List of world youth bests in athletics

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World youth bests in the sport of athletics are the best marks set in competition by athletes aged 17 or younger throughout the entire calendar year of the performance. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) maintains an official list for such performances, but only in a specific list of outdoor events.[note 1] All other records, including all indoor records, shown on this list are tracked by statisticians not officially sanctioned by the world governing body.

Outdoor[edit]

Boys[edit]

Key:       Awaiting approval       "Best" not kept by IAAF

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Age Ref Video
100 m 10.19 (+0.5 m/s) Yoshihide Kiryu  Japan 3 November 2012 Ecopa Track Games Japan Fukuroi, Japan 16 years, 324 days [1] [1]
200 m 20.13 (0.0 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 20 July 2003 Pan American Junior Championships Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados 16 years, 333 days
400 m 45.14 Obea Moore  United States 2 September 1995 Pan American Junior Athletics Championships Chile Santiago, Chile 16 years, 235 days
800 m 1:43.37 Mohamed Aman  Ethiopia 10 September 2011 Rieti Meeting Italy Rieti, Italy 17 years, 243 days [2][3]
1000 m 2:17.44 Hamza Driouch  Qatar 9 August 2011 Formtoppningen & Kastkvitter Sweden Sollentuna, Sweden 16 years, 266 days [4][5]
1500 m 3:33.72 Nicholas Kiptanui Kemboi  Kenya 18 August 2006 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 16 years, 243 days
Mile 3:54.56 Isaac Songok  Kenya 20 August 2001 Austria Linz, Austria 17 years, 117 days
2000 m 4:56.86 Isaac Songok  Kenya 31 August 2001 ISTAF Germany Berlin, Germany 17 years, 128 days
3000 m 7:32.37 Abreham Cherkos  Ethiopia 11 July 2006 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland 16 years, 291 days
5000 m 12:54.19 Abreham Cherkos  Ethiopia 14 July 2006 Golden Gala Italy Rome, Italy 16 years, 294 days
10000 m 27:02.81 Ibrahim Jeylan  Ethiopia 25 August 2006 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium 17 years, 74 days
Half marathon 1:00:38 Phaustin Baha Sulle  Tanzania 4 September 1999 Lille Half Marathon France Lille, France 17 years, 97 days
Marathon 2:11:43 Li He  China 14 October 2001 Beijing Marathon China Beijing, PR China 17 years, 225 days
110 m hurdles
(91.4 cm)
13.12 (+0.8 m/s) Wilhem Belocian  France 21 July 2012 French Youth Championships France Lens, France 17 years, 29 days [6]
12.96 (+1.3 m/s) Jaheel Hyde  Jamaica 23 August 2014 Youth Olympic Games China Nanjing, China 17 years, 202 days [7]
110 m hurdles
(99/100 cm)
13.29 (−1.0 m/s) Wilhem Belocian  France 12 July 2012 World Junior Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain 17 years, 20 days
110 m hurdles
(106.7 cm)
13.43 (+1.9 m/s) Shi Dongpeng  China 6 May 2001 China Shanghai, PR China 17 years, 120 days
400 m hurdles
(84.0 cm)
49.01 William Wynne  United States 15 July 2007 World Youth Championships Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic 17 years, 166 days
400 m hurdles
(91.4 cm)
48.89 L. J. van Zyl  South Africa 19 July 2002 World Junior Championships Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica 16 years, 364 days
2000 m steeplechase 5:19.99 Meresa Kahsay  Ethiopia 12 July 2013 World Youth Championships Ukraine Donetsk, Ukraine 17 years, 50 days [8]
3000 m steeplechase 8:17.28 Jonathan Ndiku  Kenya 13 July 2008 World Junior Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland 16 years, 299 days
High Jump 2.33 m Javier Sotomayor  Cuba 19 May 1985 Cuba Havana, Cuba 17 years, 218 days
Pole Vault 5.51 m Germán Chiaraviglio  Argentina 1 May 2004 Brazil Porto Alegre, Brazil 17 years, 15 days
Long Jump 8.25 m (+1.9 m/s) Luis Bueno  Cuba 29 September 1986 Ibero-American Championships Cuba Havana, Cuba 17 years, 127 days
