March 4, 2018
Genzebe Dibaba won women’s 1500 meters at the Birmingham indoor championship, doubling her gold medal in the championship. On Thursday, she won in 3000 meters. She is now recorded in IAAF as the second women athlete to win double indoor in 1500-3000. Before her, Gabriela Szabo of Romania did it in 1999, at the Maebashi championship.
Genzebe finished the 1500 meters in 4:05.27.
Watch the race here
In an interview with a journalist after the race, she said that she is happy that her dream of double win came true.
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