Obiri Destroys💥 Field, Upstages Dibaba at Women's 5,000m Race in Rome🇮🇹

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Kenyan Hellen Obiri destroyed the field to win the women's 5,000 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday, upstaging Genzebe Dibaba who was expected to make a world record attempt.

Obiri, the Olympic silver medallist, ran the fifth fastest time in history and the quickest of the season as she finished in 14 minutes 18.37 seconds, nearly 15 seconds ahead of compatriot Agnes Jebet Tirop in second place.

In the javelin, Thomas Roehler produced another monster throw to overhaul fellow German Johannes Vetter and win with his final attempt.

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