Triple jump 17.24 m (+0.7 m/s) Lázaro Martínez  Cuba 1 February 2014 Cuba Havana, Cuba 16 years, 90 days [9]
Shot put (5 kg) 24.45 m Jacko Gill  New Zealand 11 December 2011 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand 16 years, 327 days [10][11] [2]
Shot put (5.44 kg) 21.90 m Arnold Campbell  United States 28 May 1983 United States Winter Park, United States 16 years, 194 days
Shot put (6 kg) 22.31 m Jacko Gill  New Zealand 5 December 2011 New Zealand North Shore City, New Zealand 16 years, 350 days [12]
Shot put (7.26 kg) 20.38 m Jacko Gill  New Zealand 5 December 2011 New Zealand North Shore City, New Zealand 16 years, 350 days [13][14]
Discus throw
(1.5 kg)
77.50 m Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 19 May 2008 Ukraine Kyiv (Koncha Zaspa), Ukraine 17 years, 34 days
Discus throw
(1.75 kg)
70.13 m Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 24 May 2008 Germany Halle (Saale), Germany 17 years, 39 days
Discus throw
(2 kg)
65.31 m Mykyta Nesterenko  Ukraine 3 June 2008 Estonia Tallinn, Estonia 17 years, 49 days
Hammer throw
(5 kg)
87.16 m Halasz Bence  Hungary 31 May 2014 European Youth Olympic Trials Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan 16 years, 300 days [15]
Hammer throw
(6 kg)
85.57 m Ashraf Amgad Elseify  Qatar 14 July 2012 World Junior Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain 17 years, 145 days [16]
Hammer throw
(7.26 kg)
73.66 m Vladislav Piskunov  Ukraine 11 June 1994 Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine 16 years, 4 days
Javelin throw
(700 g)
89.34 m Braian Toledo  Argentina 6 March 2010 Argentina Mar del Plata, Argentina 16 years, 179 days [17][18] [3]
Javelin throw
(800 g)
79.96 m Aki Parviainen  Finland 12 September 1991 Finland Pyhäselkä, Finland 16 years, 321 days
Octathlon 6491 pts Jake Stein  Australia 6–7 July 2011 World Youth Championships France Lille, France 17 years, 171 days [19][20]
11.52 (-0.5 m/s) (100 m), 7.22 m (+1.2 m/s) (long jump), 17.22 m (shot put), 51.32 (400 m) /
14.25 (-1.0 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 1.98 m (high jump), 59.65 m (javelin), 2:52.93 (1000 m)
Decathlon 8104 pts (ht) Valter Külvet  Soviet Union 22–23 August 1981 Soviet Union Viimsi, USSR 17 years, 185 days
10.7 (ht) (100 m), 7.26 m (long jump), 13.86 m (shot put), 2.09 m (high jump), 48.5 (ht) (400 m) /
14.8 (ht) (110 m hurdles), 47.92 m (discus), 4.50 m (pole vault), 60.34 m (javelin), 4:37.8 (ht) (1500 m)
7829 pts Valter Külvet  Soviet Union 12–13 September 1981 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 17 years, 206 days
11.34 (100 m), 7.12 m (long jump), 14.10 m (shot put), 2.08 m (high jump), 49.65 (400 m) /
15.24 (110 m hurdles), 48.02 m (discus), 4.20 m (pole vault), 59.90 m (javelin), 4:37.07 (1500 m)
10000 m walk (track) 39:47.20 Chen Ding  China 11 July 2008 World Junior Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland 15 years, 341 days
10 km walk (road) 38:57 Li Tianlei  China 18 September 2010 IAAF Race Walking Challenge Final China Beijing, PR China 15 years, 248 days [21]
20000 m walk (track) 1:23:37.21 Li Tianlei  China 18 September 2012 Chinese University Games China Tianjin, China 17 years, 249 days
20 km walk (road) 1:18:07 Li Gaobo  China 23 April 2005 China Cixi, China 15 years, 274 days
50000 m walk (track) 4:22:13.4 Bengt Simonsen  Sweden 19 October 1974 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 16 years, 210 days
50 km walk (road) 3:45:46 Yu Guoping  China 23 November 2001 China Guangzhou, PR China 15 years, 163 days
4 × 100 metres relay 40.03 Winston Smith
Michael Frater
Davaon Spence
Omar Brown
 Jamaica 18 July 1999 World Youth Championships Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland 16 years, 238 days
16 years, 285 days


