Centrowitz takes 1,500m gold

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Portland (AFP)

Matthew Centrowitz of the United States won the men's 1,500m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships Sunday.

The American powered home in 3min 44.22sec at the Oregon Convention Center to score the biggest win of his career.

Jakub Holusa of the Czech Republic was a fraction behind in 3:44.30 for silver while New Zealand's Nicholas Willis took bronze in 3:44.37.