19 APR 2013 Press Release Monaco

World records ratified

Jenn Suhr next to the scoreboard after breaking the World indoor Pole Vault record with 5.02m (Kirby Lee)Jenn Suhr next to the scoreboard after breaking the World indoor Pole Vault record with 5.02m (Kirby Lee) © Copyright

The following World records have recently been ratified…

MEN – JUNIOR
 
5000m 12:47.53 Hagos Gebrhiwet (94) ETH, Paris, FRA, 6 Jul 12
 
previous 12:52.61 Eliud Kipchoge (84) KEN, Oslo, NOR, 27 Jun 03
 
WOMEN – SENIOR – INDOOR
 
Pole Vault 5.02m Jennifer Suhr USA, Albuquerque, USA, 2 Mar 13
 
previous 5.01m Yelena Isinbayeva RUS, Stockholm, SWE, 23 Feb 12
 
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The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) offers its warmest congratulations to the new World record holders.