Random Fact #1: The Fastest Mile
Hicham El Guerrouj of Berkane, Morocco holds the current records for 1,500 metres and the mile. He broke the world record set by Noureddine Morceli in Rome on July 7, 1999. The time was 3:43.13, he actually just edged out Noah Ngeny of Kenya who recorded 3:43.40. The current women’s record is 4:12.56 by Svetlana Masterkova of Russia, set on August 14, 1996.
Posted in Random Stuff (Misc.) on August 28th, 2011 by Jeremy at 9:40 pm with (51 views)