We Value Your Privacy

We use cookies to give you the best online experience, please be aware of our Privacy Policy.

Women’s Athletics World Records – 100m, 200m and 400m

100m World Record - Florence Griffith-Joyner - 10.49

100m – Florence Griffith-Joyner – 10.49 – Indianapolis (USA) – 1988 – World Record In the first race of the quarterfinals of the U.S. Olympic Trials, she stunned her colleagues when she sprinted 100 meters in 10.49 seconds, a new world record.

200m World Record - Florence Griffith Joyner - 21.34

Seoul 1988 Olympic Games

400m World Record - Marita Koch - 47.60

Martia Koch setting the 400m record (47.60) which still stands today

More you might like...

Track Shorts – Episode 1

Track Shorts is our brand new YouTube show where we talk everything Track & Field. In Episode 1 we talk about Pete’s coaching ethos…

Read more

Jumps spikes explained

We explain the different types of jumping spikes

Read more

Dynamic Athletics Warm Up

Learn the basics of an athletics dynamic warm up.

Read more
On Track Athletics