Athletissima

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Athletissima
Stade Olympique.jpg
Stade olympique de la Pontaise
Date June - July
Location Lausanne, Switzerland Switzerland
Event type Track and field
Established 8 July 1977
Official site Diamond League – Lausanne

Athletissima is an annual athletics meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the IAAF Diamond League.

The first edition was held on 8 July 1977 in the Stade Pierre de Coubertin. In 1986 the event was moved to the Stade olympique de la Pontaise.

World records[edit]

Over the course of its history, three world records have been set at Athletissima.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2006 110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang  China
2005 Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia
1994 100 m 9.85 (+1.2 m/s) Leroy Burrell  United States

Meeting records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.69 (-0.1 m/s) DLR Yohan Blake  Jamaica 23 August 2012 [1]
200 m 19.58 (+1.4 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 23 August 2012 [2]
400 m 43.66 Michael Johnson  United States 3 July 1996
800 m 1:42.61 Wilson Kipketer  Denmark 2 July 1997
1000 m 2:13.49 DLR Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti 25 August 2016 [3]
1500 m 3:29.51 Ali Saïdi-Sief  Algeria 4 July 2001
3000 m 7:30.62 Daniel Komen  Kenya 2 July 1999
5000 m 12:59.13 Vincent Chepkok  Kenya 30 June 2011 [4]
110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang  China 11 July 2006
400 m hurdles 47.14 Edwin Moses  United States 14 July 1981
3000 m steeplechase 8:01.62 Brimin Kiprop Kipruto  Kenya 8 July 2010
High jump 2.41 m Bohdan Bondarenko  Ukraine 4 July 2013 [5]
Pole vault 5.92 m Sam Kendricks  United States 25 August 2016 [6]
Long jump 8.56 m Iván Pedroso  Cuba 5 July 1995
Triple jump 18.06 m DLR Christian Taylor  United States 9 July 2015 [7]
Shot put| 22.20 m David Storl  Germany 9 July 2015 [8]
Discus throw 70.53 m Virgilijus Alekna  Lithuania 5 July 2005
Javelin throw 90.16 m Keshorn Walcott  Trinidad and Tobago 9 July 2015 [9]
Javelin throw (tail drag model) 90.72 m Jan Zelezny  Czechoslovakia 10 July 1991

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.72 (0.0 m/s) Marion Jones  United States 25 August 1998
200 m 22.07 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 5 July 1995
400 m 49.45 Marie-José Pérec  France 3 July 1996
800 m 1:56.25 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 2 July 2002
1500 m 3:58.60 Yelena Soboleva  Russia 11 July 2006
3000 m 8:31.84 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 25 August 2016 [10]
100 m hurdles 12.40 (+1.2 m/s) Gail Devers  United States 2 July 2002
400 m hurdles 53.08 Nezha Bidouane  Morocco 2 July 1999
3000 m steeplechase 9:16.99 Virginia Nyambura  Kenya 9 July 2015 [11]
High jump 2.04 m Kajsa Bergqvist  Sweden 2 July 2002
Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia 5 July 2005
Long jump 7.48 m (+0.4 m/s) Heike Drechsler  Germany 8 July 1992
Triple jump 15.33 m (+1.2 m/s) Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 6 July 2004
Shot put 20.95 m Valerie Adams  New Zealand 23 August 2012 [12]
Discus throw 68.96 m Sandra Perković  Croatia 4 July 2013 [13]
Javelin throw 67.40 m Osleidys Menendez  Cuba 2 July 2002
4×100 m relay 42.40 Madiea Ghafoor
Dafne Schippers
Tessa van Schagen
Jamile Samuel
 Netherlands 3 July 2014 [14]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "100m Results". IAAFdate=23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "200m Results". IAAF. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "5000m Men: Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 30 June 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Triple Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Javelin Throw Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  10. ^ "3000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  11. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Women's Shot Put Results". IAAF. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013. [permanent dead link]
  14. ^ "Women's 4×100m Relay Results". Diamond League - Lausanne. 3 July 2014. Archived from the original on 8 July 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 

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