World Record progression in men's running events

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Men, 100 m
10,6      Donald Lippincott      USA  12/07/06  Stockholm
10,6      Jackson Scholz         USA  20/09/06  Stockholm
10,4      Charles Paddock        USA  20/04/23  Redlands
10,4      Eddie Tolan            USA  29/08/08  Stockholm
10,4      Eddie Tolan            USA  29/08/25  Copenhagen
10,3      Percy Williams         CAN  30/08/09  Toronto
10,3      Eddie Tolan            USA  32/08/01  Los Angeles
10,3      Ralph Metcalfe         USA  33/08/12  Budapest
10,3      Eulace Peacock         USA  34/08/06  Oslo
10,3      Christian Berger       HOL  34/08/26  Amsterdam
10,3      Ralph Metcalfe         USA  34/09/15  Osaka
10,3      Ralph Metcalfe         USA  34/09/23  Dairen
10,3      Takayoshi Yoshioka     JPN  35/06/15  Tokyo
10,2      Jesse Owens            USA  36/06/20  Chicago
10,2      Harold Davis           USA  41/06/06  Compton
10,2      Lloyd La Beach         PAN  48/05/15  Fresno
10,2      Norwood Ewell          USA  48/07/09  Evanston
10,2      Emman. McDonald Beiley GBR  51/08/25  Belgrad
10.2      Heinz Futterer         FRG  54/10/31  Yokohama
10,2      Bobby Morrow           USA  56/05/19  Houston
10,2      Ira Murchison          USA  56/06/01  Compton
10,2      Bobby Morrow           USA  56/06/22  Bakersfield
10,2      Ira Murchison          USA  56/06/29  Los Angeles
10,2      Bobby Morrow           USA  56/06/29  Los Angeles
10,1      Willie Williams        USA  56/08/03  Berlin
10,1      Ira Murchison          USA  56/08/04  Berlin
10,1      Leamon King            USA  56/10/20  Ontario
10,1      Leamon King            USA  56/10/27  Santa Ana
10,1      Ray Norton             USA  59/04/18  San Jose
10,0      Armin Hary             FRG  60/06/21  Zurich
10,0      Harry Jerome           CAN  60/07/15  Saskatoon
10,0      Horacio Esteves        VEN  64/08/15  Caracas
10,06     Bob Hayes              USA  64/10/15  Tokyo
10,0      Jim Hines              USA  67/05/27  Modesto
10,0      Enrique Figuerola      CUB  67/06/17  Budapest
10,0      Paul Nash              SAF  68/04/02  Krugersdorp
10,0      Oliver Ford            USA  68/05/31  Albuquerque
10,0      Charles Greene         USA  68/06/20  Sacramento
10,0      Roger Bambuck          FRA  68/06/20  Sacramento
10,03     Jim Hines              USA  68/06/20  Sacramento
10,02     Charles Greene         USA  68/10/13  Mexico City
9,95      Jim Hines              USA  68/10/14  Mexico City
9,93      Calvin Smith           USA  83/07/03  Colorado Springs
9,93      Carl Lewis             USA  87/08/30  Rome
9,92      Carl Lewis             USA  88/09/24  Seoul
9,90      Leroy Burrell          USA  91/06/14  New York
9,86      Carl Lewis             USA  91/08/25  Tokyo
9,85      Leroy Burrell          USA  94/07/06  Lausanne
9,84      Donovan Bailey         CAN  96/07/27  Atlanta


Men, 200 m
20,6      Andrew Stanfield       USA  51/05/26  Philadelphia
20,6      Andrew Stanfield       USA  52/06/28  Los Angeles
20,6      Thane Baker            USA  56/06/23  Bakersfield
20,6      Bobby Morrow           USA  56/11/27  Melbourne
20,6      Manfred Germar         FRG  58/10/01  Wuppertal
20,6      Ray Norton             USA  60/03/19  Berkeley
20,6      Ray Norton             USA  60/04/30  Philadelphia
20,5      Peter Radford          GBR  60/05/28  Wolverhampton
20,5      Stone Johnson          USA  60/07/02  Palo Alto
20,5      Livio Berruti          ITA  60/09/03  Rome
20,5      Livio Berruti          ITA  60/09/03  Rome
20,5      Paul Drayton           USA  62/06/23  Walnut
20,3      Henry Carr             USA  63/02/23  Tempe
20,2      Henry Carr             USA  64/04/04  Tempe
20,36     Henry Carr             USA  64/10/17  Tokyo
20,36     Lennox Miller          JAM  67/06/17  Provo
20,0      Tommie Smith           USA  68/06/11  Sacramento
19,92     John Carlos            USA  68/09/12  Echo Summit
19,83     Tommie Smith           USA  68/10/16  Mexico City
19,72     Pietro Mennea          ITA  79/09/12  Mexico City
19,66     Michael Johnson        USA  96/06/23  Atlanta
19,32     Michael Johnson        USA  96/08/01  Atlanta


