“My plan coming in was to win. … It was all about winning.
Alberto said don’t be afraid to take it with 2 or 3 laps to go if you’re feeling good.
I was really excited to come back here … we wanted what was going to prepare me for the World Championships next year and the Olympics the year after that.”
– Galen Rupp after running 1:57 for the final 800 to win the Pre Classic 10,000 and lower his American record from 26:48.00 to 26:44.36.