HURDLES - Which were the best countries in 2010?

HURDLES - Which were the best countries in 2010?

USA was the undisputed number one country in the hurdling events in 2010.

In the men's ranking Great Britain is in second position, clearly ahead of the rest. South African male hurdlers had a good year; it is proven by their 5th rank (3rd in the 400mH).

No questions concerning the women's number one spot (USA), while Jamaica got second rank ahead of Russia. Canada is in fifth, largely benefiting from their strong 2nd position in the 100mH.

Nine countries are represented both in the male and the female Top-12 rankings.

All-Athletics.com Countries Rankings - Hurdles (combined) - Top 12:
(110mH/100mH+400mH)

Men:
1. United States 8114
2. Great Britain 7614
3. Jamaica 7382
4. France 7175
5. South Africa 7058
6. China 7023
7. Japan 6974
8. Germany 6933
9. Czech Republic 6872
10. Russia 6861
11. Poland 6807
12. Brazil 6795
 
Women:
1. United States 7843
2. Jamaica 7482
3. Russia 7380
4. Germany 7163
5. Canada 7154
6. Great Britain 7140
7. Australia 6975
8. Ukraine 6961
9. Japan 6953
10. Czech Republic 6894
11. Poland 6833
12. China 6764

 

 All-Athletics.com Countries Rankings by events - Top 3:

110mH/100mH: 400mH:
Men: Men:
1. United States 4081 1. United States 4033
2. Great Britain 3811 2. Great Britain 3803
3. Cuba 3735 3. South Africa 3681
   
Women: Women:
1. United States 3969 1. United States 3874
2. Canada 3898 2. Russia 3769
3. Jamaica 3725 3. Jamaica 3757

 

Notes:
- The above lists are based on the rankings dated  28 December 2010. The All-Athletics.com Countries Rankings are published weekly
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(Photo courtesy of Weltklasse Zürich)