Men’s National Records

The following are the national records in athletics for the men’s outdoor and indoor athletics events with the oldest record belonging to Mesulame Rakuro in the discus with a throw of 51.84m, the record is 58 years old.

Indoor

Event Record Athlete Place Year
55m 6.23s Jone Delai Reno, USA 1997
60m 6.87s Aaron Powell Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 2017
200m 21.64s Soloveni Nakaucina Reno, USA 1997
400m 47.00s Saimoni Tamani Houston, USA 1971
600m 1:19.37s Ratutira Narara Lubbock, USA 2013
800m 2:07.12s Ratutira Narara Mankato, USA 2014
1500m 4:16.10s Morgan Clark Clemson, USA 2004
Mile 4:16.10s Usaia Sotutu Provo, USA 1971
3000m 8:34.48s Morgan Clark Chapel Hill, USA 2004
5000m 15:47.97s Morgan Clark Chapel Hill, USA 2004
55m Hurdles 7.46s Jovesa Naivalu Reno, USA 1997
60m Hurdles 8.45s Errol Qaqa Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 2017
High Jump 1.68m Harold Nair Houston, USA 2008
Pole Vault 4.41m Joseph Rodan Jnr Pomona, USA 2002
Long Jump 7.37m Eugene Vollmer Fresno, USA 2012
Triple Jump 15.62m Eugene Vollmer Geneva, USA 2011
Shot Put 14.62m Mustafa Fall Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 2017
Heptathlon 3498 pts Harold Nair Houston, USA 2008

Outdoor

Event Record Athlete Place Year Notes
100m 10.20s Banuve Tabakaucoro ANZ Stadium, Suva Fiji 2016
110m Hurdles 13.82s Jovesa Naivalu Athens, Greece 1997
200m 20.53s Banuve Tabakaucoro Port Moresby, PNG 2015
400m 45.82s Saimoni Tamani Edinburgh, Scotland 1970
400m Hurdles 51.67s Jovesa Naivalu Santa Rita, Guam 1999
800m 1:48.70s Isireli Naikelekelevesi Szombathely, Hungary 2004
1000m 2:26.40s (ht) Isireli Naikelekelevesi Pirae, French Polynesia 1995
1500m 3:42.81s Richard Kermode Auckland, New Zealand 1982
Mile 4:14.24s Isireli Naikelekelevesi Brisbane, Australia 2004
3000m 8:13.60s Usaia Sotutu Celje, SFR Yugoslavia 1971
3000m Steeplechase 8:48.00s Usaia Sotutu Seattle Washington, USA 1971
5000m 14:46.40s Davendra Prakash Singh Melbourne, Australia 1993
10000m 31:32.00s Usaia Sotutu Provo Utah, USA 1971
Half Marathon 1:07:57.00s Binesh Prasad Las Vegas Nevada, USA 1993
Marathon 2:23:33.00s Binesh Prasad Las Vegas Nevada, USA 1989
3k Walk 13:08.20s Manohar Maharaj Suva, Fiji 1996
5k Walk 24:52.60s Dip Chand Suva, Fiji 1997
10k Walk 50:43.70s Dip Chand Suva, Fiji 1995
20k Walk (road) 1:36:35.00s Dip Chand Suva, Fiji 1998
50k Walk (road) 5:25:00.00s Dip Chand Melbourne, Australia 2000
High Jump 2.09m Antonio Rahiman &
Malakai Kaiwalu
Suva, Fiji 2003
2016
Pole Vault 4.45m Joseph Rodan Jnr Manchester, England 2002
Long Jump 7.82m Eroni Tuivanuavou Suva, Fiji 2003
Triple Jump 16.08m Eugene Vollmer Marion Indiana, USA 2012
Shot Put 15.78m Mustafa Fall Port Moresby, PNG 2015
Discus 51.84m Mesulame Rakuro London, England 1958
Javelin 81.76m Leslie Copeland Sydney, Australia 2016
Hammer Throw 55.17m Abhineet Ram Suva, Fiji 2017
Decathlon 7397 pts Albert Miller Snr Missouri, USA 1983
4x100m Relay 40.15s Fiji (Babitu, Delai, Koroi, Bole) Tafuna, American Samoa 1997
4x400m Relay 3:07.15s Fiji (Babitu, Rogo, Bole, Koroi) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1998