Athing Mu wins 800 as U.S. wraps dominant world championships

Written by on July 25, 2022

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EUGENE, Ore. — Athing Mu often transforms the final 100 meters from competition to exhibition, from race to coronation. At the U.S. Olympic trials and in Tokyo last summer, a highway could have been laid in the distance between her and the best women’s 800-meter runners in the world. She needed only her languid stride.

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