Diamond League Shanghai

2015 IAAF Diamond League Shanghai Track and Field Meeting

May 17, 2015
Shanghai, China
World Athletics:

She wasn't someone hyped before the race, but beat a great field last weekend running 10.98. She still plans on continuing with the LJ as well as sprinting this year.

LRC Silas Kiplagat Wins Shanghai 1,500 As Ben Blankenship Comes Up Just .19 Short

The American closed faster than the winner and got an outdoor PR.

BBC Sport:

"I just believe there's more I can do in the sprints. I'm yearning to surpass my best of 10.7 seconds and that's one reason I'm focussing on the 100 more."


Xiang will make a short speech during the open ceremony of Sunday AM's meet.

The Standard:

Last month, she had a rust-busting 1500 win in 4:09 in Kenya.

LRC Shanghai Preview: Ben Blankenship Takes on Big Boys Silas Kiplagat & Ronald Kwemoi; Eunice Sum (800) & Jairus Birech (Steeple) Open Up In Their Specialties

Molly Beckwith-Ludlow, faces world champ Eunice Sum in the 800 while World XC champ Agnes Jebet Tirop faces 2013 WC bronze medalist Almaz Ayana in the women's 5,000. In non-distance action, there's a great HJ with Mutaz Essa BarshimBohdan Bondarenko, plus Merritt vs. James in the 400 and VCB vs. SAFP in the 100.

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