Tirunesh Dibaba

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Birthday
1, 1985
Birthplace
Bekoji, Ethiopia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
Bekoji, Ethiopia

About

Ethiopian runner and three-time Olympic gold medalist. She also won two bronze medals, one in 2004 and one in 2012.

Before Fame

She competed in her first International track event during the 2001 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.

Trivia

She won two gold medals for the 10,000 metre and 5,000 metre runs at the 2008 Olympics.

Family Life

Her sister Ejegayehu Dibaba won a silver medal at the 2004 Olympics. She married fellow runner Sileshi Sihine in 2008.

Associated With

She competed in the 2008 Olympics where swimmer Michael Phelps won 8 gold medals.