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Last Updated: Sunday, 29 January 2006, 07:51 GMT
Dibaba storms to Boston triumph
Tirunesh Dibaba (right) in action with her sister Ejegayehu
Tirunesh Dibaba (right) led home her sister Ejegayehu
Tirunesh Dibaba devastated the field to clock the second-fastest indoor 5,000m of all-time at the Boston Indoor Games.

The Ethiopian world 5,000m and 10,000m champion won the race in 14 minutes 35.46 seconds - a massive 43 seconds ahead of her older sister Ejegayehu.

Dibaba had been trying to beat her own world record of 14:32.93.

Ireland's Alistair Cragg showed he is coming into form as he took third behind Craig Mottram and Sileshi Sihine in the men's two-mile race.

Cragg had paced the high-quality field for most of the race but was passed with 200m to go as Australia's Mottram won in 8.26:54.

"I wanted to control things the last lap because it's really hard to overtake," said Cragg.

"I relaxed for a step and the two of them caught me."

Meseret Defar just missed out on smashing Berhane Adere's world record as she won the women's 3,000m.

The Ethiopian clocked 8:30.05 and revealed afterwards she had lost her timing during the race.

American Terrence Trammell quickly overhauled Jason Gardener's world-leading mark in the 60m set in Glasgow as he won the Boston race in 6.57 seconds.


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