Athletics
60 metres hurdles
World records
MenUnited States Grant Holloway 7.29 (2021, 2022)
WomenSweden Susanna Kallur 7.68 (2008)
World Indoor Championship records
MenUnited States Grant Holloway 7.29 (2022)
WomenUnited States Kendra Harrison 7.70 (2018)
Athletes running the 60m hurdles at the BW Bank Meeting in Karlsruhe, 2010
Athletes running the 60m hurdles at the BW Bank Meeting in Karlsruhe, 2010

60 metres hurdles is a distance in hurdling which is generally run in indoor competitions. It is equivalent with the first 60 metres including the first 5 hurdles of a standard outdoor hurdle race.[citation needed] The current women's and men's world records are 7.68 seconds (Susanna Kallur) and 7.29 seconds (Grant Holloway), respectively.

Area records

Updated February 2021.[1]

Area Men Women
Time Athlete Nation Time Athlete Nation
Africa 7.52 Shaun Bownes  South Africa 7.82 Glory Alozie  Nigeria
Asia 7.41 Liu Xiang  China 7.82 Olga Shishigina  Kazakhstan
Europe 7.30 Colin Jackson  United Kingdom 7.68 Susanna Kallur  Sweden
North, Central America and Caribbean 7.29 Grant Holloway  United States 7.70 Sharika Nelvis
Kendra Harrison
 United States
Oceania 7.73 Kyle Vander-Kuyp  Australia 7.73 Sally Pearson  Australia
South America 7.60 Márcio de Souza
Gabriel Constantino
 Brazil 7.91 Yvette Lewis  Panama

All-time top 25

Indoor results only

Men

Ath.# Perf.# Time (s) Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 1 7.29 Grant Holloway  United States 24 FEB 2021 Madrid [4]
1 7.29 Holloway #2 20 MAR 2022 Belgrade [5]
2 3 7.30 Colin Jackson  United Kingdom 06 MAR 1994 Sindelfingen
4 7.32 Holloway #3 09 FEB 2021 Liévin
Holloway #4 24 FEB 2021 Madrid
3 6 7.33 Dayron Robles  Cuba 08 FEB 2008 Düsseldorf
7 7.34 Robles #2 14 MAR 2010 Doha
8 7.35 Holloway #5 09 MAR 2019 Birmingham
Holloway #6 24 JAN 2021 Fayetteville
Holloway #7 17 FEB 2022 Liévin
4 11 7.36 Greg Foster  United States 16 JAN 1987 Los Angeles
11 7.36 Jackson #2 12 FEB 1994 Glasgow
4 11 7.36 Allen Johnson  United States 06 MAR 2004 Budapest
11 7.36 Robles #3 02 FEB 2008 Stuttgart
4 11 7.36 Terrence Trammell  United States 14 MAR 2010 Doha
7 16 7.37 Roger Kingdom  United States 08 MAR 1989 Piraeus
Anier García  Cuba 09 FEB 2000 Piraeus
Tony Dees  United States 18 FEB 2000 Chemnitz
16 7.37 Trammell #2 01 MAR 2009 Boston
7 16 7.37 David Oliver  United States 05 FEB 2011 Stuttgart
16 7.37 Holloway #8 06 FEB 2022 New York City
Holloway #9 27 FEB 2022 Spokane
23 7.38 Jackson #3 09 FEB 1994 Ghent
Jackson #4 26 FEB 1994 Birmingham
Jackson #5 26 FEB 1994 Birmingham
Johnson #2 12 FEB 1995 Karlsruhe
11 23 7.38 Mark Crear  United States 08 MAR 1998 Sindelfingen
Reggie Torian  United States 27 FEB 1999 Atlanta
23 7.38 Jackson #6 05 MAR 1999 Maebashi
Robles #4 03 FEB 2007 Stuttgart
Holloway #10 14 FEB 2020 Clemson
Holloway #11 24 JAN 2021 Fayetteville
Holloway #12 09 FEB 2021 Liévin
Holloway #13 17 FEB 2021 Toruń
11 23 7.38 Trey Cunningham  United States 12 MAR 2022 Birmingham [6]
14 7.40 A Dexter Faulk  United States 25 FEB 2012 Albuquerque
7.40 Yoel Hernández  Cuba 16 FEB 2000 Madrid
16 7.41 Mark McKoy  Canada 14 MAR 1993 Toronto
Courtney Hawkins  United States 12 MAR 1995 Barcelona
Falk Balzer  Germany 29 JAN 1999 Chemnitz
Liu Xiang  China 18 FEB 2012 Birmingham
Dimitri Bascou  France 13 FEB 2016 Berlin
Omar McLeod  Jamaica 20 MAR 2016 Portland
Daniel Roberts  United States 09 MAR 2019 Birmingham [7]
23 7.42 Igor Kazanovs  Latvia 25 FEB 1989 Moscow
Anthony Jarrett  United Kingdom 19 FEB 1995 Liévin
Ladji Doucouré  France 26 FEB 2005 Liévin
Wilhem Belocian  France 07 MAR 2021 Toruń [8]

