New Zealand’s Nicholas Willis (R) compet

Matthew Centrowitz (far right) competes in the heats of the 1500 meters. (AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG)

Matthew Centrowitz (far right) competes in the heats of the 1500 meters. (AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERG)

New Zealand’s Nicholas Willis (R) competes in the men’s 1500m heats at the athletics event during the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / ERIC FEFERBERGERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages