World Records Athletics Women

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place
100 m 10.49 Florence Griffith Joyner United States Jul 1988 US Olympic Trials United States of America
200 m 21.34 Florence Griffith Joyner United States Sep 1988 Olympic Games South Korea
400 m 47.6 Marita Koch East Germany Oct 1985 World Cup Australia
800 m 01:53.3 Jarmila Kratochilova Czechoslovakia Jul 1983   West Germany
1500 m 03:50.5 Qu Yunxia China Sep 1993 Chinese National Games China
Mile 04:12.6 Svetlana Masterkova Russia Aug 1996 Weltklasse Zurich Switzerland
5000 m 14:11.2 Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia Jun 2008 Bislett Games Norway
10,000m 29:31.8 Wang Junxia China Sep 1993 Chinese National Games China
3000 m steeplechase 08:58.8 Gulnara Samitova-Galkina Russia Aug 2008 Olympic Games China
100 m hurdles 12.21 Yordanka Donkova Bulgaria Aug 1988   Bulgaria
400 m hurdles 52.34 Yuliya Pechonkina Russia Aug 2003   Russia
High Jump 2.09 m Stefka Kostadinova Bulgaria Aug 1987 World Championships Italy
Pole Vault 5.06 m Yelena Isinbayeva Russia Aug 2009 Weltklasse Zurich Switzerland
Long Jump 7.52 m Galina Chistyakova Soviet Union Jun 1988 Brothers Znamensky Memorial Soviet Union
Triple Jump 15.50 m Inessa Kravets Ukraine Aug 1995 World Championships Sweden
Shot Put 22.63 m Natalya Lisovskaya Soviet Union Jun 1987   Soviet Union
Discus Throw 76.80 m Gabriele Reinsch East Germany Jul 1988   East Germany
Hammer  Throw 79.42 m Betty Heidler Germany May 2011 Hallesche Werfertage Germany
Javelin Throw 72.28 m Barbora Spotakova Czech Republic Sep 2008 World Athletics Final Germany
Decathlon 8358 pts Austra Skujyte Lithuania April 2005   United States
20,000 m Walk 26:52.3 Olimpiada Ivanova Russia Sep 2001   Australia
4x100 m Relay 40.82 National Team United States Aug 2012 Olympic Games Great Britain
4x400 m Relay 03:15.2 National Team Soviet Union Oct 1988 Olympic Games South Korea

 

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