2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

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Events at the
2012 World Junior
Championships in Athletics

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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
10,000 m walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The men's 10000 metres at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 10 July.[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Yigrem Demelash
 Ethiopia
Philemon Kipchilis Cheboi
 Kenya
Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

World Junior Record  Samuel Wanjiru (KEN) 26:41.75 Brussels, Belgium 26 August 2005
Championship Record  Josphat Kipkoech Bett (KEN) 27:30.85 Bydgoszcz, Poland 9 July 2008
World Junior Leading  Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui (KEN) 27:08.44 Eugene, OR, United States 1 June 2012

Results[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Note
1st, gold medalist(s) Yigrem Demelash  Ethiopia 28:16.07 PB
2nd, silver medalist(s) Philemon Kipchilis Cheboi  Kenya 28:23.98 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui  Kenya 28:30.47
4 Kinde Atanaw  Ethiopia 28:53.02
5 Moses Martin Kurong  Uganda 29:06.87
6 Kenta Murayama  Japan 29:40.56
7 Ken Yokote  Japan 29:41.81 SB
8 Rahul Kumar Pal  India 29:42.15 PB
9 Zakaria Boudad  Morocco 30:21.07
10 Daniele D'Onofrio  Italy 31:07.70
11 Jacob Kildoo  United States 31:09.94
12 Matías Silva  Chile 31:10.40
13 Angel Ronco  Spain 31:18.35
14 Claudiu Costin Cimpoeru  Romania 31:20.74 PB
15 Ryan Pickering  United States 31:33.69
16 Edwin Haroldo Pirir  Guatemala 31:37.53
17 Samuel Barata  Portugal 31:42.17
18 Jonas Koller  Germany 31:42.81
19 Myeongjun Son  South Korea 31:45.17
20 Youcef Addouche  Algeria 31:45.29
21 Áron Tóth  Hungary 31:50.25
22 Yerson Orellana  Peru 31:51.98
23 Binlu Wang  China 31:53.86
24 Kevin Dooney  Ireland 31:56.41
25 Ibrahim Ahmed  Canada 32:06.73
26 Lucas Jaramillo  Chile 32:09.18
27 Oleksiy Obukhovskyy  Ukraine 32:27.04
28 Demeke Teshale  Israel 33:01.37
29 Alexandre Lavigne  Canada 33:07.04
30 Yuriy Datsko  Ukraine 33:14.32
31 Zendio Daza  Peru 33:21.21
32 Akoye Derseh  Israel 35:16.30
Mouloud Madoui  Algeria DNF
Artur Bossy  Spain DNF
Abdelmunaim Yahya Adam  Sudan DNS

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 34 athletes from 23 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

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