Which is the oldest Olympics record in athletics?

Long jump—Bob Beamon, U.S., 1968 Mexico City, 8.90 meters Beamon’s “perfect jump” is the oldest record in Olympic athletics.

What is the oldest Olympic record that still stands?

The oldest world record still standing belongs to Jarmila Kratochvílová of Czech Republic. In 1983, she recorded the fastest time for the women’s 800 metres with a time of 1:53.28 – to this day, only one athlete has come within one second of this time (Kenya’s Pamela Jelimo in 2008).

Which athlete holds the most world records?

The most world records set by an individual in athletics is 35, by Sergei Bubka (Ukraine) in the pole vault between 1984 and 1994. During the course of his illustrious career, Bubka set 17 outdoor and 18 indoor world records, and he remains the current record-holder in both disciplines.

How Far Can Usain Bolt throw a javelin?

The nine-time Olympic champion has been trying his hand at the javelin – and it turns out he would be competitive in some Olympic fields. In fact, his throw of 56 metres, which was recorded inside the Olympic Stadium on Saturday, would challenge some of the attempts of people who throw javelins regularly.

Who holds the men’s 100m and 200m world records?

Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt’s world records Usain Bolt currently holds the world records for men’s 100m, 200m sprints and was part of the 4x100m world record-holding Jamaican quartet that included Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Yohan Blake.

What Olympic records have been broken 2021?

A look at all of the world records that were broken at the Tokyo Olympics.

Event Competitor Previous
Track and Field Women’s 400m Hurdles Sydney McLaughlin United States 51.90s 2021
Track and Field Men’s 400m Hurdles Karsten Warholm Norway 46.70s 2021
Track and Field Women’s Triple Jump Yulimar Rojas Venezuela 15.50m 1995

What is the oldest athletic world record?

Jarmila KratochvÃlová (Czech) €“ 800m €“ 36 years KratochvÃlová, at the ripe old age of 32 won the 400 metres and 800 metres at the 1983 World Championships, with a world record time for the 800 metres of 1 minute 53 seconds. This is currently the longest-standing individual world record in athletics.

What are the men’s Olympic records in Athletics?

List of men’s Olympic records in athletics Event Record Athlete(s) Nation Games Date Ref(s) 100 metres: 9.63 Usain Bolt Jamaica (JAM) 2012 London: August 5, 2012: 200 metres: 19.30 Usain Bolt Jamaica (JAM) 2008 Beijing: August 20, 2008: 400 metres: ♦43.03 Wayde van Niekerk South Africa (RSA) 2016 Rio de Janeiro: August 14, 2016: 800 metres

How many athletics world records have stood the test of time?

Here’s a look at 10 athletics’ world records that have stood – or may stand – the test of time. Heptathlon combines seven athletics events, with points awarded based on measurements and times achieved.

What is the record for the pole vault at the Olympics?

Statistics are correct as of August 3, 2021. Marie-José Pérec of France holds the record for the 400 metres, set at the Atlanta games in 1996. Russian athlete Yelena Isinbayeva set the Olympic record in the pole vault in Beijing in 2008. ♦ denotes a performance that is also a current world record.

What is the Olympic record for the 110m hurdles?

110m hurdles Olympic record (men only) Liu Xiang (China) – 12.91s at 2004 Athens Olympics (August 27, 2004) In what was China’s first-ever men’s Olympic gold medal in a track and field event, Liu Xiang completed the 110m finals at the 2004 Athens Olympics.