Marco Arop wins 800m gold at Diamond League in Lausanne
Marco Arop ran to his second 800m victory in less than a week at the Diamond League stop in Lausanne, Switzerland on Thursday. The Tokyo 2020 Olympian led for the majority of the race, holding off Olympic champion Emmanuel Korir near the end of the race.
Arop crossed the finish line with a time of 1 minute and 44.50 seconds, followed by Kenyans Korir and Ferguson Rotich. Rotich won the 800m silver medal at Tokyo 2020.
Sprinter Aaron Brown finished just off the podium in the 200m, finishing in fourth place.
Also competing was Mohammed Ahmed, who finished ninth in the 3000m race.