Athletics: Willis smashes NZ 1500m record

Nick Willis. Photo / Getty Images.
Nick Willis. Photo / Getty Images.

Nick Willis has smashed his New Zealand 1500 metres record in finishing third at the Monaco Diamond League meeting.

Willis has run three minutes 30.35 seconds, taking nearly a second and a half off the record time he ran at the same meet last year.

It is also an Oceania record.

He finished behind a duo of Kenyan runners.

- Newstalk ZB

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