• Jemma Reekie: British athlete dismisses link between her Nike shoes and recent record-breaking form
February 16, 2020
Britain's Jemma Reekie has dismissed speculation that her recent improvement is linked to her Nike prototype shoes.
The 21-year-old Scot has broken three indoor records in the past month and won the 1500m in Glasgow on Saturday.
Addressing questions about her spikes for the first time, she said her improvement was a product of pushing her body "to the absolute limit".
Nike's shoes and spikes have been making headlines in recent weeks because of new World Athletics rules.
Under the new regulations, athletes will not be able to compete in prototype shoes from April, but at present the likes of five-time European champion Laura Muir and Reekie are able to run in shoes not available in the shops.
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