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Track: Montano runs season-best in Paris

Ex-Cal star and 2012 Olympian Alysia Montano ran a season-best time of 1 minute, 57.75 seconds to finish third at an IAAF Diamond League meet in Paris on Saturday.

Her time is the fastest by an American this season, moves her to No. 3 on the 2013 world list and marks the fourth straight season Montano has run a sub-1:58 time.

World leader Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won in a time of 1:57.26.

Jeff Faraudo