Mile News Tagged Laura Muir


Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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Miler Muir still shocked by meteoric rise

May 02, 2019

"I was no prodigial youngster... running was a hobby and it went from there."

By Tom Morgan, The Telegraph sports

As a schoolgirl, Dina Asher-Smith was so close to the action during British athletics' 2012 golden hour she could reach out and touch her heroes. Laura Muir, in contrast, spent...

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Advice to My Younger Self: Laura Muir

April 17, 2019

World Indoor 1500m silver medalist & European 1500m champion: "You worry if you make a mistake but, please, Laura, try and be a little more confident and believe in yourself. You have all the tools to succeed."

From IAAF.org

Laura:

Your life as a runner is in its infancy, and although you...

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European champion Laura Muir to run the Vitality Westminster Mile

April 02, 2019

Scottish star returns to the world's largest Mile road race slated for Sunday, May 26 in the heart of London

Laura Muir will begin a summer season, which she hopes will end in World Championships glory, at the Vitality Westminster Mile.

The Scottish middle-distance star, who won two gold...

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Sifan Hassan wins fast Mile at Müller Anniversary Games

July 22, 2018

Best ever women's Mile produces #3, 6-7 all-time, 4 national records, best time for place 2-12, record tying 5 sub-4:20 same race and 10 personal records!

By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly

The final race on the second day of the Müller Anniversary Games on Sunday in London was the Millicent...

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Rio Olympic Champion Kipyegon Wins World 1500m Title

August 07, 2017

Simpson secures silver medal, her third World metric Mile medal (also 2011 gold and 2013 silver)

Emily Moss for the IAAF

With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the women's 1500 meters at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 had been billed as one of the events of the...

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Preview: Women’s 1500m - IAAF World Championships London 2017

August 03, 2017

U.S. champion and 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson cannot be ruled out as she is a fierce racer and has a fine record at major championships.

By Emily Moss, IAAF

With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the...

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Jenny Simpson relishing London return for World Championships

July 30, 2017

“Because I was disappointed with my 2012 Olympics, I’m looking forward to returning to the stadium and possibly getting some personal redemption.”

By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly

At 1500m, Jenny Simpson won the world title in 2011, plus world silver in 2013 and Olympic bronze in 2016 – and...

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Laura Muir full of confidence ahead of historic World Championships

July 19, 2017

“When it comes to London I’m just going to run as hard and as fast as I can and hopefully that will bring me a world medal.”

By Duncan Smith, The Scotsman

In an event which will see the last track appearances of megastars Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah, Scotland’s Laura Muir is understandably...

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