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Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba takes home another gold with a strong finish in the 5000m final. Abeylegesse finished second in the 10000m earlier in the Games and is her strongest rival. The race begins as a pack and Abeylegesse leads until the final lap. Dibaba asserts herself and goes on to the double gold, becoming the first woman to win both the 5000m and 10000m at the same Games. Athletics 5000m Women Final - Beijing 2008 - Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH), Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR), Meseret Defar (ETH)