Faith Kipyegon followed the rabbit in the early part of the women’s 1500m and then took control in the later stages to win in a world-leading time of 3:56.41 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday (28).
Two past winners of the 800m at the Prefontaine Classic will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May looking for another victory.
The plan in Portland for Boris Berian was perfectly simple. Get to the front of the men’s 800m field at the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016, and stay there.
A capacity crowd again packed the Oregon Convention Center and they were again treated to a splendid night of athletics with 10 champions crowned on the third day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.
There is brave, and then there is reckless. In the men’s 800m final on Saturday night, the USA’s Boris Berian straddled the line between the two – charging through the first 400m in a blistering 49.73 seconds – but by the time he reached the finish, the end product was simply greatness.