World Record Progression of 200 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
21.87 Merlene OTTEY 10 MAY 1960 JAM JAM Liévin (FRA) 13 FEB 1993
22.24 Merlene OTTEY 10 MAY 1960 JAM JAM Sevilla (Palacio de los Deportes) 10 MAR 1991
22.24 Merlene OTTEY 10 MAY 1960 JAM JAM Sindelfingen (GER) 03 MAR 1991
22.27 Heike DRECHSLER 16 DEC 1964 GDR GDR Indianapolis (Hoosier Dome), IN 07 MAR 1987

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.