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South African records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in South Africa maintained by Athletics South Africa (ASA).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.98 A (+1.4 m/s) Simon Magakwe 12 April 2014 South African Championships Pretoria, South Africa [1]
200 m 20.11 (-0.8 m/s) Morne Nagel 5 April 2002 Germiston, South Africa
400 m 44.38 Wayde van Niekerk 14 June 2014 Adidas Grand Prix New York City, United States [2]
800 m 1:42.69 Hezekiél Sepeng 3 September 1999 Memorial Van Damme Brussels, Belgium
1000 m 2:15.86 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi 7 August 2007 DN Galan Stockholm, Sweden
1500 m 3:31.93 Johan Cronje 8 September 2013 Rieti Meeting Rieti, Italy [3]
Mile 3:50.70 Johan Cronje 31 May 2014 Prefontaine Classic Eugene, United States [4]
3000 m 7:41.06 Juan Van Deventer 22 July 2008 DN Galan Stockholm, Sweden
5000 m 13:14.16 Shadrack Hoff 2 July 1995 Gateshead, United Kingdom
10000 m 27:29.94 Hendrick Ramaala 22 February 1999 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
10 km (road) 28:00 Matthews Motshwarateu 4 October 1980 Purchase, United States
15 km (road) 42:58 Meshack Mogotsi 2 November 1991 Cape Town, South Africa
Shadrack Hoff 8 July 2001 Utica, United States
20 km (road) 57:46 Hendrick Ramaala 18 October 1998 Paris, France
One hour 20386 m Kevin Shaw 2 October 1978 Bellville, South Africa
Half marathon 1:00:07 Hendrick Ramaala 4 October 1997 World Half Marathon Championships Košice, Slovakia
25 km (road) 1:15:02 Lusapho April 9 May 2010 BIG 25 Berlin, Germany [5]
30 km (road) 1:32:43 Neo Molema 12 January 2002 Cape Town, South Africa
Marathon 2:06:33 Gert Thys 14 February 1999 Tokyo Marathon Tokyo, Japan
100 km (road) 6:25:07 Bruce Fordyce 4 February 1989 Stellenbosch, South Africa
110 m hurdles 13.24 (+0.3 m/s) Lehann Fourie 7 September 2012 Memorial Van Damme Brussels, Belgium [6]
200 m hurdles (straight) 22.63 (-0.3 m/s) L. J. van Zyl 25 May 2013 Manchester City Games Manchester, United Kingdom [7]
400 m hurdles 47.66 A L. J. van Zyl 25 February 2011 Yellow Pages Invitation Series II Pretoria, South Africa [8][9][10]
47.66 31 May 2011 Golden Spike Ostrava Ostrava, Czech Republic [11][12]
3000 m steeplechase 8:11.50 Ruben Ramolefi 29 August 2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea [13]
High jump 2.38 m Jacques Freitag 5 March 2005 Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Pole vault 6.03 m Okkert Brits 18 August 1995 Cologne, Germany
Long jump 8.50 m (+1.3 m/s) Godfrey Mokoena 4 July 2009 Meeting de Atletismo Madrid, Spain
Triple jump 17.35 m (+0.2 m/s) Godfrey Mokoena 14 September 2014 IAAF Continental Cup Marrakech, Morocco [14]
Shot put 21.97 m Janus Robberts 2 June 2001 Eugene, United States
Discus throw 70.32 m Frantz Kruger 26 May 2002 Salon-de-Provence, France
Hammer throw 80.63 m Chris Harmse 15 April 2005 Durban, South Africa
Javelin throw 88.75 m Marius Corbett 21 September 1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Decathlon 8343 pts Willem Coertzen 10–11 August 2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia [15]
10.95 (+0.1 m/s) (100 m), 7.44 m (+1.8 m/s) (long jump), 13.88 m (shot put), 2.05 m (high jump), 48.32 (400 m) /
14.30 (-0.1 m/s) (110 m hurdles), 43.25 m (discus), 4.50 m (pole vault), 69.35 m (javelin), 4:24.60 (1500 m)
3000 walk (track) 11:27.2 Chris Britz 29 April 1989 Pretoria, South Africa
5000 walk (track) 19:29.94 Chris Britz 27 March 1997 Pietersburg, South Africa
10000 m walk (track) 40:32.78 Chris Britz 10 April 1995 Krugersdorp, South Africa
20000 m walk (track) 1:24:51 Stanley Valentine 1 May 1989 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
20 km walk (road) 1:22:21 Christian Britz 11 May 1996 Oder-Neisse Grand Prix Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany
30 km walk (road) 2:14:28 Christian Britz 25 August 1994 Victoria, Australia
50 km walk (road) 3:55:32 Marc Mundell 11 August 2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain [16]
4×100 m relay 38.35  South Africa
Henricho Bruintjies
Simon Magakwe
Ncincihli Titi
Akani Simbini
2 August 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Great Britain [17]
4×200 m relay 1:22.06 South Africa
