Sonia O'Sullivan sets a new world record for the 2,000 metres at Edinburgh.

Cork runner Sonia O'Sullivan clocked 5 minutes, 25.36 seconds at the TSB Challenge meet in Edinburgh. She took more than 3 seconds off the previous record, set by Maricica Puica from Romania in July 1986.

In second place was Yvonne Murray from Scotland, who also ran under the previous record.

An RTÉ News report from 9 July 1994.

Sonia O'Sullivan (1994)
Sonia O'Sullivan