Mile News Tagged Noureddine Morceli


Who is the ultimate Supermiler?

April 27, 2014

As the 60th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute Mile approaches, tell us who you believe to be the leading Miler of all-time

From Athletics Weekly

Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4 Mile of almost 60 years ago is one of the most revered performances in athletics history.

Being the first man to run...

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State Mile Guide: #4 Georgia

March 21, 2013

Date of Statehood: January 2, 1788
Capital: Atlanta
Motto: Wisdom, Justice and Moderation

Home to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, the Peachtree State witnessed Mile legend Noureddine Morceli's 3:50.86 warm-up prior to the Games at the Atlanta Grand Prix, a U.S. All-Comer's Mile record at the time....

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Galen Rupp Now 5th Fastest Indoor Miler Ever

January 28, 2013

Olympic 10,000m silver medalist runs 3:50.92 at low-key Boston meet.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Galen Rupp’s 3:50.92 at the BU Terrier Invitational in Boston on Saturday makes him the second fastest American indoor Miler of all-time behind Bernard Lagat, who has run 3:49.89. And he’s...

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An Exclusive Club

June 27, 1994

Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession

By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated

Never join someone who eclipses you. Align yourself with one who increases your luster. The man who puts you in the shade...

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World Champion Morceli Shatters Mile World Record

September 05, 1993

"He runs with no fear. Runners in the Western world have a tendency to create psychological barriers for themselves. He runs at will, with no inhibitions." - Eamonn Coghlan

From the New York Times

RIETI, Italy — Noureddine Morceli of Algeria set a world record for the Mile today, breaking the...

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