60 metres

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60 metres
World records
Men Flag of the United States.svg Christian Coleman 6.34  A (2018)
Women Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg Irina Privalova 6.92 (1993, 1995)
World Indoor Championship records
Men Flag of the United States.svg Christian Coleman 6.37 (2018)
Women Flag of the United States.svg Gail Devers 6.95 (1993)
A 60-metre race in Valencia in 2005 60 metres.jpg
A 60-metre race in Valencia in 2005

60 metres, or 60-meter dash, is a sprint event in track and field. It is a championship event for indoor championships, normally dominated by the best outdoor 100 metres runners. At outdoor venues it is a rare distance, at least for senior athletes. The format of the event is similar to other sprint distances. The sprinters follow three initial instructions: 'ready', instructing them to take up position in the starting blocks; 'set', instructing them to adopt a more efficient starting posture, which also isometrically preloads their muscles. This will enable them to start faster. The final instruction is the firing of the starter's pistol. Upon hearing this the sprinters stride forwards from the blocks.

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The 60 metres was an Olympic event in the 1900 and 1904 Summer Games but was removed from the schedule thereafter. American Christian Coleman currently holds the men's world record in the 60 metres with a time of 6.34 seconds, [1] while Russian Irina Privalova holds the women's world record at 6.92.

In the past, it was common for athletes to compete in the 60 yards (54.86 m) race. This is not part of the lineage of the 60 metres, but is the predecessor of the 55 metres race. 60 metres is 65.6168 yards.

Area records

Updated 19 March 2022. [2] [3]

AreaMenWomen
Time (s)AthleteNationTime (s)AthleteNation
Africa 6.45  A Leonard Myles-Mills Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 6.97 Murielle Ahouré Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast
Asia 6.42 Su Bingtian Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 7.09 Susanthika Jayasinghe Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka
Europe 6.41 Marcell Jacobs Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 6.92 Irina Privalova Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
North, Central America
and Caribbean
6.34  A Christian Coleman Flag of the United States.svg  United States 6.95 Gail Devers
Marion Jones
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Oceania 6.52 Matthew Shirvington Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 7.13 Zoe Hobbs Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
South America 6.52 José Carlos Moreira Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 7.14 Vitoria Cristina Rosa Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil

All-time top 25

Indoor results only

Men

Updated June 2022. [4]

