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American Outdoor Records—Women

(Through Sept. 6, 2006)

Event Record Holder Where made Date
Running
100 m 0:10.49 Florence Griffith Joyner Indianapolis, Ind. July 16, 1988
200 m 21.34Florence Griffith Joyner Seoul, South Korea Sept. 29, 1988
400 m 0:48.83 Valerie Brisco-HooksLos Angeles, Calif. Aug. 6, 1984
800 m 1:56.40Jearl Miles-ClarkZurich, SwitzerlandAug. 11, 1999
1,000 m 2:31.80Regina Jacobs Brunswick, MaineJuly 2, 1999
1,500 m 3:57.12 Mary Slaney Stockholm, SwedenJuly 26, 1983
2,000 m5:32.70Mary Slaney Eugene, Ore.Aug. 3, 1984
1 mile 4:16.71 Mary Slaney Zurich, SwitzerlandAug. 21, 1985
3,000 m 8:25.83 Mary Slaney Rome, ItalySept. 7, 1985
5,000 m  14:45.35Regina Jacobs Sacramento, Calif. July 21, 2000
10,000 m30:52.32Deena Drossin Stanford, Calif.May 3, 2002
3,000 m steeplechase9:29.32Brianna ShookHeusden Zolder, BelgiumJuly 31, 2004
Marathon2:21:16Deena Drossin KastorLondon, EnglandApril 13, 2003
Hurdles
100 m 0:12.33Gail Devers Sacramento, Calif. July 23, 2000
400 m 0:52.61 Kim Batten Göteborg, Sweden Aug. 11, 1995
Relay races
400 m (4 × 100) 41.47U.S.A. National TeamAthens, GreeceAug. 8, 1997
800 m (4 × 200) 1:27.46United States Blue
 Team
Philadelphia, Pa.April 29, 2000
1,600 m (4 × 400)3:15.51 U.S. Olympic Team Seoul, South Korea Oct. 1, 1988
3,200 m (4 × 800)8:19.90 U.S. A. National TeamBourges, FranceJune 24, 1979
Field events
Pole vault 4.83 mStacy DragilaOstrava, Czech Republic June 8, 2004
High jump 2.03 mLouise Ritter Austin, Tex. July 8, 1988
Long jump 7.49 mJackie Joyner-Kersee New York, N.Y. May 22, 1994
Triple jump 14.45 mTiombé HurdSacramento, Calif.July 11, 2004
Shot-put 20.18 mRamona Pagel San Diego, Calif. June 25, 1988
Discus throw 66.10 mCarol CadySan Jose, Calif.May 31, 1986
Hammer throw 72.12 mErin GilreathTempe, Ariz.April 10, 2004
Javelin throw (old)69.32 mKate Schmidt Fürth, W. Ger. Sept. 10, 1977
Javelin throw (new)62.44 m1Kim KreinerÅrhus, DenmarkJuly 6, 2006
Heptathlon 7,291 pts Jackie Joyner-Kersee Seoul, South Korea Sept. 23, 1988
1. Awaiting ratification. Source: USA Track and Field.

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