Nicole Sifuentes of Winnipeg broke the Canadian record today at the World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. She ran 4:07.61 in the 1500m to take the bronze medal. She broke the previous record of 4:08.18 set by Carmen Douma-Hussar in 2004.
This adds to Brianne Theisen-Eaton’s silver medal in the pentathlon yesterday which was also a Canadian record with her 4768 points. The Humboldt, Saskatchewan athlete won the bronze medal at the Moscow World Championships in the heptathlon last summer.