Meet One of Tokyo 2021's Potential Biggest Stars

NBC feature on Grant Holloway, who remained undefeated for his life in the 60mh with 42" hurdles by setting a new world record.

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Holloway just finished the greatest indoor hurdling season ever in style - with a 7.29 world record. Perhaps more amazingly, he's never lost a 60-hurdle race in his life over 42" barriers as he extended his win streak to 41 in a row. 

    Catching up with two of USA's leading distance ladies

    LRC Sally Kiypego wants to get in sub-2:20 shape and medal in the Olympic marathon

    "The objective for this season for me is to be able to medal [in the Olympic marathon]....I’m trying to get myself into -- 2:20 or sub-2:20 shape going into Tokyo, and I think if I am in that kind of shape, my chances are pretty good at medaling."

    After hip surgery and two hip stress fractures, Emily Infeld is pleased to have PRd at 31:08 last weekend "I had four months of pretty solid training and I’m feeling good overall. I’m just hoping for another four months to make more jumps before the Trials."

    This Week's Podcast

    What a show. We recorded this right after Grant Holloway's WR. Our featured guest is Ben True who tells us how he just ran a 26+ second pb of 27:14 at age 35. Yes, the shoes helped but True reveals he's become rejuvenated by paying Dan Curts $20,000 a year to train with him. Plus is a marathon in True's future?

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    Centro talks about a number of topics including Tokyo 2020, learning the stock market building a gaming PC, and some interesting details on how his training has changed under Jerry Schumacher.

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    3 can run. Men: Kipchoge, Amos Kipruto (world bronze), Boston champ Lawrence Cherono, Valencia champ Vincent Kipchumba. Women: Brigid Kosgei, World champ Ruth Chepngétich, half champ Peres Jepchirchir and Vivian Cheruiyot.

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    ATL #4

    The time put Felix 18th on the all-time US indoor list and she also finished runner-up in the 60m (7.28). Former NCAA champ Michael Saruni (1:45.34) and Heather MacLean (2:00.98) won the 800m races.

    The high school junior broke Lyles's 5-year-old record by .01.

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