Genzebe Dibaba defends 3 000m crown

Tirunesh Dibaba (photo: Getty Images)
Tirunesh Dibaba (photo: Getty Images)

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia successfully defended her 3 000m crown at the  in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, romping to an easy victory.

Dibaba powered home around 50 metres clear of her nearest rival, compatriot Meseret Defar, clocking a time of 8min 47.43sec.

Shannon Rowbury of the United States took the bronze.

It was a third consecutive world indoors gold medal for Dibaba, who won the 1 500m crown in 2012 and the 3 000m title two years ago in Sopot, Poland.

Source: AFP

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4 Comments

  1. Alemayehu says

    Please correct the title dude!

  2. says

    good

  3. Kwondim says

    Please correct the title and apologize to Genzebe.

  4. emaraim says

    Hi
    Title is not going with inside story .

    Great victory for Genzebe.

    ekm

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