Olympic and World Records - Women

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The mother of all sporting events Oly moves from the Europe to Oriental East and Beijing is all geared up to host the 26th edition of the sporting extravaganza. The athletes across the globe go extra mile for the glory and in the process records tumble and incredible feats achieved. Here is a list of World/ Oly records in track and field events...





Olympics Records (Women)
Event Timing/Distance Name Meet/Venue/year
100 mts 10.62s Florence Griffith(US) Seoul Oly 1988
200 mts 21.34s Florence Griffith(US) Seoul Oly 1988
400 mts 48.25s Marie-Jose Perec( Fra) Atlanta Oly 1996
800 mts 1:53.28s Marie-Jose Perec( Fra) Atlanta Oly 1996
100m hurdles 12.37s Joanna Hayes (US) Athens Oly 2004
1500 mts 3:53.96s Paula Ivan ( Rom) Seoul Oly 1988
400m hurdles 52.77s Fani Halkia( Gre) Athens Oly 2004
5000 mts 14:40.79 Gabriela Szabo (Rom) Sydney Oly 2000
Shot put 22.41m Ilona Slupianek (Ger) Moscow Oly 1980
Discus throw 72.30m Martina Hellmann (Ger) Seoul Oly 1988
Javelin throw 71.53m Osleidys Menendez (Cuba) Athens Oly 2004
Hammer throw 75.02m Olga Kuzenkova (Rus) Athens Oly 2004
Long Jump 7.40m Jackie Joyner (US) Seoul Oly 1988
Triple Jump 15.33m Inessa Kravets (Ukr) Atlanta Oly 1996
High Jump 2.06m Slesarenko( Rus) Athens Oly 2004
Pole Vault 5.05m Yelena Isinbayeva (Rus) Beijing Olympics 2008
20km walk 1:29:05 Wang Liping (Chn) Sydney Oly 2000
Marathon 2:23:14 Takahashi (Jap) Sydney Oly 2000
10000m 30:17.49 Derartu Tulu ( Eth) Sydney Oly 2000
4x100m relay 41.60s VTatyana Nazarova, Pinigina, Bryzgina (Rus) Seoul Oly 1988
4x400m relay 3:15.17s Ledovskaya, Nazarova,Pinigina, Bryzgina (Rus) Seoul Oly 1988
Heptathlon 7291pts Jackie Joyner(US) Seoul Oly 1988






World Records (Women)
Event Timing/Distance Name Meet/Venue/year
100 mts 10.49s Florence Griffith(US) Indianapolis 1998
200 mts 21.34s Florence Griffith(US) Seoul Oly 1988
400 mts 47.60s Marita Koch (Ger) Athletic Meet, Canberra 1985
800 mts 1:53.28s Jarmila Kratochvilova (Rus) N/A, Munich 1983
110 mts 12.21s Yordanka Donkova( Bul) Stara Zagora 1988
1500 mts 3:50.46s Qu Yunxia ( Chn) N/A Beijing 1993
400m hurdles 52.34s Pechonkina (Rus) N/A Tula 2003
5000 mts 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba (Eth) Oslo Golden League 2008
Shot put 22.63m Lisovskaya (Rus) Moscow, 1987
Discus throw 76.80m Gabriele Reinsch (Ger) Neubrandenburg N/A, 1988
Javelin throw 71.70m Osleidys Menendez (Cuba) World Championship, Helsinki
Hammer throw 77.80m Tatyana Lysenko ( Rus) Tallinn 2006
Long Jump 7.52m Galina Chistyakova (Ukr) Leningrad 1988
Triple Jump 15.50m Inessa Kravets (Ukr) World C'ship, Gothernburg 1995
High Jump 2.09m Stefika Kostadinova (Bul) World C'ship, Rome 1987
Pole Vault 5.05m Yelena Isinbayeva ( Rus) Beijing Olympics 2008
20km walk 1:25:41 Ivanova (Rus) World race Helsinki, 2005
Marathon 2:15:25 Paula Radcliffe (GBR) London Marathon, 2003
10000m 29:31.78 Wang Junxia (Chn) Beijing 1993
4x100m relay 41.37s Gladisch, Rieger, Auerswald Gohr (Ger) Canberra 1980
4x400m relay 3:15.17s Ledovskaya, Nazarova,Pinigina Bryzgina (Rus) Seoul Oly 1988
Heptathlon 7291pts Jackie Joyner(US) Seoul Oly 1988

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