Lagat first U.S. runner to complete 1,500-5,000 sweep
INDIANAPOLIS -- Two years after becoming an American, Bernard Lagat made history in his first U.S. track and field championships.
The two-time Olympic medalist for Kenya is the first runner to sweep the 1,500 and 5,000 meters at the U.S. meet.
Lagat, who has lived in the United States for a decade and makes
his home in Tucson, Ariz., took the lead on the first lap, then
outsprinted a charging Gabe Jennings over the final 50 meters to
win the 1,500 on Sunday night in 3 minutes, ...
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