Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 52.34 Yuliya Pechenkina 21 APR 1978 RUS RUS Tula (Arsenal Stadium) 08 AUG 2003
World Leading 2017 52.64 Dalilah Muhammad 07 FEB 1990 USA USA Sacramento (Hornet Stadium), CA 25 JUN 2017
IAAF World Championships Record 52.42 Melaine Walker 01 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Berlin (Olympiastadion) 20 AUG 2009
Olympic Games Records 52.64 Melaine Walker 01 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Beijing (National Stadium) 20 AUG 2008
IAAF World Championships Record 52.96 Nezha Bidouane 18 SEP 1969 MAR MAR Johannesburg (SGJ) 11 SEP 1998
Area Records - AFRICA 52.90 Nezha Bidouane 18 SEP 1969 MAR MAR Sevilla (La Cartuja) 25 AUG 1999
Area Records - ASIA 53.96 Qing Han 4 MAR 1970 CHN CHN Beijing (NOCAS) 09 SEP 1993
Area Records - ASIA 53.96 Yinglan Song 14 SEP 1975 CHN CHN Guangzhou 22 NOV 2001
Area Records - EUROPE 52.34 Yuliya Pechenkina 21 APR 1978 RUS RUS Tula (Arsenal Stadium) 08 AUG 2003
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 52.42 Melaine Walker 01 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Berlin (Olympiastadion) 20 AUG 2009
Area Records - OCEANIA 53.17 Debbie Flintoff-King 20 APR 1960 AUS AUS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 28 SEP 1988
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 55.76 Gianna Woodruff 18 NOV 1993 PAN PAN Tucson, AZ 20 MAY 2017
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 53.82 Sydney McLaughlin 07 AUG 1999 USA USA Sacramento (Hornet Stadium), CA 25 JUN 2017
World U20 Leading 2017 53.82 Sydney McLaughlin 07 AUG 1999 USA USA Sacramento (Hornet Stadium), CA 25 JUN 2017
Championships U20 Records 54.70 Lashinda Demus 10 MAR 1983 USA USA Kingston (NS), JAM 19 JUL 2002
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
U18 - World Best Performance 54.15 Sydney McLaughlin 07 AUG 1999 USA USA Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 10 JUL 2016
Championships U18 Records 55.94 Sydney McLaughlin 07 AUG 1999 USA USA Cali (Pascual Guerrero) 18 JUL 2015

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.

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