FOR THE RECORD — December

This is a listing of all the Absolute (indoor and outdoor combined) records set during calendar 2018. + = event not officially recognized by governing body; ¶ = not under ratifiable conditions. For a listing of these records including site & date information, go here.

WORLD RECORDS

Men
Decathlon—9126 Kevin Mayer (France); 15K+—41:05 Joshua Cheptegei (Uganda); 20K+—55:18 Abraham Kiptum (Kenya); Half-Marathon—58:18 Kiptum; 30K+—1:26:45 Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya); Marathon+—2:01:39 Kipchoge; 100K—Nao Kazami (Japan)

Women
Steeplechase—8:44.32 Beatrice Chepkoech (Kenya); Half-Marathon (women-only)—66:11 Netsanet Gudeta (Ethiopia); 800 Medley+—1:35.20 Team USA Penn Red (US); 20W—1:23:39¶ Yelena Lashmanova (Russia); 50W—Rui Liang (China)

AMERICAN RECORDS

Men
PV—6.05/19-10¼ Mondo Duplantis (Louisiana HS)

Women
Steeplechase—9:00.85 Courtney Frerichs (Bowerman TC); 5000—14:34.45 Shelby Houlihan (Bowerman TC); 10M—50:52 Molly Huddle (Saucony); 20K—63:48 Huddle; Half-Marathon—67:25 Huddle. 800 Medley—1:35.20 Team USA Penn Red; TJ—14.84/48-8¼ Tori Franklin (Oiselle); HT—77.65/254-9 DeAnna Price (New York AC), 77.78/255-2 Gwen Berry (Nike), 78.12/256-3 Price

COLLEGIATE RECORDS

Men
400—43.61 Michael Norman (USC); 800—Michael Saruni (UTEP); 1500—3:35.01 Josh Kerr (New Mexico); 400H—47.02 Rai Benjamin (USC); 4×1—38.17 Houston; 4×4—2:59.00 USC

Women
3000—8:41.60i Karissa Schweizer (Missouri); 400H—52.75 Sydney McLaughlin (Kentucky); 4×1—42.05 LSU; TJ—14.53/47-8i= Keturah Orji (Georgia), 14.62/47-11¾ Orji; SP—19.46/63‑10¼ Maggie Ewen (Arizona State); HT—73.61/241-6 Ewen, 74.53/244-6 Ewen

JUNIOR COLLEGE RECORDS

none

WORLD JUNIOR RECORDS

Men
5000—12:43.02 Selemon Barega (Ethiopia); 110H—12.99= Damion Thomas (Jamaica); 20W—1:17:25¶ Sergey Shirobokov (Russia); 5.92/19-5 Mondo Duplantis (Sweden), 5.93/19‑5½ Duplantis, 5.95/19-6¼ Duplantis, 6.00/19-8¼ Duplantis, 6.05/19-10¼ Duplantis; 10K+—Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya); 26:46 Kipruto

Women
53.60 Sydney McLaughlin (US), 52.75 McLaughlin

AMERICAN JUNIOR RECORDS

Men
5.92/19-5 Mondo Duplantis (Louisiana HS), 5.93/19-5½ Duplantis, 5.95/19-6¼ Duplantis, 6.00/19-8¼ Duplantis, 6.05/19-10¼ Duplantis; SP—22.06/72-4½ Tripp Piperi (Texas)

Women
53.60 Sydney McLaughlin (Kentucky), 52.75 McLaughlin; 3000W—13:31.79 Taylor Ewert (Ohio HS); 5000W—22:38.16 Ewert; 10,000W—49:07.52 Ewert, 45:57.81 Ewert; 5KW—Ewert 23:08

WORLD YOUTH RECORDS

Boys
HT—87.82/288-1 Myhaylo Kokhan (Ukraine)

Girls
Heptathlon—5221 Maria Vicente (Spain)

AMERICAN YOUTH RECORDS

Boys
none

Girls
Heptathlon—5798(A) Anna Hall (Colorado HS), 5660 (lo-alt) Hall

HIGH SCHOOL RECORDS

Boys
4×2—1:23.25 The Woodlands, Texas; PV—5.92/19-5 Mondo Duplantis (Lafayette, Louisiana), 5.93/19-5½ Duplantis, 5.95/19-6¼ Duplantis, 6.00/19-8¼ Duplantis, 6.05/19-10¼ Duplantis

Girls
5000—15:37.12i Katelyn Tuohy (North Rockland, Thiells, New York); MileW—6:45.68i Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio); 3000W—13:31.79 Ewert; 5000W—22:38.16 Ewert; 10,000W—49:07.52 Ewert, 45:57.81 Ewert; 4x100H—Western Branch, Chesapeake, Virginia; Heptathlon—5798(A) Anna Hall (Valor, Highlands Ranch, Colorado), 5660 (l-a) Hall; 5KW(r)—Ewert. □

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