Analyzing The 2022 T&FN Rankings

With her record sixth straight U.S. No. 1 Keni Harrison broke the tie she shared with Gail Devers. (KEVIN MORRIS)

IN THE PAGES THAT FOLLOW you’ll find all kinds of facts & figures relating to each of the 44 individual Rankings events. Here are some overall stats — plus by-nation scoring — to whet your appetite:

The World Rankings Defenders
The 9 world men’s repeaters: Emmanuel Korir 800, Jakob Ingebrigtsen 1500, Soufiane El Bakkali steeple (3), Grant Holloway 110H (3), Eliud Kipchoge marathon, Mondo Duplantis PV, Miltiádis Tentóglou LJ, Ryan Crouser SP (3), Wojciech Nowicki HT. El Bakkali, Holloway and Crouser share the longest streaks at 3.

The 9 world women’s repeaters: Shaunae Miller-Uibo 400 (3), Athing Mu 800, Faith Kipyegon 1500, Norah Jeruto steeple, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone 400H, Malaika Mihambo LJ (4), Yulimar Rojas TJ, Valarie Allman DT, Nafi Thiam heptathlon. Mihambo has the longest streak at 4. Mariya Lasitskene HJ & Lijiao Gong SP had strings of 4 broken.

The U.S. Rankings Defenders
The 12 U.S. men’s repeaters: Fred Kerley 100, Michael Norman 400, Hillary Bor steeple (3), Grant Holloway 110H (3), Rai Benjamin 400H (3), Nick Christie 20W (3), Christie 35W, Chris Nilsen PV, Ryan Crouser SP (6), Sam Mattis DT (3), Rudy Winkler HT, Curtis Thompson JT. Crouser has the longest streak going at 6.

The 6 U.S. women’s repeaters: Athing Mu 800, Keni Harrison 100H (6), Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone 400H, Robyn Stevens 20W (3), Vashti Cunningham HJ (4), Valarie Allman DT (4). Harrison has the longest run at the top, with 6.



The World Doublers
Making the Top 10 in a single event is a major achievement; scoring a double is on another level. Still, 31 athletes were able to pull off that feat.

The 13 world men’s doublers:
100/200 — Fred Kerley (1/10)
200/400 — Michael Norman (7/1)
800/1500 — Jake Wightman (6/2)
1500/5000 — Jakob Ingebrigtsen (1/1)
5000/10,000 — Grant Fisher (4/5), Jacob Kiplimo (5/3), Berihu Aregawi (8/7), Selemon Barega (10/4)
20W/35W — Perseus Karlström (3/3), Álvaro Martín (5/9), Brian Pintado (6/4), Caio Bonfim (7/7)
LJ/Dec — Simon Ehammer (2/9)

The 18 world women’s doublers:
100/200 — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (1/2), Shericka Jackson (2/1), Elaine Thompson-Herah (3/6), Dina Asher-Smith (6/4), Mujinga Kambundji (7/9)
400/400H — Femke Bol (4/2)
800/1500 — Laura Muir (9/3)
1500/5000 — Gudaf Tsegay (2/1)
5000/10,000 — Margaret Kipkemboi (4/3), Ejgayehu Taye (5/5), Letesenbet Gidey (6/1), Sifan Hassan (7/4), Caroline Kipkirui (8/9)
20W/35W — Kimberley García (1/1), Katarzyna Zdziebło (2/3), Shenjie Qieyang (3/2), Antigóni Drisbióti (10/4)
LJ/TJ — Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (6/3)



The U.S. Doublers
Doubling tends to happen much more often nationally than internationally. This year there were 41 such Americans (including our 3 triplers).

The 2 U.S. men’s triplers:
100/200/400 — Fred Kerley (1/5/8)
5000/10,000/Marathon — Conner Mantz (5/6/2)

The 15 U.S. men’s doublers:
100/200 — Christian Coleman (4/10), Kyree King (7/8), Noah Lyles (8/1), Kenny Bednarek (9/3)
200/400 — Michael Norman (4/1)
200/LJ — Matthew Boling (7/10)
1500/5000 — Cooper Teare (3/8)
5000/10,000 — Grant Fisher (1/1), Joe Klecker (2/2), Emmanuel Bor (6/10), Sean McGorty (7/3),
20W/35W — Nick Christie (1/1), Daniel Nehnevaj (2/2), Bricyn Healey (7/3),
HJ/LJ — JuVaughn Harrison (2/9)

The 1 U.S. women’s tripler:
1500/5000/10,000 — Karissa Schweizer (6/3/1)

The 23 U.S. women’s doublers:
100/200 — Sha’Carri Richardson (5/9), Tamara Clark (6/2), Abby Steiner (7/1)
400/800 — Athing Mu (9/1)
400/400H — Britton Wilson (4/3)
800/1500 — Sage Hurta (4/7)
Steeple/5000 — Courtney Frerichs (3/5)
5000/10,000 — Alicia Monson (1/3), Elise Cranny (2/2), Emily Infeld (4/5), Weini Kelati (6/6), Natosha Rogers (7/4), Millie Paladino (10/10)
100H/400H — Masai Russell (10/7)
400H/Heptathlon — Anna Hall (6/1)
20W/35W — Robyn Stevens (1/1), Miranda Melville (2/3), Maria Michta-Coffey (3/2), Stephanie Casey (4/4)
LJ/TJ — Jasmine Moore (2/3), Keturah Orji (9/2)
SP/HT — Maggie Ewen (2/6)
DT/HT — Alyssa Wilson (7/5) ◻︎

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