Genzebe Dibaba biography

Genzebe Dibaba

Track and field athletics, Olympic athlete

1991 –

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Who is Genzebe Dibaba?

Genzebe Dibaba is an Ethiopian middle- and long-distance runner. She is the sister of three-times Olympic champion Tirunesh Dibaba and Olympic silver medallist Ejegayehu Dibaba, and the cousin of former Olympic champion Derartu Tulu.

She was the 2012 World Indoor Champion for the 1500 m and holds the Ethiopian record for the distance with her best of 3:57.77 minutes. She represented Ethiopia at the 2012 Summer Olympics and has twice competed at the World Championships in Athletics. She was highly successful as a junior athlete, having won two junior world cross country titles and one world junior 5000 m gold medal.

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Born
Feb 8, 1991
Ethiopia
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Oromo people
Nationality
  • Ethiopia
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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