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Athletics update:Dibaba, Cheruiyot for 5000m showdown

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Tirunesh Dibaba won her heat in 14:58.48 while Cheruiyot finished second in Heat 2 in 15:01.54 as they look up to the finals that come up on Friday.

Results

Women’s 5000m, Round 1

Heat 1

Kimbiwot Viola (Kenya, 14:51.39), has qualified for the finals

Noujani Nadia (Morocco), did not finish

Defar Messeret (Ethiopia, 14:58.70), has qualified for the finals

Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia,14:58.48), has qualified for the finals

Heat2

Burka Gelete (Ethiopia, 15:01.44), has qualified for the finals

Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya,15:01.54), has qualified for the finals

Mrisho Zakia (Tanzania, 15:39.58), eliminated

Sally Kipyego (Kenya, 15:01.87), has qualified for the finals

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