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Jamaican records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Jamaica maintained by its national athletics federation: Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
50 m 5.47+ (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt 16 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [1]
60 m 6.31+ (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt 16 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [2] [1]
100 m 9.58 (+0.9 m/s) Usain Bolt 16 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [3] [2]
150 m (bend) 14.44+ (-0.3 m/s) Usain Bolt 20 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [4]
150 m (straight) 14.35 (+1.1 m/s) Usain Bolt 17 May 2009 Manchester City Games Manchester, United Kingdom [5]
200 m 19.19 (-0.3 m/s) Usain Bolt 20 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [6] [3]
300 m 30.97 Usain Bolt 27 May 2010 Golden Spike Ostrava Ostrava, Czech Republic [7] [4]
400 m 43.93 Rusheen McDonald 23 August 2015 World Championships Beijing, China [8][9]
800 m 1:45.21 Seymour Newman 29 June 1977 Helsinki, Finland
1000 m 2:17.0 # Byron Dyce 15 August 1973 Copenhagen, Denmark
1500 m 3:39.19 Steve Green 28 August 1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada
Mile 3:57.34 # Byron Dyce 1 July 1974 Stockholm, Sweden
3000 m 7:55.78 Mark Elliot 24 June 1989 Lucerne, Switzerland
5000 m 13:20.39 Kemoy Campbell 2 May 2015 Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational Palo Alto, United States [10]
10000 m 28:32.44 Mark Elliot 6 July 1989 Aarhus, Denmark
10 km (road) 29:47 Mark Elliot 2 November 1991 Montgomery, United States
Half marathon 1:09:10 Wainard Talbert 3 December 2005 Negril, Jamaica
Marathon 2:16:39 Derrick Adamson 25 November 1984 Philadelphia Marathon Philadelphia, United States
110 m hurdles 12.94 (+0.8 m/s) Hansle Parchment 5 July 2014 Meeting Areva Saint-Denis, France [11]
200 m hurdles (straight) 23.02 (+1.4 m/s) Leford Green 17 May 2014 Manchester City Games Manchester, United Kingdom [12] [5]
400 m hurdles 47.60 Winthrop Graham 4 August 1993 Weltklasse Zürich Zürich, Switzerland
3000 m steeplechase 8:52.82 Lionel Scott 4 May 1985 Indianapolis, United States
High jump 2.34 m Germaine Mason 9 August 2003 Pan American Games Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Pole vault 5.35 m K'Don Samuels 7 July 2012 NACAC Under-23 Championships Irapuato, Mexico [13]
Long jump 8.62 m (+0.7 m/s) James Beckford 5 April 1997 Orlando, United States
Triple jump 17.92 m (+1.9 m/s) James Beckford 20 May 1995 Odessa, Ukraine
Shot put 21.69 m O'Dayne Richards 21 July 2015 Pan American Games Toronto, Canada [14]
23 August 2015 World Championships Beijing, China [15]
Discus throw 68.19 m Jason Morgan 6 June 2015 Peak Performance Classic Pearl, United States [16]
Hammer throw 65.57 m Caniggia Raynor 17 April 2015 UCM Mule Relays Warrensburg, United States [17]
Javelin throw 70.23 m Orrin Powell 9 March 2013 Lucozade GC Foster College Classic Spanish Town, Jamaica [18]
Decathlon 8644 pts Maurice Smith 31 August–1 September 2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan [19]
10.62 (+0.7 m/s) (100 m), 7.50 m (0.0 m/s) (long jump), 17.32 m (shot put), 1.97 m (high jump), 47.48 (400 m) /
13.91 (-0.2 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 52.36 m (discus), 4.80 m (pole vault), 53.61 m (javelin), 4:33.52 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:40:11 Byron Williams 15 April 1972 Brighton, United Kingdom
4x100 m relay 36.84 Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
11 August 2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain [20] [6]
4×200 m relay 1:18.63 Nickel Ashmeade
Warren Weir
Jermaine Brown
Yohan Blake
24 May 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [21]
Swedish relay 1:46.59 Puma Reggae Team
Christopher Williams (100m)
Usain Bolt (200m)
Davian Clarke (300m)
Jermaine Gonzales (400 m)
25 July 2006 DN Galan Stockholm, Stockholm [22]
4x400 m relay 2:56.75
Michael McDonald
Greg Haughton
Danny McFarlane
Davian Clarke
10 August 1997 World Championships Athens, Greece

