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Irish records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Ireland maintained by Athletics Association of Ireland (AAI).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.18 (+1.9 m/s) Paul Hession 23 June 2007 Finland Vaasa, Finland
200 m 20.30 (+0.1 m/s) Paul Hession 21 July 2007 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
300 m 32.47 Paul Hession 12 June 2008 Golden Spike Ostrava Czech Republic Ostrava, Czech Republic
400 m 44.77 David Gillick 4 July 2009 Meeting de Atletismo Madrid Spain Madrid, Spain
800 m 1:44.82 David Matthews 5 September 1995 IAAF Grand Prix Italy Rieti, Italy
1000 m 2:17.58 David Matthews 9 September 1996 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1500 m 3:33.5+ Ray Flynn 7 July 1982 Bislett Games Norway Oslo, Norway
Mile 3:49.77 Ray Flynn 7 July 1982 Bislett Games Norway Oslo, Norway
2000 m 4:55.06 Marcus O'Sullivan 10 July 1996 France Nice, France
3000 m 7:30.36 Mark Carroll 4 August 1999 Herculis Monaco Monaco
5000 m 13:03.53 Alistair Cragg 16 September 2011 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium [1]
5 km (road) 13:26 Alistair Cragg 1 April 2012 27th Carlsbad 5000 United States Carlsbad, United States [2]
10000 m 27:39.55 Alistair Cragg 29 April 2007 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational United States Palo Alto, United States
10 km (road) 27:46 John Treacy 2 March 1985 United States Phoenix, United States
15 km (road) 42:47 John Treacy 26 June 1988 United States Portland, United States
One hour 19625 m John Treacy 19 September 1987 Monaco Fontvieille Monaco
20 km (road) 57:42+ Martin Fagan 14 March 2009 The Hague Half Marathon Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands
Half marathon 1:00:49 Alistair Cragg 20 March 2011 New York City Half Marathon United States New York City, United States [3][4]
25 km (road) 1:17:34 Danny McDaid 2 May 1976 Germany Ameln, Germany
Neil Cusack 2 May 1976 Germany Ameln, Germany
30 km (road) 1:34:05 Joseph Sweeney 13 February 2011 34th Groet Uit Schoorl Run Netherlands Schoorl, Netherlands [5]
Marathon 2:09:15 a John Treacy 18 April 1988 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States
2:11:23 John Treacy 12 February 1990 Tokyo Marathon Japan Tokyo, Japan
24 hours 244.664 km Eoin Keith 20 July 2013 Energia 24 Hour Race Northern Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland
110 m hurdles 13.30 (+0.6 m/s) Peter Coghlan 7 August 1999 Belgium Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
400 m hurdles 49.73 Tom Mc Guirk 1 June 1996 Bruce Jenner Invitational United States San Jose, United States
3000 m steeplechase 8:24.09 Brendan Quinn 30 August 1985 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
High jump 2.30 m Adrian O'Dwyer 24 June 2004 Algeria Algiers, Algeria
Pole vault 5.36 m Brian McGovern 23 March 2013 ASU Invitational United States Tempe, United States [6]
Long jump 8.07 m (+1.4 m/s) Ciaran Mc Donagh 21 August 2005 Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
Triple jump 15.89 m Colm Cronin 26 June 1977 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark
Shot put 20.04 m Paul Quirke 7 July 1992 United States New York, United States
Discus throw 67.89 m Nick Sweeney 4 September 1998 Sweden Helsingborg, Sweden
Hammer throw 77.80 m Declan Hegarty 28 April 1985 Mt. SAC Relays United States Walnut, United States
Javelin throw 82.75 m Terry McHugh 5 August 2000 London Grand Prix United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Decathlon 7882 pts Carlos O'Connell 4–5 June 1988 United States Emmitsburg, United States
10.89 (100 m), 7.50 m (long jump), 13.05 m (shot put), 1.92 m (high jump), 48.84 (400 m) /
14.59w (110 m hurdles), 41.70 m (discus), 4.40 m (pole vault), 54.96 m (javelin), 4:21.75 (1500 m)
