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List of athletics world records

05 August 2013, 15:34

Moscow - Following are the world records ahead of the world athletics championships from August 10-18:


100 meters - 9.58, Usain Bolt (Jamaica) Berlin 16/08/2009

200 meters - 19.19, Usain Bolt (Jamaica) Berlin 20/08/2009

400 meters - 43.18, Michael Johnson (United States) Seville 26/08/1999

800 meters - 1:40.91, David Rudisha (Kenya) London 09/08/2012

1,500 meters - 3:26.00, Hicham El Guerrouj (Morocco) Rome 14/07/1998

5000 meters - 12:37.35, Kenenisa Bekele (Ethiopia) Hengelo 31/05/2004

10,000 meters - 26:17.53, Kenenisa Bekele (Ethiopia) Brussels 26/08/2005

Marathon - 2:03.38, Patrick Musyoki (Kenya) Berlin 25/09/2011

3,000 meters steeplechase - 7:53.63, Saif Saaeed Shaheen (Qatar) Brussels 03/09/2004

110 meters hurdles - 12.80, Aries Merritt (United States) Brussels 07.09/2012

400 meters hurdles - 46.78, Kevin Young (United States) Barcelona 06/08/1992

High Jump - 2.45m, Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) Salamanca 27/07/1993

Pole Vault - 6.14m, Sergey Bubka (Ukraine) Sestriere 31/07/1994

Long Jump - 8.95m, Mike Powell (United States) Tokyo 30/08/1991

Triple Jump - 18.29m, Jonathan Edwards (Britain) Gothenburg 07/08/1995

Shot Put - 23.12m, Randy Barnes (United States) Westwood 20/05/1990

Discus Throw - 74.08m, Jurgen Schult (German Democratic Republic) Neubrandenburg 06/06/1986

Hammer Throw - 86.74m, Yuriy Sedykh (USSR) Stuttgart 30/08/1986

Javelin Throw - 98.48m, Jan Zelezny (Czech Republic) Jena 25/05/1996

Decathlon - 9,039pts, Ashton Eaton (United States) Eugene 23/06/2012

20 Kilometers Walk - 1:17:16 Vladimir Kanaykin (Russia) Saransk 29/09/2007

50 Kilometers Walk - 3:34:14 Denis Nizhegorodov (Russia) Cheboksary 11/05/2008

4x100 meters relay - 36.84 Jamaica, London 11/08/2012 (Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Yohan Blake, Usain Bolt)

4x400 meters relay - 2:54.29, United States, Stuttgart 22/08/1993 (Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Harry Reynolds, Michael Johnson)


100 meters - 10.49, Florence Griffith-Joyner (United States) Indianapolis 16/07/1988

200 meters - 21.34, Florence Griffith-Joyner (United States) Seoul 29/09/1988

400 meters - 47.60, Marita Koch (German Democratic Republic) Canberra 06/10/1985

800 meters - 1:53.28, Jarmila Kratochvilova (Czech Republic) Munich 26/07/1983

1,500 meters - 3:50.46, Qu Yunxia (China) Beijing 11/09/1993

5,000 meters - 14:11.15, Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia) Oslo 06/06/2008

10,000 meters - 29:31.78, Wang Junxia (China) Beijing 08/09/1993

Marathon - 2:15:25, Paula Radcliffe (Britain) London 13/04/2003

3,000 meters steeplechase - 8:58.81, Gulnara Galkina (Russia) Beijing 17/08/2008

100 meters hurdles - 12.21, Yordanka Donkova (Bulgaria) Stara Zagora 20/08/1988

400 meters hurdles - 52.34, Yuliya Pechenkina (Russia) Tula 08/08/2003

High Jump - 2.09m, Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria) Rome 30/08/1987

Pole Vault - 5.06m, Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia) Zurich 28/08/2009

Long Jump - 7.52m, Galina Chistyakova (USSR) Leningrad 11/06/1988

Triple Jump - 15.50m, Inessa Kravets (Ukraine) Gothenburg 10/08/1995

Shot Put - 22.63m, Natalya Lisovskaya (USSR) Moscow 07/06/1987

Discus - 76.80m, Gabriele Reinsch (German Democratic Republic) Neubrandenburg 09/07/1988

Hammer - 79.42m, Betty Heidler (Germany) Halle 21/05/2011

Javelin - 72.28m, Barbora Spotakova (Czech Republic) Stuttgart 13/09/2008

Heptathlon - 7,291pts, Jackie Joyner-Kersee (United States) Seoul 24/09/1988

20 Kilometers Walk - 1:25.02 Elena Lashmanova (Russia) London 11/08/2012

4x100 meters relay - 40.82 United States, London 10/08/2012 (Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter)

4x400 meters Relay - 3:15.17, Soviet Union, Seoul 01/10/1988 (Olga V.Nazarova, Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Vladykina-Bryzgina, Mariya Kulchunova-Pinigina)

- Xinhua

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