An Australian monitor and discipline athlete has set a brand new world file within the below 18 class of the lads’s 1500 metres.
Cameron Myers, 17, ran a 3.33.26 on the Kamila Skolimowska monitor meet in Poland shaving lower than half a second off the outdated quickest time.
Kenyan runner Nicholas Riptanui Kemboi had held onto the file since 2006 when Mr Myers was simply two months outdated.
It was the Australian’s first ever Diamond League race which is an elite sequence that sits on the highest tier of the World Athletics one-day assembly competitions.
This comes simply six months after Mr Myers from Canberra took the Australian under-18 file for the 1500m from Ryan Gregson by greater than three seconds.
This February, he turned the second youngest individual in historical past to interrupt the four-minute mile. He was 9 days older than present file holder Jakob Ingebrigtsen, however greater than two seconds quicker.
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Mr Ingebrigtsen took residence the win on the July 16 race with Mr Myers coming in 11th.
The Diamond League strikes on to London subsequent week earlier than the 2023 world championships happen in Budapest from August 19.
Mr Myers should nonetheless earn choice for the Australian crew to run the 1500m on the Paris Olympics subsequent 12 months.