The AG Memorial van Damme is the best athletics meeting in the world
The Memorial has been achieving very high performance scores since 1977. 14 world records have been set at the Memorial, 6 of them still stand, making the Memorial van Damme and King Baudouin stadium holders of the greatest number of current world records. In addition, 2 World Bests were set there, both of them also still standing. Numerous European and continental records were broken as well as a flood of national records.
That rich history of high performance is brought together in the Allianz Memorial van Damme all time top 20. This all time list is a unique summary of more than three decades of international world class athletics at the Memorial!
8 actual worlds records or World Bests have been set at the Allianz Memorial van Damme
Actual world records
- 10000m M 26.17.53 Kenenisa Bekele 2005
- 3000m steeple M 7.53.63 Saif Saaeed Shaheen 2004
- 4 x 800m M 7.02.43 Kenya 2006 (Mutua, Yiampoy, Kombich, Bungei)
- 1000m W 2.28.98 Svetlana Masterkova 1996
- 110m horden - Aries Merritt 12.80 2012
- One Hour - 21,330m - Mo Farah - 2020
- 20000m M - 56.20.02 - Bashir Abdi - 2020
- 2 Mile W - 8.58.58 - Meseret Defar - 2007