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03.03.2013 Sports News

Gothenburg : Mekhissi dominates the 1500m

By José-Amed KOUYATÉ -
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Strength of character. That's how we can summarize Mahiedine Mekhissi. Despite all his troubles, the French athlete became the champion this Sunday European indoor 1500m.

The Franco-Algerian tamed competition meeting in Gothenburg in 3'37” 17. He beat the Turk Ilham Tanui Özbilen ranked second with a time of 3'37” 22.

The bronze medal back to the French Simon Denissel which covers the distance in 3'37” 70.


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