Sarah 8th in 1500m final in Sheffield

Sarah Inglis finished in eighth place in the final of the women’s 1500 meteres at the British Indoor Athletics Championship at the EIS indoor arena in Sheffield.

In Saturday’s heat Sarah finished in second place in 4:22.27 behind Alison Leonard[Blackburn/Run Fast] 4:19.40.

Leonard 4:16.00 went on to take the silver medal in the final behind Hannah England  4:15.44[Oxford City], Madeline Murray 4:16.49 [Edinburgh AC] training companion of Sarah took the bronze medal with Sarah crossing the line in 8th place in 4:21.13.

Coverage of both the heats and final are available on British Athletics YouTube channel:

Here’s the event order if you don’t want to watch the lot:

1500 SW (28 Feb)
Pos Perf Name AG Age DOB Coach Club SB PB
1 4:15.44 i Hannah England SEN W 28 06.03.87 Bud Baldaro Oxford City 4:09.69 4:01.89
2 4:16.00 i Alison Leonard SEN W 25 17.03.90 Bud Baldaro Blackburn/Run Fast 4:10.77 4:09.73
3 4:16.49 i Madeleine Murray SEN W 22 19.10.93 John Lees Edinburgh AC 4:15.89 4:10.17
4 4:18.61 i Sarah McDonald SEN W 22 02.08.93 Bud Baldaro Birchfield H/Birmingham Uni 4:15.82 4:15.82
5 4:18.91 i Revee Walcott-Nolan PB U23 W 20 06.03.95 Revee Walcott-Nolan Luton/St. Mary’s Uni/Newham & Essex Beagles 4:18.91 4:18.91
6 4:20.77 i Rachel McClay SB SEN W 23 13.10.92 Bracknell AC 4:20.77 4:15.39
7 4:20.81 i Melissa Courtney SEN W 22 30.08.93 Mark Pauley Shaftesbury Barnet/Brunel Uni London/Poole AC 4:20.52 4:09.74
8 4:21.13 i Sarah Inglis SEN W 24 28.08.91 John Lees Lothian/Trinity Western Uni/Forth Valley 4:13.11 4:12.99
DNF i Katie Snowden U23 W 21 09.03.94 Alasdair Donaldson Herne Hill/Nottingham Uni 4:18.40 4:14.73