• Kenyan-Born Turkish runner claims European Women's 10,000m crown
» Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Article source: Watch Athletics
The 19-year-old Yasemin Can prevailed in the women's 10,000m final on day one at the European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
Formally known as Vivian Jemutai, Yasemin Can, who three months ago became Turkish citizen but lives and trains outside of her new country, powered to European 10,000m gold clocking a new PB of 31:12.86 and setting a new European U23 record.
Silver medal in a new personal best of 31:19.03 took Portugal's Dulce Felix with Norway's Karoline Grovdal completing the podium clocking in a new personal best of 31:25.45.
Defending European Champion the-42-year-old Jo Pavey of Great Britain had a solid performance as she finished in 5ht in 31:34.61.
The European Athletics Championships will continue tomorrow and will conclude on Sunday, July 10.
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