2010 Stockholm DN Galan Diamond League Predictions

By: LetsRun.com
August 5, 2010

Our Stockholm Prediction Contest is going on. You have until 1:30 pm eastern on Friday August 6th to get in your picks here.

One of the best things about our prediction contests is it lets us see who you, the most educated track and field fans in the world, think will win at each of the meets.

So below is your picks from the Prediction Contest for Friday's DN Galan Meet in Stockholm. We have the athletes in each event ranked by the perct of the first place votes they received. The next column Top 3 % is what percent of ballots had the athlete finish either 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Stockholm.

So here is the collective wisdom of the LetsRun.com faithful as of 1am eastern on Friday.

If you're smarter than the pickers below, get your picks in here. A simpler contest is Puma's. All you have to do is pick Bolt's winning time and you would win his race spieks. That is here.

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Women's 100m: How does Richardson do vs the pros?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Aleia Hobbs 55.1%  89.5%  Defending US champ. Was 2nd at Pre. Ran her SB winning Shanghai DL in May.   11.03  adidas 
2. Sha'Carri Richardson 40.5%  94.5%  NCAA champion. 4th at Pre (behind 2 Americans) in her first race as a pro.   10.75  NIKE 
3. Kayla White 1.4%  29.3%  NCAA runner-up. Was 5th at the Lausanne DL and ran a troubling 11.87 in Lucerne earlier this month.   10.95  NIKE 
4. Teahna Daniels 1.2%  23.5%  4th at NCAAs, 3rd at Pre and won NACAC Champs.   10.99  NIKE 
5. Jenna Prandini 0.5%  23.1%  3rd at 2018 USAs (national champ in the 200m). Hasn't ran a 100m since June 6th (5th place in Rome).   11.10  Puma 
6. Ashley Henderson 0.5%  11.5%  Runner-up at USAs last year. Not having the best season, but ran her SB on July 13th.   11.22  adidas 
7. Twanisha Terry 0.2%  15.8%  3rd at NCAAs (60m NCAA champ indoors). Runner-up at NACAC earlier this month.   10.98  Southern California 
8. Other 0.1%  2.0%       
9. Deajah Stevens 0.1%  1.1%  USA runner-up in 2017, but hasn't raced at all outdoors this year.     NIKE 
10. English Gardner 0.1%  2016 USA champ and three-time 4x100 global medalist. Has struggled with injuries in recent years. Only three races this season (was 6th at Pre).   11.24  NIKE 
11. Dezerea Bryant 6th at 2018 USAs. Ran her SB in her last race early July.   11.09  NIKE 

Women's 200m: Anglerne Annelus tried to get US title #1

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Anglerne Annelus 60.5%  93.9%  NCAA and NACAC champion. 4th fastest in the world this year.   22.16  Southern California 
2. Jenna Prandini 24.3%  90.4%  Defending national champ. 5th in Monaco and 5th at Pre this year.   22.53  Puma 
3. Sha'Carri Richardson 10.6%  64.1%  Last raced over 200m at NCAAs where she was runner-up with a PB.   22.17  NIKE 
4. Gabby Thomas 3.8%  37.5%  Won Lausanne DL, but was only 7th in Monaco. Lausanne was her only race under 22.90.   22.69  New Balance 
5. Phyllis Francis 0.3%  3.8%  The reigning world 400m champion. Hasn't run as well over 200m.   22.65  NIKE 
6. Deajah Stevens 0.2%  2.1%  2017 US champ hasn't raced at all outdoors.   NM  NIKE 
7. Lynna Irby 0.1%  2.8%  Was 4th in the 400m at NCAA Indoors. Has only raced three times outdoors; 2nd at adidas Boston Boost Games.   23.25   
8. Other 0.1%  1.3%       
9. Brittany Brown 0.1%  US Indoor 300m national champ. Has only ran two 200s this year (7th place at Pre).   22.65   
10. Kyra Jefferson 3rd at 2018 USAs. 23.00 SB.   23.00  NIKE 
11. Ashley Henderson Ran a 23.42 SB earlier this month.   23.42  adidas 

