2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men
Bernard Lagat en route to victory.

The men's 3000 metres at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place March 9 and 10 at the Ataköy Athletics Arena.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Bernard Lagat
 United States
Augustine Kiprono Choge
 Kenya
Edwin Soi
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Daniel Komen (KEN) 7:24.90 Budapest, Hungary 6 February 1998
Championship record  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 7:34.71 Paris, France 9 March 1997
World Leading  Edwin Soi (KEN) 7:29.94 Karlsruhe, Germany 12 February 2012
African record  Daniel Komen (KEN) 7:24.90 Budapest, Hungary 6 February 1998
Asian record  Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT) 7:39.77 Pattaya, Thailand 11 February 2006
European record  Sergio Sánchez (ESP) 7:32.41 Valencia, Spain 13 February 2010
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Bernard Lagat (USA) 7:32.43 Birmingham, Great Britain 17 February 2007
Oceanian Record  Craig Mottram (AUS) 7:34.50 Boston, United States 26 January 2008
South American record  Jacinto Navarrete (COL) 7:49.46 Seville, Spain 10 March 1991

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor Outdoor
7:54.00 7:44.00 or 13:19.00 (5000 m)

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 19:05 Heats
March 11, 2012 15:10 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

[1]

Qualification: First 4 of each heat (Q) plus the 4 fastest qualified (q).

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Edwin Soi  Kenya 7:49.49 Q
2 1 Craig Mottram  Australia 7:49.62 Q, SB
3 1 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro  Uganda 7:49.71 Q
4 1 Yenew Alamirew  Ethiopia 7:49.92 Q
5 1 Lopez Lomong  United States 7:50.36 q, SB
6 1 Yoann Kowal  France 7:50.47 q
7 1 Arne Gabius  Germany 7:50.70 q
8 1 Elroy Gelant  South Africa 7:52.35 q, PB
9 1 Bilisuma Shugi  Bahrain 7:53.62
10 1 Juan Luis Barrios  Mexico 7:54.07 NR
11 2 Augustine Kiprono Choge  Kenya 7:57.49 Q
12 2 Mo Farah  Great Britain 7:57.59 Q
13 2 Bernard Lagat  United States 7:57.68 Q
14 2 Dejen Gebremeskel  Ethiopia 7:57.69 Q
15 2 Hayle Ibrahimov  Azerbaijan 7:57.79
16 2 Yohan Durand  France 7:59.10
17 2 Victor García  Spain 7:59.85
18 2 Polat Kemboi Arıkan  Turkey 8:02.37
19 2 Alemu Bekele  Bahrain 8:02.83
20 2 Robert Kajuga  Rwanda 8:07.44 PB
21 2 Cornelius Panga  Tanzania 8:15.20 PB

Final[edit]

9 athletes from 7 countries participated. The final started at at 15:10.[2]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Bernard Lagat  United States 7:41.44 SB
2 Augustine Kiprono Choge  Kenya 7:41.77
3 Edwin Cheruiyot Soi  Kenya 7:41.78
4 Mo Farah  Great Britain 7:41.79
5 Dejen Gebremeskel  Ethiopia 7:42.60
6 Lopez Lomong  United States 7:44.16 PB
7 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro  Uganda 7:44.59
8 Arne Gabius  Germany 7:45.01
9 Yenew Alamirew  Ethiopia 7:45.15
10 Yoann Kowal  France 7:47.81
11 Craig Mottram  Australia 7:48.23 SB
12 Elroy Gelant  South Africa 7:48.64 NR

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