Florence Griffiths Joyner (USA) 21.34s
Currently it is Usain Bolt from Jamaica. He holds the world record at 19.30s, and is the reigning olympic gold medalist in the event.
19.30 by Usain Bolt at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Florence Griffiths-Joyner holds the world record with 21.34s.
Usain Bolt for men and Florence Griffiths-Joyner for women.
The African American Michael Johnson held the record in the 200 meters at the 2004 Olympics games.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world 200m record.Usain Bolt from Jamaica holds a record of 19.32 seconds
IN FLYING 200m time trial(SPRINT), KEVIN SIREAU HOLDS THE WORLD RECORD WITH A TIME OF 9.57 seconds. HE SET THIS RECORD IN MOSCOW RUSSIA. HE IS FROM FRANCE.
The world record is 19.30s.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the Olympic and world records in the 100m (9.58) and 200m (19.19) with his performances at the 2009 World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany.
Michael Phelps holds both records for the 200 meter men's freestyle. His record was 1:42.96 at the summer Olympics in 2008 in Beijing.
Michael Phelps (USA).
Alyson Felix (USA) in 21.88s.
Florence Griffith-Joyner, USA.
Kathy Cook ( Smallwood)
Florence Griffith Joyner
The world record for the women's 200 metre sprint is the late Florence Griffith-Joyner, who set a world record of 21.34 seconds on September 29, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
Usain Bolt holds the record with a 19.30 in Beijing!