Australia’s Georgia Griffith has posted the third fastest 1500m ever by an Australian. Running at the Rabat Diamond League, Griffith finished 4th.  Her time of 4:00.16 is also a Commonwealth and world champs qualifying time. After her second place at the Australian championships over 1500m, Griffith looks good to toe to line in Oregon and Birmingham.

Linden Hall managed 9th in the same Rabat race clocking 4:03.29. Ellie Sanford once again acted as the rabbit, taking the field through the 800m split in 2:07.46.

Just 4 days prior to the Rabat race, Griffith ran sub-4:04 for the first time in the Norwegian town of Jessheim. Griffith was once again paced by Ellie Sanford and won the race comfortably by approximately 50-60m.

 

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Griffith’s Rabat time was a huge PB for the Victorian, as she lowered it from the 4:03.95 set in Norway. Griffith has recently switched to coach Nic Bideau, Runner’s Tribe did a detailed podcast with her just a month or so ago, check it out HERE

Link to Rabat results HERE

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Australian Women 1500m All-Time Top 10 List as of June 6th 2022

  1. Jessica Hull: 3:58.81
  2. Linden Hall: 3:59.01
  3. Georgia Griffith: 4:00.16
  4. Sarah Jamieson: 4:00.93
  5. Margaret (Leaney) Crowley: 4:01.34
  6. Zoe Buckman: 4:03.22
  7. Jenny Blundell: 4:04.62
  8. Abbey Caldwell: 4:04.79
  9. Lisa Corrigan: 4:05.25
  10. Melissa Duncan: 4:05.56

Jessheim race footage. Fast forward to 23:05 for Georgia’s race

In other Australian results from Rabat Rose Davies clocked a new 3000m PB clocking 8:49.86 for 7th. Results HERE

 

1 COMMENT

  1. I feel confident, but not certain, that this is incorrect: “Australia’s Georgia Griffith has posted the third fastest 1500m ever by an Australian.” I believe she is the 3rd faster runner behind Hall and Hull but I also believe they have at least 2 sub 4 minute performances each.

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