Ennaoui 4.05.22 and Vrzalova 4:05.73 NR
OSTRAVA (CZE, Feb 12): Packed Ostrava hall saw excellent women 1500 m at 3rd Czech Indoor Gala as Sofia Ennoaui clocked 4:05.22. Czech Simona Vrzalova who lives and trains in Ostrava broke as second the nearly 28 years old national record (4:06.22 by Ivana Kubesova from World Indoors 1991 in Sevilla) with excellent 4.05.73 and PB for third steeple specialist Marusa Mismas of Slovenia 4:08.09. Another top quality mark was the 6.56 60 m win by Mike Rodgers ahead of Bryce Robinson 6.69 (but 6.66 in heats). European lead in menÂ´s 300 m for another local hero Pavel Maslak with 32.79 clearly over Rafal Omelko of Poland 33.32. In the final 800 m Bosnian Amel Tuka beat in 1:46.75 best Czech Filip Snejdr 1:46.99. In women 300 m Latvian Gunta Vaicule from lane 1 won in 37.44 over Slovenian Agata Zupin 37.79 and Hungarian record Evelin Nadhazy 37.89. Other winners include LuxembourgÂ´s Bob Bertemes 20.50 in shot put, Bulgarian Inna Eftimova 7.42 in the 60 m, Ukrainian Yulia Chumachenko 190 in high jump, Czech Amalie Svabikova 425 pole vault in jump-off and Hungarian Anasztazia Nguyen 635 in long jump.
Sofia Ennaoui, European XC 2016, photo by PhotoRun.net