Women's 10000m

Athletics Beijing Olympics

World Record: Junxia Wang, China 29:31:78

Gold medal favorite: Mestawet Tufa, Ethiopia

Venue: National Stadium

Tirunesh Dibaba from Ethiopia wins gold in women’s 10,000m - OR

Tirunesh Dibaba from Ethiopia has run the women’s 10,000 meters in 29:54.68 setting a new Olympic record and winning a gold medal.
Silver went to Elvan Abeylegesse from Turkey and the bronze went to Shalane Flanagan from the United States.

10 years ago

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Kenenisa Bekele was named in both the 5000 and 10,000 meters at the Beijing Olympics.
Tirunesh Dibaba was also named in both events in the women’s event.
Although it is still uncertain if they will compete in both events.
“Bekele wants to run the two races,” the athlete’s agent Jos Hermens told AFP.
“He is in very [...]