Sifan Hassan sets new European women’s 10,000m record, breaking Paula Radcliffe’s record



a close up of a flag: Hassan beat Paula Radcliffe's 2002 mark by more than 24 seconds.


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Hassan beat Paula Radcliffe’s 2002 mark by more than 24 seconds.

  • Sifan Hassan has set a new European record for the women’s 10,000m.
  • Hassan has beaten Paula Radcliffe’s 2002 record by more than 24 seconds.

Sifan Hassan has set a new European record for the women’s 10,000m, beating Paula Rafcliffe’s 2002 record by more than 24 seconds. The 27-year-old runner, who won 1500m and 10,000m gold at the World Championships in Doha last year, clocked 29 minutes 36.67 seconds.

Radcliffe’s time was 30:01.09, run at the 2002 European Championships in Munich.

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