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Qu Yunxia

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Subject: 1993 in athletics (track and field), Athletics at the 7th National Games of the People's Republic of China, 3000 metres, Athletics at the 2002 Asian Games – Women's 1500 metres, Athletics at the 1993 East Asian Games
Collection: 1972 Births, Asian Games Medalists in Athletics (Track and Field), Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1992 Summer Olympics, Athletes from Liaoning, Chinese Long-Distance Runners, Chinese Middle-Distance Runners, Living People, Olympic Athletes of China, Olympic Bronze Medalists for China, Olympic Medalists in Athletics (Track and Field), World Championships in Athletics Medalists, World Record Holders in Athletics (Track and Field)
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Qu Yunxia

Qu Yunxia
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Born 25 December 1972

Qu Yunxia (simplified Chinese: 曲云霞; traditional Chinese: 曲雲霞; pinyin: Qǔ Yúnxiá; born 25 December 1972) is a Chinese Olympic athlete who specialized in the 1500 metres.

At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona she won a bronze medal on 1500 m.

On 9 November 1993 she set the world record in the 1500 metres at 3:50.46 minutes[1] while running in the National Games of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. The record stood 22 years, until broken on 17 July 2015, by Genzebe Dibaba.

She won the 3000 metres at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics.

See also


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  • Sports Reference

Preceded by
Tatyana Kazankina
Women's 1,500 m World Record Holder
September 11, 1993 — July 17, 2015
Succeeded by
Genzebe Dibaba

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