Malcolm Gladwell’s Decade Records: Here Are The Top 10 Women’s Track & Field Performers of the 2010s in Every Event

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By LetsRun.com
October 24, 2019

Two years ago, bestselling author/ podcast star / running geek Malcolm Gladwell went on the House of Run podcast and, as he is known to do, proposed an idea: decade records. The thinking behind it: some world records (you probably have an idea of which ones) have stood for decades and may never be broken due to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rather than try to figure out who was on drugs and who wasn’t and playing grammatical tango with phrases like “clean world record,” why not look at records another way and organize them by decade? Afterall, within in each decade, presumably the drugs and technology shouldn’t change all that much.

Of course, this doesn’t totally solve the drugs problem (several of the athletes on the lists below have served significant doping bans since recording their performances, which were noted), but it’s an interesting way to contextualize performances and see how they compared against other performances from their own era. A 2:18 men’s marathon doesn’t mean much in the era of Vaporflys and Eliud Kipchoge, but in the 1950s it was a big f—ing deal. Likewise, Salwa Eid Naser‘s 48.14 loses some of its luster when you compare it to the doped-up women’s 400 times of the 1980s. But if you wipe the slate clean at the end of that decade, it becomes a lot more impressive.

With the 2019 track season in the books, we thought it would be cool to take Gladwell’s idea and expand it. Below, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 performers in the major women’s track & field disciplines (men’s article here) for the decade of the 2010s. Some of the marks date back to the very start of the decade, while some were set earlier this month in the World Championships in Doha. Poke around and see if you can find your favorite runner/thrower/jumper.

Key
Current world records in bold
Current American records in italics
i = indoor performance

Decade world records

Event Mark Athlete Country Date Location
100m 10.70 Carmelita Jeter USA 6/4/11 Eugene
10.70 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Jamaica 6/29/12 Kingston
10.70 Elaine Thompson Jamaica 7/1/16 Kingston
200m 21.63 Dafne Schippers Netherlands 8/28/15 Beijing
400m 48.14 Salwa Eid Naser Bahrain 10/3/19 Doha
800m 1:54.25 Caster Semenya South Africa 6/30/18 Paris
1500m 3:50.07 Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 7/17/15 Monaco
Mile 4:12.33 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 7/12/19 Monaco
3,000m 8:16.60i Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 2/6/14 Stockholm
5,000m 14:12.59 Almaz Ayana Ethiopia 6/2/16 Rome
10,000m 29:17.45 Almaz Ayana Ethiopia 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
100m hurdles 12.20 Keni Harrison USA 7/22/16 London
400m hurdles 52.16 Dalilah Muhammad USA 10/4/19 Doha
3,000m steeple 8:44.32 Beatrice Chepkoech Kenya 7/20/18 Monaco
Half marathon 64:51 Joyciline Jepkosgei Kenya 10/22/17 Valencia
Marathon 2:14:04 Brigid Kosgei Kenya 10/13/19 Chicago
High jump 2.07m Anna Chicherova Russia 7/22/11 Cheboksary
Pole vault 5.03mi Jenn Suhr USA 1/30/16 Brockport
Long jump 7.31m Brittney Reese USA 7/2/16 Eugene
Triple jump 15.41m Yulimar Rojas Venezuela 9/6/19 Andujar
Shot put 21.24m Valerie Adams New Zealand 8/29/11 Daegu
Discus 71.41m Sandra Perkovic Croatia 7/18/17 Bellinzona
Hammer 82.98m Anita Wlodarczyk Poland 8/28/16 Warsaw
Javelin 71.58m Barbora Spotakova Czech Republic 9/2/11 Daegu
Heptathlon 7013 Nafissatou Thiam Belgium 5/27 – 5/28/17 Gotzis

