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Genzebe Dibaba reportedly will double at the World Championships:

Genzebe Dibaba reportedly will double at the World Championships:

The Dibaba double is back on the table. Just one week after the Ethiopian Athletics Federation announced that 1500m World record holder Genzebe Dibaba would only compete in the 5,000m at the IAAF World Championships , the 24-year-old Dibaba has reportedly confirmed that she will in fact compete in the 1500m and 5,000m in Beijing. The news was broke by European track and field journalist Alfonz Juck , who tweeted this: Genzebe Dibaba confirms double at World Champs in Beijing, great to see her in both 1500 m and 5000 m. — Alfonz Juck (@emenews) July 27, 2015 After setting the 3:50.07 World record on July 17th in Monaco, Dibaba announced that she would pursue the unprecedented double at the World Championships. The Ethiopian not only owns the 1500 world record, but also the indoor 1500, 3k, 2-mile, and 5k records as well. Dibaba has not lost a race in 2015, and her 14:15.41 ...

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