Genzebe Dibaba wins Gold medal in 1,500m for Ethiopia
Istambul, Turkey Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Genzebe Dibaba, younger sister of world class athletes Tirunesh and Ejegayehu, won a gold medal for Ethiopia at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships here today when she finished first in the womenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1,500m in a time of 4:05.78.
GenezebeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s gold is EthiopiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s first in these championships. The United States leads the medal table, followed by Great Britain, Ukraine and Ethiopia.
Meanwhile, compatriot Tizita Bogale came in 6th place in 4:10.98.
1,500m Women Final Result:
1. Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 4:05.78
2. Mariem Alaoui Selsouli (Morocco) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 4:07.78
3. Aslo Cakir Alptekin (Turkey) Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 4:08.74