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World Records ratified

MonteCarloThe following World Records, which were set earlier this year, have recently been ratified.

Men – Senior

10,000m
26:17.53 Kenenisa Bekele ETH, Brussels, BEL, 26 Aug 05

Previous: 26:20.31 Kenenisa Bekele ETH, Ostrava, CZE, 8 Jun 04


Men – Junior

3000m
7:28.78 Augustine K. Choge (87) KEN, Doha, QAT, 13 May 05

Previous: 7:30.67 Kenenisa Bekele (82) ETH, Brussels, BEL, 24 Aug 01


10,000m
26:41.75 Samuel Wanjiru (86) KEN, Brussels, BEL, 26 Aug 05

Previous: 27:04.00 Boniface Kiprop (85), UGA, Brussels, BEL, 3 Sep 04


Women – Senior

Hammer Throw
77.06m Tatyana Lysenko RUS, Moscow, RUS, 15 Jul 05

Previous: 76.07 Mihaela  Melinte ROM, Rüdlingen, SUI, 29 Aug 99


Women – Junior

Pole Vault
4.48m Silke Spiegelburg (86) GER, Münster, GER, 25 Aug 05

Previous: 4.47i Yelena Isinbayeva (82) RUS, Budapest, HUN, 10 Feb 01

Hammer Throw
73.24m Wenxiu Zhang (86) CHN, Changsha, CHN, 24 Jun 2005

Previous: 72.37 Wenxiu Zhang (86) CHN, Nanning, CHN, 18 Apr 04


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