2021 Prefontaine Classic Friday Night Results

by LetsRun.com
August 20, 2021

The Pre Classic action in Eugene started out with four distance races on Friday night. Results are below. Go here for full meet results and split times.

Women’s 2 Mile

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Francine Niyonsaba dominated with a 9:00.75 world lead and meet record.

1 BDI
9:00.75
WLMR
2 ETH
9:06.74
3 KEN
9:14.55
4 GER
9:18.16
5 GBR
9:21.98
PB
6 USA
9:22.44
7 USA
9:40.82
8 KEN
9:40.86
9 USA
9:41.79
10 USA
9:55.94
DNF USA
DNF CAN
TOWNSEND Addy
DNS ETH

Men’s Mile

Craig Engels celebrated early and it cost him the win as New Zealand’s Geordie Beamish took it in 3:54.86.

1 NZL
BEAMISH Geordie
3:54.86
2 USA
3:55.41
3 CAN
3:55.48
4 USA
3:55.99
5 GBR
3:57.00
6 USA
3:57.43
7 BEL
3:57.49
8 USA
3:58.15
9 USA
4:00.45
DNF KEN
DNF USA
DNS GER

Women’s 5000m

Sifan Hassan gets the win, but faded and fell short of the WR with 14:27.89. PBs for Americans Alicia Monson (14:48.49) and Abbey Cooper (14:52.37). See our recap here.

1 NED
14:27.89
SB
2 ETH
14:42.25
3 ETH
14:42.85
4 KEN
14:43.65
PB
5 USA
14:48.49
PB
6 USA
14:52.37
PB
7 KEN
14:52.66
SB
8 ETH
15:01.29
9 MEX
15:10.38
10 USA
15:13.15
11 USA
15:24.78
12 CAN
15:32.01
DNF KEN
DNF CAN

Women’s 1500m

1 USA
4:06.35
2 USA
4:07.50
PB
3 USA
4:08.45
4 USA
4:09.27
5 USA
4:09.68
6 USA
4:09.85
7 USA
4:10.02
8 POR
4:10.90
9 CAN
4:11.74
PB
10 ITA
4:12.30
11 USA
4:14.82
PB
DNF USA
DNF USA

 

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