British Grand Prix (athletics)

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British Grand Prix
Alexander Stadium.jpg
The host stadium – Alexander Stadium
Date July
Location Birmingham, England
Event type Track and field
Official site British Grand Prix

The British Grand Prix is an annual athletics meeting. Since 2010 it has been a part of the IAAF Diamond League series of track and field meets.

Venues[edit]

Year Date Stadium City
1998 2 August Don Valley Stadium Sheffield
1999 7 August Crystal Palace London
2000 5 August Crystal Palace London
2001 22 July Crystal Palace London
2002 23 August Crystal Palace London
2003 8 August Crystal Palace London
2004 30 July Crystal Palace London
2005 22 July Crystal Palace London
2006 11 June International Stadium Gateshead
2007 15 July Don Valley Stadium Sheffield
2008 31 August International Stadium Gateshead
2009 31 August International Stadium Gateshead
2010 5 June International Stadium Gateshead
2011 10 July Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2012 26 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2013 30 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2014 24 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2015 7 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2016 5 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham

World records[edit]

Over the course of its history, the following world records have been set at the British Grand Prix.[1]

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2004 Pole vault 4.89 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia
2006 100 m 9.77 (+1.5 m/s) Asafa Powell  Jamaica

Meeting records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.77 (+1.5 m/s) Asafa Powell  Jamaica 11 June 2006
200 m 19.94 Michael Johnson  United States 15 September 1991
300 m 31.56 Douglas Walker  Great Britain 19 July 1998
400 m 44.23 Kirani James  Grenada 5 June 2016 [2]
600 m 1:13.10 DLR David Rudisha  Kenya 5 June 2016 [3]
800 m 1:43.93 Mark Everett  United States 15 September 1991
1500 m 3:29.33 Asbel Kiprop  Kenya 5 June 2016 [4]
Mile 3:51.89 Asbel Kiprop  Kenya 24 August 2014 [5]
3000 m 7:26.69 Kenenisa Bekele  Ethiopia 15 July 2007
Two miles 8:07.85 DLR Mo Farah  Great Britain 24 August 2014 [6]
5000 m 13:00.20 Vincent Chepkok  Kenya 10 July 2010
110 m hurdles 12.95 (-0.9 m/s) Aries Merritt  United States 26 August 2012 [7]
400 m hurdles 47.67 Kevin Young  United States 14 August 1992
3000 m steeplechase 8:00.12 Conseslus Kipruto  Kenya 5 June 2016 [8]
High jump 2.38 m Mutaz Essa Barshim  Qatar 24 August 2014 [9]
Bohdan Bondarenko  Ukraine 24 August 2014 [9]
Long jump 8.45 m Miguel Pate  United States 21 August 2005
Triple jump 17.74 m Christian Olsson  Sweden 13 July 2003
Shot put 22.45 m Christian Cantwell  United States 11 June 2006
Discus throw 69.83 m DLR Piotr Małachowski  Poland 10 July 2010
Javelin throw 95.66 m Jan Železný  Czech Republic 29 August 1993

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.81 (+0.7 m/s) Carmelita Jeter  United States 26 August 2012 [10]
200 m 22.25 Sanya Richards  United States 11 June 2006
400 m 49.77 Sanya Richards  United States 21 August 2005
800 m 1:56.92 Francine Niyonsaba  Burundi 5 June 2016 [11]
1500 m 3:58.07 Kelly Holmes  Great Britain 29 June 1997
3000 m 8:33.00 Sonia O'Sullivan  Ireland 27 August 2000
Two miles 9:11.49 DLR Mercy Cherono  Kenya 24 August 2014 [12]
5000 m 14:51.77 Tirunesh Dibaba  Ethiopia 21 August 2005
100 m hurdles 12.46 (-0.3 m/s) Kendra Harrison  United States 5 June 2016 [13]
400 m hurdles 53.78 Kaliese Spencer  Jamaica 26 August 2012 [14]
3000 m steeplechase 9:17.43 Milcah Chemos  Kenya 30 June 2013 [15]
High jump 2.03 m Kajsa Bergqvist  Sweden 21 August 2005
Pole vault 4.87 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia 27 June 2004
Long jump 6.95 m Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 11 June 2006
Triple jump 14.94 m Ashia Hansen  Great Britain 29 June 1997
Shot put 20.57 m Nadzeya Astapchuk  Belarus 10 July 2010
Discus throw 69.23 m Sandra Perkovic  Croatia 7 June 2015 [16]
Javelin throw 66.08 m Barbora Špotáková  Czech Republic 26 August 2012 [17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powell equals 100m world record. BBC Sport (2006-06-11). Retrieved on 2010-06-07.
  2. ^ "400m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "600m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Mile Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Two Miles Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "110m Hurdles – Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "High Jump Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "100m Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  11. ^ "800m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  12. ^ "Two Miles Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  13. ^ "100m Hurdles Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016. 
  14. ^ "400m Hurdles Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  15. ^ Matt Brown (30 June 2013). "Farah delivers as other favourites falter in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  16. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 7 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  17. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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