Main > Women, 200 m > World Championships Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
23.34 Joan Baptiste GBR Helsinki Aug 12, 1983
23.05 Florence Griffith-Joyner USA Helsinki Aug 12, 1983
23.01 Randy Givens USA Helsinki Aug 12, 1983
22.78 Kathy Cook GBR Helsinki Aug 12, 1983
22.38 Merlene Ottey JAM Helsinki Aug 12, 1983
22.13 Marita Koch GDR Helsinki Aug 14, 1983
21.74 Silke Möller-Gladisch GDR Rome Sep 03, 1987
21.63 Dafne Schippers NED Beijing Aug 28, 2015