World Record Progression of 800 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
1:53.28 Jarmila KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH München (GER) 26 JUL 1983
1:53.43 Nadezhda OLIZARENKO 28 NOV 1953 URS URS Lenin Stadium, Moskva (URS) 27 JUL 1980
1:54.9h Nadezhda OLIZARENKO 28 NOV 1953 URS URS Moskva (URS) 12 JUN 1980
1:54.9h Tatyana KAZANKINA 17 DEC 1951 URS URS Olympic Stadium, Montreal (CAN) 26 JUL 1976
1:56.0h Valentina GERASIMOVA 15 MAY 1948 URS URS Kiev (URS) 12 JUN 1976
1:57.5h Svetla ZLATEVA 25 FEB 1952 BUL BUL Athina (GRE) 24 AUG 1973
1:58.5h Hildegard FALCK 03 JUN 1949 GER GER Stuttgart (GER) 11 JUL 1971
2:00.5h Vera NIKOLIĆ 23 SEP 1948 YUG YUG London (GBR) 20 JUL 1968
2:01.0h Judy POLLOCK 25 JUN 1940 AUS AUS Helsinki (FIN) 28 JUN 1967
2:01.1h Ann PACKER 08 MAR 1942 GBR GBR National Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 20 OCT 1964
2:01.2h Dixie WILLIS 13 NOV 1941 AUS AUS Perth (AUS) 03 MAR 1962
2:04.3h Lyudmila SHEVTSOVA 26 NOV 1934 URS URS Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 07 SEP 1960
2:04.3h Lyudmila SHEVTSOVA 26 NOV 1934 URS URS Moskva (URS) 03 JUL 1960
2:05.0h Nina OTKALENKO 23 MAY 1928 URS URS Zagreb (CRO) 24 SEP 1955
2:06.6h Nina OTKALENKO 23 MAY 1928 URS URS Kiev (URS) 16 SEP 1954
2:07.3h Nina OTKALENKO 23 MAY 1928 URS URS Moskva (URS) 27 AUG 1953
2:08.5h Nina PLETNYOVA 23 MAY 1928 URS URS Kiev (URS) 15 JUN 1952
2:12.0h Nina PLETNYOVA 23 MAY 1928 URS URS Minsk (BLR) 26 AUG 1951
2:12.2h Valentina POMOGAYEVA 07 JAN 1925 URS URS Moskva (URS) 26 JUL 1951
2:13.0h Yevdokiya VASILYEVA 14 MAR 1916 URS URS Moskva (URS) 17 JUL 1950
2:13.8h Anna LARSSON 02 JAN 1922 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 30 AUG 1945
2:14.8h Anna LARSSON 02 JAN 1922 SWE SWE Helsingborg (SWE) 19 AUG 1945
2:15.9h Anna LARSSON 02 JAN 1922 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 27 AUG 1944
2:16.8h LIna RADKE 18 OCT 1903 GER GER Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 02 AUG 1928
2:19.6h LIna RADKE 18 OCT 1903 GER GER Brieg (GER) 01 JUL 1928
2:20.4h Inga GENTZEL 24 APR 1908 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 16 JUN 1928
2:23.8h Lina BATSCHAUER-RADKE 18 OCT 1903 GER GER Breslau (GER) 07 AUG 1927
2:26.6h y Mary LINES 03 DEC 1893 GBR GBR London (GBR) 30 AUG 1922
2:30.4h Georgette LENOIR FRA FRA Paris (FRA) 20 AUG 1922

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.