FBK Games *Results: *Day 1 *Day 2
Sifan Hassan Runs 3:56.14 World Lead To Highlight FBK Games There was also a world lead in the men’s race as Bahrain’s Alsadik Mikhou ran 3:31.34 to beat world indoor 3,000m champion Yomif Kejelch while Thijmen Kupers won the 800 in 1:44.99. The steeples and 10,000s served as the Ethiopian Trials and saw 2012 Olympic silver medalist Sofia Assefa break her NR with 9:07.06 and Getnet Wale set a world U18 best at 9:12.28. World XC bronze medalist Abadi Hadis won the men’s 10,000 in 27:08.26 with Yenew Alamirew (27:19.86) 3rd in his debut.
*Day 1: World 10,000 Silver Medalist Gelete Burka Runs 30:40 To Win Over 10,000m World 5,000 silver medalist Senbere Teferi was a close 2nd (30:41.68) as former World 10,000 bronze medalist Belaynesh Oljira was 3rd (30:44.57).
LRC 2017 NCAA Mid-D & Distance Recap: Three Big-Time Talents Win Their First NCAA Outdoor Titles – Grant Fisher, Josh Kerr And Emmanuel Korir Youth was served in the 800, 1,500 and 5,000 as three massive, young talents got the wins. In the 800, freshman Emmanuel Korir of UTEP lived up to the hype. In the 1,500, sophomore Josh Kerr of New Mexico was able to hold off a challenge from Ole Miss’s Craig Engels in the 1,500, and sophomore Grant Fisher of Stanford won his first NCAA title in a tactical 5,000. Fisher is the first American underclassman (freshman or sophomore) to win the 5,000 in 28 years. In the steeplechase, senior Edwin Kibichiy PRed to get the win.
LRC Friday Rest Of Meet Recap: Florida Repeats As Christian Coleman (100/200), KeAndre Bates (LJ/TJ) & Filip Mihaljevic (Shot/Discus) Earn Double Victories Plus there was 19-year-old Grant Holloway, who won the 110 hurdles and split 43.88 on the relay.