2020 World Leaders — Women

compiled by T&FN Staff

(marks updated October 10, 2020)

(¶ = World Record performance)

(i = mark made indoors)

Track Events
100 10.85 Elaine Thompson-Herah (Jamaica)
200 21.98 Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas)
400 50.50 Lynna Irby (US)
800 1:57.68 Faith Kipyegon (Kenya)
1000 2:29.15 Faith Kipyegon (Kenya)
1500  3:57.40 Laura Muir (Great Britain)
Mile 4:16.85i Elle Purrier (US)
   (outdoor) 4:21.81 Cory McGee (US)
Steeple 9:06.14 Hyvin Jepkemoi (Kenya)
3000 8:22.54 Hellen Obiri (Kenya)
5000 14:06.62 ¶ Letesenbet Gidey (Ethiopia)
10,000 29:36.67 Sifan Hassan (Netherlands)
100 Hurdles 12.68 Nadine Visser (Netherlands)
12.68 Visser
400 Hurdles 53.79 Femke Bol (Netherlands)
Road Events
Half-Marathon 64:31 ¶ Yeshaneh Ababel (Ethiopia)
Marathon 2:17:45 Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (Israel)
20K Walk 1:26:43 Elvira Khasanova (Russia)
50K Walk 3:50:42 Yelena Lashmanova (Russia)
Relay Events
4 x 100 43.47 Sprintec (Jamaica)
4 x 400 3:29.36i Alabama
  (outdoor) 3:29.60 Cuba
4 x 1500 16:27.02 ¶ Nike Bowerman TC (US)
Field Events
High Jump 6-8¾ | 2.05i Mariya Lasitskene (Russia)
   (outdoor) 6-6¾ | 2.00 Yuliya Levchenko (Ukraine)
6-6¾ | 2.00 Levchenko
6-6¾ | 2.00 Yaroslava Mahuchikh (Ukraine)
Pole Vault 16-2¾ | 4.95i Anzhelika Sidorova (Russia)
   (outdoor) 16-1¾| 4.92 Katie Nageotte (US)
Long Jump 23-2½ | 7.07i Malaika Mihambo (Germany)
   (outdoor)  23-¾ | 7.03 Mihambo
Triple Jump 50-7½ | 15.43i Yulimar Rojas (Venezuela)
   (outdoor) 48-3¼ | 14.71 Rojas
Shot 64-7¾ | 19.70i Lijiao Gong (China)
   (outdoor) 64-1 | 19.53 Auriole Dongmo (Portugal)
64-1 | 19.53 Gong
Discus 230-2 | 70.15 Valarie Allman (US)
Hammer 247-6 | 75.45 Hanna Malyshik (Belarus)
Javelin 221-10 | 67.61 Huihui Lu (China)
Heptathlon 6419 Ivona Dadic (Austria)