17 years, 27 days
4 × 400 metres relay 3:11.66 Asa Guevara
Machel Cedenio
Reubin Walters
Theon Lewis
 Trinidad and Tobago 1 July 2012 CAC Junior Championships El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
16 years, 299 days

Medley relay 1:49.23 Waseem Williams
Michael O'Hara
Okeen Williams
Martin Manley
 Jamaica 14 July 2013 World Youth Championships Ukraine Donetsk, Ukraine [22]

Girls[edit]

Key:       Awaiting approval       "Best" not kept by IAAF

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Age Ref Video
100 m
11.10 (+0.9 m/s) Kaylin Whitney  United States 5 July 2014 USA Junior Championships United States Eugene, United States 16 years, 119 days [23]
11.13 (+2.0 m/s) Chandra Cheeseborough  United States 21 June 1976 United States Olympic Trials United States Eugene, United States 17 years, 163 days
200 m
22.49 (+1.3 m/s) Kaylin Whitney  United States 6 July 2014 USA Junior Championships United States Eugene, United States 16 years, 119 days [24]
22.58 (+0.8 m/s) Marion Jones  United States 28 June 1992 United States Olympic Trials United States New Orleans, United States 16 years, 260 days
400 m 50.01 Li Jing  China 18 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, China 17 years, 246 days
800 m 1:57.18 Wang Yuan  China 8 September 1993 Chinese National Games China Beijing, PR China 17 years, 153 days
1000 m 2:38.58 Jo White  Great Britain 9 September 1977 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 17 years, 246 days
1500 m 3:54.52 Ling Zhang  China 18 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, PR China 16 years, 188 days
Mile 4:30.81 Gelete Burka  Ethiopia 2 August 2003 KBC Night of Athletics Netherlands Heusden-Zolder, Netherlands 17 years, 168 days
2000 m 5:46.5+ Sally Barsosio  Kenya 16 August 1995 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 17 years, 148 days
3000 m 8:36.45 Ma Ningning  China 6 June 1993 China Jinan, PR China 17 years, 5 days
5000 m 14:45.71 Song Liqing  China 21 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, PR China 17 years, 274 days
10000 m 31:11.26 Song Liqing  China 19 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, PR China 17 years, 272 days
Half marathon 1:10:30 Tsegereda Girma  Ethiopia 13 March 2011 CPC Loop Den Haag Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands 15 years, 286 days [25]
Marathon 2:25.15 Sun Weiwei  China 20 October 2002 Beijing Marathon China Beijing, China 16 years, 279 days
100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 12.94 (0.0 m/s) Yanique Thompson  Jamaica 11 July 2013 World Youth Championships Ukraine Donetsk, Ukraine 17 years, 121 days [26]
100 m hurdles (84 cm) 12.95 (+1.5 m/s) Candy Young  United States 16 June 1979 USA Championships United States Walnut, United States 17 years, 26 days
400 m hurdles 55.20 Leslie Maxie  United States 9 June 1984 USA Championships United States San Jose, United States 17 years, 157 days
2000 m steeplechase 6:11.83 Korahubish Itaa  Ethiopia 10 July 2009 World Youth Championships Italy Brixen, Italy 17 years, 132 days
3000 m steeplechase 9:29.52 Korahubish Itaa  Ethiopia 10 June 2009 Spain Huelva, Spain 17 years, 102 days
