On February 11, 2024, at 8:31 PM GMT, Britain’s Josh Kerr broke the world record for the indoor two-mile race by winning at the Millrose Games in New York. Kerr, a world gold medalist in the 1,500 meters, ran eight minutes and 39.67 seconds to surpass Mo Farah’s previous mark of 8:03.40 set in 2015. After his win, Kerr acknowledged that it was going to be a challenging competition but said that he knew he had what it took to succeed.

Meanwhile, in the women’s two-mile race, Scotland’s Laura Muir set a new British indoor record after Ethiopia’s Medina Eisa was disqualified for entering too early on the first lap. Eisa had been the first athlete to cross the finish line but was later penalized for her actions. Muir moved from second place to first as a result and will now use this victory as she prepares for the upcoming world indoor championships in Glasgow next month.

In addition to Kerr and Muir’s impressive performances, Devin Charlton of the Bahamas also broke the world record in the women’s 60m hurdles with a time of 7.67 seconds. This performance shaved off just one tenth of a second from Sweden’s Suzanne Kallur’s previous world record set sixteen years ago. Charlton’s achievement highlights his dedication and hard work towards becoming one of the fastest athletes in his category.

Overall, these events showcase how athletes can push themselves beyond their limits to achieve greatness and prove their worth on an international stage. With their focus on training and determination, these athletes have demonstrated their ability to break records and redefine what is possible within their sporting disciplines.

Kerr went on to win the men’s two-mile race with a time of eight minutes and thirty-nine seconds while beating Grant Fisher who had set an American national record with an eight minutes ten seconds run earlier this year.

Muir’s victory came after her rival Eisa was disqualified for entering too early on lap one which saw Muir progress from second place to first.

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