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The 600 metres is a rarely run middle-distance running event in track and field competitions.

Athletics
600 metres
Men's records
WorldUnited States Johnny Gray 1:12.81 (1986)
Women's records
WorldSouth Africa Caster Semenya 1:21.77 (2017)

All-time top 25Edit

  • i = indoor performance
  • A = affected by altitude
  • ht = hand timing

MenEdit

  • Correct as of March 2019.[1]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 1:12.81 Johnny Gray   United States 24 May 1986 Santa Monica
2 1:13.10 David Rudisha   Kenya 5 June 2016 Birmingham
3 1:13.21 Pierre-Ambroise Bosse   France 5 June 2016 Birmingham
4 1:13.28 Duane Solomon   United States 1 July 2013 Burnaby
5 1:13.49 Joseph Mutua Mwengi   Kenya 27 August 2002 Naimette-Xhovémont
6 1:13.77 i Donavan Brazier   United States 24 February 2019 Staten Island [2]
7 1:13.80 Earl Jones   United States 24 May 1986 Santa Monica
8 1:13.9 (ht) Raidel Acea   Cuba 20 April 2013 Havana
9 1:14.15 David Mack   United States 24 May 1986 Santa Monica
10 1:14.3 A (ht) Lee Evans   United States 31 August 1968 Echo Summit
11 1:14.33 Charles Jock   United States 24 June 2015 Portland
12 1:14.41 Andrea Longo   Italy 30 August 2000 Rovereto
Matt Scherer   United States 15 June 2008 Eugene
14 1:14.47 Nick Symmonds   United States 15 June 2008 Eugene
15 1:14.48 Trinity Gray   United States 30 August 2000 Rovereto
16 1:14.52 Ryan Sánchez   Puerto Rico 16 March 2019 Gurabo [3]
17 1:14.55 Adam Kszczot   Poland 5 August 2009 Lahti
18 1:14.6 A (ht) Larry James   United States 31 August 1968 Echo Summit
19 1:14.72 André Bucher    Switzerland 1 September 1999 Bellinzona
Gary Reed   Canada 2 September 2003 Naimette-Xhovémont
21 1:14.79 A António Manuel Reina   Spain 28 July 2012 Avila
Michael Saruni   Kenya 19 January 2018 Albuquerque [4]
23 1:14.8 A (ht) Mark Winzenried   United States 31 August 1968 Echo Summit
24 1:14.84 James Robinson   United States 21 July 1984 Sacramento
Casimir Loxsom   United States 1 July 2013 Burnaby

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:14.69:

WomenEdit

  • Correct as of February 2019.[5]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 1:21.77 Caster Semenya   South Africa 27 August 2017 Berlin [6]
2 1:22.39 Ajee' Wilson   United States 27 August 2017 Berlin [7]
3 1:22.63 Ana Fidelia Quirot   Cuba 25 July 1997 Guadalajara
4 1:22.87 Maria Mutola   Mozambique 27 August 2002 Naimette-Xhovémont
5 1:23.18 Francine Niyonsaba   Burundi 27 August 2017 Berlin [8]
6 1:23.35 Pamela Jelimo   Kenya 5 July 2012 Naimette-Xhovémont
7 1:23.44 i Olga Kotlyarova   Russia 1 February 2004 Moscow
8 1:23.5 A (ht) Doina Melinte   Romania 27 July 1986 Poiana Brasov
9 1:23.57 i Athing Mu   United States 24 February 2019 Staten Island [9]
10 1:23.59 i Alysia Montaño   United States 16 February 2013 New York City [10]
11 1:23.78 Natalya Khrushchelyova   Russia 2 September 2003 Naimette-Xhovémont
1:23.78+ Anita Weiß   German Democratic Republic 24 July 1976 Montréal [11]
13 1:24.00 i (A) Courtney Okolo   United States 5 March 2017 Albuquerque [12]
14 1:24.02 i Yuliya Rusanova   Russia 6 February 2011 Moscow
15 1:24.17 Michelle Ballentine   Jamaica 3 August 2004 Naimette-Xhovémont
16 1:24.36 Marilyn Okoro   Great Britain 5 July 2012 Naimette-Xhovémont
17 1:24.4 (ht) Patrizia Spuri   Italy 29 September 1999 Rieti
18 1:24.56 Martina Steuk   German Democratic Republic 1 August 1981 Erfurt
19 1:24.7 i (ht) Nadezhda Olizarenko   Ukraine 22 February 1987 Moscow
20 1:24.82 Helena Fuchsová   Czech Republic 17 September 2000 Gold Coast
21 1:24.85 Ines Vogelgesang   German Democratic Republic 31 July 1983 Berlin
22 1:24.88 i Raevyn Rogers   United States 24 February 2019 Staten Island [13]
23 1:25.04 Joanna Jóźwik   Poland 9 August 2015 Szczecin
24 1:25.05 Luciana de Paula Mende   Brazil 3 August 2004 Naimette-Xhovémont
25 1:25.2 (ht) Vera Nikolić   Serbia June 1967 Belgrade

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:25.20:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "All-time men's best 600m". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  2. ^ Jon Mulkeen; Bob Ramsak (25 February 2019). "Brazier clocks 600m world best in New York, Lisek and Kendricks clear 5.93m world lead in Clermont Ferrand: Weekend indoor round-up". IAAF. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Ryan Sánchez obtiene el récord mundial en los 600 metros". primerahora.com (in Spanish). 16 March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ "600m Results". liverunningresults.com. 19 January 2017. Archived from the original on 22 January 2018. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  5. ^ "All-time women's best 600m". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  6. ^ "600m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  7. ^ "600m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  8. ^ "600m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 27 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  9. ^ Jon Mulkeen; Bob Ramsak (25 February 2019). "Brazier clocks 600m world best in New York, Lisek and Kendricks clear 5.93m world lead in Clermont Ferrand: Weekend indoor round-up". IAAF. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  10. ^ "600 Metres Results". www.branchsportstech.com. 16 February 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2017.
  11. ^ "All-time women's best 600m split during 800m race". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Merritt among Olympic stars to win in US". supersport.com. 6 March 2017. Retrieved 6 March 2017.
  13. ^ Jon Mulkeen; Bob Ramsak (25 February 2019). "Brazier clocks 600m world best in New York, Lisek and Kendricks clear 5.93m world lead in Clermont Ferrand: Weekend indoor round-up". IAAF. Retrieved 25 February 2019.