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2014 IAAF World Junior Championships

 

Will Leer

Will Leer

Event: 1500m, 3000m, 5000m
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PR: 800m - 1:47.69; 1500m - 3:35.27 (2013); 3000m - 7:39.38 (2013) 5000m - 13:21.55 (2013)
Born: 04/15/1985
Current Residence: Wayzata, MN
Hometown: Minnetonka, Minnesota
High School: Minnetonka HS
College: Pomona College
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USA Championships
2013 USA Indoor 3000m champion (8:07.84)
2013 USA Indoor mile champion (3:58.79) 
2014 USA Indoor 1500m runner-up (3:43.21)

Collegiate Championships
Two-time NCAA Division III mile champion - 2006 (4:09.42); 2007 (4:08.19)
2007 NCAA Outdoors 1500m runner-up (3:49.70)
2007 Division III 1500m champion
2007 Division III 5000m champion 

About Will
Will Leer has established himself as an elite mid-distance American sprinter. In 2013 Leer captured two USA Indoor Championships, with wins coming in the mile (3:58.79) and the 3000m (8:07.84). Leer followed that up with a 1500m runner-up finish at the 2014 USA Indoor Championships, earning a trip to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. Leer attended Pomona College, a small Division III school in Claremont, Calif. Leer excelled as a mid-distance runner during his four years there, winning four Division III titles overall and becoming the only male Division III runner ever to win both the 1500m and 5000m title in the same meet.
Results
2014: 4th place in the 1500m at USA Outdoors (3:39.11); 1st at Millrose Games Mile (3:52.47); 2nd at USA Indoors 1500m (3:43.21); 6th at World Indoors 1500m (3:39.60); Season Best Mile (3:56.72) at Prefontaine Classic; 5th place at Eagle Rock in 5000m (13:23.94); 2nd place at Nassau in 4x1500m with an American Record (14:40.80)

USA/World Rankings and Personal Bests 
2014: Indoor bests -- 1500m, 3:37.89 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 18 in the World); Mile, 3:52.47 (No. 1 in the USA, No. 1 in the World); 3000m, 7:42.95 (No. 6 in the USA)
2013: Indoor bests -- 1500m, 3:41.78 (No. 7 in the USA, ranked No. 8 in the USA by T&FN); Mile, 3:56.35 (No. 8 in the USA, No. 13 in the World); 3000m, 7:50.23 (No. 6 in the USA); Outdoor bests -- 1500m, 3:35.27 (No. 11 in the USA); 3000m, 7:39.38 (No. 4 in the USA); 5000m, 13:21.55 (No. 14 in the USA) 
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