Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 46.78 Kevin YOUNG 16 SEP 1966 USA USA Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 06 AUG 1992
World Leading 2019 48.80 Dharun AYYASAMY 31 DEC 1996 IND IND Patiala (IND) 16 MAR 2019
World Championships in Athletics Records 47.18 Kevin YOUNG 16 SEP 1966 USA USA Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 19 AUG 1993
Olympic Games Records 46.78 Kevin YOUNG 16 SEP 1966 USA USA Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 06 AUG 1992
Area Records - Africa 47.10 Samuel MATETE 27 JUL 1968 ZAM ZAM Zürich (Letzigrund) 07 AUG 1991
Area Records - Asia 46.98 Abderrahman SAMBA 05 SEP 1995 QAT QAT Paris (Stade Charléty) 30 JUN 2018
Area Records - Europe 47.37 Stéphane DIAGANA 23 JUL 1969 FRA FRA Lausanne (Pontaise) 05 JUL 1995
Area Records - NACAC 46.78 Kevin YOUNG 16 SEP 1966 USA USA Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 06 AUG 1992
Area Records - Oceania 48.28 Rohan ROBINSON 15 NOV 1971 AUS AUS Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 31 JUL 1996
Area Records - South America 47.84 Bayano KAMANI 17 APR 1980 PAN PAN Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 07 AUG 2005
Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 48.02 Danny HARRIS 07 SEP 1965 USA USA Los Angeles, CA (USA) 17 JUN 1984
World U20 Leading 2019 51.08 Romel PLUMMER 05 FEB 2000 JAM JAM Kingston (JAM) 09 MAR 2019
World U20 Championships Records 48.51 Kerron CLEMENT 31 OCT 1985 USA USA Grosseto (Stadio Zecchini) 16 JUL 2004

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* Pending ratification.