History of World Championships Results: 400 Meters – Women

2017
(London, August 9)
1 Phyllis Francis (US) 49.92
2 Salwa Eid Naser (Bahrain) 50.06
3 Allyson Felix (US) 50.08
4 Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas) 50.49
5 Shericka Jackson (Jamaica) 50.76
6 Stephenie Ann McPherson (Jamaica) 50.86
7 Kabange Mupopo (Zambia) 51.15
8 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 51.48
[Quanera Hayes (US) 3rd in semi]
2015
(Beijing, China, August 27)
1 Allyson Felix (US) 49.26
2 Shaunae Miller (Bahamas) 49.67
3 Shericka Jackson (Jamaica) 49.99
4 Christine Day (Jamaica) 50.14
5 Stephenie Ann McPherson (Jamaica) 50.42
6 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 50.47
7 Phyllis Francis (US) 50.51
8 Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain) 50.63
[Natasha Hastings (US) 5th in semi]
2013
(Moscow, Russia, August 12)
1 Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain) 49.41
2 Amantle Montsho (Botswana) 49.41
3 Antonina Krivoshapka (Russia) 49.78
4 Stephenie McPherson (Jamaica) 49.99
5 Natasha Hastings (US) 50.30
6 Francena McCorory (US) 50.68
7 Kseniya Ryzhova (Russia) 50.98
8 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 51.49
[Ashley Spencer (US) 5th in semi]
2011
1 Amantle Montsho (Botswana) 49.56
2 Allyson Felix (US) 49.59
3 Anastasiya Kapachinskaya (Russia) 50.24
4 Francena McCorory (US) 50.45
5 Antonina Krivoshapka (Russia) 50.66
6 Shericka Williams (Jamaica) 50.79
7 Sanya Richards-Ross (US) 51.32
8 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 52.89
[Jessica Beard (US) 4th in semi]
2009
1 Sanya Richards-Ross (US) 49.00
2 Shericka Williams (Jamaica) 49.32
3 Antonina Krivoshapka (Russia) 49.71
4 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 49.77
5 Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain) 50.21
6 Debbie Dunn (US) 50.35
7 Anastasiya Kapachinskaya (Russia) 50.53
8 Amantle Montsho (Botswana) 50.65
[Jessica Beard (US) 5th in semi]
2007
1 Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain) 49.61
2 Nicola Sanders (Great Britain) 49.65
3 Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) 49.66
4 Ana Guevara (Mexico) 50.16
5 DeeDee Trotter (US) 50.17
6 Natalya Antyukh (Russia) 50.33
7 Ilona Usovich (Belarus) 50.54
8 Mary Wineberg (US) 50.96
[Natasha Hastings (US) 7th in semi]
2005
1 Tonique Williams-Darling (Bahamas) 49.55
2 Sanya Richards-Ross (US) 49.74
3 Ana Guevara (Mexico) 49.81
4 Svetlana Pospelova (Russia) 50.11
5 DeeDee Trotter (US) 51.14
6 Olesya Zykina (Russia) 51.24
7 Monique Henderson (US) 51.77
8 Amy Mbacké Thiam (Senegal) 52.22
2003
1 Ana Guevara (Mexico) 48.89
2 Lorraine Fenton (Jamaica) 49.43
3 Amy Mbacké Thiam (Senegal) 49.95
4 Natalya Nazarova (Russia) 49.98
5 Tonique Williams-Darling (Bahamas) 50.38
6 Olesya Zykina (Russia) 50.59
7 Lee McConnell (Great Britain) 51.07
8 Svetlana Pospelova (Russia) 51.30
