What Is the World Record for the Mile?

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The world record in the mile run refers to the best mark set by a male/female runner in the event of middle-distance track and field. The official body that oversees the records is the IAAF. As of May 2012, Hicham El Guerrouj was the men's record holder of 3:43.13 minutes whereas Svetlana Masterkova had the women's record of 4:12.56 minutes.
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The over all world record holder for the mile run is male runner Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco with a record of 3.43.13. The female world record holder is Svetlana Masterkova of Russia with a record time of 4.12.56.
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In 1999 in Rome, Italy, 3:43:13 was the record set by Hicham El Guerrouj, of Morocco. The previous record was set by Niureideen Morceli, of Algeria in 1993 in Reiti ,Italy which was
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Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco ran 3:43.13 at Rome on 7 July 1999. He narrowly beat out Noah Ngeny of Kenya in the race. There is a video of it here: The 1500m, which is slightly
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The current world record in the mile is 3:43.13, set by Hicham El Guerrouj of
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The world record for the mile was held by Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco, as of December of 2012. The time is 3:43:13 and was set in a race in Rome, Italy. ...
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In 1999 in Rome, Italy, 3:43:13 was the record set by Hicham El Guerrouj, of Morocco. The previous record was set by Niureideen Morceli, of Algeria in 1993 in ...
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