Ath.#Perf.#Time (s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
116.34 A Christian Coleman Flag of the United States.svg  United States 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [5]
26.37Coleman #219 JAN 2018 Clemson
Coleman #303 MAR 2018 Birmingham [6]
246.39 Maurice Greene Flag of the United States.svg  United States 03 FEB 1998 Madrid
46.39Greene #203 MAR 2001 Atlanta
66.40Greene #327 FEB 1999 Atlanta
366.40 A Ronnie Baker Flag of the United States.svg  United States 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [5]
486.41 Andre Cason Flag of the United States.svg  United States 14 FEB 1992 Madrid
86.41Greene #401 FEB 1998 Stuttgart
486.41 Marcell Jacobs Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 19 MAR 2022 Belgrade [7]
86.41Coleman #419 MAR 2022 Belgrade [7]
126.42Greene #507 MAR 1999 Maebashi
6126.42 Dwain Chambers Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 07 MAR 2009 Turin
126.42 A Coleman #518 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [5]
6126.42 Su Bingtian Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 03 MAR 2018 Birmingham [6]
166.43Greene #601 FEB 1998 Stuttgart
8166.43 Tim Harden Flag of the United States.svg  United States 07 MAR 1999 Maebashi
166.43Su #206 FEB 2018 Düsseldorf
196.44Harden #227 FEB 1999 Atlanta
Harden #311 MAR 2001 Lisbon
9196.44 Asafa Powell Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 18 MAR 2016 Portland [8]
196.44Powell #218 MAR 2016 Portland [9]
Baker #203 MAR 2018 Birmingham
Baker #319 FEB 2020 Liévin
Baker #421 FEB 2020 Madrid
9196.44 Marvin Bracy Flag of the United States.svg  United States 19 MAR 2022 Belgrade [7]
116.45 Bruny Surin Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 13 FEB 1993 Liévin
6.45 A Leonard Myles-Mills Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 20 FEB 1999 Colorado Springs
Terrence Trammell Flag of the United States.svg  United States 17 FEB 2001 Pocatello
6.45 Justin Gatlin Flag of the United States.svg  United States 01 MAR 2003 Boston
Ronald Pognon Flag of France.svg  France 13 FEB 2005 Karlsruhe
6.45 A Trell Kimmons Flag of the United States.svg  United States 26 FEB 2012 Albuquerque
6.45 Terrence Jones Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 15 JAN 2022 Lubbock [10]
186.46 Jon Drummond Flag of the United States.svg  United States 01 FEB 1998 Stuttgart
6.46 A Marcus Brunson Flag of the United States.svg  United States 30 JAN 1999 Flagstaff
6.46 Jason Gardener Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 07 MAR 1999 Maebashi
Tim Montgomery Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11 MAR 2001 Lisbon
Leonard Scott Flag of the United States.svg  United States 26 FEB 2005 Liévin
236.47 Linford Christie Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 19 FEB 1995 Liévin
Shawn Crawford Flag of the United States.svg  United States 28 FEB 2004 Boston
Dwight Phillips Flag of the United States.svg  United States 24 FEB 2005 Madrid
Lerone Clarke Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 18 FEB 2012 Birmingham
James Dasaolu Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 15 FEB 2014 Birmingham [11]
Kim Collins Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis 17 FEB 2015 Łódź [12]
Trayvon Bromell Flag of the United States.svg  United States 18 MAR 2016 Portland [13]

Note: The following athletes have had their performances annulled due to doping offences:

Time (s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
6.41 Ben Johnson Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 7 March 1987 Indianapolis [14]

Outdoor best performances

+ = en route to 100m mark

RankTime (s)Wind (m/s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
16.29+ (calculated)+0.9 Su Bingtian Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1 August 2021 Tokyo [15]
26.31+ (calculated)+0.9 Usain Bolt Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 16 August 2009 Berlin [16]
36.32+ (calculated)+0.6 Christian Coleman Flag of the United States.svg  United States 28 September 2019 Doha [17]

Note: The following athletes have had their associated 100 m performances annulled because of doping offense:

Time (s)Wind (m/s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
6.33+ (calculated)+1.1 Ben Johnson Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 24 September 1988 Seoul [18]

Women

Updated June 2022. [19]

