The Greatest & Fastest World Athletics Championships in History
After the 10th and final day of captivating competition at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, this year’s event in Eugene, Oregon, has made a serious case to be remembered as the most incredible World Athletics Championships meet in History!
A cluster of records were broken at the meet, which includes (3) World Records and (5) Championship Records!
The World Athletics (WA) Championships in track and field were held in the United States for the first time in its distinguished history. The site chosen to host the championships was the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. And it didn’t disappoint. Athletes, coaches, and spectators raved about the surface, venue, city, and everything in between.
Beynon Sports’ BSS 2000 track surface was recently installed at Hayward Field, part of the significant overhaul of the venue, in anticipation of hosting the event. The running track surface is a World Athletics Class I Certified Facility, the governing body’s highest classification standard.
Beynon’s BSS 2000 track surface features a force reduction layer of high-performance butyl rubber and Beynon’s two-component polyurethane that propels the athlete forward. Installed at over 80 high-profile venues, this track system is renowned across the globe as the best track surface.
Complete list of records broken at the 2022 World Athletics Championships:
- World Record - Sydney McLaughlin - Women's 400m hurdles
- World Record - Tobi Amusan - Women's 100m hurdles
World Record - Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis - Men's pole vault
American Record - Noah Lyles - Men's 200m
World-Leading - Team Canada - Men's 4x100m
Championships Record - Shericka Jackson - Women's 200m
- Championships Record - Alison dos Santos - Women's 400m
- Championships Record - Norah Jeruto - Women's 3000m steeplechase
- Championships Record - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce - Women's 100m
- Championships Record - Kristjan Ceh - Men's Discus
- National Record (Jamaica) - Shericka Jackson - Women's 200m
- National Record (Ethiopia) - Werkuha Getachew - Women's 3000m steeplechase
- National Record (South Korea) - Woo Sang-hyeok – Men's high jump
- National Record (Barbados) - Sada Williams – Women's 400m
- National Record (Puerto Rican) - Jasmine Camacho-Quinn – Women's 100m hurdles
- National Record (Netherlands) - Anouk Vetter - Women's heptathlon
- National Record (Canada) - Team Canada - Men's 4x100m
- National Record (Netherlands) - Team Netherlands - Mixed 4x400m