Absolute Records Broken In 2020

Categories: W = World; A or Am = American; C = Collegiate (NCAA Div. I only); JC = Junior College; J = Junior (U20); Y = Youth (U18); HS = High School.

Codings: + = event not officially recognized by governing body; ‘ = student not eligible to represent the U.S. internationally;  i = mark made indoors; l-a = low-altitude; w-o = women’s only race; ¶ = conditions for ratification not suitable; § = mark inferior to indoor performance USATF won’t recognize.

switch to indoor records broken in 2020

 

MEN TRACK
5000 13:16.95i AmC Tyler Day (Northern Arizona) Boston, Massachusetts January 24
MEN FIELD
Pole Vault 6.17 | 20-2¾i W Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Toruń, Poland February 08
6.18 | 20-3¼i W Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Glasgow, Scotland February 15
MEN ROAD
5K 13:18 W Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) Valencia, Spain January 12
12:51 W Joshua Cheptegei (Uganda) Monaco February 16
10K 26:24 W Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) Valencia, Spain January 12
WOMEN TRACK
3000 Walk 13:00.56i AJ, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) Lynchburg, Virginia January 17
WOMEN ROAD
Half-Marathon 64:31 W Yeshaneh Ababel (Ethiopia) Ra’s al Khaymah, United Arab Emirates February 21

as of May 14, 2020