Men, 300 m
32,6      Dave Jenkins           GBR  
32,2      Fons Breijdenback      BEL  74/09/22  Bad Dirrheim
32,23     Pietro Mennea          ITA
32,15     Mel Lattany            USA  83/07/30  Gateshead
31,70     Kirk Baptiste          USA  84/08/18  London
31,48     Danny Everett          USA  90/09/03  Jerez de la Frontera
31,48     Roberto Hernandez      CUB  90/09/03  Jerez de la Frontera


Men, 400 m
47,8      Maxey Long             USA  00/09/29  New York
47,4      James Meredith         USA  16/05/27  Cambridge
47,0      Emerson Spencer        USA  28/05/12  Palo Alto
46,4      Ben Eastman            USA  32/03/26  Palo Alto
46,2      William Carr           USA  32/08/05  Los Angeles
46,1      Archibald Williams     USA  36/06/19  Chicago
46,0      Rudolf Harbig          GER  39/08/12  Frankfurt am Main
46,0      Grover Klemmer         USA  41/06/29  Philadelphia
46,0      Herbert McKenley       JAM  48/06/05  Berkeley
45,9      Herbert McKenley       JAM  48/07/02  Milwaukee
45,8      George Rhoden          JAM  50/08/22  Eskilstuna
45,4      Louis Jones            USA  55/03/18  Mexico
45,2      Louis Jones            USA  56/06/30  Los Angeles
44,9      Otis Davis             USA  60/09/06  Rome (45,07)
44,9      Carl Kaufmann          FRG  60/09/06  Rome
44,9      Adolph Plummer         USA  63/05/25  Tempe
44,9      Michael Larrabee       USA  64/       Los Angeles
44,82     Wendell Mottley        TRI  66/08/11  Kingston
44,5      Tommie Smith           USA  67/05/20  San Jose
44,06     Lee Evans              USA  68/09/14  Echo Summitt
43,86     Lee Evans              USA  68/10/18  Mexico City
43,29     Harry Reynolds         USA  88/08/17  Zurich


Men, 800 m
1.52,8    Mel Sheppard           USA  08/07/21  London
1.52,8    Emilio Linghi          ITA  09/09/15  Montreal
1.51,9    Ted Meredith           USA  12/07/08  Stockholm
1.51,6    Otto Peltzer           GER  26/07/03  London
1.50,6    Sera Martin            FRA  28/07/14  Paris
1.49,8    Thomas Hampson         GBR  32/08/02  Los Angeles
1.49,8    Ben Eastman            USA  34/06/16  Princeton
1.49,7    Glenn Cunningham       USA  36/08/20  Stockholm
1.49,6    Elroy Robinson         USA  37/07/11  New York
1.48,4    Sydney Wooderson       GBR  38/08/20  Motspur Park
1.46,6    Rudolf Harbig          GER  39/07/15  Milano
1.45,7    Roger Moens            BEL  55/08/03  Oslo
1.44,3    Peter Snell            NZL  62/02/03  Christchurch
1.44,3    Ralph Doubell          AUS  68/10/15  Mexico City
1.44,3    David Wottle           USA  72/07/01  Eugene
1.43,7    Marcello Fiasconaro    ITA  73/06/27  Milano
1.43,50   Alberto Juantorena     CUB  76/07/25  Montreal
1.43,44   Alberto Juantorena     CUB  77/08/21  Sofia
1.42,33   Sebastian Coe          GBR  79/07/05  Oslo
1.41,73   Sebastian Coe          GBR  81/06/10  Florence


1000 m
2.32,3    Georg Mickler          GER  13/       Hannover
2.29,1    Anatole Bolin          SWE  18/09/22  Stockholm
2.28,6    Sven Lundgren          SWE  22/09/12  Stockholm
2.26,8    Sera Martin            FRA  26/08/30  Paris
2.25,8    Otto Peltzer           GER  27/09/18  Paris
2.23,6    Jules Ladomegue        FRA  30/10/19  Paris
2.21,5    Rudolf Harbig          GER  41/05/24  Dresden
2.21,4    Rune Gustafsson        SWE  46/09/04  Borås
2.21,4    Marcel Hansenne        FRA  48/08/27  Gothenburg
2.21,3    Olle Åberg             SWE  52/08/10  Copenhagen
2.21,2    Stanislaw Jungwirth    TCH  52/10/27  Stara Boleslav
2.20,8    Mal Whitfield          USA  53/08/16  Eskilstuna
2.20,4    Audun Boysen           NOR  53/09/17  Oslo
2.19,5    Audun Boysen           NOR  54/08/18  Gävle
2.19,0    Audun Boysen           NOR  55/08/30  Gothenburg
2.19,0    Istvan Rozsavölgyi     HUN  55/09/21  Tata
2.18,1    Dan Waern              SWE  58/09/19  Turku
2.17,8    Dan Waern              SWE  59/08/21  Karlstad
2.16,7    Siegfried Valentin     DDR  60/07/19  Potsdam
2.16,6    Peter Snell            NZL  64/11/12  Auckland
2.16,2    Jürgen May             DDR  65/07/20  Erfurt
2.16,2    Franz-Josef Kemper     FRG  66/09/21  Hannover
2.16,0    Daniel Malan           SAF  73/06/24  Munich
2.13,9    Rick Wolhuter          USA  74/07/30  Oslo
2.13,40   Sebastian Coe          GBR  80/07/01  Oslo
2.12,18   Sebastian Coe          GBR  81/07/11  Oslo