Women

Ath.# Perf.# Time (s) Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 1 7.68 Susanna Kallur  Sweden 10 FEB 2008 Karlsruhe
2 2 7.69 Ludmila Narozhilenko  Soviet Union 04 FEB 1990 Chelyabinsk
3 7.70 Narozhilenko #2 11 FEB 1993 Madrid
3 3 7.70 A Sharika Nelvis  United States 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [11]
7.70 Kendra Harrison  United States 03 MAR 2018 Birmingham [12]
6 7.71 Narozhilenko #3 04 FEB 1990 Chelyabinsk
7 7.72 Kallur #2 02 FEB 2008 Stuttgart
5 7 7.72 Lolo Jones  United States 13 MAR 2010 Doha
7 7.72 Harrison #2 09 FEB 2018 Clemson
7.72 A Harrison #3 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [11]
6 11 7.73 Cornelia Oschkenat  East Germany 25 FEB 1989 Vienna
Sally Pearson  Australia 10 MAR 2012 Istanbul
7.73 A Christina Manning  United States 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [11]
9 14 7.74 Yordanka Donkova  Bulgaria 14 FEB 1987 Sofia
14 7.74 Narozhilenko #4 04 MAR 1990 Glasgow
9 14 7.74 Michelle Freeman  Jamaica 03 FEB 1998 Madrid
Gail Devers  United States 01 MAR 2003 Boston
14 7.74 Kallur #3 21 FEB 2008 Stockholm
7.74 A Harrison #4 05 MAR 2017 Albuquerque
12 20 7.75 Bettine Jahn  East Germany 05 MAR 1983 Budapest
Perdita Felicien  Canada 07 MAR 2004 Budapest
20 7.75 Kallur #4 29 JAN 2008 Gothenburg
Kallur #5 16 FEB 2008 Birmingham
Harrison #5 21 JAN 2017 Lexington
12 20 7.75 Danielle Williams  Jamaica 11 FEB 2022 Clemson [13]
15 7.76 Gloria Siebert  Germany 5 FEB 1988 Sindelfingen
Brianna Rollins  United States 12 MAR 2016 Portland
17 7.77 Zofia Bielczyk  Poland 01 MAR 1980 Sindelfingen
Nadine Visser  Netherlands 07 MAR 2021 Toruń [14]
19 7.78 Brigita Bukovec  Slovenia 07 FEB 1999 Stuttgart
Grace Stark  United States 12 MAR 2022 Birmingham [15]
Cyréna Samba-Mayela  France 19 MAR 2022 Belgrade [16]
22 7.79 A Kellie Wells  United States 27 FEB 2011 Albuquerque
7.79 Pamela Dutkiewicz  Germany 18 FEB 2017 Leipzig [17]
24 7.80 Carolin Nytra  Germany 04 MAR 2011 Paris
Tiffany Porter  United Kingdom 04 MAR 2011 Paris
7.80 A Nia Ali  United States 23 FEB 2014 Albuquerque

World Indoor Championships medalists

Men

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1985 Paris[A]
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 Stéphane Caristan (FRA)  Javier Moracho (ESP)  Jon Ridgeon (GBR)
1987 Indianapolis
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 Tonie Campbell (USA)  Stéphane Caristan (FRA)  Nigel Walker (GBR)
1989 Budapest
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 Roger Kingdom (USA)  Colin Jackson (GBR)  Igors Kazanovs (URS)
1991 Seville
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 Greg Foster (USA)  Igors Kazanovs (URS)  Mark McKoy (CAN)
1993 Toronto
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 Mark McKoy (CAN)  Colin Jackson (GBR)  Tony Dees (USA)
1995 Barcelona
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 Allen Johnson (USA)  Courtney Hawkins (USA)  Tony Jarrett (GBR)
1997 Paris
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 Anier García (CUB)  Colin Jackson (GBR)  Tony Dees (USA)
1999 Maebashi
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 Colin Jackson (GBR)  Reggie Torian (USA)  Falk Balzer (GER)
2001 Lisbon
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 Terrence Trammell (USA)  Anier García (CUB)  Shaun Bownes (RSA)
2003 Birmingham
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 Allen Johnson (USA)  Anier García (CUB)  Liu Xiang (CHN)
2004 Budapest
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 Allen Johnson (USA)  Liu Xiang (CHN)  Maurice Wignall (JAM)
2006 Moscow
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 Terrence Trammell (USA)  Dayron Robles (CUB)  Dominique Arnold (USA)
2008 Valencia
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 Liu Xiang (CHN)  Allen Johnson (USA)  Evgeniy Borisov (RUS)
 Staņislavs Olijars (LAT)
2010 Doha
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 Dayron Robles (CUB)  Terrence Trammell (USA)  David Oliver (USA)
2012 Istanbul
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 Aries Merritt (USA)  Liu Xiang (CHN)  Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA)
2014 Sopot
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 Omo Osaghae (USA)  Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA)  Garfield Darien (FRA)
2016 Portland
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 Omar McLeod (JAM)  Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA)  Dimitri Bascou (FRA)
2018 Birmingham
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 Andrew Pozzi (GBR)  Jarret Eaton (USA)  Aurel Manga (FRA)
2022 Belgrade
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 Grant Holloway (USA)  Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (FRA)  Jarret Eaton (USA)

