Rowbury 4:26.01 WL
WINSTON-SALEM (USA, Jan 30): The Camel City Invitational registered in the mile World leading 3:54.02 by Matt Centrowitz ahead of Cory Leslie 3:56.25 PB. Also fast the 3000 m won by Garrett Heath 7:48.48 over Lawi Lalang 7:50.07. World lead also in women mile 4:26.01 by Shannon Rowbury ahead of Stephanie Garcia 4:28.47 PB and Heidi See 4:33.30 PB. Brianna Rollins won the hurdles in 7.95 ahead of Nia Ali 8.03, Kristin Castlin 8.04 and Lolo Jones 8.17. Men hurdles had Aleec Harris as winner 7.65 with Ashton Eaton fourth 7.77 (but 7.70 in heats, also 6.82 in 60 m prelims). Ramon Gittens of Barbados won the 60 m in 6.61, among women Dezerea Bryant 7.25 (but 7.23 in heats). Canadian World medalist Melissa Bishop won the 800 m in 2:02.10 and Katie Nagoette improved in pole vault to 461. Kerri Gallagher won the 3000 m in 8:56.52 PB.
Editor’s note: Some great mile runs in Camel City. Matt Centrowitz and Cory Leslie stages a great battle. Shannon Rowbury showed her fine fitness and Stephanie Garcia and Cory Leslie showed them stuff well.