Asafa Powell on his way to 9.77 World record equalling run in Gateshead 100m (Getty Images) © Copyright
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World Records ratified

MonteCarloThe following World Records have recently been ratified:

Men - senior

100m
9.77 Asafa Powell JAM, Gateshead, GBR, 11 Jun 06 (Wind +1.5)

Equals previous:
9.77 Asafa Powell JAM, Athens, GRE, 14 Jun 05 (Wind +1.6)
9.77 Justin Gatlin USA, Doha, QAT, 12 May 06 (Wind +1.7)


Women - senior

5000m
14:24.53 Meseret Defar ETH, New York, USA, 3 Jun 06

Previous:
14:24.68 Elvan Abeylegesse TUR, Bergen, NOR, 11 Jun 04


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