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2001 Women's World, Olympic and American Field Events Records

Field Events

Event Mark Date SetLocation
High Jump:World6-101/4Stefka Kostadinova, BulgariaAug. 30, 1987Rome
 Olympic6-83/4Stefka Kostadinova, BulgariaAug. 3, 1996Atlanta
 American6-8Louise RitterJuly 8, 1988Austin, Texas
Pole Vault:World15-91/4pStacy Dragila, USAJune 9, 2001Palo Alto, Calif
 Olympic15-1Stacy Dragila, USASept. 25, 2000Sydney
 American15-91/4pDragila (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, 1995Göteborg, 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:World234-8*pOsleidys Menendez, CubaJuly 1, 2001Rethymno, GRE
 Olympic226-1*Trine Hattestad, NorwaySept. 30, 2000Sydney
 American192-3*Lynda BlutriechJuly 1, 2000New Haven, Conn.
Hammer:World249-7Mihaela Melinte, RomaniaAug. 29, 1999Rudlingen, SWI
 Olympic233-53/4Kamila Skolimowska, PolandSept. 29, 2000Sydney
 American231-8pDawn EllerbeApr. 28, 2001Philadelphia
*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).

 

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