Dibaba breaks world women's 1,500 meters record

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Posted: Jul 17, 2015 3:49 PM

MONACO (Reuters) - Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba broke the world women's 1,500 meters record on Friday when she clocked three minutes 50.07 seconds at the Monaco Diamond League meeting.

The previous mark of 3:50.46 was set by China's Qu Yunxi on September 11, 1993.

(Reporting by John Mehaffey, editing by Pritha Sarkar)