Athletics

Event Current Record Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
100 metres, Men 9.63 Usain Bolt JAM London 2012 5 August 2012 Final 1
200 metres, Men 19.30 WR Usain Bolt JAM Beijing 2008 20 August 2008 Final 1
400 metres, Men 43.03 WR Wayde van Niekerk RSA Rio de Janeiro 2016 14 August 2016 Final 1
800 metres, Men 1:40.91 WR David Rudisha KEN London 2012 9 August 2012 Final 1
1,500 metres, Men 3:32.07 Noah Ngeny KEN Sydney 2000 29 September 2000 Final 1
5,000 metres, Men 12:57.82 Kenenisa Bekele ETH Beijing 2008 23 August 2008 Final 1
10,000 metres, Men 27:01.17 Kenenisa Bekele ETH Beijing 2008 17 August 2008 Final Standings 1
Marathon, Men 2-06:32 Sammy Wanjiru KEN Beijing 2008 24 August 2008 Final Standings 1
110 metres Hurdles, Men 12.91 Liu Xiang CHN Athina 2004 27 August 2004 Final 1
400 metres Hurdles, Men 46.78 WR Kevin Young USA Barcelona 1992 6 August 1992 Final 1
3,000 metres Steeplechase, Men 8:03.28 Conseslus Kipruto KEN Rio de Janeiro 2016 17 August 2016 Final 1
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men 36.84 WR Jamaica JAM London 2012 11 August 2012 Final 1
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men 2:55.39 United States USA Beijing 2008 23 August 2008 Final 1
10 kilometres Walk, Men 45:02.8 John Mikaelsson SWE Helsinki 1952 27 July 1952 Final 1
20 kilometres Walk, Men 1-18:46 Chen Ding CHN London 2012 4 August 2012 Final Standings 1
50 kilometres Walk, Men 3-35:59 Sergey Kirdyapkin RUS London 2012 11 August 2012 Final Standings AC
High Jump, Men Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Standing High Jump, Men 1.655 Ray Ewry USA Paris 1900 16 July 1900 Final Standings 1 1
Pole Vault, Men 6.03 / xo Thiago Braz BRA Rio de Janeiro 2016 15 August 2016 Final Round 1
Long Jump, Men 8.90 WR Bob Beamon USA Ciudad de México 1968 18 October 1968 Final Round, Round One NP 2
Standing Long Jump, Men 3.47 Ray Ewry USA St. Louis 1904 29 August 1904 Final Standings 1 3
Triple Jump, Men 18.09 Kenny Harrison USA Atlanta 1996 27 July 1996 Final Round, Round Four NP
Standing Triple Jump, Men 10.58 Ray Ewry USA Paris 1900 16 July 1900 Final Standings 1 4
Shot Put, Men 22.47 Ulf Timmermann GDR Seoul 1988 23 September 1988 Final Round, Round Six NP
56-pound Weight Throw, Men 11.265 Pat McDonald USA Antwerpen 1920 21 August 1920 Final Round 1
Discus Throw, Men 69.89 Virgilijus Alekna LTU Athina 2004 23 August 2004 Final Round, Round One 1 5
Hammer Throw, Men 84.80 Sergey Litvinov URS Seoul 1988 26 September 1988 Final Round, Round Five 1
Javelin Throw, Men 90.57 Andreas Thorkildsen NOR Beijing 2008 23 August 2008 Final Round, Round Five 1
Decathlon, Men 8893 Ashton Eaton USA Rio de Janeiro 2016 17 – 18 August 2016 Final Standings 1
Decathlon, Men (1,500 metres) 4:05.9 Leonid Lytvynenko URS München 1972 8 September 1972 1,500 metres, Heat Three 1
Decathlon, Men (100 metres) 10.30 Damian Warner CAN Rio de Janeiro 2016 17 August 2016 100 metres 1
Decathlon, Men (110 metre hurdles) 13.47 WR Frank Busemann GER Atlanta 1996 1 August 1996 110 metres Hurdles, Heat Four 1
Decathlon, Men (400 metres) 45.6 WR Bill Toomey USA Ciudad de México 1968 18 October 1968 400 metres, Heat Five 1 6
Decathlon, Men (Discus Throw) 53.79 Bryan Clay USA Beijing 2008 22 August 2008 Discus Throw, Group A Round One 1
Decathlon, Men (High Jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Decathlon, Men (Javelin Throw) 76.94 Leonel Suárez CUB London 2012 9 August 2012 Javelin Throw, Group A 1
Decathlon, Men (Long Jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Decathlon, Men (Pole Vault) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Decathlon, Men (Shot Put) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
100 metres, Women 10.54w Florence Griffith Joyner USA Seoul 1988 25 September 1988 Final 1 7