Ath.#Perf.#Time (s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
116.92 Irina Privalova Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia 11 FEB 1993 Madrid
16.92Privalova #209 FEB 1995 Madrid
36.93Privalova #313 FEB 1994 Liévin
46.94Privalova #419 FEB 1995 Liévin
256.95 Gail Devers Flag of the United States.svg  United States 12 MAR 1993 Toronto
56.95Privalova #506 FEB 1994 Vienna
Privalova #614 FEB 1995 Moscow
256.95 Marion Jones Flag of the United States.svg  United States 07 MAR 1998 Maebashi
496.96 Merlene Ottey Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 14 FEB 1992 Madrid
96.96Privalova #711 FEB 1993 Madrid
496.96 Ekaterini Thanou Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 07 MAR 1999 Maebashi
Mujinga Kambundji Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 18 MAR 2022 Belgrade [20]
136.97Privalova #814 FEB 1992 Madrid
Privalova #912 MAR 1993 Toronto
Privalova #1011 FEB 1994 Madrid
Privalova #1112 FEB 1995 Ghent
Ottey #219 FEB 1995 Liévin
Ottey #310 MAR 1995 Ghent
7136.97 LaVerne Jones-Ferrette Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  United States Virgin Islands 06 FEB 2010 Stuttgart
Murielle Ahouré Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 02 MAR 2018 Birmingham [21]
216.98Privalova #1227 FEB 1993 Moscow
Devers #221 FEB 1999 Liévin
9216.98 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 09 MAR 2014 Sopot [22]
Elaine Thompson-Herah Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 18 FEB 2017 Birmingham [23]
256.99Privalova #1311 FEB 1993 Madrid
Devers #326 FEB 1993 New York City
Ottey #406 MAR 1994 Sindelfingen
Thanou #207 MAR 1999 Maebashi
Ahouré #216 FEB 2013 Birmingham
11256.99 Ewa Swoboda Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 05 MAR 2022 Toruń [24]
Mikiah Brisco Flag of the United States.svg  United States 18 MAR 2022 Belgrade [20]
137.00 Nelli Cooman Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 23 FEB 1986 Madrid
Veronica Campbell-Brown Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 14 MAR 2010 Doha
Dafne Schippers Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 13 FEB 2016 Berlin [25]
Barbara Pierre Flag of the United States.svg  United States 12 MAR 2016 Portland [26]
177.01 Savatheda Fynes Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 07 MAR 1999 Maebashi
Me'Lisa Barber Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10 MAR 2006 Moscow
Lauryn Williams Flag of the United States.svg  United States 10 MAR 2006 Moscow
207.02 Gwen Torrence Flag of the United States.svg  United States 02 FEB 1996 New York City
Christy Opara-Thompson Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 12 FEB 1997 Ghent
Chioma Ajunwa Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 22 FEB 1998 Liévin
Philomena Mensah Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 07 MAR 1999 Maebashi
7.02 A Carmelita Jeter Flag of the United States.svg  United States 28 FEB 2010 Albuquerque
7.02 Tianna Madison Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11 FEB 2012 Fayetteville
7.02 A Javianne Oliver Flag of the United States.svg  United States 18 FEB 2018 Albuquerque [27]
7.02 Marie-Josée Ta Lou Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast 20 FEB 2019 Düsseldorf [28]

Outdoor best performances

+ = en route to 100m mark

RankTime (s)Wind (m/s)AthleteNationDatePlaceRef
16.81+ (calculated)+0.1 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 29 September 2019 Doha [29]
26.85+ (calculated)−0.1 Marion Jones Flag of the United States.svg  United States 22 August 1999 Seville
36.87+ (calculated)0.0 Florence Griffith-Joyner Flag of the United States.svg  United States 16 July 1988 Indianapolis [30]
+0.9 Elaine Thompson-Herah Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 21 August 2021 Eugene [31]
46.91+ (calculated)+0.1 Dina Asher-Smith Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 29 September 2019 Doha [29]

Olympic medalists

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1900 Paris
details
US flag 45 stars.svg  Alvin Kraenzlein  (USA)US flag 45 stars.svg  Walter Tewksbury  (USA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Stan Rowley  (AUS)
1904 St. Louis
details
US flag 45 stars.svg  Archie Hahn  (USA)US flag 45 stars.svg  William Hogenson  (USA)US flag 45 stars.svg  Fay Moulton  (USA)