Women's 400m: Hard to believe no one in US has broken 50 this year

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Shakima Wimbley 54.7%  86.4%  Won USAs in 49.52 last year   51.32  adidas 
2. Wadeline Jonathas 22.8%  65.7%  Yes she is the US leader this year. NCAA DIII champ last year and NCAA D1 champ this year. Cool story   50.60  South Carolina 
3. Courtney Okolo 7.7%  29.4%  51.85 and 52.47 in last 2 races   50.81  NIKE 
4. Kendall Ellis 3.7%  24.6%  Only 51.75 this year   51.75  New Balance 
5. Jessica Beard 3.3%  30.7%  Hasn't raced since June 6   51.40  adidas 
6. Lynna Irby 3.3%  21.8%  Unbelievably good last year. Struggling this year   52.34   
7. Allyson Felix 3.0%  19.8%  Will she run? Cans he make another US team?   NM  NIKE 
8. Chloe Abbott 1.4%  20.1%  2nd at NCAAs for Purdue. Just got 3rd at NACAC under 23s, but only one of 3 entrants under 51 this year   50.98  Kentucky 
9. Other 0.1%       
10. Brionna Thomas 0.0%  Only 52.7 this year   52.70   
11. Jaide Stepter 52.45 in her last meet   51.44   

Women's 800m: Ajee Wilson vs the field

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Ajee' Wilson 98.7%  99.8%  2-time defending champ should make it 3   1:57.73  adidas 
2. Raevyn Rogers 0.6%  91.9%  2nd last year, ran 1:58 at Pre   1:58.65  NIKE 
3. Kate Grace 0.6%  35.6%  2016 US champ is also entered in 1500   1:59.58  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
4. Ce'Aira Brown 0.1%  12.9%  3rd last year but hasn't raced since June 16   2:01.19  HOKA NJNYTC 
5. Other 0.1%       
6. Hanna Green Made big leap from 2:00 to 1:58 at Pre   1:58.75  NIKE / NIKE OTCE 
7. Kaela Edwards 4th last year but has only raced outdoors once in '19   2:04.44  adidas 
8. Laura Roesler Hasn't raced since February   1:59.8indoors   
9. Athing Mu 17-year-old broke AR at 600 to win USA indoors   2:01.38  Trenton TC 
10. Nia Akins NCAA runner-up indoors and out   2:01.67  Penn 

Women's 1500: Simpson and Houlihan both have Iowa connections

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Shelby Houlihan 86.3%  99.9%  The favorite now after taking down Simpson last year   3:59.64  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
2. Jennifer Simpson 13.1%  98.4%  Hasn't missed a US team since making her first in '07   3:59.83  New Balance 
3. Kate Grace 0.2%  54.3%  2nd in '17, 3rd in '18   4:02.99  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
4. Alexa Efraimson 0.2%  11.2%  Hard to believe she's still only 22   4:04.06  NIKE 
5. Dominique Hiltz 0.1%  22.8%  Has won 8 races this year; 9th in '18   4:05.56  adidas 
6. Other 0.1%       
7. Lauren Johnson 0.0%  Made team in '15, 4th in '17   4:08.25  BAA 
8. Helen Schlachtenhaufen 8th last year   4:05.49  Saucony / Freedom TC 
9. Cory McGee Hasn't made US outdoor final since '15   4:05.90  New Balance 
10. Katherine Mackey Also entered in 5k   4:05.97  Brooks / BROOKS Beasts T 
11. Sinclaire Johnson NCAA champ has had breakout year   4:05.98  Oklahoma St. 
12. Shannon Osika 4th at USA indoors   4:06.28  NIKE 
13. Dani Jones NCAA 5k champ was 5th last year   4:07.28  Colorado 
14. Elise Cranny Just ran 2+ sec PR last week   4:06.03  NIKE / Bowerman TC 

Women's 5000m: If Houlihan doesn't go for double is wide open

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Shelby Houlihan 82.6%  86.2%  The favorite, assuming she runs   NM  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
2. Karissa Schweizer 9.7%  81.5%  US leader in '19   15:01.63  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
3. Jennifer Simpson 3.1%  27.0%  She says she's running this   15:21.12  New Balance 
4. Rachel Schneider 1.3%  25.9%  2nd last year   15:06.71  Under Armour 
5. Kim Conley 1.1%  27.9%  2-time Olympian ran PR in June   15:05.20  New Balance 
6. Marielle Hall 1.1%  19.5%  Also entered in 10k   15:02.27  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
7. Elinor Purrier 1.0%  27.0%  Has also run 4:02 this year but opted for 5k only   15:08.61  New Balance 
8. Vanessa Fraser 0.1%  2.5%  5th last year   15:07.58  NIKE 
9. Other 0.1%  1.6%       
10. Abbey Cooper Made the team in '15 and '16   15:21.87  New Balance 

