Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey broke the women’s half marathon world record in Valencia on Oct. 24.
Gidey finished the Valencia Half Marathon Trinidad Alfonso with a time of 1:02:52, World Athletics announced.
Kenyan Ruth Chepngetich previously set the world record of 1:04:02 earlier this year.
Gidey, 23, became the first woman to official break the 64- and 63-minute barriers and the first debutante to set a world record for the distance.
Gidey broke the 5,000-meter record last year with a time of 14:06.62 and the 10,000-meter record last June with a time of 29:01.03.
Gidey, a Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist, now holds three world records.
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