Mile News Tagged Matthew Centrowitz


What’s Your Favorite Olympic Men’s 1500?

May 03, 2021

The fact that his winning time was the slowest since 1932 is irrelevant; it was racing entertainment at its finest.

From E. Garry Hill, Editor, Track & Field News

Time or tactics? Based on recent conversation on our Message Board, there are still those who think that Matthew Centrowitz’s 2016...

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Focus on the U.S. Men’s 1500 Scene

April 02, 2021

Whoever shows up on the starting line at Hayward Field, rest assured the guys will put on a great show at the U.S. Olympic Trials

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

It's not outlandish to project that one of the most-anticipated events at June’s U.S. Olympic Trials will be the men’s 1500....

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TFN Interview: Matthew Centrowitz

March 11, 2021

"Be ready for a fast race. Be ready for guys to be obviously fast, that can close really well but obviously be strong enough to run a National Record or a season best or PR by the third round."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

While the young collegiate bucks have torn it up indoors this...

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Timothy Cheruiyot Crushes Field to Capture 1500m World Title

October 06, 2019

Fast winning pace also produces two national records and numerous seaonal bests; Rio 2016 champion Matthew Centrowitz 8th

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - Timothy Cheruiyot led from gun to tape on Sunday evening to add a world 1500 meter gold medal to the silver he collected two...

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World Championships Men’s 1500m preview: Cheruiyot clear favorite

September 23, 2019

American quartet includes Rio Olympic champion Centrowitz, Blankenship, Engels & Prakel in Doha, Qatar

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

It seems wrong to describe Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen as a wunderkind, because even though he only turned 19 on September 19, he has the attitude – and indeed...

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Engels Out-Duels Friend & Mentor Centrowitz in USA 1500

July 28, 2019

“Craig’s a fun guy… obviously with his appearance, it’s not your typical middle distance, distance running personality. I think it’s great. He brings a different spin to the event and to the sport.”

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

When Craig Engels was weighing his professional options coming...

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Centrowitz Aiming for Another National Title

July 10, 2019

Rio Olympic 1500m gold medalist foresees winning results ahead as he familiarizes himself with coach Jerry Schumacher and vice versa

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

As of Matthew Centrowitz’s first track race in 11 months—the Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile—the magic numbers were 4, 6 & 5...

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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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Olympic champion Centrowitz eyes American record

October 25, 2018

The day I don’t think I can PR anymore in the 1500m, and the day I stop medaling and feel like I’m in medal contention is the day I’ll probably move up.

By Nick Zaccardi, NBCsports.com

Rio Olympic 1500m champion Matthew Centrowitz sat down for a Q&A last month at the end of a season in which...

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Simpson, Willis to Defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Titles

August 28, 2018

Stellar field with 19 Olympians to toe the line, including Centrowitz, Coburn, Grace, Lomong and Berian; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be aired live on NBC, Sunday, September 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World Championships medalist Jenny Simpson and...

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