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Hassan eyes world record, Duplantis ready to soar in Hengelo

Hassan eyes world record, Duplantis ready to soar in Hengelo

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Sifan Hassan racing at the 2020 FBK After Summer Competition in Hengelo (© Global Sports Communication)

The 40th edition of the FBK Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Hengelo looks set to be celebrated with fireworks on the track and field on Sunday (6), with talk of world and meeting records at the pre-event press conferences.

The Fanny Blankers-Koen Stadion is where Sifan Hassan set her European 10,000m record of 29:36.67 last October and the double world champion is looking to go even faster. That time moved the 28-year-old to fourth on the world all-time list and when asked if she might also be aiming for the world record on Sunday, Hassan replied: “Maybe, who knows! It could be.”

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