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Monday, May 21, 2007

Men's World Records



EventRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetingPlace
100 m 9.58 (+0.9 m/s)Usain Bolt Jamaica16 August 2009World ChampionshipsGermany Berlin, Germany
200 m 19.19 (−0.3 m/s)Usain Bolt Jamaica20 August 2009World ChampionshipsGermany Berlin, Germany
400 m 43.18Michael Johnson United States26 August 1999World ChampionshipsSpain Seville, Spain
800 m 1:40.91David Rudisha Kenya9 August 2012Olympic GamesUnited Kingdom London, Great Britain
1000 m 2:11.96Noah Ngeny Kenya5 September 1999Rieti MeetingItaly Rieti, Italy
1500 m 3:26.00Hicham El Guerrouj Morocco14 July 1998Golden GalaItaly Rome, Italy
Mile 3:43.13Hicham El Guerrouj Morocco7 July 1999Golden GalaItaly Rome, Italy
2000 m4:44.79Hicham El Guerrouj Morocco7 September 1999ISTAFGermany Berlin, Germany
3000 m 7:20.67Daniel Komen Kenya1 September 1996Rieti MeetingItaly Rieti, Italy
5000 m 12:37.35Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia31 May 2004Fanny Blankers-Koen GamesNetherlands Hengelo, Netherlands
10,000 m 26:17.53Kenenisa Bekele Ethiopia26 August 2005Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
10 km (road)26:44Leonard Patrick Komon Kenya26 September 2010SingelloopNetherlands Utrecht, Netherlands
15 km (road)41:13Leonard Patrick Komon Kenya21 November 2010ZevenheuvelenloopNetherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
20,000 m (track)56:25.98+Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia27 June 2007Golden Spike OstravaCzech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
20 km (road)55:21+Zersenay Tadese Eritrea21 March 2010Lisbon Half MarathonPortugal Lisbon, Portugal
Half marathon 58:23Zersenay Tadese Eritrea21 March 2010Lisbon Half MarathonPortugal Lisbon, Portugal
One hour 21,285 mHaile Gebrselassie Ethiopia27 June 2007Golden Spike OstravaCzech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
25,000 m (track)1:12:25.4+Moses Mosop Kenya3 June 2011Prefontaine ClassicUnited States Eugene, United States
25 km (road)1:11:18Dennis Kipruto Kimetto Kenya6 May 2012BIG 25Germany Berlin, Germany
30,000 m (track)1:26:47.4Moses Mosop Kenya3 June 2011Prefontaine ClassicUnited States Eugene, United States
30 km (road)1:27:38+Patrick Makau Musyoki Kenya25 September 2011Berlin MarathonGermany Berlin, Germany
Marathon 2:03:38Patrick Makau Musyoki Kenya25 September 2011Berlin MarathonGermany Berlin, Germany
2:03:02 a # [19]Geoffrey Mutai Kenya18 April 2011Boston MarathonUnited States Boston, United States
100 km (road)6:13:33Takahiro Sunada Japan21 June 1998Japan Yūbetsu, Japan
3000 m steeplechase 7:53.63Saif Saaeed Shaheen Qatar3 September 2004Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
110 m hurdles 12.80 (+0.3 m/s)Aries Merritt United States7 September 2012Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
400 m hurdles 46.78Kevin Young United States6 August 1992Olympic GamesSpain Barcelona, Spain
High jump 2.45 mJavier Sotomayor Cuba27 July 1993Spain Salamanca, Spain
Pole vault 6.14 m ASergey Bubka Ukraine31 July 1994Italy Sestriere, Italy
Long jump 8.95 m (+0.3 m/s)Mike Powell United States30 August 1991World ChampionshipsJapan Tokyo, Japan
Triple jump 18.29 m (+1.3 m/s)Jonathan Edwards United Kingdom7 August 1995World ChampionshipsSweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Shot put 23.12 mRandy Barnes United States20 May 1990Jack in the Box InvitationalUnited States Westwood, United States
Discus throw 74.08 mJürgen Schult East Germany6 June 1986East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Hammer throw 86.74 mYuriy Sedykh Soviet Union30 August 1986European ChampionshipsGermany Stuttgart, Germany
Javelin 98.48 m
(See below)
Jan Železný Czech Republic25 May 1996Germany Jena, Germany
Decathlon 9039 ptsAshton Eaton United States22–23 June 2012United States Olympic TrialsUnited States Eugene, United States
10.21 (+0.4 m/s) (100 m), 8.23 m (+0.8 m/s) (long jump), 14.20 m (shot put), 2.05 m (high jump), 46.70 (400 m) /
13.70 (-0.8 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 42.81 m (discus), 5.30 m (pole vault), 58.87 m (javelin), 4:14.48 min (1500 m)
10,000 m walk (track)37:53.09Francisco Javier Fernández Spain27 July 2008Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
10 km walk (road)37:11Roman Rasskazov Russia28 May 2000Russia Saransk, Russia]
20,000 m walk (track)1:17:25.6 [27]Bernardo Segura Mexico7 May 1994Norway Bergen, Norway
20 km walk (road) 1:17:16Vladimir Kanaykin Russia29 September 2007Russia Saransk, Russia
1:16:43 # [28]Sergey Morozov Russia8 June 2008Russia Saransk, Russia
2 hours walk (track)29,572 m +Maurizio Damilano Italy3 October 1992Italy Cuneo, Italy
30,000 m walk (track)2:01:44.1Maurizio Damilano Italy3 October 1992Italy Cuneo, Italy
50,000 m walk (track)3:35:27.20Yohann Diniz France12 March 2011France Reims, France
50 km walk (road) 3:34:14Denis Nizhegorodov Russia11 May 2008World Race Walking CupRussia Cheboksary, Russia
4x100 m relay 36.84Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Jamaica11 August 2012Olympic GamesUnited Kingdom London, Great Britain
4x200 m relay1:18.68Santa Monica Track Club
Michael Marsh
Leroy Burrell
Floyd Heard
Carl Lewis
United States17 April 1994Mt. SAC RelaysUnited States Walnut, United States
4x400 m relay 2:54.29Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
United States22 August 1993World ChampionshipsGermany Stuttgart, Germany
4x800 m relay7:02.43Joseph Mutua
William Yiampoy
Ismael Kombich
Wilfred Bungei
Kenya25 August 2006Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
4x1500 m relay14:36.23William Biwott Tanui
Gideon Gathimba
Geoffrey Kipkoech Rono
Augustine Kiprono Choge
Kenya4 September 2009Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
4xmile relay15:49.08Eamonn Coghlan
Ray Flynn
Frank O'Mara
Marcus O'Sullivan
Ireland17 August 1985Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Marathon road relay (Ekiden)1:57:06Josephat Ndambiri 13:24 (5 km)
Martin Mathathi 27:12 (10 km)
Daniel Muchunu Mwangi 13:59 (5 km)
Mekubo Mogusu 27:56 (10 km)
Onesmus Nyerre 14:36 (5 km)
John Kariuki 19:59 (7.195 km)
Kenya23 November 2005Chiba EkidenJapan Chiba, Japan