Ethiopia’s double Olympic 5000m and 10000m champion Tirunesh Dibaba and double Olympic 10000m silver medallist Sileshi Sihine have both failed to recover from injuries and have both been ruled out of the 10000m final, team officials confirmed today.

"We had hoped that they would recover in time, but this is something unexpected and therefore, we are all very disappointed," Ethiopian team technical leader Dube Jillo told ethioberlin2009. "They are both fantastic athletes and what remains is to ensure that they return back to full fitness."…Read More

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