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Gambian records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in the Gambia maintained by the Gambia Athletics Association (GAA).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.16 (+1.1 m/s) Suwaibou Sanneh 30 May 2013 Twilight Series #3 United States New York City, United States [1]
200 m 20.47 (-0.1 m/s) Jaysuma Saidy Ndure 10 September 2006 World Athletics Final Germany Stuttgart, Germany [2]
400 m 45.48 Dawda Jallow 3 April 1993 United States Atlanta, United States
800 m 1:48.1 Ebrima Ceesay 12 May 2000 Ivory Coast Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
1500 m 3:50.77 Ansu Sowe 25 August 2007 World Championships Japan Osaka, Japan [3]
3000 m 8:38.63 Ansu Sowe 2 June 2008 Italy Mondovì, Italy
5000 m 14:26.96 Ansu Sowe 7 June 2008 Italy Conegliano, Italy
10000 m 37:37.8 Ousman Jallow 28 July 1973 Senegal Dakar, Senegal
10 km (road) 33:35 Lamin Sanneh 11 August 2013 Forth Road Bridge 10K United Kingdom North Queensferry, United Kingdom
Half marathon 1:11:23 Lamin Sanneh 12 May 2013 Sheffield Half Marathon United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom [4]
Marathon 2:23:10 Baba Njie 12 December 1993 The Gambia Banjul, The Gambia
110 m hurdles 14.70 (-1.6 m/s) Menseh Elliot 30 June 2012 African Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin
400 m hurdles 1:00.97 Baboucarr Njie 5 July 1995 Sweden Enskede, Sweden
3000 m steeplechase 9:45.50 Peter Ceesay 15 April 1989 United States Wichita, United States
High jump 2.18 m Sheikh Tidiane Faye November 1974 The Gambia Banjul, The Gambia
Pole vault 5.30 m Alhaji Jeng 18 July 1999 Sweden Halmstad, Sweden
Long jump 7.95 m Babou Saine 26 April 1991 United States Springfield, United States
Triple jump 15.05 m Jim Malleh Wadda July 1978 The Gambia Banjul, the Gambia
Shot put 12.62 m Ismaila Kah 31 July 1993 The Gambia Banjul, the Gambia
Discus throw 36.94 m Dodou Jatta 4 April 1970 Senegal Dakar, Senegal
Hammer throw
Javelin throw 49.60 m Ismaila Kah 26 June 1993 The Gambia Banjul, The Gambia
Decathlon
(100 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump), (400 m) / (110 m hurdles), (discus), (pole vault), (javelin), (1500 m)
20 km walk (road)
50 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay 40.4 (ht)  Gambia
Alagie Faye
Jaysuma Saidy Ndure
Modou Njie
Lamin Sanyang
29 June 2001 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
40.42  Gambia
Isaac Jones
Adama Jammeh
Assim Abdoule
Suwaibou Sanneh
28 June 2012 African Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin
4x400 m relay 3:13.21  Gambia
K.M. Lamine
M. Ismaila
J. Bakary
Ebrima Ceesay
21 July 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 12.06 (+1.5 m/s) Saruba Colley 3 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [5]
200 m 24.89 A Jabou Jawo 11 August 1987 All-Africa Games Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
400 m 55.32 Adama Njie 12 May 2001 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
800 m 2:05.41 Adama Njie 28 June 2001 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
1500 m 4:46.0 Mariatou Gomez 29 June 2007 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
3000 m 10:47.15 Binta Jallow 12 April 2003 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
5000 m
10000 m
10 km (road) 37:25 Mariama T Jallow 26 May 2013 Great Manchester Run United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom [6]
Half marathon 1:22:08 Mariama T Jallow 12 May 2013 Sheffield Half Marathon United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom [7]
Marathon
100 m hurdles 19.16 Hadja Fanta Sidibeh Jambo 5 April 2009 Spain Mataró, Spain
400 m hurdles 57.24 Nusrat Ceesay 20 April 2012 Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational United States Azusa, United States [8]
3000 m steeplechase
High jump 1.65 m Mama Gassama 11 May 2001 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
12 October 2003 All-Africa Games Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
10 July 2004 Senegal Dakar, Senegal
Pole vault 1.50 m Hadja Fanta Sidibeh Jambo 19 April 2009 Spain Castellar del Vallès, Spain
Long jump 5.73 m Fatou Tiyana 29 June 2007 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
Triple jump 10.64 m Jankey Sowe Dem 19 June 2010 Spain Vic, Spain
Shot put 10.70 m Genevieve Drammeh 17 April 1999 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia
Discus throw 21.24 m Fatou Ceesay 13 April 1968 Senegal Dakar, Senegal
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
Heptathlon
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m) / (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
20 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay 47.18  Gambia
Jabou Jawo
Amie Ndow
Victoria Decker
Georgiana Freeman
11 August 1984 Olympic Games United States Los Angeles, United States
4x400 m relay 4:05.53  Gambia
Adama Manneh
O. Jatta
S. Colley
Adama Njie
12 May 2001 The Gambia Bakau, the Gambia

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.71 Jaysuma Saidy Ndure 19 February 2006 Finland Mustasaari, Finland
200 m 22.73 Yuuspha Bojang 30 March 2003 United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom
400 m 46.62 Dawda Jallow 28 February 1991 United States Gainesville, United States
800 m 1:52.21 Momodou Drammeh 20 February 1999 United States Fairfax, United States
1500 m
3000 m
60 m hurdles
High jump
Pole vault 5.02 m Alhaji Jeng 6 February 1999 Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Long jump 7.81 m Sheikh Tidiane Faye 5 February 1977 United States Bloomington, United States
Triple jump 14.91 m Jim Wadda 25 January 1980 United Kingdom Cosford, United Kingdom
Shot put
Heptathlon
(60 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump) / (60 m hurdles), (pole vault), (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m
200 m 28.25 Hadja Sidibeh Jambo 11 January 2009 Spain Vilafranca, Spain
400 m
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
60 m hurdles 11.16 Hadja Sidibeh Jambo 17 January 2009 Spain Vilafranca, Spain
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

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