1500 m
3.56,8    Abel Kiviat            USA  12/06/01  New York 
3.55,8    Abel Kiviat            USA  12/06/08  Cambridge
3.54,7    Jogn Zander            SWE  17/08/05  Stockholm
3.52,6    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  24/06/19  Helsinki
3.51,0    Otto Pelzer            GER  26/09/11  Berlin
3.49,2    Jules Ladoumegue       FRA  30/10/05  Paris
3.49,2    Luigi Beccali          ITA  33/09/09  Turin 
3.49,0    Luigi Beccali          ITA  33/09/17  Milan
3.48,8    William Bontron        USA  34/06/30  Milwaukee
3.47,8    John Lovelock          NZL  36/08/06  Berlin
3.47,6    Gunder Hägg            SWE  41/08/10  Stockholm
3.45,8    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/07/17  Stockholm
3.45,0    Arne Andersson         SWE  43/08/17  Gothenburg
3.43,0    Gunder Hägg            SWE  44/07/07  Gothenburg
3.43,0    Lennart Strand         SWE  47/07/15  Malmö
3.43,0    Werner Lueg            FRG  52/06/29  Berlin
3.42,8    Wes Santee             USA  54/06/04  Compton
3.41,8    John Landy             AUS  54/06/21  Turku
3.40,8    Sandor Iharos          HUN  55/07/28  Helsinki
3.40,8    Laszlo Tabori          HUN  55/09/06  Oslo
3.40,8    Gunnar Nielsen         DEN  55/09/06  Oslo
3.40,6    Istvan Rozsavolgyi     HUN  56/08/03  Tata
3.40,2    Olavi Salsola          FIN  57/07/11  Turku
3.40,2    Olavi Salonen          FIN  57/07/11  Turku
3.38,1    Stanislav Jungwirth    TCH  57/07/12  Stara Boleslav
3.36,0    Herb Elliott           AUS  58/08/28  Gothenburg
3.35,6    Herb Elliott           AUS  60/09/06  Rome
3.33,1    Jim Ryun               USA  67/07/08  Los Angeles
3.32,16   Filbert Bayi           TAN  74/02/02  Christchurch
3.32,03   Sebastian Coe          GBR  79/08/15  Zurich
3.31,36   Steve Ovett            GBR  80/08/27  Koblenz
3.31,24   Sidney Maree           USA  83/08/28  Cologne
3.30,77   Steve Ovett            GBR  83/09/04  Rieti
3.29,67   Steve Cram             GBR  85/07/16  Nice
3.29,46   Said Aouita            MOR  85/08/23  Berlin
3.28,86   Noureddine Morceli     ALG  92/09/06  Rieti
3.27,37   Noureddine Morceli     ALG  95/07/12  Nice


Men, one mile
4.14,4    John Paul Jones        USA  13/05/31  Cambridge, Mass.
4.12,6    Norman Taber           USA  15/07/16  Cambridge, Mass.
4.10,4    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  23/08/23  Stockholm
4.09,2    Jules Ladoumegue       FRA  31/10/04  Paris
4.07,6    Jack Lovelock          NZL  33/07/15  Princeton, NJ.
4.06,8    Glenn Cunningham       USA  34/06/16  Princeton, NJ.
4.06,4    Sydney Wooderson       GBR  37/08/28  Motspur Park
4.06,2    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/07/01  Gothenburg
4.06,2    Arne Andersson         SWE  42/07/10  Stockholm
4.04,6    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/09/04  Stockholm
4.02,6    Arne Andersson         SWE  43/07/01  Gothenburg
4.01,6    Arne Andersson         SWE  44/07/18  Malmö
4.01,4    Gunder Hägg            SWE  45/07/17  Malmö
3.59,4    Roger Bannister        GBR  54/05/06  Oxford
3.58,0    John Landy             AUS  54/06/21  Turku
3.57,2    Derek Ibbotson         GBR  57/07/18  Lontoo
3.54,5    Herb Elliott           AUS  58/08/07  Dublin
3.54,4    Peter Snell            NZL  62/02/27  Wanganui
3.54,1    Peter Snell            NZL  64/11/17  Auckland
3.53,6    Michel Jazy            FRA  65/06/09  Rennes
3.51,3    Jim Ryun               USA  66/07/17  Berkeley, Calif.
3.51,1    Jim Ryun               USA  67/06/23  Bakersfield, Calif.
3.51,0    Filbert Bayi           TAN  75/05/17 Kingston
3.49,4    John Walker            NZL  75/08/12  Gothenburg
3.48,95   Sebastian Coe          GBR  79/07/17  Oslo
3.48,8    Steve Ovett            GBR  80/07/01  Oslo
3.48,53   Sebastian Coe          GBR  81/08/19  Zurich
3.48,40   Steve Ovett            GBR  81/08/26  Koblenz
3.47,33   Sebastian Coe          GBR  81/08/28  Brussels
3.46,32   Steve Cram             GBR  85/07/27  Oslo
3.44,39   Noureddine Morceli     ALG  93/09/05  Rieti


