summer olympics record holders

Summer Olympic Record Holders

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Countries With The Most Summer Olympic RecordsNumber of Records
United States11
Russia / Soviet Union7
East Germany4
Jamaica4
Kenya3
Ethiopia3
Norway2
Romania2
Australia1
Lithuania1
Czech Republic1
Italy1
Poland1
France1
Japan1
Cameroon1
Belarus1
Cuba1
Male Summer Olympic Record Holders
EventRecordNameNationGames
Triple jump18.09 mKenny HarrisonUnited States Atlanta 1996
Shot put22.47 mUlf TimmermannEast Germany Seoul 1988
Pole vault5.96 mSteven HookerAustraliaBeijing 2008
Marathon2:06:32Samuel WanjiruKenya Beijing 2008
Long jump8.90 mBob BeamonUnited States Mexico City 1968
Javelin throw90.57 mAndreas ThorkildsenNorway Beijing 2008
High jump2.39 mCharles AustinUnited States Atlanta 1996
Hammer throw84.80 mSergey LitvinovSoviet Union Seoul 1988
Discus throw69.89 mVirgilijus AleknaLithuania Athens 2004
Decathlon8893 ptsRoman ŠebrleCzech RepublicAthens 2004
50 km walk3:37:09Alex SchwazerItalyBeijing 2008
20 km walk1:18:59Robert KorzeniowskiPolandSydney 2000
10,000 metres27:01.17Kenenisa BekeleEthiopia Beijing 2008
5,000 metres12:57.82Kenenisa BekeleEthiopia Beijing 2008
3,000 m steeplechase8:05.51Julius KariukiKenya Seoul 1988
1,500 metres3:32.07Noah NgenyKenya Sydney 2000
800 metres1:42.58Vebjørn RodalNorwayAtlanta 1996
4×400 m relay2:55.39LaShawn Merritt,
Angelo Taylor,
David Neville,
Jeremy Wariner
United States Beijing 2008
400 metres43.49Michael JohnsonUnited States Atlanta 1996
400 metre hurdles46.78Kevin YoungUnited States Barcelona 1992
200 metres19.30Usain BoltJamaica Beijing 2008
110 metre hurdles12.91Liu XiangChina Athens 2004
4×100 m relay37.10Nesta Carter,
Michael Frater,
Usain Bolt,
Asafa Powell
Jamaica Beijing 2008
100 metres9.69Usain BoltJamaica Beijing 2008
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Female Summer Olympic Record Holders
EventRecordNameNationGames
100 metres10.62Florence Griffith-JoynerUnited States Seoul 1988
200 metres21.34Florence Griffith-JoynerUnited States Seoul 1988
400 metres48.25Marie-José PérecFrance Atlanta 1996
800 metres1:53.43Nadezhda OlizarenkoSoviet Union Moscow 1980
1,500 metres3:53.96Paula IvanRomaniaSeoul 1988
5,000 metres14:40.79Gabriela SzaboRomania Sydney 2000
10,000 metres29:54.66Tirunesh DibabaEthiopia Beijing 2008
Marathon2:23:14Naoko TakahashiJapan Sydney 2000
100 metre hurdles12.37Joanna HayesUnited States Athens 2004
400 metre hurdles52.64Melaine WalkerJamaica Beijing 2008
3,000 m steeplechase8:58.81Gulnara Galkina-SamitovaRussia Beijing 2008
4×100 m relay41.60Romy Müller, Bärbel Wöckel, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies GöhrEast Germany Moscow 1980
4×400 m relay3:15.27Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga BryzginaSoviet Union Seoul 1988
20 km walk1:26:31Olga KaniskinaRussia Beijing 2008
High jump2.06 mYelena SlesarenkoRussia Athens 2004
Long jump7.40 mJackie Joyner-KerseeUnited States Seoul 1988
Pole vault5.05 mYelena IsinbayevaRussia Beijing 2008
Triple jump15.39 mFrançoise Mbango EtoneCameroon Beijing 2008
Shot put22.41 mIlona SlupianekEast Germany Moscow 1980
Discus throw72.30 mMartina HellmannEast Germany Seoul 1988
Hammer throw76.34 mAksana MiankovaBelarusBeijing 2008
Javelin throw71.53 mOsleidys MenéndezCubaAthens 2004
Heptathlon7291 ptsJackie Joyner-KerseeUnited States Seoul 1988
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Date research was conducted: December 1, 2015

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