World Records
Discipline Perf Wind Athlete DOB Nat Venue Date
100 Metres 10.49 0.0 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21/12/1959 USA Indianapolis, IN 16/07/1988
200 Metres 21.34 1.3 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21/12/1959 USA Seoul 29/09/1988
400 Metres 47.60 Marita Koch 18/02/1957 GDR Canberra 06/10/1985
800 Metres 1:53.28 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26/01/1951 TCH München 26/07/1983
1000 Metres 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova 17/01/1968 RUS Bruxelles 23/08/1996
1500 Metres 3:50.46 Yunxia Qu 25/12/1972 CHN Beijing 11/09/1993
One Mile 4:12.56 Svetlana Masterkova 17/01/1968 RUS Zürich 14/08/1996
2000 Metres 5:25.36 Sonia O'Sullivan 28/11/1969 IRL Edinburgh 08/07/1994
3000 Metres 8:06.11 Junxia Wang 09/01/1973 CHN Beijing 13/09/1993
5000 Metres 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba 01/06/1985 ETH Oslo (Bislett) 06/06/2008
10,000 Metres 29:31.78 Junxia Wang 09/01/1973 CHN Beijing 08/09/1993
10 Kilometres 30:21 Paula Radcliffe 17/12/1973 GBR San Juan, PUR 23/02/2003
15 Kilometres 46:28 Tirunesh Dibaba 01/06/1985 ETH Nijmegen 15/11/2009
20,000 Metres 1:05:26.6 Tegla Loroupe 09/05/1973 KEN Borgholzhausen 03/09/2000
20 Kilometres 1:02:36 +* Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18/01/1982 KEN Ras Al Khaimah 18/02/2011
One Hour 18.517 Dire Tune 19/06/1985 ETH Ostrava 12/06/2008
Half Marathon 1:05:50 * Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18/01/1982 KEN Ras Al Khaimah 18/02/2011
25,000 Metres 1:27:05.9 Tegla Loroupe 09/05/1973 KEN Mengerskirchen 21/09/2002
25 Kilometres 1:19:53 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany 18/01/1982 KEN Berlin 09/05/2010
30,000 Metres 1:45:50.0 Tegla Loroupe 09/05/1973 KEN Warstein 06/06/2003
30 Kilometres 1:38:49 + Mizuki Noguchi 03/07/1978 JPN Berlin 25/09/2005
Marathon 2:15:25 Paula Radcliffe 17/12/1973 GBR London 13/04/2003
100 Kilometres 6:33:11 Tomoe Abe 13/08/1971 JPN Yubetsu 25/06/2000
3000 Metres Steeplechase 8:58.81 Gulnara Galkina 09/07/1978 RUS Beijing (National Stadium) 17/08/2008
100 Metres Hurdles 12.21 0.7 Yordanka Donkova 28/09/1961 BUL Stara Zagora 20/08/1988
400 Metres Hurdles 52.34 Yuliya Pechenkina 21/04/1978 RUS Tula 08/08/2003
High Jump 2.09 Stefka Kostadinova 25/03/1965 BUL Roma 30/08/1987
Pole Vault 5.06 Elena Isinbaeva 03/06/1982 RUS Zürich 28/08/2009
Long Jump 7.52 1.4 Galina Chistyakova 26/07/1962 URS Leningrad 11/06/1988
Triple Jump 15.50 0.9 Inessa Kravets 05/10/1966 UKR Göteborg 10/08/1995
Shot Put 22.63 Natalya Lisovskaya 16/07/1962 URS Moskva 07/06/1987
Discus Throw 76.80 Gabriele Reinsch 23/09/1963 GDR Neubrandenburg 09/07/1988
Hammer Throw 79.42 Betty Heidler 14/10/1983 GER Halle 21/05/2011
Javelin Throw 72.28 Barbora Špotáková 30/06/1981 CZE Stuttgart 13/09/2008
Heptathlon 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee 03/03/1962 USA Seoul 24/09/1988
( 12.69/0.5 - 1.86 - 15.80 - 22.56/1.6 / 7.27/0.7 - 45.66 - 2:08.51 )
Decathlon 8358 Austra Skujyte 12/08/1979 LTU Columbia, MO 15/04/2005
( 12.49/1.6 - 46.19 - 3.10 - 48.78 - 57.19 / 14.22/2.4 - 6.12/1.6 - 16.42 - 1.78 - 5:15.86 )
10,000 Metres Race Walk 41:56.23 Nadezhda Ryashkina 22/01/1967 URS Seattle, WA 24/07/1990
20,000 Metres Race Walk 1:26:52.3 Olimpiada Ivanova 26/08/1970 RUS Brisbane 06/09/2001
20 Kilometres Race Walk 1:25:08 * Vera Sokolova 08/06/1987 RUS Sochi 26/02/2011
4x100 Metres Relay 41.37 German Democratic Republic GDR Canberra 06/10/1985
(Gladisch-Möller Silke, Rieger-Günther Sabine, Auerswald-Lange Ingrid, Göhr Marlies)
4x200 Metres Relay 1:27.46 United States "Blue" USA Philadelphia, PA 29/04/2000
(Jenkins LaTasha, Colander LaTasha, Perry Nanceen, Jones Marion)
4x400 Metres Relay 3:15.17 USSR URS Seoul 01/10/1988
(Ledovskaya Tatyana, Nazarova Olga V., Kulchunova-Pinigina Mariya, Vladykina-Bryzgina Olga)
4x800 Metres Relay 7:50.17 USSR URS Moskva 05/08/1984
(Olizarenko Nadezhda, Gurina Lyubov, Borisova Lyudmila, Podyalovskaya Irina)
Road Relay 2:11:41 PR of China CHN Beijing 28/02/1998
(Jiang Bo, Dong Yanmei, Zhao Fengting, Ma Zaijie, Lan Lixin, Lin Na)
* Awaiting Ratification