• Iceland's Hinriksdottir Breaks European Junior Indoor 800m Record - 2:01.77

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The 19-year-old Iceland's running sensation, Anita  Hinriksdottir, broke her own European 800m indoor record at the national championships on Sunday, february8. 

The European Junior and World Youth Champion,Hinriksdottir, ran an impressive time of 2:01.77 to improve her previous mark by 0.4 seconds.  Hinriksdottir is now ranked  #5 indoor in the world and # 4 in European indoor rankings. 

The Icelander is planning to contest at the next month's European Indoor championships in Prague. 

World Top 10 Women 800m in 2015 (Source Tilastopja.org)

1 1:59.21 Jenny Meadows GBR 17 Apr 81 Wien 31 Jan
2 2:00.01 Joanna Jóźwik POL 30 Jan 91 Toruń 3 Feb
3 2:01.63 Ajee' Wilson USA 8 May 94 New York NY 31 Jan
4 2:01.71 Ayvika Malanova RUS 28 Nov 92 Moskva 28 Jan
5 2:01.77 NR NUR AJR Aníta Hinriksdóttir ISL 13 Jan 96 Hafnarfjördur 8 Feb
6 2:01.79 Treniere Moser USA 27 Oct 81 New York NY 31 Jan
7 2:01.87 Selina Büchel SUI 26 Jul 91 Düsseldorf 29 Jan
8 2:01.97 Renelle Lamote FRA 26 Dec 93 Glasgow 24 Jan
9 2:02.11 Yekaterina Poistogova RUS 1 Mar 91 Moskva 1 Feb
10 2:02.20 Charlene Lipsey USA 16 Jul 91 New York NY 31 Jan

 

 

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