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Field Events

Event Mark  Date Set Location
High Jump: World 6-101/4 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria Aug. 30, 1987 Rome
 Olympic 6- 8 Louise Ritter, USA Sept. 30, 1988 Seoul
 American 6- 8 Louise Ritter July 8, 1988 Austin
  6- 8 Ritter (see Olympic)
Pole Vault: World 14-11Emma George, AustraliaFeb. 20, 1997Melbourne
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 13-10 Stacy DragilaApr. 12, 1997Eugene, Ore.
Long Jump: World 24- 81/4 Galina Chistyakova, USSR June 11, 1988 Leningrad
 Olympic 24- 31/4 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA Sept. 29, 1988 Seoul
 American 24- 7 Jackie Joyner-Kersee May 22, 1994 New York
Triple Jump: World 50- 01/4p Inessa Kravets, Ukraine Aug. 8, 1995 Göteborg
 Olympic  Event as of 1996
 American 47-31/2Sheila HudsonJuly 8, 1996 Stockholm
Shot Put: World 74- 3 Natalya Lisovskaya, USSR June 7, 1987 Moscow
 Olympic 73- 61/4 Ilona Slupianek, E. Germany July 24, 1980 Moscow
 American 66- 21/2 Ramona Pagel June 25, 1988 San Diego
Discus: World 252- 0 Gabriele Reinsch, E. Germany July 9, 1988 Neubrandenburg
 Olympic 237- 21/2 Martina Hellmann, E. Germany Sept. 29, 1988 Seoul
 American 216- 10 Carol Cady May 31, 1986 San Jose
Javelin: World 262- 5 Petra Felke, E. Germany Sept. 9, 1988 Potsdam, E. Ger.
 Olympic 245- 0 Petra Felke, E. Germany Sept. 26, 1988 Seoul
 American 227- 5 Kate Schmidt Sept. 10, 1977 Furth, W. Ger.
Hammer: World 239-10Olga Kuzenkova, RussiaJune 22, 1997Munich
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 209-2Dawn EllerbeJune 1, 1996Eugene, Ore.
Note: The international weights for women— Shot (8 lbs/13 oz); Discus (2 lbs/3.27 oz); Javelin (minimum 1 lb/5.16 oz); Hammer (16 lbs).

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