The 18-year-old clocked 1:58.40 at the Southeast Conference Championships to clip more than half a second from the previous mark.
“Being part of somebody’s success, being able to help someone who’s falling in love with their event, or the sport itself, helping them, it’s a great feeling. It’s very gratifying to be part of that.”
World record-holders Joshua Cheptegei, Mondo Duplantis and Brigid Kosgei are among the nominees for the Laureus World Sports Awards.
Gudaf Tsegay remembers her early days in the sport when she would look up to two-time Olympic gold medallist Meseret Defar as a role model.
The sun shone for Toshikazu Yamanishi at the 104th Japanese Championships in Kobe.
Larissa Iapichino broke the world U20 indoor record in the long jump with a leap of 6.91m at the Italian Indoor Championships in Ancona on Saturday.
During his 19 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Burton said, 'running helped me feel free'.
Blanka Vlasic, a two-time world high jump champion and the second-highest jumper of all-time, announced her retirement on Friday.