9:28.36 Tigist Getnet  Ethiopia 12 July 2014 Glasgow Grand Prix United Kingdom Glasgow, Great Britain 17 years, 5 days [27]
High jump 1.96 m Olga Turchak  Soviet Union 7 September 1984 Soviet Union Donetsk, Soviet Union 17 years, 186 days
Eleanor Patterson  Australia 7 December 2013 Australian All Schools Championships Australia Townsville, Australia 17 years, 199 days [28]
1.96 m A Charmaine Gale-Weavers  South Africa 4 April 1981 South Africa Bloemfontein, South Africa 17 years, 36 days
Pole vault 4.47 m Angelica Bengtsson  Sweden 22 May 2010 European Youth Olympic Trials Russia Moscow, Russia 16 years, 318 days [29] [4]
Long jump 6.91 m (+1.0 m/s) Heike Drechsler  East Germany 9 August 1981 East Germany Jena, East Germany 16 years, 236 days
Triple jump 14.57 m (+0.2 m/s) Qiuyan Huang  China 19 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, China 17 years, 287 days
Shot put (3 kg) 20.52 m Corrie de Bruin  Netherlands 13 June 1993 Netherlands Assen, Netherlands 16 years, 230 days
Shot put (4 kg) 19.08 m Ilke Wyludda  East Germany 9 August 1986 East Germany Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany 17 years, 134 days
Discus throw 65.86 m Ilke Wyludda  East Germany 1 August 1986 East Germany Neubrandenburg, East Germany 17 years, 126 days
Hammer throw (3 kg) 76.04 m Reka Gyuratz  Hungary 23 June 2013 Hungary Zalaegerszeg, Hungary 17 years, 23 days
Hammer throw (4 kg) 70.60 m Wenxiu Zhang  China 5 April 2003 China Nanning, China 17 years, 14 days
Javelin throw 62.93 m Juan Xue  China 27 October 2003 China Changsha, China 17 years, 259 days
Heptathlon 5991 pts Tatyana Chernova  Russia 12-22 June 2005 Russia Chelyabinsk, Russia 17 years, 144 days
14.19 (100 m hurdles), 1.70 m (high jump), 11.77 m (shot put), 24.65 (200 m) / 6.32 m (long jump), 47.24 (javelin), 2:17.11 (800 m) [30]
6185 pts Shen Shengfei  China 17–18 October 1997 Chinese National Games China Shanghai, China 16 years, 331 days
14.23 (100 m hurdles), 1.83 m (high jump), 14.37 m (shot put), 24.13 (200 m) / 5.93 m (long jump), 44.50 (javelin), 2:17.81 (800 m) [31]
5000 m walk (track) 20:28.05 Tatyana Kalmykova  Russia 12 July 2007 World Youth Championships Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic 17 years, 183 days
10000 m walk (track) 42:56.09 Gao Hongmiao  China 27 September 1991 China Tangshan, PR China 17 years, 194 days
10 km walk (road) 43:15 Li Hong  China 10 March 1996 China Zhuhai, China 16 years, 283 days [32]
20000 m walk (track) 1:34:21.56 Wang Xue  China 1 November 2007 China Wuhan, PR China 17 years, 260 days
20 km walk (road) 1:30:35 Zhou Tongmei  China 23 April 2005 China Cixi City, China 17 years, 19 days
4x100 m relay 44.05 Petra Koppetsch
Marlies Oelsner
Margit Sinzel
Christina Brehmer
 East Germany 24 August 1975 European Junior Championships Greece Athens, Greece
4x400 m relay 3:36.98 Janet Ravenscroft
Evelyn McMeekin
Ruth Kennedy
Susan Pettett
 Great Britain 26 August 1973 European Junior Championships Germany Duisburg, Germany
Medley relay 2:03.42 Christania Williams
Shericka Jackson
Chrisann Gordon
Olivia James
 Jamaica 10 July 2011 World Youth Championships France Lille, France [33][34] [5]

