Tirunesh Dibaba withdraws from 2013 London Marathon with shin injury

Tirunesh Dibaba withdraws from 2013 London Marathon with shin injury

Dibaba vows to make her marathon debut at 2014 LondonCourtesy of the London MarathonMarch 14, 2013Tirunesh Dibaba has pulled out of the 2013 Virgin London Marathon with a shin injury.The Ethiopian triple Olympic monitor champion was once because of make her debut over 26.2 miles in London on 21 April however has been compelled to put off her transfer as much as the marathon as a result of a prior drawback with her decrease leg re-emerged right through coaching.She stated: “I have been in training for the London Marathon, but the increase in mileage has caused a flare up of my previous lower leg injury.“As a result, I won’t be able to compete in this year’s London Marathon but I look forward to making my marathon debut there next year.”Dibaba retained her Olympic 10,000m name at London 2012 final summer time and added a bronze within the 5000m after profitable each occasions on the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. She has additionally bagged 4 gold medals at World Championships and 5 World Cross Country titles in an illustrious occupation.She received the Great North Run part marathon final September and was once aiming to change into the primary Ethiopian since her cousin Derartu Tulu in 2001 to win the ladies’s race on the London Marathon.The marathon debut of the 5000 report holder is being placed on cling for a yr.*More 2008 Bislett Games Photos

Updated: March 28, 2018 — 8:33 am

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