Peres Jepchirchir’s 1:05:34 women-only world half marathon record and the one-hour world records from Sifan Hassan (18,930m) and Mo Farah (21,330m) have been ratified.
In the aftermath of Friday night’s world record* performances in the one-hour races at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting in Brussels, the two triumphant athletes – Britain’s Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands – reflected very differently upon their successes in a rarely run but nevertheless prestigious event.
Britain's Mo Farah and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands set respective men’s and women’s world one-hour records at the Wanda Diamond League exhibition meeting at the King Baudouin Stadium tonight.
Britain’s multiple Olympic and world champion Mo Farah sat in the King Baudouin Stadium today contemplating his prospects of breaking the world one-hour record on the track at the Wanda Diamond League meeting tomorrow evening – and if he mentioned the word “exciting” once, he mentioned it 10 times.
For sheer World Championships bling, little can match this special quintet of athletes who racked up an enviable number of medals.
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that past champions Mo Farah and Galen Rupp will compete at the IAAF Gold Label road race on 13 October while USA’s Jordan Hasay will feature in the women’s field.
Can Eliud Kipchoge be beaten? That is the key question posed by Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race, as the mighty Kenyan goes to the start line for his first competitive outing since obliterating the marathon world record seven months ago.
Mo Farah and Brigid Kosgei produced convincing victories at the 41st edition of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (7).