3000m steeplechase national record holder Sable conquers another frontier, breaks 5000m NR
He did it for the seventh time during the Indian Grand Prix 2 in Thiruvananthapuram in March with a time of 816.21s.
Sable, who also holds the national record in his pet event of 3000m steeplechase and competed in Tokyo Olympics, clocked 13 minutes and 25.65 seconds while finishing 12th in the American Meet.
The Sound Running Track Meet is a World Athletics Continental Tour bronze level event.
Sable is known for breaking his own 3000m steeplechase national record multiple times. He did it for the seventh time during the Indian Grand Prix 2 in Thiruvananthapuram in March with a time of 8:16.21s. He had also set a then national record of 8:18.12s during the Tokyo Olympics. He has already qualified for the World Championships to be held in Eugene, USA from July 15 to 24.
The Hangzhou Asian Games, originally scheduled to be held from September 10 to 15, were on Friday postponed indefinitely due to surging COVID-19 cases in China.
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