3000 m walk (track) 11:11.94 Robert Heffernan 2 July 2013 62nd Cork City Sports Republic of Ireland Cork, Ireland [7]
5000 m walk (track) 18:59.37 Robert Heffernan 30 June 2007 Spain Barcelona, Spain
10000 m walk (track) 38:27.57 Robert Heffernan 21 July 2008 Republic of Ireland Santry, Ireland
20000 m walk (track) 1:23:51.12 Bobby O'Leary 14 July 1991 Republic of Ireland Santry, Ireland
20 km walk (road) 1:19:22 Robert Heffernan 10 May 2008 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Russia Cheboksary, Russia [8]
30 km walk (road) 2:07:48 Robert Heffernan 30 January 2011 Woodie’s DIY National 30k Walking Championships Republic of Ireland Cork, Ireland [9]
50 km walk (road) 3:37:54 Robert Heffernan 11 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, Great Britain [10]
4x100 m relay 39.26  Ireland
John McAdorey
Gary Ryan
Tom Comyns
Paul Brizzel
29 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
4x400 m relay 3:03.73  Ireland
Robert Daly
Paul McKee
Antoine Burke
David McCarthy
10 August 2002 European Championships Germany Munich, Germany
Distance medley relay 9:24.10 Paul Robinson 2:52.8 (1200m)
Brian Gregan 45.9 (400m)
Mark English 1:46.7 (800m)
Ciarán Ó Lionáird 3:58.7 (1600 m)
27 April 2013 Penn Relays United States Philadelphia, United States [11]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 11.40 (+0.8 m/s) Ailis McSweeney 13 July 2010 Meeting international d'athlétisme de la Province de Liège Belgium Liège, Belgium [12]
200 m 23.02 (+0.3 m/s) Sarah Reilly 8 August 2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [13]
300 m 37.07 Karen Shinkins 15 August 2001 Belgium Brasschaat, Belgium
400 m 50.73 Joanne Cuddihy 27 August 2007 World Championships Japan Osaka, Japan [14]
800 m 2:00.58 Rose-Anne Galligan 26 July 2013 London Anniversary Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [15]
1000 m 2:34.66 Sonia O'Sullivan 3 July 1993 France Lille, France
1500 m 3:58.85 Sonia O'Sullivan 25 July 1995 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco
Mile 4:17.25[16] Sonia O'Sullivan 22 July 1994 Bislett Games Norway Oslo, Norway
2000 m 5:25.36 Sonia O'Sullivan 8 July 1994 United Kingdom Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3000 m 8:21.64 Sonia O'Sullivan 15 July 1994 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
Two miles 9:19.56 Sonia O'Sullivan 27 June 1998 Republic of Ireland Cork, Ireland
5000 m 14:41.02 Sonia O'Sullivan 25 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
10000 m 30:47.59 Sonia O'Sullivan 6 August 2002 European Championships Germany Munich, Germany
10 km (road) 30:59 Sonia O'Sullivan 21 May 2000 Italy Milan, Italy
15 km (road) 48:30 Catherina McKiernan 16 November 1997 Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands
20 km (road) 1:11:04 Teresa Duffy 13 March 1999 20 van Alphen Netherlands Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
1:03:52+ a Sonia O'Sullivan 6 October 2002 United Kingdom South Shields, United Kingdom
Half marathon 1:08:54 Catherina McKiernan 27 September 1998 Luxembourg Grevenmacher, Luxembourg
1:07:19 a Sonia O'Sullivan 6 October 2002 United Kingdom South Shields, United Kingdom
25 km (road) 1:27:15 Monica Joyce 13 May 1989 United States Grand Rapids, United States
Marathon 2:22:23 Catherina McKiernan 1 November 1998 Amsterdam Marathon Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
24 hours 225.508 km Ruthann Sheahan 20 July 2013 Energia 24 Hour Race Northern Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland
100 m hurdles 12.65 (-0.5 m/s) Derval O'Rourke 31 July 2010 European Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [17]
400 m hurdles 54.31 Susan Smith 12 August 1998 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
3000 m steeplechase 9:28.29 Roisin McGettigan 28 July 2007 KBC Night of Athletics Netherlands Heusden, Netherlands
