Ciara Mageean has broken the Irish 1500m record to claim gold at the Diamond League in Brussels.
Mageean’s time of 3:56.63 bests the previous record set in 1995 by Sonia O’Sullivan.
💥NEW NATIONAL 1500M RECORD FOR CIARA MAGEEAN 💥
Ciara Mageean has smashed Sonia O’Sullivan’s 1995 1500m with a stunning win at this evening’s #DiamondLeague in Brussels🇮🇪
⏱ 3:56.63 🤯🤯🤯
— Athletics Ireland (@irishathletics) September 2, 2022
The Down woman saw off Team GB’s Laura Muir, who took second, with Ethiopia’s Freweyni Hailu coming home in third.
Last month, Muir denied Mageean gold at the European Athletics Championships in Munich.