London Friday: Mo Farah Dominates The 3000, While Laura Weightman Gets A Surprise 1500 Win To Thrill The Home Crowd
It was no contest as Farah took the 3000 in a world-leading 7:34.66 while Weightman held off US’s Gabe Grunewald to get her first big international win.
KBC Nacht Meeting: Ben True Gets IAAF Standard As Eric Jenkins Explodes To A 13:07 And Lauren Johnson Destroys Her PR To Make Worlds On A Night Full Of Fast American Running
True ran 13:06 to seal the deal for worlds with Jenkins right behind him in a huge PR. Abbey D’Agostino PRd at 5000 as did Johnson to punch her ticket to worlds in the 1500. Other big names in action included Dejen Gebremeskel, Chris Derrick, Emily Sisson, Mary Cain, PVer Sandi Morris andLolo Jones. Check out how they did.
*MB: Ben True Runs 13:06 5000m, Eric Jenkins 13:07
Full Results From Lucerne, Switzerland: Lopez Lomong Takes Down Bernard Lagat In 3000 As Five Women Go Sub-2 In The 800
Lomong got the win in 7:42.19 to Lagat's 7:42.75. Andy Bayer was 6th (7:48.49). Switzerland's Selina Buchel took the 800 in 1:59.21, beating Chanelle Price by .03.
2015 Ponce Grand Prix: Charles Jock Gets Big Win Over Nick Symmonds And Cas Loxsom
Georgetown alum Rachel Schneider got a solid PR to win the 1500 in 4:08.46 while Cory McGee was 3rd. Trinidad & Tobago's Michel Cedenio ran 44.97 to win comfortably over LaShawn Merritt (45.42); Jeremy Wariner was 9th (46.22).
*OTB: Ponce 800m - Charles Jock with the win, Symmonds showing signs of life *Nick Symmonds is BACK