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 y 9.91+ (+1.1 m/s) [WB] Veronica Campbell-Brown 31 May 2011 Golden Spike Ostrava Ostrava, Czech Republic [23] [7]
100 m 10.70 (+0.6 m/s) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 29 June 2012 Jamaican Championships Kingston, Jamaica [24] [8]
150 m (bend) 16.46 (−1.5 m/s) Merlene Ottey 27 September 1989 Trapani, Italy [25][26]
200 m 21.64 (+0.8 m/s) Merlene Ottey 13 September 1991 Memorial Van Damme Brussels, Belgium
400 m 49.30 Lorraine Fenton 19 July 2002 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco
800 m 1:57.88 Kenia Sinclair 21 July 2006 Rethymno, Greece
1500 m 4:01.84 Yvonne Mai-Graham 25 July 1995 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco
Mile 4:24.64 # Yvonne Mai-Graham 17 August 1994 Weltklasse Zürich Zürich, Switzerland
3000 m 8:37.07 Yvonne Mai-Graham 16 August 1995 Weltklasse Zürich Zürich, Switzerland
5000 m 15:07.91 Yvonne Mai-Graham 1 September 1995 ISTAF Berlin, Germany
10000 m
10 km (road) 33:56 Korene Hinds 15 January 2011 Bermuda International 10 K Hamilton, Bermuda [27]
Half marathon 1:28:20 Tamica Thomas 2 December 2006 San Diego, United States
Marathon 3:08:47 Jill Vincent 5 June 2000 Negril, Jamaica
100 m hurdles 12.45 (+0.8 m/s) Brigitte Foster-Hylton 24 May 2003 Prefontaine Classic Eugene, United States
200 m hurdles (straight) 27.15 (-1.1 m/s) Delloreen Ennis 25 May 2013 Manchester City Games Manchester, United Kingdom [28]
400 m hurdles 52.42 Melaine Walker 20 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [29] [9]
3000 m steeplechase 9:27.21 Mardrea Hyman 9 September 2005 World Athletics Final Fontvieille, Monaco [30]
High jump 1.95 m # [31] Marisa Cadienhead 24 May 2002 San Angelo, United States
Pole vault 3.40 m Maria Newton 10 May 1998 , Ashford, United Kingdom [32]
Long jump 7.16 m A (-0.1 m/s) Elva Goulbourne 22 May 2004 Mexico City, Mexico
Triple jump 15.16 m (+0.7 m/s) Trecia Smith 2 August 2004 Linz, Austria
Shot put 18.28 m Kimberly Barrett 29 May 2004 Gainesville, United States
Discus throw 61.34 m Kellion Knibb 30 May 2014 NCAA East Preliminaries Jacksonville, United States [33]
Hammer throw 64.30 m Daina Levy 22 June 2013 Jamaican Championships Kingston, Jamaica [34]
Javelin throw 61.10 m Olivia McKoy 10 July 2005 Central American and Caribbean Championships Nassau, Bahamas
Heptathlon 6527 pts Diane Guthrie-Gresham 2–3 June 1995 Knoxville, United States
13.86 (100 m hurdles), 1.86 m (high jump), 13.80 m (shot put), 24.91 (-1.3 m/s) (200 m) / 6.92 m (long jump), 49.04 m (javelin), 2:20.82 (800 m)
20 km walk
4×100 m relay 41.07  Jamaica
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Natasha Morrison
Elaine Thompson
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
29 August 2015 World Championships Beijing, China [35]
4×200 m relay 1:30.04  Jamaica
Simone Facey
Sheri-Ann Brooks
Anneisha McLaughlin
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
25 May 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [36]
4×400 m relay 3:18.71
Rosemarie Whyte
Davita Prendergast
Novlene Williams-Mills
Shericka Williams
3 September 2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea [37] [10]
Sprint medley relay 3:34.56 Sherri-Ann Brooks (200 m)
Rosemarie Whyte(200 m)
Moya Thompson 51.7 (400 m)
Kenia Sinclair 1:57.43 (800 m)
April 2009 Penn Relays Philadelphia, United States
4×800 m relay 8:16.04  Jamaica
Kimarra McDonald
Simoya Campbell
Natoya Goule
Samantha James
3 May 2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas [38]

