In pictures: The moment Josh Kerr breaks 39-year old national record in mile race

Josh Kerr has smashed a  39-year-old national record to claim victory in the mile race.

Scottish runner Josh Kerr has broken Steve Cram’s record in a world leading run of three minutes 45.34 seconds at the Diamond League mile race.

The race, uin Eugene Oregon, saw Kerr in the highly anticipated showdown with Norwegian rival Jakob Ingebrigtsen.

Here pictured is the remarkable moment Kerr was victorious.