Laura Muir slumps to the ground after scraping through to 5,000m final at World Athletics Championships

LAURA MUIR slumped to the ground after her 5,000m warmth final night time however made it through to Sunday’s final.

The 24-yr-previous had to accept fourth in the 1500m final on Monday.

 Laura Muir looked shattered at the end of her heat but she's in the final

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Laura Muir appeared shattered at the finish of her warmth however she's in the final
 The Brit star did herself proud in a gruelling race

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The Brit star did herself proud in a gruelling race

Muir confronted an uphill battle in the weaker of her two occasions.

Final night time’s outing was solely the second critical race over the distance outdoor in her LIFE.

And she or he completed seventh in 14:fifty nine.34 earlier than collapsing on the monitor.

Kenyan Hellen Obri gained in 14:fifty six.70 and reigning champion Alma Ayana — the Ethiopian who’s aiming for the distance double after profitable the 10,000m by greater than forty five seconds — was second in 14:fifty seven.06.

Muir stated: “That was arduous and I don’t assume the Africans will let it’s any slower in the final. I’m positive now — I used to be decided to get in the final.”

Additionally reserving her place in the 5,000m final was Eilish McColgan who clocked a private better of 15:00.38 in the slower second warmth to qualify mechanically.

 Laura Muir admitted the race had been hard

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Laura Muir admitted the race had been exhausting
 The British hopeful collapsed on the track at the end of her heat

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The British hopeful collapsed on the monitor at the finish of her warmth
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LAURA MUIR slumped to the ground after her 5,000m warmth final night time however made it through to Sunday’s final.