Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

01 Jun 1985

Height

1.65m

Weight

48kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 1

Top Performances

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ATHLETICS

Biography

Competed in: ATHLETICSAthletics

Defending champion in at 5000m and 10000m

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Meseret Defar Defar shocks Dibaba to take gold

Meseret Defar shocks Tirunesh Dibaba with a stunning last lap to reclaim the Olympic 5,000m title she won in 2004.

10 Aug 12

Tirunesh Dibaba Dibaba retains her 10,000m title

Women's 10,000m

3 Aug 12

Defending champion Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia retains her 10,000m title with a 62-second final lap, at the London 2012 Olympics.

Tirunesh Dibaba Dibaba wins Olympic 10,000m title

Women's 10,000m

3 Aug 12

Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba defends her 10,000m title with a dominant display as Britain's Jo Pavey and Julia Bleasdale smash their personal bests.

Ethiopian duo raise the bar

Ethiopia

7 Jan 10

How Bekele and Dibaba are changing the world of distance running

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Results for Tirunesh Dibaba

Date Event Rank Mark
10 Aug Women's 5000m Final 3 bronze 15:05.15
7 Aug Women's 5000m Round 1, Heat 1 1 14:58.48
3 Aug Women's 10,000m Final 1 gold 30:20.75

Head to Head

Tirunesh Dibaba vs Joanne Pavey

Tirunesh Dibaba

Tirunesh Dibaba One to watch Ethiopia flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

30:20.75 Women's 10,000m

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

48kg

Age

29

Joanne Pavey

Joanne Pavey Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

30:53.20 Women's 10,000m

Height

1.62m (5'4")

Weight

49kg

Age

40

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