PONCE, Puerto Rico—Nick Symmonds of the Seattle based Brooks Beasts (above/photo courtesy Brooks Running) finished fifth at the Ponce Grand Prix meeting at 800 meters Saturday night at Paquito Montaner Stadium.
Symmonds ran a season best 1:46.37, as Charles Jock of the Nike Oregon TC Elite took the victory in 1:45.40.
Beast teammates Mark Wieczorek (1:46.45) and Cas Loxsom (1:47.52) were sixth and seventh.
Symmonds won a silver medal at the 2013 IAAF world championships at 800m in Moscow and did not compete outdoors in 2014.
In the men’s 400 hurdles, Washington State alum Jeshua Anderson was eighth overall in 50.53.