Rai Benjamin USA   
Date of birth: 27 July 97
Age: 26 years 273 days
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 77 kg
Club/team: Nike
Former allegiance: ANT -> 2 Oct 2018
4 x 400m Olympic Champion 2021
2 World Titles
2019: 4x4 2023: 4x4
400m Hurdles Olympic Silver Medallist 2021
2 World Championships Silvers
2019: 400H 2022: 400H
400m Hurdles World Championships Bronze Medallist 2023
400m Hurdles NCAA Champion 2018
4 x 400m NCAA Champion 2018
4 x 400m NCAA Indoor Champion 2018
4 National Titles
400m World Junior Alltime no. 418 46.19 Basseterre 4 Apr 2015
400m Hurdles World Junior Alltime no. 73 49.82 Eugene OR 10 Jun 2016
200m World Alltime no. 100 19.99 Paris 30 Jun 2018
100m World Alltime no. 253 10.03 Fort Worth TX 20 Jul 2020
300m World Indoor Alltime no. 13 32.35 New York NY 8 Feb 2020
400m World Alltime no. 42 44.21 Los Angeles CA 8 Apr 2023
400m World Indoor Alltime no. 62 45.39 Staten Island NY 13 Feb 2021
200m World Indoor Alltime no. 37 20.34 College Station TX 10 Mar 2018
400m Hurdles World Alltime no. 2 46.17 Tokyo 3 Aug 2021

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
60m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  6.72iw    4New York NY27 Jan
 
100m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  10.69w -1.7  2-HSWhite Plains NY9 May
2015  10.66w    1-HSArmonk NY17 May
2017  10.40w  +3.1  1Long Beach CA4 Mar
2020  10.03w  +1.6  2Fort Worth TX20 Jul
 
200m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  20.88w  +0.3  3St. John's29 Jun
2015  21.26w  +0.4  1-HSArcadia CA11 Apr
2016  21.29w  +1.0  2Los Angeles CA22 Mar
2017  20.64w  +1.7  1Los Angeles CA1 Apr
2018  19.99w -0.6  2Paris30 Jun
2021  20.16w  +1.5  5Eugene OR21 Aug
2022  20.01w  +1.6  3Walnut CA16 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2015  21.09iw    3-HSNew York NY15 Mar
2016  21.17iw    1rCFayetteville AR29 Jan
2017  20.76Aiw   NR 1Albuquerque NM10 Feb
2018  20.34iw   NR 1rBCollege Station TX10 Mar
 
300m
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  33.84iw    1-HSIthaca NY1 Mar
2015  33.17iw    1-HSNew York NY31 Jan
2019  32.55iw    1Boston MA26 Jan
2020  32.35iw    1New York NY8 Feb
 
400m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  47.17w   NU20R 2-HSWhite Plains NY10 May
2015  46.19w   NU20R 2-19Basseterre4 Apr
2017  45.72w   NR 2Los Angeles CA30 Apr
2018  44.74w   NR 2Torrance CA21 Apr
2019  44.31w    2Torrance CA20 Apr
2021  44.98w    2Eugene OR24 Apr
2023  44.21w    1Los Angeles CA8 Apr
2024  44.42w    1Walnut CA20 Apr
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  47.31iw   NR 3-HSNew York NY24 Feb
2015  46.59iw   NU20R 1h1-HSNew York NY13 Mar
2016  47.91iw    4Lincoln NE5 Feb
2016  47.57 OTiOTw    1rDSeattle WA27 Feb
2017  47.11iw   NR 1College Station TX4 Feb
2017  47.06 OTiOTw   NR 3rBSeattle WA25 Feb
2018  45.94 OTiOTw   NR 1Seattle WA24 Feb
2021  45.39iw    2Staten Island NY13 Feb
 
300m Hurdles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  37.61w    3-HSArcadia CA12 Apr
 
400m Hurdles (84cm)
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  52.36w   NU18R 5s3-17Donetsk11 Jul
2014  53.32w    1-17Miramar FL5 Apr
 
400m Hurdles
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2013  53.13w   NU20R 1-HSMiddletown NY8 Jun
2014  52.12w   NU20R 1-HSMiddletown NY7 Jun
2015  49.97w   NR NU20R 1-HSGreensboro NC21 Jun
2016  49.82w   NR NU20R 6Eugene OR10 Jun
2017  48.33w   NR 2Eugene OR9 Jun
2018  47.02w   AR 1Eugene OR8 Jun
2019  46.98w    2Zürich29 Aug
2021  46.17w   AR 2Tokyo3 Aug
2022  46.89w    2Eugene OR19 Jul
2023  46.39w    1Eugene OR16 Sep
 
4 x 100m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2017  39.32w    7h3Austin TX27 May
2018  39.38w    1Stanford CA13 May
 
4 x 400m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  2:59.00w    1Eugene OR8 Jun
2019  2:56.69w    1Doha6 Oct
2021  2:55.70w    1Tokyo7 Aug
2023  2:57.31w    1Budapest27 Aug

