Dibaba and Mohammed wins Gold for Ethiopia

Mar 9, 2014


SOPOT (Poland): Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba won women’s 3000m gold at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Sunday.

The 23-year-old Dibaba, who has broken three world indoor records this season, completely dominated the race, clocking 8min 55.04sec to add the 3000m crown to the indoor 1500m title she won two years ago in Istanbul.

Defending champion Hellen Onsando Obiri of Kenya claimed silver in 8:57.72, with Ethiopian-born Bahraini Maryam Yusuf Jamal taking bronze (8:59.16).



Mohammed Aman wins 800m Final in 1:46.40 IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014

Men’s 800m Final
1 Mohammed Aman ETHIOPIA ETH 1:46.40
2 Adam Kszczot POLAND POL 1:46.76
3 Andrew Osagie GREAT BRITAIN & N.I. GBR 1:47.10
4 André Olivier SOUTH AFRICA RSA 1:47.31
5 Thijmen Kupers NETHERLANDS NED 1:47.74
Marcin Lewandowski POLAND POL DQ R163.3(b)






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