Did you know that the oldest track and field world record is the women’s 800m held by jarmila kratochvilova in 1983?
How about one of the oldest brands in the field, belonging to German debate pitcher jurgen schult from 1986?
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The most recent world record is sydney mclaughlin for her 400m hurdles race in the usa. uu. athletics tests.
Ahead of the 2022 World Championships in Track and Field, we take a look at the world records for track and field events to be offered in Oregon, USA
- 1 who ran the fastest 100m in history?
- 2 who are the fastest 400m runners?
- 3 who holds the 800m world records?
- 4 who is the fastest 1500m runner in history?
- 5 who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records?
- 6 what is the current world record for the 3000m hurdles?
- 7 who holds the world record for the 110m hurdles?
- 8 who is the fastest in the women’s 100m hurdles?
- 9 who holds the world record for the 400m hurdles?
- 10 what is the highest pole vault?
- 11 who are the world record holders in the long jump?
- 12 what is the current triple jump world record?
- 13 what is the highest jump record in history?
- 14 what is the furthest javelin throw in history?
- 15 who holds the record in argument shooting?
- 16 what is the hammer throw world record?
- 17 who are the shot put world record holders?
- 18 what are the current world records in the combined events?
- 19 what is the fastest time for the 4x100m relay?
- 20 what is the fastest 4x400m relay time in history?
- 21 what is the fastest marathon time?
who ran the fastest 100m in history?
the fastest man in history is usain bolt. the jamaican became the first man to run the men’s 100m in under 9.6 seconds with his 9.58 second effort at the 2009 world championships in berlin. The track legend, who dominated sprinting for some 15 years, also holds the 200m world record of 19.19 in the same event.
Another double world record holder is florence griffith-joyner. The American’s times of 10.49 s in the women’s 100 m and 21.34 s in the 200 m have stood since 1988.
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who are the fastest 400m runners?
running from lane eight, wayde van niekerk of south africa won the 400m olympic gold medal at the rio 2016 games in 43.03 s, dropping to a 17-year-old world record.
Germany’s Marita Koch held 16 outdoor world records during her career. the only one still standing is his 400m mark of 47.60s set in October 1985.
who holds the 800m world records?
The oldest track world record is the women’s 800m set by jarmila kratochvilova, then competing for Czechoslovakia in 1983.
Today, only one athlete in Kenya’s pamela jelimo has come within a second of that munich world record of 1:53.28.
Kenyan david rudisha led from the break to lower his 800m world record to 1:40.91 at the london 2012 olympics.
who is the fastest 1500m runner in history?
The current world record holder for the men’s 1500m is hicham el guerrouj. The Moroccan, who broke six world records in his career, ran an impressive race in Rome in 1999 to set the new mark of 3:26.00.
genzebe dibaba‘s extraordinary time of 3:50.07 in the women’s 1500m in monaco in 2015 earned her the title of world record holder.
The Ethiopian lowered Qu Yunxia’s time of 3:50.46 from 1993, which was considered one of the most difficult world track records to break at the time.
who holds the 5,000m and 10,000m world records?
These are some of the newer world records in distance running. joshua cheptegei became the first man to complete the 5,000m in under 12 minutes and 37 seconds in August 2020.
The Ugandan lowered kenenisa bekele‘s 5000m mark to 12:35.36 in monaco.
Three months later, he broke another bekele world record by six seconds with his time of 26:11.00 in the 10,000m.
On the same day in October 2020 in Valencia, her nn running teammate letesenbet gidey added a second world record to her name with her 14:06.62 in the women’s 5000m.
also broke the women’s 10,000m world record just two days after sifan hassan lowered it to 29:06.32. Gidey, also a half marathon world record holder, set a new record of 29:01.03 at the Ethiopian Olympic Trials in Hengelo in June 2021.
what is the current world record for the 3000m hurdles?