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
50 m 5.61+ Michael Green 16 February 1997 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
60 m 6.47 Lerone Clarke 18 February 2012 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, United Kingdom [39][40] [11]
150 m 15.66 Lerone Clarke 11 February 2010 Botnia Games Korsholm, Finland
200 m 20.52 Omar Brown 11 March 2005 NCAA Division I Championships Fayetteville, United States
300 m 32.97 Davian Clarke 28 February 2003 BW-Bank Meeting Karlsruhe, Germany
400 m 45.37 Pete Coley 24 February 2002 SEC Championships Fayetteville, United States
800 m 1:46.70 Alex Morgan 9 March 1996 Indianapolis, United States
1000 m 2:19.96 Mario Vernon-Watson 12 February 2000 Allston, United States
1500 m 3:40.7 Byron Dyce 8 February 1974 Millrose Games New York City, United States
3000 m 7:46.95 Kemoy Campbell 9 March 2013 NCAA Division I Championships Fayetteville, United States [41]
5000 m 13:43.34 Mark Elliott 11 February 1990 Gainesville, United States
50 m hurdles 6.58 Richard Phillips 28 January 2011 U.S. Open Track and Field New York City, United States [42]
60 m hurdles 7.45 Omar McLeod 14 March 2015 NCAA Division I Championships Fayetteville, United States [43]
300 m hurdles 36.02 OT Dinsdale Morgan 4 February 1998 Pirkkahall Tampere, Finland [44]
High jump 2.30 m Germaine Mason 8 February 2003 Hochsprung mit Musik Arnstadt, Germany
Pole vault 5.25 m A K'Don Samuels 28 January 2011 Pole Vault Summit Reno, United States [12]
Long jump 8.40 m James Beckford 9 February 1996 Madrid, Spain
Triple jump 16.99 m James Beckford 4 March 1995 Manhattan, United States
Shot put 20.62 m Dorian Scott 7 March 2008 World Championships Valencia, Spain [45]
Heptathlon 6035 pts Maurice Smith 25–26 February 2005 SEC Championships Fayetteville, United States
6.94 (60 m), 7.11 m (long jump), 16.03 m (shot put), 1.98 m (high jump) / 7.88 (60 m hurdles), 4.50 m (pole vault), 2:39.32 (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4×400 m relay 3:03.69  Jamaica
Errol Nolan
Allodin Fothergill
Akheem Gauntlett
Edino Steele
9 March 2014 World Championships Sopot, Poland [46]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
50 m 6.00 Merlene Ottey 4 February 1994 Moscow, Russia
60 m 6.96 Merlene Ottey 14 February 1992 Madrid, Spain
200 m 21.87 Merlene Ottey 13 February 1993 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
300 m 35.69 Patricia Hall 14 February 2012 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France [47]
400 m 50.93 Sandie Richards 14 March 1993 World Championships Toronto, Canada
800 m 1:59.54 Kenia Sinclair 12 March 2006 World Championships Moscow, Russia [48]
1000 m 2:38.62 Kenia Sinclair 6 February 2010 Boston Indoor Games Boston, United States [49]
1500 m 4:12.86 Mardrea Hyman 15 February 2004 BW-Bank Meeting Karlsruhe, Germany
Mile 4:32.33 Kenia Sinclair 3 March 2005 Gainesville, United States
3000 m 9:08.55 Korene Hinds 1 February 2003 Boston Indoor Games Roxbury, United States
50 m hurdles 6.67+ Michelle Freeman 13 February 2000 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.74 Michelle Freeman 3 February 1998 Madrid, Spain
High jump 1.90 m Marisa Cadienhead 8 March 2002 NCAA Division II Championships Boston, United States [50]
Pole vault 3.36 m Sandé Swaby 23 February 2001 Lincoln, United States
Long jump 6.91 m Elva Goulbourne 23 February 2002 SEC Championships Fayetteville, United States [51]
Triple jump 14.84 m Trecia Smith 11 March 2006 World Championships Moscow, Russia [52]
Shot put 18.19 m Kim Barrett 19 February 2005 Chapel Hill, United States
Pentathlon 4131 pts Peaches Roach 29 January 2010 Penn State Invitational State College, United States [53]
8.34 (60 m hurdles), 1.81 m (high jump), 10.60 m (shot put), 5.59 m (long jump), 2:22.28 (800 m)
4138 pts # Trecia-Kaye Smith 15 February 1997 New York City, United States
8.18 (55 m hurdles), 1.72 m (high jump), 13.48 m (shot put), 6.15 m (long jump), 2:31.15 (800 m)
3000 m walk
4×400 m relay 3:26.54  Jamaica
Patricia Hall
Anneisha McLaughlin
Kaliese Spencer
Stephenie Ann McPherson
9 March 2014 World Championships Sopot, Poland [54]

+ = en route to a longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not recognised by federation
OT = oversized track

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External links

  • JAAA web site
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