2000 Women's World, Olympic and American Field Events Records

Field Events

EventMarkDate SetLocation
High Jump:World6-101/4Stefka Kostadinova, BulgariaAug. 30, 1987Rome
Olympic6-83/4Stefka Kostadinova, BulgariaAug. 3, 1996Atlanta
American6-8Louise RitterJuly 8, 1988Austin, Tex.
Pole Vault:World15-21/4pStacy Dragila, USAJuly 23, 2000Sacramento
Olympic15-1Stacy Dragila, USASept. 25, 2000Sydney
American15-21/4pDragila (same as World)??
Long Jump:World24-81/4Galina Chistyakova, USSRJune 11, 1988Leningrad
Olympic24-31/4Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USASept. 29, 1988Seoul
American24-7Jackie Joyner-KerseeMay 22, 1994New York
Triple Jump:World50-101/4Inessa Kravets, UkraineAug. 8, 1995Gteborg, SWE
Olympic50-31/2Inessa Kravets, UkraineJuly 31, 1996Atlanta
American47-31/2Sheila HudsonJuly 8, 1996Stockholm
Shot Put:World74-3Natalya Lisovskaya, USSRJune 7, 1987Moscow
Olympic73-61/4Ilona Slupianek, E. GermanyJuly 24, 1980Moscow
American66-21/2Ramona PagelJune 25, 1988San Diego
Discus:World252-0Gabriele Reinsch, E. GermanyJuly 9, 1988Neubrandenburg
Olympic237-21/2Martina Hellmann, E. GermanySept. 29, 1988Seoul
American216-10Carol CadyMay 31, 1986San Jose
Javelin:World227-11*Trine Hattestad, NorwayJuly 28, 2000Oslo
Olympic226-1*Trine Hattestad, NorwaySept. 30, 2000Sydney
American192-3*Lynda BlutriechJuly 1, 2000New Haven, Ct.
Hammer:World249-7Mihaela Melinte, RomaniaAug. 29, 1999Rudlingen, SWI
Olympic233-53/4Kamila Skolimowska, PolandSept. 29, 2000Sydney
American231-2pDawn EllerbeApr. 29, 2000Philadelphia
*The IAAF changed the official design and weight for the women's javelin beginning April 1, 1999. The records shown are with the new-style javelins.
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 (8 lbs/13 oz).


Women: Track And Field, 1999-2000 Season