Athletics Athletics

Kombich clocks world


Gent, Belgium – Kenyan Ismael Kombich clocked a world leading mark of 3:34.13 in the 1500m, one of the main highlights at the Belgacom Flanders Indoor Meeting in Gent on Sunday (13), the sixth meeting of the 2011 IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting series.

His compatriot Paul Kipsiele Koech set a new World Best performance in the 2000m Steeplechase in 5:13.77, smashing the former mark that he set in Gent last year by more than three seconds. Another World best mark was set by Isaiah Koech in the 3000m. No junior ever ran faster than the Kenyan’s winning mark of 7:37.50.