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Edward Cheserek Breaks The Collegiate Indoor Mile Record 3:52.01

Oregon's Edward Cheserek just wrote his name into the record books with a record breaking 3:52.01 mile at the BU Last Chance Meet in Boston, MA. The previous mile record of 3:52.88 was held by Arizona's Lawi Lalang in 2014. Cheserek's mark is also the Kenyan national record, breaking world silver medalist (and 3:27 man) Silas Kiplagat's 3:52.63 mark.

Cheserek's Unofficial Splits:
400 55.7
800 1:54.7
1200 2:54.0
Mile 3:52.01

Kyle Merber and Johnny Gregorek joined the top 10 U.S. indoor all-time ranks today as well.

3:49.89 Lagat
3:50.63 Centrowitz
3:50.92 Rupp
3:51.21 Lomong
3:51.8h Scott
3:52.22 Merber (TODAY)
3:52.40 Maree
3:52.47 Leer
3:53.13 Blankenship
3:53.15 Gregorek (TODAY)

Oregon coach Andy Powell on Cheserek's run...

Cheserek after his collegiate record...

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