The first world record of the 2005 indoor athletics season meant a sure rise in
the latest IAAF World Rankings for Tirunesh Dibaba.
"10" />The 19-year-old Ethiopian ran 14:32.93 (1357 points) to win the 5000m at
the Boston Reebok Indoor Games over the weekend. Olympic Bronze medallist
Dibaba overtook her compatriot Meseret Defar and the Kenyan duo of Isabella
Ochichi and Edith Masai to rise into 2nd place in the Women’s
5000–10,000m Event Rankings behind her older sister Ejegayehu
In the Women’s Overall Rankings, Tirunesh stepped up seven places to
15th, while Ejegayehu also improved one spot to 12th after finishing second in
Boston with 14:58.25 (1269 points) ...