Athletics: Willis back on track in mile

Nick Willis. Photo / Bay of Plenty Times
Nick Willis. Photo / Bay of Plenty Times

Nick Willis returned to the track, after a long lay up with injury, to finish second in the Falmouth mile yesterday in 3m 59.73s.

The Beijing Olympic Games 1500m silver medallist was out-stepped by Russell Brown of Eugene, Oregon, who narrowly won in 3m 59.61s.

It was Willis' 15th sub-four minute mile and signalled a return five months after having surgery on a torn meniscus in his knee in March.

- NZ Herald

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