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Best Performances by Team USA at the Olympic Games

Men
Event Performance Name Location Date
100m 9.79 Justin Gatlin London 5-Aug-12
200m 19.32 Michael Johnson Atlanta 1-Aug-96
400m 43.49 Michael Johnson Atlanta 29-Jul-96
800m 1:42.82 Duane Solomon London 9-Aug-12
1,500m 3:34.79 Leo Manzano London 7-Aug-12
5,000m 13:12.35 Bob Kennedy Atlanta 3-Aug-96
10,000m 27:30.90 Galen Rupp London 4-Aug-12
Marathon 2:10:46 Frank Shorter Montreal 31-Jul-76
110m Hurdles 12.92 Aries Merritt London 8-Aug-12
400m Hurdles 46.78 Kevin Young Barcelona 6-Aug-92
3,000m Steeplechase 8:14.06 Brian Diemer Los Angeles 10-Aug-84
20 km Race Walk 1:22:46 Trevor Barron London 4-Aug-12
50 km Race Walk 3:56:55 Marco Evoniuk Seoul 30-Sep-88
4x100m Relay 37.04 Kimmons, Gatlin, Gay, Bailey London 11-Aug-12
4x400m Relay 2:55.39 Merritt, Taylor, Neville, Wariner Beijing 23-Aug-08
High Jump 2.39 m / 7-10 Charles Austin Atlanta 28-Jul-96
Pole Vault 5.95 m / 19-6.25 Tim Mack Athens 27-Aug-04
Long Jump 8.90 m / 29-2.5 Bob Beamon Mexico City 18-Oct-68
Triple Jump 18.09 m / 59-4.25 Kenny Harrison Atlanta 27-Jul-96
Shot Put 22.39 m / 73-5.5 Randy Barnes Seoul 23-Sep-88
Discus Throw 68.28 m / 224-0 Mac Wilkins Montreal 24-Jul-76
Hammer Throw 81.12 m / 266-2 Lance Deal Atlanta 28-Jul-96
Javelin Throw 87.25 m / 286-3 Breaux Greer Athens 26-Aug-04
Decathlon 8869 Ashton Eaton London 9-Aug-12
 
Women
Event Performance Name Location Date
100m 10.62 Florence Griffith-Joyner Seoul 24-Sep-88
200m 21.34 Florence Griffith-Joyner Seoul 29-Sep-88
400m 48.83 Valerie Brisco Hooks Los Angeles 6-Aug-84
800m 1:56.91 Kim Gallagher Seoul 26-Sep-88
1,500m 4:02.49 Mary Slaney Seoul 1-Oct-88
5,000m 15:17.50 Lynn Jennings Atlanta 28-Jul-96
10,000m 30:22.22 Shalane Flanagan Beijing 15-Aug-08
Marathon  2:24:52 Joan Benoit Samuelson Los Angeles 5-Aug-84
100m Hurdles 12.37 Joanna Hayes Athens 24-Aug-04
  12.37 Dawn Harper London 8-Aug-12
400m Hurdles 52.77 Lashinda Demus London 8-Aug-12
3,000m Steeplechase 9:22.26 Jennifer Barringer Beijing 17-Aug-08
20 km Race Walk  1:32:27 Maria Michta London 11-Aug-12
4x100m Relay 40.82 Madison, Felix, Knight, Jeter London 10-Aug-12
4x400m Relay 3:15.51 Hill. Dixon, Brisco, Griffith-Joyner Seoul 1-Oct-88
High Jump 2.03m/6-8 Brigetta Barrett London 11-Aug-12
Pole Vault 4.80 m / 15-9 Jennifer Stuczynski Beijing 18-Aug-08
Long Jump 7.40 m / 24-3.5 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Seoul 29-Sep-88
Triple Jump 14.26 m / 46-9.5 Sheila Hudson Atlanta 29-Jul-96
Shot Put 19.45 m / 63-9.75 Bonnie Dasse Seoul 30-Sep-88
Discus Throw 69.93m/229-5 Amber Campbell London 10-Aug-12
Hammer Throw 66.80 m / 219-2 Dawn Ellerbe Sydney 29-Sep-00
Javelin Throw 59.27m/194-5 Brittany Borman London 9-Aug-12
Heptathlon 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Seoul 24-Sep-88


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