Connor Jaeger takes 1st in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle in Irvine with a total time of 14:51.06.
Birthday girl, Dawit Seyaum (ETH) gets the win in the Women’s 1500m at 4:09.86, beating fellow country woman, Gudaf Tsegay (ETH) by .97 seconds. Elise Cranny (USA) was 4th and Alexa Efraimson (USA) was 6th.
Jonathan Sawe (KEN) gets the win at 3:40.02, beating Abdi Waiss Mouhyadin (DJI) by 1.36 seconds, while Hassan Ghachoui (MAR) looses his shoe and ends up last in 12th.
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.
Koen Verweij (NED) wins the Men’s 1,500m and finish 2nd in the overall, just .06 seconds behind new champ Jan Blokhuijsen (NED).
After winning the Women’s 500m and 3,000m yesterday, Ireen Wust (NED) picks up a win in the 5,000m as well, as she hopes to win a third championship.
Two time Euro Champ Ireen Wust (NED) starts off day one strong by winning the Women’s 500m. Yuliya Skokva (RUS) would finish the day in 2nd.
Back-to-back Bronze medalist Havard Boko (NOR) starts this year in 3rd as well, getting the win in the Men’s 500m.
In the 2nd 500m, Mitchell Whitmore (USA) finished with a time of 34.52. Whitmore finished 5th in the 1st 500m at Salt Lake City.
Keiichiro Nagashima (JPN) was won of the biggest surprises of the day, winning with a time of 34.24 while paired against Mo Tae-Bum. Nagashima finished 14 in the last 500m event.
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.
Heather Richardson (USA) finished the day in 2nd place with a new American record time of 36.90. Lee Sang-Hwa was the winner of the event after she posted a WR time of 36.36.
For the 3rd straight time Lee Sang-Hwa (KOR) has broken her own world record, today she did it with a time of 36.36. Her Previous World record time was set just yesterday with a time of 36.57.
Victor An (RUS) won in front of his home crowd with a time of 40.856. An also took home the silver medal in the men’s 1500m earlier in the day.
Tatiana Borodulina lost her balance coming out of a turn which caused her to spin around and fly backwards through the air before finally falling on her bottom.
Wang Meng (CHN) finished with a winning time of 43.110, over World Cup leader Fan Kexin (CHN). Meng was also the winner of the 500m in Torino last week.
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.
Mo Tae-Bum (KOR) crashed into the wall hard going into the final turn of the men’s 500m. Tae-Bum was able to get up unassisted and finished with a time of 1:10.95.
Mitchell Whitmore (USA) finished with a time of 34.29, just .04 seconds out of first place. Fellow American Tucker Fredricks finished 5th, just .01 seconds behind Whitmore.
Joji Kato (JPN) finished in a tie with skater Gilmore Junio (CAN) as they both finished with a time of 34.25. 3rd place Michel Mulder (NED) was just .01 seconds out of 1st place.
Gilmore Junio (CAN) finished with a time of 34.25, which tied him with skater Joji Kato (JPN) for the win. The top 5 skaters in the men’s 500m were only separated by .05 seconds.
Heather Richardson (USA) finished with a time of 36.97, just .12 seconds out of 2nd place. The win went to Lee Sang-Hwa (KOR) who set a world record with a time of 36.57.
Just one week after breaking her own 500m world record, Lee Sang-Hwa did it once again by posting a time of 36.57. Sang-Hwa’s previous record was 36.74.
Tucker Fredricks (USA) finished with a winning time of 34.46, beating Mo Tae-Bum (KOR) by just .01seconds. Fellow American Mitchell Whitmore finished 5th in the event.
Christie Elise (GBR) fell just moments after the start which caused a race restart. Once the race restarted, Elise fell at the starting line and watched helplessly as the other racers took off. Elise finished the day with a time of 59.784.
In the Quarterfinal of the men’s 500m, skaters Oliver Jean (CAN) and Robert Seifert (GER) collided into one another while jockeying for the lead. Jean moved on to advance to the next round after Seifert was given a penalty for the crash.
After getting knocked down in the Men’s 1500m, Charles Hamelin bounced back and claimed victory in the 500m with a time of 40.839. Hamelin was a gold medalist in the 500m at the 2010 Olympics.
Skater Wang Meng (CHN) finished with a winning score of 42.934. Meng is a 4 time Olympic gold medalist and is the reigning World Champ in the 500m.
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).
Ronald Mulder (NED) finished with a winning time of 34.41, beating both Mo Tae-Burn (KOR) and Jamie Gregg (CAN) by .11 seconds. Ronald’s twin brother Michael Mulder finished 4th in the event.
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.
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