Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova 17 JAN 1968 RUS RUS Bruxelles 23 AUG 1996
World Leading 2018 2:30.70 Caster Semenya 07 JAN 1991 RSA RSA Berlin (GER) 02 SEP 2018
Area Records - AFRICA 2:29.34 Maria de Lurdes Mutola 27 OCT 1972 MOZ MOZ Bruxelles 25 AUG 1995
Area Records - ASIA 2:40.53 Jing Zhao 09 JUL 1988 CHN CHN Changbaishan 02 SEP 2014
Area Records - EUROPE 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova 17 JAN 1968 RUS RUS Bruxelles 23 AUG 1996
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs 28 AUG 1963 USA USA Brunswick, ME 03 JUL 1999
Area Records - OCEANIA 2:36.96 (i) Toni Hodgkinson 12 DEC 1971 NZL NZL Boston (Reggie Lewis), MA 06 FEB 2000
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 2:32.25 Letitia Vriesde 05 OCT 1964 SUR SUR Berlin 10 SEP 1991
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 2:35.4 Irina Nikitina 16 JAN 1961 URS URS Podolsk 05 AUG 1979
World U20 Records 2:35.4 Katrin Wühn 19 NOV 1965 GDR GDR Potsdam 12 JUL 1984
World U20 Leading 2018 2:45.52 Prudence Sekgodiso 05 JAN 2002 RSA RSA Pretoria (RSA) 08 MAR 2018

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.