Men, 2000 m
5.30,4    John Zander            SWE  14/06/16  Stockholm
5.26,4    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  22/09/04  Tampere
5.26,0    Edvin Wide             SWE  25/06/11  Stockholm
5.24,6    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  27/06/18  Kuopio
5.23,4    Eino Borg              FIN  27/08/09  Viipuri
5.21,8    Jules Ladomegue        FRA  31/07/02  Paris
5.20,4    Miklos Szabo           HUN  36/10/04  Budapest
5.18,4    Henry Kälarne          SWE  37/07/02  Stockholm
5.16,8    Archie San Romani      USA  37/08/26  Helsinki
5.16,4    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/07/21  Malmö
5.11,8    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/08/23  Östersund
5.07,0    Gaston Reiff           BEL  48/09/29  Brussels
5.02,2    Istvan Rozsavölgyi     HUN  55/10/02  Budapest
5.01,6    Michel Jazy            FRA  62/06/14  Paris
5.01,2    Jozef Odlozil          TCH  65/09/08  Stara Boleslav
4.57,8    Harald Norpoth         FRG  66/09/10  Hagen
4.56,2    Michel Jazy            FRA  66/10/12  St. Maur
4.51,52   John Walker            NZL  76/06/30  Oslo
4.51,39   Steve Cram             GBR  85/08/04  Budapest
4.50,81   Said Aouita            MOR  87/07/16  Paris
4.47,88   Noureddine Morceli     ALG  95/07/03  Paris


Men, 3000 m
8.36,8    Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  12/07/12  Stockholm
8.33,2    John Zander            SWE  18/08/07  Stockholm
8.28,6    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  22/08/27  Turku
8.27,6    Edvin Wide             SWE  25/06/07  Halmstad
8.25,4    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  26/05/24  Berliini
8.20,4    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  26/07/13  Stockholm
8.18,8    Janusz Kusocinski      POL  32/06/19  Antwerpen
8.18,4    Henry Nielsen          DEN  34/07/24  Stockholm
8.14,8    Gunnar Höckert         FIN  36/09/26  Stockholm
8.09,0    Henry Kälarne          SWE  40/08/14  Stockholm
8.01,2    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/08/28  Stockholm
7.58,8    Gaston Reiff           BEL  49/08/12  Gävle
7.55,6    Sandor Iharos          HUN  55/05/14  Budapest
7.55,6    Gordon Pirie           GBR  56/06/22  Trondheim
7.52,8    Gordon Pirie           GBR  56/09/04  Malmö
7.49,2    Michel Jazy            FRA  62/06/27  St. Maur
7.49,0    Michel Jazy            FRA  65/06/23  Melun
7.46,0    Siegfried Herrmann     DDR  65/08/05  Erfurt
7.39,6    Kipchoge Keino         KEN  65/08/27  Hälsingborg
7.37,6    Emiel Puttemans        BEL  72/09/14  Århus
7.35,2    Brendan Foster         GBR  74/08/03  Gateshead
7.32,1    Henry Rono             KEN  78/06/27  Oslo
7.29,45   Said Aouita            MOR  89/08/20  Cologne
7.28,96   Moses Kiptanui         KEN  92/08/16  Cologne
7.25,11   Noureddine Morceli     ALG  94/08/02  Monaco
7.20,67   Daniel Komen           KEN  96/09/01  Rieti


Men, Two miles
9.17,0    Alfred Shrubb          GBR  03/09/12  London
9.08,4    Alfred Shrubb          GBR  04/06/11  Glasgow
9.08,4    Edvin Wide             SWE  25/06/23  Kramfors
9.01,4    Edvin Wide             SWE  26/09/12  Berlin
8.59,6    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  31/06/24  Helsinki
8.58,4    Don Lash               USA  36/06/13  Princeton
8.57,4    Gunnar Höckert         FIN  36/09/24  Stockholm
8.56,0    Miklos Szabo           HUN  37/09/30  Budapest
8.53,2    Taisto Mäki            FIN  39/06/07  Helsinki
8.47,8    Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/06/03  Stockholm
8.46,4    Gunder Hägg            SWE  44/06/25  Östersund
8.42,8    Gunder Hägg            SWE  44/08/04  Stockholm
8.40,4    Gaston Reiff           BEL  52/08/26  Paris
8.33,4    Sandor Iharos          HUN  55/05/30  London
8.32,0    Albert Thomas          AUS  58/08/07  Dublin
8.30,0    Murray Halberg         NZL  61/06/07  Jyväskylä
8.29,8    Jim Beatty             USA  62/06/08  Los Angeles
8.29,6    Michel Jazy            FRA  63/06/06  Paris
8.26,4    Bob Schul              USA  64/08/29  Los Angeles
8.22,6    Michel Jazy            FRA  65/06/23  Melun
8.19,8    Ron Clarke             AUS  67/07/27  Västerås
8.19,6    Ron Clarke             AUS  68/08/24  London
8.17,8    Emil Puttemans         BEL  71/08/21  Edinburgh
8.14,0    Lasse Viren            FIN  72/08/14  Stockholm
8.13,8    Brendan Foster         GBR  73/08/27  London
8.13,51   Steve Ovett            GBR  78/09/15  London
8.13,45   Said Aouita            MOR  87/05/28  Turin
8.12,17   Khalid Skah            MOR  93/06/31  Hechtel
8.09,01   Moses Kiptanui         KEN  94/06/30  Hechtel
8.07,46   Haile Gebrselassie     ETH  95/05/27  Kerkrade
8.03,54   Daniel Komen           KEN  96/07/14  Lappeenranta
8.01,10   Heile Gebrselassie     ETH  97/05/31  Hengelo


