When was the triple jump world record?
The first world record in the men’s triple jump was recognised by the International Association of Athletics Federations in 1912. That inaugural record was the 15.52 m performance by Dan Ahearn in 1911.
|Mark||15.72 m ( 51 ft 63⁄4 in)|
|Athlete||Chuhei Nambu ( JPN )|
|Date||14 August 1932|
|Venue||Los Angeles, U.S.|
What is the longest standing Olympic record?
The record for the longest-held Olympic best is held by Bob Beamon (USA) – he achieved 8.90m in the men’s long jump at the 1968 Mexico City games. It was also a world record for just under 23 years, before it was broken by his fellow countryman Mike Powell at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo.
What is the world record for 2000m running?
The men’s world record is held by Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj, who ran a time of 4:44.79 in 1999, while the women’s world record is held by Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba who ran a time of 5:23.75 in 2017.
Is 3000m middle distance?
middle-distance running, in athletics (track and field), races that range in distance from 800 metres (roughly one-half mile) to 3,000 metres (almost 2 miles).