Warholm 45.56 national record
ULSTEINVIK (NOR, Jan 25): At the inaugural Karsten Warholm International in his hometown of Ulsteinvik, Karsten Warholm made an excellent season’s opener, winning the 400m flat in a national record of 45.56 (21.53 through 200m) to shave 0.03 off his previous record and move up one place to eighth on the European all-time lists. Three-time world and European indoor champion Pavel Maslak was second in 47.10 with teammate Patrik Sorm third in 47.59. In the 3000m, Karoline Grovdal just missed Ingrid Kristiansen’s national indoor record of 8:50.26 with a near solo 8:52.79 clocking. In the long jump winners Berlin medalist Serhiy Nykyforov from Ukraine 765 and Serbian U20 European champion Milica Gardasevic 631.
Karsten Warholm, 1912 Stockholm Olympic Stadium, photo by PhotoRun.net