How many records were set at the 2023 London Diamond League?

Femke Bol, Sifan Hassan, and Alicia Monson were among the athletes who broke records at the London Diamond League on Sunday, 23 July. Full record list below.

The London Diamond League held at the London Stadium on the 23rd of July, 2023, witnessed a series of record-breaking performances from athletes across the globe.

The event, which was followed by millions of track and field fans worldwide, saw some of the world’s best athletes continuing their preparations, en route to setting new benchmarks in their respective events.

Ethiopia’s Eisa Medina set a new World U20 Record (WU20R) in the women’s 5000m on her way to finishing fourth with a time of 14:16.54.

Fellow American, and junior star, Tebogo Letsile from Botswana, set an Area Record (AR) for Africa in the men’s 200m when finishing second in the event with a time of 19.50 seconds (+1.6 m/s).

More Fast Records In The Women’s 5000m

Sifan Hassan from the Netherlands set a European record in the 5000m Women’s Final with a time of 14:13.42, and Femke Bol, also from the Netherlands, set a European, national and Diamond record in the women’s 400m Hurdles with a time of 51.45 seconds on her way to dominating that event.

Alicia Monson from the USA set a record for North, Central America & Caribbean in the 5000m Women’s Final with a time of 14:19.45.

Read more: Femke Bol, Noah Lyles, Marie-Josee Ta Lou star at London Diamond League

Catriona Bisset from Australia set an Oceania record and a National Record (NR) in the 800m Women’s Final with a time of 1:57.78.

European champion Zharnel Hughes set a British national record in the men’s 200m when finishing in third place with a time of 19.73 seconds.

Meeting Records and World Leads

Marie-Josée Ta Lou from Côte d’Ivoire set a Meeting Record (MR) in the 100m Women’s Final with a time of 10.75 seconds, aided by a +1.2 wind speed.

Noah Lyles from the USA set a World Lead (WL) in the 200m Men’s Final with a time of 19.47 seconds, aided by a +1.6 wind speed.

The Japanese team set an Equal World Lead (=WL) in the men’s 4x100m relay, clocking in at a time of 37.80 seconds.

The table below summarizes all the records set during the London Diamond League:

Record TypeAreaEventPhaseAthlete / TeamNationalityResultWind
WU20R5000m WomenFinalMedina EisaETH14:16.54
ARAfrica200m MenFinalLetsile TebogoBOT19.50+1.6
Europe5000m WomenFinalSifan HassanNED14:13.42
Europe400m Hurdles WomenFinalFemke BolNED51.45
North-, Central America & Caribbean5000m WomenFinalAlicia MonsonUSA14:19.45
Oceania800m WomenFinalCatriona BissetAUS1:57.78
NR800m WomenFinalCatriona BissetAUS1:57.78
200m MenFinalLetsile TebogoBOT19.50+1.6
200m MenFinalZharnel HughesGBR19.73+1.6
5000m WomenFinalNadia BattoclettiITA14:41.30
5000m WomenFinalSifan HassanNED14:13.42
400m Hurdles WomenFinalFemke BolNED51.45
800m WomenFinalHalimah NakaayiUGA1:57.62
5000m WomenFinalAlicia MonsonUSA14:19.45
DLR400m Hurdles WomenFinalFemke BolNED51.45
MR100m WomenFinalMarie-Josée Ta LouCIV10.75+1.2
200m MenFinalNoah LylesUSA19.47+1.6
800m WomenFinalJemma ReekieGBR1:57.30
5000m WomenFinalGudaf TsegayETH14:12.29
3000m Steeplechase WomenFinalJackline ChepkoechKEN8:57.35
400m Hurdles WomenFinalFemke BolNED51.45
Shot Put MenFinalRyan CrouserUSA23.07
WL200m MenFinalNoah LylesUSA19.47+1.6
3000m Steeplechase WomenFinalJackline ChepkoechKEN8:57.35
400m Hurdles WomenFinalFemke BolNED51.45
=WL4x100m Relay MenFinalJapanJPN37.80


  • =WL: Equal World Lead
  • AR: Area Record
  • DLR: Diamond League Record
  • MR: Meeting Record
  • NR: National Record
  • WL: World Lead
  • WU20R: World U20 Record
  • Full Results In PDF Form Here
Miranda Mitchell
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Miranda Mitchell is a long-server writer for World-Track who is also one of the most passionate people to work with. She has been with us since 2006, has a degree in writing, and has been able to balance her life with family, outside activities, and contributing to World-Track and Field!

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