After 22 years, the 1500m indoor record held by Moroccan former runner Hicham El Guerrouj has been broken. Rabat – Young Ethiopian runner Samuel Tefera broke Hicham El Guerrouj’s 1500m indoor world record with an outstanding performance in Birmingham on Saturday. El Guerrouj’s took to his Twitter account to congratulate Tefera for his great achievement, wishing him good luck for the rest of his career. “ I’m very proud and happy to hold the 1500m indoor record for 22 years. I want to congratulate Samuel Tefera for his excellent race and wish him good luck for the rest of his career,” tweeted El Guerrouj.
Source: Ethiopian News February 18, 2019 10:30 UTC