300 Metres

The 300 metres is a rarely run uncommon sprinting event in track and field competitions.

All-time top 25

  • + = en route to 400 m performance
  • i = indoor performance
  • A = affected by altitude
  • OT = oversized track (> 200 m in circumference)

Men

  • Correct as of June 2017.[1]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 30.81 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 28 June 2017 Ostrava [2]
2 30.85 A Michael Johnson  United States 24 March 2000 Pretoria
3 30.97 Usain Bolt  Jamaica 27 May 2010 Ostrava [3]
4 31.23 LaShawn Merritt  United States 11 June 2016 Kingston [4]
5 31.44 Isaac Makwala  Botswana 28 June 2017 Ostrava [2]
6 31.48 Roberto Hernández  Cuba 3 September 1990 Jerez de la Frontera [5]
Danny Everett  United States 3 September 1990 Jerez de la Frontera [6]
8 31.56 Douglas Walker  Great Britain 19 July 1998 Gateshead
9 31.58+ Jeremy Wariner  United States 31 August 2007 Osaka [7]
10 31.61 Anthuan Maybank  United States 13 July 1996 Durham
Clarence Munyai  South Africa 28 June 2017 Ostrava [2]
12 31.64 Tony McQuay  United States 11 June 2016 Kingston
13 31.67 John Regis  Great Britain 17 July 1992 Gateshead
14 31.70 Kirk Baptiste  United States 18 August 1984 London
15 31.73 Thomas Jefferson  United States 22 August 1987 London
16 31.74 Gabriel Tiacoh  Ivory Coast 6 August 1986 A Coruña
17 31.77 Tyler Christopher  Canada 20 May 2004 Sainte Anne
18 31.80 Pavel Maslák  Czech Republic 28 June 2017 Ostrava [8]
19 31.81 Gil Roberts  United States 11 June 2016 Kingston
20 31.82 Steve Lewis  United States 17 July 1992 Gateshead
21 31.87 Mark Richardson  Great Britain 19 July 1998 Gateshead
Jonathan Borlée  Belgium 5 July 2012 Naimette-Xhovémont
31.87 i Noah Lyles  United States 4 March 2017 Albuquerque [9]
24 31.88+ Angelo Taylor  United States 31 August 2007 Osaka [10]
31.88 Darren Clark  Australia 30 June 1986 Belfast
31.88 i Wallace Spearmon  United States 10 February 2006 Fayetteville

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 31.88:

Women

  • Correct as of May 2017.[11]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 34.14+ Marita Koch  German Democratic Republic 6 October 1985 Canberra [12]
2 34.95+ Jarmila Kratochvílová  Czechoslovakia 18 August 1982 Zürich [13]
3 35.00+ Marie-José Pérec  France 27 August 1991 Tokyo [14]
4 35.01+ Olga Bryzgina  Ukraine 6 October 1985 Canberra [15]
5 35.24+ Tatána Kocembová  Czechoslovakia 10 August 1983 Helsinki [16]
6 35.30 A Ana Guevara  Mexico 3 May 2003 Mexico City
7 35.45 i Irina Privalova  Russia 17 January 1993 Moscow
8 35.46 Kathy Cook  Great Britain 18 August 1984 London
Chandra Cheeseborough  United States 18 August 1984 London
10 35.47+ Valerie Brisco-Hooks  United States 26 September 1988 Seoul [17]
11 35.48 i (OT) Svetlana Goncharenko  Russia 4 February 1998 Tampere
12 35.63+ Sanya Richards-Ross  United States 18 August 2009 Berlin [18]
13 35.69 i Patricia Hall  Jamaica 14 February 2012 Liévin [19]
14 35.70 Irena Szewinska  Poland 4 July 1975 London
Léa Sprunger   Switzerland 25 May 2017 Langenthal [20]
16 35.71 Donna Fraser  Great Britain 28 August 2000 Gateshead
35.71 i Quanera Hayes  United States 7 January 2017 Clemson [21]
Shaunae Miller  Bahamas 11 February 2017 New York City [22]
19 35.73+ Novlene Williams-Mills  Jamaica 29 August 2007 Osaka [23]
20 35.74 Courtney Okolo  United States 23 July 2016 Houston
21 35.78+ Olga Nazarova  Russia 26 September 1988 Seoul [24]
22 35.81 Silke Knoll  Germany 19 May 1990 Olpe
23 35.82 Cydonie Mothersille  Cayman Islands 14 September 2000 Sydney
24 35.83 i (A) Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 14 March 1981 Pocatello
25 35.90+ Antonina Krivoshapka  Russia 18 August 2009 Berlin [25]

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 35.90:

References

  1. ^ "All-time men's best 300m". alltime-athletics.com. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Bob Ramsak (28 June 2017). "Van Niekerk breaks 300m world best in Ostrava". IAAF. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ "300 Metres Results" (PDF). www.zlatatretra.cz. 27 May 2010. Retrieved 2017. 
  4. ^ "Wayde van Niekerk 300m 31.03 - Racers Grand Prix 2016 HD". 12 June 2016. Retrieved 2017. 
  5. ^ "Danny Everett 300m 31.48 RM 3-Sep-1990". 15 March 2008. Retrieved 2017. 
  6. ^ "Danny Everett 300m 31.48 RM 3-Sep-1990". 15 March 2008. Retrieved 2017. 
  7. ^ "All-time men's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  8. ^ "300m Results" (PDF). zlatatretra.cz. 28 June 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  9. ^ "Gwen Berry, Noah Lyles break world indoor records". foxsports.com. 4 March 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  10. ^ "All-time men's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  11. ^ "All-time women's best 300m". alltime-athletics.com. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  12. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  13. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  14. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  15. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  16. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  17. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  18. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  19. ^ "300 Metres Results" (PDF). www.meeting-pasdecalais.com. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 2017. 
  20. ^ "Lea Sprunger und Kariem Hussein brillieren mit Schweizer Allzeit-Bestleistungen" (in German). Swiss Athletics. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  21. ^ Alfons Juck (8 January 2017). "Quanera Hayes runs 35.71 for new U.S. 300 meter record!". runblogrun.com. Retrieved 2017. 
  22. ^ Jon Mulkeen (12 February 2017). "Wilson, Hassan and Okolo shine on night of world leads and records at Millrose Games". IAAF. Retrieved 2017. 
  23. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  24. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 
  25. ^ "All-time women's best 300m en route to 400m". alltime-athletics.com. 30 January 2017. Retrieved 2017. 

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