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TFXC Records - World/National/HS/MS

  

__________ TRACK & FIELD BENCHMARKS __________

Except for World Records, the following lists are based on available results from selected Men's/Boy's Outdoor season events between 2006 and 2011.

100m Dash

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 09.580 U.Bolt (Jamaica, 2009)
National College Best 09.900 T.Williams (Texas-San Antonio, 2009)
National High School Best 10.080 P.Hardy (Ellison, TX, 2009)
Georgia High School Best 10.350 J.Scott-Wesley (2A Mitchell Co, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best 11.740 X.Turner (Chattanooga Valley, 2008)

200m Dash

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 19.190 U.Bolt (Jamaica, 2009)
National College Best 20.240 M.Mitchell (Florida St, 2010)
National High School Best 20.430 B.Nellum (Poly-Long Beach, CA, 2007)
Georgia High School Best 21.100 W.Storey (5A Morrow, 2010)
Sprayberry HS Best 22.638 M.Newton (Sprayberry, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best 26.040 M.Askew (Cook, 2010)

  

100m/110m HURDLES

Most short-distance hurdle events are 110m (but are often run as 100m events at the middle school level), yet the height of the hurdles varies widely according to level (42" for international and collegiate events, 39" for high schools, and 30" for middle schools).

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (110m H42") 12.870 D.Robles (Cuba, 2008)
National College Best (110m H42") 13.050 R.Brathwaite (Barton, 2009)
National High School Best (110m H39") 13.460 E.Lovett (Palm Beach Lakes, FL, 2010)
Georgia High School Best (110m H39") 13.810 J.Jones (3A Carrollton, 2011)
Sprayberry HS Best (110m H39") 14.395 K.Rollins (Sprayberry, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best (100m H30") 16.140 A.Hill (Cook, 2011)

  

300m/400m HURDLES

Most "single-lap" hurdle events at international and collegiate levels are 400m with 36" hurdle heights.  High schools and middle schools in the USA typically run 300m (high schools with 36" hurdles heights and middle schools with 30" hurdle heights).

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (400m H36") 46.780 K.Young (USA, 1992)
National College Best (400m H36") 47.630 J.Dutch (S Carolina, 2010)
National High School Best (300m H36") 35.020 R.Wyatt (LaSierra, CA, 2009)
Georgia High School Best (300m H36") 37.007 S.P.Jones (3A Monroe, 2010)
Sprayberry HS Best (300m H36") 40.453 K.Rollins (Sprayberry, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best (300m H30") 49.140 A.Hill (Cook, 2011)

400m Dash

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 43.180 M.Johnson (USA, 1999)
National College Best 44.730 L.Williams (S.Plains-TX, 2009)
National High School Best 45.540 B.Nellum (Poly-Long Beach, CA, 2007)
Georgia High School Best 46.620* M.Newton (Sprayberry 4A, 2012)
Sprayberry HS Best 46.620* M.Newton (Sprayberry, 2012)
Georgia Middle School Best 57.840 S.Holcomb (Cook, 2009)

800m Dash

(minutes:seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 1:41.010 D.Rudisha (Kenya, 2010)
National College Best 1:45.540 R.Andrews (Virginia, 2010)
National High School Best 1:47.680 E.Greer (Lake Oswego, OR, 2008)
Georgia High School Best 1:51.713 S.Walker (3A Richmond Hill, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best 2:25.000 T.Jackson (Cook, 2009)

4x100 Relay

(seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 37.100 Relay Team (Jamaica, 2008)
National College Best 38.510 Relay Team (Texas A&M, 2009)
National High School Best 40.100 Relay Team (Groveport-Madison, OH, 2009)
Georgia High School Best 41.317 Relay Team (4A Bainbridge, 2010)
Sprayberry HS Best 42.881* Relay Team (Sprayberry, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best 48.540 Relay Team (Chattanooga Valley, 2008)

* Region-best

4x400 Relay

(minutes:seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 2:54.290 Relay Team (USA, 1993)
National College Best 2:59.990 Relay Team (Florida St, 2009)
National High School Best 3:08.420 Relay Team (Serra, CA, 2010)
Georgia High School Best 3:15.717 Relay Team (4A Tucker, 2010)

1500m/1600m

1500m events are typical at international and collegiate levels, whereas 1600m (~ 1 mile) events are the norm at high school and middle school levels in the USA.

(minutes:seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (1500m) 3:26.000 H.El Gerrouj (Morocco, 1998)
National College Best (1500m) 3:36.920 M.Centrowitz (Oregon, 2009)
National High School Best (1600m) 4:05.170 J.Thode (Hoffman Estates, IL, 2009)
Georgia High School Best (1600m) 4:08.246 K.Erassa (5A Grayson, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best (1600m) 5:32.000 T.Jackson (Cook, 2009)

3000m/3200m

3000m events are typical at international and collegiate levels, whereas 3200m events are the norm at high school and middle school levels in the USA.

