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Press Release24 Aug 2016

World records ratified


Eliud Kipchoge and Stanley Biwott in action at the London Marathon (© AFP / Getty Images)

The following world records have recently been ratified…

World U20 record

Women's javelin: 63.86 Yulenmis Aguilar (CUB) Edmonton 2 Aug 2015
Previous: 63.01 Vera Rebryk (UKR) Bydgoszcz 10 Jul 2008

World U20 records / world U20 indoor records

Women’s pole vault: 4.65i Wilma Murto (FIN) Zweibrucken 31 Jan 2016
4.71i Wilma Murto (FIN) Zweibrucken 31 Jan 2016
Previous: 4.64 Eliza McCartney (NZL) 19 Dec 2015

World record

Men’s 30km: 1:27:13* Stanley Biwott (KEN) London 24 Apr 2016
1:27:13* Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) London 24 Apr 2016
Previous: 1:27:37 Emmanuel Mutai (KEN) Berlin 28 Sep 2014

*en route to marathon