600 metres

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Athletics
600 metres
World records
Men Flag of the United States.svg Johnny Gray 1:12.81 (1986)
Women Flag of South Africa.svg Caster Semenya 1:21.77 (2017)

The 600 metres is a rarely run middle-distance running event in track and field competitions. It is most often run at high school indoor track and field competitions.

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All-time top 25

Men

RankResultAthleteNationalityDatePlaceRef
11:12.81 Johnny Gray Flag of the United States.svg United States24 May 1986Santa Monica
21:13.10 David Rudisha Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya5 June 2016Birmingham
31:13.21 Pierre-Ambroise Bosse Flag of France.svg France5 June 2016Birmingham
41:13.28 Duane Solomon Flag of the United States.svg United States1 July 2013Burnaby
51:13.49 Joseph Mutua Mwengi Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya27 August 2002Naimette-Xhovémont
61:13.77 i Donavan Brazier Flag of the United States.svg United States24 February 2019Staten Island [2]
71:13.80 Earl Jones Flag of the United States.svg United States24 May 1986Santa Monica
81:13.9 h Raidel Acea Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba20 April 2013Havana
91:14.15 David Mack Flag of the United States.svg United States24 May 1986Santa Monica
101:14.3 h A Lee Evans Flag of the United States.svg United States31 August 1968Echo Summit
111:14.33 Charles Jock Flag of the United States.svg United States24 June 2015Portland
121:14.41 Andrea Longo Flag of Italy.svg Italy30 August 2000Rovereto
Matt Scherer Flag of the United States.svg United States15 June 2008Eugene
141:14.47 Nick Symmonds Flag of the United States.svg United States15 June 2008Eugene
151:14.48 Trinity Gray Flag of the United States.svg United States30 August 2000Rovereto
161:14.52 Ryan Sánchez Flag of Puerto Rico.svg Puerto Rico16 March 2019Gurabo [3]
171:14.55 Adam Kszczot Flag of Poland.svg Poland5 August 2009Lahti
181:14.6 h A Larry James Flag of the United States.svg United States31 August 1968Echo Summit
191:14.72 André Bucher Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland1 September 1999Bellinzona
Gary Reed Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canada2 September 2003Naimette-Xhovémont
211:14.79 A António Manuel Reina Flag of Spain.svg Spain28 July 2012Avila
Michael Saruni Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya19 January 2018Albuquerque [4]
1:14.79 Mohamed Ali Gouaned Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria26 March 2021Algiers [5] [6]
241:14.8 h A Mark Winzenried Flag of the United States.svg United States31 August 1968Echo Summit
251:14.84 James Robinson Flag of the United States.svg United States21 July 1984Sacramento
Casimir Loxsom Flag of the United States.svg United States1 July 2013Burnaby

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:14.69:

Women

RankResultAthleteNationalityDatePlaceRef
11:21.77 Caster Semenya Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa27 August 2017Berlin [8]
21:22.39 Ajee' Wilson Flag of the United States.svg United States27 August 2017Berlin [9]
31:22.63 Ana Fidelia Quirot Flag of Cuba.svg Cuba25 July 1997Guadalajara
41:22.87 Maria Mutola Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique27 August 2002Naimette-Xhovémont
51:23.18 Francine Niyonsaba Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi27 August 2017Berlin [10]
61:23.35 Pamela Jelimo Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya5 July 2012Naimette-Xhovémont
71:23.44 i Olga Kotlyarova Flag of Russia.svg Russia1 February 2004Moscow
81:23.5 h A Doina Melinte Flag of Romania.svg Romania27 July 1986Poiana Brasov
91:23.57 i Athing Mu Flag of the United States.svg United States24 February 2019Staten Island [11]
101:23.59 i Alysia Montaño Flag of the United States.svg United States16 February 2013New York City [12]
111:23.78 Natalya Khrushchelyova Flag of Russia.svg Russia2 September 2003Naimette-Xhovémont
1:23.78+ Anita Weiß Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic24 July 1976Montréal [13]
131:24.00 i A Courtney Okolo Flag of the United States.svg United States5 March 2017Albuquerque [14]
141:24.02 i Yuliya Rusanova Flag of Russia.svg Russia6 February 2011Moscow
151:24.17 Michelle Ballentine Flag of Jamaica.svg Jamaica3 August 2004Naimette-Xhovémont
161:24.36 Marilyn Okoro Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain5 July 2012Naimette-Xhovémont
171:24.4 h Patrizia Spuri Flag of Italy.svg Italy29 September 1999Rieti
181:24.56 Martina Steuk Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic1 August 1981Erfurt
191:24.7 h i Nadiya Olizarenko Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine22 February 1987Moscow
201:24.82 Helena Fuchsová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic17 September 2000Gold Coast
211:24.85 Ines Vogelgesang Flag of East Germany.svg German Democratic Republic31 July 1983Berlin
221:24.88 i Raevyn Rogers Flag of the United States.svg United States24 February 2019Staten Island [15]
231:25.04 Joanna Jóźwik Flag of Poland.svg Poland9 August 2015Szczecin
241:25.05 Luciana de Paula Mende Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil3 August 2004Naimette-Xhovémont
251:25.2 h Vera Nikolić Flag of Serbia.svg SerbiaJune 1967Belgrade

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 1:25.20:

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