• Brazier clocks sensational 1:45.93 (800m) #4 all time junior, Grenada's Taplin sets 400m WL of 45.20

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TexasA&M mid-distance runner Donavan Brazier broke the USA junior 800m indoor record and set #4 all time mark in the world at the TexasA&M team invitational on Saturday night in College Station, Tx

The 18 year-old Brazier won his heat with a blistering time of 1:45.93 bettering his life time best in the 800m  (PB outdoors 1:47.55) by almost 2 seconds. He also became the 4th fastest junior  800m runner indoors after Russia's Yuriy  Borzakovskiy 1:44.35, Sudan's Aubaker  Kaki 1:44.81 and Mohammed  Aman 1:45.05. His time is also the fastest in the world indoors so far in 2016 season.

Top 5 results Men's 800m Texas A&M Invitationl

Place Name
Affiliation Time

Sec (pl)
1 Donavan Brazier
Texas A&M 1:45.93

1 (1)
2 Efrain Hernandez
Texas A&M 1:51.63

1 (2)
3 Robert Uhr
Texas 1:52.41

1 (3)
4 Matthew Fayers
Oklahoma State 1:52.46

1 (4)
5 Talem Franco
BYU 1:52.57

2 (1)

 

Bralon Taplin of Grenada drops 45.20 sets 400m world lead

Another impressive mark was set in the men's 400m by 23-year-old Bralon Taplin of Grenada as he managed to set a new personal best and world leading mark of 45.20 seconds. 

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