Decade American records

Event Mark Athlete Date Location
100m 10.70 Carmelita Jeter 6/4/11 Eugene
200m 21.69 Allyson Felix 6/30/12 Eugene
400m 49.26 Allyson Felix 8/27/15 Beijing
800m 1:55.61 Ajee’ Wilson 7/21/17 Monaco
1500m 3:54.99 Shelby Houlihan 10/5/19 Doha
Mile 4:17.30 Jenny Simpson 7/22/18 London
3,000m 8:29.58 Jenny Simpson 9/5/14 Brussels
5,000m 14:34.45 Shelby Houlihan 7/21/18 Heusden
10,000m 30:13.17 Molly Huddle 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
100m hurdles 12.20 Keni Harrison 7/22/16 London
400m hurdles 52.16 Dalilah Muhammad 10/4/19 Doha
3,000m steeple 9:00.85 Courtney Frerichs 7/20/18 Monaco
Half marathon 67:25 Molly Huddle 1/14/18 Houston
Marathon 2:20:57 Jordan Hasay 10/8/17 Chicago
High jump 2.05m Chaunte Lowe 6/26/10 Des Moines
Pole vault 5.03mi Jenn Suhr 1/30/16 Brockport
Long jump 7.31m Brittney Reese 7/2/16 Eugene
Triple jump 14.84m Tori Franklin 5/12/18 Baie Mahault
Shot put 20.63m Michelle Carter 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
Discus 69.17m Gia Lewis-Smallwood 8/30/14 Angers
Hammer 78.24m DeAnna Price 7/27/19 Des Moines
Javelin 66.67m Kara Winger 6/25/10 Des Moines
Heptathlon 6735 Hyleas Fountain 6/25 – 6/26/10 Des Moines

Top 10 performers by event

Women’s 100 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
10.70 Carmelita Jeter USA 6/4/11 Eugene
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Jamaica 6/29/12 Kingston
Elaine Thompson Jamaica 7/1/16 Kingston
10.74 English Gardner USA 7/3/16 Eugene
10.75 Sha’Carri Richardson USA 6/8/19 Austin
10.76 Veronica Campbell-Brown Jamaica 5/31/11 Ostrava
10.78 Murielle Ahoure Ivory Coast 6/11/16 Montverde
Tianna Bartoletta USA 7/3/16 Eugene
Tori Bowie USA 7/3/16 Eugene
10.79 Blessing Okagbare Nigeria 7/27/13 London

Women’s 200 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
21.63 Dafne Schippers Netherlands 8/28/15 Beijing
21.66 Elaine Thompson Jamaica 8/28/15 Beijing
21.69 Allyson Felix USA 6/30/12 Eugene
21.74 Shaunae Miller-Uibo The Bahamas 8/29/19 Zurich
21.77 Tori Bowie USA 5/27/17 Eugene
21.88 Dina Asher-Smith Great Britain 10/2/19 Doha
21.97 Veronica Campbell-Brown Jamaica 8/28/15 Beijing
22.01 Candyce McGrone USA 8/28/15 Beijing
22.02 Kyra Jefferson USA 6/10/17 Eugene
22.04 Blessing Okagbare Nigeria 3/24/18 Abilene

Women’s 400 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
48.14 Salwa Eid Naser Bahrain 10/3/19 Doha
48.37 Shaunae Miller-Uibo The Bahamas 10/3/19 Doha
49.16 Antonina Krivoshapka Russia 7/5/12 Cheboksary Banned 2 years for doping in 2017
49.19 Aminatou Seyni Niger 7/5/19 Lausanne
49.26 Allyson Felix USA 8/27/15 Beijing
49.28 Sanya Richards-Ross USA 6/24/12 Eugene
Yuliya Gushchina Russia 7/5/12 Cheboksary
DQ’d from 2012 Olympics after drug test reanalysis revealed PEDs
49.33 Amantle Montsho Botswana 7/19/13 Monaco Banned two years in 2015 for stimulant
49.41 Christine Ohuruogu Great Britain 8/12/13 Moscow
49.47 Shericka Jackson Jamaica 10/3/19 Doha

Women’s 800 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
1:54.25 Caster Semenya South Africa 6/30/18 Paris
1:55.47 Francine Niyonsaba Burundi 7/21/17 Monaco
1:55.61 Ajee’ Wilson USA 7/21/17 Monaco Lost indoor AR after testing positive for zeranol in 2017 but USADA gave her no ban as it found “No fault”
1:56.15 Natoya Goule Jamaica 7/20/18 Monaco
1:56.71 Habitam Alemu Ethiopia 7/20/18 Monaco
1:56.76 Pamela Jelimo Kenya 7/7/12 Heusden
1:56.81 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 7/21/17 Monaco
1:56.87 Margaret Wambui Kenya 8/24/17 Zurich
1:56.99 Eunice Sum Kenya 7/4/15 Paris
1:57.01 Melissa Bishop Canada 7/21/17 Monaco

