Lindh won the women's race while Rogestedt was 2nd behind Egypt’s Mohamed Hamada (2:17.66). Greg Rutherford won a Spanish meet LJ in 8.15m.
At the time Solinsky said, "This was a glorified tempo run. This was just an indication race to see where I was ... This was my debut. No one expected it. I didn’t expect it!”
These are in addition to Genzebe Diababa and Abeba Aregawi's previously announced mile record chase.
She missed Sarah Brown's 2:43.4 record by 1.96-seconds.
France's Pierre-Ambroise Bosse is also in the 1000. Olympic silver medalist Dejen Gebremeskel vs former World XC champ Japheth Korir in the 5000. Current world leader Dawit Seyaum (4:00.96) is in the 1500, Christian Taylor in the TJ, Bogdan Bondarenko in the HJ,
Robert Biwott won the 1500 in a world leading 3:33.64 while Nixon Chepseba went through 800 in the lead, but died and ran 3:53 for 15th. Marcin Lewandoswki won the 800 in 1:45.46 and Irene Jelagat won the 3000 (8:36.90) over GB's Laura Muir (8:38.47). Dafne Schippers set a Dutch record in the 100, winning in 10.94.
*19-Year-Old Diana Asher Smith Sets British 100m Record With 11.02 Seconds She was 2nd to Schippers.
Kipsang ran 28:26.2 at altitude to beat Mutai's 29:06.1 and Kisorio's 29:06.2. World 5,000m silver medalist Mercy Cherono won her 1500 heat in 4:21.
Lauren Wallace on winning the 1000: “It’s unreal, it hasn’t set in yet. The coolest part was running through the tape. I’ve never been able to do that before. The tape was really, really cool.”
Marshall has a 1:48.43 800 PR and is the World Youth Olympic champ. Both his parents were elite 800 runners as his dad was an Olympian (1:43.92 PR) and his mom ran 2:00.81.
Article includes funny anecdote about how Osagie's coach Craig Winrow only started coaching him in college because he had no one else to coach.
Winrow: “When I started working at St Mary’s in 2007, he’d already started the previous term and was a 1:52 runner and he happened to turn up at a training session. I had no one to coach because Mick Woods, Alan Storey or Mark Rowland were coaching everyone. I asked Mick who he was and Mick said, ‘He’s just this kid who turns up now and again’. So I thought I’d go and have a chat with him. Six months later he ran 1:47 and a few years later he was in the Olympic final.”
Australia's The Age is reporting that those along with the 20K race walk and TJ are being considered in the IOC's push to tighten the number of track events to make room for other sports. Apparently the 10,000 is most at risk.
So too was Jamaica's 4x200 from World Relays.
USA swept the top 6 places with Latavia Thomas, Kate Grace and Morgan Uceny 3-6. Kenya's Anthony Chemut won the 1000 in 2:18.20 as Ryan Gregson was 4th. Dorian Ulrey was the top American in 9th (2:19.69) as Elijah Greer was 10th, Erik Sowinski 12th, Mac Fleet 14th (2:21.18).
Gatlin got his 11th straight win with 9.82 to beat Mike Rodgers, Ryan Bailey and Nesta Carter. Kenya's Anthony Chemut won the 1,000m in 2:18.20. Will Claye won the LJ with 8.19m.