Poland sets world indoor record in 4x400-meter relay

Poland set a world indoor record in the men's 4x400-meter relay on Sunday at the world indoor athletics championships in Birmingham.

The Polish team of Karol Zalewski, Rafal Omelko, Lukasz Krawczuk and Jakub Krzewina won gold in 3:01.77.

The US team came second in 3:01.97, followed by the Belgians who clocked 3:02.51.

Earlier, Polish women's 4x400m relay team won silver in 3.26.09 setting a new Polish record.

Meanwhile, Marcin Lewandowski won silver in the men's 1,500 metre final in 3:58.39, while Piotr Lisek came third (5.85 m) in the pole vault competition.