Athletissima
Stade olympique de la Pontaise
DateJune - July
LocationLausanne, Switzerland Switzerland
Event typeTrack and field
World Athletics Cat.GW[1]
Established8 July 1977
Official siteDiamond League – Lausanne

Athletissima is an annual athletics meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the Diamond League.

The first edition was held on 8 July 1977 in the Stade Pierre de Coubertin. In 1986 the event was moved to the Stade olympique de la Pontaise.

The UBS has been the main sponsor of Athletissima Lausanne since 1982.[2] Other sponsors are Vaudoise Assurances, Omega, Erdgas and Nike.[3]

World records

Over the course of its history, three world records have been set at Athletissima.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2006 110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang  China
2005 Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia
1994 100 m 9.85 (+1.2 m/s) Leroy Burrell  United States

Meeting records

Men

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.69 (-0.1 m/s) DLR Yohan Blake  Jamaica 23 August 2012 [4]
200 m 19.50 (-0.1 m/s) Noah Lyles  United States 5 July 2019 [5]
400 m 43.62 DLR Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 6 July 2017 [6]
800 m 1:42.61 Wilson Kipketer  Denmark 2 July 1997
1000 m 2:13.49 DLR Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti 25 August 2016 [7]
1500 m 3:28.77 Timothy Cheruiyot  Kenya 5 July 2019 [8]
3000 m 7:30.62 Daniel Komen  Kenya 2 July 1999
5000 m 12:55.23 Muktar Edris  Ethiopia 6 July 2017 [9]
110 m hurdles 12.88 (+1.1 m/s) Liu Xiang  China 11 July 2006
400 m hurdles 47.14 Edwin Moses  United States 14 July 1981
3000 m steeplechase 8:01.62 Brimin Kiprop Kipruto  Kenya 8 July 2010
High jump 2.41 m Bohdan Bondarenko  Ukraine 4 July 2013 [10]
Pole vault 6.07 m Armand Duplantis  Sweden 2 September 2020 [11]
Long jump 8.56 m Iván Pedroso  Cuba 5 July 1995
Triple jump 18.06 m Christian Taylor  United States 9 July 2015 [12]
Shot put 22.81 m Ryan Crouser  United States 26 August 2021 [13]
Discus throw 70.53 m Virgilijus Alekna  Lithuania 5 July 2005
Javelin throw 90.16 m Keshorn Walcott  Trinidad and Tobago 9 July 2015 [14]
Javelin throw (tail drag model) 90.72 m Jan Železný  Czechoslovakia 10 July 1991

Women

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.60 (+1.7 m/s) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce  Jamaica 26 August 2021 [15]
200 m 22.07 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 5 July 1995
400 m 49.17 Salwa Eid Naser  Bahrain 5 July 2019 [16]
800 m 1:56.25 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 2 July 2002
1500 m 3:57.34 Shelby Houlihan  United States 5 July 2018 [17]
Mile 4:16.05 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 6 July 2017 [18]
3000 m 8:31.84 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 25 August 2016 [19]
100 m hurdles 12.40 (+1.2 m/s) Gail Devers  United States 2 July 2002
400 m hurdles 53.05 Femke Bol  Netherlands 26 August 2021 [20]
3000 m steeplechase 9:16.99 Virginia Nyambura  Kenya 9 July 2015 [21]
High jump 2.06 m DLR Mariya Lasitskene  Russia 6 July 2017 [22]
Pole vault 4.93 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia 5 July 2005
Long jump 7.48 m (+0.4 m/s) Heike Drechsler  Germany 8 July 1992
Triple jump 15.52 m (+0.6 m/s) DLR Yulimar Rojas  Venezuela 26 August 2021 [23]
Shot put 20.95 m Valerie Adams  New Zealand 23 August 2012 [24]
Discus throw 68.96 m Sandra Perković  Croatia 4 July 2013 [25]
Javelin throw 68.43 m Sara Kolak  Croatia 6 July 2017 [26]
4 × 100 m relay 42.29 Ajla del Ponte
Sarah Atcho
Mujinga Kambundji
Salomé Kora
  Switzerland 5 July 2018 [27]

See also

Notes and references

  1. ^ "IAAF World Ranking Calendar". IAAF. 2019.
  2. ^ "Athletissima". global. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  3. ^ "Meeting Club Athletissima - Diamond League - Lausanne". lausanne.diamondleague.com. Retrieved 2017-06-04.
  4. ^ "100m Results". IAAF. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  5. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 23 July 2019.
  6. ^ "400m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  7. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  8. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  9. ^ "5000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  10. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 February 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  11. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 2 September 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  12. ^ "Triple Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  13. ^ Simon Turnbull (27 August 2021). "Fraser-Pryce and Rojas show their class in Lausanne". World Athletics. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  14. ^ "Javelin Throw Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  15. ^ Simon Turnbull (27 August 2021). "Fraser-Pryce and Rojas show their class in Lausanne". World Athletics. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  16. ^ Jon Mulkeen (5 July 2019). "Lyles and Cheruiyot lead meeting record rampage in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  17. ^ "1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 16 July 2018.
  18. ^ "Mile Run Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  19. ^ "3000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2016.
  20. ^ Simon Turnbull (27 August 2021). "Fraser-Pryce and Rojas show their class in Lausanne". World Athletics. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  21. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  22. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 6 July 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2017.
  23. ^ Simon Turnbull (27 August 2021). "Fraser-Pryce and Rojas show their class in Lausanne". World Athletics. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
  24. ^ "Women's Shot Put Results". IAAF. 23 August 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  25. ^ "Discus Throw Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  26. ^ Phil Minshull (6 July 2017). "Kolak comes of age in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 10 July 2017.
  27. ^ "Women's 4×100m Relay Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 14 July 2018.