Nadia Power has produced another stellar performance to finish third in 2:01.13 in the 800m, at the final meeting of the World Indoor Tour in Madrid. She has also placed second overall in the World Indoor Tour standings (based on points secured throughout the World Tour). The race was won by Habitam Alemu of Ethiopian in 1.58.94 with Spain’s Esther Guerrero Puigdevall second in 2:01.55.
1 Habitam ALEMU Ethiopia 1:58.94
2 Esther GUERRERO PUIGDEVALL Spain 2:01.13
3 Nadia POWER Ireland 2:01.55
The time she ran was her second fastest time ever over the distance indoors and her third fastest overall (indoors and outdoors). The Dublin woman had prior to this meet, moved into an Olympic qualification place and she will now strengthen that position with the points gained from this meet (Olympic qualification rankings are updated weekly on a Thursday). The Dubliner has consistently delivered quality performance in the 2021 indoor season including breaking the Irish Indoor record twice. The record was subsequently broken by Síofra Cléirigh Büttner. Power will now return to Dublin to focus on a block of training before competing at the European Indoor Athletics Championships which take place in Toran March 5th-7th.