2016 Rio Olympics

Men's 1500 Meters

RRW: Alan Webb Says Matt Centrowitz's Gold Represents Century Of Dedication

Webb heaps a lot of praise on Centro saying that he thinks he can get the American mile record and "it wouldn't be bittersweet" to lose it.

Matthew Centrowitz Goes Wire-To-Wire To Win USA's First Men's 1500m Gold In 108 Years

Centro used tactical brilliance and a 50.62 last lap to earn America’s first gold medal in the men’s 1500 in since 1908. Defending champ Taoufik Makhloufi was silver as Nick Willis got his second Olympic medal in third. Asbel Kiprop only 6th; USA's Ben Blankenship was 8th. *MB: MATT MF CENTROWITZ

After 15 Years Nate Brannen Finally Gets His Shot at Olympic Glory

Dream do become reality.

Men's 1500 Semis: Heartbreak for Robby Andrews and Elijah Manangoi, Asbel Kiprop Shows That He's The Man To Beat and Centro Says He's In the Shape of His Life

Team USA almost got all three of it's 1500 men into the final but a DQ will keep Robby Andrews, even if American mile record holder Alan Webb doens't agree with it.

Men's 1500 Heats: The Favorites Cruise as All Three Americans Make Thurday's Semifinals, Elijah Manangoi Picks Up an Injury, Souleiman Says He's Clean

There was some DQ drama in heat #2, however.

2016 Olympic Men’s 1500 Preview: Asbel Kiprop Goes For Olympic Title #2 As Matthew Centrowitz Tries to End USA's 108-Year Gold Drought

The last time an American won Olympic gold in the 1500, the Chicago Cubs were three months away from winning the World Series. Centro's been in great form, but can he or Americans Robby Andrews and Ben Blankenship fend off defending champ Taoufik Makhloufi, Kenyans Ronald Kwemoi and Elijah Manangoi and a host of others in a deep, talented field?
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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