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• Hassan's 14:22.12 and 3rd Place Earns Her European 5000m record in London

Having broken the world mile record at the last Diamond League meeting in Monaco earlier this month month, Sifan Hassan from the Netherlands revised her European 5000m record with 14:22.12 on the second day of the London Diamond League on Sunday (21).

Even though she did not win Hassan, the European champion at the distance, was still in prolific form as she finished third in 14:22.12. Hassan had led for the final three laps at the London Stadium but world champion Hellen Obiri proved too strong in the final 200 metres as she won in 14:20.36 from Kenyan teammate Agnes Jebet Tirop, second in 14:20.68.

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