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Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

Melissa Bishop dives into the deep end at Prefontaine Classic

Christopher Kelsall May 27, 2017 0

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Diving into the deep end of the pool, Canada’s all-time greatest 800-metre runner, Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ontario is at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon this weekend,

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Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Youngsters Add Special Interest to Pre Classic International Mile

Dick Straight May 25, 2017 0

When the Prefontaine Classic’s famous Bowerman Mile became overwhelmed by the interest of the world’s best middle distance runners, the International Mile was born. Aiming to be a world-class race featuring established milers as well

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LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

LaShawn Merritt Challenged by New Talent in Pre Classic 400

Dick Straight May 23, 2017 0

LaShawn Merritt has won an unprecedented five times in the Prefontaine Classic 400, but this year’s 1-lapper has exciting fresh talent ready to challenge him. It will be a Pre Classic debut for half the

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Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Mo Farah Tops a Pre Classic 5K Packed with Medalists

Dick Straight May 19, 2017 0

A remarkable collection of the world’s best distance runners in the Prefontaine Classic 5000 Meters will provide a preview of the London World Championships final this summer. More than half the field own an Olympic

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English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

English Gardner at Home in Prefontaine Classic Women’s 100

Christopher Kelsall May 17, 2017 0

A historically fast straightaway awaits a Prefontaine Classic women’s 100m field loaded with Olympians, but one runner knows the track better than anyone else. English Gardner, 25, might want to run every major race at the

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Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Rio’s golden stars to shine at Shanghai Diamond League

Christopher Kelsall May 13, 2017 0

If there was any sliver of doubt left as to who is the premier female sprinter of the moment, little can remain after the performance of double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson in Shanghai this

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Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Genzebe Dibaba Targets World Record in Pre Classic Women’s 5K

Dick Straight May 10, 2017 0

Genzebe Dibaba will return to the Prefontaine Classic and attempt to add the 5000-meter world record to one of the greatest collections of track achievements ever seen. Fittingly, the 2015 Track & Field News Woman

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Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Rudisha returns as distance stars gather in Shanghai

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

Double Olympic champion David Rudisha is one of four Kenyan track stars set to take centre stage at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting this Saturday, 13 May, when many of the greatest distance runners

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Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Once in a Century Olympic Champion Headlines Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

Dick Straight May 8, 2017 0

For the first time since his historic win in Rio, Matthew Centrowitz will return to Hayward Field to battle the world’s best in the Prefontaine Classic’s most famous race, the Bowerman Mile. Even on his

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The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

The women’s 200 meters at the Prefontaine Classic is every sprint fan’s dream.

Dick Straight April 26, 2017 0

All three Olympic medalists from Rio are returning to Pre, where the eventual Olympic trio met for the first time last year in a race that was even tighter than the Rio final. Incredibly, added

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