Result: Laura Weightman nabs bronze in 1,500m final at European Championships

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 29, 2014
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Great Britain's Laura Weightman clinches a bronze medal in the 1,500m final at the European Championships in Zurich.

Great Britain's Laura Weightman has earned a bronze medal after finishing third in the 1,500m final at the European Championships in Zurich.

Weightman, who won silver at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, turned up the pace at the beginning of the final lap to get a place on the podium in a time of 4:06.32.

Sifan Hassan took the gold medal after crossing the finish line in 4:04.18, while Abeba Aregawi nabbed silver for Sweden.

Weightman's fellow Brit Hannah England finished the race in sixth place in a time of 4:07.80.

Laura Muir of Great Britain and Northern Ireland reacts after the Women's 1500 metres heats during day one of the 22nd European Athletics Championships on August 12, 2014
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