200 metres, Women 21.34 WR Florence Griffith Joyner USA Seoul 1988 29 September 1988 Final 1
400 metres, Women 48.25 Marie-José Pérec FRA Atlanta 1996 29 July 1996 Final 1
800 metres, Women 1:53.5 WR Nadiya Olizarenko URS Moskva 1980 27 July 1980 Final 1
1,500 metres, Women 3:53.96 Paula Ivan ROU Seoul 1988 1 October 1988 Final 1
3,000 metres, Women 8:26.53 Tetiana Samolenko URS Seoul 1988 25 September 1988 Final 1 8
5,000 metres, Women 14:26.17 Vivian Cheruiyot KEN Rio de Janeiro 2016 19 August 2016 Final 1
10,000 metres, Women 29:17.45 WR Almaz Ayana ETH Rio de Janeiro 2016 12 August 2016 Final Standings 1
Marathon, Women 2-23:07 Tiki Gelana ETH London 2012 5 August 2012 Final Standings 1
80 metres Hurdles, Women 10.3 Maureen Caird AUS Ciudad de México 1968 18 October 1968 Final 1
100 metres Hurdles, Women 12.35 Sally Pearson AUS London 2012 7 August 2012 Final 1
400 metres Hurdles, Women 52.64 Melaine Walker JAM Beijing 2008 20 August 2008 Final 1
3,000 metres Steeplechase, Women 8:58.81 WR Gulnara Galkina RUS Beijing 2008 17 August 2008 Final 1
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women 40.82 WR United States USA London 2012 10 August 2012 Final 1
4 × 400 metres Relay, Women 3:15.17 WR Soviet Union URS Seoul 1988 1 October 1988 Final 1
10 kilometres Walk, Women 41:49 Yelena Nikolayeva RUS Atlanta 1996 29 July 1996 Final Standings 1 9
20 kilometres Walk, Women 1-25:02 WR Yelena Lashmanova RUS London 2012 11 August 2012 Final Standings 1
High Jump, Women Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Pole Vault, Women Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Long Jump, Women 7.40 (0.9 m/s) Jackie Joyner-Kersee USA Seoul 1988 29 September 1988 Final Round, Round Five NP
Triple Jump, Women 15.39 Françoise Mbango CMR Beijing 2008 17 August 2008 Final Round, Round Two NP
Shot Put, Women 22.41 Ilona Slupianek GDR Moskva 1980 24 July 1980 Final Round, Round One 1
Discus Throw, Women 72.30 Martina Hellmann GDR Seoul 1988 29 September 1988 Final Round, Round Four 1
Hammer Throw, Women 82.29 WR Anita Włodarczyk POL Rio de Janeiro 2016 15 August 2016 Final Round 1
Javelin Throw, Women 71.53 Osleidys Menéndez CUB Athina 2004 27 August 2004 Final Round, Round One 1
Pentathlon, Women 5083 Nadiya Tkachenko URS Moskva 1980 24 July 1980 Final Standings 1
Pentathlon, Women (100 metre hurdles) 13.25 Christine Bodner GDR München 1972 2 September 1972 100 metres Hurdles, Heat Two 1
Pentathlon, Women (200 metres) 22.96 Heide Rosendahl FRG München 1972 3 September 1972 200 metres, Heat Four 1
Pentathlon, Women (80 metre hurdles) 10.7 Meta Antenen SUI Ciudad de México 1968 15 October 1968 80 metres Hurdles, Heat Two 1 10
Pentathlon, Women (800 metres) 2:03.6 Olga Kuragina URS Moskva 1980 24 July 1980 800 metres, Heat Three 1
Pentathlon, Women (High jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Pentathlon, Women (Long jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Pentathlon, Women (Long jump (Wind-aided)) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Pentathlon, Women (Shot put) 1173 Irina Press URS Tokyo 1964 16 October 1964 Shot Put 1
Heptathlon, Women 7291 WR Jackie Joyner-Kersee USA Seoul 1988 23 – 24 September 1988 Final Standings 1
Heptathlon, Women (100 metre hurdles) 12.69 Jackie Joyner-Kersee USA Seoul 1988 23 September 1988 100 metres Hurdles, Heat Three 1
Heptathlon, Women (200 metres) 22.56 Jackie Joyner-Kersee USA Seoul 1988 23 September 1988 200 metres, Heat Three 1
Heptathlon, Women (High jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Heptathlon, Women (Javelin throw) 56.96 Sofia Ifantidou GRE London 2012 4 August 2012 Javelin Throw 1
Heptathlon, Women (Long jump) Record details not yet available in Olympedia
Heptathlon, Women (Shot put) 17.31 Austra Skujytė LTU London 2012 3 August 2012 Shot Put, Group A NP