Asbel Kiprop (KEN) just couldn’t hold off Silas Kiplagat (KEN) who claims the win with a Diamond League Record at 3:27.64, winning by .81 seconds.
In the 9th Diamond League meet, Sifan Hassan (NED) gets her second Diamond League win at 4:00.67, beating Abeda Aregawi (SWE) by .27 seconds, though Aregawi still leads the Diamond League by 4 points.
Jennifer Simpson (USA) just barely loses to Sifan Hassan (NED) in the 1500m in the Diamond League. This is Simpson’s personal best while Hassan takes the new World Lead.
18 year old Ronald Kwemoi (KEN) shows off his speed getting the win, beating Silas Kiplagat (KEN) by .33 seconds with a personal best at 3:31.48. Kiplagat leads the Diamond League.
Asbel Kiprop anchored the Kenyans as they break the five year old world record by 14.01 seconds with a new time of 14:22.22. Manzano (USA) held off Ethiopia for 2nd place, 28.58 seconds back.
In the first ever World Relays, Kenya took the lead in the first leg and just it crushed the rest of the way, lapping Romania and setting a new World Record at 16:33.58, Team USA was second 21.75 seconds behind.
2013 World Champ Abeba Aregawi (SUI) beats former World Champ (2011) Jenny Smipsons (USA) by 1.70 seconds at 3:58.72, in the first Diamond League race this season.
Two time World Champ, Asbel Kiprop (KEN) gets the win at 3:39.18, .52 seconds faster than Silas Kiplagat (KEN).
Heather Kampf (USA) loses her balance, along with a shot at the gold, in the Women’s 1500m.
Abeba Aregawi (SWE) wins Women’s 1500m by leaps and bounds. This is her 3rd gold in the 1500m since 2013.
Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) wins Men’s 1500m and receives his 1st gold in the 1500m. He won Silver for it in 2012 in Porto Novo.
Brittany Bowe (USA) finished with a new personal best time of 1:52.45 over fellow American Heather Richardson. Bowe’s time was only surpassed by skater Ireen Wust (NED), who finished with a personal best time of 1:52.08.
Heather Richardson (USA) picked up her 2nd podium spot of the day after finishing with a new personal best time of 1:52.55. Richardson received the silver medal in the 500m earlier in the day.
Ireen Wust (NED) finished with a personal best time of 1:52.08 over 2nd place American Brittany Bowe. Wust was paired against Lotte Van Beek who finished 4th in the event.
J.R. Celski (USA) finished with a winning time of 2:18.717, just beating 2nd place Victor An (RUS) by .013 seconds. Celski finished 23 in the 1500m at last year’s World Championships.
Shim Suk Hee (KOR) finished with a winning time of 2:25.106, over 2nd place Valerie Maltais (CAN). Shim Suk patiently waited to the halfway point of the race to make her move to the front for the victory.
American Brian Hansen finished with a time of 1:42.16, trailing race winner Shani Davis (USA) by .18 seconds. Hanson sits in 4th place in the men’s 1500m World Cup standings with 105 points.
American Shani Davis (USA) won with a time of 1:41.98 while paired against Koen Verweij (NED). Davis leads the men’s 1500m WC standings with 180 points.
While paired against skater Rhian Ket, Mark Tuitert (NED) hit the ice about halfway through the race. Tuitert was disqualified from the race but he was able to skate away unassisted.
After race winner Noh Jinkyu (KOR) was penalized for taking out skater Charles Hamelin (CAN), the win went to 2nd place Lee Han-Bin (KOR). Han-Bin finished with a winning time of 2:22.986 and American John-Henry Krueger took the 2nd spot.
Shim Suk Hee (KOR) finished with a winning time of 2:20.031. Suk Hee was the gold medalist in the 3000m at the World Championships earlier this year.
Bart Swings (BEL) crashed to the ice about halfway through the race while being paired against Denis Yuskov. Swings looked to be okay after the crash but was given a disqualification.
Koen Verweij (NED) finished with a winning time of 1:42.78, while paired against fellow countryman Kjeld Nuis. American Shani Davis finished 2nd in the event.
Shani Davis (USA) finished with a time of 1:43.11, while paired up against fellow American Joey Mantia. Davis landed.33 seconds behind race winner Koen Verweij (NED).
In the Men’s 1500 final, Silas Kiplagat gets his second win, by .67 seconds over Ayanleh Souleiman. Souleiman won three races earlier and claims the overall Diamond League win.
Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets the win, at 3:33.59, beating the newly crowned World Champ Asbel Kiprop (KEN), who was 6th. Souleiman has now won three races, with only the final to go.
In Men’s 1500m, Asbel Kiprop (KEN), the 2008 Olympic champ, wins his second World Championship (2011, 2013) .50 seconds faster than Matthew Centrowitz (USA), finishing at 3:36.28.