World Indoor Championships medalists

Men

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1985 Paris a
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Ben Johnson  (CAN)Flag of the United States.svg  Sam Graddy  (USA)Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Ronald Desruelles  (BEL)
1987 Indianapolis
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Lee McRae  (USA)bFlag of the United States.svg  Mark Witherspoon  (USA)Flag of Italy.svg  Pierfrancesco Pavoni  (ITA)
1989 Budapest
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Andrés Simón  (CUB)Flag of Ghana.svg  John Myles-Mills  (GHA)Flag of Italy.svg  Pierfrancesco Pavoni  (ITA)
1991 Seville
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Andre Cason  (USA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Linford Christie  (GBR)Flag of Nigeria.svg  Chidi Imo  (NGR)
1993 Toronto
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Bruny Surin  (CAN)Flag of Namibia.svg  Frankie Fredericks  (NAM)Flag of Qatar.svg  Talal Mansour  (QAT)
1995 Barcelona
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Bruny Surin  (CAN)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Darren Braithwaite  (GBR)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Robert Esmie  (CAN)
1997 Paris
details
Flag of Greece.svg  Haralabos Papadias  (GRE)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Michael Green  (JAM)Flag of Nigeria.svg  Davidson Ezinwa  (NGR)
1999 Maebashi
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Maurice Greene  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Tim Harden  (USA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jason Gardener  (GBR)
2001 Lisbon
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Tim Harden  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Tim Montgomery  (USA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Mark Lewis-Francis  (GBR)
2003 Birmingham
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Justin Gatlin  (USA)Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Kim Collins  (SKN)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jason Gardener  (GBR)
2004 Budapest
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jason Gardener  (GBR)Flag of the United States.svg  Shawn Crawford  (USA)Flag of Greece.svg  Georgios Theodoridis  (GRE)
2006 Moscow
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Leonard Scott  (USA)Flag of Russia.svg  Andrey Epishin  (RUS)Flag of the United States.svg  Terrence Trammell  (USA)
2008 Valencia
details
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Olusoji Fasuba  (NGR)Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Kim Collins  (SKN)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Dwain Chambers  (GBR)
none awarded
2010 Doha
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Dwain Chambers  (GBR)Flag of the United States.svg  Mike Rodgers  (USA)Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Daniel Bailey  (ATG)
2012 Istanbul
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Justin Gatlin  (USA)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Nesta Carter  (JAM)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Dwain Chambers  (GBR)
2014 Sopot
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Richard Kilty  (GBR)Flag of the United States.svg  Marvin Bracy  (USA)Flag of Qatar.svg  Femi Ogunode  (QAT)
2016 Portland
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Trayvon Bromell  (USA)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Asafa Powell  (JAM)Flag of Barbados.svg  Ramon Gittens  (BAR)
2018 Birmingham
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Christian Coleman  (USA)Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  Su Bingtian  (CHN)Flag of the United States.svg  Ronnie Baker  (USA)
2022 Belgrade
details
Flag of Italy.svg  Marcell Jacobs  (ITA)Flag of the United States.svg  Christian Coleman  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Marvin Bracy  (USA)

a The event was known as the World Indoor Games in 1985.
b Ben Johnson of Canada originally won the gold medal, but he was disqualified in 1989 after admitting to steroid use between 1981 and 1988.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)98320
2Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)33410
3Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)3014
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1023
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)1023
6Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)1012
7Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)1001
8Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)0303
9Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN)0202
10Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0101
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana  (GHA)0101
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia  (NAM)0101
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0101
14Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar  (QAT)0022
15Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Antigua and Barbuda  (ATG)0011
Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados  (BAR)0011
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0011
Totals (17 entries)19201857

