Gold Medal for Dibaba, she left the Kenyans by a mile. Kenya won Silver and Bronze.
LONDON — Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia surged away from 600 meters out to win the 10,000 meters at the London Games and defend her Olympic title.
Dibaba, who clinched the first women's long-distance Olympic double in Beijing four years ago by winning the 5,000 and 10,000 events, collected the first track gold of the London Games in a time of 30 minutes, 20.75 seconds.
Kenyans won silver and bronze, with Sally Kipyego finishing second in 30:26.37 and world champion Vivian Cheruiyot placing third in 30:30.44.