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Liberian records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Liberia maintained by the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.15 Sayon Cooper 8 May 1997 United States Abilene, United States
200 m 20.50 (+0.5 m/s) Sayon Cooper 21 May 2000 France Kourou, French Guiana
400 m 45.77 Sirj Williams 9 June 2008 United States Sacramento, United States
800 m 1:47.04 Bobby True 29 April 2000 Drake Relays United States Des Moines, United States
1500 m 4:01.56 Bill Rogers 27 June 2004 Benin Cotonou, Benin
3000 m 9:29.52 Toartou Kargou 29 March 2003 United States Houston, United States
5000 m 15:37.0 Nimley Twegbe 27 May 1984 Liberia Kakata, Liberia
10000 m 33:04.0 Nimley Twegbe September 1984 Liberia Monrovia, Liberia
Marathon 3:08:22 Nimley Twegbe 19 May 1985 Liberia Monrovia, Liberia
110 m hurdles 13.61 (+0.7 m/s) Sultan Tucker 30 April 2005 United States Philadelphia, United States
400 m hurdles 49.55 O'Neil Wright 14 May 2005 United States Atlanta, United States
3000 m steeplechase 9:40.81 Toartou Kargou 12 April 2003 United States Baton Rouge, United States
High jump 2.14 m Jah Bennett 28 April 2007 United States Fresno, United States
Pole vault 4.40 m [1] Jangy Addy 30 June 2008 United States Eugene, United States
Long jump 8.00 m Cadeau Kelley 18 April 2009 United States Ypsilanti, United States
Triple jump 16.46 m Tuan Wreh 23 April 2005 United States Princeton, United States
Shot put 16.86 m Jangy Addy 29 March 2008 United States Atlanta, United States
Discus throw 47.08 m [2] Jangy Addy 30 June 2008 United States Eugene, United States
Hammer throw 46.11 m Dunstan Macauley 4 June 1964 United Kingdom Loughborough, United Kingdom
Javelin throw 57.10 m [3] Jangy Addy 30 June 2008 United States Eugene, United States
Decathlon 8025 pts Jangy Addy 29-30 June 2008 United States Eugene, United States
10.77 (100 m), 7.20 m (long jump), 15.63 m (shot put), 196 m (high jump), 48.61 (400 m) /
13.73 (110 m hurdles), 47.08 m (discus), 4.40 m (pole vault), 57.10 m (javelin), 5:05.07 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road)
50 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay 39.77  Liberia
Kouty Mawenh
Sayon Cooper
Andrew Reyes
Koiyan Morlu
29 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia
4x400 m relay 3:09.25  Liberia
Bobby Young
Marvin Lewis
Rohan Richards
Augustine Schmader
14 June 2005 Canada Burnaby, Canada

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.52 (-2.6 m/s) Phobay Kutu-Akoi 18 April 2009 United States Leonia, United States
200 m 23.27 (+1.0 m/s) Kia Davis 17 May 2008 Ponce Grand Prix Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico
400 m 51.55 Kia Davis 17 May 2008 Ponce Grand Prix Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico
800 m 2:01.89 Fatimoh Muhammed 9 June 2007 United States Sacramento, United States
1500 m 4:22.31 Fatimoh Muhammed 29 April 2007 United States Stanford, United States
3000 m 9:58.73 Fatimoh Muhammed 15 March 2008 United States San Diego, United States
5000 m
10000 m
Marathon 2:50:10 Monique Maddy 15 April 2002 Boston Marathon United States Boston, United States
100 m hurdles 13.21 [+1.3 m/s) Hannah Cooper 30 May 2002 United States Baton Rouge, United States
400 m hurdles 55.55 Kou Luogon-Wright 1 May 2009 Guadeloupe Baie Mahault, Guadeloupe
3000 m steeplechase
High jump 1.49 m Melvina Vulah 1988 [4] Liberia Monrovia, Liberia
1999 [5] United States Tucson, United States
Pole vault
Long jump 6.20 m Decontee Kaye 11 May 2007 United States San Diego, United States
Triple jump 13.52 m Decontee Kaye 9 June 2007 United States Sacramento, United States
Shot put 13.97 m TeTee Kuyateh 13 May 2007 United States Princeton, United States
Discus throw 40.54 m Lelica Zazaboi 1994 United States United States
Hammer throw 54.47 m TeTee Kuyateh 29 April 2007 United States New Haven, United States
Javelin throw 42.27 m [6] Lelica Zazaboi 2 July 2005 Canada Québec, Canada
44.90 m [7] ? United States Albuquerque, United States
Heptathlon
(100 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (200 m) / (long jump), (javelin), (800 m)
20 km walk (road)
4x100 m relay 50.61  Liberia
A. Williams
Alice Tiklo
H. Grant
J. Binda
18 November 2006 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
4x400 m relay 3:33.24  Liberia
Phobay Kutu-Akoi
Raasin Mcintosh
Angele Cooper
Kou Luogon
1 July 2012 African Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.78 Abraham Morlu 5 March 2010 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
55 m 6.26 Abraham Morlu 9 February 2007 United States Boone, United States
60 m 6.67 Abraham Morlu 13 February 2010 Erdgas Athletics Germany Leipzig, Germany [8]
13 March 2010 World Championships Qatar Doha, Qatar [9]
200 m 21.33 Hafiz Greigre 24 February 2007 United States Boston, United States
Cyrus Wesley 28 January 2012 Boston University Terrier Classic United States Boston, United States [10]
10 February 2012 Boston University Valentine Invitational United States Boston, United States [11]
400 m 47.04 Siraj Williams 9 March 2007 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [12]
800 m
1500 m
3000 m
60 m hurdles 7.69 Sultan Tucker 9 March 2001 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [13]
High jump 2.01 m Jah Bennett 2 February 2008 United States Seattle, United States
Pole vault
Long jump 7.87 m Cadeau Kelley 29 January 2010 United States State College, United States
Triple jump 16.60 m Tuan Wreh 11 February 2006 United States Ithaca, United States
Shot put
Heptathlon
(60 m), (long jump), (shot put), (high jump) / (60 m hurdles), (pole vault), (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay 3:12.14  Liberia
Bobby Young
Hafiz Greigre
Marvin Lewis
Siraj Williams
9 March 2008 World Championships Spain Valencia, Spain [14]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 7.51 Kia Davis 8 February 2008 United States New York, United States
200 m 24.30 Kou Luogon 25 February 2006 United States Gainesville, United States
24.30 OT 10 February 2006 United States Ames, United States
400 m 52.99 Kou Luogon 26 February 2006 United States Gainesville, United States
52.92 OT 11 February 2006 United States Ames, United States
800 m 2:06.41 Fatimoh Muhammed 10 March 2007 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [15]
2:05.70 OT 3 March 2007 United States Ames, United States
1500 m
3000 m
60 m hurdles 8.12 Kia Davis 8 February 2008 United States New York, United States
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump 6.09 m A Decontee Kaye 27 February 2009 United States Colorado Springs, United States
Triple jump 13.32 m A Decontee Kaye 28 February 2009 United States Colorado Springs, United States
Shot put
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

A = affected by altitude
OT = oversized track

References

External links

  • LAF web site
  • Liberian Athletics Records - Outdoor
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