Women's 10,000m: Can Sisson stop Huddle?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Emily Sisson 54.3%  99.7%  Can she beat Huddle on the track when it really counts?   30:49.57  New Balance 
2. Molly Huddle 45.5%  99.3%  Has won USAs at 10,000 the last 4 time she's run it   30:58.46  Saucony 
3. Marielle Hall 0.1%  56.8%  Has run 31:37 and made World's teams before   NM  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
4. Kellyn Taylor 0.1%  4.7%  has run 31:40 and 2:24 in marathon   32:13.54  HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite 
5. Other 0.1%       
6. Danielle Shanahan 0.0%    32:22.59  HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite 
7. Sarah Pagano 15:56 in her last race isn't very good   31:51.66  adidas 
8. Elaina Tabb Won Freihoffer's 5k, but huge jump to top 2   31:55.72  BAA 
9. Stephanie Bruce 3rd last year, hoping to make her first worlds team on track   32:15.88  HOKA ONE ONE NAZ Elite 
10. Jessica Tonn 7th at NY Mini in last race   32:06.19   

Women's 100 m Hurdles: Keni Harrison is the one to beat but she broke the WR in 2016 yet didn't make US team

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Kendra Harrison 94.4%  99.4%  World record holder and two-time defending US champ. Is undefeated this year in this event over seven races.   12.43  adidas 
2. Brianna McNeal 3.7%  70.9%  The reigning Olympic champion. Hasn't run fast this year, but her last race was a SB and a win.   12.71  NIKE 
3. Chanel Brissett 1.0%  44.6%  Runner-up at NCAAs and NACAC Champs.   12.52  Southern California 
4. Nia Ali 0.2%  32.3%  The Olympic silver medalist in 2016. Hasn't ran great this year, but was 2nd to Jamaica's Danielle Williams in her last race at the London DL.   12.57  NIKE 
5. Christina Clemons 0.2%  27.3%  Runner-up at USAs last year. 3rd place in Monaco DL behind Keni Harrison and Jamaica's Danielle Williams, but ahead of NCAA champ Jankeek Brown.   12.58  adidas 
6. Queen Quedith Claye 0.2%  3.9%  3rd at the London DL behind Nia Ali.   12.63  ASICS 
7. Tonea Marshall 0.1%  14.7%  3rd place at NCAAs, but beat Brissett to win NACAC Champs.   12.57  LSU 
8. Other 0.1%  0.0%       
9. Sharika Nelvis US 60H champ indoors. Won the adidas Boston Boost Games in a SB, but was only 7th in Monaco in her last race.   12.66  adidas 
10. Payton Chadwick Ran 12.70 in May, but hasn't broke 12.80 since and was only 8th at NCAAs.   12.70  ASICS 

Women's 400 m Hurdles: McLaughlin vs Little vs Muhammad is a good one

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Sydney McLaughlin 92.7%  100%  She ran 52.75 in 2018. If she can do that again she should be unbeatable.   53.32  New Balance 
2. Dalilah Muhammad 4.5%  97.5%  World #2 and Olympic champ   53.61  NIKE 
3. Shamier Little 2.9%  97.5%  Very good but she's got McLaughlin   53.73  adidas 
4. Other 0.1%       
5. Kiah Seymour 0.0%  6th last year   55.41  Glenarden TC 
6. Ashley Spencer She switched over from flat 400 but that team is easier to make than this one this year   54.11  NIKE 
7. Cassandra Tate 56. in her last 2 races   55.45  adidas 
8. Anna Cockrell NCAA champ just won NACAC under 23s   55.23  Southern California 

Women's Steeplechase: Frerichs is American record holder but Coburn is World Champ

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Emma Coburn 90.0%  99.3%  Has never lost in 7 trips to USAs   9:04.90  New Balance 
2. Courtney Frerichs 8.9%  99.5%  AR holder was 5th at Pre   9:09.75  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
3. Colleen Quigley 0.9%  98.1%  Lock for team; can she break up the big two?   9:11.41  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
4. Other 0.1%  0.0%       
5. Allie Ostrander 0.1%  3-time NCAA champ   9:31.44  BROOKS Beasts TC 
6. Marisa Howard 0.0%  #6 in US this year   9:36.46   
7. Paige Stoner 0.0%  #7 in US this year   9:39.10   
8. Marie Lawrence 3rd last year   9:29.81  Oiselle / Little Wing At 

