29 MAR 2013 Press Release Monaco

World record ratified

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

The following World record has recently been ratified…

MEN – JUNIOR – INDOOR
3000m

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)