Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 46.78 Kevin Young 16 SEP 1966 USA USA Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 06 AUG 1992
World Leading 2016 48.10 Johnny Dutch 20 JAN 1989 USA USA Kingston (NS), JAM 11 JUN 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 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 47.53 Hadi Soua'an Al-Somaily 30 DEC 1976 KSA KSA Sydney (Olympic Stadium) 27 SEP 2000
Area Records - EUROPE 47.37 Stéphane Diagana 23 JUL 1969 FRA FRA Lausanne (Pontaise) 05 JUL 1995
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 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 Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 48.02 Danny Harris 7 SEP 1965 USA USA Los Angeles, CA 17 JUN 1984
World U20 Leading 2016 48.81 Jaheel Hyde 2 FEB 1997 JAM JAM Kingston (NS), JAM 01 JUL 2016
Championships U20 Records 48.51 Kerron Clement 31 OCT 1985 USA USA Grosseto (Stadio Zecchini) 16 JUL 2004
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
U18 - World Best Performance 48.89 L.J. van Zyl 20 JUL 1985 RSA RSA Kingston (NS), JAM 19 JUL 2002

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