South African records in athletics

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The following are the national records in athletics in South Africa maintained by Athletics South Africa (ASA).

Outdoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.98 A (+1.4 m/s) Simon Magakwe 12 April 2014 South African Championships South Africa Pretoria, South Africa [1]
200 m 20.11 (-0.8 m/s) Morne Nagel 5 April 2002 South Africa Germiston, South Africa
400 m 44.38 Wayde van Niekerk 14 June 2014 Adidas Grand Prix United States New York City, United States [2]
800 m 1:42.69 Hezekiél Sepeng 3 September 1999 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
1000 m 2:15.86 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi 7 August 2007 DN Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
1500 m 3:31.93 Johan Cronje 8 September 2013 Rieti Meeting Italy Rieti, Italy [3]
Mile 3:50.70 Johan Cronje 31 May 2014 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [4]
3000 m 7:41.06 Juan Van Deventer 22 July 2008 DN Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
5000 m 13:14.16 Shadrack Hoff 2 July 1995 United Kingdom Gateshead, United Kingdom
10000 m 27:29.94 Hendrick Ramaala 22 February 1999 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
10 km (road) 28:00 Matthews Motshwarateu 4 October 1980 United States Purchase, United States
15 km (road) 42:58 Meshack Mogotsi 2 November 1991 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
Shadrack Hoff 8 July 2001 United States Utica, United States
20 km (road) 57:46 Hendrick Ramaala 18 October 1998 France Paris, France
One hour 20386 m Kevin Shaw 2 October 1978 South Africa Bellville, South Africa
Half marathon 1:00:07 Hendrick Ramaala 4 October 1997 World Half Marathon Championships Slovakia Košice, Slovakia
25 km (road) 1:15:02 Lusapho April 9 May 2010 BIG 25 Germany Berlin, Germany [5]
30 km (road) 1:32:43 Neo Molema 12 January 2002 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
Marathon 2:06:33 Gert Thys 14 February 1999 Tokyo Marathon Japan Tokyo, Japan
100 km (road) 6:25:07 Bruce Fordyce 4 February 1989 South Africa Stellenbosch, South Africa
110 m hurdles 13.24 (+0.3 m/s) Lehann Fourie 7 September 2012 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [6]
200 m hurdles (straight) 22.63 (-0.3 m/s) L. J. van Zyl 25 May 2013 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [7]
400 m hurdles 47.66 A L. J. van Zyl 25 February 2011 Yellow Pages Invitation Series II South Africa Pretoria, South Africa [8][9][10]
47.66 31 May 2011 Golden Spike Ostrava Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic [11][12]
3000 m steeplechase 8:11.50 Ruben Ramolefi 29 August 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [13]
High jump 2.38 m Jacques Freitag 5 March 2005 South Africa Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Pole vault 6.03 m Okkert Brits 18 August 1995 Germany Cologne, Germany
Long jump 8.50 m (+1.3 m/s) Godfrey Mokoena 4 July 2009 Meeting de Atletismo Spain Madrid, Spain
Triple jump 17.25 m (+1.3 m/s) Godfrey Mokoena 16 April 2005 South Africa Durban, South Africa
Shot put 21.97 m Janus Robberts 2 June 2001 United States Eugene, United States
Discus throw 70.32 m Frantz Kruger 26 May 2002 France Salon-de-Provence, France
Hammer throw 80.63 m Chris Harmse 15 April 2005 South Africa Durban, South Africa
Javelin throw 88.75 m Marius Corbett 21 September 1998 Commonwealth Games Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Decathlon 8343 pts Willem Coertzen 10–11 August 2013 World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia [14]
10.95 (+0.1 m/s) (100 m), 7.44 m (+1.8 m/s) (long jump), 13.88 m (shot put), 2.05 m (high jump), 48.32 (400 m) /
14.30 (-0.1 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 43.25 m (discus), 4.50 m (pole vault), 69.35 m (javelin), 4:24.60 (1500 m)
3000 walk (track) 11:27.2 Chris Britz 29 April 1989 South Africa Pretoria, South Africa
5000 walk (track) 19:29.94 Chris Britz 27 March 1997 South Africa Pietersburg, South Africa
10000 m walk (track) 40:32.78 Chris Britz 10 April 1995 South Africa Krugersdorp, South Africa
20000 m walk (track) 1:24:51 Stanley Valentine 1 May 1989 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
20 km walk (road) 1:22:21 Christian Britz 11 May 1996 Oder-Neisse Grand Prix Germany Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany
30 km walk (road) 2:14:28 Christian Britz 25 August 1994 Australia Victoria, Australia
50 km walk (road) 3:55:32 Marc Mundell 11 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, Great Britain [15]
4×100 m relay 38.47  South Africa
Morne Nagel
Corné du Plessis
Lee-Roy Newton
Mathew Quinn
12 August 2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [16]
4×200 m relay 1:22.06  South Africa
Marcus La Grange
Mathew Quinn
Josef van der Linde
Paul Gorries
1 March 2002 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
4×400 m relay 2:59.21  South Africa
Oscar Pistorius
Ofentse Mogawane
Willem de Beer
Shane Victor
1 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [17]
4×800 m relay 7:04.70  South Africa
Gideon van Oudtshoorn
