2021 Yearly Leaders

A 19.81 at the Texas Relays gave LSU’s Terrance Laird the yearly world 200 lead. (ERROL ANDERSON/THE SPORTING IMAGE)

(updated May 16, 2021)

ABSOLUTE: The No. 1 performers in all the standard events for the 2021 calendar year, indoors & out combined. When an altitude-aided mark is a leader, the low-altitude best is also given, and when an indoor mark is a leader, the outdoor best is also given.

Absolute Men Absolute Women
•World Leaders •World Leaders
•U.S. Leaders •U.S. Leaders
•NCAA Leaders •NCAA Leaders
•High School Leaders •High School Leaders

INDOOR: The No. 1 performers in all the standard events for the 2021 indoor season, considered to have begun on December 01, 2020. When an altitude-aided mark (over 1000m) is a leader, the low-altitude best is also given; the same applies to oversized-track performances.

Indoor Men Indoor Women
•World Leaders •World Leaders
•U.S. Leaders •U.S. Leaders
•NCAA Leaders •NCAA Leaders
•High School Leaders High School Leaders