Indoor[edit]

The IAAF does not keep official "bests" in indoor events for the Youth division.

Boys[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Age Ref
50 m 5.81 Jeremy Rankin  United States 11 March 2007 United States Landover, United States 16 years, 169 days
60 m 6.67 A Jeremy Rankin  United States 16 February 2007 United States Golden, United States 16 years, 146 days
200 m 21.13 Guy-Elphège Anouman  France 19 February 2011 French Championships France Aubière, France 16 years, 251 days [35][36][37]
Thomas Somers  United Kingdom 2 March 2014 England Athletics U20 Championships United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom 16 years, 308 days [38][39]
400 m 46.84 William Reed  United States 22 February 1986 United States Boston, United States 15 years, 327 days
800 m 1:48.12 Mohamed Aman  Ethiopia 8 February 2011 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France 17 years, 29 days [40]
1000 m 2:24.89 David Fiegen  Luxembourg 4 February 2001 Germany Stuttgart, Germany 16 years, 154 days
1500 m 3:42.91 Samson Kiplangat  Kenya 2 February 2003 Germany Stuttgart, Germany 16 years, 84 days
Mile 4:07.87 Alan Webb  United States 12 March 2000 United States Bloomington, United States 17 years, 59 days
2000 m 4:57.74 Yomif Kejelcha  Ethiopia 28 February 2014 Meeting National en salle de Metz France Metz, France 16 years, 211 days [41][42]
3000 m 7:42.05 Yomif Kejelcha  Ethiopia 26 January 2014 Meeting National en salle de Bordeaux France Bordeaux, France 16 years, 178 days [43][44]
5000 m 14:18.42 Lukas Verzbicas  Lithuania 13 March 2009 Boston Indoor Games United States Boston, United States 16 years, 66 days
50 m hurdles
(91.4 cm)
6.66 Stéphane Caristan  France 25 January 1981 France Paris, France 16 years, 239 days
50 m hurdles
(99/100 cm)
6.69 Wayne Davis  United States 11 March 2007 United States Landover, United States 15 years, 201 days
50 m hurdles
(106.7 cm)
6.96 Garfield Darien  France 21 February 2004 France Aubière, France 16 years, 61 days
60 m hurdles
(91.4 cm)
7.48 Ladji Doucouré  France 23 January 2000 France Eaubonne, France 16 years, 301 days
60 m hurdles
(99/100 cm)
7.62 Wayne Davis  United States 16 March 2008 United States Landover, United States 16 years, 207 days
60 m hurdles
(106.7 cm)
7.94 Shi Dongpeng  China 17 February 2001 China Tianjin, China 17 years, 42 days
High jump 2.24 m Dmitry Kroyter  Israel 14 February 2010 Russia Moscow, Russia 16 years, 361 days
Pole vault 5.45 m Melker Svärd-Jacobsson  Sweden 5 February 2011 Finland Tampere, Finland 17 years, 28 days [45]
Long jump 8.12 m Viktor Kuznyetsov  Ukraine 20 December 2003 Ukraine Brovary, Ukraine 17 years, 156 days
Triple jump 16.32 m Viktor Kuznyetsov  Ukraine 12 December 2003 Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine 17 years, 148 days
Shot put (5 kg) 22.24 m Konrad Bukowiecki  Poland 31 January 2014 Pedro's Cup Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland 16 years, 320 days [46][47]
Shot put (6 kg) 20.22 m Konrad Bukowiecki  Poland 19 January 2014 Mityng Kontrolny PZLA Poland Spała, Poland 16 years, 308 days [48][49]
Shot put (7.26 kg) 18.49 m Yuriy Belonog  Ukraine 7 December 1991 Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine 17 years, 273 days
Heptathlon
(Youth)
5791 pts Andrey Kravchenko  Belarus 30 January 2003 Belarus Minsk, Belarus 17 years, 26 days
7.24 (60 m), 7.16 m (long jump), 14.93 m (shot put), 2.10 m (high jump) / 8.12 (60 m hurdles), 4.30 m (pole vault), 2:46.24 (1000 m)
Heptathlon
(Junior)
5305 pts Sergey Usanov  Russia 31 January 1983 Belarus Minsk, Belarus 17 years, 30 days
7.29 (60 m), 6.72 m (long jump), 12.45 m (shot put), 2.05 m (high jump) / 8.74 (60 m hurdles), 4.20 m (pole vault), 2:45.4 (1000 m)
5592 pts (ht) Sven Reintak  Soviet Union 25 February 1980 Soviet Union Kharkiv, Soviet Union 16 years, 253 days
7.0 (60 m), 6.98 m (long jump), 13.79 m (shot put), 2.06 m (high jump) / 8.2 (60 m hurdles), 4.80 m (pole vault), 2:57.7 (1000 m)
Heptathlon
(Senior)
5483 pts Wang Jianan  China 14 February 2012 China Nanjing, China 15 years, 171 days
6.89 (60 m), 7.64 m (long jump), 9.27 m (shot put), 1.94 m (high jump) / 8.46 (60 m hurdles), 4.80 m (pole vault), 2:58.17 (1000 m)
5000 m walk 19:30.08 Yevgeniy Shmalyuk  Russia 25 December 1993 Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia 17 years, 345 days
4×200m relay 1:26.09 Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Isaiah Green
Vincent Joseph
Travon Patterson
Bryshon Nellum
 United States 13 March 2005 National Scholastic Indoor Championships United States New York, United States 15 years, 215 days
17 years, 52 days
16 years, 174 days
15 years, 316 days
[50][51]
4×400m relay 3:23.04 Zebulon B. Vance TC, Charlotte
Lamar Johnson
Erin Jenkins
Cameron Tate
Jarrett Samuels
 United States 14 March 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals United States Boston, United States [52]

