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2002 Men's World, Olympic and American Field Events Records

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, USA July 28, 1996 Atlanta
  American 7-101/2 Charles Austin Aug. 7, 1991 Zurich
Pole Vault: World 20-13/4 Sergey Bubka, Ukraine July 31, 1994 Sestriere, ITA
  Olympic 19-51/4 Jean Galfione, France Aug. 2, 1996 Atlanta
    19-51/4 Igor Trandenkov, Russia Aug. 2, 1996 Atlanta
    19-51/4 Andrei Tiwontschik, Germany Aug. 2, 1996 Atlanta
  American 19-91/4 Jeff Hartwig June 14, 2000 Jonesboro, Ark.
Long Jump: World 29-43/4* Ivan Pedroso, Cuba July 29, 1995 Sestriere, ITA
    29-41/2 Mike Powell, USA Aug. 30, 1991 Tokyo
  Olympic 29-21/2 Bob Beamon, USA Oct. 18, 1968 Mexico City
  American 29-41/2 Powell (same as World)
Triple Jump: World 60- 01/4 Jonathan Edwards, GBR Aug. 7, 1995 Göteborg, SWE
  Olympic 59-41/4 Kenny Harrison, USA July 27, 1996 Atlanta
  American 59-41/4 Kenny Harrison (same as Olympic)
Shot Put: World 75-101/4 Randy Barnes, USA May 20, 1990 Los Angeles
  Olympic 73- 83/4 Ulf Timmermann, East Germany Sept. 23, 1988 Seoul
  American 75-101/4 Barnes (same as World)
Discus: World 243-0 Jurgen Schult, East Germany June 6, 1986 Neubrandenburg
  Olympic 227-8 Lars Riedel, Germany July 31, 1996 Atlanta
  American 237-4 Ben Plucknett July 7, 1981 Stockholm
Javelin: World 323-1 Jan Zelezny, Czech Republic May 25, 1996 Jena, GER
  Olympic 295-10 Jan Zelezny, Czech Republic Sept. 23, 2000 Sydney
  American 285-10 Tom Pukstys May 25, 1997 Jena, 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, 1996 Milan
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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