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Today in Running History: Women’s 200-Meter World Record

Posted on September 29, 2012 in Run Life Women's Running

Florence Griffith Joyner sets world record and takes gold in South Korea

September 29, 1988: Florence Griffith Joyner – better known as “Flo-Jo” – sets the Women’s 200-meter world record at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. She posted a time of 21.34 (+1.3 m/s), which no other female athlete has bested since. In addition to her mind-blowing performance in the 200-meter, Flo-Jo posted a Women’s […]

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