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Athletissima is an annual athletics meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the IAAF Diamond League.

Athletissima
Stade Olympique.jpg
Stade olympique de la Pontaise
DateJune - July
LocationLausanne, Switzerland Switzerland
Event typeTrack and field
IAAF Cat.GW[1]
Established8 July 1977
Official siteDiamond League – Lausanne

The first edition was held on 8 July 1977 in the Stade Pierre de Coubertin. In 1986 the event was moved to the Stade olympique de la Pontaise.

The UBS has been the main sponsor of Athletissima Lausanne since 1982.[2] Other sponsors are Vaudoise Assurances, Omega, Erdgas and Nike.[3]

World recordsEdit

Over the course of its history, three world records have been set at Athletissima.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2006 110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang   China
2005 Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia
1994 100 m 9.85 (+1.2 m/s) Leroy Burrell   United States

Meeting recordsEdit

MenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.69 (-0.1 m/s) DLR Yohan Blake   Jamaica 23 August 2012 [4]
200 m 19.50 (-0.1 m/s) Noah Lyles   United States 5 July 2019 [5]
400 m 43.62 DLR Wayde van Niekerk   South Africa 6 July 2017 [6]
800 m 1:42.61 Wilson Kipketer   Denmark 2 July 1997
1000 m 2:13.49 DLR Ayanleh Souleiman   Djibouti 25 August 2016 [7]
1500 m 3:28.77 Timothy Cheruiyot   Kenya 5 July 2019 [8]
3000 m 7:30.62 Daniel Komen   Kenya 2 July 1999
5000 m 12:55.23 Muktar Edris   Ethiopia 6 July 2017 [9]
110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang   China 11 July 2006
400 m hurdles 47.14 Edwin Moses   United States 14 July 1981
3000 m steeplechase 8:01.62 Brimin Kiprop Kipruto   Kenya 8 July 2010
High jump 2.41 m Bohdan Bondarenko   Ukraine 4 July 2013 [10]
Pole vault 6.01 m Piotr Lisek   Poland 5 July 2019 [11]
Long jump 8.56 m Iván Pedroso   Cuba 5 July 1995
Triple jump 18.06 m Christian Taylor   United States 9 July 2015 [12]
Shot put 22.39 m Ryan Crouser   United States 6 July 2017 [13]
Discus throw 70.53 m Virgilijus Alekna   Lithuania 5 July 2005
Javelin throw 90.16 m Keshorn Walcott   Trinidad and Tobago 9 July 2015 [14]
Javelin throw (tail drag model) 90.72 m Jan Železný   Czechoslovakia 10 July 1991

WomenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.72 (0.0 m/s) Marion Jones   United States 25 August 1998
200 m 22.07 Merlene Ottey   Jamaica 5 July 1995
400 m 49.17 Salwa Eid Naser   Bahrain 5 July 2019 [15]
800 m 1:56.25 Maria Mutola   Mozambique 2 July 2002
1500 m 3:57.34 Shelby Houlihan   United States 5 July 2018 [16]
Mile 4:16.05 Genzebe Dibaba   Ethiopia 6 July 2017 [17]
3000 m 8:31.84 Genzebe Dibaba   Ethiopia 25 August 2016 [18]
100 m hurdles 12.40 (+1.2 m/s) Gail Devers   United States 2 July 2002
400 m hurdles 53.08 Nezha Bidouane   Morocco 2 July 1999
3000 m steeplechase 9:16.99 Virginia Nyambura   Kenya 9 July 2015 [19]
High jump 2.06 m DLR Mariya Lasitskene   Russia 6 July 2017 [20]
Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia 5 July 2005
Long jump 7.48 m (+0.4 m/s) Heike Drechsler   Germany 8 July 1992
Triple jump 15.33 m (+1.2 m/s) Tatyana Lebedeva   Russia 6 July 2004
Shot put 20.95 m Valerie Adams   New Zealand 23 August 2012 [21]
Discus throw 68.96 m Sandra Perković   Croatia 4 July 2013 [22]
Javelin throw 68.43 m Sara Kolak   Croatia 6 July 2017 [23]
4 × 100 m relay 42.29 Ajla del Ponte
Sarah Atcho
Mujinga Kambundji
Salomé Kora
   Switzerland 5 July 2018 [24]

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "IAAF World Ranking Calendar". IAAF. 2019.
  2. ^ "Athletissima". global. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  3. ^ "Meeting Club Athletissima - Diamond League - Lausanne". lausanne.diamondleague.com. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  4. ^ "100m Results". IAAFdate=23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  5. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  6. ^ "400m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  7. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  8. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  9. ^ "5000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  10. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  11. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lisek tops six metres in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Triple Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  13. ^ Phil Minshull (6 July 2017). "Kolak comes of age in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  14. ^ "Javelin Throw Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  15. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  16. ^ "1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  17. ^ "Mile Run Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  18. ^ "3000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  19. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  20. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  21. ^ "Women's Shot Put Results". IAAF. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  22. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  23. ^ Phil Minshull (6 July 2017). "Kolak comes of age in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  24. ^ "Women's 4×100m Relay Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.

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