3000m men Sparkassen Cup Stuttgart 2011


Little known Ethiopian, Yenew Alamirew, stunned the world by clocking the fourth-fastest time ever for the indoor 3000m, winning in 7:27.80 at the Sparkassen Cup meeting on Saturday. 


Only world record-holder Daniel Komen and Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie (twice) have ever run faster indoors. Yenew Alamirew ETH 7:27.80, Augustine Choge KEN 7:28.00 and Eliud Kipchoge KEN 7:29:37 thus became the 3rd, 4th and 5th fastest performers ever on the distance indoors.




Results: 
1 ALAMIREW, Yenew 7:27.80 2 CHOGE, Augustine 7:28.00 3 KIPCHOGE, Eliud 7:29.37 4 MUTAHI, Sammy Alex 7:44.27 5 MEUCCI, Daniele 7:59.58 6 AMDOUNI, Morhad 8:00.87 7 OVERALL, Scott 8:05.46 8 FERNANDEZ, Alvaro 8:08.93 BIRGEN, Bethwel aufg. KENNOUCHE, Abdelslam aufg.

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