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Athlete breaks Aust.1500 meter record.

(Athletics Essendon)
Local athlete and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarah Jamieson has broken the decade old Australian 1500m record with a stunning run at the IAAF World Athletics Tour meeting in Stockholm overnight. In sweltering conditions, Jamieson, 31, finished third behind Bahrain’s Maryam Yusuf Jamal, clocking 4.00.93 to shave 0.41 seconds off Margaret Crowley’s previous mark. Jamieson’s time is the seventh fastest in the world this year. Crowley’s time recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary, with the Victorian clocking 4.01.34 in Oslo, Norway on the way to a fifth placing in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games…..more

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