Ejegayehu Dibaba
Ethiopian long-distance runner
Ejegayehu Dibaba
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.
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DAVENPORT, Iowa – The Quad-City Times Bix 7 is attracting a younger crowd this ... - velonews.competitor.com
Google News - over 5 years
Mekonnin was expected to be one of two Ethiopians with a good chance of winning here, but Ejegayehu Dibaba was forced to withdraw this week because of visa problems. Mekonnin's primary competition now is expected to come from Kenyan runners
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Bix 7 women's field breakdown: Ethiopians could break through - Quad City Times
Google News - over 5 years
Mekonnin was expected to be one of two Ethiopians with a good chance of winning here, but Ejegayehu Dibaba was forced to withdraw Wednesday because of visa problems. Dibaba won the silver medal in the 10000 meters at the 2004 Olympics and is part of a
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Ethiopian Runners in the US Vying for a Level Field With Athletes From Ethiopia - Tadias Magazine
Google News - over 5 years
“In Ethiopia we all have the same coach, we are a team,” he said, pointing around a lunch table to 2008 Boston Marathon winner Tune and 2004 Olympian Ejegayehu Dibaba. “And the culture is different in Ethiopia,” Merga added. “There is more discipline,
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Athletics: Dire Tune WIns Ottawa Race Weekend 10K Challenge - RunnersWeb
Google News - over 5 years
Behind Tune was Morocco's Samira Raif with a time of 32:47, Ejegayehu Dibaba Keneni in 32:57, Hyvon Ngetich in 33:41, and Aziza Aliyu in 33:50. The top Canadian was Tarah McKay-Korir who finished in 8th place with a time of 34:36. On the men's side,
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Dummy head for the sport front - Ottawa Citizen
Google News - over 5 years
The women's 10-kilometre races appears to be a battle between defending champion Dire Tune and Ejegayehu Dibaba, who are both from Ethiopia. Taking advantage of a 4:07 head start against the men's elite field, Tune crossed the finish line first last
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Dire Tune returns to Ottawa to defend her title. Photo: PhotoRun.net - velonews.competitor.com
Google News - over 5 years
Expected to give Tune a run for the money is Ejegayehu Dibaba. At 29 years of age, Dibaba is the most experienced in the field. She won silver at the 2004 Olympics in the 10000m event. In the men's race, North American road racing specialist Deriba
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Q&A with Manny Rodrigues, Elite Athletes Coordinator, Run Ottawa - Ottawa Citizen
Google News - almost 6 years
Only Ejegayehu Dibaba (Ethiopia), competing in the 10K event, is an Olympic medalist (silver, 10000m) but two others have gotten very close – Ethiopians Deriba Merga (competing in the 10K) and Elfenesh Alemu (competing in the marathon) were both 4th in
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Ottawa 10K Attracts Extremely Competitive Field - velonews.competitor.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Expected to give Tune a run for the money is Olympic silver medalist and fellow Ethiopian Ejegayehu Dibaba. “I hope that the race is very fast as I am ready to put on a great show for the people of Ottawa,” she said. In the men's race, Deriba Merga
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Une médaillée olympique à Ottawa - Cyberpresse
Google News - almost 6 years
Dire Tune aura fort à faire pour gagner l'épreuve de 10 km d'Ottawa cette année : sa compatriote Ejegayehu Dibaba, deuxième aux Jeux d'Athènes, sera de la course. Il n'y a pas que le Marathon d'Ottawa qui attire de grosses pointures internationales de
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MARATHON; Foreign Runners Find Getting To Race Can Be Hardest Step
NYTimes - over 10 years
For many elite international runners competing in the New York City Marathon today, reaching the starting line of the 26.2-mile race has required the same kind of planning and strategy that will be needed to reach the finish line. Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the process of obtaining visas to compete in the United States has
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TRACK AND FIELD; Home Fans Finally Have Something to Cheer About
NYTimes - over 11 years
It was another night for medal hoarding at the track and field world championships, first for the Ethiopian women, then for the United States women. First, Tirunesh Dibaba, a 19-year-old with a devastating kick, fought off her teammate Meseret Defar to lead an Ethiopian sweep of the top four places in the 5,000 meters. Next, the United States
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TRACK AND FIELD; Finally, the Emotional Nelson Wins a Major International Title in Shot-Put
NYTimes - over 11 years
If Adam Nelson ever does troll for sponsors again on eBay, he will have a much better self-promotional pitch to make. When he auctioned his services for the month of June to a medical company for $12,000 to try to help balance his budget, he was a four-time silver medalist in the shot-put competitions that matter most. Now, after the first day of
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TRACK AND FIELD; Ethiopian Woman Sets World Record in 5,000
NYTimes - about 12 years
Tirunesh Dibaba and Meseret Defar of Ethiopia put their nation's stamp on the Boston Indoor Games on Saturday, delivering a world-record performance and one near record. Their countryman Kenenisa Bekele, the Olympic champion at 10,000 meters and the silver medalist in the 5,000, had no such luck at the Reggie Lewis Track and Field Center. He
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