Bett says he's actually more concerned about Poland's Adam Kszczot than Nijel Amos or Mo Aman.
The World jr champ won the trials in 1:44.2 and was followed by Ferguson Rotich and 2014 World Jr champ Alfred Kipketer.
Overall, Team USA took home 11 golds and 21 medals overall, more than double the next best country. *USATF
*Kenya Goes 1-2 In The Men's 800 With Kipyegon Bett Prevailing Over Willy Tarbei In 1:44.95 USA's Brian Bell was 7th.
*Amos Kirui Wins Steeplechase In 8:22 To Keep Kenya's Perfect 15 For 15 Junior Champs Streak Alive
Taylor McLaughlin – older brother of high school Olympian Sydney – got silver in the 400H behind Jamaica's Jaheel Hyde. Kipyegon Bett ran the fastest 800 semis with 1:46.37 as USA's Brian Bell was the last man into the final.
*Ethiopia's Selmon Barega Gets 13:21 Victory In Men's 5000 Djibouti's Dijamal Direh lost in a sprint finish only .29 back.
*Ethiopia's Kalkidan Fentie Gets Upset Victory In Women's 5000 (15:29) Coming in, Fentie had one of the slowest PBs in the field with only a 16:26 to her name. US's Anna Rohrer was 11th (15:49).
*USATF: Dakin Volz Gets Surprise Win In Men's Pole Vault As USA Sweeps Men's And Women's 4 x 100 Gold Maybe the youngsters can teach the senior Olympic team something about good handoffs?
*IAAF Saturday AM Recap
Some winning highlights included Kipyegon Bett's 1:44.4 and Rodgers Chumos' 28:26. *Results
Sum won the 800 in 2:03.2 as Bett ran 1:46.3 and Cheruiyot 3:36.8 in the 1500. Conseslus Kipruto won his heat of the 5K in 13:47. *Results
*Asbel Kiprop Threw Down A 1:44.6 In The 800 Heats, But Didn't Race The Final Silas Kiplagat also won his heat in 1:47.4.
Tarbei won in 1:45.58.
Those times put them into the top five on the world youth all-time list. *2nd article on meet
At the Kenyan youth trials, Emily ran a world-youth-leading 9:08 in the 3000 and Sandra won the 2000m steeple. Willy Tarbei won the 800 in 1:44.51 over Kipyegon Bett (1:44.55).