sport news Jemma Reekie sets two new British indoor records to emerge as shock Olympic ...

Jemma Reekie emerging as shock Olympic medal contender after setting new British indoor records in both 1500m and the mile in New York 21-year-oldReekie  has set a third national record in the space of two races After setting new 800m best last week, Reekie did same in 1500m and mile  Two of those were taken from her training partner Laura Muir  

By Riath Al-Samarrai for the Daily Mail

Published: 16:23 GMT, 9 February 2020 | Updated: 16:24 GMT, 9 February 2020


Jemma Reekie's astonishing early-season form has continued with a third national record in the space of two races.

The 21-year-old, who last week smashed Jenny Meadows' 10-year-old 800m indoor mark, broke both the British indoor 1500m record and that for an indoor mile while contesting Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday.

Her time of 4:17.88, and her 1500m split of 4:00.56, took two records away from her training partner Laura Muir and cemented her shock status as a global medal contender in an Olympic year. 

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