• Dibaba Wins 10,000m and Makes History by Winning 5 World Championship titles on Track

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World Distance Running Queen, Tirunesh Dibaba, of Ethiopia with a massive kick of 59 seconds over the last lap, won her 3rd 10000m world championship title in Moscow. She has now won total of 5 world titles on the track - 2 in 5000m and 3 in 10000m. No other distance runner in the world has done it.

Second place took Kenyan Gladys Cherono 30:45.17and 3rd place took Belaynesh Oljira of Ethiopia 30:46.98. Hitomi Niiya of Japan, who led the most of the race up until last 500m faded to 5th place in the final lap, but ran a brilliant pr of 30:56.7.

Final  Results 

1
Tirunesh Dibaba ETHETH 30:43.35
2 Gladys Cherono KENKEN 30:45.17
3 Belaynesh Oljira ETHETH 30:46.98
4 Emily Chebet KENKEN 30:47.02 PB
5 Hitomi Niiya JPNJPN 30:56.70 PB
6 Shitaye Eshete BRNBRN 31:13.79 SB
7 Selly Chepyego Kaptich KENKEN 31:22.11 PB
8 Shalane Flanagan USAUSA 31:34.83
9 Ababel Yeshaneh ETHETH 32:02.09
10 Christelle Daunay FRAFRA 32:04.44 SB
11 Marisol Romero MEXMEX 32:16.36
12 Jordan Hasay USAUSA 32:17.93
13 Ana Dulce Félix PORPOR 32:36.73
14 Amy Hastings USAUSA 32:51.19
15 Karolina Jarzynska POLPOL 32:54.15
16 Juliet Chekwel UGAUGA 32:57.02 NR
17 Gulshat Fazlitdinova RUSRUS 33:31.49

Sabrina Mockenhaupt GERGER DNF

Lara Tamsett AUSAUS DNF

 

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