Herculis
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Herculis in 2005
DateJuly
LocationFontvieille, Monaco Monaco
Event typeTrack and field
World Athletics Cat.GW[1]
Established1987
Official siteDiamond League – Monaco

The Herculis is an annual track and field meet at Stade Louis II in Fontvieille, Monaco. Previously one of the five IAAF Super Grand Prix events, it is now part of the Diamond League.

World records

Over the course of its history, five world records have been set at Herculis.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2020 5000 m 12:35.36 Joshua Cheptegei  Uganda
2019 Mile 4:12.33 Sifan Hassan  Netherlands
2018 3000m steeplechase 8:44.32 Beatrice Chepkoech  Kenya
2015 1500 m 3:50.07 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia
2008 Pole vault 5.04 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia

Meeting records

Men

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.78 (-0.3 m/s) Justin Gatlin  United States 17 July 2015 [2]
200 m 19.65 (+0.9 m/s) Noah Lyles  United States 20 July 2018 [3]
400 m 43.73 Wayde van Niekerk  South Africa 21 July 2017 [4]
800 m 1:41.89 Nijel Amos  Botswana 12 July 2019 [5]
1500 m 3:26.69 DLR Asbel Kiprop  Kenya 17 July 2015 [6]
Mile 3:56.75 John Ngugi  Kenya 12 August 1990
2000 m 5:00.97 Mohamed Choumassi  Morocco 2 August 1994
3000 m 7:25.02 Ali Saidi-Sief  Algeria 18 August 2000
5000 m 12:35.36 WR DLR Joshua Cheptegei  Uganda 14 August 2020 [7]
110 m hurdles 12.93 (0.0 m/s) Aries Merritt  United States 20 July 2012 [8]
400 m hurdles 47.08 Karsten Warholm  Norway 9 July 2021 [9]
3000 m steeplechase 7:53.64 DLR Brimin Kipruto  Kenya 22 July 2011 [10]
High jump 2.40 Bohdan Bondarenko  Ukraine 18 July 2014
Danil Lysenko  ANA 20 July 2018 [11]
Pole vault 6.02 m Piotr Lisek  Poland 12 July 2019 [12]
Long jump 8.58 m (−0.8 m/s) Ivan Pedroso  Cuba 25 July 1995
Triple jump 17.82 m (+0.2 m/s) Christian Taylor  United States 12 July 2019 [13]
Shot put 22.56 m Joe Kovacs  United States 17 July 2015 [14]
Discus throw 69.08 m Lars Riedel  Germany 25 July 1995
Javelin throw 90.20 m Raymond Hecht  Germany 10 August 1996
4 × 100 metres relay 37.58 USA "Red"
Charles Silmon
Mike Rodgers
Mookie Salaam
Justin Gatlin
 United States 19 July 2013 [15]

Women

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.72 Marion Jones  United States 8 August 1998
200 m 21.77 Merlene Ottey  Jamaica 7 August 1993
400 m 48.97 DLR Shaunae Miller-Uibo  Bahamas 20 July 2018 [16]
800 m 1:54.60 Caster Semenya  South Africa 20 July 2018 [17]
1000 m 2:29.15 DLR Faith Kipyegon  Kenya 14 August 2020 [18]
1500 m 3:50.07 WR DLR Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 17 July 2015 [19]
Mile 4:12.33 WR DLR Sifan Hassan  Netherlands 12 July 2019 [20]
5000 m 14:22.12 Hellen Obiri  Kenya 14 August 2020 [21]
100 m hurdles 12.42 Gail Devers  United States 19 July 2002
400 m hurdles 52.63 Lashinda Demus  United States 28 July 2009
3000 m steeplechase 8:44.32 WR DLR Beatrice Chepkoech  Kenya 20 July 2018 [22]
High jump 2.05 m Mariya Lasitskene  Russia 21 July 2017 [23]
Pole vault 5.04 m Yelena Isinbayeva  Russia 29 July 2008
Long jump 7.33 m Heike Drechsler  Germany 11 August 1992
Triple jump 15.31 m (0.0 m/s) DLR Caterine Ibargüen  Colombia 18 July 2014 [24]
Shot put 20.60 m Natalya Lisovskaya  Soviet Union 1991
Discus throw 69.30 m Larisa Korotkevich  Russia 11 August 1992
Javelin throw 69.45 m Barbora Špotáková  Czech Republic 22 July 2011 [25]
4 × 100 metres relay 41.75 USA "Red"
English Gardner
Octavious Freeman
Allyson Felix
Carmelita Jeter
 United States 19 July 2013 [26]

References

  1. ^ "IAAF World Ranking Calendar". IAAF. 2019.
  2. ^ "100m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  3. ^ "200m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  4. ^ "1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  5. ^ Mike Rowbottom (12 July 2019). "Hassan breaks world mile record in Monaco with 4:12.33 - IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  6. ^ "IAAF Diamond League Monaco - 1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 17 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Cheptegei breaks world 5000m record in Monaco as Diamond League action returns". World Athletics. 14 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  8. ^ "110 Metres Hurdles Results". IAAF. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  9. ^ "400m Hurdles Result" (PDF). sportresult.com. 9 July 2021. Retrieved 19 July 2021.
  10. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Men: Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 22 July 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  11. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  12. ^ Mike Rowbottom (12 July 2019). "Lisek improves to 6.02m in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  13. ^ Mike Rowbottom (12 July 2019). "Lisek improves to 6.02m in Monaco – IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  15. ^ "Men's 4×100m Relay Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ "400m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  17. ^ "800m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  18. ^ "Cheptegei breaks world 5000m record in Monaco as Diamond League action returns". World Athletics. 14 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  19. ^ "IAAF Diamond League Monaco - 1500m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
  20. ^ Mike Rowbottom (12 July 2019). "Hassan breaks world mile record in Monaco with 4:12.33 - IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  21. ^ "Cheptegei breaks world 5000m record in Monaco as Diamond League action returns". World Athletics. 14 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  22. ^ "3000m Steeplechase Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  23. ^ "High Jump Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  24. ^ Mike Rowbottom (18 July 2014). "Ibarguen's terrific triple jump of 15.31m in Monaco - IAAF Diamond League". IAAF. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  25. ^ "Javelin Women: Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 22 July 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  26. ^ "Women's 4×100m Relay Results" (PDF). Diamond League. Omega Timing. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013.[permanent dead link]