Dibaba will run her 3rd career marathon in Chicago on October 8th.
The hotel attendants stole money and other property from athletes including Tirunesh and Genzebe Dibaba.
She'll face Betsy Saina in the half next weekend.
Nothing new here, but some background on Dibaba's career if you haven't read it all before.
At 4K, Ayana was 5-seconds ahead of Tirnesh Dibaba's WR run, but Dibaba closed way faster when she ran her 14:11.
Bekele beat Wilson Kipsang (28:15) and David McNeill (28:39) while Edna Kiplagat was runner-up for the women in 31:25.
*BBC Flash Results Article to come.
She says being a mom has changed everything but of her and Sihine's son, she says, “He is a very nice boy,"
The 2-time Olympic 10,000 champ has yet to race this year. She'll face Gemma Steel and Edna Kiplagat.
After time away to have a baby, Dibaba will run her first race since winning here 2-years ago. She'll face two-time World marathon champ Edna Kiplagat and Euro XC champ Gemma Steel.
Definitely written from a different perspective than you see in most running articles, but some interesting insights here for fans of Tirunesh, Genzebe and all the other fast Dibaba women. We're sorry to inform the men of LetsRun that Genzebe says she has a non-runner boyfriend.
Radcliffe got 46% of the vote to Tirunesh Dibaba's 34%. We're thrilled doper Wang Junxia got 0% (although we're surprised she even made the ballot). And before you accuse the Brits of being biased, remember that Mo Farah got spanked by Haile G when they did the men's poll.
-"I have to do it, especially after what my sister has achieved. I have to do the same, if not better," said Dibaba. But she's dreaming really big down the road. "Now I want them all (world records): the 1500, the 5000, even the 800."
Ayana: “I’m disappointed because the agreement was not kept. I did more laps than my rival, especially after 2k. Next time I will run different.”
*Lavillenie loses on home soil
"I didn't know I was so close to the world record. I was looking at running about 14:20..."
She says Tirunesh Dibaba is her idol.
Ayana actually beat Genzebe Dibaba to win African Champs and also won the IAAF Continental Cup. She has a 14:25.84 5000 best and talks about going for Tirunesh's 14:11.15 WR.
Genzebe's sister Anna translated for her and they both spoke on the Dibaba sister running legacy.