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Current Olympic Record Holders in Athletics

Athlete Gender Country Sport Notes
Virgilijus Alekna Male LTU ATH Discus throw 69.89 (2004)
Charles Austin Male USA ATH High jump 2.39 (1996)
Almaz Ayana Female ETH ATH 10000 m 29:17.45 (2016)
Bob Beamon Male USA ATH Long jump 8.90 (1968)
Kenenisa Bekele Male ETH ATH 5000 m 12:57.82 (2008) and 10000 m 27:01.17 (2008)
Yohan Blake Male JAM ATH 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Usain Bolt Male JAM ATH 100 m 9.63 (2012), 200 m 19.30 (2008), and 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Thiago Braz Male BRA ATH Pole vault 6.03 (2016)
Olha Bryzhina Female URS, EUN ATH 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
Nesta Carter Male JAM ATH 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Chen Ding Male CHN ATH 20 km walk 1-18:46 (2012)
Vivian Cheruiyot Female KEN ATH 5000 m 14:26.17 (2016)
Ryan Crouser Male USA ATH Shot put 22.52 (2016)
Ashton Eaton Male USA ATH Decathlon 8893 (2016) shared
Allyson Felix Female USA ATH 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Michael Frater Male JAM ATH 4×100 m relay 36.84 (2012)
Tiki Gelana Female ETH ATH Marathon 2-23:07 (2012)
Florence Griffith Joyner Female USA ATH 100 m 10.54w (1988)/10.62 (1988) and 200 m 21.34 (1988)
Kenny Harrison Male USA ATH Triple jump 18.09 (1996)
Martina Hellmann Female GDR, GER ATH Discus throw 72.30 (1988)
Yelena Isinbayeva Female RUS ATH Pole vault 5.05 (2008)
Paula Ivan Female ROU ATH 1500 m 3:53.96 (1988)
Carmelita Jeter Female USA ATH 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Female USA ATH Long jump 7.40 (1988) and Heptathlon 7291 (1988)
Conseslus Kipruto Male KEN ATH 3000 m steeplechase 8:03.28 (2016)
Sergey Kirdyapkin Male RUS ATH 50 km walk 3-35:59 (2012)
Bianca Knight Female USA ATH 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Yelena Lashmanova Female RUS ATH 20 km walk 1-25:02 (2012)
Tatyana Ledovskaya Female URS, EUN, BLR ATH 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
Sergey Litvinov Male URS ATH Hammer throw 84.80 (1988)
Liu Xiang Male CHN ATH 110 m hurdles 12.91 (2004)
Tianna Madison-Bartoletta Female USA ATH 4×100 m relay 40.82 (2012)
Françoise Mbango Female CMR ATH Triple jump 15.39 (2008)
Sally McLellan-Pearson Female AUS ATH 100 m hurdles 12.35 (2012)
Osleidys Menéndez Female CUB ATH Javelin throw 71.53 (2004)
LaShawn Merritt Male USA ATH 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Olga Nazarova Female URS, EUN ATH 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
David Neville Male USA ATH 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Noah Ngeny Male KEN ATH 1500 m 3:32.07 (2000)
Nadiya Olizarenko Female URS ATH 800 m 1:53.43 (1980)
Marie-José Pérec Female FRA ATH 400 m 48.25 (1996)
Mariya Pinigina Female URS ATH 4×400 m relay 3:15.18 (1988)
David Rudisha Male KEN ATH 800 m 1:40.91 (2012)
Gulnara Samitova-Galkina Female RUS ATH 3000 m steeplechase 8:58.81 (2008)
Ilona Schoknecht-Slupianek Female GDR ATH Shot put 22.41 (1980)
Roman Šebrle Male CZE ATH Decathlon 8893 (2004) shared
Yelena Slesarenko Female RUS ATH High jump 2.06 (2004)
Angelo Taylor Male USA ATH 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Andreas Thorkildsen Male NOR ATH Javelin throw 90.57 (2008)
Wayde van Niekerk Male RSA ATH 400 m 43.03 (2016)
Melaine Walker Female JAM ATH 400 m hurdles 52.64 (2008)
Sammy Wanjiru Male KEN ATH Marathon 2-06:32 (2008)
Jeremy Wariner Male USA ATH 4×400 m relay 2:55.39 (2008)
Anita Włodarczyk Female POL ATH Hammer throw 82.29 (2016)
Kevin Young Male USA ATH 400 m hurdles 46.78 (1992)