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
400m Hurdles (84cm)
WY 2013: 5s3-1752.36 2h5-1752.49
400m Hurdles
WC 2019: 247.66 1s348.52 1h449.62
OG 2021: 246.17 2s147.37 1h548.60
WC 2022: 246.89 1s148.44 1h149.06
WC 2023: 347.56 1s247.24 1h548.35
4 x 400m
WC 2019: 12:56.69
OG 2021: 12:55.70
WC 2023: 12:57.31

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
60m
Indoor6.72    New York NY27 Jan 2017
 
100m
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor10.03   +1.6 Fort Worth TX20 Jul 2020
 
200m
   races under 20.30 (legal): 4   
Outdoor19.99  -0.6 Paris30 Jun 2018
Indoor20.34    NRCollege Station TX10 Mar 2018
 
300m
Winstreak: 7 (finals)  Show/hide   
Indoor32.35    New York NY8 Feb 2020
 
400m
Winstreak: 3 (finals)  Show/hide   
races under 45 seconds: 6   
Outdoor44.21    Los Angeles CA8 Apr 2023
Indoor45.39    Staten Island NY13 Feb 2021
 
300m Hurdles
Outdoor37.61    Arcadia CA12 Apr 2014
 
400m Hurdles (84cm)
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor52.36    NU18RDonetsk11 Jul 2013
 
400m Hurdles
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
races under 48.50: 30   
Outdoor46.17    ARTokyo3 Aug 2021
 
4 x 400m
Winstreak: 4 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor2:59.00    Eugene OR8 Jun 2018
Indoor3:00.77    College Station TX10 Mar 2018

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


400m Hurdles, 10 best results (legal):
46.17   2Tokyo3 Aug 2021
46.39   1Eugene OR16 Sep 2023
46.62   1Eugene OR9 Jul 2023
46.83   1Eugene OR26 Jun 2021
46.89   2Eugene OR19 Jul 2022
46.98   2Zürich29 Aug 2019
47.02   1Eugene OR8 Jun 2018
47.04   1Eugene OR26 Jun 2022
47.13   1Walnut CA9 May 2021
47.16   1Stanford CA30 Jun 2019
 
Average: 46.823
 

400m, 10 best results (legal):
44.21   1Los Angeles CA8 Apr 2023
44.31   2Torrance CA20 Apr 2019
44.42   1Walnut CA20 Apr 2024
44.74   2Torrance CA21 Apr 2018
44.94   1Gainesville FL1 Apr 2023
44.98   2Eugene OR24 Apr 2021
45.13   2Stockholm/S30 May 2019
45.39i  2Staten Island NY13 Feb 2021
45.72   2Los Angeles CA30 Apr 2017
46.17   1Tempe AZ25 Mar 2017
 
Average: 45.001
 

200m, 10 best results (legal):
19.99   -0.62Paris30 Jun 2018
20.01   +1.63Walnut CA16 Apr 2022
20.16   +0.44Lausanne5 Jul 2018
20.16   +1.55Eugene OR21 Aug 2021
20.34i  1rBCollege Station TX10 Mar 2018
20.55i  1Fayetteville AR16 Feb 2018
20.56i  2h2College Station TX9 Mar 2018
20.64   +1.71Los Angeles CA1 Apr 2017
20.76Ai  1Albuquerque NM10 Feb 2017
20.88   +0.33St. John's29 Jun 2014
 
Average: 20.405
 

Total results in db: 150

By event:

60m:2
100m:9
200m:21
300m:8
400m:27
300m Hurdles:1
400m Hurdles (84cm):3
400m Hurdles:62
4 x 100m:7
4 x 200m:1
4 x 400m:9

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

400m
44.42iw
SB (5)
1Walnut CAWalnut CA20 Apr 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2013Outdoor400m Hurdles (84cm)1952.36
2014Outdoor300m Hurdles5637.61
2014Outdoor400m Hurdles (84cm)4353.32
2014Indoor300m3533.84
2015Outdoor400m Hurdles8949.97
2015Indoor200m5721.09
2015Indoor300m1333.17
2015Indoor400m3746.59
2016Outdoor400m Hurdles9149.82
2016Indoor200m7721.17
2017Outdoor400m Hurdles948.33
2017Indoor200m2220.76A
2017Indoor400m9847.11
2018Outdoor200m1319.99
2018Outdoor400m2444.74
2018Outdoor400m Hurdles247.02
2018Indoor200m320.34
2019Outdoor400m944.31
2019Outdoor400m Hurdles246.98
2019Indoor300m432.55
2020Outdoor100m610.03
2020Indoor300m232.35
2021Outdoor200m2420.16
2021Outdoor400m2744.98
2021Outdoor400m Hurdles246.17
2021Indoor400m1045.39
2022Outdoor200m2120.01
2022Outdoor400m Hurdles246.89
2023Outdoor400m644.21
2023Outdoor400m Hurdles146.39
2024Outdoor400m544.42

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks 300m
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 7 (finals) 1 Feb 2014 -> 8 Feb 2020 Show/hide
 
Significant winstreaks 400m Hurdles
(at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 6 (finals) 10 May 2014 -> 21 Jun 2015 Show/hide