Having her second competitive outing in the space of five days, UK Women’s 1500m Champion Laura Weightman of Morpeth Harriers, posted a seasons best time of 4m01.76s, only a mere second outside her lifetime best,
when finishing seventh in the IAAF Diamond League Women’s 1500m,
in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday 5th July 2018.
The event was won by the USA’s Shelby Houlihan, in a very fast 3m57.34s,
with Great Britain’s Laura Muir, also producing a seasons best of 3m58.18s, to finish an excellent second.
Third Place went to Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan, who clocked 3m58.39s.
Other Brits in action in the three and three-quarter lap event, were Scotland’s Eilish McColgan,
and Wales’s Melissa Courtney, who finished eighth and tenth,
posting respective times of 4m01.98s, and 4m06.27s.
The former was a seasons best performance.