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1997 Men's Track & Field World and America Records

Running

EventTimeDate SetLocation
50 meters:World5.56pDonovan Bailey, CanadaFeb. 9, 1996Reno, NV
American5.61James Sanford, USAFeb. 20, 1981San Diego
60 meters:World6.41Andre Cason, USAFeb. 14, 1992Madrid
American6.41Cason (same as World)??
200 meters:World19.92Frankie Fredericks, NamibiaFeb. 18, 1996Lievin, FRA
American20.40Jeff Williams
& Kevin Little
Feb. 18, 1996
Mar. 8, 1997
Lievin, FRA
Paris
400 meters:World44.63pMichael Johnson, USAMar. 4, 1995Atlanta
American44.63pJohnson (same as World)??
800 meters:World1:42.67Wilson Kipketer, KenyaMar. 9, 1997Paris
American1:45.00Johnny GrayMar. 8, 1992Sindelfingen, GER
1000 meters:World2:15.26Noureddine Morceli, AlgeriaFeb. 22, 1992Birmingham, ENG
American2:18.19Ocky ClarkFeb. 12, 1989Stuttgart
1500 meters:World3:31.17Hicham 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:World7:30.72Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopaFeb. 4, 1996Stuttgart
American7:39.94Steve ScottFeb. 10, 1989E. Rutherford, N.J.
5000 meters:World12:59.04Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopaFeb. 20, 1997Stockholm
American13:20.55Doug PadillaFeb. 12, 1982New York
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters.

Hurdles

EventTimeDate 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.

Relays

EventTimeDate SetLocation
4x200 meters:World1:22.11Great BritainMar. 3, 1991Glasgow
American1:22.71National TeamMar. 3, 1991Glasgow
4x400 meters:World3:03.05GermanyMar. 10, 1991Seville
American3:03.24National TeamMar. 10, 1991Seville

Field Events

EventsTimeDate SetLocation
High Jump:World7-111/4Javier Sotomayor, CubaMar. 4, 1989Budapest
American7-101/2Hollis ConwayMar. 10, 1991Seville
Pole Vault:World20-2Sergey Bubka, UkraineFeb. 21, 1993Donyetsk, UKR
American19- 33/4Billy OlsonJan. 25, 1986Albuquerque
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.

Heptathlon

PointsDate 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