Mo Ahmed sets new Canadian indoor record in 5,000
Broke Cam Levins' record by just under 15 seconds
Canadian Olympian Mo Ahmed has another national record.
The 26-year-old runner from St. Catharines, Ont., broke the Canadian record in the 5,000-metre indoor on Sunday with a time of 13 minutes 4.60 seconds at Boston University.
Mo Ahmed (<a href="https://twitter.com/Moh_Speed">@Moh_Speed</a>) sets a new 🇨🇦 indoor 5000m record in Boston running 13:04.60. 🏃🏾🔥🔥🔥 <a href="https://t.co/go6rnV7r7L">pic.twitter.com/go6rnV7r7L</a>—@AthleticsCanada
Ahmed broke Cam Levins's mark of 13:19.16 set on the same track in Boston in 2014.
Ahmed already holds the Canadian outdoor record of 13:01.74 in the 5,000.
Ahmed finished fourth in the men's 5,000 at the Rio Olympics.