Middle and long-distance runner who competed at the 2012 London Summer Olympics and won the 1500 meters at the 2012 World Indoor Championships.
She was the second junior woman to win two consecutive junior cross country championships: the 2008 and 2009 IAAF World Cross Country Championships.
She broke the Ethiopian record for the 1500 meters competition at the 2012 World Indoor Championships, coming in at 3:57.77 minutes.
She was born into a family of Olympians: her cousin was Olympic 10,000-meters champion Derartu Tulu and her sisters were silver medalist Ejegayehu Dibaba and gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba.
She was born in the village of Bekoji, the same village in which another famed Olympic runner, Kenenisa Bekele, was also born.
Genzebe Dibaba Age
How old is Genzebe Dibaba? She was born in 1991, she is 32 years old.
Genzebe Dibaba Height & Weight
How tall is Genzebe Dibaba? She stands 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall.
What is Genzebe Dibaba's weight? She weighs 115 lbs (52 kg).
Genzebe Dibaba Wiki
|Age||32 years old|
|Birthday||February 8, 1991|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Weight||approx. 115 lbs (52 kg)|
Quotes by Genzebe Dibaba
I damaged my hamstring at the London Olympics and had to stop training for five months. At times, I thought my career was over.— Genzebe Dibaba
An athlete may not know what they’re putting in their body.— Genzebe Dibaba
I find outdoors easier than indoors, but I am more interested in indoor athletics. I prefer it because it is hotter indoors, and I like the shorter laps.— Genzebe Dibaba
I had a great season and truly enjoyed competing around the world – from Monaco, where I managed to establish a world record, to Beijing, where I finally captured my first world outdoor title.— Genzebe Dibaba
I’ve worked hard to get here; I would like to thank all the people who helped me.— Genzebe Dibaba