As of 2011, Javier Sotomayor holds the mens world record at 2.45 meters. Stefka Kostadinova holds the womens world record at 2.09 meters.
The womens 800 meter world record is 8:16.22 by Janet Evans (USA) Aug 20, 1989.
Yordanka Donkova holds the 100m hurdles but there is no such official event
sally jones from india
Florence Griffiths-Joyner with 10.49s.
Florence Griffiths Joyner in 21.34
Galina Chistyakova with a jump of 7.52 meters.
The world record is 1:53.28 set by Jarmila Kratochvílová in München on the 26 July 1983.
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Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia at 14:11.15 set in 2008.
Marita Koch from Germany with a time of 47.60 seconds.