World Records Stats for Fans of IAAF World Track and Field Championships

August 1, 2013 0

2013 IAAF World Track and Field Championships start on August 10th and run through to August 18th. They take place in Moscow, Russia.

Below are the current men’s and women’s world records. Most events listed below take place during the IAAF World Track and Field Championships and Olympic Games.

Men:

100m – Usain Bolt – 9.58 – JAM – 2009

200m – Usain Bolt – 19.19 – JAM – 2009

400m -  Michael Johnson – 43:18 – USA – 1999

800m – David Rudisha – 1:40.91 – KEN – 2012

1000m – Noah Ngeny – 2:11.96 – KEN – 1999

1500m – Hicham El Guerrouj – 3:26.00 – MAR – 1998

1 Mile – Hicham El Guerrouj – 3:43.13 – MAR – 1999

2000m – Hicham El Guerrouj – 4:44.79 – MAR – 1999

3000m – Daniel Komen – 7:20.67 – KEN – 1996

5000m – Kenenisa Bekele – 12:37.35 – ETH – 2004

10000m – Kenenisa Bekele – 26:17:53 – ETH – 2005

20000m – Haile Gebreselassie - 56:26.00 – ETH – 2007

One Hour – Haile Gebreseelassie – 21.285m – ETH – 2007

25000m – Moses Mosop – 1:12:25.40 – KEN – 2011

30000m – Moses Mosop – 1:26:47.40 – KEN – 2011

3000m steeple chase – Saif Saaeed Shaheen – 7:53.63 – QAT – 2004

110m hurdles – Aries Merritt – 12.80 – USA  – 2012

400m hurdles – Kevin young – 46.78 – USA – 1992

High jump – Javier Sotomayor – 2.45 – CUB – 1993

Pole Vault – Sergey Bubka – 6.14 – UKR – 1994

Long jump – Mike Powell – 8.95 – USA – 1991

Triple jump – Jonathan Edwards – 18.29 – USA – 1990

Shot put – Randy Barnes – 23.12 – USA – 1990

Discus throw – Jurgen Schult – 74.08 – GDR – 1986

Hammer throw – Yuriy Sedykh – 86.74 – URS – 1986

Javelin throw – Jan Zelezny – 98.48 – CZE – 1996

Decathlon – Ashton Eaton – 9039 – USA – 2012

20000m Walk – Bernardo Segura – 1:17:25.60 – MEX – 1994

Two hour Walk – Maurizio Damilano – 29,572m – ITA – 1992

30000m – Maurizio Damilano – 2:01:44.10 – ITA – 1992

50000m Walk – Yohan Diniz – 3:35:27.20 – FRA – 2011

4 x 100m -  Nesta Cater, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt – 36.84 – JAM – 2012

4 x 200m – Michael Marsh, Leroy Burrell, Floyd Heard, Carl Lewis – 1:18.68 – USA – 1994

4 x 400m – Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Butch Reynolds, Michael Johnson – 2:54.29 – USA – 1993

4 x 800m – Joseph Mutua, William Yiampoy, Ismael Kombich, Wifred Bungei – 7:02.43 – KEN – 2005

4 x 1500m – William Biwott, Gideon Gathimba, Geoffrey Rono, Augustine Choge – 14:36.23 – KEN – 2009

Road:

10k – Leonard Komon – 26:44 – KEN – 2010

15k – Leonard Komon – 41:13 – KEN – 2010

20k – Zersenay Tadese – 55:21 – ERI – 1994

Half  Marathon – Zerseney Tadese – 58:23 – ERI

25k – Dennis Kimetto – 1:11:18 – KEN – 2011

30k – Patrick Makau – 1:27:38 – KEN – 2011

Marathon – Patrick Makau – 2:02:38 – KEN – 2011

100k – Takahiro Sunada – 6:13:33 – JPN – 1998

Ekiden (6-stage)  – Josphat Ndambiri, Martin Mathathi, Daniel Mwangi, Onesmus Nyerre, John Kariuki – 1:57:06 – KEN – 2005

