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

Field Events

Event   Mark   Date Set Location
High Jump: World 6-101/4 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria Aug. 30, 1987 Rome
  Olympic 6-83/4 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria Aug. 3, 1996 Atlanta
  American 6-8 Louise Ritter July 8, 1988 Austin, Texas
Pole Vault: World 15-91/4p Stacy Dragila, USA June 9, 2001 Palo Alto, Calif
  Olympic 15-1 Stacy Dragila, USA Sept. 25, 2000 Sydney
  American 15-91/4p Dragila (same as World)
Long Jump: World 24-81/4 Galina Chistyakova, USSR June 11, 1988 Leningrad
  Olympic 24-31/4 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA Sept. 29, 1988 Seoul
  American 24-7 Jackie Joyner-Kersee May 22, 1994 New York
Triple Jump: World 50-101/4 Inessa Kravets, Ukraine Aug. 8, 1995 Göteborg, SWE
  Olympic 50-31/2 Inessa Kravets, Ukraine July 31, 1996 Atlanta
  American 47-31/2 Sheila Hudson July 8, 1996 Stockholm
Shot Put: World 74-3 Natalya Lisovskaya, USSR June 7, 1987 Moscow
  Olympic 73-61/4 Ilona Slupianek, E. Germany July 24, 1980 Moscow
  American 66-21/2 Ramona Pagel June 25, 1988 San Diego
Discus: World 252-0 Gabriele Reinsch, E. Germany July 9, 1988 Neubrandenburg
  Olympic 237-21/2 Martina Hellmann, E. Germany Sept. 29, 1988 Seoul
  American 216-10 Carol Cady May 31, 1986 San Jose
Javelin: World 234-8*p Osleidys Menendez, Cuba July 1, 2001 Rethymno, GRE
  Olympic 226-1* Trine Hattestad, Norway Sept. 30, 2000 Sydney
  American 192-3* Lynda Blutriech July 1, 2000 New Haven, Conn.
Hammer: World 249-7 Mihaela Melinte, Romania Aug. 29, 1999 Rudlingen, SWI
  Olympic 233-53/4 Kamila Skolimowska, Poland Sept. 29, 2000 Sydney
  American 231-8p Dawn Ellerbe Apr. 28, 2001 Philadelphia
*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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