Carroll Runs Outstanding 3,000m in Monaco

At the Herculis Zepter Grand Prix meet in Monaco tonight, Mark Carroll ran one of his greatest races ever to smash his own 3,000m record.  Mark finished 5th in a time of 7:30.36, three seconds faster than his previous record, and the sixth fastest time in the world this year.  Limo Benjamin (Kenya) won in a time of 7:28.67, followed by Salah (Morocco), Brahim (Morocco), Komen (Kenya), Mark, El Hassan (Morocco), and Kennedy (USA).  Athletes like Paul Koech, Paul Bitok, and Manuel Pancorbo were further back the field.