What race is Hicham El Guerrouj?

What race is Hicham El Guerrouj?

Hicham El Guerrouj, (born September 14, 1974, Berkane, Morocco), Moroccan middle-distance runner, who became the first man to hold world records in the mile and the 1,500-metre races both indoors and outdoors.

Who is known as King of mile?

He is often referred to as the “King of the Mile” and is a contender for one of the greatest middle distance runners of all time. Guerrouj has humble origins, and to date, is a very humble man. He was one of seven at a modest home. His father owned a small restaurant.

Who is the greatest middle distance runner of all time?

For me, Noah Ngeny was the quickest and most talented middle distance runner of all time. I’ll give my reasoning. Number one, he holds the world record in the 1000m run in a remarkable time of 2:11.96. He also beat Hicham El Guerrouj in the 2000 Sydney Olympics for the gold medal, one of my favorite races of all time.

Who was the first person to run ever?

Roger Bannister

Personal information
Sport Athletics/Track, Middle-distance running
Event(s) Mile, 800 metres, 1500 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Outdoor 800 m: 1:50.7 (Brussels 1950) 1500 m: 3:43.8 (Bern 1954) Mile: 3:58.8 (Vancouver 1954)

What is Roger Bannister famous for?

Roger Bannister, in full Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister, (born March 23, 1929, Harrow, Middlesex, England—died March 3, 2018, Oxford, Oxfordshire), English neurologist who was the first athlete to run a mile in less than four minutes.

Who is the best runner in world?

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Rank Mark Competitor
1 9.58 Usain BOLT
2 9.69 Tyson GAY
2 9.69 Yohan BLAKE
4 9.72 Asafa POWELL

Who is the best female runner in the world?

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Place Competitor DOB
1 Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH 28 JUN 1992
2 Sifan HASSAN 01 JAN 1993
3 Yulimar ROJAS 21 OCT 1995
4 Faith KIPYEGON 10 JAN 1994