Who holds the 1500m record?

Who holds the 1500m record?

Hicham El Guerrouj
1500 metres

Athletics 1500 metres
Men Hicham El Guerrouj ( MAR ) 3:26.00 (1998)
Women Genzebe Dibaba ( ETH ) 3:50.07 (2015)
Olympic records
Men Jakob Ingebrigtsen ( NOR ) 3:28.32 (2021)

What world record did Mo Farah break?

Sir Mo Farah set the first world record of his illustrious career in the Diamond League meeting in Brussels on Friday. Farah covered 21.330 kilometres in an hour to break the previous record of 21.285km (13.255 miles) set by Haile Gebrselassie in 2007.

When did Mo Farah break the European 1500 m record?

On 19 July 2013, at the Herculis meeting in Monaco, Farah broke the European 1500 m record with a time of 3:28.81. The feat meant that he was the sixth fastest man ever over the distance, overtaking Steve Cram’s 28-year-old British record and Fermín Cacho’s 16-year-old European record.

How old was Mo Farah when he broke Steve Cram’s record?

Farah was just two years old when Cram, then 24, became the first athlete to dip under the 3:30 barrier on a balmy evening in Nice 28 years ago. “I am shocked in a great way,” said Cram, who was commentating on the race for BBC Sport. “Mo jokingly said he was after the British record and I laughed but hats off to him.

Where did Mo Farah finish in the World Championships?

Farah competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics: he was in the leading pack early on in the 5000 metres race and eventually finished seventh – the best by a European runner.

When does Mo Farah return to road racing?

Farah will return to road racing when he competes in the Antrim Coast Half Marathon on 12 September. He will then act as a pace-setter for Kenya’s world record holder Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele at the delayed London Marathon on 4 October.