(From L) Canada's Nathan Brannen, Spain's Juan Carlos Higuero, Kenya's Asbel Kipruto Kiprop and Bernard Lagat of the US compete in the men's first round 1500m heat 2 at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 15, 2008. Kiprop finished first followed by Brannen and Higuero respectively. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)