Henry Wynne

Birthday: 04/18/95 Mile PR: 3:51.26 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:35.14 - 2019
High School: Staples HS
Hometown: Westport, CT
College: University of Virginia '17
Current Residence: Seattle, WA

Team: Brooks Beasts Track Club

This past March at Boston University, Henry Wynne set a Mile personal record of 3:51.26 (#7 U.S. indoors all-time) to finish fourth in the race where Yomif Kejelcha smashed the indoor WR with his 3:47.01 clocking. In June, the emerging talent also set his 1500 PR (3:35.14).

At the University of Virginia, Wynne, a 4-time All-American, won the Mile at the 2016 NCAA Indoor Championships.

In 2013, he captured high school national Mile titles, indoors & outdoors, at the New Balance Track National Championships, and for Staples High School in Connecticut, he won 22 state championships and 7 New England titles.

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News

Kejelcha crushes indoor Mile world record

March 04, 2019

Ethiopian breaks legend Hicham El Guerrouj's 22-year-old record; American Johnny Gregorek runner-up also sub-3:50

From IAAF

Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record for the Mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday afternoon,...

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NCAA Indoor Mile Champ Wynne Running in Rarefied Air

March 31, 2016

“I just loved the Mile, since that's kind of the track event that everybody knows about."

By Jeff White, VirginiaSports.com

CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Henry Wynne arrived at the University of Virginia in the summer of 2013. Had you asked Pete Watson then if Wynne might one day win an NCAA title, the...

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Wynne wins Virginia’s first NCAA indoor Mile title

March 15, 2016

"We mapped out the race plan this morning and Henry followed it perfectly.”

By The Daily Progress

Virginia junior Henry Wynne captured the national championship in the men’s Mile as the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham,...

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Staples’ graduate Wynne breaks 4-minute Mile

February 01, 2016

"To finally do it is just an incredible feeling. When you look up on the scoreboard and you see your name and you see the time you did, it becomes real.”

By Bob Birge, The Hour

When Henry Wynne was winning cross country and track championships at Staples, Wreckers’ coach Laddie Lawrence...

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A Wire-to-Wire Wynne: Staples Standout Claims National Mile Title

June 16, 2013

"Coming into the last lap, I just said I'm not going to let them take the lead from me."

By John Nash, The Hour

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- As Henry Wynne sprinted the final few steps down the front stretch, his last-ever racing strides for the Staples High School boys track team, he raised his fist...

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Can Henry Wynne Conquer New York?

May 17, 2013

It's only when he competes in meets that bring together the best in the nation that Wynne seems truly challenged.

By Jim Gerweck, Stamford Advocate

There's a saying that a prophet is never appreciated in his own land, and perhaps that goes for athletic prodigies as well.

Henry Wynne, the...

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Staples’ Henry Wynne Cements Status As League Legend

March 14, 2013

“You’re not going to see any one like him for a while. I can’t wait to see what he does in college.”

By Tom Renner, Westport Daily Voice

WESTPORT, Conn. – Until this year, former Westhill High School runner Kevin King had been the gold standard in Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic...

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