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Running

Event Time  Date Set Location
50 meters: World 5.56pDonovan Bailey, CanadaFeb. 9, 1996Reno, NV
  American5.61 James Sanford, USA Feb. 20, 1981 San Diego
60 meters: World 6.41 Andre Cason, USA Feb. 14, 1992 Madrid
 American 6.41 Cason (same as World)
200 meters: World 19.92 Frankie Fredericks, NamibiaFeb. 18, 1996 Lievin, FRA
 American 20.40 Jeff Williams
& Kevin Little
Feb. 18, 1996
Mar. 8, 1997
Lievin, FRA
Paris
400 meters: World 44.63p Michael Johnson, USA Mar. 4, 1995 Atlanta
 American 44.63p Johnson (same as World)
800 meters: World 1:42.67Wilson Kipketer, Kenya Mar. 9, 1997Paris
 American 1:45.00 Johnny Gray Mar. 8, 1992 Sindelfingen, GER
1000 meters: World 2:15.26 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria Feb. 22, 1992 Birmingham, ENG
 American 2:18.19 Ocky Clark Feb. 12, 1989 Stuttgart
1500 meters: World 3:31.17Hicham El Guerrouj, MoroccoFeb. 2, 1997Stuttgart
 American 3:38.12 Jeff Atkinson Mar. 5, 1989 Budapest
Mile: World 3:48.45Hicham El Guerrouj, MoroccoFeb. 12, 1997Ghent, BEL
 American 3:51.8 Steve Scott Feb. 20, 1981 San Diego
3000 meters: World 7:30.72 Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopaFeb. 4, 1996Stuttgart
 American 7:39.94 Steve Scott Feb. 10, 1989 E. Rutherford, N.J.
5000 meters: World 12:59.04Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopaFeb. 20, 1997Stockholm
 American 13:20.55 Doug Padilla Feb. 12, 1982 New York
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters.

Hurdles

Event Time  Date Set Location
50 meters: World 6.25 Mark McKoy, Canada Mar. 5, 1986 Kobe, JPN
 American 6.35 Greg Foster Jan. 27, 1985 Rosemont, Ill.
  6.35 Greg Foster Jan. 31, 1987 Ottawa
60 meters: World 7.30 Colin Jackson, Britain Mar. 6, 1994 Sindelfingen, GER
 American 7.36 Greg Foster Jan. 16, 1987 Los Angeles
Note: The hurdles for both distances are 3 feet, 6 inches high. There are four hurdles in the 50 meters and five in the 60.

Relays

Event Time  Date Set Location
4x200 meters: World 1:22.11 Great Britain Mar. 3, 1991 Glasgow
 American 1:22.71 National Team Mar. 3, 1991 Glasgow
4x400 meters: World 3:03.05 Germany Mar. 10, 1991 Seville
 American 3:03.24 National Team Mar. 10, 1991 Seville

Field Events

Events Time Date Set Location
High Jump: World 7-111/4 Javier Sotomayor, Cuba Mar. 4, 1989 Budapest
 American 7-101/2 Hollis Conway Mar. 10, 1991 Seville
Pole Vault: World 20-2 Sergey Bubka, Ukraine Feb. 21, 1993 Donyetsk, UKR
 American 19- 33/4 Billy Olson Jan. 25, 1986 Albuquerque
Long Jump: World 28- 101/4 Carl Lewis, USA Jan. 27, 1984 New York
 American 28- 101/4 Lewis (same as World)
Triple Jump: World 58-6Aliecer Urrutia, Cuba Mar. 1, 1997Sindelfingen, GER
 American 58-31/4 Mike Conley Feb. 27, 1987 New York
Shot Put: World 74- 41/4 Randy Barnes, USA Jan. 20, 1989 Los Angeles
 American 74-41/4 Barnes (same as World)
Note: The international shot put weight for men is 16 lbs.

Heptathlon

   Points  Date Set Location
Seven Events: World 6476 Dan O'Brien, USA Mar. 13-14, 1993 Toronto
 American 6476 O'Brien (same as World)
Note: O'Brien's WR times and distances, in order over two days— 60m (6.67); LJ (25-83/4); SP (52-63/4); HJ (6-113/4); 60m H (7.85); PV (17-03/4); 1000m (2:57.96).

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