30 Aug '15, 3pm

.@MattCentrowitz was unable to win third World Championships 1500 medal:

Asbel Kiprop of Kenya ran 3:34.40 to win his third consecutive world 1500 title. “That was my best effort,” said Centrowitz. “I gave it everything I had, no excuses. That field was quality, one of the best I’ve faced at a global championships.” On the third lap, eventual silver medalist Elijah Manangoi of Kenya surged to the front and ratcheted up the pressure on those behind with a 56.99-second lap. Centrowitz was right on his shoulder, perfectly positioned for the final lap. When reigning Olympic champion Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria blasted past with 300 meters remaining, Centrowitz knew he needed to cover the move, but he couldn’t. “I knew if I didn’t go with him right then, there were enough guys in that field that were good enough to go,” he said. “I was all out and couldn’t respond. When one guy goes by you, then another, and another, it’s a little demoralizing. You...

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