2018 Men’s 1500/Mile World Rankings

Timothy Cheruiyot wrapped up his first No. 1 with a convincing winning margin of almost a second in the DL Final. (MARK SHEARMAN)

SINCE WR HOLDER Hicham El Guerrouj picked up his seventh title back in ’03 the 1500/mile leadership has gone to a Kenyan, with Timothy Cheruiyot becoming the eighth in the sequence as he moved up a slot from ’17. Cheruiyot and reigning No. 1 Elijah Manangoi clashed 7 times, with Cheruiyot winning 5 of them. His 2 losses to Manangoi were his only defeats of the year, while Manangoi’s only loss other than to Cheruiyot came at the hands of No. 8 Samuel Tefera…

CHERUIYOT WAS UNDEFEATED in DL meets, claiming 6 titles. He broke 3:30 twice, his list-leading 3:28.41 in Monaco moving him to No. 7 on the all-time world list. Manangoi was the year’s only other sub-3:30 runner… The year’s fastest mile was an indoor 3:49.44 by unranked Kenyan Edward Cheserek; the fastest outdoor mile was 3:49.87 by Cheruiyot to win Pre…

YOUNGSTERS MADE their presence well known. Tefera was only 18 during the season and No. 7-rated Jakob Ingebrigtsen was just 17.

