2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships

Day 4, March 20, 2016

Matt Centrowitz ended a perfect indoor season with gold in the 1500 before the hometown fans.
Unsponsored Boris Berian got the gold and Erik Sowinski the bronze.

Saturday At World Indoors: Michelle Carter Comes Up Totally Clutch, Ashton Eaton Crushes Field Again, Dafne Schippers Is Beaten and Much More

Michelle Carter threw an American record in her final throw to get gold in the shot, Ashton Eaton won the heptathlon with ease as Curtis Beach just missed a medal, Barabara Pierre won the 60m and much more.

Sifan Hassan Holds off Dawit Seyaum to Earn First Global Gold in 4:04.96 and Lead Ethiopian-Born 1-2-3-4 Sweep

With Genzebe Dibaba in the 3,000, Hassan had the opportunity to shine and delivered a stellar last lap to hold off the 19-year-old Seyaum for gold. American Brenda Martinez was the top non-Ethiopian-born finisher in 5th.

Women's 3000m Goes According to Form: Genzebe Dibaba Dominates, Defar Gets Silver, Shannon Rowbury Bronze at 2016 World Indoors

Dibaba is so good she said this about a field that included Meseret Defar, "It was easy for me because the field was not that strong."

The Rest of the Meet: Marquis Dendy and Omar McLeod Win Their First World Titles and The US Dominates Both 4 x 400s

The US picked up 5 more golds to finish with half of the 26 golds awarded at Worlds.

Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba Sprints to Gold in Women's 800 as Ajee Wilson Has to Settle for Silver

Wilson had the lead early, but she wasn't ready for an aggressive move at the halfway point by Niyonsaba, who claimed her first global medal. Kenya's Margaret Wambui was third and the U.S.'s Laura Roesler fourth.

Daily Schedule

Race CST PST
3000 Meters Final 3:10pm 1:10pm
800 Meters Final 3:30pm 1:30pm
3000 Meters Final 3:45pm 1:45pm

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