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Mutola's fantastic run at Prefontaine Classic ends with win in 800

Updated: June 8, 2008, 8:29 PM ET
Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. -- Maria Mutola made it a sweet 16.

Mutola's fantastic run at the Prefontaine Classic ended Sunday with a victory in the 800 meters, her 16th win at the annual event.

She pulled away from the field to finish in 1 minute, 59.24 seconds. Afterward she knelt down to kiss the Hayward Field track.

"I've been running this for half of my life," the 35-year-old from Mozambique said. "It's like I know nothing else but the Prefontaine."

Mutola slowly circled ...

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