2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

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Events at the
2010 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

Athletics pictogram.svg
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

The men's 3000 metres at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held at the ASPIRE Dome on 12 and 14 March.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Bernard Lagat
 United States
Sergio Sánchez
 Spain
Sammy Alex Mutahi
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2010 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  Augustine Kiprono Choge (KEN) 7:31.75 Stockholm, Sweden 10 February 2010
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 (5000m)

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 12, 2010 17:10 Heats
March 14, 2010 17:05 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 4 in each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Augustine Kiprono Choge  Kenya 7:43.80 Q
2 1 Dejen Gebremeskel  Ethiopia 7:44.26 Q, PB
3 1 Sergio Sánchez  Spain 7:44.33 Q
4 1 James Kwalia  Qatar 7:44.61 Q, PB
5 1 Hais Welday  Eritrea 7:45.44 q, NR
6 1 Hicham Bellani  Morocco 7:50.46 q
7 2 Bernard Lagat  United States 7:59.99 Q, SB
8 2 Tariku Bekele  Ethiopia 8:00.29 Q
9 2 Sammy Alex Mutahi  Kenya 8:00.53 Q
10 2 Jesús España  Spain 8:00.65 Q
11 2 Galen Rupp  United States 8:00.90 q, SB
12 2 Essa Ismail Rashed  Qatar 8:01.08 q
13 2 Gezachw Yossef  Israel 8:03.62 SB
14 1 Hayle Ibrahimov  Azerbaijan 8:05.43 PB
15 2 Scott Overall  United Kingdom 8:08.02
16 1 Tareq Mubarak Taher  Bahrain 8:14.67 SB
17 1 Ion Luchianov  Moldova 8:15.91 SB
18 2 Marco Joseph  Tanzania 8:22.18 PB

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Gold medal icon.svg Bernard Lagat  United States 7:37.97 SB
Silver medal icon.svg Sergio Sánchez  Spain 7:39.55
Bronze medal icon.svg Sammy Alex Mutahi  Kenya 7:39.90
4 Tariku Bekele  Ethiopia 7:40.10
5 Galen Rupp  United States 7:42.40 PB
6 Jesús España  Spain 7:42.82 SB
7 Hicham Bellani  Morocco 7:44.15
8 James Kwalia  Qatar 7:46.12
9 Essa Ismail Rashed  Qatar 7:47.94 SB
10 Dejen Gebremeskel  Ethiopia 7:48.69
11 Augustine Kiprono Choge  Kenya 7:53.42
12 Hais Welday  Eritrea 8:04.10

References[edit]