Jakob Ingebrigtsen vs Timothy Cheruiyot in the mile. Elaine Thompson-Herah vs Dina Asher-Smith in the 100m. Athing Mu vs Keely Hodgkinson in the 800m. Plus WR attempts from Joshua Cheptegei, Letesenbet Gidey and Francine Niyonsaba.
He picked up the injury in his race last week in Italy.
Kassanavoid moved to #3 on the US all-time hammer list with 78.00m while Matis threw 68.69m in the discus, the best throw by an American sicne 2018.
“They thought I had a dick, probably. I told them: ‘It’s fine. I’m a female, I don’t care. If you want to see I’m a woman, I will show you my vagina. All right?’” She also says taking testosterone lowering medication was “like stabbing yourself with a knife every day”.
Alabama moved down to #3 and Florida stayed #4.
Texas A&M moved up to #3 and Florida down to #4.
Distance runners on the list are Eliud Kipsang, Abdihamid Nur and Moad Zahafi.
*The Bowerman Men's Watch List Update Katelyn Tuohy and Courtney Wayment are the distance runners on the list.
Kilty after Prescod publicly forgave Ujah: “Reece is not in a position to forgive anybody because he hasn’t lost a medal. It’s fucking bullshit what he said to be honest, it’s as simple as that. I’m not going to be politically correct. People say that the sport needs more honesty, but he hasn’t lost an Olympic medal. Would he say that if he lost an Olympic medal?”
Robertson did a little finish line dance after winning.
The NY Post reported that it was "unseasonably warm conditions" with the temperature at 9AM 70 degrees F with 83% humidity.
Cheserek won by a second in 13:44. Ethiopia's Biruktayit Degefa won the woman's race in 15:29.
The two now sit 13th and joint-14th on the world all-time list. New Zealand's Jake Robertson won the men's race in 28:06. GB's 39-year-old Olympian Chris Thompson won the half-marathon in 64:29.
Norway’s former European marathon record-holder Sondre Nordstad Moen (27:24.78) and Spain’s Carlos Mayo (27:25.00) are the fastest in the men's field while Turkey's four-time Euro XC champ Yasemin Can (30:26.41) leads the women's race.
IOC President Thomas Bach praised Pound, who was first elected in 1978, as a "man of untiring inspiration and determination".
Back said, "During our many years together on the IOC Executive Board, and in the IOC, we all could gather many experiences about your direct and straightforward approach to any issue. You were always able to initiate a lively dispute on many subjects. Sometimes some have perceived it as too lively, sometimes some have perceived it as too many, but we all always felt how unwavering your commitment was and is to the Olympic Values, to the IOC as an organization, and to clean sport. This commitment was and is your driving force."
In his speech, Pound went off on the last two Olympic organizing committees for not giving athletes participation medals.
Also world marathon champion Ruth Chepnegetich. Aussie Stewart McSweyn is in the men's race with Jake and Zane Robertson and recent surprise Mo Farah-slayer Ellis Cross.