Marcus La Grange
Mathew Quinn
Josef van der Linde
Paul Gorries
1 March 2002 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
4×400 m relay 2:59.21 South Africa
Oscar Pistorius
Ofentse Mogawane
Willem de Beer
Shane Victor
1 September 2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea [18]
4×800 m relay 7:04.70 South Africa
Gideon van Oudtshoorn
Hezekiel Sepeng
Jurgens Kotze
Johan Botha
6 June 1999 Stuttgart, Germany
4×1500 m relay 14:50.82 South Africa
Matthews Temane
Deon Brummer
Henning Gericke
Johan Fourie
15 October 1984 Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref Video
100 m 11.06 (+1.0 m/s) Evette de Klerk 20 April 1990 Germiston, South Africa
200 m 22.06 (+0.7 m/s) A Evette de Klerk 8 April 1989 Pietersburg, South Africa
400 m 50.05 Heide Seyerling 25 September 2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia
800 m 1:55.45 Caster Semenya 19 August 2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany [19]
1000 m 2:37.20 Ilze de Kock-Wicksell 7 February 1983 Bloemfontein, South Africa
1500 m 4:01.81 Zola Budd 21 March 1984 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Mile 4:23.38 Zola Budd 4 March 1991 Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2000 m 5:38.07 Zola Budd 8 April 1991 Cape Town, South Africa
3000 m 8:32.00 Elana Meyer 29 April 2001 Durban, South Africa
5000 m 14:44.05 Elana Meyer 22 July 1995 Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium
10000 m 30:52.51 Elana Meyer 10 September 1994 London, United Kingdom
10 km (road) 31:13 Elana Meyer 14 October 2001 Budapest, Hungary
15 km (road) 46:57 Elana Meyer 2 November 1991 Cape Town, South Africa
20 km (road) 1:05:11 Colleen De Reuck 7 September 1998 New Haven, United States
Half marathon 1:06:44 Elana Meyer 15 January 1999 Tokyo, Japan
25 km (road) 1:27:26 Colleen De Reuck 30 Jan 1994 Pinetown, South Africa
30 km (road) 1:53:01 Monica Drogemoller 17 January 1987 Cape Town, South Africa
Marathon 2:25:15 a Elana Meyer 18 April 1994 Boston Marathon Boston, United States
2:26:35 Collen de Reuck 29 September 1996 Berlin Marathon Berlin, Germany
100 km (road) 7:31:47 # Helene Joubert 16 September 1995 Winschoten, Netherlands
7:42:05 Lindsay Anne van Aswegen 10 September 2011 25th IAU World Championships Winschoten, Netherlands [20]
100 m hurdles 12.94 (+1.8 m/s) Corien Botha 10 July 1998 Salamanca, Spain
400 m hurdles 53.74 Myrtle Bothma 18 April 1986 Johannesburg, South Africa
3000 m steeplechase 9:54.19 Tebogo Masehla 4 June 2011 Memorial Léon Buyle Oordegem, Belgium [21][22]
High jump 2.06 m Hestrie Cloete 31 August 2003 World Championships Saint-Denis, France [23]
Pole vault 4.42 m Elmarie Gerryts 12 June 2000 Wesel, Germany
Long jump 6.93 m (+1.2 m/s) Karin Melis Mey 7 July 2007 14th Weitsprung-Meeting der Weltklasse Bad Langensalza, Germany
6.93 m (+0.6 m/s) Karin Melis Mey 7 June 2008 15th Weitsprung-Meeting der Weltklasse Bad Langensalza, Germany
Triple jump 13.89 m (+0.6 m/s) A Patience Ntshingila 24 March 2012 Yellow Pages Interprovincial Potchefstroom, South Africa [24]
Shot put 17.88 m Drienkie van Wyk 25 January 2002 Germiston, South Africa
Discus throw 64.87 m Elizna Naude 2 March 2007 Stellenbosch, South Africa
Hammer throw 59.37 m Elmarie Knoetzen 1 February 2002 Bloemfontein, South Africa
Javelin throw 69.35 m Sunette Viljoen 9 June 2012 Adidas Grand Prix New York City, United States [25]
Heptathlon 6181 pts Janice Josephs 22–23 March 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia
13.65 (+2.0 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.70 m (high jump), 11.79 m (shot put), 23.42 (+0.9 m/s) (200 m) /
6.22 m (-1.4 m/s) (long jump), 43.77 m (javelin), 2:10.61 (800 m)
3000 m walk (track) 12:53.19 Nicolene Cronje 20 February 2004 Pretoria, South Africa
5000 m walk (track) 22:19.64 Nicolene Cronje 5 March 2004 Durban, South Africa
10000 m walk (track) 47:32.54 A Nicolene Cronje 19 March 2005 Pretoria, South Africa
10 km walk (road) 45:05.4 # Susan Vermeulen 17 April 1999 Bloemfontein, South Africa
20000 m walk (track) 1:36:18.22 Nicolene Cronje 17 March 2004 Durban, South Africa
20 km walk (road) 1:36:18 Susan Vermeulen 2 May 1999 Mézidon-Canon, France
50 km walk (road) 5:42.30 Trudi Carstens 7 July 1999 George, South Africa
