16 Jul '17, 9pm

Drew Hunter just became the 3rd U.S. teenager to break 3:37 in the 1500m. Joining Centrowitz and Ryun

Drew Hunter just became the 3rd U.S. teenager to break 3:37 in the 1500m. Joining Centrowitz and Ryun

Today in Padova, Italy, Drew Hunter joined Jim Ryun and Matthew Centrowitz as the only U.S.-born men to break 3:37 in the 1500m as a teenager. Hunter ran 3:36.77 to finish third behind Kenya's Jonathan Sawe and Djbouti's Ayanleh Souleiman. Olympic bronze medalist Nick Willis was fourth behind Hunter. FULL RESULTS HERE Unfortunately, Hunter's time won't count towards the U20 record books because Hunter turns 20 this year. Sub-3:37 U.S. Teenagers All-Time: 3:36.1h Jim Ryun (19 years, 84 days) 3:36.77 Drew Hunter (19 years, 319 days) 3:36.92 Matthew Centrowitz (19 years, 201 days) Notably, Alan Webb is not on this list as he ran 3:38.26 in route to his 3:53.43 mile as a high schooler. Webb did not break 3:37 until three years later.

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/59044-drew-hunter-becomes...

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