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• Edward Cheserek clocks history's 2nd fastest indoor mile with 3:49.44 in Boston

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Kenya's Edward Cheserek became the second fastest indoor miler in history at David Hemery Valentine Invitational in Boston on Friday 9 February.

Cheserek who lives and trains in the US one week ago clocked a 3:54.73 at altitude in Albuquerque and produced his 2nd fastest performance of  3:53.85 on a flat 200m track  in Winston-Salem.

On Friday in Boston the 24-year-old Cheserek clocked the 2nd fastest indoor mile in history and a new Kenyan indoor record with an impressive 3:49.44 performance.

Legendary Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco holds the world indoor record at 3:48.45. 

Cheserek - Splits

    1/8 - 28.9               

    1/4 - 57.8

    3/8 - 1:26.4

    1/2 - 1:55.0

    5/8 - 2:23.9

    3/4 - 2:52.6

    7/8 - 3:20.8

 

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