Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 49.59 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH Milano 07 MAR 1982
World Leading 2016 52.62 DayeShon Roberson 3 JUL 1995 USA USA College Station, TX 23 JAN 2016
IAAF World Indoor Championships Record 50.04 Olesya Krasnomovets 8 JUL 1979 RUS RUS Moskva (Olimpiyskiy Stadion) 12 MAR 2006
Area Records - AFRICA 50.73 Charity Opara 20 MAY 1972 NGR NGR Stuttgart 01 FEB 1998
Area Records - ASIA 52.27 Yajun Li 21 JUL 1977 CHN CHN Beijing 24 FEB 1996
Area Records - EUROPE 49.59 Jarmila Kratochvílová 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH Milano 07 MAR 1982
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 50.34 Christine Amertil 18 AUG 1979 BAH BAH Moskva (Olimpiyskiy Stadion) 12 MAR 2006
Area Records - OCEANIA 52.17 Maree Holland 25 JUL 1963 AUS AUS Budapest (Sportscárnok) 04 MAR 1989
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 51.83 Aliann Pompey 9 MAR 1978 GUY GUY New York (Armory), NY 26 FEB 2010
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 50.82 Sanya Richards-Ross 26 FEB 1985 USA USA Fayetteville, AR 13 MAR 2004

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.