Mile News Tagged Matthew Centrowitz


Tokyo Olympics preview: 1500m

July 31, 2021

Can Kipyegon, Centrowitz defend Olympic crowns?

By Nicole Jeffery & Bob Ramsak for World Athletics

WOMEN
The outcome of the women’s 1500 meters may be most influenced by whether world champion Sifan Hassan decides to do the event or not.

At the time of writing, Hassan was still...

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Bowerman Mile Brings Back Its Magic for Pre Classic

July 28, 2021

Centrowitz, two-time defending champion Cheruiyot, Ingebrigtsen brothers and more expected at the only race in the world to twice have produced five under 3:50

From the Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Ore. - Strap up, Mile fans. The magic will clearly be back for the Prefontaine Classic’s...

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Hocker beats gold medalist Centrowitz, earns Olympic spot

June 28, 2021

The youngest outdoor national champion in the 1500 or Mile since 1911: “This whole year, I felt like I was proving myself to the world, but also proving my talent to myself."

By David Woods, Indianapolis Star

Over the course of three minutes, Cole Hocker was far from the desired destination,...

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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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