In the Women’s 1500m, Abeba Aregawi (SWE) pulls away from the defending champ Jennifer Simpson (USA), by .32 seconds, to get the win at 4:02.67. 17 year old Mary Cain (USA) finished 10th.
In the Men’s 1500m Free, the Olympic champ Sun Yang (CHN) wins his second straight championship (2011, 2013) at 14:41.15, beating Ryan Cochrane (CAN) by 1.33 seconds.
16 year old Katie Ledecky (USA) set a new world record finishing with a time of 15:36.53, beating Kate Ziegler record time of 15:42.54 set in 2007. This is Ledecky’s second gold medal at this year’s world championships.
Jenny Simpson (USA), defending world champ, gets the win at 4:00.48 over Hellen Obiri (KEN) by .45 seconds.
Asbel Kiprop (KEN) gets the win with a world leading time of 3:27.71 and Mo Farah (GBR) in second sets a new British record at 3:28.81.
Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets his second Diamond League win of the season, holding off Aman Wote (ETH) by .10 seconds as Leonel Manzano (USA) was 3rd and American satr Bernad Lagat was 13th.
Abeba Aregawi (SWE) gets her 5th win of the 2013 Diamond League season, besting the field by 1.62 seconds, with a finishing time of 4:02.11.
At 4:00.23 Abeba Aregawi (SWE) wins her third Diamond race this season, beating Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) by 1.39 seconds. American Jenny Simpson was 3rd.
In the second Men’s 1500m race in weeks, Asbel Kiprop (KEN) gets the win again. This time he was a few seconds slower, coming with a great finish and edging out Gebremedhin (ETH) by .04 seconds at 3:32.39.
In the first Diamond League of the season, Abeba Aregawi (SWE) gets the win at 3:56.66, .32 seconds over Faith Chepngetiah (KEN).
Ireen Wust (NED), paired against Christine Nesbitt, picked up another world title when she finished with a winning time of 1:55.38. Wust won yesterday’s 3,000m.
Skating in front o his home crowd, Denis Yuskov (RUS) finished with a time of 1:46.32, beating 2nd place Shani Davis by .51 seconds. Yuskov picked up 35.44 points with his win.
Shani Davis (USA) finished with an impressive time of 1:46.83. Although Davis’ time was good, it would later be beaten by skater Denis Yuskov (RUS) after he skated 0.51 seconds faster than Davis.
Bart Swings (BEL), racing against Shani Davis (USA), won with a time of 1:45.50. Davis finished 3rd in the event with a time of 1:46.13. The Overall World Cup win went to Zbigniew Brodka (POL).
Zbigniew Brodka (POL) finished 2nd in the race final with a time of 1:45.96, and won the overall title with 460 points. Bart swings won the race and finish 2nd in the overall WC.
Brittany Bowe finished with a time of 2:00.59, placing her 17th in the race and 28th overall. Bowe won silver in yesterday’s 1000m World Cup.
Ireen Wust (NED) finished with a race winning time of 1:54.67, and finished 2nd overall in the WC. Wust also won the 3000m race yesterday. The overall WC win went to her fellow countrywoman Marrit Leenstra.
Marrit Leenstra (NED) finished the final race of the WC season with a time of 1:57.74, giving her enough points to secure her title. Leenstra finished the WC with 410 points over Christine Nesbitt (CAN).
A standard speed skating track of 400 meters to the lap laid out at the Ice Stadium Thialf, an artificially frozen indoor skating rink in Heerenveen.
Racing in the Men’s 1500m, Roberto Pukitis (LAT) and Victor Knoch (HUN) collided into one another sending each other into the wall. Niels Kerstholt went on to win the heat.
American Jessica Smith went down at the finish line of the Women’s 1500m Semifinal. Smith looked like she lost her balance and took a hard fall face first.
Sin Da-Woon (KOR) finished with a final time of 2:27.06, beating out 2nd place Kim Yun-Jae. Charles Hamelin finished in 3rd.
Valerie Maltais (CAN) went down in the final heat after it looked like she might of been tripped from behind. Maltais finished 5th in the heat after Zhou Yang was penalized.
The two time Olympic medalist, Park Seung-Hi (KOR), finished with a final time of 2:23.634, beating out fellow countrywoman Shim Suk Hee.
The skaters compete on a 111.12-meter oval track on a standard size ice rink (30m x 60m), with 8-m radius circles in the curves.
Ireen Wust (NED) finished with a time of 1:56.30 beating Shikhova by .01 seconds. Wust would later go on to win the 5000m as well as the Overall title.
Jonathan Kuck finished 12th in the event with a time of 1:48.44. Kuck would finish 13th overall.
Havard Bokko (NOR)paired against the overall leader Sven Kramer and beat him with a time of 1:46.34. Bokko moved within .02 seconds of taking the overall lead but later lost in to Kramer in the 10,000m.
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