Press Release21 Mar 2018

World records ratified


Joyciline Jepkosgei breaks the world half marathon record in Valencia (© Organisers)

The following world records have been ratified...

World record

Women’s half marathon: 1:04:51mx Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) Valencia 22 October 2017
Previous: 1:04:52mx Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) Prague 1 April 2017

World U20 indoor record

Men’s pole vault: 5.78m Emmanouil Karalis (GRE) Pireaus 11 February 2018
Previous: 5.75m Armand Duplantis (SWE) New York 11 February 2017