Girls[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Age Ref
50 m 6.28 Victoria Jordan  United States 11 March 2007 United States Landover, Maryland, United States 17 years, 13 days
60 m 7.24 Victoria Jordan  United States 10 February 2007 United States Houston, United States 16 years, 349 days
200 m 23.15 Irene Ekelund  Sweden 17 February 2013 National Championships Sweden Norrköping, Sweden 15 years, 346 days [53]
400 m 52.10 Sanya Richards  United States 10 March 2002 United States New York City, United States 17 years, 12 days
800 m 2:01.8 (ht) Mary Decker  United States 17 February 1974 United States San Diego, United States 15 years, 197 days
1000 m 2:43.22 Aníta Hinriksdóttir  Iceland 15 December 2012 Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland 16 years, 337 days
1500 m 4:08.47 Gudaf Tsegay  Ethiopia 6 February 2014 XL Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 17 years, 25 days [54]
Mile 4:28.25 Mary C. Cain  United States 16 February 2013 Millrose Games United States New York, United States 16 years, 289 days [55]
2000 m 6:08.9 (ht) Daniela Fetcere  Latvia 27 January 2006 Latvia Riga, Latvia 15 years, 152 days
3000 m 8:46.01 Gotytom Gebreslase  Ethiopia 4 February 2012 United States Boston, United States 17 years, 20 days
5000 m 16:37.50 Stephanie Jenks  United States 14 March 2014 New Balance Nationals Indoor United States New York City, United States 16 years, 209 days [56]
50 m hurdles (84 cm) 6.95 Candy Young  United States 3 February 1979 Canada Edmonton, Canada 16 years, 258 days
60 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 8.19 Yekaterina Bleskina  Russia 29 January 2010 Russia Penza, Russia 17 years, 0 days
60 m hurdles (84 cm) 8.17A Dior Hall  United States 9 February 2013 CSM Twilight Collegiate Open United States Golden, United States 17 years, 38 days [57]
High jump 1.95 m Marina Kuptsova  Russia 30 January 1998 Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic 16 years, 39 days
Irina Kovalenko  Ukraine 26 December 2003 Ukraine Lviv, Ukraine 17 years, 197 days
Pole vault 4.46 m Zhang Yingning  China 15 March 2007 China Shanghai, PR China 17 years, 68 days
Long jump 6.61 m Anu Kaljurand  Estonia 1 February 1986 Soviet Union Leningrad, Soviet Union 16 years, 291 days
Triple jump 14.09 m Wang Rong  China 7 March 2013 National Indoor Grand Prix China Nanjing, China 16 years, 249 days [58][59]
Shot put (3 kg) 19.40 m Emel Dereli  Turkey 15 December 2012 Turkey Izmir, Turkey 16 years, 294 days
Shot put (4 kg) 17.58 m Emel Dereli  Turkey 28 December 2013 Salon Rekor Deneme Yarışları Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 17 years, 306 days [60][61]
Pentathlon
(Senior)
4284 pts Morgan Lake  United Kingdom 9 February 2014 ISM-IJSM-IUSM Mångkamp Sweden Växjö, Sweden 16 years, 273 days [62]
8.97 (60 m hurdles), 1.85 m (high jump), 13.38 m (shot put), 5.87 m (long jump), 2:24.48 (800 m)
3000 m walk (track) 12:05.6 (ht) Lyudmila Yefimkina  Russia 1 March 1998 Russia Insar, Russia 16 years, 191 days
4×200m relay 1:38.77 SC Berlin
Anja Schmitz
Nadja Hack
Carola Otto
Silke Breckenfelder
 Germany 17 February 1991 Germany Dortmund, Germany
Belgium Scholier
Imke Vervaet
Justien Grillet
Camille Laus
Kimberley Efonye
 Belgium 20 February 2010 ADMB-Jeugdaflossingsmeeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [63]
4×400m relay 3:46.31 Motor City TC
Johnyce Powell
Carlita Taylor
Jayla Fleming
Anna Jefferson
 United States 16 March 2014 New Balance Nationals Indoor United States New York City, United States 17 years, 74 days
15 years, 74 days
17 years, 74 days
16 years, 74 days
[64]

* = without wind measurement
ht = hand timing
OT = oversized track (> 200m in circumference)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

1. ^ Though sometimes called "world youth records", they are not officially recognized or ratified as such by any body. The IAAF refers to them as World Youth Bests (WYB) or World Youth Best Performances instead.

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