IOIG 2019

IOIG 2019: Mary shatters national record for 10,000-meter run

  • Despite breaking the national record, she finished last in the heat

Aishath Shaany
Shaaknee

K. Male' 2019 Jul 24 | Wed 17:10 2,466 sport

Mariyam “Mary” Abdul Kareem at the ongoing Indian Ocean Island Games - MOC

Mariyam “Mary” Abdul Kareem has shattered the national record in a 10,000 meter long distance run.

Mary clocked at 42 minutes 44.80 seconds at the race held the ongoing Indian Ocean Island Games (IOIG) 2019 on Tuesday.

Despite breaking the national record, she finished last in the heat.

The 10k meter run record was previously held by Mary as well, with a timing of 45 minutes and 36.12 seconds.

She also holds the records for 15-km and 20-km runs.

Mary will also compete in the IOIG 2019 half marathon.

Last updated at: 3 months ago | Reviewed by: Aman Haleem

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