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2017 in athletics (track and field)

In 2017, the foremost athletics event was the World Championships in London. The other major global-level competition in 2017 was the World Cross Country Championships.

2017 in athletics
Major world events2017 World Championships
2016
2018


Contents

Major championshipsEdit

WorldEdit

RegionalEdit

Seasonal eventsEdit

World recordsEdit

IndoorEdit

Event Athlete Nation Result Location Date
Men's 300 metres Noah Lyles   United States 31.87[Note 1] Albuquerque, NM, United States 4 March
Men's 600 metres Casimir Loxsom   United States 1:14.91[Note 2] University Park, PA, United States 27 January
Men's marathon Christopher Zablocki   United States 2:21:48[Note 3] New York City, NY, United States 25 March
Men's 300 metres hurdles Karsten Warholm   Norway 34.92[Note 4] Tampere, Finland 11 February
Men's 4×1 mile relay Donn Cabral, Ford Palmer, Graham Crawford, Kyle Merber   United States 16:12.81[Note 5] New York City, NY, United States 18 February
Women's 2000 metres Genzebe Dibaba   Ethiopia 5:23.75 Sabadell, Spain 7 February
Women's marathon Laura Manninen   Finland 2:42:30[Note 6] New York City, NY, United States 25 March
Women's weight throw Gwen Berry   United States 25.60A[Note 7] Albuquerque, NM, United States 4 March
Women's distance medley relay Emma Coburn, Sydney McLaughlin, Brenda Martinez, Jenny Simpson   United States 10:40.31[Note 8] Boston, MA, United States 28 January

OutdoorEdit

Event Athlete Nation Result Location Date
Men's marathon Eliud Kipchoge   Kenya 2:00:25[Note 9] Monza, Italy 6 May
Women's 200 metres hurdles (bend) Lauren Wells   Australia 25.79[Note 10] Canberra, Australia 21 January
Women's 2000 metres Genzebe Dibaba   Ethiopia 5:23.75i[Note 11] Sabadell, Spain 7 February
Women's 10 km (road) Joyciline Jepkosgei   Kenya 30:04+ Prague, Czech Republic 1 April
Women's 15 km (road) Joyciline Jepkosgei   Kenya 45:37+ Prague, Czech Republic 1 April
Women's 20 km (road) Peres Jepchirchir   Kenya 1:01:40+ Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates 10 February
Joyciline Jepkosgei   Kenya 1:01:25+ Prague, Czech Republic 1 April
Women's half marathon Peres Jepchirchir   Kenya 1:05:06 Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates 10 February
Joyciline Jepkosgei   Kenya 1:04:52 Prague, Czech Republic 1 April
Women's 25 km (road) Mary Jepkosgei Keitany   Kenya 1:19:43+ London, United Kingdom 23 April
Women's 30 km (road) Mary Jepkosgei Keitany   Kenya 1:36:05+ London, United Kingdom 23 April
Women's marathon Mary Jepkosgei Keitany   Kenya 2:17:01+ London, United Kingdom 23 April
Women's 50 km race walk Inês Henriques   Portugal 4:08:26 Porto de Mós, Portugal 15 January
Women's sprint medley relay Morolake Akinosun, English Gardner, Dezerea Bryant, Miki Barber   United States 1:35.59 Philadelphia, PA, United States 29 April

