Yoann KOWAL

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    France France
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    28 MAY 1987
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14185672
Yoann Kowal, winner of the 3000m steeplechase at the European Championships (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 3000mSC 27 1169
Men's Overall Ranking 1070 1169

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 3000mSC 24 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 935 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:47.95 Oordegem (BEL) 03 JUL 2010 1085
1000 Metres 2:20.43 Perigueux (FRA) 29 MAY 2010 1064
1500 Metres 3:33.75 Paris (FRA) 08 JUL 2011 1192
3000 Metres 7:45.11 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016 1145
5000 Metres 13:34.29 Stockholm (SWE) 16 JUN 2016 1087
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:35.53 Bron (FRA) 15 JUN 2019 1077
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:12.53 Rabat (MAR) 09 JUN 2013 1200
10 Kilometres 28:42 Moirans (FRA) 25 MAR 2018 1077
4x1500 Metres Relay 14:52.52 Nice (FRA) 18 SEP 2011 1200

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:49.58 Bordeaux (FRA) 30 JAN 2010 1093
1000 Metres 2:24.20 Aubiére (FRA) 05 JAN 2008 1045
1500 Metres 3:38.07 Stuttgart (GER) 05 FEB 2011 1184
2000 Metres 5:04.18 Bordeaux (FRA) 26 JAN 2013 1132
3000 Metres 7:44.26 Liévin (FRA) 14 FEB 2012 1174

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:46.46 Bron (FRA) 15 JUN 2019 1021
3000 Metres 8:19.44 Cognac (FRA) 05 MAY 2019 945
2000 Metres Steeplechase 5:35.53 Bron (FRA) 15 JUN 2019 1077
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:26.16 Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019 1139

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:44.90 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 01 FEB 2019 1090
3000 Metres 7:50.97 Sabadell (ESP) 06 FEB 2019 1133

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 1:50.14 Cenon (FRA) 19 MAY 2012
2011 1:50.97 Perigueux (FRA) 11 JUN 2011
2010 1:47.95 Oordegem (BEL) 03 JUL 2010
2009 1:50.45 Sofia (BUL) 09 JUN 2009
2008 1:52.14 Pessac (FRA) 17 MAY 2008

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 2:20.43 Perigueux (FRA) 29 MAY 2010

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 3:46.46 Bron (FRA) 15 JUN 2019
2017 3:36.96 Marseille (FRA) 03 JUN 2017
2016 3:41.02 Perigueux (FRA) 28 MAY 2016
2015 3:38.56 Montbéliard (FRA) 05 JUN 2015
2014 3:39.46 Montreuil-sous-Bois (FRA) 07 JUL 2014
2013 3:40.08 Algiers (ALG) 18 JUN 2013
2012 3:35.03 Monaco (MON) 20 JUL 2012
2011 3:33.75 Paris (FRA) 08 JUL 2011
2010 3:35.14 Roma (ITA) 10 JUN 2010
2009 3:35.39 Monaco (MON) 28 JUL 2009
2008 3:35.95 Paris (FRA) 18 JUL 2008
2007 3:42.90 Carquefou (FRA) 22 JUN 2007
2006 3:48.06 Cahors (FRA) 30 JUN 2006
2005 3:53.10 Castres (FRA) 25 JUN 2005

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 8:19.44 Cognac (FRA) 05 MAY 2019
2017 7:59.61 Lille (FRA) 25 JUN 2017
2016 7:45.11 Paris (FRA) 27 AUG 2016
2015 7:54.31 Poitiers (FRA) 19 SEP 2015
2013 7:57.74 Poitiers (FRA) 21 SEP 2013
2011 7:56.88 Montgeron (FRA) 15 MAY 2011
2010 8:05.00 Foix (FRA) 24 APR 2010
2009 8:05.81 Libourne (FRA) 16 MAY 2009
2008 8:01.04 Sotteville (FRA) 15 JUN 2008
2007 8:08.48 Bordeaux (FRA) 05 JUL 2007
2006 8:26.87 Bordeaux (FRA) 17 JUN 2006
2005 8:24.50 Bordeaux (FRA) 08 JUN 2005

Outdoor

5000 Metres

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

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 28:42 Moirans (FRA) 25 MAR 2018
2017 28:54 Houilles (FRA) 31 DEC 2017
2016 29:14 Magny-le-Hongre (FRA) 13 MAR 2016
2015 31:14 Houilles (FRA) 27 DEC 2015
2014 30:38 Houilles (FRA) 28 DEC 2014
2013 29:10 Houilles (FRA) 29 DEC 2013
2012 29:36 Perigueux (FRA) 01 DEC 2012
2011 29:01 Houilles (FRA) 18 DEC 2011
2008 30:20 Issy-les-Moulineaux (FRA) 14 DEC 2008

Outdoor

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2019 5:35.53 Bron (FRA) 15 JUN 2019
2006 5:37.10 Les Sables (FRA) 30 JUL 2006

