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Athletics: Bislett Games world record hopes dashed


OSLO (AFP) – The celebrations of the Bislett Games 50th edition fell flat Thursday when anticipated world records in the mens high jump and womens 5,000m failed to materialise.Ethiopias Genzebe Dibaba finished way off her target in the 5,000m after being off the pace for large parts of the race and could only finish in 14min 21.29secThe high jump world record of 2.45m set by Cubas Javier Sotomayor back in 1993 is also still safely intact after five of the 16 men to have cleared 2.40m all failed on the night.Qatars Mutaz Essa Barshim, the leading competitor this year with …read more

Source: Dunya TV

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