DN Galan

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DN Galan
Stockholms Olympiastadion 20060424-1.jpg
The host stadium – Stockholm Olympic Stadium
Date July - August
Location Stockholm, Sweden Sweden
Event type Track and field
Established 1967[1]
Official site Diamond League - Stockholm

The DN Galan is an annual, international athletics meeting that takes place at the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm.[2] Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the IAAF Diamond League, the world's premier one-day meeting circuit. It was first organized in 1967.

World records[edit]

Over the course of its history, numerous world records have been set at DN Galan.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
1997 800 m 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer  Denmark
1993 10000 m 27:07.91 Richard Chelimo  Kenya
1987 High jump 2.42 m Patrik Sjöberg  Sweden

Meeting Records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.84 (0.0 m/s) Tyson Gay  United States 6 August 2010
200 m 19.77 (+0.6 m/s) Michael Johnson  United States 8 July 1996
400 m 43.50 Jeremy Wariner  United States 7 August 2007
800 m 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer  Denmark 7 July 1997
1000 m 2:13.93 Abubaker Kaki Khamis  Sudan 22 July 2008
1500 m 3:29.30 Hicham El Guerrouj  Morocco 7 July 1997
Mile 3:51.32 John Kibowen  Kenya 5 August 1998
2000 m 4:50.08 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 30 July 1999
3000 m 7:25.79 Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 7 August 2007
5000 m 12:51.60 Daniel Komen  Kenya 8 July 1996
10000 m 27:07.91 Richard Chelimo  Kenya 5 July 1993
3000 m steeplechase 7:59.42 Paul Kipsiele Koech  Kenya 7 August 2007
110 m hurdles 12.91 (+0.2 m/s) Dayron Robles  Cuba 22 July 2008
400 m hurdles 47.65 Bershawn Jackson  United States 6 August 2010
High jump 2.42 m Patrik Sjöberg  Sweden 30 June 1987
Pole vault 5.95 m Radion Gataullin  Soviet Union 3 July 1989
Long jump 8.59 m (+0.4 m/s) Iván Pedroso  Cuba 7 July 1997
Triple jump 17.93 m (+1.6 m/s) Kenny Harrison  United States 2 July 1990
Shot put 22.09 m [3] Christian Cantwell  United States 5 August 2010
Discus throw 69.46 m Mac Wilkins  United States 7 July 1980
Hammer throw 77.06 m Tore Gustafsson  Sweden 3 July 1989
Javelin throw 89.78 m Andreas Thorkildsen  Norway 25 July 2006

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.90 (+1.9 m/s) Irina Privalova  Russia 12 July 1994
200 m 21.88 (+ 1.3 m/s) Allyson Felix  United States 31 July 2009 [4]
400 m 49.70 Allyson Felix  United States 7 August 2007
800 m 1:56.71 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 5 August 1998
1000 m 2:30.72 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 10 July 1995
1500 m 3:57.12 Mary Decker  United States 4 July 1983
Mile 4:24.6 Silvana Cruciata  Italy 8 July 1981
3000 m 8:24.66 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 25 July 2006
5000 m 14:12.88 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 22 July 2008
10000 m 31:07.34 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 31 July 2009
100 m hurdles 12.42 (+1.1 m/s) Gail Devers  United States 16 July 2002
400 m hurdles 53.70 Zuzana Hejnová  Czech Republic 22 August 2013 [5]
3000 m steeplechase 9:05.02 Yuliya Zaripova  Russia 17 August 2012 [6]
High jump 2.07 m Blanka Vlašić  Croatia 7 August 2007
Pole vault 4.85 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia 22 July 2008
Long jump 7.05 m (+0.7 m/s) Galina Chistyakova  Soviet Union 3 July 1989
Triple jump 14.83 m (+1.9 m/s) Caterine Ibargüen  Colombia 29 July 2011 [7]
Shot Put 20.63 m [3] Nadezhda Ostapchuk  Belarus 5 August 2010
Discus throw 68.77 m Sandra Perkovic  Croatia 17 August 2012 [6]
Javelin throw 68.59 m Mariya Abakumova  Russia 22 August 2013 [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DN-galan". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Stockholm’s DN Galan remains the most written about sports event in Sweden". IAAF. 3 November 2008. Retrieved 5 August 2010. 
  3. ^ a b competition held in Kungsträdgården
  4. ^ "Felix blasts to world-leading 21.88secs at DN Galan". world-track.org. 31 July 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "400m Hurdles Women: Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. IAAF. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  6. ^ a b Bob Ramsak (17 August 2012). "Zaripova world lead the best of new Olympic champions in Stockholm - REPORT - Samsung Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 17 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Triple Jump Women: Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  8. ^ "Javelin Throw Women: Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. IAAF. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 

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