Women’s 1500 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
3:50.07 Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 7/17/15 Monaco
3:51.95 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 10/5/19 Doha
3:54.22 Faith Kipyegon Kenya 10/5/19 Doha
3:54.38 Gudaf Tsegay Ethiopia 10/5/19 Doha
3:54.99 Shelby Houlihan USA 10/5/19 Doha
3:55.22 Laura Muir Great Britain 8/27/16 Paris
3:56.12 Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Canada 10/5/19 Doha
3:56.29 Shannon Rowbury USA 7/17/15 Monaco
3:56.54 Abeba Aregawi Ethiopia 5/31/12 Rome
Provisionally suspended for meldonium in Feb ’16; suspension was lifted in July ’16 but hasn’t competed since
3:57.05 Hellen Obiri Kenya 5/31/14 Eugene

Women’s mile

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
4:12.33 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 7/12/19 Monaco
4:13.31i Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 2/17/16 Stockholm
4:16.14 Gudaf Tsegay Ethiopia 7/22/18 London
4:16.15 Hellen Obiri Kenya 7/22/18 London
4:16.71 Faith Kipyegon Kenya 9/11/15 Brussels
4:17.30 Jenny Simpson USA 7/22/18 London
4:17.60 Laura Weightman Great Britain 7/12/19 Monaco
4:17.87 Gabriela DeBues-Stafford Canada 7/12/19 Monaco
4:18.03 Laura Muir Great Britain 7/9/17 London
4:18.42 Rababe Arafi Morocco 7/12/19 Monaco

Women’s 3,000 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
8:16.60i Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 2/6/14 Stockholm Indoor WR
8:18.49 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 6/30/19 Stanford
8:20.07 Konstanze Klosterhalfen Germany 6/30/19 Stanford
8:20.27 Letesenbet Gidey Ethiopia 6/30/19 Stanford
8:20.68 Hellen Obiri Kenya 5/9/14 Doha
8:21.14 Mercy Cherono Kenya 5/9/14 Doha
8:22.22 Almaz Ayana Ethiopia 6/14/15 Rabat
8:23.55 Faith Kipyegon Kenya 5/9/14 Doha
8:24.41 Viola Kibiwot Kenya 5/9/14 Doha
8:24.46i Meseret Defar Ethiopia 2/6/10 Stuttgart

Top American

8:29.58 Jenny Simpson USA 9/5/14 Brussels

Women’s 5,000 meters

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
14:12.59 Almaz Ayana Ethiopia 6/2/16 Rome
14:15.41 Genzebe Dibaba Ethiopia 7/4/15 Paris
14:18.37 Hellen Obiri Kenya 6/8/17 Rome
14:20.68 Agnes Tirop Kenya 7/21/19 London
14:20.87 Vivian Cheruiyot Kenya 7/29/11 Stockholm
14:22.12 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 7/21/19 London
14:23.14 Letesenbet Gidey Ethiopia 7/13/18 Rabat
14:23.33 Senbere Teferi Ethiopia 7/13/18 Rabat
14:23.68 Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia 7/6/13 Paris
14:24.79i Meseret Defar Ethiopia 2/10/10 Stockholm

Top American

14:34.45 Shelby Houlihan USA 7/21/18 Heusden

Women’s 10,000 meters

Six of the top seven came from the 2016 Olympic final.

