The 120m handicap sprint race on grass awards $30,700 to the winner. Devon Allen competed, but went out in the semis.
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Paul Lonyangatta (2:06:10) is the defending champ while Yemane Tsegaye (2:04:48) and Markos Geneti (2:04:54) have the fastest PBs. 2016 Tokyo runner-up Amane Gobena (2:21:51) leads teh women's race.
Kawauchi ran 49:17 to beat Asai by 8-seconds.
Lavillenie won the meet on countback. The last time three men cleared 5.92m or higher at the same meet was 1999. In the sprints, Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare won the 100 in a wind-aided 10.72 (all-conditions African record) and NCAA indoor champ Elijah Hall took the men's 200 in 20.11.
Kiptum only beat out Evans Korir by 6 seconds with Peter Some 3rd in 2:06:49. Janet Rono won the women's race in 2:28:17 as the top-4 all broke 2:29.