Steven Hooker holds the Olympic record in the Pole Vault. He is Australian.
One African American male who holds a T&F world record is Michael Johnson in the 400m dash.
Ateneo de Manila High School Track and Field team of the Philippines holds the record of the longest consecutive winning streak, from 1979 to 1998
Secretariat holds the mile and a half stakes record which is 2:24
how many track and field records were broken in 2008 how many world record in track and field were broken at the 2008 olympic games
Hicham el Guerrouj holds the record for the mile (3:43.13), which is 9 meters longer than 1600m. i am not sure who holds it for the 1600m. it's not considered an event in the elite track and field world, so it will probably be tough to find any sign of a world record for it.
Ateneo de Manila high school track and field team of the Philippines holds the longest consecutive winning streak, from 1979 to 1998
An age group track and field record.