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
29:17.45 Almaz Ayana Ethiopia 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
29:32.53 Vivian Cheruiyot Kenya 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
29:42.56 Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
29:53.51 Alice Nawowuna Kenya 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
30:07.78 Betsy Saina Kenya 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
30:08.06 Meseret Defar Ethiopia 6/27/13 Sollentuna
30:13.17 Molly Huddle USA 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
30:17.62 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 9/28/19 Doha
30:21.23 Letesenbet Gidey Ethiopia 9/28/19 Doha
30:24.85 Florence Kiplagat Kenya 6/1/12 Eugene

Women’s 100-meter hurdles

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
12.20 Keni Harrison USA 7/22/16 London
12.26 Brianna McNeal USA 6/22/13 Des Moines
12.28 Sally Pearson Australia 9/3/11 Daegu
12.32 Danielle Williams Jamaica 7/20/19 London
12.34 Sharika Nelvis USA 6/26/15 Eugene
Nia Ali USA 10/6/19 Doha
12.35 Jasmin Stowers USA 5/15/15 Doha
12.37 Dawn Harper-Nelson USA 8/7/12 London
12.40 Jasmine Camacho-Quinn Puerto Rico 5/13/18 Knoxville
Janeek Brown Jamaica 6/8/19 Austin

Women’s 400-meter hurdles

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
52.16 Dalilah Muhammad USA 10/4/19 Doha
52.23 Sydney McLaughlin USA 10/4/19 Doha
52.47 Lashinda Demus USA 9/1/11 Daegu
52.70 Natalya Antyukh Russia 8/8/12 London
52.73 Melaine Walker Jamaica 9/1/11 Daegu
52.75 Shamier Little USA 6/25/17 Sacramento
52.79 Kaliese Spencer Jamaica 8/5/11 London
52.83 Zuzana Hejnova Czech Republic 8/15/13 Moscow
52.95 Kori Carter USA 6/25/17 Sacramento
53.11 Ashley Spencer USA 6/25/17 Sacramento
Ashley Spencer USA 7/28/19 Des Moines

Women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
8:44.32 Beatrice Chepkoech Kenya 7/20/18 Monaco
8:52.78 Ruth Jebet Bahrain 8/27/16 Paris Provisionally suspended for EPO in 2018
8:58.78 Celliphine Chespol Kenya 5/26/17 Eugene
8:59.62 Norah Jeruto Kenya 8/31/18 Brussels
9:00.01 Hyvin Kiyeng Kenya 5/28/16 Eugene
9:00.85 Courtney Frerichs USA 7/20/18 Monaco
9:02.35 Emma Coburn USA 9/30/19 Doha
9:03.30 Gesa Krause Germany 9/30/19 Doha
9:05.36 Habiba Ghribi Tunisia 9/11/15 Brussels
9:05.68 Winfred Yavi Bahrain 9/30/19 Doha

Women’s half marathon

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
64:51 Joyciline Jepkosgei Kenya 10/22/17 Valencia
64:52 Fancy Chemutai Kenya 2/9/18 Ras Al Khaimah
64:55 Mary Keitany Kenya 2/9/18 Ras Al Khaimah
65:04 Joan Melly Kenya 4/7/18 Prague
65:06 Peres Jepchirchir Kenya 2/10/17 Ras Al Khaimah
65:07 Caroline Kipkirui Kenya 2/9/18 Ras Al Khaimah
65:09 Florence Kiplagat Kenya 2/15/15 Barcelona
65:15 Sifan Hassan Netherlands 9/16/18 Copenhagen
65:22 Violah Jepchumba Bahrain 4/1/17 Prague
65:28 Brigid Kosgei Kenya 3/15/19 Manama

Top American

67:25 Molly Huddle USA 1/14/18 Houston

Women’s marathon

Record-eligible courses only.

Time Athlete Country Date Location Note
2:14:04 Brigid Kosgei Kenya 10/13/19 Chicago
2:17:01 Mary Keitany Kenya 4/23/17 London
2:17:08 Ruth Chepngetich Kenya 1/25/19 Dubai
2:17:41 Worknesh Degefa Ethiopia 1/25/19 Dubai
2:17:56 Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopia 4/23/17 London
2:18:11 Gladys Cherono Kenya 9/16/18 Berlin
2:18:30 Roza Dereje Ethiopia 12/1/19 Valencia
2:18:31 Vivian Cheruiyot Kenya 4/22/18 London
2:18:33 Azmera Abreha Ethiopia 12/1/19 Valencia
2:18:34 Ruti Aga Ethiopia 9/16/18 Berlin

Top American

2:20:57 Jordan Hasay USA 10/8/17 Chicago

Women’s high jump

Five-way tie for 10th.

