Dutch long-distance runner Sifan Hassan broke the women’s 10,000 metres world record today, clocking 29 minutes 6.82 seconds in a Continental Tour meeting on home soil in Hengelo. Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana held the previous record of 29:17.45.
Jehan claims podium finish in Azerbaijan
Indian racer Jehan Daruvala capped off a productive outing in Azerbaijan with a seventh-place finish in the feature race of the FIA Formula 2 Championship here today. He had registered a podium finish in sprint race two earlier in the weekend. Jehan, a Red Bull junior driver, secured crucial points in all three races in his maiden run on the streets of Baku. He finished fourth in the opening sprint race on Saturday and came third in the following sprint race. — Agencies