Women's Pole Vault: Are Suhr and Morris ready to go?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 Best Country
1. Sandi Morris 71.9%  99.2%  4.82 in last meet on June 16th   4.82  NIKE 
2. Jennifer Suhr 18.4%  86.6%  NH in last meet on June 6th   4.91  adidas 
3. Katie Nageotte 9.1%  93.5%  4.82 to win in Rabat in July so are the two above her healthy?   4.82  NIKE 
4. Alexis Jacobus 0.2%  3.8%  Won NCAA indoors but hasn't vaulted over 4.36 outdoors   4.36  Arkansas 
5. Olivia Gruver 0.1%  11.2%  3rd at NCAAs   4.73  Washington 
6. Victoria Hoggard 0.1%  2.6%  NCAA champ   4.61   
7. Annie Rhodes 0.1%  5th last year   4.65   
8. Other 0.1%       
9. Kortney Ross NH last year   4.52   
10. Megan Clark 13th last year   4.56  Oiselle / NYAC 
11. Emily Grove 6th best this year, 5th last year   4.61   
12. Bonnie Draxler 2nd at NCAAs   4.51   

Men's 100m: Gatlin doesn't have to run more than the first round so it loses some luster

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Justin Gatlin 3.3%  49.2%  He has said he will only run first round so pick him at your peril   9.87  NIKE 
2. Christian Coleman 1.5%  99.4%  The man to beat.   9.81  NIKE 
3. Ronnie Baker 0.2%  31.6%  One of the best in the world last year, hasn't raced in 2018 but is entered   nm  NIKE 
4. Other 0.1%  0.0%       
5. Michael Rodgers It's a big gap from him to Coleman   10.00  NIKE 
6. Cameron Burrell Not running as well as a pro   10.12  NIKE 
7. Cravon Gillespie Oregon sprinter was 2nd at NCAAs   9.93  NIKE 
8. Isiah Young Ran 9.99 on July6th so getting into form   9.99  NIKE 
9. Devin Quinn 7th at NCAAs for Illinoi hasn't run under 10.19 since   10.01   
10. Jeff Demps 10.14 into a headwind in his only 100 this year   10.14  adidas 
11. Kendal Williams Former world junior 100m champ   10.10  adidas / 1st Coast TC 
12. Christopher Belcher Ran 9.93 in 2017 but missed most of 2018   10.05  NIKE 

Men's 200m: Can Coleman challenge Lyles?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Noah Lyles 98.0%  99.7%  Is he a lock?   19.50  adidas 
2. Christian Coleman 1.5%  97.9%  19.97 and 19.91 in 2 200s this year   19.91  NIKE 
3. Kenneth Bednarek 0.5%  46.0%  Junior college star has only raced twice since May 20.51 and 47.02   19.82  NIKE 
4. Other 0.1%       
5. Isiah Young ran better in 2018   20.29  NIKE 
6. Andrew Hudson 7th at NCAAs for Texas Tech   20.04   
7. Micaiah Harris 5th at NCAAs for Texas   20.09  Texas 
8. Rodney Rowe 20.79 for 4th at NACAC under 23s   20.12  N.C. A&T 
9. Ameer Webb Two time defending USA champ.   20.64  NIKE 
10. Kendal Williams Former world junior 100m champ   nm  adidas / 1st Coast TC 

Men's 400m: Everyone is racing for 2nd behind Norman?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Michael Norman Jr 98.8%  99.7%  The man to beat. Indoor world record holder   43.45  NIKE 
2. Trevor Stewart 0.7%  35.8%  NCAA runner-up   44.25  N.C. A&T 
3. Kahmari Montgomery 0.2%  86.4%  NCAA champ   44.23  NIKE 
4. Fred Kerley 0.2%  67.2%  Former NCAA champ   44.49  NIKE 
5. Other 0.1%       
6. Paul Dedewo Not running as well in 2019 as 2018   45.67   
7. Wil London III Shocked everyone to make Worlds as a freshman in 2017   44.63   
8. Tyrell Richard South Carolina state star ran 45.59 in his last race   44.81  adidas 
9. Obichukwu Igbokwe season's best in his last race in London   45.06   

