MESERET DEFAR RUMORS

Defar beats Dibaba to win 5,000 gold

Meseret Defar upstaged fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba to win the Olympic 5,000 meters Friday night. Defar, the 2004 Olympic champion, overtook Dibaba in the final stretch and held on to win the gold medal in 15 minutes, 4.25 seconds. World champion Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya surged into second place in the last 50 meters to claim the silver medal in 15.04.73. Dibaba finished with...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Defar upstages Dibaba to win Olympic 5,000 gold

Meseret Defar upstaged fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba to win the Olympic 5,000 meters Friday night. Defar, the 2004 Olympic champion, overtook Dibaba in the final stretch and held on to win the gold medal in 15 minutes, 4.25 seconds. World champion Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya surged into second place in the last 50 meters to claim the silver medal in 15.04.73. Dibaba finished with...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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