High jump 1.95 m Deirdre Ryan 1 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [18]
Pole vault 4.60 m Tori Pena 6 June 2013 United States Chula Vista, United States [19]
Long jump 6.60 m (+1.0 m/s) Kelly Proper 8 August 2010 Brussels Grand Prix Belgium Brussels, Belgium [20]
Triple jump 13.62 m (+0.9 m/s) Taneisha Scanlon-Robinson 7 June 2005 Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
Shot put 16.99 m Marita Walton 2 April 1983 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational United States Palo Alto, United States
Discus throw 57.60 m Patricia Walsh 7 July 1984 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Hammer throw 73.21 m Eileen O'Keeffe 21 July 2007 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
Javelin throw 54.92 m Anita Fitzgibbon 27 July 2013 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland [21]
Heptathlon 5442 pts Kelly Proper 2–3 May 2013 Multistars Italy Florence, Italy [22]
14.80 (0.0 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.66 m (high jump), 10.40 m (shot put), 24.10 (-1.0 m/s) (200 m) /
6.31 m (+1.2 m/s) (long jump), 34.11 m (javelin), 2:26.28 (800 m)
3000 m walk (track) 12:34.71 Gillian O'Sullivan 11 June 2000 Republic of Ireland Castleisland, Ireland
5000 m walk (track) 20:02.60 Gillian O'Sullivan 13 July 2002 Republic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland
10000 m walk (track) 45:28.75 Gillian O'Sullivan 1 August 1998 Spain San Sebastian, Spain
10 km walk (road) 43.22 Olive Loughnane 19 September 2009 Russia Saransk, Russia
20 km walk (road) 1:27:22 Gillian O'Sullivan 1 May 2003 Italy Sesto San Giovanni, Italy
4x100 m relay 43.93  Ireland
Amy Foster
Niamh Whelan
Claire Brady
Ailis McSweeney
31 July 2010 European Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [23]
4x400 m relay 3:27.48  Ireland
Marian Andrews
Joanne Cuddihy
Claire Bergin
Michelle Carey
2 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [24] [1]

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.61 Paul Hession 3 March 2007 European Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
100 m 10.36 Paul Hession 27 February 2008 Finland Tampere, Finland
200 m 20.75 Paul Brizzel 2 March 2003 United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
300 m 34.28 Robert Daly 9 February 2003 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
400 m 45.52 David Gillick 3 March 2007 European Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
20 February 2010 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom [25]
800 m 1:47.21 Daniel Caulfield 10 February 2001 United States Boston, United States
1000 m 2:20.2 Marcus O'Sullivan 25 January 1985 United States New York City, United States
1500 m 3:35.4+[26] Marcus O'Sullivan 13 February 1988 United States East Rutherford, United States
Mile 3:49.78 Eamonn Coghlan 27 February 1983 United States East Rutherford, United States
2000 m 4:54.07 Eamonn Coghlan 20 February 1987 Los Angeles Times Invitational United States Inglewood, United States
3000 m 7:38.59 Alistair Cragg 14 February 2004 Razorback-Tyson Invitational United States Fayetteville, United States
5000 m 13:28.93 Alistair Cragg 14 March 2003 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States
50 m hurdles 6.56 Peter Coghlan 4 March 2001 Germany Sindelfingen, Germany
55 m hurdles 7.21 Peter Coghlan 8 March 1998 United States Ithaca, United States
60 m hurdles 7.57 Peter Coghlan 26 February 1999 United States Blacksburg, United States
High jump 2.28 m Brendan Reilly 5 March 2000 Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland
Adrian O'Dwyer 24 February 2004 Hungary Budapest, Hungary
Pole vault 5.22 m Brian McGovern 23 February 2012 Armory Collegiate Challenge United States New York City, United States [27]
Long jump 8.00 m Ciaran McDonagh 14 January 2006 United States Blacksburg, United States
