Defar defies Stockholm elements - IAAF Diamond League

23 Aug 2013

Meseret Defar celebrates with her fellow Ethopians at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Stockholm.

By Mike Rowbottom | For the IAAF

Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar would have preferred to have raced over 5000m, the distance at which she has won consecutive Olympic and world titles, but she made the very best of the scheduled 3000m race at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm to win in 8:30.29, the world’s fastest time this year, on Thursday (22 August).

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