If only this was true. Instead the doping Russians will be at the Games.
Sullivan won his first of 3 World Indoor golds at the 1st one which was held in Indy at the Hoosier Dome.
"I walked away from the sport and I never regretted it," he says. "I had the best 18 months of my life."
With the blinkers removed McCarthy began to see there was a life out there beyond athletics
"It was great to wake up knowing I didn't have to run," he said.
"I could have more nights out, enjoy hanging with friends and family more and not feel guilty about it because I had a long run the next morning."
The 'men's race was a battle of 17-year olds as the Barega, the 2016 world jr champ at 5k who has a 12:55 pb, got the win over the 2017 World Jr XC champ Jacob Kiplimo.
Tamberi tells the story of Barshim coming to his hotel room and consoling him after a disappointing competition where he couldn't clear opening height.