Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 22.63 Natalya Lisovskaya 16 JUL 1962 URS URS Moskva (Lenin Stadium) 07 JUN 1987
World Leading 2017 20.11 Lijiao Gong 24 JAN 1989 CHN CHN Böhmenkirch 28 JUL 2017
IAAF World Championships Record 21.24 Natalya Lisovskaya 16 JUL 1962 URS URS Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 05 SEP 1987
IAAF World Championships Record 21.24 Valerie Adams 06 OCT 1984 NZL NZL Daegu (DS) 29 AUG 2011
Olympic Games Records 22.41 Ilona Briesenick 24 SEP 1956 GDR GDR Moskva (Lenin Stadium) 24 JUL 1980
IAAF World Championships Record 20.98 Ilona Briesenick 24 SEP 1956 GDR GDR Montréal (Olympic Stadium) 24 AUG 1979
Area Records - AFRICA 18.43 Vivian Chukwuemeka 04 MAR 1975 NGR NGR Walnut, CA 19 APR 2003
Area Records - ASIA 21.76 Meisu Li 17 APR 1959 CHN CHN Shijiazhuang 23 APR 1988
Area Records - EUROPE 22.63 Natalya Lisovskaya 16 JUL 1962 URS URS Moskva (Lenin Stadium) 07 JUN 1987
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 20.96 Belsy Laza 5 JUN 1967 CUB CUB Ciudad de México 02 MAY 1992
Area Records - OCEANIA 21.24 Valerie Adams 06 OCT 1984 NZL NZL Daegu (DS) 29 AUG 2011
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 19.30 Elisângela Adriano 27 JUL 1972 BRA BRA Tunja 14 JUL 2001
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 20.54 Astrid Kumbernuss 05 FEB 1970 GDR GDR Orimattila 01 JUL 1989
World U20 Leading 2017 17.70 Alyssa Wilson 20 FEB 1999 USA USA Trujillo, PER 21 JUL 2017
Championships U20 Records 18.76 Xiaoyan Cheng 20 DEC 1975 CHN CHN Lisboa (Estadio Universitario) 21 JUL 1994

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.

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