(minutes:seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (3000m, Track) 07:20.670 D.Komen (Kenya, 1996)
World Record (3000m, Steeple Chase) 07:53.630 S.S.Shaheen (Qatar, 2004)
National College Best (3000m) 08:03.590 C.Derrick (Stanford, 2010)
National High School Best (3200m) 08:46.080 J.Elkaim (Livingston, NJ, 2010)
Georgia High School Best (3200m) 08:52.835 T.Anyan (5A Brookwood, 2010)
Georgia Middle School Best (3200m) 12:29.000 S.Jackson (Cook, 2011)

  

LONG DISTANCE (XC, MTN, ROAD)

(hours:minutes:seconds)

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (5K/3.1 mi) 0:12:37.35 K.Bekele (Ethiopia, 2005)
World Record (10K/6.2 mi, Road) 0:26:44.0 L.P.Komon (Kenya, 2010)
World Record (10K/6.2 mi, Track) 0:26:17.53 K.Bekele (Ethiopia, 2005)
World Record (15K/9.3 mi) 0:41:13.0 L.P.Komon (Kenya, 2010)
World Record (20K/12.4 mi, Road) 0:55:21.0 Z. Tadese (Eritrea, 2010)
World Record (20K/12.4 mi, Track) 0:56:26.0 H.Gebrselassie (Ethiopia, 2007)
World Record (21K/13.1 mi Half Marathon) 0:58:23.0 Z. Tadese (Eritrea, 2010)
World Record (25K/15.5 mi, Road) 1:11:50.0 S.Kosgei (Kenya, 2010)
World Record (25K/15.5 mi, Track) 1:13:55.8 T.Seko (Japan, 1981)
World Record (30K/15.5 mi, Road) 1:27:49.0 H.Gebrselassie (Ethiopia, 2009)
World Record (30K/15.5 mi, Track) 1:29:18.8 T.Seko (Japan, 1981)
World Record (42K/26.2 mi Marathon) 2:03:59.0 H.Gebrselassie (Ethiopia, 2008)
World Record (100K/62.1 mi) 6:13:33.0 T.Sunada (Japan, 1998)

  

LONG JUMP

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 29'04.362" M.Powell (USA, 1991)
National College Best 27'04.740" A.Bailey (Arkansas, 2010)
National High School Best 26'04.750" M.Goodwin (Rowlett, TX, 2009)
Georgia High School Best 24'06.500" D.Forbes (5A M.L.King, 2009)
Sprayberry HS Best 20'10.500" B.Traywick (Sprayberry, 2007)
Georgia Middle School Best 19'10.000" M.Askew (Cook, 2011)

  

TRIPLE JUMP

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 60'0.079" J.Edwards (UK, 1995)
National College Best 56'6.740" W.Claye (Oklahoma, 2009)
National High School Best 52'6.250" B.Lamb (Chandler, AZ, 2009)
Georgia High School Best 49'9.000" C.Camara (4A Dunwoody, 2010)
Sprayberry HS Best 42'8.000"* B.Traywick (Sprayberry, 2007)
Georgia Middle School Best 37'0.000" T.Jackson (Cook, 2011)

* Region-best

HIGH JUMP

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 8'00.456" J.Sotomayor (Cuba, 1993)
National College Best 7'05.760" E.Kynard (Kansas St, 2011)… R. Robertson (Miss Coll, 2010)
National High School Best 7'04.000" D.Smith (Lovejoy, GA)
Georgia High School Best 7'04.000" D.Smith (5A Lovejoy)
Georgia Middle School Best 4'10.000" S.Jackson (Cook, 2011)

  

POLE VAULT

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record 20'1.733" S.Bubka (Ukraine, 1994)
National College Best 18'9.197" J.Colwick (Rice, 2009)
National High School Best 18'0.250" J.Whitt (Norman-North, OK, 2009)
Georgia High School Best 16'8.000" P.Malquist (3A Gainesville, 2010)

DISCUS

International and collegiate events use a 2kg (4.4 lb) discus, whereas high schools and middle schools compete with a 1.6kg (3.5 lb) discus and a 1kg (2.2 lb) discus, respectively.

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (2kg) 243'5.35" J.Schult (Germany, 1986)
National College Best (2kg) 216'2.49" R.Scott (Kentucky, 2009)
National High School Best (1.6kg) 221'0.00" M.Finley (Buena Vista, CO, 2009)
Georgia High School Best (1.6kg) 186'8.00" D.Fraker (4A Macintosh, 2010)
Sprayberry HS Best (1.6kg) 166'4.00" B.Anderson (Sprayberry, 2008)
Georgia Middle School Best (1kg) 095'0.00" A.Hill (Cook, 2011)

  

SHOT PUT

International and collegiate events use 16 lb shot puts, whereas high schools use 12 lb shot puts.

 

(feet'inches")

CATEGORY TIME RUNNER (TEAM, YEAR)
World Record (16 lb) 75'10.20" R.Barnes (USA, 1990)
National College Best (16 lb) 72'00.96" R.Whiting (Arizona St, 2010)
National High School Best (12 lb) 72'08.00" N.Vena (Morristown, NJ, 2006)
Georgia High School Best (12 lb) 64'00.50" D.Fraker (4A Macintosh, 2010)