Distance RecordNameDateLocation
100 m10.49 / 0.0Florence Griffith Joyner (USA)16 Jul 1988Indianapolis
150 m16.10+ / 1.3Florence Griffith Joyner (USA)29 Sep 1988Seoul
16.46 / -1.5Merlene Ottey (JAM)27 Sep 1989Trapani
200 m21.34 / 1.3Florence Griffith Joyner (USA)29 Sep 1988Seoul
300 m35.00+Marie-José Pérec (FRA)27 Aug 1991Tokyo
35.30AAna Guevara (MEX)3 May 2003Mexico City
34.1+Marita Koch (GDR/GER)6 Oct 1985Canberra
400 m47.60Marita Koch (GDR/GER)6 Oct 1985Canberra
500 m1:05.9Tatána Kocembová (TCH/CZE)2 Aug 1984Ostrava
600 m1:22.63Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB)25 Jul 1997Guadalajara ESP
800 m1:53.28Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH/CZE)26 Jul 1983Munich
1000 m2:28.98Svetlana Masterkova (RUS)23 Aug 1996Brussels
1500 m3:50.07Genzebe Dibaba (ETH)17 Jul 2015Monaco
1 mile4:12.56Svetlana Masterkova (RUS)14 Aug 1996Zürich
2000 m5:25.36Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL)8 Jul 1994Edinburgh
3000 m8:06.11Wang Junxia (CHN)13 Sep 1993Beijing
2 miles8:58.58Meseret Defar (ETH)14 Sep 2007Brussels
5000 m14:11.15Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH)6 Jun 2008Oslo
10000 m29:17.45Almaz Ayana (ETH)12 Aug 2016Rio de Janeiro
15000 m48:54.91+Dire Tune (ETH)12 Jun 2008Ostrava
20000 m1:05:26.6Tegla Loroupe (KEN)3 Sep 2000Borgholzhausen
25000 m1:27:05.84Tegla Loroupe (KEN)21 Sep 2002Mengerskirchen
30000 m1:45:50.0Tegla Loroupe (KEN)6 Jun 2003Warstein
50000 m3:18:52+Carolyn Hunter-Rowe (GBR)3 Mar 1996Barry
40 miles4:26:43Carolyn Hunter-Rowe (GBR)7 Mar 1993Barry
100 km7:14:06Norimi Sakurai (JPN)27 Sep 2003San Giovanni Lupatoto
100 miles14:25:45+Edit Bérces (HUN)22 Sep 2002San Giovanni Lupatoto
1 hour18,517mDire Tune (ETH)12 Jun 2008Ostrava
2 hours32,652mChantal Langlacé (FRA)3 Sep 1983Amiens
24 hours250.160kmEdit Bérces (HUN)22 Sep 2002San Giovanni Lupatoto
48 hours377.892kmSue Ellen Trapp (USA)4 May 1997Surgères
2000 m SC6:03.38Wioletta Janowska (POL)15 Jul 2006Gdansk
3000 m SC8:52.78Ruth Jebet (BRN)27 Aug 2016Paris St Denis
100 m Hurdles12.20 / 0.3Kendra Harrison (USA)22 Jul 2016London
200 m Hurdles25.82 / 1.7Patricia Girard (FRA)22 Sep 1999Nantes
25.6 / -0.7Patricia Girard (FRA)23 Aug 2001Nantes
300 m Hurdles38.91Zuzana Hejnová (CZE)13 Aug 2011Pardubice
38.6Mame Tacko Diouf (SEN)21 Feb 1999Dakar
400 m Hurdles52.34Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS)8 Aug 2003Tula
High Jump2.09Stefka Kostadinova (BUL)30 Aug 1987Rome
Pole Vault5.06Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS)28 Aug 2008Zürich
Long Jump7.52 / 1.4Galina Chistyakova (URS/RUS)11 Jun 1988St. Petersburg
Triple Jump15.50 / 0.9Inessa Kravets (UKR)10 Aug 1995Gothenburg
Shot22.63Natalya Lisovskaya (URS/RUS)7 Jun 1987Moscow
Discus76.80Gabriele Reinsch (GDR/GER)9 Jul 1988Neubrandenburg
Hammer82.98Anita Wlodarczyk (POL)28 Aug 2016Warsaw
Javelin (1999)72.28Barbora Špotáková (CZE)13 Sep 2008Stuttgart
Decathlon8358Austra Skujyté (LTU)15 Apr 2005Columbia
(12.49 46.19 3.10 48.78 57.19 / 14.22w 6.12 16.42 1.78 5:15.86)
Heptathlon7291 OJJackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)24 Sep 1988Seoul
(12.69 1.86 15.80 22.56 / 7.27 45.66 2:08.51)
45 mins Heptathlon6214 OJSabine Braun (GER)28 Aug 1993Ingelheim
(13.43 1.83 14.44 24.82 6.43 44.96 2:32.35)
Double Heptathlon10798Milla Kelo (FIN)8 Sep 2002Turku
(14.89 1.51 5:03.74 62.18 12.73 25.16 12.59 /
5.73w 56.10 32.69 2:23.94 28.72 47.86 11:48.68)
Pentathlon5213Nadezhda Tkachenko (URS/UKR)24 Jul 1980Moscow
(13.29 16.84 1.84 6.73 2:05.2a)
4x100 m Relay40.82United States10 Aug 2012London
(Tianna Madison, Allyson Felix, Bianca Knight, Carmelita Jeter)
4x200 m Relay1:27.46United States29 Apr 2000Philadelphia
(LaTasha Jenkins, LaTasha Colander-Richardson, Nanceen Perry, Marion Jones)
4x400 m Relay3:15.17Soviet Union1 Oct 1988Seoul
(Tatyana Ledovskaya, Olga Nazarova, Mariya Pinigina, Olga Bryzgina)
4x800 m Relay7:50.17Soviet Union5 Aug 1984Moscow
(Nadezhda Olizarenko, Lyubov Gurina, Lyudmila Borisova, Irina Podyalovskaya)
4x1500 m Relay16:33.58Kenya24 May 2014Nassau
(Mercy Cherono, Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon, Irene Jelagat, Hellen Onsando Obiri)
4x1 mile Relay18:39.58University of Oregon (USA)3 May 1985Eugene
(Brenda Bushnell, Leann Warren, Kathy Hayes, Claudette Groenendaal)