Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 23.12 Randy Barnes 16 JUN 1966 USA USA Los Angeles (Westwood), CA 20 MAY 1990
World Leading 2016 20.72 Borja Vivas 26 MAY 1984 ESP ESP Málaga (Carranque) 22 JAN 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 22.23 Werner Günthör 11 JUL 1961 SUI SUI Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 AUG 1987
Olympic Games Records 22.47 Ulf Timmermann 1 NOV 1962 GDR GDR Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 23 SEP 1988
Area Records - AFRICA 21.97 Janus Robberts 10 MAR 1979 RSA RSA Eugene, OR 02 JUN 2001
Area Records - ASIA 21.13 Sultan Abdulmajeed Alhabashi 31 JAN 1985 KSA KSA Doha 08 MAY 2009
Area Records - EUROPE 23.06 Ulf Timmermann 1 NOV 1962 GDR GDR Haniá 22 MAY 1988
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 23.12 Randy Barnes 16 JUN 1966 USA USA Los Angeles (Westwood), CA 20 MAY 1990
Area Records - OCEANIA 21.62 Tomas Walsh 1 MAR 1992 NZL NZL Zagreb (Sports Park Mladost) 07 SEP 2015
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 21.26 Germán Lauro 2 APR 1984 ARG ARG Doha (Hamad Bin Suhaim) 10 MAY 2013

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* Pending ratification.