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The Birmingham Grand Prix, formerly known as the British Grand Prix, is an annual athletics meeting. Since 2010 it has been a part of the IAAF Diamond League series of track and field meets.

British Grand Prix
Alexander Stadium.jpg
The host stadium – Alexander Stadium
DateJune–August
LocationBirmingham, England
Event typeTrack and field
IAAF Cat.GW[1]
Official siteBritish Grand Prix

VenuesEdit

Year Date Stadium City
1992 14 August
1998 2 August Don Valley Stadium Sheffield
1999 7 August Crystal Palace London
2000 5 August Crystal Palace London
2001 22 July Crystal Palace London
2002 23 August Crystal Palace London
2003 8 August Crystal Palace London
2004 24 June International Stadium Gateshead
2005 22 July Crystal Palace London
2006 11 June International Stadium Gateshead
2007 15 July Don Valley Stadium Sheffield
2008 31 August International Stadium Gateshead
2009 31 August International Stadium Gateshead
2010 5 June International Stadium Gateshead
2011 10 July Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2012 26 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2013 30 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2014 24 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2015 7 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2016 5 June Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2017 20 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2018 18 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham
2019 18 August Alexander Stadium Birmingham

World recordsEdit

Over the course of its history, the following world records have been set at the British Grand Prix.[2]

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2004 Pole vault 4.87 m Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia
2006 100 m 9.77 (+1.5 m/s) Asafa Powell   Jamaica

Meeting recordsEdit

MenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.77 (+1.5 m/s) Asafa Powell   Jamaica 11 June 2006
200 m 19.94 Michael Johnson   United States 15 September 1991
300 m 31.56 Douglas Walker   Great Britain 19 July 1998
400 m 44.23 Kirani James   Grenada 5 June 2016 [3]
600 m 1:13.10 DLR David Rudisha   Kenya 5 June 2016 [4]
800 m 1:42.79 Emmanuel Korir   Kenya 18 August 2018 [5]
1500 m 3:29.33 Asbel Kiprop   Kenya 5 June 2016 [6]
Mile 3:51.89 Asbel Kiprop   Kenya 24 August 2014 [7]
3000 m 7:26.69 Kenenisa Bekele   Ethiopia 15 July 2007
Two miles 8:07.85 DLR Mo Farah   Great Britain 24 August 2014 [8]
5000 m 13:00.20 Vincent Chepkok   Kenya 10 July 2010
110 m hurdles 12.95 (-0.9 m/s) Aries Merritt   United States 26 August 2012 [9]
400 m hurdles 47.67 Kevin Young   United States 14 August 1992
3000 m steeplechase 8:00.12 Conseslus Kipruto   Kenya 5 June 2016 [10]
High jump 2.40 m Mutaz Essa Barshim   Qatar 20 August 2017 [11]
Long jump 8.53 m (+1.5 m/s) Luvo Manyonga   South Africa 18 August 2018 [12]
Triple jump 17.74 m Christian Olsson   Sweden 13 July 2003
Shot put 22.45 m Christian Cantwell   United States 11 June 2006
Discus throw 69.83 m Piotr Małachowski   Poland 10 July 2010
Javelin throw 95.66 m Jan Železný   Czech Republic 29 August 1993

WomenEdit

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.81 (+0.7 m/s) Carmelita Jeter   United States 26 August 2012 [13]
200 m 22.15 (+0.4 m/s) Shaunae Miller-Uibo   Bahamas 18 August 2018 [14]
400 m 49.77 Sanya Richards   United States 21 August 2005
800 m 1:56.92 Francine Niyonsaba   Burundi 5 June 2016 [15]
1500 m 3:58.07 Kelly Holmes   Great Britain 29 June 1997
Mile 4:21.11 Konstanze Klosterhalfen   Germany 18 August 2019 [16]
3000 m 8:28.90 Sifan Hassan   Netherlands 20 August 2017 [17]
Two miles 9:11.49 DLR Mercy Cherono   Kenya 24 August 2014 [18]
5000 m 14:51.77 Tirunesh Dibaba   Ethiopia 21 August 2005
100 m hurdles 12.46 (-0.3 m/s) Kendra Harrison   United States 5 June 2016 [19]
400 m hurdles 53.78 Kaliese Spencer   Jamaica 26 August 2012 [20]
3000 m steeplechase 9:05.55 Beatrice Chepkoech   Kenya 18 August 2019 [21]
High jump 2.03 m Kajsa Bergqvist   Sweden 21 August 2005
Pole vault 4.87 m Yelena Isinbayeva   Russia 27 June 2004
Long jump 6.96 m (+1.5 m/s) Malaika Mihambo   Germany 18 August 2018 [22]
Triple jump 14.94 m Ashia Hansen   Great Britain 29 June 1997
Shot put 20.57 m Nadzeya Astapchuk   Belarus 10 July 2010
Discus throw 69.23 m Sandra Perkovic   Croatia 7 June 2015 [23]
Javelin throw 66.08 m Barbora Špotáková   Czech Republic 26 August 2012 [24]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IAAF World Ranking Calendar". IAAF. 2019.
  2. ^ Powell equals 100m world record. BBC Sport (2006-06-11). Retrieved on 2010-06-07.
  3. ^ "400m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  4. ^ "600m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-17. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  5. ^ "800m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 18 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  6. ^ "1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 December 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Mile Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Two Miles Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  9. ^ "110m Hurdles – Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  10. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-12-21. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  11. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 August 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  12. ^ "Long Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 18 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  13. ^ "100m Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  14. ^ "200m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 18 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  15. ^ "800m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  16. ^ Jon Mulkeen (18 August 2019). "Chepkoech and Klosterhalfen smash meeting records in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  17. ^ "3000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 August 2017. Retrieved 20 August 2017.
  18. ^ "Two Miles Results". IAAF. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  19. ^ "100m Hurdles Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2016.
  20. ^ "400m Hurdles Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  21. ^ Jon Mulkeen (18 August 2019). "Chepkoech and Klosterhalfen smash meeting records in Birmingham – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  22. ^ "Long Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 18 August 2018. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  23. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 7 June 2015. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  24. ^ "Javelin Throw Results". IAAF. 26 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.

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