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American Outdoor Records—Men

(Through Sept. 6, 2006)

Event Record Holder Where made Date
Running
100 m 0:09.79Maurice GreeneAthens, GreeceJune 16, 1999
200 m 0:19.32 Michael Johnson Atlanta, Ga. Aug. 1, 1996
400 m 0:43.18Michael JohnsonSeville, SpainAug. 26, 1999
800 m 1:42.60 Johnny Gray Koblenz, W. GermanyAug. 28, 1985
1,000 m 2:13.90 Richard Wohlhuter Oslo, Norway July 20, 1974
1,500 m 3:29.30 Bernard LagatRieti, ItalyAug. 28, 2005
1 mile 3:47.69 Steve Scott Oslo, Norway July 7, 1982
2,000 m 4:52.44 Jim SpiveyLausanne, SwitzerlandSept. 15, 1987
3,000 m 7:30.84 Bob Kennedy Fontvieille, MonacoAug. 8, 1998
5,000 m 12:58.21 Bob Kennedy Zurich, SwitzerlandAug. 14, 1996
10,000 m 27:13.98 Meb KeflezighiStanford, Calif.May 4, 2001
3,000-m steeplechase8:08.821Lincoln DanielRome, ItalyJuly 14, 2006
Marathon2:05:38 Khalid KhannouchiLondon, EnglandApril 14, 2002
Hurdles
110 m 0:12.92 Roger Kingdom Zurich, SwitzerlandAug. 16, 1989
  Allen Johnson Atlanta, Ga.June 23, 1996
400 m0:46.78 Kevin Young Barcelona Aug. 6, 1992
Relay races
400 m (4 × 100) 0:37.40 Olympic TeamBarcelona, Spain Aug. 8, 1992
  USA National Team Stuttgart, Germany Aug. 21, 1993
800 m (4 × 200) 1:18.68 Santa Monica T.C. Walnut, Calif. April 17, 1994
1,600 m (4 × 400) 2:54.20USA National Team Uniondale, N.Y.July 22, 1998
3,200 m (4 × 800)7:06.50 Santa Monica T.C. Walnut, Calif.Apr. 26, 1986
6,000 m (4 × 1,500)14:46.30National Team Bourges, FranceJune 24, 1979
Field events
High jump 2.40 mCharles Austin Zurich, SwitzerlandAug. 7, 1991
Long jump 8.95 mMike Powell Tokyo, Japan Aug. 30, 1991
Triple jump 18.09 mKenny Harrison Atlanta, Ga. July 27, 1996
Pole vault 6.03 mJeff HartwigJonesboro, Ark.June 14, 2000
Shot-put 23.12 mRandy Barnes Westwood, Calif.May 20, 1990
Discus throw 72.34 mBen Plucknett Stockholm, SwedenJuly 7, 1981
Javelin throw 87.68 mBreaux GreerFontvieille, MonacoSept. 19, 2004
Hammer throw 82.52 mLance Deal Milan, Italy Sept. 17, 1996
Decathlon 8,891 pts Dan O'Brien Talence, France Sept. 4, 1992
1. Awaiting ratification. Source: USA Track and Field.

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