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Feature05 Aug 2019

Hassan and Kejelcha: training partners and mile world record holders 

They were both born in Ethiopia but now live in America. They share the same training group and coach and this year the bond between Sifan Hassan and Yomif Kejelcha has strengthened even more after both have recorded a world mile record. 

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Press Release27 May 2019

World record ratified: Yomif Kejelcha’s 3:47.01 indoor mile

Yomif Kejelcha’s 3:47.01 clocking at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston has been ratified as the world indoor mile record.

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News25 Apr 2019

Chepkoech, Hassan and Kejelcha headline Shanghai’s distance fields – IAAF Diamond League

Steeplechase world record-holder Beatrice Chepkoech, European 5000m champion Sifan Hassan and world indoor record-holder Yomif Kejelcha will all be in action in Shanghai on Saturday 18 May for the second IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2019.

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News28 Mar 2019

Su, Coleman, Thompson and Kejelcha head stellar line-up for Shanghai

Chinese sprint sensation Su Bingtian is set to clash with heavy competition when he bids to regain his 100m crown at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday 18 May, the second stop on the 2019 IAAF Diamond League circuit.

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Report03 Mar 2019

Kejelcha breaks world indoor mile record with 3:47.01 in Boston

Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record* for the mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday (3).

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Report10 Feb 2019

Kejelcha gets within 0.01 of world indoor mile record at Millrose Games

Near-world-indoor-record performances from Yomif Kejelcha and Michael Saruni were the highlights of an eventful night at the Millrose Games in New York City on Saturday (9).

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Report27 Jan 2019

Kejelcha impresses as IAAF World Indoor Tour gets underway in Boston

An early-season meeting is bound to have a raft of world-leading times, but at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday (26) there were more than a few hotly-contested events and a few upsets to make the season interesting as the 2019 IAAF World Indoor Tour got underway.

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News16 Jan 2019

Kejelcha, Cheserek and Brazier lead Boston’s middle-distance clashes

Organisers of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix have announced that world indoor champion Yomif Kejelcha, multiple NCAA champion Edward Cheserek and a handful of the USA’s leading 800m runners are among the latest additions to the line-up for the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston on 26 January.

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Report04 Mar 2018

Report: men's 3000m final – IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018

Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha successfully defended his 3000m title with a powerful display of front running over the final kilometre of a tactical final.

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Press Release24 Nov 2016

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified…

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Report27 Aug 2016

Jebet smashes 3000m steeplechase world record in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

Ruth Jebet broke Gulnara Galinka’s eight-year-old world record to win the women’s 3000m steeplechase on a night of eye-catching distance performances at the Meeting de Paris, the 12th stop of the IAAF Diamond League series, on Saturday (27).

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News18 Apr 2016

Defending champion Kejelcha heads impressive 5000m field in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha will return to the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May after last year becoming the youngest ever winner of the 5000m at the Prefontaine Classic, organisers of the meeting announced on Monday (18).

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