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Meseret Defar: Profile of Distance Runner Meseret Defar
An overview of Ethiopian distance runner Meseret Defar's track and field career.
Women's 5000-Meter World Records - Track & Field - About.com
Meseret Defar (left) and Tirunesh Dibaba both broke the 5000-meter world record in the early 2000s. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. For much of the 20th century, ...
2012 Olympic Recap: Distance Races - Track & Field - About.com
Tirunesh Dibaba leads Meseret Defar in the 5000-meter final. Defar rallied to earn the gold medal while Dibaba placed third. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.
Vivian Cheruiyot: Profile of Distance Runner Vivian Cheruiyot
In 2007, Cheruiyot topped Meseret Defar's previous 5000-meter world record, finishing in 14:22.51. Unfortunately for Cheruiyot, Defar also beat her old mark on ...
5000 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists - Track & Field - About.com
GOLD Meseret Defar, ETH 14:45.65. SILVER Isabella Ochichi, KEN 14:48.19. BRONZE Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 14:51.83. 2008. GOLD Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 15 : ...
The Best 2013 World Championship Women's Distance Runners
Fellow Ethiopian Meseret Defar, the second-fastest woman of all time, is the defending Olympic champion and won in Oslo in June in 14:26.90. Defar has won ...
London Olympics Preview: Distance Running
Cheruiyot's prime challenger in the 5000 may be the 2004 Olympic gold medalist, Ethiopia's Meseret Defar. Other top contenders include Kenya's Viola Kibiwot ...
World's Top 2008 Olympic Contenders - Track & Field - About.com
In 2004, Meseret Defar was a surprise gold medalist at Athens. In Beijing, she had to settle for bronze in the 5000. More ». - Michael Steele/Getty Images.
Introduction to Long Distance Events - Track & Field - About.com
Ethiopian Meseret Defar improved her own world record in the 5000 during an IAAF event in Oslo, Norway on June 15, 2007, with a time of 14:16.63. Defar set ...
IAAF Female Athletes of the Year, 2006-2010
After setting her first 5000-meter world record in 2006 Meseret Defar improved her mark by almost eight seconds, running 14:16.63 at the 2007 Bislett Games in ...