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Monday, May 21, 2007

Women's World Records


EventRecordAthleteNationalityDateMeetPlace
100 m 10.49 (0.0 m/s)
(See note)
Florence Griffith Joyner United States16 July 1988US Olympic TrialsUnited States Indianapolis, United States
200 m 21.34 (+1.3 m/s)Florence Griffith Joyner United States29 September 1988Olympic GamesSouth Korea Seoul, South Korea
400 m 47.60Marita Koch East Germany6 October 1985World CupAustralia Canberra, Australia
800 m 1:53.28Jarmila KratochvílováCzech Republic Czechoslovakia26 July 1983Germany Munich, West Germany
1000 m 2:28.98Svetlana Masterkova Russia23 August 1996Memorial Van DammeBelgium Brussels, Belgium
1500 m 3:50.46Qu Yunxia China11 September 1993Chinese National GamesChina Beijing, PR China
Mile run 4:12.56Svetlana Masterkova Russia14 August 1996Weltklasse ZürichSwitzerland Zürich, Switzerland
2000 m5:25.36Sonia O'Sullivan Ireland8 July 1994United Kingdom Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3000 m 8:06.11Wang Junxia China13 September 1993Chinese National GamesChina Beijing, PR China
5000 m 14:11.15Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia6 June 2008Bislett GamesNorway Oslo, Norway
10,000 m 29:31.78Wang Junxia China8 September 1993Chinese National GamesChina Beijing, PR China
10 km (road)30:21Paula Radcliffe Great Britain23 February 2003World's Best 10KPuerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
15 km (road)46:27.7Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia15 November 2009ZevenheuvelenloopNetherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
One hour 18,517 mDire Tune Ethiopia12 June 2008Golden Spike OstravaCzech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
20,000 m (track)1:05:26.6Tegla Loroupe Kenya3 September 2000Germany Borgholzhausen, Germany
20 km (road)1:02:36+Mary Keitany Kenya18 February 2011Ras Al Khaimah Half MarathonUnited Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
1:02:21+ a # estPaula Radcliffe Great Britain21 September 2003United Kingdom Newcastle-South Shields, United Kingdom
Half marathon 1:05:50Mary Keitany Kenya18 February 2011Ras Al Khaimah Half MarathonUnited Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
1:05:40 a #Paula Radcliffe Great Britain21 September 2003United Kingdom Newcastle-South Shields, United Kingdom
25,000 m (track)1:27:05.84Tegla Loroupe Kenya21 September 2002Germany Mengerskirchen, Germany
25 km (road)1:19:53Mary Keitany Kenya9 May 2010BIG 25Germany Berlin, Germany
30,000 m1:45:50.00Tegla Loroupe Kenya7 June 2003Germany Warstein, Germany
30 km (road)1:38:23+Liliya Shobukhova Russia9 October 2011Chicago MarathonUnited States Chicago, United States
1:36:36+ a #Paula Radcliffe Great Britain13 April 2003London MarathonUnited Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Marathon 2:15:25Paula Radcliffe Great Britain13 April 2003London MarathonUnited Kingdom London, United Kingdom
100 km (road)6:33:11Tomoe Abe Japan25 June 2000Japan Yūbetsu, Japan
3000 m steeplechase8:58.81Gulnara Samitova-Galkina Russia17 August 2008Olympic GamesChina Beijing, PR China
100 m hurdles

12.21 (+0.7 m/s)Yordanka Donkova Bulgaria20 August 1988Bulgaria Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
400 m hurdles

52.34Yuliya Pechonkina Russia8 August 2003Russia Tula, Russia
High jump 2.09 mStefka Kostadinova Bulgaria30 August 1987World ChampionshipsItaly Rome, Italy
Pole vault 5.06 mYelena Isinbayeva Russia28 August 2009Weltklasse ZürichSwitzerland Zürich, Switzerland
Long jump 7.52 m (+1.4 m/s)Galina Chistyakova Soviet Union11 June 1988Brothers Znamensky MemorialSoviet Union Leningrad, Soviet Union
Triple jump 15.50 m (+0.9 m/s)Inessa Kravets Ukraine10 August 1995World ChampionshipsSweden Göteborg, Sweden
Shot put 22.63 mNatalya Lisovskaya Soviet Union7 June 1987Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Discus throw 76.80 mGabriele Reinsch East Germany9 July 1988East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany
Hammer throw (progression)79.42 mBetty Heidler Germany21 May 2011Hallesche WerfertageGermany Halle, Germany
Javelin throw 72.28 m
(See below)
Barbora Špotáková Czech Republic13 September 2008World Athletics FinalGermany Stuttgart, Germany
Heptathlon 7291 pts
(See below)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee United States23–24 September 1988Olympic GamesSouth Korea Seoul, South Korea
12.69 (+0.5 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.86 m (high jump), 15.80 m (shot put), 22.56 (+1.6 m/s) (200 m) /
7.27 m (+0.7 m/s) (long jump), 45.66 m (javelin), 2:08.51 (800 m)
Decathlon 8358 ptsAustra Skujytė Lithuania14–15 April 2005United States Columbia, United States
12.49 (100 m), 46.19 m (discus), 3.10 m (pole vault), 48.78 m (javelin), 57.19 (400 m) /
14.22 (100 m hurdles), 6.12 m (long jump), 16.42 m (shot put), 1.78 m (high jump), 5:15.86 (1500 m)
10,000 m walk (track)41:56.23Nadezhda Ryashkina Soviet Union24 July 1990United States Seattle, United States
41:37.9 #Gao Hongmiao China7 April 1994China Beijing, PR China
10 km walk (road)41:04 #Yelena Nikolayeva Russia20 April 1996Russia Sochi, Russia
20,000 m walk (track)1:26:52.3Olimpiada Ivanova Russia6 September 2001Australia Brisbane, Australia
20 km walk (road) 1:25:02Elena Lashmanova Russia11 August 2012Olympic GamesUnited Kingdom London, Great Britain
1:24:50 XOlimpiada Ivanova Russia4 March 2001Russia Adler, Russia
4x100 m relay 40.82Tianna Madison
Allyson Felix
Bianca Knight
Carmelita Jeter
United States10 August 2012Olympic GamesUnited Kingdom London, Great Britain
4x200 m relay1:27.46LaTasha Jenkins,
LaTasha Colander-Richardson,
Nanceen Perry,
Marion Jones
United States29 April 2000Penn RelaysUnited States Philadelphia, United States
4x400 m relay 3:15.17Tatyana Ledovskaya,
Olga Nazarova,
Mariya Pinigina,
Olga Bryzgina
Soviet Union1 October 1988Olympic GamesSouth Korea Seoul, South Korea
4x800 m relay7:50.17Nadezhda Olizarenko,
Lyubov Gurina,
Lyudmila Borisova,
Irina Podyalovskaya
Soviet Union5 August 1984Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union
Ekiden relay2:11:41Jiang Bo 15:42 (5 km)
Dong Yanmei 31:36 (10 km)
Zhao Fengdi 15:16 (5 km)
Ma Zaijie 31:01 (10 km)
Lan Lixin 15:50 (5 km)
Li Na 22:16 (7.195 km)
China28 February 1998China Beijing, China