Compiled From Wire Service Dispatches With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World,
Edited By Laurent Belsie /
March 1, 1983
Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland became the first man to break the 3-minute, 50 -second mark in an indoor mile. He won the mile race at the US Olympic Invitational Track and Field meet in East Rutherford, N.J., with a 3:49.78 time.
© The Christian Science Monitor. All Rights Reserved.