World Record Progression of 50 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
5.56 Donovan BAILEY 16 DEC 1967 CAN CAN Reno, NV (USA) 09 FEB 1996
5.61 James SANFORD 27 DEC 1957 USA USA San Diego, CA (USA) 20 FEB 1981
5.61 Manfred KOKOT 03 JAN 1948 GDR GDR Berlin (GER) 04 FEB 1973

Legend

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