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1999 Women's World, Olympic, and America Running Records

Running

Event   Time   Date Set Location
100 meters: World 10.49 Florence Griffith Joyner, USA July 16, 1988 Indianapolis
  Olympic 10.62 Florence Griffith Joyner, USA Sept. 24, 1988 Seoul
  American 10.49 Griffith Joyner (same as World)
200 meters: World 21.34 Florence Griffith Joyner, USA Sept. 29, 1988 Seoul
  Olympic 21.34 Griffith Joyner (same as World)
  American 21.34 Griffith Joyner (same as World)
400 meters: World 47.60 Marita Koch, East Germany Oct. 6, 1985 Canberra, AUS
  Olympic 48.65 Olga Bryzgina, USSR Sept. 26, 1988 Seoul
  American 48.83 Valerie Brisco Aug. 6, 1984 Los Angeles
800 meters: World 1:53.28 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech. July 26, 1983 Munich
  Olympic 1:53.42 Nadezhda Olizarenko, USSR July 27, 1980 Moscow
  American 1:56.43 Jearl Miles-Clark Aug. 12, 1998 Zurich
1000 meters: World 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova, Russia Aug. 23, 1996 Brussels
  Olympic   Not an event
  American 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs July 3, 1999 Brunswick, Me.
1500 meters: World 3:50.46 Qu Yunxia, China Sept. 11, 1993 Beijing
  Olympic 3:53.96 Paula Ivan, Romania Oct. 1, 1988 Seoul
  American 3:57.12 Mary Slaney July 26, 1983 Stockholm
Mile: World 4:12.56 Svetlana Masterkova, Russia Aug. 14, 1996 Zurich
  Olympic   Not an event
  American 4:16.71 Mary Slaney Aug. 21, 1985 Zurich
2000 meters: World 5:25.36 Sonia O'Sullivan, Ireland July 8, 1994 Edinburgh
  Olympic   Not an event
  American 5:32.7 Mary Slaney Aug. 3, 1984 Eugene
3000 meters: World 8:06.11 Wang Junxia, China Sept. 13, 1993 Beijing
  Olympic 8:26.53 Tatyana Samolenko, USSR Sept. 25, 1988 Seoul
  American 8:25.83 Mary Slaney Sept. 7, 1985 Rome
5000 meters: World 14:28.09 Jiang Bo, China Oct. 23, 1997 Shanghai
  Olympic   Not an event
  American 14:52.49 Regina Jacobs July 4, 1998 Brunswick, Me.
10,000 meters: World 29:31.78 Wang Junxia, China Sept. 8, 1993 Beijing
  Olympic 31:05.21 Olga Bondarenko, USSR Sept. 30, 1988 Seoul
  American 31:19.89 Lynn Jennings Aug. 7, 1992 Barcelona
Marathon: World 2:20:47 Tegla Loroupe, Kenya Apr. 19, 1998 Rotterdam
  Olympic 2:24:52 Joan Benoit, USA Aug. 5, 1984 Los Angeles
  American 2:21:21 Joan Benoit Samuelson Oct. 20, 1985 Chicago
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters and the Marathon is 42,194.988 meters (26 miles, 385 yards).

 

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