Past World Athletics Championships Record

World Records set at World Athletics Championships

Many world records were set at World Athletics Championships.
A total of 26 records were set over the past 16 championships.
How many world records will be broken at the upcoming World Athletics Championships?

Helsinki 1983

Men's 4×100mR USA(Emmit King; Willie Gault; Calvin Smith; Carl Lewis) 37.86
Women's 400m Jarmila Kratochvilova (TCH) 47.99

Rome 1987

Women's High Jump Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2m09
Men's 100m Ben Johnson (CAN) (Disqualified for a doping offence) 9.83

Tokyo 1991

Men's 100m Carl Lewis (USA) 9.86
Men's Long Jump Mike Powell (USA) 8m95
Men's 4×100mR USA(Andre Cason; Leroy Burrell; Dennis Mitchell; Carl Lewis) 37.50

Stuttgart 1993

Men's 110mH Colin Jackson (GBR) 12.91
Men's 4×400mR USA (Andrew Valmon; Quincy Watts; Butch Reynolds; Michael Johnson) 2.54.29
Women's 400mH Sally Gunnell (GBR) 52.74
Women's Triple Jump Anna Biryukova (RUS) 15m09

Gothenburg 1995

Men's Triple Jump Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18m29
Women's 400mH Kim Batten (USA) 52.61
Women's 400mH Tonja Buford (USA) 52.62
Women's Triple Jump Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15m50

Seville 1999

Men's Triple Jump Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18

Saint-Denis 2003

Men's 20km Race Walk Jefferson Perez (ECU) 1:17.21
Men's 50km Race Walk Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 3:36.03

Helsinki 2005

Women's Pole Vault Elena Isinbaeva (RUS) 5m01
Women's Javelin Throw Osleidys Menendez (CUB) 71m70
Women's 20km Race Walk Olimpiada Ivanova (RUS) 1:25.41

Berlin 2009

Men's 100m Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.58
Men's 200m Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.19
Women's Hammer Throw Anita Wlodarczyk (POL) 77m96

Daegu 2011

Men's 4×100mR JAM (Nesta Carter; Michael Frater; Yohan Blake; Usain Bolt) 37.04

Beijing 2015

Men's Decathlon Ashton Eaton (USA) 9045 points

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