2014 Herculis Monaco - Monaco Diamond League

July 18, 2014
Monaco
The tenth stop of the 2014 DL track and field circuit.
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Also Nick Willis, Matt Centrowitz.

Womentalksports:

Huddle admits that during the race she was a bit cautious as she wasn't only worried about getting the record, but about being the first American as Shannon Rowbury was in the race.

LRC Monaco Full Wrap-Up: Jairus Birech Wins Again in Steeple, Justin Gatlin 19.68 Into a Headwind and Torie Bowie 10.80 WL

Monaco is more than a distance meet as there were world-leaders in the women's 100 and men's 200. Evan Jager was in the men's steeplechase but he struggled over the final 400 and only finished sixth.

LRC It Doesn't Get Much Better Than This: Ajee Wilson Snaps Eunice Sum's Unbeaten Streak, Wins Her First Career DL Title in World Leading 1:57.67

Eunice Sum came in having won 14 in a row. Sum ran the 2nd fastest time of her life - and lost - to an American. Congrats Ajee Wilson.

LRC What an 800: Nijel Amos Takes Down King David As Five Men Run 1:42

This was historically good and brought back memories of the fantastic men's 800 Olympic final from 2012. The 800 is now a "must-watch" event.

LRC Molly Huddle Runs 14:42.64 to Lower Her 5000m American Record as Genzebe Dibaba Gets World Leader in Monaco

Molly Huddle lowered her American record and Genzebe Dibaba got the world leading win.

LRC One of the Greatest 1500s Ever: Silas Kiplagat Fastest Time in 10 Years, World Junior Record, 7 Men (and Nick Willis) Sub 3:30, Leo Manzano and Matt Centrowitz PR

The world record of 3:26.00 remains safe, but the much-hyped men’s 1,500 delivered, producing one of the greatest races in the history of the event.

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