World Records / Past World Athletics Championships Record

Men 400m World Record Wayde Van Niekerk  43.03 (2016)
(as of June 2023)

Men[400m]

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Events Name Mark
Helsinki 1983 Bert Cameron (JAM) 45.05
Rome 1987 Thomas Schonlebe (GDR) 44.33
Tokyo 1991 Antonio Pettigrew (USA) 44.57
Stuttgart 1993 Fredericks (NAM) 43.65
Gothenburg 1995 Michael Johnson (USA) 43.79
Athens 1997 Michael Johnson (USA) 44.12
Seville 1999 Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18 WR
Edmonton 2001 Avard Moncur (BAH) 44.64
Saint-Denis 2003 Jerome Young (USA) 44.50
Helsinki 2005 Jeremy Wariner (USA) 43.93
Osaka 2007 Jeremy Wariner (USA) 43.45
Berlin 2009 LaShawn Merritt (USA) 44.06
Daegu 2011 Kirani James(GRN) 44.60
Moscow 2013 LaShawn Merritt (USA) 43.74
Beijing 2015 Wayde Van Niekerk (RSA) 43.48
London 2017 Wayde Van Niekerk (RSA) 43.98
Doha 2019 Steven GARDINER (BAH) 43.48
Oregon 2022 Michael NORMAN (USA) 44.29
Budapest 2023 Antonio WATSON (JAM) 44.22

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