Men’s World Junior (U20) Records

World Junior Records are those officially ratified by World Athletics. Junior Records are restricted to athletes who do not turn 20 at any time during the calendar year in which the mark is made.

Symbols: + = event not officially recognized by WA; (A) = altitude-aided mark—over 1000m of altitude (in affected events only); i = made indoors; p = mark still pending ratification

100 9.91 Letsile Tebogo (Botswana) Cali, Colombia 8/02/22
9.89p Issam Asinga (Suriname) São Paulo, Brazil 7/28/23
200 19.49 Erriyon Knighton (US) Baton Rouge, Louisiana 4/30/22
300+ 31.61 Clarence Munyai (South Africa) Ostrava, Czechia 6/28/17
400 43.87 Steve Lewis (US) Seoul, South Korea 9/28/88
800 1:41.73 Nijel Amos (Botswana) London, England 8/09/12
1000 2:15.00 Benjamin Kipkurui (Kenya) Nice, France 7/17/99
1500 3:28.81 Ronald Kwemoi (Kenya) Fontvieille, Monaco 7/18/14
Mile 3:48.06 Raynold Kipkorir (Kenya) Eugene, Oregon 9/16/23
2000+ 4:48.14 Raynold Kipkorir (Kenya) Brussels, Belgium 9/08/23
2000St+ 5:19.99 Meresa Kassaye (Ethiopia) Donets’k, Ukraine 7/12/13
Steeple 7:58.66 Stephen Cherono (Kenya) Brussels, Belgium 8/24/01
3000 7:28.19 Yomif Kejelcha (Ethiopia) St.-Denis, France 8/27/16
2 Miles+ 8:08.69 Selemon Barega (Ethiopia) Stanford, California 6/30/19
5000 12:43.02 Selemon Barega (Ethiopia) Brussels, Belgium 8/31/18
10,000 26:41.75 Sammy Wanjiru (Kenya) Brussels, Belgium 6/28/05
110 Hurdles 12.72(A) Sasha Zhoya (France) Kasarani, Kenya 8/21/21
(low-altitude)+ 12.99 Wilhem Belocian (France) Eugene, Oregon 7/24/14
12.99 Damion Thomas (Jamaica) Kingston, Jamaica 6/23/18
Senior 110 Hurdles+ 13.12 Xiang Liu (China) Lausanne, Switzerland 7/02/02
400 Hurdles 47.34 Roshawn Clarke (Jamaica) Budapest, Hungary 8/21/23
Relay Events
4 x 100 38.51(A) South Africa Kasarani, Kenya 8/22/21
(Mihlali Xotyeni, Sinesipho Dambile, Lucky Moleyane, Benji Richardson)
(low-altitude)+ 38.66 United States Juniors Grosseto, Italy 7/18/04
(Trell Kimmons, Demi Omole, Ivory Williams, LaShawn Merritt)
4 x 400 2:59.30(A) United States Juniors San José, Costa Rica 7/21/19
(Frederick Lewis 45.9, Matthew Boling 44.5, Matthew Moorer 45.2, Justin Robinson 43.7)
(low-altitude)+ 3:00.33 United States Juniors Trujillo, Peru 7/23/17
(Brian Herron 45.1, Zach Shinnick 45.1, Sean Hooper 44.73, Josephus Lyles 45.36)
Mixed-Sex 4 x 400 3:17.69 United States Juniors Cali, Colombia 8/02/22
(Charlie Bartholomew 45.09, Madison Whyte 53.39, Will Sumner 45.97, Kennedy Wade 53.24)
Field Events
High Jump 2.37 | 7-9¼ Dragutin Topić (Yugoslavia) Plovdiv, Bulgaria 8/12/90
2.37 | 7-9¼ Steve Smith (Great Britain) Seoul, South Korea 9/20/92
Pole Vault 6.05 | 19-10¼ Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Berlin, Germany 8/12/18
Long Jump 8.35 | 27-4¾ Sergey Morgunov (Russia) Cheboksary, Russia 6/20/12
8.36 | 27-5¼p Mattia Furlani (Italy) Savona, Italy 5/15/24
Triple Jump 17.54 | 57-6½(A)i Jaydon Hibbert (Jamaica) Albuquerque, New Mexico 3/11/23
   (low-altitude)+ 17.50 | 57-5 Volker Mai (East Germany) Erfurt, Germany 6/23/85
17.87 | 58-7½p Jaydon Hibbert (Jamaica) Baton Rouge, Louisiana 5/13/23
Shot 23.00 | 75-5½ Jacko Gill (New Zealand) Auckland, New Zealand 8/18/13
Senior Shot+ 21.14 | 69-1¼ Konrad Bukowiecki (Poland) Oslo, Norway 6/09/16
Discus 71.37 | 234-2 Mika Sosna (Germany) Schönebeck, Germany 6/10/22
Senior Discus+ 65.31 | 214-3 Mykyta Nesterenko (Ukraine) Tallinn, Estonia 6/03/08
Hammer 85.57 | 280-9 Ashraf Amjad Al-Saifi (Qatar) Barcelona, Spain 7/14/12
Senior Hammer+ 78.33 | 257-0 Olli-Pekka Karjalainen (Finland) Seinajöki, Finland 8/05/99
Javelin 86.48 | 283-9 Neeraj Chopra (India) Bydgoszcz, Poland 7/23/16
Multi Event
Decathlon 8435 Niklas Kaul (Germany) Grosseto, Italy 7/22-23/17
(11.48, 7.20/23-7½, 15.37/50-5¼, 2.05/6-8¾, 48.42 [4170], 14.55, 48.49/159-1, 4.70/15-5, 68.05/223-3, 4:15.52 [4265])
Senior Decathlon+ 8397 Torsten Voss (East Germany) Erfurt, East Germany 7/06-07/82
(10.76, 7.66/25-1¾, 14.41/47-3½, 2.09/6-10¼, 48.37 [4421], 14.37, 41.76/137-0, 4.80/15-9, 62.90/206-4, 4:34.04 [3976])
Road Events
10K+ 26:46 Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) Prague, Czechia 9/08/18
Marathon+ 2:04:32 Tsegaye Mekonnen (Ethiopia) Dubai, United Arab Emirates 1/24/14
Walk Events
10,000 38:46.4 Viktor Burayev (Russia) Moscow, Russia 5/20/00
10K(r) 37:44 Zhen Wang (China) Beijing, China 9/18/10
20K+ 1:17:25 Sergey Shirobokov (Russia) Cheboksary, Russia 6/09/18

as of May 21, 2024