List of Commonwealth records in athletics

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Commonwealth records in athletics are the best marks set in an event by an athlete who competes for a member nation of the Commonwealth of Nations.

Outdoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 9.58 (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 16 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [1]
200 m 19.19 (-0.3 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 20 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [2]
400 m 43.03 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 14 August 2016 Olympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [3]
800 m 1:40.91 David Rudisha  Kenya 9 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [4]
1000 m 2:11.96 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 5 September 1999 IAAF Grand Prix Italy Rieti, Italy
1500 m 3:26.34 Bernard Lagat  Kenya 24 August 2001 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Mile 3:43.40 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 7 July 1999 Golden Gala Italy Rome, Italy
2000 m 4:48.74 John Kemboi Kibowen  Kenya 1 August 1998 KBC Night of Athletics Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
3000 m 7:20.67 Daniel Komen  Kenya 1 September 1996 IAAF Grand Prix Italy Rieti, Italy
5000 m 12:39.74 Daniel Komen  Kenya 22 August 1997 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
5 km (road) 12:59.5 Sammy Kipketer  Kenya 26 March 2000 15th Carlsbad 5000 United States Carlsbad, United States
10000 m 26:27.85 Paul Tergat  Kenya 22 August 1997 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
10 km (road) 26:44 Leonard Patrick Komon  Kenya 26 September 2010 Singelloop Netherlands Utrecht, Netherlands [5]
15 km (road) 41:13 Leonard Patrick Komon  Kenya 21 November 2010 Zevenheuvelenloop Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands [6]
20000 m (track) 57:28.7 Carl Thackery  Great Britain 31 March 1990 France La Flèche, France
20 km (road) 55:31+ Samuel Wanjiru  Kenya 17 March 2007 City-Pier-City Loop Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
Half marathon 58:33 Samuel Wanjiru  Kenya 17 March 2007 City-Pier-City Loop Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
One hour 20885 m Carl Thackery  Great Britain 31 March 1990 France La Flèche, France
25000 m (track) 1:12:25.4+ Moses Mosop  Kenya 3 June 2011 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [7][8]
25 km (road) 1:11:18 Dennis Kipruto Kimetto  Kenya 6 May 2012 BIG 25 Germany Berlin, Germany [9][10]
30000 m (track) 1:26:47.4 Moses Mosop  Kenya 3 June 2011 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [7][11]
30 km (road) 1:27:13+ Stanley Biwott  Kenya 24 April 2016 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [12]
1:27:13+ Eliud Kipchoge  Kenya 24 April 2016 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [13]
35 km (road) 1:41:47+ Dennis Kipruto Kimetto  Kenya 28 September 2014 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [14]
40 km (road) 1:56:29+ Dennis Kipruto Kimetto  Kenya 28 September 2014 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [14]
Marathon 2:02:57 Dennis Kipruto Kimetto  Kenya 28 September 2014 Berlin Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany [14]
2:03:02 a # [15] Geoffrey Mutai  Kenya 18 April 2011 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States [16][17]
2:03:06 a # [15] Moses Mosop  Kenya 18 April 2011 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States [16][17]
100 km 6:24:05 Simon Pride  Great Britain 15 May 1999 100 km de Vendée France Chavagnes-en-Paillers, France
110 m hurdles 12.91 (+0.5 m/s) Colin Jackson  Great Britain 20 August 1993 World Championships Germany Stuttgart, Germany
400 m hurdles 47.10 Samuel Matete  Zambia 7 August 1991 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
3000 m steeplechase 7:53.64 Brimin Kipruto  Kenya 22 July 2011 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco [18] [1]
High jump 2.40 m[19][20] Derek Drouin  Canada 25 April 2014 Drake Relays United States Des Moines, United States [21]
Pole vault 6.05 m Dmitri Markov  Australia 9 August 2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [22]