Men, 5000 m
15.01,2   Arthur Robinson        GBR  08/09/13  Stockholm
14.36,6   Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  12/07/10  Stockholm
14.35,4   Paavo Nurmi            FIN  22/09/12  Stockholm
14.28,2   Paavo Nurmi            FIN  24/06/19  Helsinki
14.17,0   Lauri Lehtinen         FIN  32/06/19  Helsinki
14.08,8   Taisto Mäki            FIN  39/06/16  Helsinki
13.58,2   Gunder Hägg            SWE  42/09/20  Gothenburg
13.57,2   Emil Zatopek           TCH  54/05/30  Paris
13.56,6   Vladimir Kuts          SOV  54/08/29  Berne 
13.51,6   Chris Chataway         GBR  54/10/13  London
13.51,2   Vladimir Kuts          SOV  54/10/23  Prague
13.50,8   Sandor Iharos          HUN  55/09/10  Budapest
13.46,8   Vladimir Kuts          SOV  55/09/18  Belgrad
13.40,6   Sandor Iharos          HUN  55/10/23  Budapest
13.36,8   Gordon Pirie           GBR  56/06/19  Bergen
13.35,0   Vladimir Kuts          SOV  57/10/13  Rome
13.34,8   Ron Clarke             AUS  65/01/16  Hobart
13.33,6   Ron Clarke             AUS  65/02/01  Auckland
13.25,8   Ron Clarke             AUS  65/06/04  Compton
13.24,2   Kipchoge Keino         KEN  65/11/30  Auckland
13.16,6   Ron Clarke             AUS  66/07/05  Stockholm
13.16,4   Lasse Viren            FIN  72/09/14  Helsinki
13.13,0   Emil Puttemans         BEL  72/09/20  Brussels
13.12,86  Dick Quax              NZL  77/07/05  Stockholm
13.08,4   Henry Rono             KEN  78/04/08  Berkeley
13.06,20  Henry Rono             KEN  81/09/13  Knarvik
13.00,41  David Moorcroft        GBR  82/07/07  Oslo
13.00,40  Said Aouita            MOR  85/07/27  Oslo
12.58,39  Said Aouita            MOR  87/07/22  Rome
12.56,96  Haile Gebrselassie     ETH  94/06/04  Hengelo
12.55,30  Moses Kiptanui         KEN  95/06/08  Rome
12.44,39  Haile Gebrselassie     ETH  95/08/16  Zurich


Men, 10 000 m
31.02,4   Alfred Shrubb          GBR  04/11/05  Glasgow
30.58,8   Jean Bouin             FRA  11/11/16  Paris
30.40,2   Paavo Nurmi            FIN  21/06/22  Stockholm
30.35,4   Ville Ritola           FIN  24/05/25  Helsinki
30.23,2   Ville Ritola           FIN  24/07/06  Paris
30.06,2   Paavo Nurmi            FIN  24/08/31  Kuopio
30.05,6   Ilmari Salminen        FIN  37/07/18  Kouvola
30.02,0   Taisto Mäki            FIN  38/09/29  Tampere
29.52,6   Taisto Mäki            FIN  39/09/17  Helsinki
29.35,4   Viljo Heino            FIN  44/08/25  Helsinki
29.28,2   Emil Zatopek           TCH  49/06/11  Ostrava
29.27,2   Viljo Heino            FIN  49/09/01  Kouvola
29.21,2   Emil Zatopek           TCH  49/10/22  Ostrava
29.02,6   Emil Zatopek           TCH  50/08/04  Turku
29.01,6   Emil Zatopek           TCH  53/11/01  Stara Boleslav
28.54,2   Emil Zatopek           TCH  54/06/01  Brussels
28.42,8   Sandor Iharos          HUN  56/07/15  Budapest
28.30,4   Vladimir Kuts          SOV  56/09/11  Moscow
28.18,8   Pjotr Bolotnikov       SOV  60/10/15  Kiev
28.18,2   Pjotr Bolotnikov       SOV  62/08/11  Moscow
28.15,6   Ron Clarke             AUS  63/12/18  Melbourne
27.39,4   Ron Clarke             AUS  65/07/14  Oslo
27.38,35  Lasse Viren            FIN  72/09/03  Munich
27.30,80  Dave Bedford           GBR  73/07/13  London
27.30,47  Samson Kimobwa         KEN  77/06/30  Helsinki
27.22,5   Henry Rono             KEN  78/06/11  Vienna
27.13,81  Fernando Mamede        POR  84/07/02  Stockholm
27.08,23  Arturo Barrios         MEX  89/08/18  Berlin
27.07,91  Richard Chelimo        KEN  93/07/05  Stockholm
26,58,38  Yobes Ondieki          KEN  93/07/10  Oslo
26.52,23  William Sigei          KEN  94/07/22  Oslo
26.43,53  Haile Gebrselassie     ETH  95/06/05  Hengelo
26.38,08  Salah Hissou           MOR  96/08/23  Brussels