AwardsEdit

Season's bestsEdit

Best marks of the year
Event Men Women
Athlete Mark Notes Athlete Mark Notes
60 metres   Ronnie Baker (USA)
  Christian Coleman (USA)
6.45 Tie   Elaine Thompson (JAM) 6.98
100 metres   Christian Coleman (USA) 9.82   Elaine Thompson (JAM) 10.71
200 metres   Isaac Makwala (BOT) 19.77   Tori Bowie (USA) 21.77
400 metres   Wayde van Niekerk (RSA) 43.62   Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH) 49.46
800 metres   Emmanuel Kipkurui Korir (KEN) 1:43.10   Caster Semenya (RSA) 1:55.16
1500 metres   Elijah Motonei Manangoi (KEN) 3:28.80   Sifan Hassan (NED) 3:56.14
3000 metres   Ronald Kwemoi (KEN) 7:28.73   Hellen Onsando Obiri (KEN) 8:23.14
5000 metres   Muktar Edris (ETH) 12:55.23   Hellen Onsando Obiri (KEN) 14:18.37
10,000 metres   Mohamed Farah (GBR) 26:49.51   Almaz Ayana (ETH) 30:16.32
60 metres hurdles   Andrew Pozzi (GBR) 7.43   Kendra Harrison (USA) 7.74 A
100/110 metres hurdles   Omar McLeod (JAM) 12.90   Kendra Harrison (USA) 12.28
400 metres hurdles   Kyron McMaster (IVB) 47.80   Dalilah Muhammad (USA) 52.64
3000 metres steeplechase   Evan Jager (USA) 8:01.29   Ruth Jebet (BHR) 8:55.29
10 kilometres   Benard Kimeli (KEN) 27:10   Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 29:43
15 kilometres   Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei (KEN) 41:16   Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 45:37
20 kilometres   Alex Oloitiptip Korio (KEN)
  Jorum Lumbasi Okombo (KEN)
  Abraham Naibei Cheroben (BHR)
55:51 Tie   Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 1:01:25
Half marathon   Abraham Naibei Cheroben (BHR) 58:40   Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN) 1:04:51
25 kilometres   Nicholas Kipchirchir Korir (KEN)
  Cosmas Jairus Birech (KEN)
  Barselius Kipyego (KEN)
1:12:46 Tie   Valary Jemeli Aiyabei (KEN) 1:21:23
30 kilometres   Eliud Kipchoge (KEN)
  Guye Adola (ETH)
1:27:24 Tie   Mary Jepkosgei Keitany (KEN) 1:36:05
Marathon   Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) 2:03:32   Mary Jepkosgei Keitany (KEN) 2:17:01
100 kilometres run   Tatsuya Itagaki (JPN) 6:14:18   Nikolina Sustic (CRO)
  Nele Alder-Baerens (GER)
7:34:36
20 kilometres race walk   Wang Kaihua (CHN) 1:17:54   Elena Lashmanova (RUS) 1:25:18
50 kilometres race walk   Yohann Diniz (FRA) 3:33:12   Inês Henriques (POR) 4:05:56
Pole vault   Sam Kendricks (USA) 6.00 m   Ekateríni Stefanídi (GRE) 4.91 m
High jump   Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT) 2.40 m   Mariya Lasitskene (ANA) 2.06 m
Long jump   Luvo Manyonga (RSA) 8.65 m   Brittney Reese (USA) 7.13 m +2.0
Triple jump   Christian Taylor (USA) 18.11 m   Yulimar Rojas (VEN) 14.96 m -0.3
Shot put   Ryan Crouser (USA) 22.65 m   Lijiao Gong (CHN) 20.11 m
Discus throw   Daniel Ståhl (SWE) 71.29 m   Sandra Perkovic (CRO) 71.41 m
Javelin throw   Johannes Vetter (GER) 94.44 m   Sara Kolak (CRO) 68.43 m
Hammer throw   Pawel Fajdek (POL) 83.44 m   Anita Włodarczyk (POL) 82.87 m
Pentathlon   Nafissatou Thiam (BEL) 4870 pts
Heptathlon   Kevin Mayer (FRA) 6479 pts   Nafissatou Thiam (BEL) 7013 pts
Decathlon   Kevin Mayer (FRA) 8768 pts
4×100 metres relay   Great Britain (GBR)
Chijindu Ujah
Adam Gemili
Daniel Talbot
Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake
37.47   United States (USA)
Aaliyah Brown
Allyson Felix
Morolake Akinosun
Tori Bowie
41.82
4×400 metres relay   Trinidad and Tobago (TTO)
Jarrin Solomon
Jereem Richards
Machel Cedenio
Lalonde Gordon
2:58.12   United States (USA)
Quanera Hayes
Allyson Felix
Shakima Wimbley
Phyllis Francis
3:19.02

Detailed resultsEdit

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)Edit

2017 World athletics championshipsEdit

2017 World Marathon MajorsEdit

2017 IAAF Road Race Label Events (Gold)Edit

2017 IAAF Road Race Label Events (Silver)Edit

2017 IAAF Road Race Label Events (Bronze)Edit

2017 IAAF Diamond LeagueEdit

2017 IAAF World Challenge & IAAF Hammer Throw ChallengeEdit

2017 IAAF World Indoor TourEdit

2017 IAAF Combined Events ChallengeEdit

2017 IAAF Race Walking ChallengeEdit

2017 IAAF Cross Country PermitEdit

European Athletic Association (EA)Edit

EA Cross Country PermitEdit

EA Premium Permit MeetingsEdit

EA Classic Permit MeetingsEdit

EA Outdoor Special Premium MeetingsEdit

EA Indoor Permit MeetingEdit