Congratulations to Laura Muir

Laura Muir in BeijingCongratulations to University of Glasgow veterinary medicine student and lead sports bursar Laura Muir for placing 5th in her first-ever global final in the women’s 1500m event at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing. 

Laura took to Twitter to express her delight:

She wrote: "5th in the WORLD!!! So happy with my run last night! Delighted with my season this year, thank you for the support!"

Laura clocked 4:11.48 to finish behind world record holder Genzebe Dibaba, Commonwealth champion Faith Kipyegon, European champion Sifan Hassan and Ethiopia's Dawit Seyaum.

Well done, Laura!

Laura Muir running in Beijing

First published: 31 August 2015

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