Twelve days after his lap-counting error in the 5000m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Hagos Gebrhiwet made no mistakes at the Ethiopian Trials in Hengelo on Wednesday (17), winning the men’s 10,000m in a world-leading 26:48.95.
Olympic 5000m bronze medallist Hagos Gebrhiwet from Ethiopia won the eagerly awaited head-to-head against younger compatriot Selemon Barega by four seconds in the men’s 10km race at the Campaccio IAAF Cross Country Permit meeting race in San Giorgio su Legnano on an unseasonably warm and sunny Sunday (6).
Tirunesh Dibaba, considered by many to be the world’s greatest female distance runner, will run the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday 21 October.
Olympic 5000m silver and bronze medallists Paul Chelimo and Hagos Gebrhiwet will take on Olympic 800m bronze medallist Clayton Murphy at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix when the US middle-distance runner steps up in distance at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston on 28 January.
Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May after last year becoming the youngest ever winner of the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic, organisers of the meeting announced on Monday (18).
Following their fantastic feats already in this season’s IAAF Diamond League, all eyes will be on Renaud Lavillenie and Pedro Pablo Pichardo at the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea meeting in Rome on Thursday (4).
On a night of superb performances at the first IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015, Allyson Felix cannot be denied her place in the spot light in Doha.
Double Olympic, world and European 5000m and 10,000m champion Mo Farah will drop down in distance and contest the 3000m at the Doha 2015 meeting, the opening competition of this year’s IAAF Diamond League on Friday 15 May, organisers announced on Tuesday (31).
Just like the senior men’s race two years ago, which produced more than its fair share of surprises, the event at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 is shaping up to be more than a straight-forward contest between Ethiopia and Kenya.
Four of Ethiopia’s medallists from the last edition of the championships will compete at this month’s IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 on 28 March.