Hassan breaks women’s mile world record on emotional night

FILE PHOTO: Jun 30, 2019; Stanford, CA, USA; Sifan Hassan (NED) wins the women's 3,000 in an IAAF Diamond League record 8:18.49 during the 45th Prefontaine Classic at Cobb Track & Angell Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

MONACO (Reuters) – Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands broke the 23-year-old women’s mile world record on Friday when she clocked four minutes 12.33 seconds in a race dedicated to former American runner Gabe Grunewald, who died from cancer last month at the age of 32. Hassan, 26, initially looked to be off the record pace […]

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