2016 Memorial Van Damme - Brussels IAAF Diamond League Track and Field

September 09, 2016
Brussels, Belgium

LRC Watch Sandi Morris Become Just 2nd Woman In History To Clear 5.0 Meters (16' 4¾") Outdoors In The Pole Vault

The Olympic silver medallist ended a magical season in style - with a new American outdoor best.


The double Olympic silver medallist at 800 and 1500 in 1976 was tragically killed at age 22 in a car accident.

World Athletics:

If she beats it, it will be a little bittersweet as she calls SAFP her "soul mother." Plus Mutaz Essa Barshim thinks he could have broken the WR in Brussels two years ago.


Miller was in contention for the $40,000 overall DL title as she was just 1-point behind Jamaica's Stephanie Ann McPherson.


She ran a PB of 50.74 at the SA Champs earlier this summer.

World Athletics:

There will be high drama in the HJ, as the overall DL title is wide open and there will be exciting duels as points are close in the women's 100, men's 800 and men's 1500 as well.

LRC Brussels DL Final Preview: World Record Attempts in the Men's Steeple & Women's 5K, Evan Jager Goes for Sub-8:00, Rowbury Goes For The 5k AR, A Stacked Men's 1500 & Caster Semenya in the 400

Conseslus Kipruto and Almaz Ayana will go for the world records. Can Shannon Rowbury follow up her Zürich win with an AR in the 5,000? Plus Kiprop vs. Makhloufi in the 1500, Clayton Murphy in the 800 and Elaine Thompson vs. Dafne Schippers in the 100.

LRC Man Versus Machine Grudge Match: 1:43 800 Runner Nicholas Kipkoech Will Race a Solar-Powered Car Over 600 Meters in Brussels on Friday

When a solar powered car with a top speed of 68 mph races a Kenyan 800 stud, who had the edge? We'll find out on Friday.

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