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3000 Metres World Record

3000 Metres World Record

XL Galan, Stockholm, Sweden.

Five days after breaking the 1500 metres World record, Genzebe Dibaba destroyed the World indoor 3000 metres record by seven seconds, in 8:16.60! She took apart Meseret Defar’s 2007 mark of 8:23.72, running the fastest 3000 metres indoors or outdoors for 20 years! In second place World indoor 3000 metres champion Hellen Obiri set a Kenyan record 8:29.99, and finished 13 seconds behind. Dibaba will run the 2 miles at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix February 15.

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