Field Events

Field Events

Event Mark Date Set Location
High Jump: World 8-01/2 Javier Sotomayor, Cuba July 27, 1993 Salamanca, SPA
Olympic 7-10 Charles Austin, USAJuly 28, 1996Atlanta
American 7-101/2Charles Austin Aug. 7, 1991 Zurich
Pole Vault: World 20-13/4Sergey Bubka, Ukraine July 31, 1994 Sestriere, ITA
Olympic 19-51/4Jean Galfione, FranceAug. 2, 1996Atlanta
19-51/4Igor Trandenkov, RussiaAug. 2, 1996Atlanta
19-51/4Andrei Tiwontschik, GermanyAug. 2, 1996Atlanta
American 19-91/4Jeff HartwigJune 14, 2000Jonesboro, Ark.
Long Jump: World 29-43/4*Ivan Pedroso, CubaJuly 29, 1995 Sestriere, ITA
29-41/2Mike Powell, USA Aug. 30, 1991 Tokyo
Olympic 29-21/2Bob Beamon, USA Oct. 18, 1968 Mexico City
American 29-41/2Powell (same as World)
Triple Jump: World 60- 01/4Jonathan Edwards, GBR Aug. 7, 1995 Göteborg, SWE
Olympic 59-41/4Kenny Harrison, USA July 27, 1996Atlanta
American 59-41/4Kenny Harrison (same as Olympic)
Shot Put: World 75-101/4Randy Barnes, USA May 20, 1990 Los Angeles
Olympic 73- 83/4Ulf Timmermann, East Germany Sept. 23, 1988 Seoul
American 75-101/4Barnes (same as World)
Discus: World 243-0 Jurgen Schult, East Germany June 6, 1986 Neubrandenburg
Olympic 227-8 Lars Riedel, GermanyJuly 31, 1996Atlanta
American 237-4 Ben Plucknett July 7, 1981 Stockholm
Javelin: World 323-1 Jan Zelezny, Czech Republic May 25, 1996Jena, GER
Olympic 295-10 Jan Zelezny, Czech RepublicSept. 23, 2000Sydney
American 285-10 Tom Pukstys May 25, 1997Jena, GER
Hammer: World 284-7 Yuriy Sedykh, USSR Aug. 30, 1986 Stuttgart
Olympic 278-2 Sergey Litvinov, USSR Sept. 26, 1988 Seoul
American 270-9 Lance Deal Sept. 7, 1996Milan
Note: The international weights for men—Shot (16 lbs); Discus (4 lbs/6.55 oz); Javelin (minimum 1 lb/121/4 oz.);Hammer (16 lbs).
*Apparent world record disallowed because of interference with wind gauge at altitude.

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