Hezekiel Sepeng
Jurgens Kotze
Johan Botha
6 June 1999 Germany Stuttgart, Germany
4×1500 m relay 14:50.82  South Africa
Matthews Temane
Deon Brummer
Henning Gericke
Johan Fourie
15 October 1984 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 11.06 (+1.0 m/s) Evette de Klerk 20 April 1990 South Africa Germiston, South Africa
200 m 22.06 (+0.7 m/s) A Evette de Klerk 8 April 1989 South Africa Pietersburg, South Africa
400 m 50.05 Heide Seyerling 25 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
800 m 1:55.45 Caster Semenya 19 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [18]
1000 m 2:37.20 Ilze de Kock-Wicksell 7 February 1983 South Africa Bloemfontein, South Africa
1500 m 4:01.81 Zola Budd 21 March 1984 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Mile 4:23.38 Zola Budd 4 March 1991 South Africa Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2000 m 5:38.07 Zola Budd 8 April 1991 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
3000 m 8:32.00 Elana Meyer 29 April 2001 South Africa Durban, South Africa
5000 m 14:44.05 Elana Meyer 22 July 1995 Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
10000 m 30:52.51 Elana Meyer 10 September 1994 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
10 km (road) 31:13 Elana Meyer 14 October 2001 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
15 km (road) 46:57 Elana Meyer 2 November 1991 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
20 km (road) 1:05:11 Colleen De Reuck 7 September 1998 United States New Haven, United States
Half marathon 1:06:44 Elana Meyer 15 January 1999 Japan Tokyo, Japan
25 km (road) 1:27:26 Colleen De Reuck 30 Jan 1994 South Africa Pinetown, South Africa
30 km (road) 1:53:01 Monica Drogemoller 17 January 1987 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa
Marathon 2:25:15 a Elana Meyer 18 April 1994 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States
2:26:35 Collen de Reuck 29 September 1996 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany
100 km (road) 7:31:47 # Helene Joubert 16 September 1995 Netherlands Winschoten, Netherlands
7:42:05 Lindsay Anne van Aswegen 10 September 2011 25th IAU World Championships Netherlands Winschoten, Netherlands [19]
100 m hurdles 12.94 (+1.8 m/s) Corien Botha 10 July 1998 Spain Salamanca, Spain
400 m hurdles 53.74 Myrtle Bothma 18 April 1986 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
3000 m steeplechase 9:54.19 Tebogo Masehla 4 June 2011 Memorial Léon Buyle Belgium Oordegem, Belgium [20][21]
High jump 2.06 m Hestrie Cloete 31 August 2003 World Championships France Saint-Denis, France [22]
Pole vault 4.42 m Elmarie Gerryts 12 June 2000 Germany Wesel, Germany
Long jump 6.93 m (+1.2 m/s) Karin Melis Mey 7 July 2007 14th Weitsprung-Meeting der Weltklasse Germany Bad Langensalza, Germany
6.93 m (+0.6 m/s) Karin Melis Mey 7 June 2008 15th Weitsprung-Meeting der Weltklasse Germany Bad Langensalza, Germany
Triple jump 13.89 m (+0.6 m/s) A Patience Ntshingila 24 March 2012 Yellow Pages Interprovincial South Africa Potchefstroom, South Africa [23]
Shot put 17.88 m Drienkie van Wyk 25 January 2002 South Africa Germiston, South Africa
Discus throw 64.87 m Elizna Naude 2 March 2007 South Africa Stellenbosch, South Africa
Hammer throw 59.37 m Elmarie Knoetzen 1 February 2002 South Africa Bloemfontein, South Africa
Javelin throw 69.35 m Sunette Viljoen 9 June 2012 Adidas Grand Prix United States New York City, United States [24]
Heptathlon 6181 pts Janice Josephs 22–23 March 2006 Commonwealth Games Australia Melbourne, Australia
13.65 (+2.0 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.70 m (high jump), 11.79 m (shot put), 23.42 (+0.9 m/s) (200 m) /
6.22 m (-1.4 m/s) (long jump), 43.77 m (javelin), 2:10.61 (800 m)
3000 m walk (track) 12:53.19 Nicolene Cronje 20 February 2004 South Africa Pretoria, South Africa
5000 m walk (track) 22:19.64 Nicolene Cronje 5 March 2004 South Africa Durban, South Africa
10000 m walk (track) 47:32.54 A Nicolene Cronje 19 March 2005 South Africa Pretoria, South Africa
10 km walk (road) 45:05.4 # Susan Vermeulen 17 April 1999 South Africa Bloemfontein, South Africa
20000 m walk (track) 1:36:18.22 Nicolene Cronje 17 March 2004 South Africa Durban, South Africa
20 km walk (road) 1:36:18 Susan Vermeulen 2 May 1999 France Mézidon-Canon, France
50 km walk (road) 5:42.30 Trudi Carstens 7 July 1999 South Africa George, South Africa
4x100 m relay 43.25  South Africa
Wendy Hartman
Dikeledi Moropane
Susanna Holtshausen
Heide Seyerling
18 March 2000 South Africa Pietersburg, South Africa
4x200 m relay 1:32.72  South Africa
Ina van Rensburg
Mari-Lise Furstenberg
Evette de Klerk
Maryke Doubell
9 March 1987 South Africa Bloemfontein, South Africa
4x400 m relay 3:30.12  South Africa
Surita Febbraio
Adri Schoeman
Heide Seyerling
Estie Wittstock
18 July 2004 African Championships Republic of the Congo Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
4x800 m relay 8:19.47  South Africa
Helga van Wermeskerken
Ermyntrude Vermeulen
Yvonne Goosen
Elize Fouche
13 February 1985 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa

Indoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.62+ Morné Nagel 24 February 2002 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 6.48 Morné Nagel 27 January 2002 Germany Dortmund, Germany
200 m 20.47 Anaso Jobodwana 8 March 2013 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [25]
400 m 46.44 Edwin Modibedi 22 February 1986 United States Syracuse, United States
800 m 1:44.91 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi 9 March 2008 World Championships Spain Valencia, Spain [26]
1000 m 2:16.71 Johan Botha 3 February 1999 Germany Erfurt, Germany
1500 m 3:36.96 Juan Van Deventer 14 February 2010 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [27]
3000 m 7:39.55 Elroy Gelant 9 February 2014 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [28]
5000 m 13:38.3 Sydney Maree 6 February 1981 Millrose Games United States New York, United States
50 m hurdles 6.48+ Shaun Bownes 25 February 2001 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.52 Shaun Bownes 23 February 2001 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium
300 m hurdles 34.92 Llewellyn Herbert 9 February 1999 Pirkkahall Finland Tampere, Finland [29][30]
High jump 2.28 m Jacques Freitag 26 January 2005 Pedro's Cup Poland Bydgoszcz, Poland
20 February 2005 Estonia Tallinn, Estonia
Ramsay Carelse 28 February 2006 Estonia Tallinn, Estonia
Pole vault 5.90 m Okkert Brits 16 February 1997 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
1 June 1997 Canada Toronto, Canada
Long jump 8.18 m Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 23 February 2007 France Paris, France
Triple jump 16.22 m Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 20 February 2007 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Shot put 21.47 m Janus Robberts 1 December 2001 United States Norman, United States
Heptathlon 4862 pts Willem Coertzen 12–13 January 2008 United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom
7.26 (60 m), 6.85 m (long jump), 12.31 m (shot put), 1.60 m (high jump) / 8.36 (60 m hurdles), 3.85 m (pole vault), 2:53.04 (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 7.15 Wendy Hartman 7 March 1999 World Championships Japan Maebashi, Japan
200 m 23.16 Wendy Hartman 5 March 1999 World Championships Japan Maebashi, Japan
400 m 55.48 Marna Schuttle 25 February 2001 United States Allston, United States
800 m 2:06.65 Angela Wagner 12 March 2010 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [31]
2:05.72 OT 13 February 2010 United States Seattle, United States
1500 m 4:16.96 René Kalmer 14 February 2010 Belgium Ghent, Belgium
3000 m 9:01.41 René Kalmer 12 March 2010 World Championships Qatar Doha, Qatar [32]
5000 m 15:45.40 René Kalmer 10 February 2010 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden [33]
60 m hurdles 9.44 Winnie de Winnaar 13 March 2004 Germany Sindelfingen, Germany
High jump 1.97 m Hestrie Cloete 18 February 2001 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
Pole vault 4.41 m Elmarie Gerryts 20 February 2000 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
Long jump 6.85 m Karin Melis Mey 21 February 2008 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
Triple jump
Shot put 17.49 m Simoné du Toit 29 January 2011 United States Houston, United States
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk 15:57.06 Ada Booyens 6 March 2010 World Masters Indoor Championships Canada Kamloops, Canada
4x400 m relay

+ = en route to a longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified
a = aided road course according to IAAF rule 260.28

References[edit]

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