Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 1:53.28 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH München (Olympiastadion) 26 JUL 1983
World Leading 2016 1:56.64 Caster Semenya 7 JAN 1991 RSA RSA Rabat (Prince Moulay Abdellah) 22 MAY 2016
World Leading 2016 1:56.64 Caster Semenya 7 JAN 1991 RSA RSA Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 02 JUN 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 1:54.68 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 09 AUG 1983
Olympic Games Records 1:53.43 Nadezhda Olizarenko 28 NOV 1953 URS URS Moskva (Lenin Stadium) 27 JUL 1980
Area Records - AFRICA 1:54.01 Pamela Jelimo 5 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Zürich (Letzigrund) 29 AUG 2008
Area Records - ASIA 1:55.54 Dong Liu 24 DEC 1973 CHN CHN Beijing (NOCAS) 09 SEP 1993
Area Records - EUROPE 1:53.28 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH München (Olympiastadion) 26 JUL 1983
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 1:54.44 Ana Fidelia Quirot 23 MAR 1963 CUB CUB Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 09 SEP 1989
Area Records - OCEANIA 1:58.25 Toni Hodgkinson 12 DEC 1971 NZL NZL Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 27 JUL 1996
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 1:56.68 Letitia Vriesde 5 OCT 1964 SUR SUR Göteborg (Ullevi Stadium) 13 AUG 1995
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 1:54.01 Pamela Jelimo 5 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Zürich (Letzigrund) 29 AUG 2008
World U20 Leading 2016 1:59.14 Habitam Alemu 9 JUL 1997 ETH ETH Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 06 MAY 2016
Championships U20 Records 2:00.06 Elena Mirela Lavric 17 FEB 1991 ROU ROU Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 11 JUL 2008
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
U18 - World Best Performance 1:57.18 Yuan Wang 8 APR 1976 CHN CHN Beijing (NOCAS) 08 SEP 1993
Championships U18 Records 2:01.13 Aníta Hinriksdóttir 13 JAN 1996 ISL ISL Donetsk 14 JUL 2013

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.