Yoann Kowal

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    France France
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    28 MAY 1987
Yoann Kowal, winner of the 3000m steeplechase at the European Championships (Getty Images)

Personal Best - Outdoor

Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 3:33.75 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 08 JUL 2011
3000 Metres 7:45.11 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG 2016
5000 Metres 13:34.29 Stockholm (Olympiastadion) 16 JUN 2016
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:37.10 Les Sables d'Olonne 30 JUL 2006
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:12.53 Rabat 09 JUN 2013

Personal Best - Indoor

Performance Wind Place Date
1500 Metres 3:38.07 Stuttgart (Schleyer Halle) 05 FEB 2011
2000 Metres 5:04.18 Bordeaux 26 JAN 2013
3000 Metres 7:44.26 Liévin 14 FEB 2012

Progression - Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 3:38.56 Montbéliard 05 JUN
2014 3:39.46 Montreuil-sous-Bois 07 JUL
2013 3:40.08 Alger 18 JUN
2012 3:35.03 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 20 JUL
2011 3:33.75 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 08 JUL
2010 3:35.14 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 10 JUN
2009 3:35.39 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 28 JUL
2008 3:35.95 Paris Saint-Denis 18 JUL
2006 3:48.06 Cahors 30 JUN

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 7:45.11 Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 27 AUG
2015 7:54.31 Poitiers 19 SEP
2011 7:56.88 Montgeron 15 MAY

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 13:34.29 Stockholm (Olympiastadion) 16 JUN

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2006 5:37.10 Les Sables d'Olonne 30 JUL

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2016 8:16.21 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 09 SEP
2015 8:18.38 Rabat (Prince Moulay Abdellah) 14 JUN
2014 8:25.50 Braunschweig 22 JUN
2013 8:12.53 Rabat 09 JUN
2012 8:21.66 Bruxelles (Boudewijnstadion) 07 SEP
2008 8:34.66 Pézenas 31 MAY
2007 8:36.11 Debrecen 13 JUL
2006 8:56.54 Saint-Maur-des-Fossés 21 JUN

Progression - Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2015 3:39.22 Karlsruhe (Messehalle) 31 JAN
2014 3:45.32 Bordeaux 23 FEB
2012 3:38.51 Stockholm 23 FEB
2011 3:38.07 Stuttgart (Schleyer Halle) 05 FEB
2010 3:39.28 Liévin 05 MAR
2009 3:38.59 Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 13 FEB
2008 3:41.11 Stuttgart (Schleyer Halle) 02 FEB

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 5:04.18 Bordeaux 26 JAN

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2014 7:49.36 Bordeaux 26 JAN
2013 7:46.72 Karlsruhe 02 FEB
2012 7:44.26 Liévin 14 FEB
2011 7:46.19 Karlsruhe 13 FEB
2008 8:02.89 Mondeville 26 JAN

Honours - 1500 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXX Olympic Games 7sf1 3:43.48 London (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 8sf2 3:37.44 Daegu (DS) 01 SEP 2011
1st IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup 2010 7 3:39.30 Split (Poljud Stadion) 04 SEP 2010
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 8h3 3:46.42 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 15 AUG 2009

Honours - 3000 Metres

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 h2 DQ R163.3(b) Sopot (Ergo Arena) 07 MAR 2014
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 10 7:47.81 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012

Honours - 3000 Metres Steeplechase

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
The XXXI Olympic Games 5 8:16.75 Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 17 AUG 2016
15th IAAF World Championships 4h1 8:41.65 Beijing (National Stadium) 22 AUG 2015
14th IAAF World Championships 8 8:17.41 Moskva (Luzhniki) 15 AUG 2013
11th IAAF World Junior Championships 9h1 8:58.74 Beijing (Chaoyang Sport Center) 16 AUG 2006

Honours - U20 Race

Rank Mark Wind Place Date
33rd IAAF World Cross Country Championships 106 28:23 Saint-Galmier 20 MAR 2005

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