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Ayanleh Souleiman wins the Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

June 01, 2015

Matthew Centrowitz makes it close, placing second during the Pre Classic; Manzano placed 11th with 3:53.55.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Ayanleh Souleiman fought off a kicking Matthew Centrowitz Saturday on the home straight before a roaring crowd at Hayward Field to win the Bowerman Mile, as the Prefontaine Classic closed in style.

Souleiman finished in 3 minutes, 51.10 seconds, just ahead of Centrowitz, second in 3:51.20.

Centrowitz, who starred for the University of Oregon, brought the crowd of 13,278 to its feet by going for the win coming off the Bowerman Curve and onto the home straight.

Continue reading at: www.oregonlive.com

Tags: prefontaine classic (28) , matthew centrowitz (124) , diamond league (21) , bowerman mile (12)

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