11. Genzebe Dibaba, an Ethiopian middle- and long-range distance runner, is the current world record holder for the women’s 1500 meters, both indoor and outdoor. A proud owner of five world records including the outdoor 1,500 meters mark and indoor records in the 3000 meters and 5000 meters, she is particularly lauded for breaking a 26-year-old record on the women’s 1500 meters indoor mile, running a time of 4:13:31.
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