Triple jump 16.27 m Colm Cronin 10 March 1978 United States Detroit, United States
Shot put 18.07 m Paul Quirke 1 February 1991 United States New York City, United States
Heptathlon 5560 pts Joseph Naughton 2–3 February 2002 Estonia Tallinn, Estonia
7.23 (60 m), 7.02 m (long jump), 13.90 m (shot put), 2.04 m (high jump) / 8.43 (60 m hurdles), 4.15 m (pole vault), 2:42.85 (1000 m)
3000 m walk 11:10.02 Robert Heffernan 2 February 2002 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
5000 m walk 18:51.46 Robert Heffernan 26 January 2008 United Kingdom Belfast, United Kingdom
4x200 m relay 1:26.59  Ireland
Gary Ryan
Mark Howard
David McCarthy
Paul Hession
10 January 2002 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
4x400 m relay 3:08.83  Ireland
Rob Daly
Gary Ryan
David Gillick
David McCarthy
7 March 2004 World Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary [28]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
50 m 6.44 Ailis McSweeney 26 February 2005 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 7.30 Anna Boyle 3 March 2007 European Championships United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
100 m 11.91 Ailis McSweeney 27 February 2010 Florø Indoor Meet Norway Florø, Norway [29]
200 m 23.17 Ciara Sheehy 2 March 2003 United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
400 m 51.58 Karen Shinkins 9 February 2002 United States Blacksburg, United States
800 m 2:02.54 Ciara Everard 10 February 2013 Woodie’s DIY National Junior and U23 Championships Republic of Ireland Athlone, Ireland [30] [2]
1500 m 4:11.06+ Sinead Delahunty 8 January 2000 United States New York City, United States
Mile 4:30.05 Roisin McGettigan 7 February 2009 United States Boston, United States
2000 m 5:56.32 Monica Joyce 18 January 1985 United States Los Angeles, United States
3000 m 8:43.74 Mary Cullen 13 February 2009 United States Allston, United States
5000 m 15:17.28 Sonia O'Sullivan 26 January 1991 United States Boston, United States
50 m hurdles 6.80 Derval O'Rourke 3 March 2006 France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.84 Derval O'Rourke 11 March 2006 World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia [31]
High jump 1.93 m Deirdre Ryan 18 January 2009 Germany Leverkusen, Germany
Pole vault 4.45 m A Tori Pena 20 January 2012 Pole Vault Summit United States Reno, United States [32][33]
14 February 2013 NAU Tune Up United States Flagstaff, United States [34]
Long jump 6.62 m Kelly Proper 23 January 2010 Vienna Gala Austria Vienna, Austria [35]
Triple jump 13.28 m Taneisha Scanlon 12 February 2005 United Kingdom Sheffield, United Kingdom
Shot put 17.06 m Marita Walton 26 February 1982 United States New York City, United States
Discus throw 47.24 m Clare Fitgerald 10 March 2012 World Indoor Throwing Sweden Växjö, Sweden [36]
Pentathlon 3909 pts Brid Hallissey 16 February 1992 Republic of Ireland Nenagh, Ireland
8.88 (60 m hurdles), 1.68 m (high jump), 11.88 m (shot put), 5.50 m (long jump), 2.22.38 (800 m)
3000 m walk 11:35.34 #[37] Gillian O'Sullivan 15 February 2003 United Kingdom Belfast, United Kingdom
4x200 m relay 1:37.43  Ireland
Ciara Sheehy
Martina McCarthy
Derval O'Rourke
Claire Bergin
10 February 2002 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
4x400 m relay 3:34.61  Ireland
Karen Shinkins
Ciara Sheehy
Michelle Carey
Joanne Cuddihy
7 March 2004 World Championships Hungary Budapest, Hungary [38]

+ = en route to longer distance
A = affected by altitude
a = aided road course according to IAAF rule 260.28

References

External links

  • AAI web site
  • Irish Athletics Records - Men Outdoor
  • Irish Athletics Records - Women Outdoor
  • Irish Athletics Records - Men Indoor
  • Irish Athletics Records - Women Indoor
  • Irish Athletics Records - Men Road
  • Irish Athletics Records - Women Road
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