Most athletics world records set by an individual
Who
Sergei Bubka
What
35 times
Where
Ukraine
When
The most world records set by an individual in athletics is 35, by Sergei Bubka (Ukraine) in the pole vault between 1984 and 1994. During the course of his illustrious career, Bubka set 17 outdoor and 18 indoor world records, and he remains the current record-holder in both disciplines.