07 Aug '12, 5pm

How high are the stakes for Asbel Kiprop?, by Justin Lagat, note by Larry Eder: Here is another piece from our

HOW HIGH ARE THE STAKES FOR ASBEL KIPROP? Watching the semifinals of the men's 1500m Olympic event, it looks like it won't be a walk in the park for the defending champion, Asbel Kiprop, in winning it - if he will. If I were his coach, this is the only advice I would give to him before the finals of the event on Tuesday evening: In the last two hundred meters, if you are not already at the front, never use lane one! He is such an amazing athlete, always in control and seeming at ease in his races till towards the homestretch, when other athletes could lock him in the first lane where he would have a hard time trying to either come out of it or push through the athletes ahead of him in order to maximize his finishing kicks. Kiprop, who is also the reigning World Champion, has a good chance of making a huge landmark on his running career by winning in these Games. So far, th...

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