All-Time World Records

The World Athletics Championships has produced numerous world records.
A total of 31 new world records have been set in the past 19 championships.
Every time a world record is broken in a men’s event,
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Photo: The U.S. team after setting a new world record in the mixed relay final at Budapest 2023.

Helsinki 1983

Event Name Mark
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

Event Name Mark
Women's High Jump Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2m09

Tokyo 1991

Event Name Mark
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

Event Name Mark
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

Event Name Mark
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

Event Name Mark
Men's 400m Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18

Saint-Denis 2003

Event Name Mark
Men's 20km Race Walk Jefferson Perez (ECU) 1:17:21
Men's 50km Race Walk Robert Korzeniowski (POL) 3:36:03

Helsinki 2005

Event Name Mark
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

Event Name Mark
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

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

Beijing 2015

Event Name Mark
Men's Decathlon Ashton Eaton (USA) 9045 points

Doha 2019

Event Name Mark
Mixed [4×400mR] USA (Courtney Okolo; Allyson Felix; Michael Cherry; Wilbert London) 3:09.34
Women[400mH] Dalilah MUHAMMAD(USA) 52.16

Oregon 2022

Event Name Mark
Men[Pole Vault] Armand DUPLANTIS (SWE) 6m21
Women[400mH] Sydney MCLAUGHLIN(USA) 50.68

Budapest 2023

Event Name Mark
Mixed [4×400mR] USA (Matthew BOLING; Rosey EFFIONG; Justin ROBINSON; Alexis HOLMES) 3:08.80

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TDK has been an Official Partner of World Athletics Championships since the first competition held in Helsinki in 1983.