Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 1:55.82 Jolanda Batagelj 12 SEP 1976 SLO SLO Wien (Dusika-Halle) 03 MAR 2002
World Leading 2016 2:00.01 Francine Niyonsaba 5 MAY 1993 BDI BDI Portland (Oregon Convention Center), OR 20 MAR 2016
IAAF World Indoor Championships Record 1:56.90 Ludmila Formanová 2 JAN 1974 CZE CZE Maebashi (Green Dome) 07 MAR 1999
Area Records - AFRICA 1:57.06 Maria de Lurdes Mutola 27 OCT 1972 MOZ MOZ Liévin 21 FEB 1999
Area Records - ASIA 2:00.78 Miho Sato 14 APR 1978 JPN JPN Yokohama 22 FEB 2003
Area Records - EUROPE 1:55.82 Jolanda Batagelj 12 SEP 1976 SLO SLO Wien (Dusika-Halle) 03 MAR 2002
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 1:58.71 Nicole Teter 8 NOV 1973 USA USA New York (Armory), NY 02 MAR 2002
Area Records - OCEANIA 2:00.36 Toni Hodgkinson 12 DEC 1971 NZL NZL Paris-Bercy (Palais Omnisports) 09 MAR 1997
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 1:59.21 Letitia Vriesde 5 OCT 1964 SUR SUR Birmingham (NIA), GBR 23 FEB 1997
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 2:01.03 Meskerem Assefa 20 SEP 1985 ETH ETH Fayetteville, AR 14 FEB 2004

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.