Rankings as of 24 September 2000.

Listed in order of wind/altitude adjusted rankings T0 (0-wind, sea level). Tw is the official race time.


 t0        tw      w      Athlete       COUNTRY          Venue             Date

21.45 21.34 +1.3 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Seoul 88-09-29 21.62 21.66 -1.0 Merlene Ottey JAM Zürich 90-08-15 21.67 21.71 -0.8 Heike Drechsler GER Stuttgart 86-08-29 21.69 21.56 +1.7 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Seoul 88-09-29 27.71 21.64 +0.8 Merlene Ottey JAM Bruxelles 91-09-13 21.73 21.75 -0.1 Juliet Cuthbert JAM Barcelona 92-08-05 21.73 21.72 -0.1 Gwen Torrence USA Barcelona 92-08-05 21.74 21.76 -0.8 Marion Jones USA Zürich 97-08-13 21.75 21.84 -1.1 Evelyn Ashford USA Bruxelles 81-08-28 21.76 21.62 -0.6 Marion Jones USA Johannesburg 98-09-11 21.77 21.81 -0.6 Gwen Torrence USA Barcelona 92-08-06 21.79 21.77 -0.1 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Indianapolis 88-07-22 21.80 22.30 -4.3 Evelyn Ashford USA Sacramento 81-06-12 21.80 21.76 +0.3 Marita Koch DDR Dresden 82-07-03 21.81 21.81 ±0.0 Gwen Torrence USA Monaco 95-07-25 21.82 21.83 -0.2 Evelyn Ashford USA Montreal 79-08-24 21.82 21.77 +0.6 Inger Miller USA Sevilla 99-08-27 21.82 21.81 -0.1 Valerie Brisco USA Los Angeles 84-08-09 21.83 21.76 +0.7 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Seoul 88-09-28 21.83 21.72 +1.3 Grace Jackson JAM Seoul 88-09-29 21.84 21.74 +1.2 Silke Möller GER Roma 87-09-03 21.85 21.77 +1.0 Merlene Ottey JAM Monaco 93-08-07 21.85 21.80 +0.4 Marion Jones USA Uniondale 98-07-20 21.87 21.87 ±0.0 Irina Privalova RUS Monaco 95-07-25 21.90 21.84A -1.1 Marion Jones USA Roodepoort 99-03-19 21.92 21.87 ±0.0 Marita Koch DDR Zürich 84-08-22 21.92 22.16 -2.4 Gwen Torrence USA Tokyo 91-08-30 21.93 22.30 -3.4 Katrin Krabbe GER Tokyo 91-08-30 21.94 21.81 +1.6 Marion Jones USA Eugene 99-05-30 21.94 21.86 +1.0 Gwen Torrence USA Bruxelles 95-08-25 21.97 21.85 +1.3 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Indianapolis 88-07-23 21.97 21.88 +0.9 Evelyn Ashford USA Indianapolis 83-06-19 21.97 21.88 +1.0 Merlene Ottey JAM Athinai 90-09-07 21.97 22.21 -2.4 Merlene Ottey JAM Tokyo 91-08-30 22.00 21.84 +2.1 Gwen Torrence USA Austin 92-05-09 22.04 21.90 +1.9 Marita Koch DDR Dresden 85-08-03 22.04 22.28 -2.4 Irina Privalova RUS Tokyo 91-08-30 22.05 21.82 +3.1 Irina Privalova RUS Lausanne 94-07-06 22.05 21.88 +2.0 Irina Privalova RUS Rieti 93-09-05 22.07 21.90 +2.4 F. Griffith-Joyner USA Indianapolis 88-07-23 22.18 21.88A +1.6 Merlene Ottey JAM Sestriere 90-08-08 22.18 22.15A -2.4 Merlene Ottey JAM Sestriere 91-07-31 21.71 +0.7 Marita Koch DDR Karl-Marx-Stadt 79-06-10 21.71 +0.3 Marita Koch DDR Potsdam 84-07-21 21.71 +1.2 Heike Drechsler GER Jena 86-06-29 21.74 +0.4 Marlies Göhr DDR Erfurt 84-06-03 21.77 -0.3 Gwen Torrence USA Köln 95-08-18 21.78 -1.3 Marita Koch DDR Leipzig 85-08-11 21.79 +1.7 Silke Möller GER Potsdam 87-08-22 21.80 -1.1 Merlene Ottey JAM Nice 90-07-10 21.81 +0.4 Merlene Ottey JAM Köln 90-08-19 21.82 +1.3 Marita Koch DDR Karl-Marx-Stadt 83-06-18 21.83 +0.5 Merlene Ottey JAM Köln 91-09-08 21.84 +1.0 Heike Drechsler GER Rostock 88-06-26 21.85 +0.3 Bärbel Wöckel DDR Potsdam 84-07-21 21.85 -0.8 Gwen Torrence USA Durham 94-08-12 21.90 -0.7 Marita Koch DDR Canberra 85-10-04 22.13 -2.0 Marita Koch DDR Karl-Marx-Stadt 1984-05-20 22.17A -2.3 Z. Pintusevich-Block UKR Monachil 1997-07-09 21.84 +2.9 Marion Jones USA Fukuoka 97-09-13 21.85 +2.6 Marita Koch DDR Karl-Marx-Stadt 79-05-27 21.85 +2.6 Bärbel Wöckel DDR Karl-Marx-Stadt 82-07-10