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Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar wins 5000m in Sweden

Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar wins 5000m in Sweden

(TsehaiNY) - Former world record holder and Olympic champion, Meseret Defar won the women’s 5000m at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday August 6th. Meseret who was looking to set a new world record and reclaim the title was in a close race against recent European champion Alemitu Bekele.  Although Meseret fell short [...]

Ethiopian-born Bekele wins 5,000 meters

Ethiopian-born Bekele wins 5,000 meters

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Alemitu Bekele won the women's 5,000 meters to deny Turkish teammate Elvan Abeylegesse a double distance gold at the European Championships on Sunday. The Ethiopian-born Bekele stayed with the leading pack as it broke away with over 2,500 meters to go before pouncing ahead of her three chasers along the back [...]