The world indoor silver medallist, Seyaum Dawit clocked the fourth fastest time history in 3000m race at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais that was held on Thursday (17) in Lievin, France.
Seyaum pulled away from Eygayehu Taye and Fantu Worku in the final lap to lead an Ethiopian 1-2-3 podium finish as she carried the title in a time of 8:23.24 which is also the French indoor all-comers record.
“I am happy with my race. I am a little surprised but I liked the track. It was good”, Said Seyaum.
Taye finished second with a new personal best of 8.26.77 with Fantu Worku completing the podium three finishes in 8:38.15.
Kenya’s Beatrice Chebet finished in fourth in 8:41.92 with Emily Chepkemoi finishing last in 9:10.73