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The track and field governing body (IAAF) ratified three new world records on Wednesday, August 24. 

Cuban Yalanmis Aguilar set a new world Junior U20 record in javelin by throwing 63.86 last year on August 2 in Edmonton Canada. Aguilar broke 7-years-old record of 63.01m by Ukraine's Vera Rebryk. 

IAAF ratified Finland's Wilma Murto world junior U20 record in pole vault of 4.71m she set at the indoor meeting in Zweibrucken this year on January 31. 

Finally IAAF approved  the 30km world record that was set during the London marathon on April 24.  Kenyana Stanley Biwott  and Eliud Kipchoge, the Rio Olympics marathon gold medalist, passed 30 KM marker together in 1:27:13 beating old world record Emmanuel Mutai (KEN) by 24 seconds.


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