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  • Who: D.Joseph James

  • What: Fastest run backwards one mile

  • Where: India

The record for running the fastest mile backwards is 6 min 2.35 sec and was set by D. Joseph James (India) at Nehru Stadium Athletics Track, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India on 10 August 2002.


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