Press Release08 Sep 2017

World records ratified


Ines Henriques in the 50km race walk at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (© Getty Images)

The following world records have been ratified...

World record

Women's 50km race walk: 4:05:56 Ines Henriques (POR) London 13 Aug 2017
Previous: 4:08:26 Ines Henriques (POR) Porto de Mos 15 Jan 2017

World U20 record

Men's pole vault: 5.90m Armand Duplantis (SWE) Austin 1 Apr 2017
Previous: 5.80m Maksim Tarasov (URS) Bryansk 14 Jul 1989;
Raphael Holzdeppe (GER) Biberach 28 Jun 2008