Wilson began her kick but Niyonsaba refused to yield the inside track and as the two pushed the pace, defending Olympic champion Caster Semenya of South Africa surged forward and easily pulled away from them both to win the gold in 1:55.16, a new personal best and the fastest time in the world this year.
Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, world indoor champion and Olympic silver medallist, won the third and final semi ahead of Kenya's Margaret Wambui, bronze medallist at both the world indoors and Olympics previous year. Niyonsaba herself finished strongly to take the silver medal, with Wilson easing down in the final meters knowing she had secured a medal. I think this young lady is going to win a gold medal in a significant event in the not too distant future.
Sunday's victory crowns a sensational championships for the Rio Olympic champion, although it wasn't plain sailing in the 800m final.
"It would have been a waste of time staying at home, doing nothing so I thought I'd come here to entertain you people", Semenya said of her decision to run the 1,500 as well.
The race got off to a fairly quick start, and unsurprisingly it was natural front-runners Niyonsaba and Wilson who went straight to the front, with Semenya, Wambui, and Sharp sitting comfortably behind them.
The 800m medallists, from left, Ajee Wilson (bronze), Caster Semenya (gold) and Francine Niyonsaba (silver).
The United States have won only one medal in the event - Brenda Martinez's bronze in 2013 - but 23-year-old Wilson is certainly in the mix for another and will be joined in the final by compatriot Charlene Lipsey.
Police found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor trailer in Edinburg on Sunday according to ABC affiliate, KRGV . James Bradley, 60, the driver of the trailer, was arrested and charged with smuggling the people.
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for being unbiased and for demonstrating its independency. We will continue to pray for him, we want him to be fit but that does not mean that we will go to sleep.
North Korea's latest missile test was its 13 (and tenth successful one) since US President Donald Trump assumed office in January. Friday: The US president warns that military solutions are "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely".
The formula would then feed money to schools based on what each district needs to provide an "adequate" education. Bruce Rauner's amendatory veto of the state's K-12 funding bill offers a lesson for all politicians, Rep.
After touching a more than two-month high at US$1,291.86, spot gold last added 0.2 per cent to US$1,288.81 an ounce. Amid the hot rhetoric, US stocks sold off sharply on Thursday, with the S&P 500 falling more than 1 percent.
Searches are taking place approximately 22.5 km (14 miles) north-west of Malin Head. "All we know is he did not resurface". The Lough Swilly lifeboat, Portrush lifeboat and coastguard helicopter are involved in the search.
Two Virginia state patrol troopers later died in a helicopter crash while assisting in the city's response to the protests. They clashed with counterprotesters, culminating on Saturday with a man ramming a auto through the counterprotesters.
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As you can see, he went down in a heap. "It's insane , but it's definitely great to see him up in spirit and walking around". Harper had hit a ground ball to the right side and first baseman Ryder Jones made a lunging stop before racing to the bag.
Mum and son stabbing could be linked to Wacol fatal crash
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day. His body was found in the wreckage of a auto that slammed into a parked truck at nearby Wacol just before 4am.
Kyle Walker replaced by Kyle Walker-Peters
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Why did the NCP skip the joint opposition meet
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Rory McIlroy and his wonderful cart-path par
He played basketball and football as a kid, but quickly learned his best chances were in a sport where size didn't matter as much. A nice 14-15 foot for par steadied me and on seventh two good shots to get to around 25 feet and two-putted for par.