Djiboutis Ayanleh Souleiman, who ran 3:30 last year at age 19 and is the training partner of Olympic champ Taoufik Makhloufi, won the 1,500 at the PSD Bank meet on Friday in 3:36.13.
Rank Athlete Nat Result
1 SOULEIMAN, Ayanleh DJI PB 3:36.13
2 BIRGEN, Bethwel KEN 3:36.61
3 BUSTOS, David ESP PB 3:38.41
4 SEUREI, Benson KEN PB 3:38.58
5 KOMEN, Daniel Kipchirchir KEN 3:38.81
6 VOJTA, Andreas AUT SB 3:39.22
7 CHEBOI, Collins KENm 3:39.31
8 CASADO, Aturo ESP 3:40.29
9 DIRIRSA, Teshome ETH 3:40.31
10 CARVALHO, Florian FRA PB 3:40.41
11 SCHLANGEN, Karsten GER SB 3:41.91
NDIWA, Cornelius KEN DNF
400m 53 Ndiwa, Cornelius (KEN) 56.11
800m 53 Ndiwa, Cornelius (KEN) 1:54.78
1200m 44 Souleiman, Ayanleh (DJI) 2:55.17
Afterwards, he said he'll go for the world record in the 1000 in his next race.
Translated form German using google.
19:59 : AYANLEH Souleiman (Djibouti), winner A run 1500 meters (3:36,13 min): The race today was very good. I've been waiting for my chance and then they used. We have recently been very well trained in Ethiopia, with a strong group. I feel fit and I want to improve further. The next race I do in Stockholm over 1000 meters. There I want to attack the world record.
Full results here: http://www.letsrun.com/news/20...g-results/
IAAF Recap here: http://www.iaaf.org/news/repor...m-in-dusse