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 2016 52.88 Dalilah Muhammad 7 FEB 1990 USA USA Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 10 JUL 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 52.42 Melaine Walker 1 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Berlin (Olympiastadion) 20 AUG 2009
Olympic Games Records 52.64 Melaine Walker 1 JAN 1983 JAM JAM Beijing (National Stadium) 20 AUG 2008
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 1 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 55.84 Lucimar Teodoro 1 MAY 1981 BRA BRA Belém (Mangueirão) 24 MAY 2009
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 54.15* Sydney McLaughlin 7 AUG 1999 USA USA Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 10 JUL 2016
World U20 Records 54.40 Xing Wang 30 NOV 1986 CHN CHN Nanjing 21 OCT 2005
World U20 Leading 2016 54.15 Sydney McLaughlin 7 AUG 1999 USA USA Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 10 JUL 2016
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 7 AUG 1999 USA USA Eugene (Hayward Field), OR 10 JUL 2016
Championships U18 Records 55.94 Sydney McLaughlin 7 AUG 1999 USA USA Cali (Pascual Guerrero) 18 JUL 2015

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.