Weightman fails to make semi-final

Laura Weightman failed to make it through to the semi-finals of the World Championships in Moscow, after finishing 11th in her heat earlier today.

The 22-year-old, who has been nursing an ankle injury since being tripped at last month’s British Championships, finished heat one of the women’s 1500m in 4:14.38.

Fellow Team GB 1500m runner Hannah England qualified for Tuesday’s semi-finals, finishing third in heat three in 4:08.05.

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