Genzebe goes sub 4 in the 1500 m
SABADELL (ESP, Feb 6): World record holder Genzebe Dibaba opened her season with a world-leading 3:59.08 (8th fastest ever indoors) in a big solo for 1500m at the Meeting Internacional de Catalunya ahead of teammate Lemlem Hailu in 4:08.90. Kevin Lopez held off Adrian Ben to win the men’s 1500m in 3:41.90 to 3:42.25 and there was a French one-two in the 3000m courtesy of Djilali Bedrani (7:50.84) and Yoann Kowal (7:50.97). Fast 800m times for Jesus Gomez (1:47.93) and Esther Guerrero (2:01.46) as well. Puertorico record holder Luis Castro cleared 222 in menÂ´s high jump. Didac Salas cleared 550 in the pole vault and Ivory Coast Artur Cisse won the 60 m in 6.64.