World Athletics Championships records

World Athletics Championships records Beginning in 1983, the World Championships in Athletics have been held every two years. The World Championships, which are put on by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), feature track and field athletics competitions open to male and female competitors from any of the IAAF’s 213 member federations.

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When an athlete earns the highest score in an event during one of the Championships, a record is established. Over the course of its existence, the championships have produced world, region, and national records World Athletics Championships records.

Athletes from all six continents have broken records while competing in the World Athletics Championships records, which draw competitors from all over the world. In terms of medals and records, the United States has been the World Championships’ most successful competitor.

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Four athletes hold multiple records in World Athletics Championships records:
  • Usain Bolt holds records in the 100 and 200 metres as well as the 4 x 100 relay
  • Michael Johnson holds individual and relay records in the 400 metres
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee broke both the heptathlon and long jump records
  • Jarmila Kratochvílová set the records in the 400 and 800 metres at the inaugural Championships in 1983, which are still unbeaten and are the two oldest records of the Championships.

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World Athletics Championships records

World Athletics Championships records

DisciplinePerfWindCompetitorDOBCountryVenueDate
100 Metres10.490.0Florence GRIFFITH-JOYNER21 DEC 1959USAIndianapolis, IN (USA)16 JUL 1988
200 Metres21.34+1.3Florence GRIFFITH-JOYNER21 DEC 1959USAOlympic Stadium, Jamsil, Seoul (KOR)29 SEP 1988
400 Metres47.60Marita KOCH18 FEB 1957GDRBruce Stadium, Canberra (AUS)06 OCT 1985
800 Metres1:53.28Jarmila KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ26 JAN 1951TCHMünchen (GER)26 JUL 1983
1000 Metres2:28.98Svetlana MASTERKOVA17 JAN 1968RUSBruxelles (BEL)23 AUG 1996
1500 Metres3:50.07Genzebe DIBABA08 FEB 1991ETHStade Louis II, Monaco (MON)17 JUL 2015
One Mile4:12.33Sifan HASSAN01 JAN 1993NEDStade Louis II, Monaco (MON)12 JUL 2019

World Athletics Championships records

2000 Metres5:21.56Francine NIYONSABA05 MAY 1993BDISports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO)14 SEP 2021
3000 Metres8:06.11Junxia WANG09 JAN 1973CHNBeijing (CHN)13 SEP 1993
5000 Metres14:06.62Letesenbet GIDEY20 MAR 1998ETHEstadio de Atletismo del Turia, Valencia (ESP)07 OCT 2020
5 Kilometres14:29 WoSenbere TEFERI03 MAY 1995ETHHerzogenaurach (GER)12 SEP 2021
5 Kilometres14:19 MxEjgayehu TAYE10 FEB 2000ETHBarcelona (ESP)31 DEC 2021
10,000 Metres29:01.03Letesenbet GIDEY20 MAR 1998ETHBlankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED)08 JUN 2021
10 Kilometres29:43 MxJoyciline JEPKOSGEI08 DEC 1993KENPraha (CZE)09 SEP 2017
10 Kilometres30:01 WoAgnes Jebet TIROP23 OCT 1995KENHerzogenaurach (GER)12 SEP 2021
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