Ayanleh Souleiman wins the Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile
Matthew Centrowitz makes it close, placing second during the Pre Classic; Manzano placed 11th with 3:53.55.
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Ayanleh Souleiman fought off a kicking Matthew Centrowitz Saturday on the home straight before a roaring crowd at Hayward Field to win the Bowerman Mile, as the Prefontaine Classic closed in style.
Souleiman finished in 3 minutes, 51.10 seconds, just ahead of Centrowitz, second in 3:51.20.
Centrowitz, who starred for the University of Oregon, brought the crowd of 13,278 to its feet by going for the win coming off the Bowerman Curve and onto the home straight.
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