2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships – Men's 3000 metres

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Events at the
2011 European Athletics
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

The Men's 3000 metres event at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships was held on March 4 and 5 with the final being held on March 5 at 16:50 local time.[1]

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships
World record  Daniel Komen (KEN) 7:24.90 Budapest, Hungary 6 February 1998
European record  Sergio Sánchez (ESP) 7:32.41 Valencia, Spain 13 February 2010
Championship record  Mo Farah (GBR) 7:40.17 Madrid, Spain 7 March 2009
World Leading  Alamirew Yenew (ETH) 7:27.80 Stuttgart, Germany 5 February 2011
European Leading  Mo Farah (GBR) 7:35.81 Boston, United States 5 February 2011

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

First 3 in each heat and 3 best performers advance to the Final. The heats were held at 11:15.[2]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Hayle Ibrahimov  Azerbaijan 8:00.36 Q
2 2 Florian Carvalho  France 8:00.90 Q
3 3 Yohan Durand  France 8:01.24 Q
4 3 Halil Akkas  Turkey 8:01.38 Q
5 2 Jesús España  Spain 8:01.56 Q
6 3 Andy Baddeley  Great Britain 8:01.56 Q
7 3 Stefano La Rosa  Italy 8:01.89 q
8 2 Mert Girmalegese  Turkey 8:02.12 q
9 1 Mo Farah  Great Britain 8:02.37 Q
10 3 Siarhei Platonau  Belarus 8:02.46 q
11 1 Rui Silva  Portugal 8:02.69 Q
12 1 Daniele Meucci  Italy 8:02.71 Q
13 1 Francisco Javier Alves  Spain 8:02.90
14 2 Łukasz Parszczyński  Poland 8:03.14
15 3 Dan Mulhare  Ireland 8:04.57
16 2 Siarhei Chabiarak  Belarus 8:05.29
17 1 Sergey Ivanov  Russia 8:07.27
18 1 Mykola Labovskyy  Ukraine 8:08.17
19 1 Nordine Gezzar  France 8:10.69
20 3 Víctor García  Spain 8:11.31
21 1 Bjørnar Ustad Kristensen  Norway 8:11.63
22 3 Yegor Nikolayev  Russia 8:13.01 q*
23 2 Jonas Hamm  Finland 8:16.51
24 2 Adil Bouafif  Sweden 8:20.69
25 1 Sevak Yeghikyan  Armenia 8:23.83 NR
26 2 Valentin Smirnov  Russia 8:29.23

Note: Yegor Nikolayev qualified to the final by judge decision as during his race he collided with another athlete competing in different event.

Final[edit]

The final was held at 16:50.[3]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Mo Farah  Great Britain 7:53.00
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hayle Ibrahimov  Azerbaijan 7:53.32
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Halil Akkas  Turkey 7:54.19
4 Andy Baddeley  Great Britain 7:54.49 SB
5 Jesús España  Spain 7:54.66
6 Rui Silva  Portugal 7:59.49
7 Yohan Durand  France 8:02.40
8 Florian Carvalho  France 8:02.92
9 Mert Girmalegese  Turkey 8:04.00
10 Stefano La Rosa  Italy 8:04.12
11 Daniele Meucci  Italy 8:04.82
12 Yegor Nikolayev  Russia 8:05.49
13 Siarhei Platonau  Belarus 8:09.22

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