• Cheruiyot, Ingebrigtsen and Wightman go sub 3:30 in the 1500m
Timothy Cheruiyot, Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Jake Wightman produced stunning sub 3:30 for the 1500m at the Herculis Monaco Diamond League on Friday (14).
The reigning World champion, Cheruiyot held off Jacob Ingebrigsten to clock a World lead of 3:28.45. Surprisingly, the 19-year-old Jacob broke Mo Farah's European record by finishing 2nd in a stunning 3:28.68.
Scotland's Jake Wightman also produced a shock performance by setting a new personal best by more than five seconds to finish third with 3:29.47 and to move him up to second place in the British all-time lists.
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Men's 1500m results
|1||CHERUIYOT Timothy KEN||KEN||3:28.45 WL|
|2||INGEBRIGTSEN Jakob NOR||NOR||3:28.68 AR PB|
|3||WIGHTMAN Jake GBR||GBR||3:29.47 PB|
|4||INGEBRIGTSEN Filip||NOR||3:30.35 SB|
|5||KEJELCHA Yomif ETH||ETH||3:32.69 SB|
|6||GÓMEZ Jesús||ESP||3:33.07 PB|
|7||LEWANDOWSKI Marcin||POL||3:33.99 SB|
|8||DA'VALL GRICE Charlie||GBR||3:34.63 SB|
|9||JOCTEUR-MONROZIER Pierrik||FRA||3:35.00 PB|
|10||BERGLUND Kalle||MAR||3:35.34 SB|
|11||ENGELS Craig||USA||3:35.42 SB|
|12||GREGSON Ryan||AUS||3:35.57 SB|
|Vincent Kibet||KEN||DNF pace|
|SEIN Timothy||KEN||DNF pace|
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Faith Kipyegon of Kenya clocked a new African record of 2:29.11 to win the women's 1000m.
Elsewhere, in the men's 800m regning World champion Donovan Brazier crossed the line first just 0.08 seconds ahead of Bryce Hoppel to set a new World lead of 1:43.15. Hoppel, who made the World championships final last year ran his first sub 1:44 800m in his career.
There were seven more World lead set in Monaco on Friday. Hellen Obiri set the WL in the women's 5000m (14:22.12), men's pole vault took Armand Duplantis (6.00m), Karsten Wrholm winner in the 400m hurdles clocked 47.10, in the men's 110m hurdles by Orlando Ortega prevailed with 13.11, by Noah Lyles demolished the 200m field with 19.76, men's 3000m steeple winner Soufiane el Bakkali clocked 8:08.04 and in the women's 400m Lynna Irby clocked 50.50.