2014 Sainbury's Birmingham Grand Prix - Diamond League Track and Field

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Birmingham, England
August 24, 2014

Birmingham Diamond League Recap: Mo Farah Gets European 2 Mile Record, Valerie Adams Hasn't Lost in 4 Plus Years, Mercy Cherono Wins

Asbel Kiprop Makes Statement with Convincing Win in Emsley Carr Mile

Kiprop waited until the final 100 to make his move but once he went there was no doubt who was best as he quickly accelerated away from the field and was looking back with 15 meters to go to win in 3:51.89. Ayanleh Souleiman was second while little-known Kenyan Vincent Kibet was a surprising third.

Women's 800: Lynsey Sharp Earn First Diamond League Victory of Her Career as Ajee Wilson Struggles

Sharp's great form continued.

Men's 600: David Rudisha Goes For World's Best, Settles For Dominant Victory at Birmingham Grand Prix

Rudisha and American Cas Loxsom went for it. Neither ended up with the result they wanted as Johnny Gray's WR lives another day but Rudisha ended up a dominant victor.

Jairus Birech Crawls Over Final Steeple Barrier to Win Diamond League Steeple in Birmingham

Television and Streaming Info For 2014 Sainsbury's Birmingham Diamond League Track and Field / Athletics Meeting

Birmingham Preview: Mo Farah Dodges the Competition (Again), A Spectacular Men's Mile, Ajee vs. Eunice, and David Rudisha Goes For The World Record?

This meet is loaded from a mid-d and distance perspective but sadly Mo Farah's race is an insult to the fans. Silas KiplagatAyanleh Souleiman and Asbel Kiprop plus Leo Manzano and Matt Centrowitz, who will race the mile, David Rudisha squares off against Adam Kszczot at 600, while world leader Ajee Wilson and world champ Eunice Sum resume their rivalry in the 800. 

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