The 2014 World Indoor silver medallist Champion, Axumawit Embaye ran the world leading time in1500m race at the 37th edition of the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe which is the first of this season’s seven World Indoor Tour Gold meetings, which was held on Friday, January 28 in Karlsruhe, Germany.
The 27 year-old took a very close win as she led a 1-2-3 Ethiopian podium finish when she cut the tape in in a world-leading time of 4:02.12. She was followed by 2019 African Games champion in 800m Hirut Meshesha who crossed the line just 0.02behind her.
Olympic fourth placer Freweyni Hailu completed the Ethiopian sweep finishing third in a lifetime best of 4:02.66.
- Axumawit Embaye (ETH) 4:02.12
- Freweyni Hailu (ETH) 4:02.14
- Hirut Meshesha (ETH) 4:02.66