Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 47.60 Marita KOCH 18 FEB 1957 GDR GDR Canberra (Bruce Stadium) 06 OCT 1985
World Leading 2019 52.26 Shaquena FOOTE 23 JUL 2001 JAM JAM Kingston (JAM) 19 JAN 2019
World Championships in Athletics Records 47.99 Jarmila KRATOCHVÍLOVÁ 26 JAN 1951 TCH TCH Helsinki (Olympic Stadium) 10 AUG 1983
Olympic Games Records 48.25 Marie-José PEREC 09 MAY 1968 FRA FRA Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - Africa 49.10 Falilat OGUNKOYA-OSHEKU 05 DEC 1968 NGR NGR Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - Asia 49.08 Salwa Eid NASER 23 MAY 1998 BRN BRN Monaco (Stade Louis II) 20 JUL 2018
Area Records - Europe 47.60 Marita KOCH 18 FEB 1957 GDR GDR Canberra (Bruce Stadium) 06 OCT 1985
Area Records - NACAC 48.70 Sanya RICHARDS-ROSS 26 FEB 1985 USA USA Athína (Olympic Stadium) 16 SEP 2006
Area Records - Oceania 48.63 Cathy FREEMAN 16 FEB 1973 AUS AUS Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 29 JUL 1996
Area Records - South America 49.64 Ximena RESTREPO 10 MAR 1969 COL COL Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 05 AUG 1992
Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 49.42 Grit BREUER 16 FEB 1972 GER GER Tokyo (Olympic Stadium) 27 AUG 1991
World U20 Leading 2019 52.26 Shaquena FOOTE 23 JUL 2001 JAM JAM Kingston (JAM) 19 JAN 2019
World U20 Championships Records 50.50 Ashley SPENCER 08 JUN 1993 USA USA Barcelona (Estadio Olímpico) 13 JUL 2012
Type Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
U18 - World Best Performances 50.01 Li JING 14 FEB 1980 CHN CHN Shanghai (CHN) 18 OCT 1997
World U18 Championships Records 51.19 Nawal EL JACK 17 OCT 1988 SUD SUD Marrakech (Sidi Youssef Ben Ali) 15 JUL 2005
Youth Olympic Games Records 52.50 Jessica THORNTON 12 APR 1998 AUS AUS Nanjing (Olympic Stadium) 23 AUG 2014

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* Pending ratification.