2014 LRC Year-End Rankings: Men's 800: Nijel Amos and Duane Solomon get the #1 rankings
The men's 800 is one of the most exciting races in all of track and field. Tons of superstars and lots of diversity as men from seven different countries nabbed spots in our global top 10. Where is David Rudisha?
Results From 2014 KBC Nacht Meet In Heusden, Belgium
A ton of solid US distance performances. Some highlights include Will Leer winning the main 1500 in 3:34.26, Emma Coburn 4:05.29 in the 1500, Kenya's Olympic bronze medalist Timothy Kitum won the 800 in 1:43.65 as Elijah Greer was 4th in 1:44.91, Nicole Bush set a 10-second PR to win the steeple in 9:24. In the 5000 Augustine Choge won in 13:06 as Lawi Lalang was 3rd (13:11) and Chris Derrick was 5th (13:14). Asafa Powell made his return to race with 10.15 for 2nd in the 100 behind US's Marvin Bracy (10.13).
Three Thoughts on The Fall and Duane Solomon's Dominant 800 Victory at 2014 USAs
There was a big fall, but no one was going to stop Duane Solomon from repeating as champion.
Men's 800 Semis: The Big Boys - Solomon, Greer, Sowinski - Advance To Set Up A Great Final
A great final with Duane Solomon, Erick Sowinski, Elijah Greer, RobbyAndrews, Cas Loxsom and others is all set, but we're still wondering about a questionable DQ of Nick Hartle.
Men's 800: Duane Solomon Looks to Defend, Elijah Greer Aims to Surprise and No Nick Symmonds
Without Symmonds, Solomon is the favorite in Sacramento, but is he vulnerable to upstarts Elijah Greer and Erik Sowinski? We think so.
Women's 800: Chanelle Price Hangs On; Colorful Maggie Vessey Takes Second; Mary Cain Fizzles
The Chanelle Price show continued (barely) as the Mary Cain show never materialized but Maggie Vessey turned the most heads. In the men's 800, Job Kinyor beat Elijah Greer and Eric Sowinski.
Collis Birmingham Stuns Galen Rupp; Centro Cruises; Elijah Greer Beats Robby Andrews at His Own Game; Dan Huling 8:17
2014 Oregon Twilight Meet Entries
Deep 800 with Elijah Greer, Charles Jock, Cas Loxsom, Mark Wieczorek, Tyler Mulder, Pat Casey, Harun Abda.