Genzebe Dibaba, younger sister of world class athletes Tirunesh and Ejegayehu Dibaba, won a gold medal for Ethiopia at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istambul, Turkey. She finished first in the women’s 1,500m in a time of 4:05.78.
Genezebe’s gold is Ethiopia’s first in these championships. The United States leads the medal t...able, followed by Great Britain, Ukraine and Ethiopia.
Meanwhile, compatriot Tizita Bogale came in 6th place in 4:10.98.
1,500m Women Final Result:
1. Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) – 4:05.78
2. Mariem Alaoui Selsouli (Morocco) – 4:07.78
3. Aslo Cakir Alptekin (Turkey) – 4:08.74
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