Women

GamesGoldSilverBronze
1985 Paris a
details
Flag of East Germany.svg  Silke Gladisch  (GDR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Heather Oakes  (GBR)Flag of France.svg  Christelle Bulteau  (FRA)
1987 Indianapolis
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Nelli Fiere-Cooman  (NED)Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Anelia Nuneva  (BUL)bFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Angela Bailey  (CAN)
1989 Budapest
details
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Nelli Fiere-Cooman  (NED)Flag of the United States.svg  Gwen Torrence  (USA)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)
1991 Seville
details
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Irina Sergeyeva  (URS)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)Flag of Cuba.svg  Liliana Allen  (CUB)
1993 Toronto
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Russia.svg  Irina Privalova  (RUS)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Zhanna Tarnopolskaya  (UKR)
1995 Barcelona
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)Flag of Germany.svg  Melanie Paschke  (GER)Flag of the United States.svg  Carlette Guidry  (USA)
1997 Paris
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Chandra Sturrup  (BAH)Flag of France.svg  Frederique Bangue  (FRA)
1999 Maebashi
details
Flag of Greece.svg  Ekaterini Thanou  (GRE)Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Philomena Mensah  (CAN)
2001 Lisbon
details
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Chandra Sturrup  (BAH)Flag of the United States.svg  Angela Williams  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Chryste Gaines  (USA)
2003 Birmingham
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Angela Williams  (USA)cFlag of the United States.svg  Torri Edwards  (USA)Flag of Slovenia.svg  Merlene Ottey  (SLO)
2004 Budapest
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Kim Gevaert  (BEL)Flag of Belarus.svg  Yulia Nestsiarenka  (BLR)
2006 Moscow
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Me'Lisa Barber  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Lauryn Williams  (USA)Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Kim Gevaert  (BEL)
2008 Valencia
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Angela Williams  (USA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jeanette Kwakye  (GBR)Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  Tahesia Harrigan  (IVB)
2010 Doha
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Veronica Campbell-Brown  (JAM)Flag of the United States.svg  Carmelita Jeter  (USA)Flag of Gabon.svg  Ruddy Zang Milama  (GAB)
2012 Istanbul
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Veronica Campbell-Brown  (JAM)Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Murielle Ahouré  (CIV)Flag of the United States.svg  Tianna Madison  (USA)
2014 Sopot
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce  (JAM)Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Murielle Ahouré  (CIV)Flag of the United States.svg  Tianna Bartoletta  (USA)
2016 Portland
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Barbara Pierre  (USA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Dafne Schippers  (NED)Flag of Jamaica.svg  Elaine Thompson  (JAM)
2018 Birmingham
details
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Murielle Ahouré  (CIV)Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Marie-Josée Ta Lou  (CIV)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Mujinga Kambundji  (SUI)
2022 Belgrade
details
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Mujinga Kambundji  (SUI)Flag of the United States.svg  Mikiah Brisco  (USA)Flag of the United States.svg  Marybeth Sant-Price  (USA)

a The event was known as the World Indoor Games in 1985.
b Angella Issajenko of Canada originally won the silver medal, but she was disqualified in 1989 after admitting to steroid use between 1982 and 1988.
c Zhanna Block originally won the gold medal, but she was disqualified after her results from November 2002 onwards were deleted in 2011 for long-term drug use.

Medal table (at the 19 March 2022)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)77519
2Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)4127
3Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)2103
4Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast  (CIV)1304
5Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)1102
6Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SWI)1012
7Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)1001
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)1001
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)1001
10Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0202
11Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0112
12Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)0101
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)0101
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0101
15Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)0022
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0022
17Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)0011
Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  British Virgin Islands  (IVB)0011
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)0011
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon  (GAB)0011
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0011
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)0011
Totals (22 entries)19191957

Season's bests

See also

Notes and references

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The USA Indoor Track and Field Championships is an annual indoor track and field competition organized by USA Track & Field, which serves as the American national championships for the sport. In years which feature a World Indoor Championships in Athletics, the championships serve as a way of selecting the best athletes for those competitions.

Christian Coleman American sprinter

Christian Coleman is an American professional track and field sprinter who competes in the 100 meters and 200 meters. He is the former world champion in the 100 meters. He was a double gold medallist at the World Championships in Athletics in 2019, winning gold medals in both the 100 m and 4 × 100-meter relay. He holds personal records of 9.76 seconds for the 100 m and 19.85 for the 200 m, and is also the world indoor record holder for the 60 meters with 6.34 seconds. He was IAAF Diamond League champion in 2018 and the world number one ranked runner in the 100 m for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

Ronnie Baker (athlete) American sprinter

Ronnie Baker is an American professional track and field athlete specializing in the sprints. Over 60 meters his personal best time of 6.40 seconds makes him the third-fastest man in the event in history. He was champion over 60 m at the USA Indoor Championships in 2017, a medalist over 60 m at the World Indoor Championships in 2018, and a gold medallist in the 4 × 100 m relay at the World Relays in 2017. Baker was a dominant competitor over 100 m in the Diamond League circuit in 2018, winning four races and placing no worse than second, including in the final where he also placed second. He was the fastest man in the world in 2017 over 60 m, and the second fastest in 2018 over both 60 m and 100 m. In college he competed for the TCU Horned Frogs, where he was champion over 60 m at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships in both 2015 and 2016.