Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 47.60 Marita KOCH 18 FEB 1957 GDR GDR Bruce Stadium, Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
World Championships in Athletics Records 47.99 Jarmila KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH Olympiastadion, Helsinki (FIN) 10 AUG 1983
World Leading 2022 49.49 Marileidy PAULINO 25 OCT 1996 DOM DOM La Nucia (ESP) 21 MAY 2022
Olympic Games Records 48.25 Marie-José PÉREC 09 MAY 1968 FRA FRA Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, GA (USA) 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - Africa 49.10 Falilat OGUNKOYA-OSHEKU 05 DEC 1968 NGR NGR Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, GA (USA) 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - Asia 48.14 Salwa Eid NASER 23 MAY 1998 BRN BRN Khalifa International Stadium, Doha (QAT) 03 OCT 2019
Area Records - Europe 47.60 Marita KOCH 18 FEB 1957 GDR GDR Bruce Stadium, Canberra (AUS) 06 OCT 1985
Area Records - NACAC 48.36 Shaunae MILLER-UIBO 15 APR 1994 BAH BAH National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 06 AUG 2021
Area Records - Oceania 48.63 Cathy FREEMAN 16 FEB 1973 AUS AUS Olympic Stadium, Atlanta, GA (USA) 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - South America 49.64 Ximena RESTREPO 10 MAR 1969 COL COL Estadio Olímpico, Barcelona (ESP) 05 AUG 1992
Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 49.42 Grit BREUER 16 FEB 1972 GER GER National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 27 AUG 1991
World U20 Championships Records 50.50 Ashley SPENCER 08 JUN 1993 USA USA Estadio Olímpico, Barcelona (ESP) 13 JUL 2012
World U20 Leading 2022 51.24 Imaobong Nse UKO 20 FEB 2004 NGR NGR Terry & Linda Fuller T&F Complex, Lubbock, TX (USA) 15 MAY 2022
Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U18 Best Performances 50.01 Li JING 14 FEB 1980 CHN CHN Shanghai (CHN) 18 OCT 1997
World U18 Championships Records 51.19 Nawal EL JACK 17 OCT 1988 SUD SUD Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakesh (MAR) 15 JUL 2005
Youth Olympic Games Records 52.50 Jessica THORNTON 12 APR 1998 AUS AUS Olympic Stadium, Nanjing (CHN) 23 AUG 2014

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* Pending ratification.