Hicham El Guerrouj’s World Record Mile – Video

In 1999, Hicham El Guerrouj ran 3:43.13 in a mile race, Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 14 JUL 1998 – breaking the previous world record by over a second. El Guerrouj, from Morocco, also holds the world record for the 1500m and outdoor 2000m distances, and won gold medals in both the 1500m and 5000m at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.