Men, 20 000 m
1:07.40,2 Tatu Kolehmainen       FIN  13/       Helsinki
1:07.11,2 Albin Stenroos         FIN  23/       Helsinki
1:07.07,2 Ville Kyrönen          FIN  24/       Hamina
1:06.29,0 Väinö Sipilä           FIN  26/       Stockholm
1:04.38,4 Paavo Nurmi            FIN  30/       Stockholm
1:04.00,2 Juan Zabala            ARG  36/       Munich
1:03.01,2 Andras Csaplar         HUN  41/       Budapest
1:02.40,0 Viljo Heino            FIN  49/       Turku
1:01.16,0 Emil Zatopek           TCH  51/       Prague
59.51,8   Emil Zatopek           TCH  51/       Stara Boleslav
59.28,6   Bill Baillie           NZL  63/       Auckland
59.22,8   Ron Clarke             AUS  65/       Geelong
58.06,2   Gaston Roelants        BEL  66/10/28  Leuven
57.44,4   Gaston Roelants        BEL  72/07/20  Brussels
57.31,8   Jos Hermens            HOL  75/07/28  Papendal
57.24,2   Jos Hermens            HOL  76/05/01  Papendal
57.18,4   Dionisio Castro        POR  90/03/31  La Fleche
56.55,6   Arturo Barrios         MEX  91/03/30  La Fleche


Men, one hour
18.742    Alfred Shrubb          GBR  04/11/05  Glasgow
19.021    Jean Bouin             FRA  13/07/06  Stockholm
19.210    Paavo Nurmi            FIN  28/10/07  Berlin
19.339    Viljo Heino            FIN  45/09/30  Turku
19.558    Emil Zatopek           TCH  51/09/15  Prague
20.052    Emil Zatopek           TCH  51/09/25  Stara Boleslav
20.190    Bill Baillie           NZL  63/08/24  Auckland
20.232    Ron Clarke             AUS  65/10/27  Geelong
20.664    Gaston Roelants        BEL  66/10/28  Leuven
20.784    Gaston Roelants        BEL  72/07/20  Brussels
20.907    Jos Hermens            HOL  75/07/28  Papendal
20.944    Jos Hermens            HOL  76/05/01  Papendal
21.101    Arturo Barrios         MEX  91/03/30  La Fleche


Men, 25 000 m
1:26.29,6 Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  20/       Tampere
1:25.20,0 Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  22/       Tampere
1:24.24,0 Martti Marttelin       FIN  28/       Tampere
1.23:45,8 Ernie Harper           GBR  29/       Berlin
1:22.28,8 Martti Marttelin       FIN  30/       Viipuri
1.21:27,0 Erkki Tamila           FIN  39/       Joensuu
1:20.14,0 Mikko Hietanen         FIN  48/       Kokkola
1:19.11,8 Emil Zatopek           TCH  52/       Stara Boleslav
1:17.34,0 Albert Ivanov          SOV  55/       Moscow
1:16.36,4 Emil Zatopek           TCH  55/       Celakovice
1:15.22,6 Ron Hill               GBR  65/       Bolton
1:14.55,6 Seppo Nikkari          FIN  73/10/14  Jyväskylä
1:14.16,8 Pekka Päivärinta       FIN  75/05/15  Oulu
1:14.12,0 Bill Rodgers           USA  79/02/21  Saratoga
1:13.55,8 Toshihiko Seko         JPN  81/03/22  Christchurch


