Qu Yunxia

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Qu.
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. In 1993 she achieved the still standing world record in the 1500 metres at 3:50.46 minutes while running in the National Games of the People's Republic of China in Beijing. A few weeks earlier, she had won the 3000 metres at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics.

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Preceded by
Soviet Union Tatyana Kazankina
Women's 1,500m World Record Holder
1993-09-11 —
Succeeded by