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Puerto Rican records in track and field

The following are the national records in athletics in Puerto Rico maintained by its national athletics federation: Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico (FAPUR).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 10.21 (+1.4 m/s) Miguel López May 27, 2012 Meeting Julia Iriarte Bolivia Cochabamba Bolivia [1]
200 m 20.44 Luis Morales May 23, 1987 United States Corvallis, Oregon, United States
400 m 45.60 Héctor Carrasquillo June 5, 2010 Ibero-American Championships Spain San Fernando, Spain [2][3]
800 m 1:45.29 Wesley Vázquez July 15, 2012 World Junior Championships Spain Barcelona, Spain [4]
1500 m 3:37.60 Samuel Vázquez June 16, 2012 American Miler's Club Series United States Indianapolis, United States [5] [1]
3000 m 7:53.5 Antonio Colón July 12, 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada
5000 m 13:48.7 Antonio Colón May 15, 1982 United States Dallas, United States
10000 m 28:27.1 Carmelo Ríos April 28, 1984 Mt. SAC Relays United States Walnut, California, United States
10 km (road) 29:17 César Mercado July 22, 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States
15 km (road) 45:19 Carlos Quinones February 17, 1990 United States Tampa, United States
Half marathon 1:03:34 # Luis Collazo April 1, 2007 Berlin Half Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany
1:04:44 Hector Diaz March 6, 1983 Puerto Rico Coamo, Puerto Rico
Marathon 2:12:43 Jorge González August 28, 1983 Pan American Games Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
110 m hurdles 13.54 (+0.1 m/s) Héctor Cotto June 6, 2010 Ibero-American Championships Spain San Fernando, Spain [6][7]
13.54 (+0.7 m/s) July 17, 2011 Central American and Caribbean Championships Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico [8][9]
400 m hurdles 47.72 Javier Culson May 8, 2010 Ponce Grand Prix Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico [10]
3000 m steeplechase 8:27.91 Alex Greaux July 10, 2004 Spain Barakaldo, Spain
High jump 2.25 m Edgar Garcia May 14, 1994 United States Lafayette, United States
2.25 m A Luis Castro June 30, 2012 Grand Prix Colombia Bogotá, Colombia [11]
Pole vault 5.65 m Edgar Díaz May 14, 1998 United States Abilene, Texas, United States [12]
Long jump 8.19 m A Elmer Williams August 11, 1989 Colombia Bogotá, Colombia
Triple jump 17.10 m (+1.4 m/s) Allen Simms March 17, 2007 Puerto Rico Carolina, Puerto Rico
Shot put 20.22 m Chris Merced May 28, 2000 United States Irvine, California, United States
Discus throw 56.23 m Gabriel Torres April 14, 2012 USA Invitational United States Auburn, Alabama, United States [13]
Hammer throw 65.87 m Santos Vega May 13, 2004 Puerto Rico Peñuelas, Puerto Rico
Javelin throw 71.34 m Felipe Ortiz April 16, 2011 Justas LAI Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico [14]
Decathlon 7704 pts Luiggy Llanos August 5–6, 2003 Pan American Games Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
11.02 (100 m), 7.47 m (long jump), 14.62 m (shot put), 1.86 m (high jump), 50.27 (400 m) /
14.29 (110 m hurdles), 43.93 m (pole vault), 4.50 m (discus), 59.78 m (javelin), 5:11.24 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:29:19 Gustavo Restrepo May 1, 2009 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
50 km walk (road) 4:17:46 Nicolás Soto November 27, 1993 Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico
4×100 m relay 39.04  Puerto Rico
Marcos Amalbert
Carlos Rodríguez
Marquis Holston
Miguel López
September 4, 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [15]
4×400 m relay 3:04.87  Puerto Rico
Félix Martínez
Javier Culson
Víctor Benítez
Héctor Carrasquillo
May 16, 2009 Ponce Grand Prix Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 11.28 (+1.3 m/s) Carol Rodríguez May 30, 2009 United States New York City, United States
200 m 22.23 (+1.8 m/s) Carol Rodríguez May 26, 2006 United States Provo, United States
400 m 51.39 Carol Rodríguez May 3, 2008 United States Los Angeles, United States
June 14, 2008 United States Des Moines, United States
800 m 2:01.31 Angelita Lind July 25, 1984 United States Walnut, United States
1500 m 4:09.92 Beverly Ramos July 1, 2011 Harry Jerome Classic Canada Burnaby, Canada [16] [2]
3000 m 9:13.38 Beverly Ramos July 17, 2012 61st Cork City Sports Meet Republic of Ireland Cork, Ireland [17]
5000 m 15:49.31 Beverly Ramos April 14, 2011 Mt. SAC Relays United States Walnut, United States [18]
10000 m 33:51.54 Beverly Ramos April 16, 2009 Mt. SAC Relays United States Walnut, United States
10 km (road) 34:08 Maria Elena Rodríguez February 18, 2001 Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Half marathon 1:15:29 # Zenaida Maldonado April 6, 2008 Berlin Half Marathon Germany Berlin, Germany
1:18:31 Beverly Ramos February 3, 2012 San Blas Half Marathon Puerto Rico Coamo, Puerto Rico [19]
Marathon 2:44:58 Yolanda Mercado April 22, 2007 London Marathon United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
100 m hurdles 13.22 Joyce Meléndez June 26, 1993 Finland Kuortane, Finland
400 m hurdles 55.03 Yvonne Harrison June 29, 2003 Poland Poznań, Poland
3000 m steeplechase 9:39.33 Beverly Ramos July 10, 2012 Meeting International France Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France [20]
High jump 1.83 m Laura Agront June 2, 1984 Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pole vault 4.16 m Dennise Orengo April 3, 2004 Puerto Rico San Germán, Puerto Rico
Long jump 6.96 m Madeline de Jesús July 24, 1988 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
Triple jump 12.93 m Amy Seward July 14, 2007 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Shot put 16.40 m Kimberly Barrett-Losada March 19, 2011 Miami Hurricane Invitational United States Coral Gables, United States [21]
Discus throw 55.19 m Brittnie Borrero May 21, 2011 Puerto Rican Championships Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico [22]
Hammer throw 66.57 m Amarilys Alméstica July 1, 2006 Canada Ottawa, Canada
Javelin throw 57.46 m Coralys Ortíz May 18, 2013 Ponce Grand Prix Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico [23]
Heptathlon 5529 pts Yaritza Rivera May 4–5, 2007 Colombia Medellín, Colombia
13.91 (100 m hurdles), 1.73 m (high jump), 12.15 m (shot put), 24.80w (200 m) / 5.63 m (long jump), 33.39 m (javelin), 2:22.35 (800 m)
10 km walk (road) 50:36.0 Milexis Sepúlveda June 9, 2007 Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico
20 km walk (road) 1:48:26 Wilane Cuebas Feliciano March 10, 2013 Puerto Rico Ponce, Puerto Rico
4x100 m relay 43.46  Puerto Rico
Beatriz Cruz
Celiangeli Morales
Erika Rivera
Carol Rodríguez
July 29, 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico [24]
4x400 m relay 3:30.81  Puerto Rico
Militza Castro
Yvonne Harrison
Sandra Moya
Yamelis Ortiz
August 11, 2001 World Championships Canada Edmonton, Canada [25]

