Mile News Tagged Ayanleh Souleiman

The Dream Mile, a Bislett Tradition

June 10, 2019

Top international field includes two-time champion Ayanleh Souleiman, Ingebrigtsen brothers and American Johnny Gregorek

From Oslo Bislett Games

The history of the world's most famous track race is now part of athletics folklore. Superstar Mile athletes like Sebastian Coe, Steve Cram, Steve...

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Cheruiyot, Manangoi Headline Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

May 29, 2019

Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek

From Prefontaine Classic

STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...

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Centrowitz returns to Hayward Field for Bowerman Mile

May 09, 2017

Centrowitz will have to be on his game to come away with a victory. Of the 18 race entries announced Monday, seven have personal bests better than Centrowitz’s 3:50.53.

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Matthew Centrowitz made history last summer when he became the first American in more...

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Kiprop, Souleiman headline ExxonMobil Bislett Games Dream Mile field

June 06, 2016

With numerous world records and thrilling races, the Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo


The Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, and the organisers of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games have announced a star-studded...

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Prefontaine Classic 2016 Assembles Best Ever Mile Field

May 11, 2016

Five global champions including defending Bowerman Mile champion Ayanleh Souleiman, three-time event champion Asbel Kiprop and U.S. high school superstar Drew Hunter

From the IAAF

EUGENE, Ore. - Organizers of the Prefontaine Classic claim that their Bowerman Mile field for this year’s IAAF...

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2015 IAAF World Championships Preview: Men’s 1500

August 19, 2015

In assessing candidates to take down Asbel Kiprop, it makes sense to start with the two men who have handed him losses in the 1500/Mile this year: Ayanleh Souleiman of Djibouti and Matthew Centrowitz of the USA, who went 1-2 ahead of Kiprop at Pre.


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Souleiman will double at Beijing in 800m and 1500m

August 02, 2015

“I have a good chance in the 1500m, but I will double up in the 800 metres because this year in Beijing there is a gap, one day resting after the 800 has finished.”

By Mike Rowbottom, IAAF

Ayanleh Souleiman presented a jubilant figure on the long, rain swept night of athletics in Stockholm’s...

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