Five Oromo Women Athletes Battle for Gold Medal Today at 20:05 UK Times
August 10, 2012 (Ayyaantuu.com) – Five Oromo women athletes out of 15, in the whole world, have qualified to compete for 5000m gold medal today in 2012 London Olympics at 20:05 London times or 15:05 EDT in US or 22:05 Finfinnee times. While Tirunesh Dibaba, Meseret Defar and Gelete Burka run for Ethiopia, Shitaye Eshete and Tejitu Daba will represent Bahrain. Almensh Belete ranked 19th in the first run off and did not qualify. Almensh is a citizen of Belgium. Only those who ranked 1-15 have qualified.
|Tirunesh Dibaba||Gold in women’s 10,00m|
|Tiki Gelana||Gold in women’s Marathon|
|Tariku Bekele||Bronze in men’s 10,000m|
|Sofia Assefa||Bronze in women’s 3000m steeplechase|
Standing below is based on each athlete’s time mark during qualification heats. The battle will begin at 20:05 today.
|3||2333||KIBIWOT Viola Jelagat|
|5||2327||CHERUIYOT Vivian Jepkemoi|
|6||2336||KIPYEGO Sally Jepkosgei|