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
2.07m Anna Chicherova Russia 7/22/11 Cheboksary
In 2016, she was stripped of her ’08 Olympic bronze following sample retest
2.06mi Blanka Vlasic Croatia 2/6/10 Arnstadt
2.06m Mariya Lasitskene Authorized Neutral Athlete 7/6/17 Lausanne
Mariya Lasitskene Authorized Neutral Athlete 6/20/19 Ostrava
2.05m Chaunté Lowe USA 6/26/10 Des Moines
2.04mi Antonietta Di Martino Italy 2/9/11 Banksa Bystrica
2.04m Irina Gordeyeva Russia 8/19/12 Eberstadt
Brigetta Barrett USA 6/22/13 Des Moines
Yaroslava Mahuchikh Ukraine 9/30/19 Doha
2.03m Svetlana Shkolina Russia 8/11/12 London Banned 4 years for doping in 2019
Svetlana Shkolina Russia 8/17/13 Moscow
2.02mi Ariane Friedrich Germany 2/28/10 Karlsruhe
2.02m Ariane Friedrich Germany 7/10/10 Heusden
2.02mi Kamila Licwinko Poland 2/21/15 Torun
2.02m Elena Vallortigara Italy 7/22/18 London
Nafissatou Thiam Belgium 6/22/19 Talence
Yuliya Levchenko Ukraine 9/10/19 Minsk

Women’s pole vault

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
5.03mi Jenn Suhr USA 1/30/16 Brockport Indoor WR
5.01mi Yelena Isinbayeva Russia 2/23/12 Stockholm
5.00m Sandi Morris USA 9/9/16 Brussels American outdoor record
4.95m Anzhelika Sidorova Authorized Neutral Athlete 9/29/19 Doha
4.94m Eliza McCartney New Zealand 7/17/18 Jockgrim
4.91m Yarisley Silva Cuba 8/2/15 Beckum
Katerina Stefanidi Greece 8/6/17 London
4.91mi Katie Nageotte USA 2/18/18 Albuquerque
4.90mi Demi Payne USA 2/20/16 New York Banned four years for doping in 2016
4.87mi Holly Bradshaw Great Britain 1/20/12 Villeurbanne
4.87m Fabiana Murer Brazil 7/3/16 Sao Bernardo do Campo

Women’s long jump

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
7.31m Brittney Reese USA 7/2/16 Eugene
7.30m Malaika Mihambo Germany 10/6/19 Doha
7.24mi Ivana Spanovic Serbia 3/5/17 Belgrade
7.17m Tianna Bartoletta USA 8/17/16 Rio de Janeiro
7.16m Sosthene Moguenara-Taroum Germany 5/29/16 Weinheim
7.13m Olga Kucherenko Russia 5/27/10 Sochi Banned 2 years for doping in 2017
7.11m Anna Klyashtornaya Russia 6/20/12 Moscow
Retroactively DQ’d from ’12 Olympics after sample retest
7.10m Chelsea Hayes USA 7/1/12 Eugene
7.08m Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova Belarus 6/12/12 Minsk
7.07m Yelena Sokolova Russia 8/8/12 London
Shara Proctor Great Britain 8/28/15 Beijing

Women’s triple jump

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
15.41m Yulimar Rojas Venezuela 9/6/19 Andujar
15.31m Caterine Ibarguen Colombia 7/18/14 Monaco
15.25m Olga Rypakova Kazakhstan 9/4/10 Split
15.09m Yargelis Savigne Cuba 7/22/10 Monaco
15.04m Yekaterina Koneva Russia 5/30/15 Eugene
14.99m Olha Saladukha Ukraine 6/29/12 Helsinki
14.93m Shanieka Ricketts Jamaica 8/29/19 Zurich
14.84m Tori Franklin USA 5/12/18 Baie Mahault
14.82mi Yamile Aldama Great Britain 3/10/12 Istanbul
14.78m Hanna Knyazheva-Minenko Israel 8/24/15 Beijing

