Monaco Diamond League

2018 Herculis - Monaco Diamond League

July 20, 2018
The 10th stop of the 2018 DL track and field circuit. *Meet website

LRC Beatrice Chepkoech DESTROYS the steeplechase world record, Courtney Frerichs sets American record in Monaco women's steeplechase

In one of the greatest runs in women's distance running history, Kenya's Beatrick Chepkoech absolutely destroyed the WR by running 8:44.32. She wasn't the only one to run fast as the race featured a record 7 women under 9:10 and three national records.

LRC The 7 Things We Can’t Wait To See At The Monaco and London Diamond League Meets

What a weekend. From a potential women's WR in the 800 in Monaco to a Clayton Murphy vs Emmanuel Korir clash in London, we break down this weekend's biggest matchups including the men's 1500 in Monaco with the Kenyans, the Ingebrigtsens and Matthew Centrowitz and a women's mile in London with Jenny Simpson, Sifan Hassan and Laura Muir.

LRC History in Monaco? Will an American hurdle the 8:00 or 9:00 barrier in the steeplechase in Monaco?

We are living in the golden age of American steeplechasing. Will the 8:00 or 9:00 be barrier be broken by an America for 1st time on Thursday in Monaco?


"This year has been so good for me. It's every athlete's dream to stay injury-free and God has been good to me," Kipruto said in Nairobi on Saturday. "I have four more weeks to prepare for the World record attempt in Monaco. It will be great to bring the 3,000m steeplechaser record back to Kenya."

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