• Kiprop Eyes 1500m World Record in Monaco

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Tonight in Monaco In the men's 1500m the 2008 Olympic champion , Asbel Kiprop, will attempt to break Hicham El Guerrouj's 16-year-old world record of 3:26.00.

"This is something I have planned since last year. That's why I have decided to forgo all other competitions and I am now focusing on building my strength and technique for Monaco," the 2013 Moscow world champion  told AFP.

Last year in Monaco the 24 year old Kiprop set a lifetime best and history's 4th fastest time of 3:27.72. Kiprop leads this year's 800m and 1500m world rankings with 1:43.34 and 3:29.18 respectively. 

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Men's 1500m Start List

ATHLETE DATE OF BIRTH NATION PB SB

CARVALHO Florian

09.03.1989

FRA

3:33.47

3:35.51

CENTROWITZ Matthew

18.10.1989

USA

3:31.96

3:32.70

CRONJE Johan

13.04.1982

RSA

3:31.93

3:33.31

IGUIDER Abdelaati

25.03.1987

MAR

3:31.47

3:32.09

INGEBRIGTSEN Henrik

24.02.1991

NOR

3:33.68

3:33.68

KIPLAGAT Silas

20.08.1989

KEN

3:29.27

3:29.70

KIPROP Asbel

30.06.1989

KEN

3:27.72

3:29.18

KWEMOI Ronald

18.09.1995

KEN

3:31.48

3:31.48

MAGUT James Kiplagat

20.07.1990

KEN

3:30.61

3:30.61

NDIKU Caleb Mwangangi

09.10.1992

KEN

3:29.50


ÖZBILEN Ilham Tanui

05.03.1990

TUR

3:31.30

3:32.09

ROTICH Andrew Kiptoo

24.12.1987

KEN

3:43.43


SOULEIMAN Ayanleh

03.12.1992

DJI

3:30.16

3:30.16

WILLIS Nick

25.04.1983

NZL

3:30.35


WOTE Aman

18.04.1984

ETH

3:30.86

 

 

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