Geleta Burka WL
HENGELO (NED, Jun 17): At the Ethiopian 10 000 m trials former middle distance runner Gelete Burka won the women race in life-time best World leading 30:49.68. Second Alemitu Haroye in track debut at the distance 30:50.83 and third 2013 World bronze medalist Belaynesh Oljira 30:53.69. This three could be potential Beijing starters, title defender and Wild card holder Tirunesh Dibaba gave birth to a baby boy end of March, that means she could still make it to China in case. Fourth Mamitu Daska 30:55.56 PB and fifth Wude Ayalew 30:58.03. All nine 9 finishers went sub 32 minutes. Among non-finishers Meselech Melkamu and Kenyan World Half marathon record holder Florence Kiplagat. World CC bronze medalist this year Muktar Edris won the men race in 27:17.18 PB over Imane Merga 27:17.63 and surprise Mosinet Geremew 27:18.86 debut on the track at the distance. Fourth another marathon runner Adugna Takele 27:19.34 PB and fifth Tebalu Zawdie also a marathon runner with 27:20.54 PB. On the sixth place Tamirat Tola 27:22.64 (his first track race at this distance) and seventh Leul Gebriselase 27:22.89 PB. Among non-finishers Ibrahim Jeilan (silver in Moscow 2013) and Tariku Bekele.