LRC Post-Race Interviews
MB: Official 2019 IAAF World Champs Day Seven (Thurs.) Discussion Thread
MB: Calling it now, Jakob wins the Gold Medal on Sunday and shuts He cruised to the final as Centrowitz had to get in on time.
MB: 52.16 WR for Dalilah Muhammad!
Naser wins 400 m in 48:14 (Video of Race)!!!!!!!!
LRC Craig Engels Defends Himself & NOP Teammates, Responds To Jenny Simpson: “People have a moral compass besides her” Craig Engels did not like some of Jenny Simpson’s comments from the day before, Jenny did not back down after hearing Craig’s response.
LRC After Historic Women’s 1500 Semis, Everything Is Set Up For An Incredible Final We can’t wait for the final which will include Shelby Houlihan, Laura Muir, Olympic champ Faith Kipyegon, world champ Sifan Hassan and former world champ Jenny Simpson believes she’s as fit as she’s ever been.
LRC Men’s 1500 Prelims Go Mostly According To Form As Centro Sounds Confident: “I ran 3:52 at the Pre Classic, and I’m in worlds better shape than then,” The Olympic champ sounds confident, the 2012 Olympic champ explains why he didn’t race the last two years and another guy talks about how he’s gone from working for Postmates to the world championship semis in less than a year.
On the boards: Craig Engels Advances, Fires Back At Simpson: “Jenny is just brutal … when she gets in front of a camera, she gets on a high horse.” Simpson replies “It’s a physical contest, not a chemistry lab. [cheaters] take the joy out of seeing who is the best when you cheat’ Full interview here”
More Thursday Discussion: Ingebrigtsen’s shove their way to victory
LRC Grant Holloway Closes Out Epic 2019 Season With His First World 110M Hurdles Title In his 48th race of the year, Holloway won his 1st world title – the perfect cap to an amazing year which also saw him break the NCAA record and lead Florida to an NCAA team title.
*MB: Drama in men’s 110h: IAAF, Give Holloway the gold but re-run the hurdles for everyone else (save McLeod)!!!
LRC Women’s 5,000 Prelims: Karissa Schweizer Rips 14:52 To Become 7th-Fastest American Ever She had never even broken 15:00 before and didn’t even have the biggest PR of the night as two other athletes PR by more than 10 seconds.
*MB: Karissa Schweizer runs 14:52 – 7th all time in US history – IN THE HEATS
LRC Women’s 1,500 Prelims: The Big Names And All Three Americans Cruise To The Final After the heats, Shelby Houlihan said she wants gold, Faith Kipyegon talked about her struggles in 2019 and Sifan Hassan declined to speak to the media.
LRC Nikki Hiltz Talks About What It’s Like To Be Gay In Qatar After Advancing To 1,500 Semis At Worlds Nikki Hiltz is openly gay and competing in a country where homosexuality is illegal. She advanced to the semifinals with ease on Wednesday.
LRC Podcast: Doha Worlds Halfway Point: Alberto Salazar Has Left The Building, Kenenisa Bekele Is Back, And Donavan Brazier Is Sublime Subscribe today on itunes.
LRC 2019 Worlds Men’s 1,500 Preview: Can Timothy Cheruiyot Complete Near-Perfect Two-Year Run With His First Gold Medal? Cheruiyot has been almost unbeatable on the circuit but has never claimed a gold at any international championship. Can he change that in Doha?