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She’s the 1500m world record holder AND your Beijing 2015 World Champion. Congratulations to Genzebe Dibaba!

SOPOT: 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).


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