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Praught-Leer breaks national indoor mile record

Published:Sunday | February 5, 2023 | 2:51 AM

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

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

Despite breaking the national record, she finished fourth in the event.