World 1500m record-holder Genzebe Dibaba is the latest athlete to sign up for the Weltklasse meeting. The Ethiopian star will contest the 3000m at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich on 3 September.
It will be Dibaba’s first IAAF Diamond League appearance since breaking the 1500m world record in Monaco. Victory in Zurich will secure the Diamond Race trophy for Dibaba.
She will face a strong field which includes 5000m world leader Almaz Ayana, 2011 double world champion Vivian Cheruiyot, 2011 world 1500m champion Jenny Simpson and world 5000m silver medallist Mercy Cherono.