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Men's Mile, Edward Cheserek Breaks NCAA Record 3:52.01!

Feb 27, 2017

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.

See interviews after the race:
- Cheserek on live broadcast
- Cheserek post-race
- Coach Andy Powell after the race, talks indoor NCAA plans and outdoor record target

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 mile ranks today as well:

3:49.89 Bernard Lagat
3:50.63 Matthew Centrowitz, Jr.
3:50.92 Galen Rupp
3:51.21 Lopez Lomong
3:51.8h Steve Scott
3:52.22 Kyle Merber (TODAY)
3:52.40 Sydney Maree
3:52.47 Will Leer
3:53.13 Ben Blankenship
3:53.15 Johnny Gregorek (TODAY)