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VO2 Averages

Standard Values of Maximal Aerobic Capacity (ml/kg/min) for Women
Age Well Above Average Above Average Average Below Average Well Below Average
20-29 44.2 38.1 35.2 32.3 28.4
30-39 41 36.7 33.8 30.5 26.5
40-49 39.5 33.8 30.9 28.3 25.1
50-59 35.2 30.9 28.2 25.5 22.3
60+ 35.2 29.4 25.8 23.8 20.8
Standard Values of Maximal Aerobic Capacity (ml/kg/min) for Men
Age Well Above Average Above Average Average Below Average Well Below Average
20-29 51.4 46.8 42.5 39.5 34.5
30-39 50.4 44.6 41 37.4 23.5
40-49 48.2 41.8 38.1 35.1 30.9
50-59 45.3 38.5 35.2 32.3 28
60+ 42.5 35.3 31.8 28.7 23.1
 
   

Some interesting info about elite athletes and VO2.  

Elite endurance athletes seem to be born with a superior cardiorespiratory system, as genetics is the largest factor in their extremely high values.  

At age 16, Lance Armstrong had a VO2 Max of over 80 ml/kg/min, almost double the average value for someone his age.  Even at age 16 he was destined to become a world class cyclist.  He later won the Tour de France and represented the US in the Olympics.  

The highest VO2 Max ever recorded is believed to be 93 for a Scandinavian cross country skier.  Here are some other world class values:

81 Jim Ryun - The first high school runner to break the four minute mile.

84 Steve Prefontaine - Placed fourth in the 5,000 meter event in the 1972 Olympics.

73 Grete Waitz - former female world record holder for the marathon.