Women’s shot put

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
21.24m Valerie Adams New Zealand 8/29/11 Daegu
20.77m Christina Schwanitz Germany 5/20/15 Beijing
20.63m Michelle Carter USA 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro
20.43m Lijiao Gong China 5/21/16 Halle
20.22m Yevgeniya Kolodko Russia 5/27/12 Adler Stripped of ’12 Olympic medal after sample retest
20.18m Jillian Camarena-Williams USA 7/8/11 Paris
19.95m Yanina Korolchik-Provalinskaya Belarus 6/4/10 Minsk
Ling Li China 7/25/12 Wiesbaden
19.90mi Anca Heltne Romania 2/20/10 Bucharest Banned 2 years for doping in ’10; banned 8 years for doping in ’14
19.87m Anita Marton Hungary 8/12/16 Rio de Janeiro

Women’s discus

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
71.41m Sandra Perkovic Croatia 7/18/17 Bellinzona
70.65m Denia Caballero Cuba 6/20/15 Bilbao
69.64m Dani Stevens Australia 8/13/17 London
69.39m Yaime Perez Cuba 7/16/19 Sotteville
69.17m Gia Lewis-Smallwood USA 8/30/14 Angers
68.89m Nadine Muller Germany 3/18/12 Bar
68.49m Julia Harting Germany 5/21/16 Halle
68.03m Yarelis Barrios Cuba 3/22/12 Havana Stripped of her ’08 Olympic silver in ’16 after sample retest
67.98m Yanfeng Li China 6/5/11 Schonebeck
67.86m Siyu Gu China 5/19/13 Wiesbaden

Women’s hammer

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
82.98m Anita Wlodarczyk Poland 8/28/16 Warsaw
79.42m Betty Heidler Germany 5/21/11 Halle
78.51m Tatyana Lysenko Russia 7/5/12 Cheboksary Banned 8 years for doping in 2019
78.24m DeAnna Price USA 7/27/19 Des Moines
77.78m Gwen Berry USA 6/8/18 Chorzow
77.68m Zheng Wang China 3/29/14 Chengdu
77.33m Wenxiu Zhang China 9/28/14 Incheon
77.13m Oksana Kondratyeva Russia 6/30/13 Zhukovskiy
77.08m Gulfiya Khanafeyeva Russia 6/23/12 Zhukovskiy Banned 8 years for doping in 2019
76.85m Malwina Kopron Poland 8/26/17 Taipei

Women’s javelin

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
71.58m Barbora Spotakova Czech Republic 9/2/11 Daegu
70.53m Mariya Abakumova Russia 9/1/13 Berlin Stripped of ’08 Olympic medal after sample retest in ’16
69.57m Christina Obergfoll Germany 9/8/11 Zurich
69.35m Sunette Viljoen South Africa 6/9/12 New York
68.92m Kathryn Mitchell Australia 4/11/18 Gold Coast
68.43m Sara Kolak Croatia 7/6/17 Lausanne
67.98m Huihui Lyu China 8/2/19 Shenyang
67.90m Christin Hussong Germany 8/10/18 Berlin
67.70m Kelsey-Lee Barber Australia 7/9/19 Lucerne
67.69m Katharina Molitor Germany 8/30/15 Beijing

Top American

66.67m Kara Winger USA 6/25/10 Des Moines

Women’s heptathlon

Mark Athlete Country Date Location Note
7013 Nafissatou Thiam Belgium 5/27 – 5/28/17 Gotzis
6981 Katarina Johnson-Thompson Great Britain 10/3 – 10/4/19 Doha
6955 Jessica Ennis-Hill Great Britain 8/3 – 8/4/12 London
6836 Carolin Schafer Germany 5/27 – 5/28/17 Gotzis
6815 Laura Ikauniece Latvia 5/27 – 5/28/17 Gotzis
6808 Brianne Theisen-Eaton Canada 5/30 – 5/31/15 Gotzis
6778 Nataliya Dobrynska Ukraine 7/30 – 7/31/10 Barcelona
6742 Yorgelis Rodriguez Cuba 5/26 – 5/27/18 Gotzis
6735 Hyleas Fountain USA 6/25 – 6/26/10 Des Moines
6725 Erica Bougard USA 5/26 – 5/27/18 Gotzis

Talk about the top marks on our fan forum / messageboard. MB: The 2010-2019 Malcolm Gladwell Decade Records: Here Are The Top 10 Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Performers of the 2010s.


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