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World records ratified

The following world records have been ratified...

World records

Men's decathlon: 9126 Kevin Mayer (FRA) Talence 16 Sep 2018
Previous: 9045 Ashton Eaton (USA) Beijing 29 Aug 2015

Men's marathon: 2:01:39 Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) Berlin 16 Sep 2018
Previous: 2:02:57 Dennis Kimetto (KEN) Berlin 28 Sep 2014

World U20 records

Men's 5000m: 12:43.02 Selemon Barega (ETH) Brussels 31 Aug 2018
Previous: 12:47.53 Hagos Gebrhiwet (ETH) Paris 6 Jul 2012

Men's 110m hurdles: 12.99 (0.3m/s) Damion Thomas (JAM) Kingston 23 Jun 2018
Equalled: 12.99 (0.5m/s) Wilhem Belocian (FRA) Eugene 24 Jul 2014

Women's 4x100m: 43.27 Germany (Katrin Fehm, Keshia Kwadwo, Sophia Junk, Jennifer Montag) Grosseto 23 Jul 2017
Previous: 43.29 USA (Bianca Knight, Jeneba Tarmoh, Elizabeth Olear, Gabby Mayo) Eugene 8 Aug 2006

World indoor records

Men's 4x800m: 7:11.30 USA (Joe McAsey, Chris Giesting, Kyle Merber, Jesse Garn) Boston 25 Feb 2018
Previous: 7:13.11 USA (Richard Jones, David Torrence, Duane Solomon, Erik Sowinski) Boston 8 Feb 2014

Women's 4x800m: 8:05.89 USA (Chrishuna Williams, Raevyn Rogers, Charlene Lipsey, Ajee Wilson) New York 3 Feb 2018
Previous: 8:06.24 Russia (Aleksandra Bulanova, Yekaterina Martynova, Yelena Kofanova, Anna Balakshina) Moscow 18 Feb 2011


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