Who holds the most track and field records?

Who holds the most track and field records?

Marita Koch – 400m – 36 years During her career she collected sixteen world records in outdoor sprints as well as fourteen world records in indoor events. Her record of 47.60 in the 400 metres, set on 6 October 1985, still stands.

What is the longest track and field world record?

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 is the NCAA 5k record?


Event Record Meet
5000 m 13:00.95 PS Fontvieille, Monaco
10000 m 27:08.49 Payton Jordan Invitational
27:31.38 Stanford, California
110 m hurdles 12.98 (+0.8 m/s) NCAA Division I Championships

What is the oldest unbroken world record?

days, or 38 years and 9 months, is how long the Women’s 800 Metres world record has remained unbroken. It’s the longest standing world record, belonging to jarmila kratochvílová (TCH), whose mark of 1:53.28 has stood since 26 July 1983. Below is a selection of official world records and how many days they lasted.

Who is the most decorated track and field athlete?

Paavo Nurmi
Table: The Top Ranked Athletes from Track and Field at the Olympic Games

rank name total medals
1 Paavo Nurmi 12
2 Carl Lewis 10
3 Allyson Felix 11
=4 Usain Bolt 8

Does Flo Jo still hold records?

FloJo never recorded a positive test of any kind, retiring after the Olympics in ’88 before mandatory random drug testing was instituted the next year. After her tragic early death in 1998 at the age of 38, her coach and trainer Bob Kersee fiercely defended her legacy.