Kejelcha breaks indoor mile record



Yomif Kejelcha whom trains with the NOP and is coached by Alberto Salazar set a new Indoor Mile WR of 3:47.45 in Boston. He Broke Hicham El Guerrouj's 3:48.45 he set this in 1998

Kejelcha just missed the Indoor Mile record at the Millrose games by .01,  He was also in a 1500M race a week later and was second to Samuel Tefera who broke El Guerrouj's  1998    3:31.04   1500m WR.

He had 3 rabbits but they were done after the 5th lap          .

Kejelcha shave 1.44 seconds off the world, record, the fastest mile in the world in almost 12 years. Since 2007 when Allen Web set the American record.


The 10 fastest milers of all time 

13:43.13WRHicham El GuerroujMAR


Roma7 Jul 1999
23:43.40NRNoah NgenyKEN


Roma7 Jul 1999
33:44.39NRNoureddine MorceliALG

Rieti5 Sep 1993
43:46.32ARSteve CramGBR


Oslo27 Jul 1985
53:46.38Daniel KomenKEN


Berlin26 Aug 1997
63:46.70NRVénuste NiyongaboBDI


Berlin26 Aug 1997
73:46.76Saïd AouitaMAR


Helsinki2 Jul 1987
83:46.91ARAlan WebbUSA


Brasschaat21 Jul 2007
93:47.01iNRYomif KejelchaETH

Boston3 Mar 2019
103:47.28Bernard LagatKEN


Roma29 Jun 2001

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