World Outdoor Records Set in 2002

World outdoor records set or equaled between Oct. 1, 2001 and Sept. 22, 2002; (p) indicates record is pending ratification by the IAAF.


Event Name RecordOld Mark Former Holder
100 metersTim Montgomery, USA9.78p9.79Maurice Greene, USA (1999)
Marathon?Khalid Khannouchi, USA2:05:382:05:42Khalid Khannouchi, MOR* (1995)
3000m steeplechaseBrahim Boulami, MOR7:53.17p7:55.28Brahim Boulami, MOR (2001)
20km walkFrancisco Fernandez, SPA1:17:22p1:17:26Bernardo Seguro, MEX (1994)
?Marathon records are not officially recognized by the IAAF.
*When Khannouchi set the previous world record, he was a citizen of Morocco. He became a U.S. citizen on May 2, 2000.


EventName RecordOld Mark Former Holder
Marathon?Catherine Ndereba, KEN2:18:472:20:43Tegla Loroupe, KEN (1999)
3000m steeplechaseAlesya Turova, BLR9:16.51p9:21.72Alesya Turova, BLR (2002)
?The IAAF does not officially recognize world records for road races.
Note: The women's 3000-m steeplechase record was broken three times in 2002, first by Poland's Justyna Bak, then twice by Turova.

2002 IAAF Grand Prix FinalTrack and FieldWorld, Olympic and American Records
2001-2002 Season for Track and Field