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News Archive Adere to attempt 5000m World record - Milan GP Preview

The world record attempt by the Ethiopia’s Berhane Adere in the 5000

metres will highlight the seventh edition of the IAAF Grand Prix Regione

Lombardia meeting - IAAF Grand Prix II - in Milan at the Arena Civica Gianni

Brera stadium on Wednesday 2 June.

Adere, who won the World title in Paris St.Denis in the 10,000 metres in

30:04.18 (African record) will be helped in this attempt by the Kenya’s

Isabella Ochichi, a solid specialist with a PB of 14:46.42 set in Hengelo on

Monday night and a sixth place in the 5000 metres at the Paris World

Championships, who will act as a pacemaker in Milan.