Josh Kerr Breaks World Indoor 2-Mile Record at Millrose Games

Josh Kerr from Britain tracked leader Grant Fisher from lap one until the last 400 meters, eventually surpassing Mo Farah’s former mark of 8:03.40 from 2015 during the men’s Dr. Sander 2-mile at the Millrose Games. The reigning World Champion made his move with two laps left, surging ahead of Fisher and finishing with a 56.97 kick, breaking the previous world indoor (short rack) record by three seconds en route to his win in 8:00.67. Cole Hocker finished third in 8:05.70, holding off OAC’s George Beamish who was fourth in 8:05.73, while Fisher’s time of 8:03.62 is now No. 3 in history – behind Kerr and Farah – and is also now the overall American record, surpassing both Galen Rupp’s indoor mark of 8:07.41 from 2014 and Matt Tegenkamp’s outdoor mark of 8:07.07 from

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