Saturday, December 12, 2009

Ireland's 4 x Mile World Record

Two Villanova greats were part of the still standing 4 x Mile world record.  On August 17, 1985 in Dublin Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Frank O'Mara and Ray Flynn broke the existing world record by 10 seconds in establishing the new mark of 15:49.08 .  The mile splits were as follows:  Eamonn Coghlan (4:00.2), Marcus O'Sullivan (3:55.3), Frank O'Mara (3:56.6) and Ray Flynn (3:56.9).  Click on the post title for a video highlight of the race.

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