Ethiopia's Hagos Gebrhiwet at the 2013 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston (Victah Sailer) © Copyright
Press Release Monaco

World record ratified

The following World record has recently been ratified…


7:32.87 Hagos Gebrhiwet (94) ETH, Boston, USA, 2 Feb 13

Previous: 7:37.50 Isiah KOECH (93) KEN, Gent, BEL, 13 Feb 11

(NOTE two faster times by Isiah Koech in 2012 were not ratified due to no doping control tests being carried out – see IAAF Newsletters:  ‘NEWS 141 – March 2013’ for a summary of the status of all World records in 2012)