Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics

Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics

Laura Muir and Robbie Grabarz empty-handed on rare off-night for GB: Rio Olympics athletics Laura Muir admitted she paid the price for going for gold as her 1500 metres hopes were dashed on a night of disappointment for Great Britain’s athletes at the Rio Olympics. The Scot broke Kelly Holmes’ British record last month, but had to settle for seventh place here as she tried to go with Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon and Ethiopia’s world record holder Genzebe Dibaba when they broke away, only to be swallowed up by the field…

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European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title

European Indoor Athletics: Muir wins second gold, Philip takes 60m title Britain’s Laura Muir and Asha Philip won gold at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Belgrade. Muir, 23, gained her second gold of the championships with victory in the 3,000m on Sunday following her 1500m win the previous day. The Scot eased away from the rest of the field to break the championship record in eight minutes 35.68 seconds. Philip, 26, set a new British record to win the women’s 60m final in a time of 7.06 seconds. “I…

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