Mile News Tagged World Championships


Genzebe Dibaba Reportedly Will Double at IAAF World Championships

July 28, 2015

Completing the 1500m and 5000m double would mean a total of five races spread between just nine days, with three rounds in the 1500 and two in the 5000m.

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

Just one week after the Ethiopian Athletics Federation announced that 1500m World record holder Genzebe Dibaba...

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How Many Medals Can the U.S. Middle Distance Women Win in Beijing?

July 22, 2015

Rivalries aside, the 2015 World Championships and 2016 Rio Olympics will be a thrill for fans of American middle distances.

By Meg Bellino, FloTrack

By now you’ve already seen or heard about Shannon Rowbury’s 1500m American record. If you didn’t, it came during a race where Ethiopia’s Genzebe...

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Andrews headed to Beijing for track World Championships

July 17, 2015

“I have more potential in the 1500. It plays to my strengths.”

By Tim Morris, News Transcript

When Robby Andrews made an appearance at the Youth Running Camp hosted by Manalapan Parks and Recreation, he had a message for the runners of the future.

“I want to make sure that they understand...

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Catching Up with Jim Spivey: Part 3

November 15, 2006

1985-1989: Sub-3:50 Dream Mile, World 1500m bronze and 2000m AR
In 1985, he was crowned U.S. 1500m champion again, and but was not ranked in the world’s top 10 by Track & Field News. He was holding his own, and doing okay financially, but was still a good way from earning a medal on the world...

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