• Ayanleh Souleiman Wins 800m at Sollentuna Grand Prix

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The world Indoor 1500m champion and world outdoor 800m bronze medallist,  Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI), took a victory at the Sollentuna GP 800m race on Thursday June 26.

The 21 year old Souleiman  clocked seasons best and this years  6 fastest time in the world of 1:44.39 defeating Denmark's best 800m runner Andreas Bube, who clocked 1:46.23.

Souleiman, who in Moscow won world bronze medal at age of 20  holds season best time in the word and #10 all time in the mile run of 3:47.32 he achieved in Eugene three weeks ago.

In the men's 400m race Anas Beshr won the race in 45.93 while South Africa's national record holder Wayde Van Niekerk in the event won the 200m 20.53.

Morocco's  Fouad El Kaamout out kicked Kenya's Abednego Chesebe to win 1500m in 3:36.44.

Australia's Benn Harradine took the win in the men's discus throw with a mark of 63.07 meters defeating world and Olympic finalist Mart Israel of Estonia by 42cm. Another Australian Hamish Peacock won the men's javelin with a toss of 82.24m PB.

In the women's high jump super star Blanka Vlasic won the meet clearing 1.92m. Barbara Szabo of Hungary took second with 1.84m while Italy's Elena Brambilla was third with a mark of 1.80m. 

SEE FULL SOLLENTUNA GP RESULTS HERE>>

 




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