Mile News Tagged Asbel Kiprop


Matthew Centrowitz: The best American Miler ever?

August 09, 2017

“The moves he makes in races are almost violent. They are so sudden and decisive.”

By Liam Boylan-Pett, SB Nation

For once, Matthew Centrowitz didn't know what to do when he crossed the finish line.

He had copied a LeBron James celebration after winning the U.S. title in the 1500 meters in...

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Preview: Men’s 1500m – IAAF World Championships London 2017

August 08, 2017

Matthew Centrowitz, Rio Olympic champion, has never finished lower than eighth in the seven major 1500m finals he has contested indoors & outdoors.

By Steven Mills, IAAF

Asbel Kiprop has won four major titles at 1500 meters but his victory in Beijing two years ago was arguably the most...

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Asbel Kiprop: Standing out by a Mile

December 26, 2016

“It would have been even better if I had won the Olympics live on track so I am still chasing the dream – winning the Olympics on the track. That is what I am longing for.”

By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly

Asbel Kiprop has been the dominant 1500m / Mile runner on the world stage in recent...

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Kiprop, Souleiman headline ExxonMobil Bislett Games Dream Mile field

June 06, 2016

With numerous world records and thrilling races, the Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo

From IAAF

The Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, and the organisers of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games have announced a star-studded...

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A Week with The World’s Best Miler: Asbel Kiprop

May 25, 2016

Three-time Bowerman Mile champion preps for 2016 Pre Classic at altitude: what I witnessed on Lornah’s track that day was the workout to end all workouts.

By Andy Arnold, LetsRun.com

The 2016 IAAF Diamond League season is underway, with Sunday’s meeting in Rabat the third stop on the circuit....

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Prefontaine Classic 2016 Assembles Best Ever Mile Field

May 11, 2016

Five global champions including defending Bowerman Mile champion Ayanleh Souleiman, three-time event champion Asbel Kiprop and U.S. high school superstar Drew Hunter

From the IAAF

EUGENE, Ore. - Organizers of the Prefontaine Classic claim that their Bowerman Mile field for this year’s IAAF...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2015

December 30, 2015

Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

To say the least, it was...

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2015 IAAF World Championships Preview: Men’s 1500

August 19, 2015

In assessing candidates to take down Asbel Kiprop, it makes sense to start with the two men who have handed him losses in the 1500/Mile this year: Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti and Matthew Centrowitz of the USA, who went 1-2 ahead of Kiprop at Pre.

From LetsRun.com

We’re living in the golden...

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Americans have impressive showing at Emsley Carr Mile in London Diamond League Meet

July 26, 2015

Kenya's Asbel Kiprop wins with strange tactics; American Miler Matthew Centrowitz runs 3:55.03 edging Anyaleh Souleiman for second place finish; Bernard Lagat sets Masters outdoor record with 3:57.91 clocking.

From LetsRun.com

In one of the strangest Diamond League Miles in history, Kenya’s...

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Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at 50th Bislett Games

June 11, 2015

Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished

From LetsRun.com

Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...

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