Team USA cleaned up the distance events winning 9 of the 10 gold medals and 18-medals total. Sub-4 high schooler Matthew Maton won the 5000 in 14:20, closing in a 61-second last lap.
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*DyeStat Meet Highlights Vashti Cunningham won the women's HJ, setting the American Jr record (and HS record) at 6-5. Noah Lyles ran a very wind-aided 10.07 in the semis and then got silver in the final with 10.18; Cuba's Reyneir Mena won in 10.17.
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Andrew Wheating won the 1500 in 3:39.17 to beat David Torrence by .34-seconds. Canada's Nicole Sifuentes won the women's race in 4:06.44 as the Americans were way back and Maggie Vessey took the 800 in 2:00.30 over Melissa Bishop (2:00.43).
*Asafa Powell Wins 100 In 10.01, Narrowly Missing His 91st Sub-10
*Veronica Campbell-Brown Won The 100-200 Double ( 11.22 & 22.82) Other top sprint action included LaShawn Merritt in the 300 (31.53), Queen Harrison in the 100H (12.84), Steven Gardiner winning the 400 in 45.11 over a field that had Ashton Eaton, Jeremy Wariner, Deon Lendore and Mike Berry.
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Sarah Brown won the 1500 in 4:07.67, while Sheila Reid was 6th (4:11.38). Anthony Romaniw beat Harun Abda in the 800 with 1:47.95, and back in 7th and 1:49.72 was Andrew Wheating. Ross Proudfoot won the 1500 (3:39.62) over Nate Brannen and Wallace Spearmon won the 200 in 20.77.
When Jerome Drayton ran 2:10:09 at the 1975 Fukuoka Marathon, it was the sixth-fastest time in history. Since then, that performance has been bettered 2,276 times, but never by a Canadian. We spoke to Coolsaet who explained how his training has gone and why the record has lasted so long.
In the DMR, Baylor women ran 10:58.52 (#2 NCAA time this year) to win while the men's race was won by Arkansas in 9:28.37. Becca Addison ran 4:30.70 to win the women's mile over Canada's Nicole Sifuentes and Rachel Johnson won the 3000 (9:07.09).
Cam Levins ran like a champion but had to settle for bronze in a blanket finish in Glasgow.