Dibaba sets national record to win 1500m

World indoor champion, Genzebe Dibaba, ran superbly to win in an excellent 3:57.77 to improve her outdoor personal best by over eight seconds. Not only was it a meeting record but faster than anything run throughout the whole of this season and last. It was also a national record for the Ethiopian.

Second was fellow Ethiopian, Abeba Aregawi, with a 3:59.23 PB and third Morocco's Ibtissam Lakhaouad, 4:01.69.