Hicham el Guerouj of Morocco ran a 3:43 and he holds the record
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morroco holds the world record in the mile, 3:43.13.
Hicham El Guerrouj
The world record for running the mile is 3 minutes and 43 seconds. This record was made by Hicham el Guerouj
Hicham el Guerrouj.
Wendy Trollope when she was 11
Beatrice Arthur holds the world record for a female running the mile with a time of 3:56.24 She set the milestone in 1933 when she was 20 years old. Oddly enough she also set the record for the slowest mile run by a female in 1995 at the age of 82 with a time of 4 Days 16 Hours 37 Minutes and 16.34 Seconds.
3:43.13 by Hicham El Guerrouj
The 800m is the metric equivalent of the half mile. The world record is 1:41.01 held by David Rudisha of Kenya.
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco holds the world record for the fastest mile with a time of 3:43.13