Olympics
Here's a comprehensive list of the Olympic Records in Athletics set by women over the years.

Women Athletics

Women's athletics has been the part of Olympics since its beginning. It has always been popular among the sports lovers and women athletes have earned lots of laurels for themselves. Jackie Joyner-Kersee won three gold, one silver and two bronze medals over four consecutive Olympic Games. Babe Didrikson Zaharias won three Olympic medals. Wilma Rudolph overcame polio to win Olympic gold. Florence Griffith Joyner set world records in 100 and 200 meters. Mary Decker Slaney was a dominant player of early 1980s. Alice Coachman was the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal. Marion Jones is another great figure of track and field. All these women have won appreciation of women's athletics lovers over the years.

Women's 10 KM

Women's 100 Meter

Women's 100 Meter Hurdles

Women's 1500 Meter

Women's 20 KM walk

Women's 200 Meter

Women's 3000 Meter Steeplechase

Women's 4 x 100 Meter Relay

Women's 4 x 400 Meter Relay

Women's 400 Meter

Women's 400 Meter Hurdles

Women's 5000 Meter

Women's 80 Meter Hurdles

Women's 800 Meter

Women's Discus Throw

Women's Hammer Throw

Women's High Jump

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Long Jump

Women's Marathon

Women's Pole Vault

Women's Shot Put

Women's Triple Jump


Women's 10 KM Walk

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Chen Yueling
China

Li Chunxiu
China
1996 Yelena Nikolayeva
Russia
Elisabetta Perrone
Italy
Wang Yan
China

Women's 3000 Meter

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
1984 Maricica Puica
Romania
Wendy Smith-Sly
Great Britain
Lynn Williams
Canada
1988 Tatyana Samolenko-Dorovskikh
Soviet Union
Paula Ivan
Romania
Yvonne Murray
Great Britain

Women's Pentathlon

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
1964 Irina Press
Soviet Union
Mary Rand
Great Britain
Galina Bystrova
Soviet Union
1972 Mary Peters
Great Britain
Heide Rosendahl
West Germany
Burglinde Pollak
East Germany
1976 Siegrun Siegl
East Germany
Christine Laser
East Germany
Burglinde Pollak
East Germany
1980 Nadezhda Tkachenko
Soviet Union
Olga Rukavishnikova
Soviet Union
Olga Kuragina
Soviet Union