The Associated Press reports: Two-time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbayeva broke her indoor pole vault world record at the XL Galan meet on Thursday.
Isinbayeva cleared 5.01 meters on her second attempt at Globe Arena, topping her mark set in 2009 at Donetsk, Ukraine, by 1 centimeter. She hasn't won at a major championship since defending her Olympic gold in Beijing four years ago.
"I am so happy that I came back," Isinbayeva told the crowd. "I want to say thanks a lot to my coach and to my dear fans and the crowd. Thanks a lot today for your support."