Absolute Records Broken In 2019

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 2019

MEN ABSOLUTE TRACK
200 19.82(A) JC Kenny Bednarek (Indian Hills) Hobbs, New Mexico May 18
400 44.84(A) WY, AY Justin Robinson (West, Hazelwood, Missouri) Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 08
2M 8:08.69 WJ+ Selemon Barega (Ethiopia)  Stanford, California June 30
110 Hurdles 12.98 C Grant Holloway (Florida) Austin, Texas June 07
4 x 100 37.97 C Florida Austin, Texas June 07
(Raymond Ekevwo’, Hakim Sani Brown’, Grant Holloway, Ryan Clark)
38.62(A) WJ, AJ United States Juniors San José, Costa Rica July 20
(Arian Smith, Justin Ofotan, Marcellus Moore, Matthew Boling)
4 x 400 2:59.05 AmC Texas A&M Austin, Texas June 07
(Bryce Deadmon 45.3, Robert Grant 44.4, Kyree Johnson 45.24, Devin Dixon 44.11)
2:59.30(A) WJ, AJ United States Juniors San José, Costa Rica July 21
(Frederick Lewis 45.9, Matthew Boling 44.5, Matthew Moorer 45.2, Justin Robinson 43.7)
4 x Mile 16:03.68i A+ Brooks Beasts New York, New York January 26
(David Ribich 4:04, Henry Wynne 4:03, Brannon Kidder 3:58, Izaic Yorks 3:58)
17:01.81i HS
Loudoun Valley, Purcellville, Virginia
New York, New York March 09
(Connor Wells 4:22.26, Kevin Carlson 4:21.46, Sam Affolder 4:06.19, Jacob Hunter 4:11.90)
MEN ABSOLUTE FIELD
Pole Vault 6.00 | 19-8¼ C Mondo Duplantis (LSU) Fayetteville, Arkansas May 11
6.06 | 19-10½ A Sam Kendricks (Nike) Des Moines, Iowa July 27

 

MEN ABSOLUTE ROAD
5K 13:29 W Julien Wanders (Switzerland) Monaco February 17
13:29 =W Edward Cheserek (Kenya) Carlsbad, California  April 07
15K 41:05 W+ Geoffrey Kamworor (Kenya) Copenhagen, Denmark September 15
20K 55:00 W+ Geoffrey Kamworor (Kenya) Copenhagen, Denmark September 15
Half-Marathon 58:01 W Geoffrey Kamworor (Kenya) Copenhagen, Denmark September 15
25K 1:13:48 A Parker Stinson (Saucony) Grand Rapids, Michigan May 11
WOMEN ABSOLUTE TRACK
100 10.75 C, WJ, AJ Sha’Carri Richardson (LSU) Austin, Texas June 08
10.94 WY, HS Briana Williams (Jamaica/Northeast, Oakland Park, Florida) Kingston, Jamaica June 21
200 22.17 WJ, lo-alt AJ+ Sha’Carri Richardson (LSU) Austin, Texas June 08
22.42 WY Amy Hunt (Great Britain) Mannheim, Germany June 30
300 34.41 W+ Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas) Ostrava, Czech Republic June 20
Mile 4:12.33 W Sifan Hassan (Netherlands) Fontvieille, Monaco July 12
2000St 6:29.08 HS Sarah Trainor (Roosevelt, Hyde Park, New York) Staatsburg, New York May 04
100 Hurdles 12.79 WJ Brittany Anderson (Jamaica) Joensuu, Finland July 24
12.71 WJ Brittany Anderson (Jamaica) Joensuu, Finland July 24
400 Hurdles 52.20 W, A Dalilah Muhammad (Nike) Des Moines, Iowa July 28
4 x 100 44.44 HS DeSoto, Texas Arlington, Texas April 27
(Ja’Era Griffin, Jayla Hollis, Taylor Armstrong, Rosaline Effiong)
4 x 400 3:24.04(A) WJ, AJ United States Juniors San José, Costa Rica July 21
(Alexis Holmes 51.6, Kimberly Harris 51.2, Ziyah Holman 51.4, Kayla Davis 49.8)
1500 Walk 6:02.85i AJ+, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) New York, New York February 09
Mile Walk 6:28.21i AJ+, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) New York, New York February 09
3000 Walk 13:24.76i AJ, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) Lynchburg, Virginia January 18
WOMEN ABSOLUTE FIELD
Pole Vault 4.40 | 14-5¼i HS Chloe Cunliffe (West, Seattle, Washington) Tacoma, Washington March 17
4.50 | 14-9i HS Chloe Cunliffe (West, Seattle, Washington) Tacoma, Washington March 17
4.47 | 14-8 AJ§ Chloe Cunliffe (West, Seattle, Washington) Tacoma, Washington April 06
Hammer 78.24 | 256-8 A DeAnna Price (Nike) Des Moines, Iowa July 27
Youth JT 65.90 | 216-2 WY Elína Tzénggo (Greece) Ioánnina, Greece May 08
Heptathlon 5829(A) HS Anna Hall (Valor, Highlands Ranch, Colorado) Des Moines, Iowa July 20-21
(14.11, 1.82/5-11½, 12.53/41-1½, 24.22 [3622], 5.49/18-¼, 33.70/110‑7/, 2:10.11 [2207])
(note: Hall’s official score with a wind-over-the-limit long jump of 5.55/18-2½ was a non-recognizable 5847)
Decathlon 7921 A Jordan Gray (Kennesaw State) San Mateo, California June 22-23
(12.16, 6.18/20-3½, 12.86/42-2¼, 1.65/5-5, 57.41 [4146], 14.10, 39.09/128-3, 3.71/12‑2, 39.83/130-8, 5:26.14 [3775])
WOMEN ABSOLUTE ROAD
5K 14:44 W Sifan Hassan (Netherlands) Monaco February 17
WOMEN ABSOLUTE WALKS
5000 Walk 22:28.61 AJ, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania April 27
20K Walk 1:25:29 WJ Glenda Estefanía Morejón (Ecuador) La Coruña, Spain June 08
1:38:55 AJ, HS Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) Owego, New York June 30
50K Walk 3:59:15 W Hong Liu (China) Huangshan, China March 09

as of September 18, 2019