Main > Women, 400 m Hurdles > World Championships Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
56.43 Yekaterina Fesenko URS Helsinki Aug 08, 1983
56.30 Anna Ambraziene URS Helsinki Aug 08, 1983
55.77 Petra Pfaff GDR Helsinki Aug 09, 1983
55.18 Anna Ambraziene URS Helsinki Aug 09, 1983
54.14 Yekaterina Fesenko URS Helsinki Aug 10, 1983
53.62 Sabine Busch GDR Rome Sep 03, 1987
53.11 Tatyana Ledovskaya URS Tokyo Aug 29, 1991
52.74 Sally Gunnell GBR Stuttgart Aug 19, 1993
52.61 Kim Batten USA Göteborg Aug 11, 1995
  52.42 Melaine Walker JAM Berlin Aug 20, 2009