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Sofia Ennaoui ran a remarkable 1,000 metres at the Birmingham World Indoor Gold Tour and placed third with a remarkable time of 2:35.69. This result beat the 20-year-old national record held by Lidia Chojecka.
The winner was Great Britain’s Laura Muir (2:34.53), while Claudia Bobocea of Romania was second (2:35.35).
The previous indoor Polish record over this unusual distance belonged to Lidia Chojecka, who clocked 2:36.97 in Lievin on 23 February 2003.