Willis raved about the event after it was over.
The race is run on the Hope Memorial Bridge.
And yet the local government claims it was going to spend $11 million on hosting the champs.
Drew Piazza was 5th.
Canada's Rachel Cliff denied Team USA a sweep.
In the pole vault, the winner was Katie Nageotte, not 2015 world champion Yarisley Silva of Cuba or Olympic silver medallist Sandi Morris.
*Ajee Wilson holds off Natoya Goule for 800 gold
*Hassan Mead wins 5000
Filip: "I told him he deserved it because he has been working every day since he was nine or 10 for this."
"Eugene is on par with Fargo and Peoria. Who wants to argue that track and field ought to be grown out of Fargo or Peoria?"