Men, 30 000 m
1:48.06,2 Albin Stenroos         FIN  15/       Helsinki
1:47.13,4 Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  22/       Viipuri
1:46.11,6 Albin Stenroos         FIN  24/       Viipuri
1:43.07,8 Väinö Sipilä           FIN  28/       Tampere
1:42.30,4 Juan Zabala            ARG  31/       Vienna
1:40.57,6 Jose Ribas             ARG  32/       Buenos Aires
1:40.49,8 Mikko Hietanen         FIN  47/       Jyväskylä
1:40.46,4 Mikko Hietanen         FIN  48/       Jyväskylä
1:39.14,6 Feodosi Vanin          SOV  49/       Tbilisi
1:38.54,0 Jakov Moskatchenkov    SOV  51/       Moscow
1:35.23,8 Emil Zatopek           TCH  52/       Stara Boleslav
1:35.03,6 Antti Viskari          FIN  56/       Lappeenranta
1:35.01,0 Albert Ivanov          SOV  57/       Moscow
1:34.41,2 Aurele Vandendriessche BEL  62/       Waregem
1:34.32,2 Viktor Baikov          SOV  63/       Moscow
1:34.01,8 Jim Alder              GBR  64/       Walton-on-Thames
1:32.34,6 Tim Johnston           GBR  65/       Walton-on-Thames
1:32.25,4 Jim Hogan              GBR  66/       Walton-on-Thames
1:31.30,4 Jim Alder              GBR  70/09/05  London
1:29.18,8 Toshihiko Seko         JPN  81/03/22  Christchurch


Men, marathon
2:55.18   John Hayes             USA  08/07/24  London
2:52.45   Robert Fowler          USA  09/01/01  New York
2:46.52   James Clark            USA  09/02/12  New York
2:46.04   Albert Raine           USA  09/       New York
2:42.31   Fred Barett            GBR  09/       London
2:38.16   Harry Green            GBR  13/05/12  London
2:36.06   Alexis Ahlgren         SWE  13/05/31  London
2:32.35   Hannes Kolehmainen     FIN  20/08/22  Antwerp
2:29.01   Albert Michelson       USA  25/10/12  Port Chester
2:27.49   Fushashige Suzuki      JPN  35/03/31  Tokyo
2:26.44   Yashuo Ikenaka         JPN  35/04/03  Tokyo
2:26.42   Kitei Son              JPN  35/11/03  Tokyo
2:25.39   Yun Bok Suh            KOR  47/04/19  Boston
2:20.42   Jim Peters             GBR  52/06/14  Cheswick
2:18.40   Jim Peters             GBR  53/06/13  Cheswick
2:18.34   Jim Peters             GBR  53/10/04  Turku
2:17.39   Jim Peters             GBR  54/06/26  Cheswick
2:15.17   Sergey Popov           SOV  58/08/24  Stockholm
2:15.16   Abebe Bikila           ETH  60/09/10  Rome
2:15.15   Toru Terasawa          JPN  63/02/17  Beppu
2:14.28   Leonard Edelen         USA  63/06/15  Cheswick
2:13.55   Basil Heatley          GBR  64/06/13  Cheswick
2:12.11   Abebe Bikila           ETH  64/10/21  Tokyo
2:11.00   Morio Shigematsu       JPN  65/06/12  Cheswick
2:09.36   Derek Clayton          AUS  67/12/03  Fukuoka
2:08.34   Derek Clayton          AUS  69/05/30  Antwerp
2:08.18   Rob de Castella        AUS  81/12/06  Fukuoka
2:08.05   Steve Jones            GBR  84/10/21  Chicago
2:07.12   Carlos Lopes           POR  85/04/20  Rotterdam
2:06.50   Belayneh Dinsamo       ETH  88/04/17  Rotterdam


Men, 110 m hurdles
15,0      Forrest Smithson       USA  08/07/27  London
14,6      Bob Simpson            USA  16/       [not recognized by the IAAF]
14,8      Earl Thomson           CAN  20/08/18  Antwerp
14,8      Sten Pettersson        SWE  27/09/18  Stockholm
14,6      George Weightman-Smith SAF  28/07/31  Amsterdam
14,4      Erik Wenneström        SWE  29/08/25  Stockholm
14,4      Bengt Sjöstedt         FIN  31/09/05  Helsinki
14,4      Percy Beard            USA  32/06/23  Cambridge
14,4      Jack Keller            USA  32/07/16  Palo Alto
14,4      George Sailing         USA  32/08/02  Los Angeles
14,4      John Morris            USA  33/09/08  Turin
14,3      Percy Beard            USA  34/07/26  Stockholm
14,2      Percy Beard            USA  34/08/06  Oslo
14,2      Alvin Moreau           USA  35/08/02  Oslo
14,1      Forrest Towns          USA  36/06/19  Chicago
14,1      Forrest Towns          USA  36/08/06  Berlin
13,7      Forrest Towns          USA  36/08/27  Oslo
13,7      Fred Walcott           USA  41/06/29  Philadelphia
13,6      Richard Attlesey       USA  50/06/24  College Park
13,5      Richard Attlesey       USA  50/07/10  Helsinki
13,4      Jack Davis             USA  56/06/22  Bakersfield
13,2      Martin Lauer           FRG  59/07/07  Zurich
13,2      Lee Calhoun            USA  60/08/21  Bern
13,43     Earl McCullouch        USA  67/07/16  Minneapolis
13,38     Ervin Hall             USA  68/10/17  Mexico City
13,33     Willie Davenport       USA  68/10/17  Mexico City
13,2      Willie Davenport       USA  69/07/04  Zurich
13,2      Ervin Hall             USA  69/06/19  Knoxville
13,2      Thomas Hill            USA  70/06/13  Wichita
13,24     Rodney Milburn         USA  72/09/02  Munich
13,21     Alejandro Casanas      CUB  77/08/21  Sofia
13,16     Renaldo Nehemiah       USA  79/04/14  San Jose
13,00     Renaldo Nehemiah       USA  79/05/06  Westwood
12,93     Renaldo Nehemiah       USA  81/08/19  Zurich
12,92     Roger Kingdom          USA  89/08/16  Zurich
12,91     Colin Jackson          GBR  93/08/20  Stuttgart


