Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba also smashes world indoor 3,000 meters

Just five days after she ran a world record in the 1,500 meters in Karlsruhe, Germany, Thursday Genzebe Dibaba has also brought indoor world record in the 3,000 meters to her name. In Stockholm, Sweden, the 22-year-old Ethiopian finished in 8:16.60. That she did more than seven seconds off the 8:23.72 that her compatriot Meseret Defar on February 3, 2007 in Stuttgart had placed on the tables.

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For the 1500 meter Dibaba had new record at Karlsruhe stadium 3:55:17. The previous record was since February 18, 2006 with 3:58:28 in the name of the Russian Elena Soboleva . Genzebe Dibaba , who will be 23 Friday , seems well on way to step follow in the footsteps of her six years older sister Tirunesh Dibaba who collected three Olympic and five world titles at the 5 and 10 kilometers, and was also four times world champion in cross country running . A third sister, 31 -year-old Ejegayehu Dibaba was in 2004 olympic vice champion at 10 kilometers . Deratu Tulu , olympic champion in the 10 kilometers in 1992 and 2000 , is a cousin of the three sisters .

Genzebe Dibaba at the senior only one world title to her name in 2012 she won the 1,500 meters at the World Indoor from 7 to 9 March she gets on the World Indoor Championships in the Polish Sopot ample opportunity to smash her record to just five days after they are in Karlsruhe, Germany a world record in the 1,500 meters run, has Genzebe Dibaba Thursday also brought the indoor world record in the 3,000 meters to her name .

In Stockholm, Sweden, the 22 -year-old Ethiopian finished in 8:16.60 that she did more than seven seconds off the 8:23.72 that her compatriot Meseret Defar on February 3, 2007 in Stuttgart had placed on the tables .

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