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2002 Men's Track & Field World and America Records

Running

Event   Time   Date Set Location
50 meters: World 5.56a Donovan Bailey, Canada Feb. 9, 1996 Reno, Nev.
    5.56 Maurice Greene, USA Feb. 13, 1999 Los Angeles
  American 5.56 Greene (same as World) Feb. 13, 1999 Los Angeles
60 meters: World 6.39 Maurice Greene, USA Feb. 3, 1998 Madrid
    6.39 Maurice Greene, USA March 3, 2001 Atlanta
  American 6.39 Greene (same as World)
200 meters: World 19.92 Frankie Fredericks, Namibia Feb. 18, 1996 Lievin, FRA
  American 20.26 John Capel Mar. 11, 2000 Fayetteville, Ark.
    20.26 Shawn Crawford Mar. 11, 2000 Fayetteville, Ark.
400 meters: World 44.63 Michael Johnson, USA Mar. 4, 1995 Atlanta
  American 44.63 Johnson (same as World)
800 meters: World 1:42.67 Wilson Kipketer, Denmark Mar. 9, 1997 Paris
  American 1:45.00 Johnny Gray Mar. 8, 1992 Sindelfingen, GER
1000 meters: World 2:14.96 Wilson Kipketer, Denmark Feb. 20, 2000 Birmingham, ENG
  American 2:17.86p David Krummenacker Jan. 27, 2002 Boston
1500 meters: World 3:31.18 Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco Feb. 2, 1997 Stuttgart
  American 3:38.12 Jeff Atkinson Mar. 5, 1989 Budapest
Mile: World 3:48.45 Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco Feb. 12, 1997 Ghent, BEL
  American 3:51.8 Steve Scott Feb. 20, 1981 San Diego
3000 meters: World 7:24.90 Daniel Komen, Kenya Feb. 6, 1998 Budapest
  American 7:39.23p Tim Broe Jan. 27, 2002 Boston
5000 meters: World 12:50.38 Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopia Feb. 14, 1999 Birmingham, ENG
  American 13:20.55 Doug Padilla Feb. 12, 1982 New York
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters.

Hurdles

Event   Time   Date Set Location
50 meters: World 6.25 Mark McKoy, Canada Mar. 5, 1986 Kobe, JPN
  American 6.35 Greg Foster Jan. 27, 1985 Rosemont, Ill.
    6.35 Greg Foster Jan. 31, 1987 Ottawa
60 meters: World 7.30 Colin Jackson, Great Britain Mar. 6, 1994 Sindelfingen, GER
  American 7.36 Greg Foster Jan. 16, 1987 Los 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.

Walking

Event   Time   Date Set Location
5000 meters: World 18:07.08 Mikhail Shchennikov, Russia Feb. 14, 1995 Moscow
  American 19:18.40 Tim Lewis Mar. 7, 1987 Indianapolis

Relays

Event   Time   Date Set Location
4 x 200 meters: World 1:22.11 Great Britain Mar. 3, 1991 Glasgow
  American 1:22.71 National Team Mar. 3, 1991 Glasgow
4 x 400 meters: World 3:02.83 United States Mar. 7, 1999 Maebashi, JPN
  American 3:02.83 National Team (same as World) Mar. 7, 1999 Maebashi, JPN
4 x 800 meters: World 7:13.94 United States Feb. 6, 2000 Boston
  American 7:13.94 Global Athletics (same as World) Feb. 6, 2000 Boston

Field Events

Event   Mark   Date Set Location
High Jump: World 7-111/2 Javier Sotomayor, Cuba Mar. 4, 1989 Budapest
  American 7-101/2 Hollis Conway Mar. 10, 1991 Seville
Pole Vault: World 20-2 Sergey Bubka, Ukraine Feb. 21, 1993 Donyetsk, UKR
  American 19-9p Jeff Hartwig Mar. 10, 2002 Sindelfingen, GER
Long Jump: World 28-101/4 Carl Lewis, USA Jan. 27, 1984 New York
  American 28-101/4 Lewis (same as World)
Triple Jump: World 58-6 Aliecer Urrutia, Cuba Mar. 1, 1997 Sindelfingen, GER
  American 58-31/4 Mike Conley Feb. 27, 1987 New York
Shot Put: World 74-41/4 Randy Barnes, USA Jan. 20, 1989 Los Angeles
  American 74-41/4 Barnes (same as World)
Note: The international shot put weight for men is 16 lbs.

Heptathlon

    Points   Date Set Location
Seven Events: World 6476 Dan O'Brien, USA Mar. 13-14, 1993 Toronto
  American 6476 O'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).

 

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