Revised Bowerman Mile Results From The Prefontaine Classic: Leo Manzano No Longer A DNF

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June 6, 2013

After the 2013 Prefontaine Classic last weekend, a thread popped on the boards titled, “Any explanation for Leo Manzano’s DNF at Pre this weekend?” Our response was, “Actually, we’re pretty sure he didn’t DNF.” In our recap of the Bowerman Mile, we said we could swear we saw him finish in about 4:00 and after some investigating, we were fairly certain he could be seen in pictures on the final straight, (although they were grainy and with everyone wearing similar blue singlets, we couldn’t prove it definitively).

People were wondering if maybe he stepped off the track right before the line, but now, five days later, the IAAF has issued a revised version of the results which shows Manzano as finishing in 4:00.04.

Screen Shot From Race Replay Video

Manzano in the background

Manzano in the background on the final homestretch

Men' results

One Mile - Men Race 2                                         
    1 Kiplagat , Silas                 KEN    3:49.48          4        
    2 Kiprop , Asbel                   KEN    3:49.53          2        
    3 Wote , Aman                      ETH    3:49.88          1        
    4 Souleiman , Ayanleh              DJI    3:50.40                   
    5 Birgen , Bethwell                KEN    3:50.42                   
    6 Ndiku , Caleb Mwangangi          KEN    3:50.46                   
    7 Chepseba , Nixon Kiplimo         KEN    3:51.37                   
    8 Cheboi , Collins                 KEN    3:51.44                   
    9 Lomong , Lopez                   USA    3:51.45                   
   10 Centrowitz , Matthew             USA    3:51.79                   
   11 Makhloufi , Taoufik              ALG    3:52.94                   
   12 Gebremedhin , Mekonnen           ETH    3:54.04                   
   13 Wolde , Dawit                    ETH    3:54.51
   14 Iguider , Abdalaati              MAR    3:55.93
   15 Gregson , Ryan                   AUS    3:57.08
   16 Manzano , Leonel                 USA    4:00.04
      Rotich , Andrew Kiptoo           KEN        DNF                   
      Magut , James Kiplagat           KEN        DNF

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