What To Look For On Monday At Worlds: Men's 10k, Women's Steeple, Men's 1,500m Semis, Women's 800m Semis, Women's 100m Final, Women's Pole Vault And TJ Final
LetsRun.com August 16, 2009
To make a little sense of the madness, we wanted to quickly update you on what's happening in Berlin on Monday. There will only be an afternoon session, but it will be packed full of distance and mid-distance races, including two finals and some highly-anticipated semifinals. The women's 100m final is also tomorrow, along with the women's pole vault and triple jump finals.
Men's 10,000m Final - 2:50pm Eastern - Live on Versus and internet *LRC Preview Kenenisa Bekele leads the Ethiopians against Moses Masai and the Kenyans, while America's best, Galen Rupp, will try to replicate or improve upon Amy Yoder-Begley's 6th in the women's 10k final.
Men's 1,500m Semifinals - 2:10pm Eastern - Live On Versus And Internet
Field will be trimmed from 24 to 12 as many big names will fail to move on. Kenyan trio hopes to advance, led by Asbel Kiprop, while Bernard Lagat and three other Americans hope to advance as well. LRC Recap: Men's 1,500m 1st Round: Americans Go 4-For-4
Women's 800m Semifinals - 1:30pm Eastern - Live On Versus And Internet
After a scary first round fall for co-favorite Janeth Jepkosgei and possible injury to world leader Caster Semenya, round 2 looks to be even more interesting as Pamela Jelimo and 3 Americans will look for a coveted final round spot. LRC Worlds Sunday AM:Janeth Jepkosgei Goes Down, All 3 US Women Advanceupdated