All-Time Men’s 100/200/400 Combined Scoring

(updated by Jim Rorick from an original compilation by Justin Clouder)

Not surprisingly, Usain Bolt is the highest-scoring combo sprinter, aided by the top single-event score of all, 1356 points for his 100 World Record from the ’09 World Championships. (JIRO MOCHIZUKI/PHOTO RUN)

THE 3 SPRINT EVENTS as scored on the WA (formerly IAAF) Tables. Times marked by * are hand times (0.14 added to the 400, 0.24 to the 100 and 200) for those athletes from the era where hand and auto were both in use. Altitude-aided marks—designated with an (A)—and indoor marks are included, wind-aided times are not. An addendum at the bottom gives the best low-altitude marks for those with better high-altitude performances.

In the latest action of note, world 400 champ Steve Gardiner made a serious attempt in the 100, with a big PR moving him from outside the combo Top 50 all the way to No. 13.

Thanks to those who have posted and e-mailed amendments; more are always welcome.

The Top 50 of all time:

All-Time Men’s 100/200/400 Combined Scoring
3867 Usain Bolt 9.58 (1356) 19.19 (1351) 45.28 (1160)
3815 Michael Johnson 10.09 (1176) 19.32 (1329) 43.18 (1310)
3813 Michael Norman 9.86 (1255) 19.70 (1268) 43.45 (1290)
3793 Wayde van Niekerk 9.94 (1227) 19.84 (1245) 43.03 (1321)
3790 Tyson Gay 9.69 (1316) 19.58 (1287) 44.89 (1187)
3745 Yohan Blake 9.69 (1316) 19.26 (1339) 46.32 (1090)
3698 Xavier Carter 10.00 (1206) 19.63 (1279) 44.53 (1213)
3668 Mike Marsh 9.93 (1231) 19.73 (1263) 45.08 (1174)
3664 Isaac Makwala 10.20 (1138)(A) 19.77 (1256) 43.72 (1270)
3661 Wallace Spearmon 9.96 (1220) 19.65 (1276) 45.22 (1165)
(10)
3656 Asafa Powell 9.72 (1305) 19.90 (1236) 45.94 (1115)
3646 Rai Benjamin 10.03 (1196) 19.99 (1222) 44.31 (1228)
3637 Steven Gardiner 10.35 (1089) 19.75 (1260) 43.48 (1288)
3634 Femi Ogunode 9.91 (1238) 19.97 (1225) 45.12 (1171)
3631 Obadele Thompson 9.87 (1252)(A) 19.97 (1225) 45.38 (1154)(A)
3627 Kenny Bednarek 10.09 (1176) 19.80 (1252) 44.73 (1199)(A)
3619 Frank Fredericks 9.86 (1255) 19.68 (1271) 46.28 (1093)
3606 Dennis Mitchell 9.91 (1238) 20.09 (1206)(A) 45.26 (1162)
3604 Walter Dix 9.88 (1248) 19.53 (1295) 46.75 (1061)
3601 Robson da Silva 10.02 (1199) 19.96 (1226) 45.06 (1176)
(20)
3601 Bruno Hortelano 10.06 (1186) 20.04 (1214) 44.69 (1201)
3597 Noah Lyles 9.86 (1255) 19.50 (1300) 47.04 (1042)
3592 Francis Obikwelu 9.86 (1255) 19.84 (1245) 46.29 (1092)
3591 Jon Drummond 9.92 (1234) 20.03 (1215) 45.55 (1142)
3591 Churandy Martina 9.91 (1238) 19.81 (1250) 46.13 (1103)(A)
3587 Pietro Mennea 10.01 (1203)(A) 19.72 (1264)(A) 45.87 (1120)
3586 LaShawn Merritt 10.47 (1050) 19.74 (1261) 43.65 (1275)
3586 Gil Roberts 10.12 (1165) 20.22 (1186) 44.22 (1235)
3576 Steve Williams 10.07 (1182) 20.02*(1217) 45.04*(1177)(A)
3571 Akeem Bloomfield 10.42 (1066) 19.81 (1250) 43.94 (1255)
(30)
3566 Justin Gatlin 9.74 (1298) 19.57 (1289) 48.02 (979)
3562 Kevin Little 10.13 (1162) 20.10 (1204) 44.77 (1196)
3559 Carl Lewis 9.86 (1255) 19.75 (1260) 47.01 (1044)
3555 James Sanford 10.02 (1199) 19.94*(1229)(A) 45.77 (1127)
3550 Kelly Willie 10.13 (1162) 20.24 (1182) 44.63 (1206)
3548 Innocent Egbunike 10.15 (1155) 20.42 (1155) 44.17 (1238)
3548 Warren Weir 10.02 (1199) 19.79 (1253) 46.23 (1096)
3548 Mark Witherspoon 10.04 (1193) 20.12 (1201) 45.37 (1154)
3544 Tommie Smith 10.34*(1092) 19.83 (1247)(A) 44.64*(1205)
3544 Baboloki Thebe 10.29 (1108)(A) 20.21 (1187)(A) 44.02 (1249)
(40)
3543 John Regis 10.15 (1155) 19.87 (1241)(A) 45.48 (1147)
3538 Calvin Smith 9.93 (1231)(A) 19.99 (1222) 46.39 (1085)
3537 Kostas Kedéris 10.15 (1155) 19.85 (1244) 45.60 (1138)
3534 Quincy Watts 10.30 (1105)(A) 20.50 (1143)(A) 43.50 (1286)
3533 Silvio Leonard 9.98 (1213)(A) 20.06 (1211) 46.04*(1109)
3531 Kirk Baptiste 10.11 (1169) 19.96 (1226) 45.63 (1136)
3528 Leandro Peñalver 10.06 (1186) 20.22 (1186) 45.35 (1156)
3524 Ja’Warren Hooker 10.18 (1145) 20.23 (1184)(A) 44.78 (1195)
3523 Shingo Suetsugu 10.03 (1196) 20.03 (1215) 45.99 (1112)
3523 Henry Thomas 10.15 (1155) 20.18 (1192) 45.05 (1176)
Non-Altitude
3598 Makwala 10.40 (1072) 19.77 (1256) 43.72 (1270)
3589 Mitchell 9.91 (1238) 20.20 (1189) 45.26 (1162)
3565 Bednarek 10.09 (1176) 19.80 (1252) 45.62 (1137)
3531 Regis 10.15 (1155) 19.94 (1229) 45.48 (1147)
3524 C. Smith 9.97 (1217) 19.99 (1222) 46.39 (1085)