Komen returns to defend mile title, Lagat v. Mottram at 2 miles in Eugene

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    Eugene, Oregon, USA – At last year's Prefontaine Classic, Daniel Kipchirchir Komen of Kenya electrified a sold-out crowd by running the fastest-ever mile on American soil, 3:48.28.

    Komen returns for the Bowerman Mile on 8 June, but without the distinction of having run the fastest mile of the year in 2007.  That goes to Alan Webb, whose American Record 3:46.91 in Europe fulfilled the promise he displayed back in 2001, when he broke Jim Ryun's venerable high school mark at the Pre Classic.

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