• Meseret Defar to use her wild card to compete at Beijing world champships

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Defending world champion over 5000m Meseret Defar has decided to compete at next month's world athletics championships in Beijing.


The Ethiopian distance running star Defar will use her wild card to compete in the world championships. Beijing world championships will be her first race since September 2013.

The 31-year-old Ethiopian has won 2 Olympic games and 2 world championships gold medals and broke four time world records.

The 2015 world athletics championships starts on August 22.


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