LASHAWN MERRITT RUMORS

Semenya impressive again, Merritt also wins in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (AP) Caster Semenya set another world-leading time as she left behind a strong field to easily win the 800 meters at the Diamond League meeting in Morocco on Sunday. Semenya's powerful performance comes after her victory in Doha two weeks ago. She went even faster this time, blowing past world indoor champion Francine Niyonsaba to win in 1 minute, 56.64 seconds...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fast 400m Field Set Prefontaine Classic: Merritt v James Again

The men’s 400-meter rivalry between Kirani James and LaShawn Merritt will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a record fifth time, and after sub-44 races the last two years, it’s possible one of the oldest records in meet history could take a tumble.
Via World-Track.org
25 days ago

LaShawn Merritt Thinks Men’s 400m WR Could Go This Year

DOHA, Qatar - LaShawn Merritt believes the men's 400m world record could be under serious threat this year, as he's backing some one to go low 43s before the campaign is over.
Via World-Track.org
May 04, 2016

LaShawn Merritt: Kirani Was The Better Man, No Excuses

DES MOINES - LaShawn Merritt admits that Kirani James was the better man on the day after the American was beaten in the Rio Olympic Games Preview Men's 400m by the Grenadian at the 2016 Drake Relays on Friday night.
Via World-Track.org
April 30, 2016

Merritt earns USATF Athlete of the Week after world-leading 200m

INDIANAPOLIS -- LaShawn Merritt wins USATF Athlete of the Week after a world-leading 200 meters on Sunday at the Chris Brown Bahamas Invitational in Nassau, Bahamas.
Via USA Track & Field
April 21, 2016

Merritt beats world champ Van Niekerk to win Weltklasse 400

ZURICH (AP) LaShawn Merritt edged a thrilling finish in the 400 meters at the Weltklasse Zurich on Thursday, earning partial revenge for losing to Wayde van Niekerk at the world championships last month. Merritt won in 44.18 seconds, 0.10 ahead of Grenada's Kirani James - who claimed bronze in Beijing - and 0.17 ahead of Van Niekerk, the South African who left his kick too late...
Via Associated Press
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Merritt beats world champion Van Niekerk to win 400

ZURICH (AP) LaShawn Merritt edged a thrilling finish in the 400 meters at the Weltklasse Zurich meet on Thursday, earning partial revenge for losing to Wayde van Niekerk at the world championships last month. Merritt won in 44.18 seconds, 0.10 ahead of Grenada's Kirani James - who claimed bronze in Beijing - and 0.17 ahead of Van Niekerk, the South African who left his kick too...
Via Associated Press
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

US men, Jamaican women wrap up with relay victories

BEIJING -- LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. men's 4x400-meter relay team to a sixth straight world title, winning in 2 minutes, 57.82 seconds to end a relay drought for the Americans in the world track and field championships. Jamaica won the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 4x400 and was leading the final race on the final lap until Merritt overhauled Javon Francis...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Merritt wins history-making 11th medal to lead 4x400 to gold

BEIJING - LaShawn Merritt anchored another Team USA 4x400 relay to victory Sunday night to conclude the 2015 IAAF World Championships, while the 4x400 women brought home silver.
Via USA Track & Field
August 29, 2015

Merritt, Martinez impress on second day at Nike Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, ORE. – Lashawn Merritt made a statement by winning the men’s 400m, while Brenda Martinez ran the second fastest time in the world in the women’s 800m on the second day of the Nike Prefontaine Classic Saturday. Held at historic Hayward Field, the Nike Perfontaine Classic is the fourth stop for the Diamond League and fourth stop in the Outdoor USATF Championship Series.
Via USA Track & Field
May 31, 2013
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