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1. TIMOTHY CHERUIYOT (Kenya) (11/20/95, 5-10/141) (1.78/64)
3:34.84(A) 1)Nairobi 2/17
3:35.17 2)Comm G 4/14 1. Manangoi
(3:42.95h)
3:31.48 1)Shanghai DL 5/12
3:49.87y 1)Eugene DL 5/26
(3:35.05)
3:31.22 1)Rome DL 5/31
3:34.82(A) 1)Ken Ch 6/23
(3:46.55Ah)
3:29.71 1)Paris DL 6/30
3:28.41 1)Monaco DL 7/20
3:35.93 2)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi
3:30.27 1)Zürich DL 8/30
3:32.37 1)Berlin IWC 9/02
2. ELIJAH MANANGOI (Kenya) (1/05/93, 5-11¼/143) (1.81/65)
3:35.42(A) 2)Nairobi 2/17 1. Cheruiyot
3:34.78 1)Comm G 4/14
(3:46.82h)
3:52.18y 3)Eugene DL 5/26 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera
(3:36.74)
3:33.79 2)Rome DL 5/31 1. Cheruiyot
3:56.95y 1)Oslo DL 6/07
(3:43.19)
dnc –)Ken Ch 6/23
(3:48.38Ah)
3:29.64 2)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot
3:35.20 1)Afr Ch 8/05
3:31.16 2)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot
3:32.52 1)Zagreb IWC 9/04
3:40.00 1)Cont Cup 9/09
(3:49.73i)
3. AYANLEH SOULEIMAN (Djibouti) (12/03/92, 5-7¾/132) (1.72/60)
3:55.87y 8)Eugene DL 5/26 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera; 3. Manangoi; 4. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Murphy;
6. Centrowitz; 7. Birgen
(3:38.46)
3:34.87 4)Rome DL 5/31 1. Cheruiyot; 2. E. Manangoi; 3. Tefera
3:31.77 2)Paris DL 6/30 1. Cheruiyot
3:33.42 3)Rabat DL 7/13 1. Kaazouzi; 2. Ingebrigtsen
3:31.19 5)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen; 4. J. Ingebrigtsen
3:37.18 4)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi; 2. Cheruiyot; 3. Musagala
3:31.24 3)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi
3:33.93 3)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. E. Manangoi; 2. Kejelcha
(3:38.47i, 3:35.39i)
4. BRAHIM KAAZOUZI (Morocco) (6/15/90, 5-10½/137) (1.79/62)
3:35.58 1)Prague 6/04
3:37.59 1)Carquefou 6/16
3:35.94 1)Montreuil 6/19
3:37.14 1)Medit G 6/29
(3:44.75h)
3:33.22 1)Rabat DL 7/13
3:31.62 6)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen; 4. J. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Souleiman
3:33.82 5)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider
3:35.72 7)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. E. Manangoi; 2. Kejelcha; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider; 5. Birgen;
6. F. Ingebrigtsen
(3:37.15i, 3:36.95i, 3:47.65i)
5. FILIP INGEBRIGTSEN (Norway) (4/20/93, 6-1½/165) (1.87/75)
3:57.97y 4)Oslo DL 6/07 1. Manangoi; 2. Mikhou; 3. Tolosa
(3:43.41)
3:32.87 6)Paris DL 6/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Souleiman; 3. Simotwo; 4. Wote; 5. Holusa
3:33.40 2)Rabat DL 7/13 1. Kaazouzi
3:30.01 3)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi
3:41.66 12)European Ch 8/10 1. J. Ingebrigtsen; 2. Lewandowski; 3. Wightman; 4. H. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Grice;
6. Bertasius; 7. Benitz; 8. Debjani; 9. O’Hare; 10. Ali;
11. Neves
(3:40.88h)
3:34.13 7)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider; 5. Kaazouzi;
6. Wote
3:35.66 6)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. E. Manangoi; 2. Kejelcha; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider; 5. Birgen
6. ABDELAATI IGUIDER (Morocco) (3/25/87, 5-7/115) (1.70/52)
3:36.59 6)Doha DL 5/04 1. Tolosa; 2. Manangoi; 3. Soget; 4. Simotwo; 5. Birgen
3:32.72 3)Shanghai DL 5/12 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera
dnf –)Montreuil 6/19 1. Kaazouzi
3:38.08 14)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen; 4. J. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Souleiman;
6. Kaazouzi; 7. Centrowitz; 8. Wote; 9. O’Hare; 10. Holusa;
11. Simotwo; 12. Wightman; 13. F. Cheruiyot
3:39.20 6)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi; 2. Cheruiyot; 3. Musagala; 4. Souleiman; 5. Wote
3:31.59 4)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. Souleiman
3:35.12 6)Berlin IWC 9/02 1. Cheruiyot; 2. F. Cheruiyot; 3. Debjani; 4. Birgen; 5. Gregson
3:34.21 4)Zagreb IWC 9/04 1. E. Manangoi; 2. Kejelcha; 3. Souleiman
