Interview: Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) – Sopot 2014

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IAAF Official channel caught up with World Indoor record-holder, Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia, at the 2014 world Indoor championships in Sopot, Poland. Duration: 4:20

In the space of a two-week period in early February, the 23-year-old Ethiopian smashed the world indoor 1500m record with 3:55.17 in Karlsruhe. Five days later, she took six seconds off the world indoor 3000m record with 8:16.60 in Stockholm. Little more than a week later, she set a world indoor best for two miles with a storming 9:00.48 run in Birmingham.

Dibaba crowned a spectacular winter season with victory in the women’s 3000m clocking 8:55.04 ahead of Kenyan Hellen Onsando Obiri at the World Indoors Championships in Sopot, Poland