Centro Goes for Gold on Home Turf Against Souleiman, Willis and Iguider
Centrowitz is undefeated in 2016 and ran 3:50.63 at Millrose, but can he take down rivals Ayanleh Souleiman (fresh off a 1000m WR) and World Championship bronze medalist Abdalaati Iguider?
For the first time in 29 years, the U.S. will play host to the IAAF World Indoor Track & Field Championships. Portland, Ore., will be the site as the world’s top athletes head to the Pacific Northwest for the four-day meet which begins on Thursday. LetsRun.com is in Portland all week and we’ll have tons of on-site coverage for you to digest. We’ll kick things off by previewing the mid-d/distance events — here’s a look at the men’s 1500. You can find all of our Worlds coverage in our special Worlds section here.
What: 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships
When: March 17-20, 2016
Where: Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon
Prize Money: A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF. There is also a US$50,000 bonus for any athlete setting a world record during the four-day championships.
Individual events (total US$ 2,288,000)
Relays per team (total US$176,000)
Men’s 1500 (prelims Friday, 10:00pm ET; final Sunday 5:05pm ET)
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