Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 21.34 +1.3 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21 DEC 1959 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
World Leading 2016 21.78 -0.1 Elaine Thompson 28 JUN 1992 JAM JAM Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 17 AUG 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 21.63 +0.2 Dafne Schippers 15 JUN 1992 NED NED Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG 2015
Olympic Games Records 21.34 +1.3 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21 DEC 1959 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
Area Records - AFRICA 22.07 -0.1 Mary Onyali-Omagbemi 3 FEB 1968 NGR NGR Zürich 14 AUG 1996
Area Records - ASIA 22.01 0.0 Xuemei Li 15 JAN 1977 CHN CHN Shanghai 22 OCT 1997
Area Records - EUROPE 21.63 +0.2 Dafne Schippers 15 JUN 1992 NED NED Beijing (National Stadium) 28 AUG 2015
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 21.34 +1.3 Florence Griffith-Joyner 21 DEC 1959 USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 29 SEP 1988
Area Records - OCEANIA 22.23 +0.8 Melinda Gainsford-Taylor 1 OCT 1971 AUS AUS Stuttgart 13 JUL 1997
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 22.48 +1.0 Ana Claudia Silva 6 NOV 1988 BRA BRA São Paulo 06 AUG 2011
Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 22.18 +0.8 Allyson Felix 18 NOV 1985 USA USA Athína (Olympic Stadium) 25 AUG 2004
World U20 Leading 2016 22.61 +1.6 Sada Williams 1 DEC 1997 BAR BAR Bridgetown (NS), BAR 18 MAR 2016
Championships U20 Records 22.53 +0.2 Anthonique Strachan 22 AUG 1993 BAH BAH Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 13 JUL 2012
Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
U18 - World Best Performance 22.43 -0.7 Candace Hill 11 FEB 1999 USA USA Cali (Pascual Guerrero) 19 JUL 2015
Championships U18 Records 22.43 -0.7 Candace Hill 11 FEB 1999 USA USA Cali (Pascual Guerrero) 19 JUL 2015

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.