20k Walk – Vladimir Kanaykin – 1:17:16 – RUS – 2007

50k Walk – Denis Nizhegorodov – 3:34:14 – RUS – 2008

Women:

100m – 10.49 – Florence Griffith Joyner – USA – 1988

200m – 21.34 – Florence Griffith Joyner – USA – 1988

400m – 47.60 – Marita Koch – GDR – 1985

800m – Jarmila Kratochvilova – TCH – 1983

1000m – Svetlanda Masterkova – RUS – 1996

1500m – Qu Yunxia – CHN – 3:50.46 – 1993

1 mile – Svetlana Masterkova – 4:12.56 – RUS – 1996

2000m – Sonia O’Sullivan – 5:25.36 – IRL – 1994

3000m – Wang Junxia – 8:06.11 – CHN – 1993

5000m – Tirunesh Dibaba – 14:11.15 – ETH – 2008

10000m – Wang Junxia – 29:31.78 – CHN – 1993

One Hour – Dire Tune – 18,517m – ETH – 2008

20000m – Tegla Loroupe – 65:26.60 – KEN – 2000

25000m – Tegla Loroupe – 1:27:05.90 – KEN – 2002

30000m – Tegla Loroupe – 1:45:50.0 – KEN – 2003

3000m – Steeplechase – Gulnara Galkina – RUS – 2008

100m Hurdles – Tordanka Donkova – 12.21 – BUL – 1988

400m Hurdles – Yuliya Pechonkina – 52.34 – RUS – 2003

High jump – Stefka Kisadinova – 2.09 – BUL – 1987

Pole Vault – Yelena Isinbaeva – 5.06 – RUS – 2009

Long jump – Galina Chistyakova – 7.52 – URS – 1988

Triple jump – Inessa Kravets – 15.50 – UKR – 1995

Shot Put – Natalya Lisovskaya – 76.80  – URS – 1987

Discus Throw – Gabriele Reisch – 76.80 – GDR – 1988

Hammer Throw – Betty Heidler – 79.42 – GER – 2011

Javelin Throw – Barbora Spotakova – 72.28 – CZE – 2008

Heptathlon – Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 7291 – USA – 1988

Decathlon – Austra Skujyte – 8358 – LTU – 2005

10000m Walk  – Nadyezhda Ryashkina – 41:56.23 – 1990

20000m Walk – Olimpiada Ivanova – 1:26:52.3 – RUS – 2001

4 x 100m – Tuanna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter – 40.82 – USA – 2012

4 x 200m – LaTasha Jenkins, LaTasha Colander-Richardson, Nanceedn Perry, Marion Jones – 1:27.46 – USA – 2000

4 x 400m – Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina – 3:15.17 – USSR – 1988

4 x 800m – Nadyezhda Olizarenko, Lyubov Gurina, Lyidmila Borisova, Irina Podalovskaya – 7:50.17 – USSR – 1984

Road:

10k – Paula Radcliffe – 30:21 – GBR – 2003

15k – Tirunesh Dibaba – 46:28 – ETH – 2009

20k – Mary Keitany – 62:36 – KEN – 2011

Half  Marathon – Mary Keitany – 65:50 – KEN – 2011

25k – Mary Keitany – 1:19:53 – KEN – 2010

30k – Liliya Shobukova – 1:38:23 – RUS – 2011

Marathon – Paula Radcliffe – 2:15:25 – GBR – 2003

100k – Tomeo Abe – 6:33:11 – JPN – 2000

Ekiden (6-stage)  -  Jiang Bo, Dong Yanmei, Zhao Fengdi, Ma Zaijie, Lan Lixin, Li Na – 2:11:41 – CHN

20k walk – Yelena Lashmanova – 1:25:02 – RUS – 2012

 

 

 

 

 

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