• Dibaba Smashes World 5000m Record
Ethiopia's superstar Genzebe Dibaba smashed the women's 5000m indoor world record at the 2015 XL Galan Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden on Thursday (19).
Dibaba ran a phenomenal time of 14:18.86 to beat compatriot's Meseret Defar's previous world record by almost 6 seconds.
Genzebe Dibaba also holds world indoor records in 1500m, 3000m, and 2-miles from last year.
Results Women 5000m
|4||Alia Saeed Mohamed||15:34.70|
The Dutch runner Sifan Hassan won the women's 1500m with a WL mark of 4:00.46. Germany's world season leader Homiyu Tesfaye took the win in the men's 1500m race setting a new national record of 3:34:13. The mark is also European indoor all time #3.
In the men's 800m Qatar’s Musaeb Balla battled poland's Adam Kszczot and Marcin Levandowski for the win. Balla won the race with a new WL mark of 1:45.48, while Kszczot and Levandowski clocked 1:45.77 and 1:45.78 respectively.
In the men's 400m B Race teenager Abadalleleh Haroun of Qatar unexpectedly won the event with a new Asian indoor record of 45.39 seconds. The A race won world indoor champion Pavel Maslak, from Czech Republic, who clocked 46.38.