Britton takes fifth in Stockholm

Fionnuala Britton has finished fifth in Stockholm

At the XL Galan meet in Stockholm tonight, Fionnuala Britton has finished fifth in the 3,000m, which will also be her event at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Gothenburg next week.

Britton clocked a time of eight minutes 54.37 seconds.

The race was won by Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia in a time of 8:26.57.

Seven of the 11 athletes that finished the race secured personal bests, including Britton.