Elroy GELANT

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    South Africa South Africa
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    25 AUG 1986
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    244723
South African distance runner Elroy Gelant (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 10,000m 533 1009
Men's Overall Ranking 2398 1096
Men's Road Running 180 1096

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 10,000m 461 for 3 weeks
Men's Marathon 239 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 1267 for 1 week
Men's Road Running 163 for 2 weeks
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:47.74 Germiston (RSA) 22 FEB 2008 1091
1000 Metres 2:28.56 Potchefstroom (RSA) 29 JAN 2019 898
1500 Metres 3:37.97 Hengelo (NED) 24 MAY 2015 1134
One Mile 3:59.29 Potchefstroom (RSA) 20 APR 2013 1083
3000 Metres 7:41.38 Ostrava (CZE) 25 MAY 2012 1168
5000 Metres 13:04.88 Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016 1192
10,000 Metres 27:41.30 Durban (RSA) 27 APR 2013 1161
10 Kilometres 28:18 Bellville (RSA) 03 JUN 2017 1114
12 Kilometres 33:42 Cape Town (RSA) 15 MAY 2016 0
15 Kilometres 45:50 Cape Town (RSA) 12 MAR 2011 969
Half Marathon 1:01:10 København (DEN) 29 MAR 2014 1144
30 Kilometres 1:36:14 Cape Town (RSA) 09 JAN 2011 985
Marathon 2:12:49 Cape Town (RSA) 17 SEP 2017 1112

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres 7:39.55 Gent (BEL) 09 FEB 2014 1204

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1000 Metres 2:28.56 Potchefstroom (RSA) 29 JAN 2019 898
3000 Metres 8:52.88 Potchefstroom (RSA) 29 JAN 2019 768
10,000 Metres 29:31.09 Potchefstroom (RSA) 08 MAR 2019 996
Half Marathon 1:03:20 Cape Town (RSA) 20 APR 2019 1057

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 1:49.81 Potchefstroom (RSA) 24 MAR 2012
2008 1:47.74 Germiston (RSA) 22 FEB 2008
2007 1:49.23 Potchefstroom (RSA) 02 FEB 2007
2005 1:51.40 Potchefstroom (RSA) 15 MAR 2005
2003 1:52.55 Durban (RSA) 12 APR 2003

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 2:28.56 Potchefstroom (RSA) 29 JAN 2019

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 3:40.88 Oordegem (BEL) 29 MAY 2016
2015 3:37.97 Hengelo (NED) 24 MAY 2015
2012 3:44.55 Johannesburg (RSA) 27 APR 2012
2011 4:00.21 Nice (FRA) 18 SEP 2011
2010 3:39.76 Brazzaville (CGO) 30 MAY 2010
2009 3:38.59 Uden (NED) 27 JUN 2009
2008 3:41.76 Durban (RSA) 08 FEB 2008
2007 3:43.20 Kessel-Lo (BEL) 09 JUN 2007
2006 3:48.72 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 11 FEB 2006
2005 3:51.22 Potchefstroom (RSA) 22 FEB 2005

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2013 3:59.29 Potchefstroom (RSA) 20 APR 2013
2011 4:01.69 Oudtshoorn (RSA) 12 DEC 2011

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 8:52.88 Potchefstroom (RSA) 29 JAN 2019
2017 8:01.27 Potchefstroom (RSA) 04 APR 2017
2016 7:56.40 St-Denis-Réunion (FRA) 23 APR 2016
2015 7:47.35 London (GBR) 24 JUL 2015
2014 7:44.20 Hengelo (NED) 08 JUN 2014
2013 7:44.83 Sotteville (FRA) 08 JUL 2013
2012 7:41.38 Ostrava (CZE) 25 MAY 2012
2011 7:41.59 Metz (FRA) 27 JUN 2011
2010 8:04.50 Potchefstroom (RSA) 04 MAR 2010
2009 7:54.36 Gent (BEL) 21 JUL 2009
2008 8:15.29 Herentals (BEL) 15 JUN 2008
2007 8:21.54 Lier (BEL) 17 JUN 2007

