Select a gender Select indoor or outdoor
Discipline Perf Wind Competitor DOB Nat Venue Date
100 Metres 9.63 +1.5 Usain Bolt 21 AUG 1986 JAM JAM London (OP) 05 AUG 2012
200 Metres 19.30 -0.9 Usain Bolt 21 AUG 1986 JAM JAM Beijing (National Stadium) 20 AUG 2008
400 Metres 43.49 Michael Johnson 13 SEP 1967 USA USA Atlanta, GA 29 JUL 1996
800 Metres 1:40.91 David Lekuta Rudisha 17 DEC 1988 KEN KEN London (OP) 09 AUG 2012
1500 Metres 3:32.07 Noah Ngeny 2 NOV 1978 KEN KEN Sydney 29 SEP 2000
5000 Metres 12:57.82 Kenenisa Bekele 13 JUN 1982 ETH ETH Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2008
10,000 Metres 27:01.17 Kenenisa Bekele 13 JUN 1982 ETH ETH Beijing (National Stadium) 17 AUG 2008
Marathon 2:06:32 Samuel Kamau Wanjiru 10 NOV 1986 KEN KEN Beijing (National Stadium) 24 AUG 2008
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:05.51 Julius Kariuki 12 JUN 1961 KEN KEN Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 30 SEP 1988
110 Metres Hurdles 12.91 +0.3 Xiang Liu 13 JUL 1983 CHN CHN Athína (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 2004
400 Metres Hurdles 50.1 Glenn Davis 12 SEP 1934 USA USA Melbourne (Cricket Ground) 24 NOV 1956
High Jump 2.39 Charles Austin 19 DEC 1967 USA USA Atlanta, GA 28 JUL 1996
Pole Vault 5.97 Renaud Lavillenie 18 SEP 1986 FRA FRA London (OP) 10 AUG 2012
Long Jump 8.90 +2.0 Bob Beamon 29 AUG 1946 USA USA Ciudad de México (Estadio Olímpico) 18 OCT 1968
Triple Jump 18.09 -0.4 Kenny Harrison 13 FEB 1965 USA USA Atlanta, GA 27 JUL 1996
Shot Put 22.47 Ulf Timmermann 1 NOV 1962 GDR GDR Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 23 SEP 1988
Discus Throw 69.89 Virgilijus Alekna 13 FEB 1972 LTU LTU Athína (Olympic Stadium) 23 AUG 2004
Hammer Throw 84.80 Sergey Litvinov 23 JAN 1958 URS URS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 26 SEP 1988
Javelin Throw 90.57 Andreas Thorkildsen 1 APR 1982 NOR NOR Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2008
Decathlon 8893 Roman Šebrle 26 NOV 1974 CZE CZE Athína (Olympic Stadium) 24 AUG 2004
20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:18:46 Ding Chen 5 AUG 1992 CHN CHN London (The Mall) 04 AUG 2012
50 Kilometres Race Walk 3:35:59 Sergey Kirdyapkin 16 JAN 1980 RUS RUS London (The Mall) 11 AUG 2012
Details 4x100 Metres Relay 36.84 Jamaica JAM JAM London (OP) 11 AUG 2012
Details 4x400 Metres Relay 2:55.39 United States USA USA Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2008
Discipline Perf Wind Competitor DOB Nat Venue Date
100 Metres 10.62 +1.0 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21 DEC 1959 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP 1988
200 Metres 21.34 +1.3 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21 DEC 1959 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
400 Metres 48.25 Marie-José Pérec 9 MAY 1968 FRA FRA Atlanta, GA 29 JUL 1996
800 Metres 1:53.43 Nadezhda Olizarenko 28 NOV 1953 URS URS Moskva 27 JUL 1980
1500 Metres 3:53.96 Paula Ivan 20 JUL 1963 ROU ROU Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988
5000 Metres 14:40.79 Gabriela Szabo 14 NOV 1975 ROU ROU Sydney 25 SEP 2000
10,000 Metres 29:54.66 Tirunesh Dibaba 1 JUN 1985 ETH ETH Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
Marathon 2:23:07 Tiki Gelana 22 OCT 1987 ETH ETH London (The Mall) 05 AUG 2012
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:58.81 Gulnara Galkina 9 JUL 1978 RUS RUS Beijing (National Stadium) 17 AUG 2008
100 Metres Hurdles 12.35 -0.2 Sally Pearson 19 SEP 1986 AUS AUS London (OP) 07 AUG 2012
400 Metres Hurdles 52.64 Melaine Walker 1 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Beijing (National Stadium) 20 AUG 2008
High Jump 2.06 Elena Slesarenko 28 FEB 1982 RUS RUS Athína (Olympic Stadium) 28 AUG 2004
Pole Vault 5.05 Elena Isinbaeva 3 JUN 1982 RUS RUS Beijing (National Stadium) 18 AUG 2008
Long Jump 7.40 +0.9 Jackie Joyner-Kersee 3 MAR 1962 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
Triple Jump 15.39 +0.5 Françoise Mbango Etone 14 APR 1976 CMR CMR Beijing (National Stadium) 17 AUG 2008
Shot Put 22.41 Ilona Briesenick 24 SEP 1956 GDR GDR Moskva 24 JUL 1980
Discus Throw 72.30 Martina Hellmann 12 DEC 1960 GDR GDR Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
Hammer Throw 78.18 Tatyana Lysenko 9 OCT 1983 RUS RUS London (OP) 10 AUG 2012
Javelin Throw 71.53 Olisdeilys Menéndez 14 NOV 1979 CUB CUB Athína (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 2004
Heptathlon 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee 3 MAR 1962 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 24 SEP 1988
20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:25:02 Elena Lashmanova 9 APR 1992 RUS RUS London (The Mall) 11 AUG 2012
Details 4x100 Metres Relay 40.82 United States USA USA London (OP) 10 AUG 2012
Details 4x400 Metres Relay 3:15.17 USSR URS URS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race.