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
2019 8:26.16 Monaco (MON) 12 JUL 2019
2018 8:27.08 Montbéliard (FRA) 01 JUN 2018
2017 8:15.60 Roma (ITA) 08 JUN 2017
2016 8:16.21 Bruxelles (BEL) 09 SEP 2016
2015 8:18.38 Rabat (MAR) 14 JUN 2015
2014 8:25.50 Braunschweig (GER) 22 JUN 2014
2013 8:12.53 Rabat (MAR) 09 JUN 2013
2012 8:21.66 Bruxelles (BEL) 07 SEP 2012
2011 8:41.07 Bordeaux (FRA) 07 MAY 2011
2009 9:02.38 Talence (FRA) 01 MAY 2009
2008 8:34.66 Pezenas (FRA) 31 MAY 2008
2007 8:36.11 Debrecen (HUN) 13 JUL 2007
2006 8:56.54 St-Maur (FRA) 21 JUN 2006

Outdoor

4x1500 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
2011 14:52.52 Nice (FRA) 18 SEP 2011

Indoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2009/10 1:49.58 Bordeaux (FRA) 30 JAN 2010

Indoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2008/09 2:26.43 Aubiére (FRA) 10 JAN 2009
2007/08 2:24.20 Aubiére (FRA) 05 JAN 2008

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:44.90 Val-de-Reuil (FRA) 01 FEB 2019
2014/15 3:39.22 Karlsruhe (GER) 31 JAN 2015
2013/14 3:45.32 Bordeaux (FRA) 23 FEB 2014
2011/12 3:38.51 Stockholm (SWE) 23 FEB 2012
2010/11 3:38.07 Stuttgart (GER) 05 FEB 2011
2009/10 3:39.28 Liévin (FRA) 05 MAR 2010
2008/09 3:38.59 Paris (FRA) 13 FEB 2009
2007/08 3:41.11 Stuttgart (GER) 02 FEB 2008

Indoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012/13 5:04.18 Bordeaux (FRA) 26 JAN 2013

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 7:50.97 Sabadell (ESP) 06 FEB 2019
2017/18 7:54.40 Metz (FRA) 11 FEB 2018
2014/15 8:06.73 Mondeville (FRA) 07 FEB 2015
2013/14 7:49.36 Bordeaux (FRA) 26 JAN 2014
2012/13 7:46.72 Karlsruhe (GER) 02 FEB 2013
2011/12 7:44.26 Liévin (FRA) 14 FEB 2012
2010/11 7:46.19 Karlsruhe (GER) 13 FEB 2011
2007/08 8:02.89 Mondeville (FRA) 26 JAN 2008
2006/07 8:18.03 Bordeaux (FRA) 03 FEB 2007
2005/06 8:24.31 Bordeaux (FRA) 21 JAN 2006
2004/05 8:36.81 Bordeaux (FRA) 15 JAN 2005

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:16.75 Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 17 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
8. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:17.41 Moskva (RUS) 15 AUG 2013

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
7. 1500 Metres 3:39.30 Split (CRO) 04 SEP 2010

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:26.66 Zürich (SUI) 14 AUG 2014
3. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:30.79 Amsterdam (NED) 08 JUL 2016
4. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:36.77 Berlin (GER) 09 AUG 2018
5. 1500 Metres 3:43.71 Barcelona (ESP) 30 JUL 2010

Honours - Francophone Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:43.79 Nice (FRA) 14 SEP 2013

Honours - European Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 3:44.75 Torino (ITA) 08 MAR 2009
4. 3000 Metres 7:50.89 Göteborg (SWE) 02 MAR 2013

Honours - European Team Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:25.50 Braunschweig (GER) 22 JUN 2014
3. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:38.76 Gateshead (GBR) 23 JUN 2013
3. 1500 Metres 3:42.73 Leiria (POR) 20 JUN 2009

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:39.19 Marseille (FRA) 15 JUL 2017
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:37.41 Villeneuve d'Ascq (FRA) 12 JUL 2015
1. 3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:49.14 Reims (FRA) 13 JUL 2014
1. 1500 Metres 3:45.04 Valence (FRA) 09 JUL 2010
1. 1500 Metres 3:43.42 Albi (FRA) 25 JUL 2008

Honours - National Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:45.32 Bordeaux (FRA) 23 FEB 2014
Results in:

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 JUN 2019 Challenge Meeting, Bron FRAFRA F F1 14. 3:46.46

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
01 FEB 2019 Meeting de l'Eure, Val-de-Reuil FRAFRA D F 10. 3:44.90

3000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
05 MAY 2019 Interclubs, Cognac FRAFRA F F 1. 8:19.44

3000 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
06 FEB 2019 Míting Internacional, Sabadell ESPESP F F 2. 7:50.97
16 FEB 2019 French Ind. Ch., Miramas FRAFRA D F 3. 7:52.46
01 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A H2 3. 7:55.42
02 MAR 2019 European Indoor Championships, Glasgow GBRGBR A F 9. 8:02.85

2000 Metres Steeplechase

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 JUN 2019 Regional Ch., Bron FRAFRA F F 1. 5:35.53

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
12 JUL 2019 Herculis, Monaco MONMON GW F 14. 8:26.16
27 JUL 2019 French Ch., St-Etienne FRAFRA B F1 2. 8:36.91
11 AUG 2019 European Athletics Team Championships Super League, Bydgoszcz POLPOL B F 7. 8:40.60

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