Ejegayehu Dibaba

Marathoner + Medalist + Golfer
Born Mar 21, 1982
Age 32

Ejegayehu Dibaba is an Ethiopian long-distance runner. She is a member of the Oromo ethnic group from the high-altitude Arsi Zone of the Oromia Region. She is the third child of six, her younger sisters Tirunesh and Genzebe are also international long distance athletes, and brother Dejene is marked as a future star. Like her sister Tirunesh, her cousin Derartu Tulu is a double Olympic gold medalist.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born in 1982.


2004 22 Years Old Ejegayehu beat her cousin to take the silver medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics, her two bronze medals at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics were behind her sister winning the gold in the final sprint.
2010 28 Years Old She took part in a 7 km race at the Memorial Peppe Greco in September 2010 and took second place behind Sylvia Kibet.
2011 29 Years Old Ejegayehu made her debut over the marathon distance at the 2011 Chicago Marathon and, even though she was well-beaten by Liliya Shobukhova (who became the second fastest woman ever), she was the runner-up and made the third fastest marathon debut with her time of 2:22:09 hours. … Read More
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