She was just .06 off the UK record. Elsewhere in Poland, Piers Copeland won the 1500m in 3:37.51.
"I'm getting on a bit, and I think the key thing is to stick to one event and see what I can do."
It wasn't much of a prediction though as she chose Eliud Kipchoge for the men and "a Kenyan" for the women.
Powell talked about how one of the great aspects of college coaching is getting to see kids grow into adults. “You realize they need you super differently over the course of that time. The way you talk to someone when she’s 17 and when she’s 22 is super different..."
Blankenship called the decision "disappointing and disheartening" as well as "shameful and embarrassing."
Jason Joseph set a Swiss record in the 110H with 13.29 while William Reais ran the #2 all-time 200m with 20.24. Renaud Lavillenie won his 10th French outdoor pole vault title with a 5.80m clearance ahead of his younger brother Valentin at 5.70m and at the Spanish championships, Esther Guerrero pulled off a notable double winning the 800m (2:06.23) and 1500m (4:23.47) in the space of 15 minutes.