Men's 800m: Brazier vs Murphy and the new kid on the block Hoppel

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Donavan Brazier 75.2%  98.9%  Will he be able to handle the pressure and Murphy and Hoppel running well?   1:43.63  Nike Oregon Project 
2. Bryce Hoppel 8.1%  91.7%  Undefeated this year, but how does he do vs big boys   1:44.41  Kansas 
3. Clayton Murphy 0.2%  98.4%  He's got an Olympic medal but Brazier has run a second faster this year   1:44.47  Nike Oregon Project 
4. Brannon Kidder 0.2%  Dipped into 1:45s for the first time since 2015 in last race   1:45.39  BROOKS Beasts TC 
5. Other 0.1%  0.0%       
6. Drew Piazza 0.0%  Hard for him to make the team   1:46.21  NIKE OTCE 
7. Isaiah Harris 2nd last year, but hasn't broken 1:46 this year   1:46.56  NIKE 
8. Erik Sowinski Has not dipped into 1:45s this year   1:46.07  NIKE 
9. Quamel Prince At a new level this year but what does he do here?   1:45.58  District TC 

Men's 1500: Who can challenge Centro?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Donavan Brazier 75.2%  0.0%  Unlikely he runs this, but he is entered   3:37.18  Nike Oregon Project 
2. Matthew Centrowitz 58.4%  92.4%  5-time champ won last year but was hurt early in '19   3:37.67  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
3. Craig Engels 30.9%  90.2%  US indoor champ has been on fire outdoors   3:35.32  Nike Oregon Project 
4. John Gregorek 5.7%  63.4%  Made World final in '17; 3:49 mile this year indoors   3:36.49  ASICS 
5. Henry Wynne 4.2%  20.6%  '16 NCAA indoor champ is US leader   3:35.14  Brooks / BROOKS Beasts T 
6. Benjamin Blankenship 0.3%  23.2%  2016 Olympian is always a threat   3:36.22  NIKE / NIKE OTCE 
7. Brannon Kidder 0.2%  3.4%  Also entered in 800 (and 800 is first)   3:35.27  Brooks / BROOKS Beasts T 
8. Clayton Murphy 0.2%  2.1%  Will probably do 800 only, but he is entered   3:37.59  Nike Oregon Project 
9. Izaic Yorks 0.1%  1.6%  2nd last year   3:36.52  Brooks / BROOKS Beasts T 
10. Other 0.1%       
11. Patrick Casey 0.0%  4th last year but hasn't broken 3:40 in '19   3:40.53  Under Armour 
12. Samuel Prakel Ran 3:50 mile at BU in March; 7th last year   3:37.54  adidas 
13. Eric Avila Running well this year under Terrence Mahon   3:57.55 mile  adidas / The Mission Ath 
14. Justine Kiprotich NCAA runner-up in '17 and '19   3:38.83   
15. Grant Fisher Will likely do 5k only, but he is entered   3:39.60  NIKE / Bowerman TC 

Men's 5000m: Chelimo is the heavy favorite

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Paul Chelimo Sr 98.0%  99.6%  2-time US outdoor champ is a massive favorite   13:05.70  NIKE 
2. Hillary Bor 97.9%  14.7%  Top seed in steeple so may not run here   13:14.96 i  NIKE / U.S. Army 
3. Kirubel Erassa 34.9%  41.0%  Also entered in 10k   13:17.23   
4. Lopez Lomong 15.1%  2.6%  Also entered in 10k   13:25.13  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
5. Benjamin True 1.4%  87.7%  33 years old now, but only Chelimo has run faster in '19   13:09.81  Saucony 
6. Andrew Hunter 0.1%  43.9%  Can he make the team at age 21?   13:21.18  adidas / Tinman Elite 
7. Other 0.1%       
8. Hassan Mead 2016 Olympian; '17 US champ at 10k   13:23.15  NIKE / NIKE OTCE 
9. Josef Tessema Has gone from 13:51 to 13:22 this year   13:22.28   
10. Lawi Lalang Doesn't have standard   13:25.14  NIKE / U.S. Army 
11. William Kincaid Dangerous kick when he's healthy   13:28.83  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
12. Grant Fisher Doesn't have standard; also entered in 1500 but will likely run 5k   13:29.03  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
13. Riley Masters 4th last year but needs standard   13:29.50  NIKE 

Men's 10,000m: Only 4 guys (Erassa, Korir, Kipchirchir, and Lomong) have the standard for Worlds

