metric mile


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metric mile

n.
The 1,500-meter run in track and field.
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05, her quickest time over the metric mile since 2011 when she posted 4:06.
Her direct entry freed up on slot for Kenya that has now been filled by Chebet Athletics Kenya senior vice president Paul Mutwii, who is in charge of competitions, said even though Chebet had been entered for both 800m race and 1,500m she will only run the metric mile race.
A storming last 400m saw Tom Marshall claim his third Welsh title in the metric mile.
His last swim of the domestic season came in the 1500m freestyle where he claimed seventh place in a time that was more than half a minute quicker than his last metric mile race.
Also in action over the metric mile was Mellor's team-mate Steve Morrow, finishing 10th in the men's E race in 3:54.
A similar tactic had won the 21-year-old Ethiopian-born woman her metric mile crown in convincing fashion but this time she came up against an unyielding rival in Bahta.
My wife and I swam the metric mile there to celebrate the time of our Queen's 25th anniversary.
The adopted Brummie will likely be engaged in a domestic battle for second place with Sweden's adopted Ethiopian Abeba Aregawa, currently the fastest thing over a metric mile.
Phillips (Cardiff Met/Woodford Green) took to the track for the metric mile.
The world 5,000m champion is aiming for a 5,000m and 10,000m double at the Games in London, but will step down in distance to race in a heat and final on consecutive days against metric mile specialists.
Written for general audiences, this book explores Kiviat's upbringing in New York City, his relationship with Olympic roommate Jim Thorpe and ultimately his world record in the metric mile and Olympic Gold Medal.
Kelly smashed the Scottish under-17 1500m record in the British Milers Club meeting in Manchester, while Hay broke his metric mile PB in the men's race.