Ethiopian Genzebe Dibaba powered to a world indoor mile record on Wednesday, clocking 4:13.31 to eclipse the time of 4:17.14 set 26 years ago by Romanian Doina Melinte.
It is the third time Dibaba, 25, has broken a world record in Stockholm, having previously set new marks for the 3,000 and 5,000 metres at the Ericsson Globe Arena in the Swedish capital.
NEW WORLD RECORD
Genzebe Dibaba runs 4:13.31 in the indoor mile. Historic. pic.twitter.com/sryytUY2qO
— IAAF (@iaaforg) February 17, 2016
— FloTrack (@FloTrack) February 17, 2016
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