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Leonard Korir 38.4%  91.2%  Made 10k team in '16 and '17   27:34.01  NIKE / U.S. Army 
2. Kirubel Erassa 34.9%  84.3%  Has gone from 28:50 to 27:32 this year   27:32.89   
3. Lopez Lomong 15.1%  42.5%  Defending champ is dangerous in slow race   Has NACAC qualifier  NIKE / Bowerman TC 
4. Shadrack Kipchirchir 10.8%  65.6%  2nd at USAs the last 3 years; only 1 track race in '19   28:21.26  NIKE 
5. Garrett Heath 0.6%  6.7%  5th last year   NM  Brooks / BROOKS Beasts T 
6. Clayton Young 0.2%  3.6%  NCAA champ   28:18.50   
7. Other 0.1%  1.3%       
8. Reid Buchanan PR was 29:13 at start of year   27:58.67  Mammoth TC 

Men's 110 m Hurdles: Grant Holloway and Daniel Roberts continue their rivalry. Devon Allen is .33 behind this year

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Grant Holloway 88.1%  99.5%  World leader broke 40-year-old NCAA record in June   12.98  adidas 
2. Daniel Roberts 9.4%  96.5%  Beat Holloway at SECs; World #2   13.00  NIKE 
3. Devon Allen 2.4%  89.5%  Reigning champ   13.33  NIKE 
4. Freddie Crittenden III 0.1%  5.1%  #4 in US this year   13.36   
5. Other 0.1%       
6. Jarret Eaton World Indoor silver at 60H in '18   13.45   
7. Aleec Harris US champ in '17 but hasn't broken 13.37 since   13.39  adidas 
8. Isaiah Moore 3rd at NCAAs; could collegians go 1-2-3?   13.37  South Carolina 

Men's 400 m Hurdles: Rai Benjamin is the heavy favorite

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Rai Benjamin 99.0%  100%  Should win handily   47.16  NIKE 
2. Quincy Hall 0.5%  94.2%  NCAA champ has 44.53 flat 400 speed   48.48  South Carolina 
3. Khallifah Rosser 0.2%  3rd last year but only 14th on '19 US list   49.49   
4. Amere Lattin 0.1%  12.4%  NCAA 3rd-placer   48.72  CL Athletics Stars TC 
5. Kerron Clement 0.1%  Olympic champ has only raced once in '19   51.47  NIKE 
6. Other 0.1%       
7. Norman Grimes Jr NCAA runner-up   48.71  Texas Tech 
8. TJ Holmes 2nd last year   49.25  NIKE 

Men's Steeplechase: We are still upset Jager can not run

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Hillary Bor 97.9%  99.9%  With no Jager, he's the obvious favorite   8:08.41  NIKE / U.S. Army 
2. Stanley Kebenei 1.3%  93.7%  5th at Worlds in '17   8:15.94  NIKE 
3. Andrew Bayer 0.6%  89.0%  4th in '15, '16, '17; is this finally his year?   8:16.52  NIKE 
4. Isaac Updike 0.1%  2.1%  Doesn't have standard   8:36.11  HOKA NJNYTC 
5. Other 0.1%  0.0%       
6. Daniel Michalski 0.1%  Was duking out for win at NCAAs but fell on final water jump   8:30.69  Indiana 
7. Jordan Mann Coming off pb in last race; 5th last year   8:26.65  Ocean State Athletic Clu 
8. Mason Ferlic '16 NCAA champ didn't make US final last year   8:27.29  NIKE 
9. Obsa Ali '18 NCAA champ; 4th at NCAAs this year   8:28.46  Minnesota 
10. Travis Mahoney 9th last year   8:28.76  HOKA ONE ONE / HOKA NJNY 
11. Benard Keter Coming off a pb, but doesn't have standard   8:29.94  NIKE / U.S. Army 
12. Donald Cabral 2-time Olympian hasn't broken 8:40 this year   8:41.25  HOKA ONE ONE / HOKA NJNY 

Men's Pole Vault: Can Nilsen challenge Kendricks?

Athlete % of 1st place Votes Top 3 % Comments 2010 BestCountry
1. Sam Kendricks 84.8%  99.0%  Defending world Champ   5.95m  NIKE 
2. Christopher Nilsen 14.9%  99.8%  He upset Mondo at NCAAs   5.95m  South Dakota 
3. Cole Walsh 0.1%  71.5%  3rd last year   5.81m  NIKE 
4. Zachery Bradford 0.1%  3.2%  6th at NCAAs   5.77m  Kansas 
5. Matt Ludwig 0.1%  13th at NCAAs   5.67m  Akron 
6. Other 0.1%       
7. Clayton Fritsch 3rd at NCAAs   5.75m  Sam Houston St. 
8. Kyle Pater   5.73m  U.S. Air Force 

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