20 Feb '15, 1am

Even with 4 world records now, Genzebe Dibaba is still not the fastest in their own family!

Even with 4 world records now, Genzebe Dibaba is still not the fastest in their own family!

STOCKHOLM (SWE, Feb 19): The 26th XL-Galan was again something special. In total one World record (16th in the history of the meet), five more World leads and 4 Arena records is the high quality statistics summary. The obvious highlight the World indoor record of Genzebe Dibaba in the 5000 m 14:18.86, the fourth fastest time ever (in or out). She improved the former mark of Meseret Defar from 2009 by huge 5.51 seconds. In the process she also clocked World leading 3000 m split 8:37.22. It was the only indoor race for Dibaba. Behind her Birtukan Fente 15:22.56, junior Dagmawit Kidane as 5th 15:35.71 and Austrian record for Jennifer Wenth as 6th 15:43.88. Three more World leads in distance races. First German Homiyu Tesfaye confirmed his World lead with another improvement of German record to 3:34.13. Second Bethwell Birgen 3:34.62 PB, third Collins Cheboi 3:35.90 PB and fou...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2015/02/what-a-meet-5000m-world...

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