2014 Memorial Van Damme - Brussels Diamond League Track and Field
Evan Jager's 8:04.71 Breaks American Steeplechase Record as Jairus Birech Gets First Sub 8:00 of Year
It was a tremendous race to end the Diamond League season.
Discuss: Jagerrrrr 8.04.71 - New Steeplechase American Record!!!
Brenda Martinez got the huge win and Ajee Wilson likely will end 2014 as the world leader at 800.
Taoufik Makhloufi AND Silas Kiplagat Celebrate Early as Makhloufi Wins DL Finale, Does He Silence His Critics?
Kiprop, Kiplagat and Souleiman all had $40,000 reasons to win this one but Makhloufi was your winner. Galen Rupp PRd and was in the the thick of it with 200m to go, but didn't have the wheels the last 200m. *Video highlights added
Justin Gatlin had the fastest 100, 200 same day double ever as he crushed the competition in Brussels. *Video of both races.
Brussels Diamond League Final Preview: A Loaded Men's 1500 (featuring Galen Rupp) and Women's 3000, Plus Evan Jager in the Steeple
The DL season wraps up with the second DL Final in Brussels on Friday as 16 more Diamond Race champions will be crowned. Some of the highlights include the men's 1500 (Silas Kiplagat vs. Asbel Kiprop vs. Ayanleh Souleiman plus Galen Rupp and Leo Manzano), Evan Jager in the steeple, Ajee Wilson and Brenda Martinez in the women's 800 and a great women's 3000 featuring Genzebe Dibaba, Mercy Cherono, Sifan Hassan and Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury. In non-distance action, the men's high jump (Bohdan Bondarenko, Mutaz Essa Barshim) and 100 (Justin Gatlin, Kemar Bailey-Cole) should also be exciting.
On The Boards
- Justin Gatlin is part of the reason why track and field is a joke now
- Brenda Martinez is definitely back 1:58.94 season's best win
- GATLIN - 9.77. POST IF YOU THINK HE'S CLEAN
- Official 2014 Brussels DL Live Discussion Thread
- Rupp Beats Kiprop and Manzano
- Jagerrrrr 8.04.71 - New Steeplechase American Record!!!
- Juicy 1500m field, kiprop won't win
- How close will Jenny come to breaking Mary Decker-Slaney's US 3000m record of 8:25.83?
- Brussels Steeple - impressive start list with Evan Jager
- Galen Rupp is running 1500 in Brussels! How low can he go?