Vancouver’s Kieran Lumb is making noise in his last NCAA season on the Univerity of Washington. On the Dempsey Indoor Meet in Seattle, Wash., on Saturday afternoon, Lumb ran a blazing private greatest time of seven:43.27 over 3,000m to win the race by seven seconds, setting a brand new faculty report, meet report, NCAA and world lead within the indoor 3,000m.
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Lumb, 24, set a robust tempo early, gapping the sphere by nearly 100m on the 2,000m mark. He ended up successful the race by seven seconds over Sam Prakel, who represented Crew USA on the 2022 World Indoor Championships within the 1,500m. Lumb’s time broke a six-year meet and faculty report set by Colby Gilbert in 2017 (7:45.71).
His earlier greatest of seven:45.50 got here on the 2020 David Hemery Valentine Invitational at Boston College, which stands as the present U23 Canadian 3,000m report. Lumb was additionally the runner-up within the 10,000m on the PAC-12 Convention Championships final Could, qualifying him for the 2022 NCAA Championships, the place he completed seventeenth total.
This isn’t Lumb’s first NCAA and world lead—final January, he ran a 3:55-mile, which on the time, was the second quickest by a Canadian male (now third). Cameron Proceviat of Burnaby, B.C., broke Nate Brannen’s indoor report of three:54.32 on the Boston College Final Likelihood Meet in February 2022.
Lumb is considered one of Canada’s high up-and-coming distance runners, and will probably be a reputation to observe on nationwide groups for 2023 and 2024.