Laura Muir wins 1500m event at Polish meet in 3:58.24

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Scottish athlete Laura Muir won the 1500m event at the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial meet in Chorzow, Poland – a World Continental Tour Gold athletics event.

Muir set a meet record with her 3:58.24 performance. She dropped the pace hard over the final lap and left second-place finisher Sofia Ennaoui back in second at her home meet. 

The 27-year-old European champion also raced two sub-four-minute performances, back-to-back at the Stockholm and Monaco Diamond League meets in August.

  • MUIR Laura GREAT BRITAIN 3:58.24 MR
  • ENNAOUI Sofia POLAND 3:59.70 PB
  • BOBOCEA Claudia ROMANIA 4:01.31 PB
  • HAILU Lemlem ETHIOPIA 4:04.75 
  • MCCOLGAN Eilish GREAT BRITAIN 4:06.35 
  • KAZIMIERSKA Klaudia POLAND 4:07.47PB
  • VRZALOVA Simona CZECH REPUBLIC 4:07.89 SB
  • ALEMU Habitam ETHIOPIA 4:08.23 
  • PLIŚ Renata POLAND 4:10.27 SB
  • CICHOCKA Angelika POLAND 4:17.16 
  • MAZUR Joanna POLAND 4:52.38  
  • JÓŹWIK Joanna POLAND DNF  
  • BEKUS Joanna POLAND DNF 

Muir owns the Scottish record for the distance at 3:55.22, set in Paris in 2016. She also owns the 1000m record at 2:30.82. She is a four-time European Indoors champion, twice in the 3000m and 1500m events, respectively.

At the same meet, German athlete Johannes Vetter accomplished the second-longest javelin throw in history on Sunday. His third throw of the day was measured at 97.78-metres. 

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