"This is a bit of a grieving process for me. Although it was well known that this day would come and I could prepare for it a little, it still feels empty and depressing. Fortunately javelin is just a sport and there is much more to life."
"We have to be honest, it is going to be tough to win a medal. We will have chances, maybe one or two including Keshorn Walcott, but it is not going to be easy.”
They are Brigid Kosgei, Sifan Hassan, Hellen Obiri, Beatrice Chepkoech, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Mariya Lasitskene, Malaika Mihambo, Dalilah Muhammad, Salwa Eid Naser and Yulimar Rojas.
Rojo is now wondering if Kibet could be a dark-horse candidate for the 2020 US Olympic team. She is afterall the sister of 2-time WC silver medallist Sylvia Kibet.
*MB: Darkhorse pick for 2020 US Olympic Team - Elvin Kibet?
Philemon Kiplimo won $10,000 in the men's race with a 61:58.
Emily Infeld was third in 32:14 and Molly Seidel fourth in 32:52.
Both Tim Hutchings and Mara Yamauchi tweeted out statements expressing their incredulity.
We would like to see any new shoe type be made available to the public for 6 months before it's used in elite competition in order to ensure all athletes have fair access to the new technology.
*MB: What could Kipchoge run for a 1500m today
She tweeted that she would like to take the INEOS 1:59 challenge and to also meet Michelle Obama.