Kenya’s Abel Kipsang beat the European Indoor record holder in 3000m champion, Adel Mechaal at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix, which is a World Athletics Indoor Tour gold level series that was held on Friday (19) at the Utilita Arena – Birmingham.
This will be the second victory for the Olympic 1500m finalist after winning his first Indoor games race at the the Meweting Metz Monsele Athlelor, where he beat the world 1500m bronze medallist, Marcin Lewandowski.
Kipsang took charge of the race from the mid way and never looked back crossing the finish line in anew personal best of 3:34.57 with the Spaniard coming home in second in 3:35.30.
German’s Robert Farken closed the first three podium finishes in 3:35.44.
George Mills and Piers Copeland both from Great Britain came home in fourth and fifth in 3:36.03 and 3:36.12 respectively
- Abel Kipsang (KEN) 3:34.57
- Adel mechaal (SPN) 3:35.30
- Robert farken (GER) 3″35.44
- George Milss (BRT) 3:36.03
- Piers Copeland (BRT) 3:3612