10-year-old Melbourne runner Archie Sideridis sets unofficial world record

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Melbourne runner, Archie Sideridis, has set an unofficial world record for a 10-year-old boy in the 1,500 metre race.

Archie ran a time of 4.24.3, beating the previous record held by American Daniel Skandera by just over two seconds.

According to the Glenhuntly Athletic Club, the junior world records are compiled by an individual rather than an athletics committee or governing body.

10-year-old Melbourne runner Archie Sideridis sets unofficial world record.

President of the Club, Michael Ryan, told 3AW he had no idea Archie had run that quickly.

“We didn’t think he’d run that quick so we’re pleasantly surprised at the club,” Michael said. “We’re really proud of him.”

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