Men’s World Junior (U20) Records

World Junior Records are those officially ratified by the IAAF. 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 the IAAF; (A) = altitude-aided mark—over 1000m of altitude (in affected events only); i = made indoors; p = mark still pending ratification

Track Events
100 9.97 Trayvon Bromell (US) Eugene, Oregon 6/13/14
200 19.93 Usain Bolt (Jamaica) Hamilton, Bermuda 4/11/04
300+ 31.61 Clarence Munyai (South Africa) Ostrava, Czech Republic 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 3:49.29 William Biwott (Kenya) Oslo, Norway 7/03/09
2000+ 4:56.25 Tesfaye Cheru (Ethiopia) Reims, France 7/05/11
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
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 12.99 Wilhem Belocian (France) Eugene, Oregon 7/24/14
12.99 Damion Thomas (Jamaica) Kingston, Jamaica 6/23/18
Senior 110H+ 13.12 Xiang Liu (China) Lausanne, Switzerland 7/02/02
400 Hurdles 48.02 Danny Harris (US) Los Angeles, California 6/17/84
Relay Events
4 x 100 38.66 United States Grosseto, Italy 7/18/04
(Trell Kimmons, Demi Omole, Ivory Williams, LaShawn Merritt)
4 x 400 3:00.33 United States Trujillo, Peru 7/23/17
(Brian Herron 45.1, Zach Shinnick 45.1, Sean Hooper 44.73, Josephus Lyles 45.36)
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 5.90 | 19-4¼ Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Austin, Texas 4/01/17
5.92 | 19-5p Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Austin, Texas 3/31/18
5.95 | 19-6¼p Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Berlin, Germany 8/12/18
6.00 | 19-8¼p Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Berlin, Germany 8/12/18
6.05 | 19-10¼p Mondo Duplantis (Sweden) Berlin, Germany 8/12/18
[Note: Duplantis jumped 5.93 | 19-5½ in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on 5/05/18 but testing wasn’t done in time]
Long Jump 8.35 | 27-4¾ Sergey Morgunov (Russia) Cheboksary, Russia 6/20/12
Triple Jump 17.50 | 57-5 Volker Mai (East Germany) Erfurt, Germany 6/23/85
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 70.13 | 230-1 Mykyta Nesterenko (Ukraine) Halle, Germany 5/24/08
Senior DT+ 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 HT+ 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 8397Sr 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])
8435p 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 Event
10K+ 27:08p Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) New York, New York 4/29/18
26:46p Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya) Prague, Czech Republic 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
20W 1:17:25 Sergey Shirobokov (Russia) Cheboksary, Russia 6/09/18

as of September 14, 2018