400 metres, Women

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 54.4 Antónia Munkácsi HUN Tokyo 1964 15 October 1964 Round One, Heat One 1
2 53.1 Ann Packer GBR Tokyo 1964 15 October 1964 Round One, Heat Three 1
3 52.7 Ann Packer GBR Tokyo 1964 16 October 1964 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
4 52.0 Betty Cuthbert AUS Tokyo 1964 17 October 1964 Final 1
5 52.0 Colette Besson FRA Ciudad de México 1968 16 October 1968 Final 1
6 51.94 Charlene Rendina AUS München 1972 2 September 1972 Round One, Heat One 1
7 51.71 Györgyi Balogh-Szomov HUN München 1972 3 September 1972 Quarter-Finals, Heat Three 1
8 51.68 Helga Seidler GDR München 1972 4 September 1972 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
9 51.47 Monika Zehrt GDR München 1972 4 September 1972 Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1
10 51.08 Monika Zehrt GDR München 1972 7 September 1972 Final 1
11 50.48 Irena Szewińska POL Montréal 1976 26 July 1976 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
12 49.28 WR Irena Szewińska POL Montréal 1976 29 July 1976 Final 1 1
13 48.88 Marita Koch GDR Moskva 1980 28 July 1980 Final 1
14 48.83 Valerie Brisco-Hooks USA Los Angeles 1984 6 August 1984 Final 1
15 48.65 Olga Bryzgina URS Seoul 1988 26 September 1988 Final 1
16 48.25 Marie-José Pérec FRA Atlanta 1996 29 July 1996 Final 1