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.69 Marquis Holston March 3, 2012 VT Final Qualifier United States Blacksburg, Virginia, United States [26]
200 m 20.81 Marquis Holston March 9, 2012 NCAA Division I Championships United States Nampa, Idaho, United States [27]
300 m 33.27 Marquis Holston January 21, 2011 Hokie Invitational United States Blacksburg, Virginia, United States [28]
400 m 46.54 Marquis Holston February 10, 2012 Tyson Invitational United States Fayetteville, United States [29]
800 m 1:48.34 Robert Novak January 21, 2012 17th New Balance Games United States New York City, United States [30]
1:47.40 OT David Freeman January 25, 2003 United States Lexington, Kentucky, United States
1000 m 2:24.49 Armando del Valle January 23, 2010 Adidas Classic United States Lincoln, Nebraska, United States [31]
1500 m 3:43.8 Antonio Colón February 8, 1974 United States New York City, United States
3000 m 8:02.75 Alfredo Santana March 3, 2013 IC4A/ECAC DI Championships United States Boston, United States [32]
55 m hurdles 7.27 Jamele Mason January 21, 2012 Texas Tech Indoor Open #2 United States Lubbock, United States [33]
60 m hurdles 7.72 Héctor Cotto January 30, 2009 Millrose Games United States New York City, United States
High jump 2.23 m Edgardo García February 4, 1995 United States Lafayette, United States
Pole vault 5.50 m Brandon Estrada March 6, 2010 UW Last Chance Qualifier United States Seattle, United States [34]
Long jump 8.12 m Mike Francis March 6, 1992 United States Manhattan, United States
Triple jump 16.82 m Allen Simms March 11, 2006 World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia [35]
Shot put 14.32 m Luiggi Llanos February 21, 2004 United States Manhattan, United States
Weight throw 20.70 m Wilfredo de Jesús January 5, 2013 Army Crowell Open United States West Point, United States [36]
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 7.44 Carol Rodríguez January 27, 2007 United States Pullman, Washington, United States
200 m 22.77 Carol Rodríguez March 10, 2006 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
400 m 54.14 Carol Rodríguez February 11, 2012 Texas A&M Invitational United States College Station, United States [37]
800 m 2:05.52 Lysaira Del Valle March 12, 2005 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
2:04.43 OT March 5, 2005 United States Ames, Iowa, United States
1500 m 4:42.02+y Liliani Mendez February 28, 2009 United States College Station, United States
Mile 4:42.02 Liliani Mendez February 28, 2009 Big 12 Championships United States College Station, United States [38]
3000 m 9:16.23 Beverly Ramos March 13, 2010 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States [39]
9:14.62 OT March 5, 2010 Notre Dame Alex Wilson Invitational United States Notre Dame, Indiana, United States [40]
5000 m 16:08.60 Beverly Ramos March 12, 2010 NCAA Division I Championships United States Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States [41]
60 m hurdles 8.45 m Joyce Meléndez March 13, 1993 World Championships Canada Toronto, Canada
High jump 1.78 m Laura Pinion January 27, 1990 United States Johnson City, United States
Pole vault 4.15 m Denisse Orengo January 22, 2005 United States Reno, United States
Long jump 6.26 m Madeline de Jesús February 14, 1988 United States Gainesville, Florida, United States
Yesenia Rivera February 14, 2004 United States Houston, United States
Triple jump
Shot put
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

# = not officially ratified by federation
OT = oversized track
y = denotes one mile

References

Puerto Rico portal

External links

  • FAPUR web site
  • Puerto Rican Athletics Records - Men Outdoor
  • Puerto Rican Athletics Records - Women Outdoor

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