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