Gold for Genzebe, Mohammed at Sopot 2014
Ethiopia's Genzebe Dibaba and Mohammed Aman win gold in women’s 3000m and men’s 800m finals during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Genzebe, 23, won the women's 3000m gold completely dominating the race clocking 8min 55.04sec. Defending champion Hellen Onsando Obiri of Kenya claimed silver in 8:57.72, with Ethiopian-born Bahraini Maryam Yusuf Jamal taking bronze (8:59.16). Genzebe is in a scintillating form wining three world indoor records last month.
Mohammed Aman clinched the second gold medal for Team Ethiopia after winning the 800m race in a time of 1:46.40.
Adam Kszczot of Poland came in second 35 seconds behind, with Andrew Osagie of Great Britain in third place (1:47.10).
The 20-year-old Aman, who is 2013 World champion in Moscow, retained his world indoor title from Istanbul in style finishing in 1:46.40.
With two gold, two silver and one bronze, Ethiopia finished third in the overall standing, behind the US and Great Britain.
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