Kejelcha narrowly misses world indoor mile record

Feb 9, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Yomif Kejelcha (ETH) poses with trophy after winning the Wanamaker Mile in 3:48.46 - 0.01 off the world record of 3:48.45 set by Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) in 1997 - during the 112th Millrose Games at The Armory. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

(Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha fell one-hundredth of a second short of the world indoor mile record and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans lit up the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Kejelcha raced home in three minutes 48.46 seconds as the 21-year-old almost […]

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