2015 Athletissima Lausanne - Lausanne IAAF Diamond League
Running in his first race since the NOP doping investigation became public, Mo Farah celebrated his win as if he'd won a World title while Nijel Amos won a big battle in the men's 800 but limped off the track injured.
Lausanne Women's Recap: Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn Have to Settle for 3rd as Sifan Hassan (4:02.36) & Virginia Nyambura (9:16.99) Grab Wins in 1500, Steeple
Hassan was far and away the best over the final 100 as she won over Faith Kipyegon (4:03.38) while Simpson was third in 4:03.54. Nyambura won for the third time in four DL races with Coburn running 9:20.67 for third. Switzerland's Selina Büchel won the non-DL 800 (2:01.68) while Dawn Harper-Nelson (12.55 100h) and Allyson Felix (22.09 200) also grabbed wins.
After fall in Lausanne, Caleb Ndiku has to go to hospital, receives 3 staples and will miss some training, still hoping to race in Monaco
Lausanne Women's Preview: Emma Coburn Goes for AR in Steeple; Jenny Simpson Tries to Keep Winning Streak Alive in 1500
Teammates Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson will look at a minimum to mark themselves as favorites for Worlds. Could they also get American records in the process? Shannon Rowbury will look to become just the 5th woman in history to join the sub-2:00/sub-15:00 club.
Worlds Comes Early: Thursday's Lausanne DL Meet Is Totally Loaded - 5 of The 6 Fastest 5000 Men Will Battle With Mo Farah and Caleb Ndiku in 5000; Amos, Aman, Rudisha and Centro in 800
The distance fields in this one are unreal. If you want to know who the favorite for Worlds is in the 5000 and 800, you must watch this meet.
On The Boards
- More Mo Farah - Andy Vernon drama - Farah tells Vernon to "F*** off" after Lausanne win
- Gatlin 9.75 Lausanne is Bolt even going to show up for worlds?
- Lausanne - big let-down in distance races for American fans
- Making SFH proud - Great Asafa Powell pre-Lausanne quote: “This is the biggest race I’m going to be in for the season,”
- 2015 Lausanne 800m - What a Great Field - Amos, Aman and Rudisha + Centro!
- Will Emma Coburn follow Evan Jager in Lausanne with an AR?
- Mini World's: Mo Farah vs. Ndiku, Alamirew, Longosiwa and more in Thursday's Lausanne DL 5000
- Lausanne Women's Preview: Emma Coburn Goes for AR in Steeple; Jenny Simpson Tries to Keep Winning Streak Alive in 1500
- Worlds Comes Early: Thursday's Lausanne DL Meet Is Totally Loaded - 5 of The 6 Fastest 5000 Men Will Battle With Mo Farah and Caleb Ndiku in 5000; Amos, Aman, Rudisha and Centro in 800