Russian athletes who are granted neutral status have to reapply each year.
The meet is described as a "Ryder Cup-style match" and will included a mixed 4x400 relay.
McGee and Tollefson talk about their first meeting at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games (where McGee’s dad was working with the FBI).
Henley competed for Jamaica at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics.
Caster Semenya tops the list with 29, but Eliud Kipchoge's 9 race winning streak is super impressive considering they're all marathons and it started back in 2014. A notable streak to end this year was Mariya Lasitskene’s 45-meet high jump winning streak which was broken when she finished 3rd in Rabat.
Seb Coe: “We reviewed the rules governing Transfer of Allegiance for the specific purpose of protecting our athletes from any abuses that occurred under the previous system. I’m pleased to see the new system is now working as we intended, allowing athletes with a genuine connection to a new country to represent that country after appropriate checks and balances.”
Former NCAA champ Kate Avery is also in the women's race.
Sang, Kipchoge's lifelong coach, says he didn't sleep well for three days before the Berlin race as he worried if he had done right by Kipchoge.
"I love running because it gives me a sense of freedom. That feeling of freedom ranks high on my list of priorities in life."
"Having a child felt like I'd be risking my career and disappointing everyone who expected me to always put running first."
Eight of them were in distance events.
This is the companion interview to the one with John Gregorek last month. This time hear from the younger half of this father-son sub-4 pair as Johnny shares a lot of interesting insights from his career.
Access to the Moscow laboratory data and samples before the end of 2018 was a condition of Russia's reinstatement. But they were denied access because "the team's equipment to be used for the data extraction was required to be certified under Russian law." WADA said Russia did not mention this issue before the visit. *Reuters article