Sifan Hassan

Sifan Hassan

October 11, 2023

WTW: Sorry, Eliud Kipchoge, Kelvin Kiptum Is The Greatest Marathoner On Planet Earth

No one has ever started their marathon career like Kelvin Kiptum of Kenya. Plus are USA marathoners getting soft by requesting a 6 a.m. start time for the Olympic Trials?
October 08, 2023

Sifan Hassan Runs 2:13:44 to Win 2023 Chicago Marathon Six Weeks After Worlds Triple

Hassan medalled in the 1500 at Worlds on August 22 and won Chicago in the second-fastest time ever just 43 days later.

October 06, 2023

Ruth Chepngetich Plans on 66:00 or Faster First Half, Kelvin Kiptum Details His Buildup, & Why Sifan Hassan Ran Those Post-Race Workouts in Budapest

Plus Conner Mantz has thoughts on the Olympic Marathon Trials and the qualifying system.
October 05, 2023

2023 Chicago Marathon Women's Preview: Chepngetich Seeks 3-Peat, Hassan Returns, & Sisson v Bates

Can Ruth Chepngetich, who ran 2:14:18 in Chicago last year, get close to Tigst Assefa's 2:11:53 WR? How will Sifan Hassan do after her World Championship triple three weeks ago?
August 26, 2023

Faith Kipyegon Becomes First Woman to Sweep 1500/5000m Titles at Worlds

Kipyegon closed in an absurd 56.59 for her final 400 to join Bernard Lagat (2007) as the only athletes to pull off the double at Worlds.
August 19, 2023

Down Goes Hassan! Gudaf Tsegay Wins Dramatic 10K Final at 2023 Worlds

Sifan Hassan was 30 meters from gold but went down after contact with Tsegay in the home straight.
August 19, 2023

DUTCH DISASTER: Sifan Hassan and Femke Bol Both Fall Meters from Finish and Netherlands Goes Home Empty Handed

Sifan Hassan fell to the track just 10 strides from World 10,000m gold and then 23 minutes later less than 10 meters from the finish Femke Bol did the same in the mixed gender 4x400. Video and results of this crazy night.

August 19, 2023

Worlds Day 1 AM Recap: Sifan Hassan Rips Last Lap, Kenneth Rooks Beats El Bakkali

All three Americans advanced in the women's 1500 while 2/3 made it in the men's steeple (Benard Keter was eliminated).
August 17, 2023

It's On: Sifan Hassan Will Go For The Triple Again At 2023 Worlds

In stark contrast to how two of America's top female track stars seemingly have to be begged to compete in a single event at the World Championships, the Netherlands' Sifan Hassan announced today that she will once again for the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 triple at a global championship. And she's doing so less than four months after winning the London Marathon in shock fashion. *MB: Sifan Hassan to run all three events at worlds
August 15, 2023

W1500 Preview: Faith Kipyegon Will Win, But Who Medals Behind Her?

There is no bigger lock at Worlds than Faith Kipyegon in the 1500, but the battle for 2nd and 3rd should be fierce. Could an American medal for the first time since 2017?
August 11, 2023

2023 Worlds W 10K Preview: Gidey v Tsegay v Hassan in Battle of World & Olympic Champs

World champ/WR holder Letesenbet Gidey faces Olympic champ Sifan Hassan but both women may be underdogs to 5k world champ Gudaf Tsegay.
April 26, 2023

"I Was Born For Drama": Revisiting the 5 Most Dramatic Moments of Sifan Hassan's Career

From her Diamond League double in 2018 to her Olympic triple in 2021 to her London Marathon heroics, Hassan creates excitement wherever she goes.
April 26, 2023

WTW: Kelvin Kiptum and Sifan Hassan Win London, Noah Lyles Beaten By A HSer, & Katelyn Tuohy Opens Up Outdoors

Is Hassan the GOAT? What about Kiptum? Should Noah Lyles panic? How good is Issam Asinga?
April 23, 2023

LEGENDARY: Sifan Hassan Gets Dropped Early, Storms Back To Win 2023 London Marathon

In one of the most stunning performances in marathoning history, mile world record holder Sifan Hassan came from behind to win her marathon debut in London over arguably the greatest field ever assembled.
April 21, 2023

Ready Or Not, Sifan Hassan Will Challenge Herself & Run With Leaders at 2023 London Marathon

Her coach Tim Rowberry said Hassan has done "way less" that they would have liked in training due to a January illness, but she's ready for the challenge.
February 02, 2023

Mile World Record Holder Sifan Hassan To Make Marathon Debut In London

"I just want to be with the best and see how I run," Hassan said. "...I’m just a curious person."
February 02, 2023

Five Thoughts on the Incredible 2023 London Marathon Fields

Jonathan Gault analyzes the historically deep fields, Sifan Hassan's debut, Emily Sisson vs. Keira D'Amato, & Mo Farah's farewell?
September 06, 2022

Diamond League 5K Final Preview: Can Grant Fisher Cap Historic Year with a Historic Win?

No American man or woman has ever won the Diamond League 5k final, but Fisher & Alicia Monson will both be in the conversation in Zurich. *MB: Can Grant Fisher or Alicia Monson win the 2022 Diamond League 5000 final on Wednesday?
August 24, 2022

2022 Lausanne Preview: Lyles & SAFP Chase Fast Times; Ingebrigtsen & Hassan Lead Distance Fields

The DL is back with a big one. We can't wait for the men's 200 (Lyles, Knighton, Michael Norman), women's 100 (SAFP, Jackson, Thompson-Herah) and men's 1500 (Ingebrigtsen, Cheruiyot, Hoare & more). For the record, the women's 100 WR is 10.49 and the men's 200 WR is 19.19.