Jemma Reekie beats world champion Halimah Nakaayi over 800m

(19 Feb 2020) – BBC Report: Jemma Reekie beat world champion Halimah Nakaayi over 800m in France to record her second IAAF World Indoor Series win in five days.

The Scot won in two minutes and 0.34 seconds to beat the Ugandan – who won gold in Doha in October – in Lievin.

Reekie, 21, won the 1500m at the Grand Prix in Glasgow on Saturday, having recently broken three British indoor records inside a week.

Two of those belonged to training partner Laura Muir.

FULL ARTICLE ON BBC SCOTLAND: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/51566884

Scottish Athletics Website: Jemma Reekie beat world champion Halimah Nakaayi over 800m in France to record her second IAAF World Indoor Series win in five days.

The Scot won in 2.00.34 seconds to beat the Ugandan – who won gold in Doha in October – in Lievin.

Reekie, 21, won the 1500m at the Grand Prix in Glasgow on Saturday, having recently broken three British indoor records inside a week, and she concluded what has been a remarkable indoor season in the IAAF World Series meet in France.

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