Ethiopia’s Tefera breaks world indoor 1,500m record

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Tour - Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - February 16, 2019 Ethiopia's Samuel Tefera celebrates after winning the men's 1500 metres and setting a new world indoor record Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera outduelled compatriot Yomif Kejelcha to break the world indoor 1,500 metres record in Birmingham on Saturday. Tefera, 19, clocked three minutes, 31.04 seconds at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting to take down Moroccan Hicham El Guerrouj’s 1997 record of 3:31.18. It came on the same Birmingham […]

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