Nick Willis has had another top result in Europe this morning, setting a national record in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Running in the latest IAAF World Challenge meeting, Willis (31) finished third in the 3000, clocking 7:36.91, knocking 0.58 off the record held by New Zealand middle distance icon Sir John Walker. Walker's record was set in London on 3 September 1982.
The race was won by Kenyan Caleb Ndiku in 7:31.66 from Yomif Kejelcha from Ethiopia in 7:36.28.
The US-based 2008 Olympic bronze medallist also lowered his personal best by 3.71, having run 7:40.62 last July in Zagreb.
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Willis now owns the 1500 and 3000 national records, while Walker has the 1000, 2000 and Mile records to his name.
In the same race Zane Robertson finished 14th in a new outdoor personal best of 7:50.89.
Willis now returns to his base in Michigan to continue his preparations for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games starting in 6 weeks.