Laura Muir continues stunning form as she clocks world best time of 3:57.40 to win the 1500m at ISTAF Berlin meet
- Laura Muir continued her excellent form by winning 1500m at ISTAF Berlin
- The impressive Scot managed to prevail with a world leading time of 3:57.40
- Muir was more than two seconds clear of British team-mate Laura Weightman
Laura Muir’s stunning form continued on Sunday as she clocked a world-leading time to win the 1500m at the ISTAF Berlin meet.
The Scot crossed in 3:57.40 to claim her fifth straight win over the past three weeks. She was more than two seconds clear of her British team-mate Laura Weightman, whose 4:00.09 was a personal best.
Muir, who has now gone under four minutes in each of her past four runs at the distance, lowered her own world lead by 0.46sec.
Laura Muir clocked a world-leading time to win the 1500metres at the ISTAF Berlin meet
Her performance in Germany means she holds the three fastest times for 1500m in the world in 2020, despite coming into the year with a calf problem, and she also ranks second for the 800m, behind training partner Jemma Reekie.
Britain’s Kristal Awuah was third in the women’s 100m in 11.44sec and Jazmin Sawyers was third in the long jump with 6.67m. Aimee Pratt was fourth in the women’s 3000m steeplechase.
The Scot crossed in 3:57.40 to claim her fifth straight victory over the past three weeks