World and American Records at USATF Championships

I World record and 2 other American records were set at the 2019 USATF track and field Championships
this is the selectoon meet for this years world Championships in Doha in September.....

Running on a rain-soaked track, Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad broke the16 year old world record of 52.34 set by Yulia Pechonkina
Last years world best time leader Sydney McLauglin, finished second in a season’s best of 52.88, and Ashley Spencer was third in a PR of 53.11 to make the World Championship team for Doha. Shamere Little who had the fastest time in the world this year coming into this meet ened up 4th.
Reigning world champion Kori Cater, had earn a buy, completes the US team for Worlds.

400 Hurdles World 52.20  Dalilah Muhammad 2019

The men’s pole vault world champion Sam Kendricks set a new American record of 6.06m/19-10.5 to. It was the highest jump in the world outdoors since 1994 and made him the second-highest outdoor vaulter in world history. Oregons Cole Walsh was 2nd

Pole Vault

World 20-2 ½ (6.16) Renaud Lavillenie 2014  indoor

American 19-10 1/2 (6.06) Sam Kendricks 2019

DeAnna Price broke her own American hammer throw record on her fjnal throw of the day with a 78.24/256-8 Price, who set the previous AR at last year’s Championships here, hit 77.51/254-3 in round two, which at the time was the fourth-farthest throw ever by an American. With four women throwing beyond 75 meters, the competition was one of the deepest in world history, surpassed only by the 2012 Olympic final. Gwen Berry was 2nd 76.48 Brooke Anderson 3rd 75.30


World 272-3 (82.98) Anita Wlodarczyk 2016 

American 256-8 (78.24)  DeAnna Price 2019