The fastest 3000m steeplechase in history is saif saaeed shaheen. The Kenyan-born Qatari lowered the world record by 1.65 seconds to 7:53.63 in Brussels, September 2004.
beatrice chepkoech holds the women’s world record of 8:44.32 from monaco, july 2018, an event that has been dominated by athletes from kenya at the olympics and world championships.
who holds the world record for the 110m hurdles?
american aries merritt holds the world record of 12.80 seconds, dating back to his incredible run in the diamond league final in brussels in 2012.
who is the fastest in the women’s 100m hurdles?
The world record set by kendra harrison stands at 12.20 seconds. The American broke the 28-year-old world record in the 100m hurdles in London in 2016.
who holds the world record for the 400m hurdles?
World records in the men’s and women’s 400m hurdles have been broken twice in the last year.
the sydney mclaughlin from usa. uu. he improved his own world record to 51.41 seconds (pending ratification) in the usa. uu. 2022. june trials in eugene.
karsten warholm of norway set the world record of 45.94 at the tokyo olympics in July 2021, bettering her own record that only lasted a couple of days.
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what is the highest pole vault?
The current pole vault world record achieved by armand duplantis is 6.20m, set at the world indoor championships in belgrade in march 2022.
yelena isinbaeva‘s mark of 5.06 m from August 2009 remains the world record for women’s pole vault.
who are the world record holders in the long jump?
The 7.52 m jump of galina chistyakova, a former athlete from the Soviet Union, remains the best of all time in the women’s long jump, while the mark of 8, 95 m of the American mike powell of August 1991 is the best world record for the men’s long jump.
what is the current triple jump world record?
Yulimar Rojas from Venezuela improved her own triple jump world record to 15.74m at the 2022 world indoor championships in March.
The current world record holder in the men’s triple jump is jonathan edwards of great britain with his leap of 18.29m from august 1995 standing the test of time.
what is the highest jump record in history?
Cuban javier sotomayor‘s exceptional jump of 2.45 m from July 1993 remains the world record for the men’s high jump, while the women’s world record is held by stefka kostadinova from bulgaria of 2.09 m since August 1987 remains intact.
what is the furthest javelin throw in history?
On May 25, 1996, Jan Zelezny from the Czech Republic threw the 94.48m javelin to set the current world record.
Her compatriot barbora spotakova has been the world record holder for the women’s javelin with her 72.28m since September 2008.
who holds the record in argument shooting?
the jurgen schult of germany and gabriel reinsch have the world records under discussion.
schult has held the world record of 74.08m in the men’s discussion throw since June 1986, while reinsch’s mark of 76.80 from July 1988 still stands.
what is the hammer throw world record?
The current men’s world record in the hammer throw is held by yuri sedykh of the former Soviet Union with 86.74m since his throw in August 1986, while Polish star anita wlodarczyk holds the women’s record of 82.98 from August 2016.
who are the shot put world record holders?
the most dominant male shot putter in recent times ryan crouser broke a world record that was older than him. Crouser’s throw of 23.37m dwarfed his 30+ year throw of 23.12 at the 2021 US Trials in Eugene.
natalya lisavskaya from the former soviet union holds the oldest world record in women’s field events. she set three world records during her career and her 22.63 m from June 1987 still stands.
what are the current world records in the combined events?
kevin mayer from france set the decathlon world record of 9126 points in september 2018.
jackie joyner-kersee holds the 33-year-old world record for the heptathlon of 7291 points from the 1988 seoul olympic games.
what is the fastest time for the 4x100m relay?
Team Jamaica holds the world record of 36.84 from the 2012 London Olympics, while the current women’s world record is 40.82 set by Team USA. uu. in the same games.
what is the fastest 4x400m relay time in history?
The United States also holds the men’s 4x400m relay record of 2:54.29 from their August 1993 run, while the former Soviet Union team set the women’s mark of 3:15.17 in seoul 1988.
what is the fastest marathon time?
Kenya’s eliud kipchoge set the official men’s world record of 2:01.39 in September 2018, while compatriot mary keitany, who ran 2:17.01 at the 2017 london marathon, it is the fastest women-only marathon.
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