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Press Release23 Nov 2016


World records ratified

Ruth Jebet in the 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris

The following world records have recently been ratified…

World record

Women's 3000m steeplechase: 8:52.78 Ruth Jebet (BRN) Paris St Denis 27 Aug 2016
Previous: 8:58.81 Gulnara Galkina (RUS) Beijing 17 Aug 2008

World U20 records

Women’s 400m hurdles: 54.15 Sydney McLaughlin (USA) Eugene 10 Jul 2016
Previous: 54.40 Wang Xing (CHN) Nanjing 21 Oct 2005

Men’s 3000m: 7:28:19 Yomif Kejelcha (ETH) Paris St Denis 27 Aug 2016
Previous: 7:28.78 Augustine Choge (KEN) Doha 13 May 2005