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An 800 m Icelandic National Record in Rio

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An 800 m Icelandic National Record in Rio

Aníta Hinkriksdóttir

Anita Hinriksdóttir. Archive photo. Photo: Wikipedia.

Icelandic track athlete Anita Hinriksdóttir set a new Icelandic national record just now during Round 1 of the 800 m competition at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, completing the distance in 2:00,14 minutes. She came in sixth in her group, which does not suffice to qualify her for the finals.

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