Sifan Hassan

Sifan Hassan

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.
July 16, 2022

Letesenbet Gidey Gets Her Gold, Outkicks Hellen Obiri, Sifan Hassan to Win 10,000m at 2022 World Championships

Letesenbet Gidey now has a gold medal to go with her 2 world records as she won a super tight women's 10,000m where the top three were separated by .13. But should she have been DQd? Plus all three American women advanced in the steeple and Karsten Warholm showed he's healthy. In the 110h, Devon Allen returned to action as Grant Holloway ran fast but Daneil Roberts bombed out.
July 14, 2022

2022 Worlds W 10,000 Preview: Is It Letesenbet Gidey's Time to Win a Gold Medal?

Sifan Hassan is entered but there are doubts about her fitness. Plus how will Hellen Obiri and US champ Karissa Schweizer run?
July 06, 2022

World's #1 Distance Runner Sifan Hassan Will Make 2022 Debut on Friday & Will Compete at 2022 Worlds

Hassan, who tripled in Tokyo, hasn't raced all year but coach Tim Rowberry said the last two months of training have gone well after a rough start to 2022. *MB: Sifan Hassan is entered in 3 events at Worlds, will race 2 and is racing this weekend!!!
August 17, 2021

Sifan Hassan to Attempt 5k World Record at Prefontaine Classic

In her first race since winning double gold in Tokyo, Hassan will go for the 5000 WR on Friday night in Eugene. *MB: Sifan Hassan to attack world record in Eugene
August 07, 2021

Sifan Hassan Completes Triple With Gold in 10,000m

Sifan Hassan completed her historic triple with gold in the 10,000m.
August 06, 2021

Women’s 1500: Kipyegon Reigns Again, Runs Olympic Record 3:53.11, Muir Beats Hassan for Silver Faith Kipyegon pulled away from Sifan Hassan to win in an Olympic record of 3:53.11 and lay claim to being the greatest female mile of all-time.
August 04, 2021

2020 Olympic Women’s 10K Preview: Can Hassan Defeat World Record Holder Gidey in her Sixth Race in Nine Days?

Sifan Hassan might have her hands full with Letesenbet Gidey even if she wasn't trying to triple. We preview the women's 10,000m.
August 04, 2021

Women's 1500: Kipyegon vs Hassan is Set, Kipyegon runs 3:56 as five women break 4:00; Hassan into second final of Olympics

Sifan Hassan and Fait Kipyegon were dominant in different ways. The Americans didn't have a great night, but in the end, two ended up making the final - the most of any country and equal to Australia for which Jessica Hull set a NR.
July 31, 2021

The Triple Is On! Sifan Hassan Confirms She Will Run 1500, 5K, & 10K in Tokyo

Should Hassan pull off triple gold, it would automatically become the greatest accomplishment in the history of women's distance running. But with Faith Kipyegon, Gudaf Tsegay, Hellen Obiri, and Letesenbet Gidey standing in her way, she's no lock for gold in any event.
July 26, 2021

2020 Olympic Women's 5K Preview: Part 1 of Sifan Hassan's Triple? Or Will It Be Gold for Gudaf Tsegay?

Hassan may try for an unprecedented three women's distance golds, and if she pulls it off it would go down as perhaps the greatest feat in women's Olympic track & field history. Consider: only seven women have won three individual Olympic golds in their career. Hassan is trying to do that in the span of nine days. *MB: Wen's Olympic 5,000 Official Discussion Thread - Who has the edge Sifan Hassan or Gudaf Tsegay?
July 09, 2021

2021 Monaco Women’s Recap: Kipyegon Runs 3:51.07 to Beat Hassan, Coburn Falls in Sub-9:00 Chase & Muir Runs Huge PB (1:56) to Win 800

Kipyegon is now #4 all-time in the women’s 1500, while Muir is #2 among Brits all-time in the 800 but will only run the 1500 in Tokyo. Hyvin Kiyeng (9:03.82) won the steeple, her second DL victory in a week.
June 10, 2021

2021 Florence DL: Hassan (3:53) Beats Kipyegon in 1500 Thriller; Ingebrigtsen Runs 12:48 to Win Loaded 5K

The women's 1500 and men's 5000 both lived up to the hype and were incredible as an amazing week of distance running continued tonight in Florence.