2016 Rio Olympics

Women's 1500 Meters

Video of 2016 Olympic Women's 1500m Final: Faith Kipyegon Gold, Jenny Simpson the Bronze

Jenny Simpson Wins America's First Women's 1500 Olympic Medal As Faith Kipyegon Upsets World Record Holder Genzebe Dibaba

Women's 1500 Semi-Final: Genzebe Dibaba Puts On A Show As Shannon Rowbury And Jenny Simpson Advance And Brenda Martinez Falters

Dibaba showed off her speed by winning her semi with a 57 final lap as Faith Kipyegon won her heat and Sifan Hassan and Dawit Seyaum showed they will be contenders. Will Simpson, Rowbury and GB's Laura Muir be able to compete with the Africans in the final?

Women’s 1500 Prelims: Genzebe Dibaba Gaps The Field as Does Dawit Seyaum As All Three Americans Advance

We break down the 1st round of the women's 1500 for those of you that were out on a Friday night.

2016 Olympic Women's 1,500 Preview: Kenyan Record Holder Faith Kipyegon Faces WR Holder Genzebe Dibaba; Jenny Simpson & Shannon Rowbury Lead U.S. Medal Hopes

EPO was allegedly found at the hotel where Dibaba and her coach were staying in June, but she will still compete in Rio. Also watch for World Indoor champ Sifan Hassan and British sensation Laura Muir. An American has never medaled in this event at the Olympics.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 12, 2016 to August 21, 2016

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