LRC recap and analysis of the men's 1500m final won by Asbel Kiprop with Matt Centrowitz silver.
LRC recap and analysis of women's 800m final won by Eunice Sum.

Nick Symmonds Wins Silver as Mohammed Aman Becomes Ethiopia's First Ever 800 Gold Medalist - Men's 800 Recap

Nick Symmonds brought to and end the American medal drought at 800m with his historic silver medal after a fierce stretch duel with Mo Aman. American Duane Solomon faded to sixth.

Video of 2013 World Championship Men's 800m Final: Mo Aman Gets Gold, Nick Symmonds Silver

Race video of the men's 800m final won by Mo Aman. USA visitors only.

Video and Audio Interviews After 800m Final With Nick Symmonds, Mo Aman, Duane Solomon, and Ayanleh Souleiman

Audio and video interviews from the mixed zone

Time to Get Excited for Tomorrow's 800m Final: Can the USA Get Gold? 5 Things to Consider

There is a huge opportunity on Tuesday for the American men to end years of futility in the men's 800. The US has waited 16-years for a medal of any color for either a man or a woman in the 800. We fully expect that to change on Tuesday at 1:11:43 pm eastern. The weight for gold has been 41-years. That very well could change as well.

The American Impress at 800m: Three Really Quick Takes on the 2013 Worlds 800m Semifinal

Americans Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds automatically advanced to the 800 final. Solomon won his heat going wire to wire, while Symmonds was .01 behind first in his heat. Fellow American Brandon Johnson was the first unlucky loser as he the lead in his heat only two be passed by two guys in the final 15 meters, running 1:44.84 to miss the final by .04.

America Enjoying 800m Renaissance at World Championships

After the first round of the men's 800m this morning at the IAAF World Championships, the American team has put three men into the semi-finals, the first time that has happened at these championships since 1995. Building on the momentum from last summer's Olympic final where Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds placed fourth and fifth, respectively, the Americans feel that they could be in the medals at these championships, especially with the absence of both reigning world and Olympic champion David Rudisha of Kenya, and reigning Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos of Botswana.

All Three US Men Advance To 800 Semis Showing America Is Enjoying 800m Renaissance

After the first round of the men's 800m this morning at the IAAF World Championships, the American team has put three men into the semi-finals, the first time that has happened at these championships since 1995. Building on the momentum from last summer's Olympic final where Duane Solomon and Nick Symmonds placed fourth and fifth, respectively, the Americans feel that they could be in the medals at these championships, especially with the absence of both reigning world and Olympic champion David Rudisha of Kenya, and reigning Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos of Botswana.

800 Heats: Americans Duane Solomon, Nick Symmonds and Brandon Johnson and The Other Favorites All Advance

The 2013 IAAF world championships got under way on Saturday morning with a slew of qualifying events including the men's 800. American fans breathe easy. The first round of the men's 800 went well for you as all three of the Americans, who came in with the first (Duane Solomon), fourth (Nick Symmonds) and sixth (Brandon Johnson) times on the year, moved on automatically to the semifinals.

Round 1 800m Video Interviews 2013 World Track and Field Championships Moscow

Video interviews after Round 1 of the 800m at the World Track and Field Championships in Moscow.

Nick Symmonds Video Interview Afer Round 1 of 2013 World Championships in Moscow

Interview with Team USA and LetsRun.com reader Nick Symmonds after he won his round 1 heat to make the 2013 World Championships semifinal.

Event Schedule

Race Date CST +04
Quarterfinals 08/10/13 2:20am 11:20am
Semifinals 08/11/13 10:35am 7:35pm
Final 08/13/13 12:10pm 9:10pm

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Usain Bolt led Jamaica to a 4×100 win and Teddy Tamgho became the 3rd man over 18 meters in the triple mump.

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