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Tirunesh Dibaba

Full name: Tirunesh Dibaba Keneni
Nickname(s): Baby Faced Destroyer
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: June 1, 1985 in Bekoji, Oromiya, Ethiopia
Affiliations: Corrections Police / Mizuno Track Club
Country: ETH Ethiopia
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Sileshi Sihine; Sister of Ejegayehu Dibaba; Cousin of Derartu Tulu; Sister of Genzebe Dibaba.

Medals: 3 Gold, 3 Bronze (6 Total)

Biography

Personal Bests\: 5000 – 14:11.15 (2008); 10000 – 29:54.66 (2008).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 19 Athina Athletics Women's 5,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 3 Bronze
2008 Summer 23 Beijing Athletics Women's 5,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 1 Gold
2008 Summer 23 Beijing Athletics Women's 10,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 1 Gold OR
2012 Summer 27 London Athletics Women's 5,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 3 Bronze
2012 Summer 27 London Athletics Women's 10,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 1 Gold
2016 Summer 31 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Women's 10,000 metres Ethiopia ETH 3 Bronze

Women's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) SP
2004 Summer 19 Athina Athletics Ethiopia Final 3 14:51.83
2004 Summer 19 Athina Athletics Ethiopia Round One Heat One 1 QU 15:00.66
2008 Summer 23 Beijing Athletics Ethiopia Final 1 15:41.40 6
2008 Summer 23 Beijing Athletics Ethiopia Round One Heat One 1 QU 15:09.89 10
2012 Summer 27 London Athletics Ethiopia Final 3 15:05.15
2012 Summer 27 London Athletics Ethiopia Round One Heat One 1 Q 14:58.48

Women's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
2008 Summer 23 Beijing Athletics Ethiopia Final Standings 1 OR 29:54.66
2012 Summer 27 London Athletics Ethiopia Final Standings 1 30:20.75
2016 Summer 31 Rio de Janeiro Athletics Ethiopia Final Standings 3 29:42.56
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