4x100 m relay 43.25 South Africa
Wendy Hartman
Dikeledi Moropane
Susanna Holtshausen
Heide Seyerling
18 March 2000 Pietersburg, South Africa
4x200 m relay 1:32.72 South Africa
Ina van Rensburg
Mari-Lise Furstenberg
Evette de Klerk
Maryke Doubell
9 March 1987 Bloemfontein, South Africa
4x400 m relay 3:30.12 South Africa
Surita Febbraio
Adri Schoeman
Heide Seyerling
Estie Wittstock
18 July 2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
4x800 m relay 8:19.47 South Africa
Helga van Wermeskerken
Ermyntrude Vermeulen
Yvonne Goosen
Elize Fouche
13 February 1985 Johannesburg, South Africa

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.62+ Morné Nagel 24 February 2002 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
60 m 6.48 Morné Nagel 27 January 2002 Dortmund, Germany
200 m 20.47 Anaso Jobodwana 8 March 2013 NCAA Division I Championships Fayetteville, United States [26]
400 m 46.44 Edwin Modibedi 22 February 1986 Syracuse, United States
800 m 1:44.91 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi 9 March 2008 World Championships Valencia, Spain [27]
1000 m 2:16.71 Johan Botha 3 February 1999 Erfurt, Germany
1500 m 3:36.96 Juan Van Deventer 14 February 2010 Indoor Flanders Meeting Ghent, Belgium [28]
3000 m 7:39.55 Elroy Gelant 9 February 2014 Indoor Flanders Meeting Ghent, Belgium [29]
5000 m 13:38.3 Sydney Maree 6 February 1981 Millrose Games New York, United States
50 m hurdles 6.48+ Shaun Bownes 25 February 2001 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.52 Shaun Bownes 23 February 2001 Indoor Flanders Meeting Ghent, Belgium
300 m hurdles 34.92 Llewellyn Herbert 9 February 1999 Pirkkahall Tampere, Finland [30][31]
High jump 2.28 m Jacques Freitag 26 January 2005 Pedro's Cup Bydgoszcz, Poland
20 February 2005 Tallinn, Estonia
Ramsay Carelse 28 February 2006 Tallinn, Estonia
Pole vault 5.90 m Okkert Brits 16 February 1997 Meeting Pas de Calais Liévin, France
1 June 1997 Toronto, Canada
Long jump 8.18 m Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 23 February 2007 Paris, France
Triple jump 16.22 m Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 20 February 2007 GE Galan Stockholm, Sweden
Shot put 21.47 m Janus Robberts 1 December 2001 Norman, United States
Heptathlon 4862 pts Willem Coertzen 12–13 January 2008 Sheffield, United Kingdom
7.26 (60 m), 6.85 m (long jump), 12.31 m (shot put), 1.60 m (high jump) / 8.36 (60 m hurdles), 3.85 m (pole vault), 2:53.04 (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 7.15 Wendy Hartman 7 March 1999 World Championships Maebashi, Japan
200 m 23.16 Wendy Hartman 5 March 1999 World Championships Maebashi, Japan
400 m 55.48 Marna Schuttle 25 February 2001 Allston, United States
800 m 2:06.65 Angela Wagner 12 March 2010 NCAA Division I Championships Fayetteville, United States [32]
2:05.72 OT 13 February 2010 Seattle, United States
1500 m 4:16.96 René Kalmer 14 February 2010 Ghent, Belgium
Mile 4:36.11 Dominique Scott 1 February 2014 Razorback Invitational Fayetteville, United States [33]
3000 m 9:01.41 René Kalmer 12 March 2010 World Championships Doha, Qatar [34]
5000 m 15:45.40 René Kalmer 10 February 2010 GE Galan Stockholm, Sweden [35]
60 m hurdles 9.44 Winnie de Winnaar 13 March 2004 Sindelfingen, Germany
High jump 1.97 m Hestrie Cloete 18 February 2001 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, United Kingdom
Pole vault 4.41 m Elmarie Gerryts 20 February 2000 Aviva Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, United Kingdom
Long jump 6.85 m Karin Melis Mey 21 February 2008 GE Galan Stockholm, Sweden
Triple jump
Shot put 17.49 m Simoné du Toit 29 January 2011 Houston, United States
Weight throw 18.69 m Annemie Smith 28 February 2014 Big Ten Championships Geneva, United States [36]
Pentathlon
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk 15:57.06 Ada Booyens 6 March 2010 World Masters Indoor Championships Kamloops, Canada
4x400 m relay

+ = en route to a longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified
a = aided road course according to IAAF rule 260.28

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External links

  • ASA web site
  • South African Records - Outdoor
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