Matthew runs 3:31.96 PR in Lausanne | Matt Centrowitz

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Matthew runs 3:31.96 PR in Lausanne

23rd August 2012 – In his first race since his 4th place finish at the Olympic Games Matthew smashed his 1500m personal best with a time of 3:31.96 to finish 3rd in Athletissima Lausanne in Switzerland.  Off a fast pace, 54 at 400m, 1:51 at 800m and 2:50 at 1200m, Matthew moved through the field on the final lap and challenged for the win coming off the final turn.  The race was won by Silas Kiplagat (KEN) in 3:31.78 with Mekonnen Gebremedhin (ETH) 2nd in 3:31.86, as less than a quarter of a second separated the top three finishers.