World Record Progression of 800 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
1:54.01 Pamela JELIMO 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Letzigrund, Zürich (SUI) 29 AUG 2008
1:54.87 Pamela JELIMO 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 18 AUG 2008
1:54.97 Pamela JELIMO 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Paris (FRA) 18 JUL 2008
1:54.99 Pamela JELIMO 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 01 JUN 2008
1:55.76 Pamela JELIMO 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Blankers-Koen Stadion, Hengelo (NED) 24 MAY 2008
1:57.18 Yuan WANG 08 APR 1976 CHN CHN Beijing (CHN) 08 SEP 1993
1:57.63 Maria de Lurdes MUTOLA 27 OCT 1972 MOZ MOZ Olympic Stadium, Tokyo (JPN) 26 AUG 1991
1:59.17 Birte BRUHNS 04 NOV 1970 GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 20 JUL 1988
1:59.40 Christine WACHTEL 06 JAN 1965 GDR GDR Los Angeles, CA (USA) 26 JUN 1983

Legend

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