Long jump 8.62 m (+0.7 m/s) James Beckford  Jamaica 5 April 1997 United States Orlando, United States
Triple jump 18.29 m (+1.3 m/s) Jonathan Edwards  Great Britain 7 August 1995 World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden [23] [2]
Shot put 22.21 m A Dylan Armstrong  Canada 25 June 2011 Canadian Championships Canada Calgary, Canada [24]
Discus throw 70.32 m Frantz Kruger  South Africa 26 May 2002 France Salon-de-Provence, France
Hammer throw 80.63 m Chris Harmse  South Africa 15 April 2005 South Africa Durban, South Africa
Javelin throw 92.72 m Julius Yego  Kenya 26 August 2015 World Championships China Beijing, China [25]
Decathlon 8847 pts Daley Thompson  Great Britain 7–8 August 1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States
10.44 (100 m), 8.01 m (long jump), 15.72 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump), 46.97 (400 m) /
14.33 (110 m hurdles), 46.56 m (discus), 5.00 m (pole vault), 65.24 m (javelin), 4:35.00 (1500 m)
3000 m walk (track) 10:56.22 Andrew Jachno  Australia 7 February 1991 Melbourne Track Classic Australia Melbourne, Australia
5000 m walk (track) 18:41.83 Jared Tallent  Australia 28 February 2009 Sydney Track Classic Australia Sydney, Australia
10000 m walk (track) 38:20.9 David Smith  Australia 15 September 1985 Australia Sydney, Australia
38:06.6 # 25 September 1986
20000 m walk (track) 1:19:48.1 Nathan Deakes  Australia 4 September 2001 Australia Brisbane, Australia
20 km walk (road) 1:17.33 Nathan Deakes  Australia 23 April 2005 China Cixi City, China
50000 m walk (track) 3:43:50.0 Simon Baker  Australia 9 September 1990 Australia Melbourne, Australia
50 km walk (road) 3:35.47 Nathan Deakes  Australia 2 December 2006 Australia Geelong, Australia
4 × 100 m relay 36.84 Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
 Jamaica 11 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [26]
4 × 200 m relay 1:18.63 Nickel Ashmeade
Warren Weir
Jermaine Brown
Yohan Blake
 Jamaica 24 May 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [27]
4 × 400 m relay 2:56.72 Chris Brown
Demetrius Pinder
Michael Mathieu
Ramon Miller
 Bahamas 10 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [28]
4 × 800 m relay 7:02.43 Joseph Mutua
William Yiampoy
Ismael Kombich
Wilfred Bungei
 Kenya 25 August 2006 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Distance medley relay 9:15.56 Elkanah Angwenyi 2:50.8 (1200m)
Thomas Musembi 45.8 (400m)
Alfred Kirwa Yego 1:46.2 (800m)
Alex Kipchirchir 3:52.8 (1600 m)
 Kenya 29 April 2006 Penn Relays United States Philadelphia, United States
4 × 1500 m relay 14:22.22 Collins Cheboi
Silas Kiplagat
James Kiplagat Magut
Asbel Kiprop
 Kenya 25 May 2014 IAAF World Relays The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas [29]
Ekiden relay 1:57:06 Josephat Muchiri Ndambiri 13:24/ 5 km
Martin Irungu Mathathi 27:12/ 10 km
Daniel Muchunu Mwangi 13:59/ 5 km
Mekubo Mogusu 27:56/ 10 km
Onesmus Nyerre 14:36/ 5 km
John Kariuki 19:59/ 7.195 km
 Kenya 23 November 2005 International Chiba Ekiden Japan Chiba, Japan

Commonwealth best times for non-standard events[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.47+ (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 16 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [30]
60 m 6.31+ (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 16 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [31] [3]
100 y 9.07+ (-0.5 m/s) Asafa Powell  Jamaica 27 May 2010 Golden Spike Ostrava Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic [32]
150 m (bend) 14.44+ (-0.3 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 20 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [33]
150 m (straight) 14.35 (+1.1 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 17 May 2009 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [34]
300 m 30.97 Usain Bolt  Jamaica 27 May 2010 Golden Spike Ostrava Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic [35]
500 m 57.69 [36] David Rudisha  Kenya 10 September 2016 Great North CityGames United Kingdom Newcastle, United Kingdom [37]
600 m 1:13.10 David Rudisha  Kenya 5 June 2016 British Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom [38]
Two miles 7:58.61 Daniel Komen  Kenya 19 July 1997 KBC Night of Athletics Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
10 miles (road) 44:27 Leonard Patrick Komon  Kenya 18 September 2011 27th Dam tot Dam Netherlands Zaandam, Netherlands [39]
2000 m steeplechase 5:14.43 Julius Kariuki  Kenya 21 August 1990 Italy Rovereto, Italy
200 m hurdles "straight" 22.10 (+2.0 m/s) [WB] Andy Turner  Great Britain 15 May 2011 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [40]
22.10 (+1.8 m/s) [WB] L. J. van Zyl  South Africa 9 May 2015 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [41]
200 m hurdles "curve" 22.59 (+0.2 m/s) Darryl Wohlsen  Australia 14 March 1996 Australia Brisbane, Australia
Swedish relay 1:46.59 Puma Reggae Team
Christopher Williams (100m)
Usain Bolt (200m)
Davian Clarke (300m)
Jermaine Gonzales (400 m)
 Jamaica 25 July 2006 DN Galan Sweden Stockholm, Stockholm [42]
4x1 mile relay 15:59.57 Tony Rogers
John Bowden
Mike Gilchrist
John Walker
 New Zealand 2 March 1983 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 10.70 (+0.6 m/s) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce  Jamaica 29 June 2012 Jamaican Championships Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica [43] [4]
200 m 21.64 (+0.8 m/s) Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 13 September 1991 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
400 m 48.63 Cathy Freeman  Australia 29 July 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
800 m 1:54.01 Pamela Jelimo  Kenya 29 August 2008 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland [44]
1000 m 2:29.66 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 23 August 1996 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
1500 m 3:56.98 Faith Kipyegon  Kenya 10 May 2013 Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix Qatar Doha, Qatar [45]
Mile 4:16.71 Faith Kipyegon  Kenya 11 September 2015 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [46]
2000 m 5:26.93 Yvonne Murray  Great Britain 8 July 1994 United Kingdom Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3000 m 8:22.20 Paula Radcliffe  Great Britain 19 July 2002 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco
5000 m 14:20.87 Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 29 July 2011 DN Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden [47]
10000 m 29:32.53 Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 12 August 2016 Olympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [48]
10 km (road) 30:04+ Joyciline Jepkosgei  Kenya 1 April 2017 Prague Half Marathon Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic [49]
15 km (road) 45:37+ Joyciline Jepkosgei  Kenya 1 April 2017 Prague Half Marathon Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic [50]
20000 m (track) 1:05:26.6 Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 3 September 2000 Germany Borgholzhausen, Germany
20 km (road) 1:01:25+ Joyciline Jepkosgei  Kenya 1 April 2017 Prague Half Marathon Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic [51]
Half marathon 1:04:52 Joyciline Jepkosgei  Kenya 1 April 2017 Prague Half Marathon Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic [52]
25000 m (track) 1:27:05.9 Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 21 September 2002 Germany Mengerskirchen, Germany
25 km (road) 1:19:43+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany  Kenya 23 April 2017 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [53]
30000 m (track) 1:45:50.00 Tegla Loroupe  Kenya 7 June 2003 Germany Warstein, Germany
30 km (road) 1:36:05+ Mary Jepkosgei Keitany  Kenya 23 April 2017 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [54]
Marathon (mixed gender) 2:15:24.6 Paula Radcliffe  Great Britain 13 April 2003 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [55]
Marathon (women only) 2:17:01 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany  Kenya 23 April 2017 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [56]
100 m hurdles 12.28 (+1.1 m/s) Sally Pearson  Australia 3 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [57]
400 m hurdles 52.42 Melaine Walker  Jamaica 20 August 2009 World Championships Germany Berlin, Germany [58]
2000 m steeplechase 6:02.16 Virginia Nyambura Nganga  Kenya 6 September 2015 ISTAF Germany Berlin, Germany [59]
3000 m steeplechase 9:00.01 Hyvin Jepkemoi  Kenya 28 May 2016 Prefontaine Classic United States Eugene, United States [60]
High jump 2.06 m Hestrie Cloete  South Africa 31 August 2003 World Championships France Saint-Denis, France [61]
Pole vault 4.82 m Eliza McCartney  New Zealand 26 February 2017 Auckland Track Challenge New Zealand North Shore, New Zealand [62]
Long jump 7.16 m A (-0.1 m/s) Elva Goulbourne  Jamaica 22 May 2004 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Triple jump 15.39 m (+0.5 m/s) Françoise Mbango Etone  Cameroon 17 August 2008 Olympic Games China Beijing, China [63]
Shot put 21.24 m Valerie Adams  New Zealand 29 August 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [64]
Discus throw 68.72 m Daniela Costian  Australia 22 January 1994 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
Hammer throw 75.73 m Sultana Frizell  Canada 22 May 2014 Tucson Elite Classic United States Tucson, United States [65]
Javelin throw 69.35 m Sunette Viljoen  South Africa 9 June 2012 Adidas Grand Prix United States New York City, United States [66]
Heptathlon 6955 pts Jessica Ennis  Great Britain 3–4 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [67]
12.54 (+1.3 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.86 m (high jump), 14.28 m (shot put), 22.83 (-0.3 m/s) (200 m) /
6.48 m (-0.6 m/s) (long jump), 47.49 m (javelin), 2:08.65 (800 m)
Decathlon 6915 pts (ht) # Margaret Simpson  Ghana 18–19 April 2007 Mauritius Réduit, Mauritius
(100 m), (discus), (pole vault), (javelin), (400 m) / (100 m hurdles), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump), (1500 m)
6878 pts Jessica Taylor  Great Britain 12–13 September 2015 Kent County Multi-Events Championships United Kingdom Erith, United Kingdom [68]
100m (wind) Long jump (wind) Shot put High jump 400m 110H (wind) Discus Pole vault Javelin 1500m
12.30 (−2.7) 5.96 (+0.2) 11.48m 1.63m 55.12 14.61 (−1.5) 28.77m 2.50m 34.76m 5:44.32
10000 m walk (track) 41:57.22 Kerry Saxby-Junna  Australia 24 July 1990 United States Seattle, United States
10 km walk (road) 41:29.71 Kerry Saxby-Junna  Australia 27 August 1988 Australia Canberra, Australia
20000 m walk (track) 1:33:40.2 Kerry Saxby-Junna  Australia 6 September 2001 Australia Brisbane, Australia
20 km walk (road) 1:27:44 Jane Saville  Australia 2 May 2004 Germany Naumburg, Germany
4 × 100 m relay 41.07 Veronica Campbell-Brown
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
 Jamaica 29 August 2015 World Championships China Beijing, China [69]
4 × 400 m relay 3:18.71 Rosemarie Whyte
Davita Prendagast
Novlene Williams-Mills
Shericka Williams
 Jamaica 3 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [70]
4 × 800 m relay 8:04.28


 Kenya 25 May 2014 IAAF World Relays The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas [71]
Distance medley relay 10:43.35 Selah Jepleting Busienei (1200 m)
Joy Nakhumicha Sakari (400 m)
Sylivia Chematui Chesebe (800 m)
Virginia Nyambura Nganga (1600 m)
 Kenya 2 May 2015 IAAF World Relays The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas [72]
4 × 1500 m relay 16:33.58 Mercy Cherono
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
Irene Jelagat
Hellen Onsando Obiri
 Kenya 24 May 2014 2014 IAAF World Relays The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas [73]
Ekiden relay 2:13:35 Philes Ongori
Evelyne Kemunto Kimwei
Sally Kaptich Chepyego
Catherine Ndereba
Jane Wanjiku Gakunyi
Lucy Wangui Kabuu
 Kenya 23 November 2006 International Chiba Ekiden Japan Chiba, Japan

Commonwealth best times for non-standard events[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 y 9.91+ (+1.1 m/s) [WB] Veronica Campbell-Brown  Jamaica 31 May 2011 Golden Spike Ostrava Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic [74]
150 m (bend) 16.46 (−1.5 m/s) Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 27 September 1989 Italy Trapani, Italy [75][76]
150 m (straight) 16.57 (+1.1 m/s) Desiree Henry  Great Britain 10 September 2016 Great North CityGames United Kingdom Newcastle, United Kingdom [37]
200 m (straight) 20.96 (+0.2 m/s) Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie  Bahamas 16 May 2010 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [77]
300m 35.46 Kathy Smallwood-Cook  Great Britain 18 August 1984 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
500 m 1:06.62 [36] Lynsey Sharp  Great Britain 10 September 2016 Great North CityGames United Kingdom Newcastle, United Kingdom [37]
600 m 1:23.35 Pamela Jelimo  Kenya 5 July 2012 Meeting de la Province de Liège Belgium Liège, Belgium [78][79]
10 miles (road) 50:05+ Mary Keitany  Kenya 18 February 2011 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon United Arab Emirates Ras al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [80]
200 m hurdles (straight) 25.05 (+1.0 m/s) Meghan Beesley  Great Britain 17 May 2014 Manchester City Games United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [81] [5]
200 m hurdles (bend) 25.7 (ht) Pam Kilborn-Ryan  Australia 25 November 1971 Australia Melbourne, Australia [82]
25.79 (-0.6 m/s) Lauren Wells  Australia 21 January 2017 Athletics ACT Combined Events Championships Australia Canberra, Australia [83]
300 m hurdles 39.00 Jana Pittman  Australia 11 July 2004 Switzerland Meilen, Switzerland [84]
Sprint medley relay 3:34.56 Sherri-Ann Brooks (200 m)
Rosemarie Whyte(200 m)
Moya Thompson 51.7 (400 m)
Kenia Sinclair 1:57.43 (800 m)
 Jamaica April 2009 Penn Relays United States Philadelphia, United States

Indoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref Video
50 m 5.56 Donovan Bailey  Canada 9 February 1996 Bill Cosby Invitational United States Reno, United States
60 m 6.42 Dwain Chambers  Great Britain 7 March 2009 European Indoor Championships Italy Turin, Italy [85]
150 m 14.99 Donovan Bailey  Canada 1 June 1997 Bailey–Johnson 150-metre race Canada Toronto, Canada [86]
200 m 19.92 Frankie Fredericks  Namibia 18 February 1996 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
400 m 44.80 Kirani James  Grenada 27 February 2011 SEC Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [87][88] [6]
600 m 1:14.97 A Emmanuel Korir  Kenya 20 January 2017 Cherry & Silver Collegiate Invitational United States Albuquerque, United States [89]
800 m 1:44.71 Joseph Mutua  Kenya 31 January 2004 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
1000 m 2:15.50 Kennedy Kimwetich  Kenya 6 February 2000 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
1500 m 3:32.11 Laban Rotich  Kenya 1 February 1998 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
Mile 3:51.61 Nick Willis  New Zealand 7 February 2015 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix United States Boston, United States [90]
3000 m 7:24.90 Daniel Komen  Kenya 6 February 1998 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Two miles 8:03.40 Mo Farah  Great Britain 21 February 2015 Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom [91]
5000 m 12:51.48 Daniel Komen  Kenya 19 February 1998 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
50 m hurdles 6.25 Mark McKoy  Canada 5 March 1986 Japan Kobe, Japan
60 m hurdles 7.30 Colin Jackson  Great Britain 9 March 1994 Germany Sindelfingen, Germany
300 m hurdles 34.92 OT Llewellyn Herbert  South Africa 9 February 1999 Pirkkahall Finland Tampere, Finland [92][93]
400 m hurdles 50.21 Richard Yates  Great Britain 19 February 2011 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom [94][95] [7]
2000 m steeplechase 5:13.77 Paul Kipsiele Koech  Kenya 13 February 2011 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [96][97]
High jump 2.38 m Steve Smith  Great Britain 4 February 1994 Germany Wuppertal, Germany
Pole vault 6.06 m Steven Hooker  Australia 7 February 2009 Boston Indoor Games United States Roxbury, United States
Long jump 8.40 m James Beckford  Jamaica 9 February 1996 Spain Madrid, Spain
Triple jump 17.75 m Phillips Idowu  Great Britain 9 March 2008 World Indoor Championships Spain Valencia, Spain [98]
Shot put 21.49 m Carl Myerscough  Great Britain 15 March 2003 NCAA Indoor Championships United States Fayetteville, United States
Weight Throw 24.72 m Scott Russell  Canada 8 February 2002 United States Ames, United States
Discus throw 65.60 m Benn Harradine  Australia 12 March 2011 4th World Indoor Throwing Sweden Växjö, Sweden [99][100]
Javelin throw 76.66 m Stuart Faben  Great Britain 3 March 1996 Finland Kajaani, Finland [101]
Heptathlon 6279 pts Mike Smith  Canada 13–14 March 1993 World Championships Canada Toronto, Canada
7.06 (60 m), 7.49 m (long jump), 15.97 m (shot put), 2.10 m (high jump) / 7.98 (60 m hurdles), 4.90 m (pole vault), 2:45.55 (1000 m)
5000 m walk 18:39.47 Tom Bosworth  Great Britain 12 February 2017 British Championships United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom [102]
4 × 200 m relay 1:22.11 Linford Christie
Darren Braithwaite
Ade Mafe
John Regis
 Great Britain 3 March 1991 United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 × 400 m relay 3:03.69 Errol Nolan
Allodin Fothergill
Akheem Gauntlett
Edino Steele
 Jamaica 9 March 2014 World Championships Poland Sopot, Poland [103]
4 × 800 m relay 7:23.13 Kyle Smith
Andrew Maloney
Matt Lincoln
Andrew Heaney
 Canada 31 January 2009 United States University Park, United States

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 6.00 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 4 February 1994 Russia Moscow, Russia
55 m 6.68 A Peta-Gaye Dowdie  Jamaica 6 February 1998 United States Colorado Springs, United States
60 m 6.96 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 14 February 1992 Spain Madrid, Spain
200 m 21.87 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 13 February 1993 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
300 m 35.69 Patricia Hall  Jamaica 14 February 2012 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France [104]
400 m 50.02 Nicola Sanders  Great Britain 3 March 2007 European Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
800 m 1:57.06 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
1:56.36 # [105] 22 February 1998
1000 m 2:30.94 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 25 February 1999 GE Galan Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
1500 m 4:02.39 Laura Muir  Great Britain 4 March 2017 European Championships Serbia Belgrade, Serbia [106]
Mile 4:23.88 Kirsty Wade  Great Britain 5 February 1988 United States New York City, United States
3000 m 8:26.41 Laura Muir  Great Britain 4 February 2017 Weltklasse in Karlsruhe Germany Karlsruhe, Germany [107]
5000 m 14:39.89 Kimberley Smith  New Zealand 27 February 2009 United States New York City, United States
50 m hurdles 6.67+ Michelle Freeman  Jamaica 13 February 2000 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.73 Sally Pearson  Australia 10 March 2012 World Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey [108]
400 m hurdles 1:01.04 Carole Kaboud Mebam  Cameroon 12 February 2012 Meeting National France Val-de-Reuil, France [109]
High jump 1.99 m Debbie Brill  Canada 23 January 1982 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Pole vault 4.87 m Holly Bleasdale  Great Britain 21 January 2012 France Villeurbanne, France [110]
Long jump 6.97 m Lorraine Ugen  Great Britain 5 March 2017 European Championships Serbia Belgrade, Serbia [111]
Triple jump 15.16 m Ashia Hansen  Great Britain 28 February 1998 European Championships Spain Valencia, Spain
Shot put 20.54 m Valerie Vili  New Zealand 10 March 2012 World Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey [112]
Weight throw 21.27 m Precious Ogunleye  Nigeria 6 February 2016 Armory Track Invitational United States New York City, United States [113]
Pentathlon 5000 pts Katarina Johnson-Thompson  Great Britain 6 March 2015 European Championships Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic [114]
8.18 (60 m hurdles), 1.95 m (high jump), 12.32 m (shot put), 6.89 m (long jump), 2:12.78 (800 m)
Mile walk 6:17:29 Rachel Seaman  Canada 15 February 2014 Millrose Games United States New York City, United States [115][116]
3000 m walk 11:53.82 Kerry Saxby  Australia 13 March 1993 World Championships Canada Toronto, Canada
4 × 200 m relay 1:33.96 Paula Dunn
Jennifer Stoute
Linda Keough
Sally Gunnell
 Great Britain 23 February 1990 Aviva International Match United Kingdom Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 × 400 m relay 3:26.54 Patricia Hall
Anneisha McLaughlin
Kaliese Spencer
Stephenie Ann McPherson
 Jamaica 9 March 2014 World Championships Poland Sopot, Poland [117]
4 × 800 m relay 8:47.52 University of Victoria
Richardson
Ross
Wellman
Marquette
 Canada 8 March 1985 Canada Windsor, Canada

+ = en route to longer distance
ht = hand timing
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified
a = aided road course according to IAAF rule 260.28
OT = oversized track
est = estimate

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