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)115521
2 Great Britain (GBR)2338
3 Cuba (CUB)2305
4 France (FRA)1449
5 China (CHN)1214
6 Canada (CAN)1012
 Jamaica (JAM)1012
8 Soviet Union (URS)0112
9 Spain (ESP)0101
10 Germany (GER)0011
 Latvia (LAT)0011
 Russia (RUS)0011
 South Africa (RSA)0011
Totals (13 nations)19192058

Women

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1985 Paris[A]
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 Xénia Siska (HUN)  Laurence Elloy (FRA)  Anne Piquereau (FRA)
1987 Indianapolis
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 Cornelia Oschkenat (GDR)  Yordanka Donkova (BUL)  Ginka Zagorcheva (BUL)
1989 Budapest
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 Yelizaveta Chernyshova (URS)  Ludmila Narozhilenko (URS)  Cornelia Oschkenat (GDR)
1991 Seville
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 Ludmila Narozhilenko (URS)  Monique Ewanje (FRA)  Aliuska López (CUB)
1993 Toronto
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 Julie Baumann (SUI)  LaVonna Martin (USA)  Patricia Girard-Léno (FRA)
1995 Barcelona
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 Aliuska López (CUB)  Olga Shishiginia (KAZ)  Brigita Bukovec (SLO)
1997 Paris
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 Michelle Freeman (JAM)  Gillian Russell (JAM)  Cheryl Dickey (USA)
1999 Maebashi
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 Olga Shishigina (KAZ)  Glory Alozie (NGR)  Keturah Anderson (CAN)
2001 Lisbon
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 Anjanette Kirkland (USA)  Michelle Freeman (JAM)  Nicole Ramalalanirina (FRA)
2003 Birmingham
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 Gail Devers (USA)  Glory Alozie (ESP)  Melissa Morrison (USA)
2004 Budapest
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 Perdita Felicien (CAN)  Gail Devers (USA)  Linda Ferga-Khodadin (FRA)
2006 Moscow
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 Derval O'Rourke (IRL)  Glory Alozie (ESP)  Susanna Kallur (SWE)
2008 Valencia
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 LoLo Jones (USA)  Candice Davis (USA)  Anay Tejeda (RUS)
2010 Doha
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 LoLo Jones (USA)  Perdita Felicien (CAN)  Priscilla Lopes-Schliep (CAN)
2012 Istanbul
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 Sally Pearson (AUS)  Tiffany Porter (GBR)  Alina Talay (BLR)
2014 Sopot
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 Nia Ali (USA)  Sally Pearson (AUS)  Tiffany Porter (GBR)
2016 Portland
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 Nia Ali (USA)  Brianna Rollins (USA)  Tiffany Porter (GBR)
2018 Birmingham
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 Kendra Harrison (USA)  Christina Manning (USA)  Nadine Visser (NED)
2022 Belgrade
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 Cyréna Samba-Mayela (FRA)  Devynne Charlton (BAH)  Gabriele Cunningham (USA)

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)75315
2 Soviet Union (URS)2103
3 France (FRA)1247
4 Jamaica (JAM)1203
5 Canada (CAN)1124
6 Australia (AUS)1102
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)1102
8 Cuba (CUB)1012
 East Germany (GDR)1012
10 Hungary (HUN)1001
 Ireland (IRL)1001
  Switzerland (SUI)1001
13 Spain (ESP)0202
14 Great Britain (GBR)0123
15 Bulgaria (BUL)0112
16 Bahamas (BAH)0101
 Nigeria (NGR)0101
18 Belarus (BLR)0011
 Netherlands (NED)0011
 Russia (RUS)0011
 Slovenia (SLO)0011
 Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (22 nations)19191957

Season's bests

Notes

  1. ^ This performance was at the European Indoor Championships. Alozie represented Spain having recently switched allegiance from Nigeria. She was subsequently disqualified as the required transfer formalities had not been properly completed. This fact does not affect the statistical validity of the performance.

References

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