Women's heptathlon world record progression

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The following table shows the women's heptathlon world record progression starting in 1978 and ratified by the IAAF from June 1981.[1][2] The first score in the table indicates the score using the tables in use at the time, the second score is based on tables currently in use.

Record progression[edit]

Athlete Venue Date Points Adjusted
points
West Germany Liesl Albert Dillingen October 8, 1978 5831 5654
East Germany Andrea Findeis Zabrze September 16, 1979 5784 5691
Soviet Union Nadezhda Vinogradova Frunze September 30, 1979 5848 5671
Netherlands Silvia Barlag Longwy September 30, 1979 5878 5730
Soviet Union Tatyana Shpak Donetsk May 30, 1980 5922 5777
Soviet Union Nina Golovina Pyatigorsk July 13, 1980 6074 5930
Soviet Union Yekaterina Gordiyenko Odessa September 14, 1980 6144 6095
United States Jane Frederick Walnut April 24, 1981 6166 6104
Soviet Union Nadezhda Vinogradova Kislovodsk May 6, 1981 6212 6181
East Germany Ramona Neubert Halle May 24, 1981 6621 6670
East Germany Ramona Neubert Kiev June 28, 1981 6716 6788
East Germany Ramona Neubert Halle June 20, 1982 6772 6845
East Germany Ramona Neubert Moscow June 19, 1983 6836 6935
East Germany Sabine Paetz Potsdam May 6, 1984 6867 6946
United States Jackie Joyner Moscow July 7, 1986 7148 7148
United States Jackie Joyner Houston August 2, 1986 7161 7161
United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee Indianapolis July 17, 1988 7215 7215
United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee Seoul September 24, 1988 7291 7291

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