• Dibaba to race at Stockholm Diamond Legue next month
Ethiopian distance running star, Genzebe Dibaba, will compete at Stockholm Diamond League meet on July 30, the meeting organizers announced on Monday.
Dibaba will return to the city where she has set two world indoor records. last year the 24-year-old Dibaba set a world indoor record over 3000m of 8:16.60, while this year she set another world indoor record in 5000m of 14:18.86.
“Stockholm is my second home and I’m looking forward to Stockholm Bauhaus Athletics and the chance to run a fast 5000m,” said Dibaba.
Dibaba in Stockholm will race the 5000m in which she holds a season's best time of 14:19.76 from Pre Classic in May. This year's world leading mark belongs to Dibaba's compatriot Almaz Ayana, who ran a sensational history's second fastest time of 14:14.32 in Shanghai.
The world record 14:11.15 in 5000m was set in 2008 in Oslo by Genzebe's sister Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia.