The womens 800 meter world record is 8:16.22 by Janet Evans (USA) Aug 20, 1989.
Lisbeth Trickett of Australia in the 100 meter freestyle.
Marita Koch from Germany with a time of 47.60 seconds.
Cesar Cielo Filho Britta Steffan
Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.34 seconds set at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
usain bolt of Jamaica with a record of 19.19
Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world record for the 200 meter dash. His amazing feat was clocked at 19.19 seconds. This record was set at the 2009 Berlin World Championships.
As of 2011, Javier Sotomayor holds the mens world record at 2.45 meters. Stefka Kostadinova holds the womens world record at 2.09 meters.
The women's 400 meter freestyle is divided up into long and short competitions. The holder of the long course record is Ethelda Bleibtrey, and the holder of the short course record is Astrid Strauss
Yordanka Donkova holds the 100m hurdles but there is no such official event
Usain Bolt holds the world record at 9.69 seconds for the 100 meter dash. Usain Bolt holds the world record at 19.30 seconds for the 200 meter dash. Michael Johnson holds the world record at 43.18 seconds for the 400 meter dash. So I would say Usain Bolt.
Maurice Greene (USA) holds the mens record of 6.39sec. Irina Privalova (Russia) holds the womens record of 6.92sec. There is a new 60 meter world record run by Tyson Gay on August, 17, 2010 This happened on the show shaq vs when Tyson ran against shaq in a 60 meter race while shaq only ran 30 meters. Tyson's time was 6.08 sec.
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the men's world record in the 200 meter dash with a time of 19.19 seconds set at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.
sally jones from india
Florence Griffith-Joyner with 21.34 in 1988.
Florence Griffiths-Joyner with 10.49s.
39 seconds by a woman from Russia
Austin Crawford (Dallas, Texas) 50 meter dash world record: 4.98 second