2000 Men's Track & Field World and America Records


Event Time Date SetLocation
50 meters:World5.56aDonovan Bailey, CanadaFeb. 9, 1996Reno, Nev.
  5.56pMaurice Greene, USAFeb. 13, 1999Los Angeles
 American5.56Greene (same as World)Feb. 13, 1999Los Angeles
60 meters:World6.39Maurice Greene, USAFeb. 3, 1998Madrid
 American6.39Greene (same as World)
200 meters:World19.92Frankie Fredericks, NamibiaFeb. 18, 1996Lievin, FRA
 American20.26John CapelMar. 11, 2000Fayetteville, Ark.
  20.26Shawn CrawfordMar. 11, 2000Fayetteville, Ark.
400 meters:World44.63Michael Johnson, USAMar. 4, 1995Atlanta
 American44.63Johnson (same as World)
800 meters:World1:42.67Wilson Kipketer, DenmarkMar. 9, 1997Paris
 American1:45.00Johnny GrayMar. 8, 1992Sindelfingen, GER
1000 meters:World2:14.96Wilson Kipketer, DenmarkFeb. 20, 2000Birmingham, ENG
 American2:18.19Ocky ClarkFeb. 12, 1989Stuttgart
1500 meters:World3:31.18Hicham El Guerrouj, MoroccoFeb. 2, 1997Stuttgart
 American3:38.12Jeff AtkinsonMar. 5, 1989Budapest
Mile:World3:48.45Hicham El Guerrouj, MoroccoFeb. 12, 1997Ghent, BEL
 American3:51.8Steve ScottFeb. 20, 1981San Diego
3000 meters:World7:24.90Daniel Komen, KenyaFeb. 6, 1998Budapest
 American7:39.94Steve ScottFeb. 10, 1989E. Rutherford, N.J.
5000 meters:World12:50.38Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopiaFeb. 14, 1999Birmingham, ENG
 American13:20.55Doug PadillaFeb. 12, 1982New York
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters.


Event Time Date SetLocation
50 meters:World6.25Mark McKoy, CanadaMar. 5, 1986Kobe, JPN
 American6.35Greg FosterJan. 27, 1985Rosemont, Ill.
  6.35Greg FosterJan. 31, 1987Ottawa
60 meters:World7.30Colin Jackson, BritainMar. 6, 1994Sindelfingen, GER
 American7.36Greg FosterJan. 16, 1987Los Angeles
Note: The hurdles for both distances are 3 feet, 6 inches high. There are four hurdles in the 50 meters and five in the 60.


Event Time Date SetLocation
4 x 200 meters:World1:22.11Great BritainMar. 3, 1991Glasgow
 American1:22.71National TeamMar. 3, 1991Glasgow
4 x 400 meters:World3:02.83United StatesMar. 7, 1999Maebashi, JPN
 American3:02.83National Team (same as World)Mar. 7, 1999Maebashi, JPN
4 x 800 meters:World7:13.94United StatesFeb. 6, 2000Boston
 American7:13.94Global Athletics (same as World)Feb. 6, 2000Boston

Field Events

Events Mark Date SetLocation
High Jump:World7-111/2Javier Sotomayor, CubaMar. 4, 1989Budapest
 American7-101/2Hollis ConwayMar. 10, 1991Seville
Pole Vault:World20-2Sergey Bubka, UkraineFeb. 21, 1993Donyetsk, UKR
 American19-61/4Jeff HartwigMar. 6, 1999Maebashi, JPN
Long Jump:World28-101/4Carl Lewis, USAJan. 27, 1984New York
 American28-101/4Lewis (same as World)
Triple Jump:World58-6Aliecer Urrutia, CubaMar. 1, 1997Sindelfingen, GER
 American58-31/4Mike ConleyFeb. 27, 1987New York
Shot Put:World74-41/4Randy Barnes, USAJan. 20, 1989Los Angeles
 American74-41/4Barnes (same as World)
Note: The international shot put weight for men is 16 lbs.


  Points Date SetLocation
Seven Events:World6476Dan O'Brien, USAMar. 13-14, 1993Toronto
 American6476O'Brien (same as World)
Note: O'Brien's WR times and distances, in order over two days— 60m (6.67); LJ (25-83/4); SP (52-63/4); HJ (6-113/4); 60m H (7.85); PV (17-03/4); 1000m (2:57.96).


 World and American Indoor RecordsWomen


World and American Indoor Records
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