TOPEKA, Kan. – Former KU distance runner Bryce Hoppel added another record to his name.
Hoppel set a new American record on the indoor men’s 1,000 meters. At the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, the former Jayhawk won the race with a time of 2 minutes, 16.27 seconds.
The previous record for the indoor 1,000 meter was held by David Torrence. He ran a time of 2:16.76 on March 2, 2014.
Hoppel’s new record ranks 10th fastest in world history.