In 1988, the men's 200 meter world record holder was Pietro Mennea of Italy who ran a 19.72 second 200 meters in 1979.
Florence Griffith-Joyner with 21.34 in 1988.
Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the world 200m record.Usain Bolt from Jamaica holds a record of 19.32 seconds
Usain Bolt holds the record with a 19.30 in Beijing!
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.
Florence Griffiths Joyner (USA) 21.34s
Usain Bolt! OBV
Usain Bolt, who holds the World Record in the 100m and the 200m.
Florence Griffiths-Joyner holds the world record with 21.34s.
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.
Usain Bolt for men and Florence Griffiths-Joyner for women.