Mara DIBABA

Mara DIBABA - Ethiopia - 2015 World marathon champion in Beijing.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 30 August 2015

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Friday, 20 October 1989
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Oromia Region, Ethiopia
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ethiopia
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Mara DIBABA - Ethiopia - 2015 World marathon champion in Beijing.

Mare Dibaba wins the marathon at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing from

Kenya's Helah Kiprop in what was a 100 metres sprint to the finish line.

Entering the Bird's Nest Stadium together the pair raced to the finish with

25 year old Mare taking the Gold medal from 30 year old Kiprop. They were together

with 60 metres to go.

Mare Dibaba is not related to the other famous Dibaba sisters Tirunesh and Genzebe.

 

 1.
 Mare
 DIBABA
 ETH  2:27:35  
 2.
 Helah
 KIPROP  KEN  2:27:36  
 3.  Eunice
 KIWA  BAH  2:27:39  
 4.  Jemima
 SUMGONG KEN
2:27:42
 
 5.  Edna
 KIPLAGAT  KEN  2:28:18  
 6.  Tigist
 TUFA  ETH  2:29:12   
 
 7.  Mai
 ITO  JAP  2:29:48   
 
 8.  Tirfi    
 TSEGAYE ETH
 2:30:54   
 

 

 

Mara Dibaba with the flag of Ethiopia.   Photo G. H. ©