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Praught-Leer breaks national indoor mile record

Published:Saturday | February 4, 2023 | 6:19 PM
Aisha Praught-Leer
Aisha Praught-Leer

Today, Aisha Praught-Leer ran 4:31.48 minutes at the Bruce Lehane Scarlet and White Invitational at Boston University to break Jamaica’s indoor mile record.

The personal best by Prought-Leer bettered the old national standard of 4:32.33 minutes by Kenya Sinclair, which was done in Gainesville, Florida in 2005. Prought-Leer’s previous best was 4:32.86 minutes in Birmingham eight years ago.

Despite breaking the national record, Praught-Leer finished fourth in the event.

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