Friday, July 17, 2015
Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia breaks the 22-years-old record for 1500 meter
Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia ran 3:50.07 for 1500 meters today in Monaco, breaking the 22-year-old world record of 3:50.46 by Qu Yunxia of China, a mark that until this year had been considered invincible.
Shannon Rowbury finished third in 3:56.29 and broke Mary Slaney's 32-year-old American record of 3:57.12. American Jenny Simpson was fourth in 3:57.30.