The world record holder for a woman is a Mexican girl named Ana Guevara with a time of 35.30 seconds.
Florence Griffith-Joyner 10.49.
James Loccrat broke the record for the 100m sprint in 2006 at the Hong Kadh Olympics which was held in Hong Kong.
The world record for women completing the 100 meter sprint is 10.49 seconds. The record was set by an American named Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988.
John Regis (19.87A) and Kathy Cook (22.11).
Jarmila Kratochuilova ran it in 1:53.28sec. in the year of 1983.
The first recognized women's 100 meter dash world record was a 12.8 run by Mary LInes of Great Britain in 1922.
Men. Usain Bolt, 2008, 9.58 seconds for a 100 meter sprint.
Montell Douglas is the record holder with 11.05s. It was previously Kathy Cook (nee Smallwood) with 11.10s.
Men - Usain Bolt, 9.58s Women - Florence Griffiths Joyner, 10.49s
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
the world record was set by Florence Griffith Joyner of the U.S in Seoul, South Korea on 9/29/88 with a time of 21.34 seconds