[Sanya Richards-Ross (US) 4th in semi]
[Demetria Washington (US) 4th in semi]
[DeeDee Trotter (US) 5th in semi]
2001
1 Amy Mbacké Thiam (Senegal) 49.86
2 Lorraine Fenton (Jamaica) 49.88
3 Ana Guevara (Mexico) 49.97
4 Grit Breuer (Germany) 50.49
5 Kaltouma Nadjina (Chad) 50.80
6 Olesya Zykina (Russia) 50.93
7 Mireille Nguimgo (Cameroon) 51.97
dnf—Fali Ogunkoya (Nigeria)
[Michelle Collins (US) 3rd in semi]
[Demetria Washington (US) 4th in semi]
[Monique Hennagan (US) 5th in semi]
1999
1 Cathy Freeman (Australia) 49.67
2 Anja Rücker (Germany) 49.74
3 Lorraine Graham (Jamaica) 49.92
4 Fali Ogunkoya (Nigeria) 50.03
5 Katharine Merry (Great Britain) 50.52
6 Natalya Nazarova (Russia) 50.61
7 Grit Breuer (Germany) 50.67
8 Olga Kotlyarova (Russia) 50.72
[Michelle Collins (US) 5th in semi]
[Maicel Malone (US) 8th in semi]
[Suziann Reid (US) 8th in semi]
1997
1 Cathy Freeman (Australia) 49.77
2 Sandie Richards (Jamaica) 49.79
3 Jearl Miles Clark (US) 49.90
4 Grit Breuer (Germany) 50.06
5 Fali Ogunkoya (Nigeria) 50.27
6 Helena Fuchsová (Czechoslovakia) 50.66
7 Pauline Davis (Bahamas) 50.68
8 Tatyana Alekseyeva (Russia) 51.37
[Maicel Malone (US) 5th in semi]
[Kim Graham (US) 8th in semi]
1995
1 Marie-José Pérec (France) 49.28
2 Pauline Davis (Bahamas) 49.96
3 Jearl Miles Clark (US) 50.00
4 Cathy Freeman (Australia) 50.60
5 Fatima Yusuf (Nigeria) 50.70
6 Fali Ogunkoya (Nigeria) 50.77
7 Maicel Malone (US) 50.99
8 Sandie Richards (Jamaica) 51.13
[Kim Graham (US) 6th in semi]
1993
1 Jearl Miles Clark (US) 49.82
2 Natasha Kaiser-Brown (US) 50.17
3 Sandie Richards (Jamaica) 50.44
4 Tatyana Alekseyeva (Russia) 50.52
5 Ximena Restrepo (Colombia) 50.91
6 Sandra Myers (Spain) 51.22
7 Juliet Campbell (Jamaica) 51.40
dq[lane]—[8] Norfalia Carabali (Colombia) [51.92]
[Michelle Collins (US) 7th in semi]
1991
1 Marie-José Pérec (France) 49.13
2 Grit Breuer (Germany) 49.42
3 Sandra Myers (Spain) 49.78
4 Olga Bryzgina (Soviet Union) 49.82
5 Jearl Miles Clark (US) 50.50
6 Ximena Restrepo (Colombia) 50.79
7 Lillie Leatherwood (US) 51.53
8 Diane Dixon (US) 51.73
1987
1 Olga Bryzgina (Soviet Union) 49.38
2 Petra Müller (East Germany) 49.94
3 Kirsten Emmelmann (East Germany) 50.20
4 Maria Pinigina (Soviet Union) 50.53
5 Lillie Leatherwood (US) 50.82
6 Jillian Richardson (Canada) 51.03
7 Diane Dixon (US) 51.13
8 Olga Nazarova (Soviet Union) 51.20
[Denean Hill (US) 3rd in semi]
1983
1 Jarmila Kratochvílová (Czechoslovakia) 47.99 WR, WCR
2 Tatána Slaninová (Czechoslovakia) 48.59
3 Maria Pinigina (Soviet Union) 49.19
4 Gaby Bussmann (West Germany) 49.75
5 Marita Payne (Canada) 50.06
6 Irina Baskakova (Soviet Union) 50.48
7 Dagmar Rübsam (East Germany) 50.48
8 Rosalyn Bryant (US) 50.66
[Denean Howard (US) 6th in semi)
[Roberta Belle (US) 5th in quarter]
[Kratochvílová 52.42 WCR {heat}; Pinigina 51.05 WCR {quarter}, 50.07 WCR {semi}]