Current Olympic Record Holders in Athletics (59)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Era Notes
Virgilijus Alekna LTU ATH 1996—2012 discus throw 69.89 (2004)
Charles Austin USA ATH 1992—2000 high jump 2.39 (1996)
Almaz Ayana ETH ATH 2016 10000 m 29:17.45 (2016)
Bob Beamon USA ATH 1968 long jump 8.90 (1968)
Kenenisa Bekele ETH ATH 2004—2012 5000 m 12:57.82 (2008) and 10000 m 27:01.17 (2008)
Yohan Blake JAM ATH 2012—2020 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Usain Bolt JAM ATH 2004—2016 100 m 9.63 (2012), 200 m 19.30 (2008), and 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Thiago Braz BRA ATH 2010—2020 pole vault 6.03 (2016)
Olga Bryzgina URS
UKR
EUN
ATH 1988—1992 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn PUR ATH 2020 100 m hurdles 12.26 (2020)
Nesta Carter JAM ATH 2008—2012 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Chen Ding CHN ATH 2012—2016 20 km walk 1-18:46 (2012)
Vivian Cheruiyot KEN ATH 2000—2016 5000 m 14:26.17 (2016)
Ryan Crouser USA ATH 2016—2020 shot put 23.30 (2020)
Kajetan Duszyński POL ATH 2020 4×400 m mixed relay 3:09.87 (2020)
Allyson Felix USA ATH 2004—2020 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Michael Frater JAM ATH 2004—2012 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Tiki Gelana ETH ATH 2012 marathon 2-23:07 (2012)
Florence Griffith Joyner USA ATH 1984—1988 200 m 21.34 (1988)
Kenny Harrison USA ATH 1996 triple jump 18.09 (1996)
Martina Hellmann GDR
GER
ATH 1988—1992 discus throw 72.30 (1988)
Jakob Ingebrigtsen NOR ATH 2020 1500 m 3:28.32 (2020)
Yelena Isinbayeva RUS ATH/IOC 2000—2016 pole vault 5.05 (2008)
Carmelita Jeter USA ATH 2012 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee USA ATH 1984—1996 long jump 7.40 (1988) and heptathlon 7291 (1988)
Natalia Kaczmarek POL ATH 2020 4×400 m mixed relay 3:09.87 (2020)
Faith Kibiegon KEN ATH 2012—2020 1500 m 3:53.11 (2020)
Conseslus Kipruto KEN ATH 2016 3000 m steeplechase 8:03.28 (2016)
Sergey Kirdyapkin RUS ATH 2008—2012 50 km walk 3-35:59 (2012)
Bianca Knight USA ATH 2012 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Yelena Lashmanova RUS ATH 2012 20 km walk 1-25:02 (2012)
Tatsiana Ledauskaya BLR
URS
EUN
ATH 1988—1996 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
Sergey Litvinov RUS
URS
ATH 1980—1988 hammer throw 84.80 (1988)
Liu Xiang CHN ATH 2004—2012 110 m hurdles 12.91 (2004)
Tianna Madison-Bartoletta USA ATH 2012—2016 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Sydney McLaughlin USA ATH 2016—2020 400 m hurdles 51.46 (2020)
Osleidys Menéndez CUB ATH 2000—2008 javelin throw 71.53 (2004)
LaShawn Merritt USA ATH 2008—2016 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Olga Nazarova RUS
URS
EUN
ATH 1988—1992 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
David Neville USA ATH 2008 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Wayde van Niekerk RSA ATH 2016—2020 400 m 43.03 (2016)
Nadezhda Olizarenko URS
UKR
ATH 1980—1988 800 m 1:53.43 (1980)
Marie-José Pérec FRA ATH 1988—2000 400 m 48.25 (1996)
Mariya Pinigina RUS
URS
ATH 1988 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
Yulimar Rojas VEN ATH 2016—2020 triple jump 15.67 (2020)
David Rudisha KEN ATH 2012—2016 800 m 1:40.91 (2012)
Gulnara Samitova-Galkina RUS ATH 2004—2012 3000 m steeplechase 8:58.81 (2008)
Ilona Schoknecht-Slupianek GDR ATH 1976—1980 shot put 22.41 (1980)
Yelena Slesarenko RUS ATH 2004—2008 high jump 2.06 (2004)
Justyna Święty-Ersetic POL ATH 2012—2020 4×400 m mixed relay 3:09.87 (2020)
Angelo Taylor USA ATH 2000—2012 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Elaine Thompson-Herah JAM ATH 2016—2020 100 m 10.61 (2020)
Andreas Thorkildsen NOR ATH 2004—2012 javelin throw 90.57 (2008)
Sammy Wanjiru KEN ATH 2008 marathon 2-06:32 (2008)
Karsten Warholm NOR ATH 2016—2020 400 m hurdles 45.94 (2020)
Jeremy Wariner USA ATH 2004—2008 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Damian Warner CAN ATH 2012—2020 decathlon 9018 (2020)
Anita Włodarczyk POL ATH 2008—2020 hammer throw 82.29 (2016)
Karol Zalewski POL ATH 2016—2020 4×400 m mixed relay 3:09.87 (2020)