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018 14:10.91 Potchefstroom (RSA) 27 FEB 2018
2017 14:05.59 Potchefstroom (RSA) 21 APR 2017
2016 13:04.88 Hengelo (NED) 22 MAY 2016
2015 13:28.69 Ostrava (CZE) 26 MAY 2015
2014 13:26.53 Oordegem (BEL) 31 MAY 2014
2013 13:15.87 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 13 JUL 2013
2012 13:25.98 Stellenbosch (RSA) 20 MAR 2012
2011 13:25.09 Uden (NED) 02 JUL 2011
2010 13:25.88 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 19 FEB 2010
2009 13:59.35 Beograd (SRB) 10 JUL 2009

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 29:31.09 Potchefstroom (RSA) 08 MAR 2019
2018 29:28.67 Potchefstroom (RSA) 27 FEB 2018
2017 28:16.54 Durban (RSA) 28 FEB 2017
2014 30:47.04 Pretoria (RSA) 25 APR 2014
2013 27:41.30 Durban (RSA) 27 APR 2013
2012 29:07.02 Johannesburg (RSA) 27 APR 2012

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2018 29:01 Durban (RSA) 14 OCT 2018
2017 28:18 Bellville (RSA) 03 JUN 2017
2016 28:50 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 02 APR 2016
2015 29:10 Cape Town (RSA) 20 SEP 2015
2014 28:51 Cape Town (RSA) 21 SEP 2014
2013 29:38 George (RSA) 26 DEC 2013
2012 28:36 Kimberley (RSA) 19 MAY 2012
2011 29:56 Cape Town (RSA) 02 MAR 2011
2010 30:14 Cape Town (RSA) 22 DEC 2010
2008 30:31 Stellenbosch (RSA) 30 AUG 2008

Outdoor

12 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2017 33:54 Cape Town (RSA) 21 MAY 2017
2016 33:42 Cape Town (RSA) 15 MAY 2016
2015 34:51 Cape Town (RSA) 17 MAY 2015

Outdoor

15 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2011 45:50 Cape Town (RSA) 12 MAR 2011
2010 49:00 Table View (RSA) 11 DEC 2010

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2019 1:03:20 Cape Town (RSA) 20 APR 2019
2018 1:01:48 Port Elizabeth (RSA) 28 JUL 2018
2016 1:03:40 Cape Town (RSA) 26 MAR 2016
2015 1:02:47 København (DEN) 13 SEP 2015
2014 1:01:10 København (DEN) 29 MAR 2014
2013 1:03:34 East London (RSA) 21 SEP 2013
2012 1:02:59 Cape Town (RSA) 26 AUG 2012

Outdoor

30 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2011 1:36:14 Cape Town (RSA) 09 JAN 2011

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2017 2:12:49 Cape Town (RSA) 17 SEP 2017

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013/14 7:39.55 Gent (BEL) 09 FEB 2014
2011/12 7:48.64 Istanbul (TUR) 11 MAR 2012

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
7. 3000 Metres 7:57.31 Sopot (POL) 09 MAR 2014

Honours - African Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 5000 Metres 13:15.13 Durban (RSA) 26 JUN 2016
7. 5000 Metres 13:54.93 Porto Novo (BEN) 01 JUL 2012

Honours - World University Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 5000 Metres 14:07.97 Beograd (SRB) 12 JUL 2009

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 29:09.87 Potchefstroom (RSA) 22 APR 2017
Results in:

1000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 JAN 2019 ACNW League 1, Potchefstroom RSARSA F F 2. 2:28.56

3000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
29 JAN 2019 ACNW League 1, Potchefstroom RSARSA F F 4. 8:52.88

10,000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
08 MAR 2019 ACNW Ch., Potchefstroom RSARSA F F 1. 29:31.09

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
20 APR 2019 Two Oceans Half Marathon, Cape Town RSARSA E F 1. 1:03:20

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