Lamecha Girma

Lamecha Girma

August 12, 2023

2023 Worlds MSteeple Preview: Olympic and World Champ El Bakkali to Face WR Holder Girma in EPIC CLASH

El Bakkali has owned the steeplechase in recent years and is better than ever in 2023, but is he even the favorite for Worlds?
June 09, 2023

Lamecha Girma Runs 7:52.11 World Record in Steeplechase on Crazy Night in Paris

Lamecha Girma capped the Paris Diamond League with an impressive 7:52.11 world record. We break that down and the other non world record highlights including Sydney McLaughlin-Lavrone getting beat at 400, Keely Hodgkinson getting a PB and Noah Lyles a big 100 win.
February 15, 2023

Lamecha Girma (7:23.81) Breaks Daniel Komen's 3000m World Indoor Record, Wins Duel with Mohamed Katir

Lamecha Girma negative split the 3000m perfectly to take down Mohamed Katir and Daniel Komen's 25 year-old record.
February 14, 2023

Grant Fisher in 3000-Meter World Record Race in Liévin, France, on Wednesday

We've been doing since 2000 and we're not sure we've ever experienced what we'll witness on Wednesday - an American racing in Europe with a shot at a distance world record. 
July 06, 2022

2022 Worlds M Steeple Preview: More of the El Bakkali-Girma Show, or Can Conseslus Kipruto Three-Peat?

There's been a clear 1-2 in the steeple this year, but reigning world champ Conseslus Kipruto, finally healthy, could be a factor once again. *MB: 2022 World men's steeplechase preview: Who you got - Girma, El Bakkali, Kipruto? Does an American factor?
March 20, 2022

2022 World Indoors Day 3 AM: Barega Bags 3000 Gold as Rojas Jumps 15.74 TJ WR

Barega's claim to being the best distance running on the planet grows stronger as the BTC's Marc Scott snags a bronze. Plus the men's 4 x 400 was eliminated despite a heroic effort from Isaiah Harris.
February 17, 2022

2022 Lievin Recap: Jacobs & Holloway Keep Rolling, Seyaum & Girma Win Fast 3K's

Jakob Ingebrigtsen got his WR but Gudaf Tsegay was denied hers after an early fall. There were world leaders for Natoya Goule (1:58.46) in the 800, Grant Holloway (7.35) in the 60 hurdles, and Dawit Seyaum (8:23.24) in the 3k.
August 02, 2021

Kenya's Reign is Over: Soufiane El Bakkali Wins Olympic Men's Steeplechase in Tokyo

The Kenyan men had won every steeple they competed in at the Olympics since man first walked on the moon. No longer.
July 09, 2021

2021 Monaco Men’s Recap: Timothy Cheruiyot Wins (Again) in 3:28 PB, Nijel Amos Is Back, & Chaos in the Steeple After Bell Is Rung a Lap Early

Cheruiyot looked like his old self by winning in Monaco for the fourth straight year, while Amos clocked a world-leading 1:42.91 in the 800. Lamecha Girma also ran a world leader in the steeple (8:07.75) despite kicking a lap early.
October 04, 2019

Conseslus Kipruto Preserves Kenyan Steeplechase Streak by the Tiniest Margin Possible at 2019 World Championships

This was a World Championships final for the ages won by .01 by Conseslus Kipruto.