(3:36.87i, 3:35.79i, 3:40.13i, 3:58.43i)
7. JAKOB INGEBRIGTSEN (Norway) (9/19/00, 5-11¼/143) (1.81/65)
3:39.06 1)Stanford 5/03
3:52.28y 4)Eugene DL 5/26 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera; 3. Manangoi
(3:37.25)
3:36.06 3)Oslo DL 6/07 1. O’Hare; 2. Andrews
3:37.42 1)Stockholm DL 6/10
3:41.89 2)World Jr 7/12 1. G. Manangoi
(3:51.34h)
3:31.18 4)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen
3:38.10 1)European Ch 8/10
(3:40.81h)
4:03.54 1)Nor Ch 8/18
(3:55.94h)
3:41.81 1)Bergen 8/22
3:40.80 3)Cont Cup 9/09 1. Manangoi; 2. Lewandowski
(3:42.7i, 3:40.96i, 3:40.31i)
8. SAMUEL TEFERA (Ethiopia) (10/23/99, 5-7¼//115) (1.71/52)
3:31.63 2)Shanghai DL 5/12 1. Cheruiyot
3:51.26y 2)Eugene DL 5/26 1. Cheruiyot
(3:35.39)
<3:34.1296>
3:34.84 3)Rome DL 5/31 1. Cheruiyot; 2. E. Manangoi
3:43.91 5)World Jr 7/12 1. Manangoi; 2. Ingebrigtsen; 3. Soget; 4. Heyward
(3:44.48h)
3:45.38 10)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi; 2. Cheruiyot; 3. Musagala; 4. Souleiman; 5. Wote;
6. Iguider; 8. Simotwo
3:37.49 8)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider; 5. Kaazouzi;
6. Wote; 7. Ingebrigtsen
(3:36.05i, 3:44.0i, 3:58.19i)
9. AMAN WOTE (Ethiopia) (4/18/84, 5-11¼/141) (1.81/64)
3:34.43 6)Shanghai DL 5/12 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera; 3. Iguider; 4. Simotwo; 5. Soget
3:56.49y 10)Eugene DL 5/26 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera; 3. Manangoi; 4. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Murphy;
6. Centrowitz; 7. Birgen; 8. Souleiman; 9. Andre
(3:40.59)
3:36.30 8)Rome DL 5/31 1. Cheruiyot; 2. E. Manangoi; 3. Tefera; 4. Souleiman; 5. Simotwo;
6. Grice; 7. Tolosa
3:32.81 4)Paris DL 6/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Souleiman; 3. Simotwo
3:34.39 7)Rabat DL 7/13 1. Kaazouzi; 2. Ingebrigtsen; 3. Souleiman; 4. Holusa; 5. Grice;
6. Gregson
3:31.90 8)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen; 4. J. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Souleiman;
6. Kaazouzi; 7. Centrowitz
3:38.49 5)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi; 2. Cheruiyot; 3. Musagala; 4. Souleiman
3:34.05 6)Zürich DL 8/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. Souleiman; 4. Iguider; 5. Kaazouzi
3:36.84 9)Berlin IWC 9/02 1. Cheruiyot; 2. F. Cheruiyot; 3. Debjani; 4. Birgen; 5. Gregson;
6. Iguider; 7. Willis; 8. Tuwei
(3:38.35i, 3:39.80i, 3;40.20i, 3:58.64i)
10. CHARLES SIMOTWO (Kenya) (5/06/95, 5-10/132) (1.78/60)
3:36.40 4)Doha DL 5/04 1. Tolosa; 2. Manangoi; 3. Soget
3:33.54 4)Shanghai DL 5/12 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Tefera; 3. Iguider
3:59.24y 3)adidas Boost 5/19 1. Hunter; 2. O’Hare
3:35.03 5)Rome DL 5/31 1. Cheruiyot; 2. E. Manangoi; 3. Tefera; 4. Souleiman
3:36.86(A) 2)Ken Ch 6/23 1. Cheruiyot
(3:46.76Ah)
3:32.61 3)Paris DL 6/30 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Souleiman
3:34.75 8)Rabat DL 7/13 1. Kaazouzi; 2. Ingebrigtsen; 3. Souleiman; 4. Holusa; 5. Grice;
6. Gregson; 7. Wote
3:32.77 11)Monaco DL 7/20 1. Cheruiyot; 2. Manangoi; 3. F. Ingebrigtsen; 4. J. Ingebrigtsen; 5. Souleiman;
6. Kaazouzi; 7. Centrowitz; 8. Wote; 9. O’Hare; 10. Holusa
3:42.11 8)Afr Ch 8/05 1. Manangoi; 2. Cheruiyot; 3. Musagala; 4. Souleiman; 5. Wote;
6. Iguider

 

U.S. RANKINGS
1. Matthew Centrowitz (Nike Oregon Project) 6. Eric Jenkins (Nike Oregon Project)
6)Eugene DL, 1)USATF, 1)London DL 3)Jordan, 3)USATF
2. Drew Hunter (adidas) 7. Robert Domanic (Mississippi)
2)Drake Relays, 6)USATF, 7)London DL 1)SEC, 4)NCAA, 5)USATF
3. Izaic Yorks (Brooks) 8. Sam Prakel (Oregon)
2)USATF, 4)World Cup, 12)London DL 1)Pac-12, 6)NCAA, 7)USATF
4. Pat Casey (Under Armour) 9. Johnny Gregorek (Asics)
5)Oslo DL, 4)USATF, 4)Sir Walter Miler 1)USATF Distance Classic, 9)USATF, 2)Sir Walter Miler
5. Clayton Murphy (Nike Oregon Project) 10. Craig Engels (Nike Oregon Project)
5)Eugene DL, 1)Portland 12)Eugene DL, 10)USATF, 2)Heusden-Zolder

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