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September 19, 2023
Nuguse Shatters American 1 Mile Record at Prefontaine Classic
photo: John Nepolitan
On Sunday (17-Sept)
, 24, of Bouder set a new American record in the 1 mile as he finished second in the Bowerman Mile at the
in Eugene, OR. His time of 3:43.97 broke the exisiting record of 3:46.91 set in 2007 by Alan Webb; and is the #4 time ever. The race was won by Olympic gold medalist Jakob Ingebrigsten of Norway in a time of 3:43.73 (#3 all-time).
Early this year Nuguse broke the American indoor 1 mile (3:47.38) and 3000m (7:28.24) records.