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Women, 400 m
              
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
Manual Timing
  59.2 Nadezhda Smirnova URS Leningrad Mar 17, 1951
  58.6 Polina Solopova URS Leningrad Mar 01, 1953
  58.1 Helga Henning FRG Stuttgart Mar 11, 1961
  56.5* Margarete Buscher FRG Berlin West Mar 09, 1963
  56.5 Helga Henning FRG Berlin West Mar 09, 1963
  55.8y Judith Pollock AUS San Francisco Jan 09, 1965
  55.6y Judith Pollock AUS Boston Jan 16, 1965
  55.6y Judith Pollock AUS New York Jan 28, 1965
  54.0 Janell Smith USA Berlin West Apr 07, 1965
  54.0* Colette Besson FRA Belgrade Mar 08, 1969
Electronic Timing
  55.29 Natalia Pechonkina URS Madrid Mar 09, 1968
  53.01 Marylin Neufville JAM Wien Mar 14, 1970
  52.44 Nadezhda Ilyina URS Göteborg Mar 10, 1974
  52.28 Rita Wilden FRG Dortmund Feb 07, 1976
  52.26 Rita Wilden FRG Munich Feb 22, 1976
  51.80 Marita Koch GDR Milan Feb 24, 1977
  51.57 Marita Koch GDR Milan Feb 24, 1977
  51.14 Marita Koch GDR San Sebastian Mar 13, 1977
  49.64 Jarmila Kratochvilova TCH Wien Jan 28, 1981
49.59 Jarmila Kratochvilova TCH Milan Mar 07, 1982