Genre rope in the Irish Championships in Dublin.

Then Perseus Karlström made a strong effort.

The Swede won the competition and set a new Swedish record.

The 32-year-old participated in the 10,000 meters and won in 37.57.02, which is the fifth best result of all time in the distance.

Karlström broke his own record which was 38.03.95 from Finnkampen 2019. British Callum Wilkinson was second in 39.55.69.

Perseus participates in both 20 and 35 km at the WC, 15 and 24 July respectively.

The Swede participates in both the 20 and 35 km World Athletics Championships in Eugene, which takes place between 15 and 24 July.

CLIP: Karlström historic in defending the European Championship gold (May 16, 2021)

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Perseus Karlström defended his European Championship title in 20 km.

Photo: Bildbyrån / European Athletics Federation

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