Mile News Tagged Stewart Mcsweyn


Ingebrigtsen, Thompson-Herah, Mu shine in Pre Classic’s record-setting return to Hayward Field

August 21, 2021

"Being able to win races is every athlete’s dream. It’s great to be able to be here and take part in this great meet."

By Chris Hansen, Register-Guard

By the time the Bowerman Mile runners lined up for the final event of the Prefontaine Classic, there had been eight meet records, six...

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Tokyo Olympics preview: 1500m

July 31, 2021

Can Kipyegon, Centrowitz defend Olympic crowns?

By Nicole Jeffery & Bob Ramsak for World Athletics

WOMEN
The outcome of the women’s 1500 meters may be most influenced by whether world champion Sifan Hassan decides to do the event or not.

At the time of writing, Hassan was still...

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McSweyn breaks Australian All-Comers Mile record

December 29, 2020

"I’m a Tasmanian. The North West coast is where I grew up so I want to come here and perform, and I’m happy I was able to do that this year."

By Jon Mulkeen for World Athletics, with assistance from Sean Whipp

Stewart McSweyn capped a memorable 2020 campaign with a lifetime best in the Mile...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2020

December 22, 2020

Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

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