2018 New Delhi Diary: Tirunesh Dibaba added to New Delhi HM

Dibaba_Tirunesh-Berlin18.jpgTirunesh Dibaba, BMW Berlin 2018, photo by PhotoRun.net
Tirunesh added to New Delhi HM
NEW DELHI (IND): Tirunesh Dibaba has been added to the elite women's field for the New Delhi Half Marathon on 21 October, informs organisers. Dibaba will face a competitive field including teammates Worknesh Degefa and Ababel Yeshaneh, who broke the Ethiopian record in the Copenhagen Half Marathon with 65:46. In the men elite field the headliner is Erick Kiptanui the world season leader with 58:42. Also there Copenhagen winner Daniel Kipchumba who is Kiptanui´s training partner. Ethiopian track star Hagos Gebrhiwet will be debuting at the distance. Last year third placer Leonard Korir of USA is returning along with second placer Andamlak Belihu from Ethiopia. Zane Robertson of New Zealand will be most probably the best non-african athlete and is returning after an injury break. With the help of Alberto Stretti.

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