Men, 400 m hurdles
55,0      Charles Bacon          USA  08/07/22  London
54,2      John Norton            USA  20/06/26  Pasadena
54,0      Frank Loomin           USA  20/08/16  Antwerp
53,8      Sten Pettersson        SWE  25/10/04  Paris
53,6      John Gibson            USA  27/07/02  Lincoln
52,0      Morgan Taylor          USA  28/07/04  Philadelphia
52,0      Glenn Hardin           USA  32/08/01  Los Angeles
51,8      Glenn Hardin           USA  34/06/30	Milwaukee
50,6      Glenn Hardin           USA  34/07/26	Stockholm
50,4      Yuriy Lituyev          SOV  53/09/20  Budapest
49,5      Glenn Davis            USA  56/06/29  Los Angeles
49,2      Glenn Davis            USA  58/08/06  Budapest
49,2      Salvatore Morale       ITA  62/09/14  Belgrad
49,1      Warren Cawley          USA  64/09/13  Los Angeles
48,6      Geoffrey Vanderstock   USA  68/09/11  Echo Summit
48,12     David Hemery           GBR  68/10/15  Mexico City
47,82     John Akii-Bua          UGA  72/09/02  Munich
47,64     Edwin Moses            USA  76/07/25  Montreal
47,45     Edwin Moses            USA  77/06/11  Westwood
47,13     Edwin Moses            USA  80/07/03  Milan
47,02     Edwin Moses            USA  83/08/31  Koblenz
46,78     Kevin Young            USA  92/08/06  Barcelona


Men, 3000 m steeplechase
8.49,6    Sandor Rozsnyoi        HUN  54/08/28  Bern
8.47,8    Pentti Karvonen        FIN  55/07/01  Helsinki
8.45,4    Pentti Karvonen        FIN  55/07/15  Oslo
8.45,4    Vasili Vlasenko        SOV  55/08/18  Moscow
8.41,2    Jerzy Chromik          POL  55/08/31  Brno
8.40,2    Jerzy Chromik          POL  55/09/11  Budapest
8.39,8    Semjon Rzistsin        SOV  56/08/14  Moscow
8.35,6    Sandor Rozsnyoi        HUN  56/09/16  Budapest
8.35,6    Semjon Rzistsin        SOV  58/08/02  Tallinn
8.32,0    Jerzy Chromik          POL  58/08/02  Warszawa
8.31,4    Zdzislaw Kryszkowiak   POL  60/06/26  Tula
8.31,2    Grigori Taran          SOV  61/05/28  Kiev
8.30,4    Zdzislaw Kryszkowiak   POL  61/06/26  Walcz
8.29,6    Gaston Roelants        BEL  63/09/07  Leuuwen
8.26,4    Gaston Roelants        BEL  65/08/07  Brussels
8.24,2    Jouko Kuha             FIN  68/07/17  Stockholm
8.22,2    Vladimir Dudin         SOV  69/08/19  Kiev
8.22,0    Kerry O'Brien          AUS  70/07/04  Berlin
8.20,8    Anders Gärderud        SWE  72/09/14  Helsinki
8.20,8    Ben Jipcho             KEN  73/01/15  Lagos
8.13,91   Ben Jipcho             KEN  73/06/19  Helsinki
8.10,4    Anders Gärderud        SWE  75/06/25  Oslo
8.09,8    Anders Gärderud        SWE  75/07/01  Stockholm
8.08,02   Anders Gärderud        SWE  76/07/28  Montreal
8.05,4    Henry Rono             KEN  78/05/13  Seattle
8.05,35   Peter Koech            KEN  89/07/03  Stockholm
8.02,08   Moses Kiptanui         KEN  92/08/19  Zurich
7.59,18   Moses Kiptanui         KEN  95/08/16  Zurich


Men, 4 x 100 m
42,3      Germany                GER  12/07/08  Stockholm
          Röhr, Kern, Herman, Rau
42,2      United States          USA  20/08/22  Antwerpen
          Paddock, Scholz, Murchison, Kirksey
42,0      Great Britain          GBR  24/07/12  Paris
          Abrahams, Rangeley, Royle, Nichol
42,0      Netherlands            HOL  24/07/12  Paris
          Boot, Broos, de Vries, van den Berge
41,0      United States          USA  24/07/13  Paris
          Hussey, Clarke, Murchison, Leconey
41,0      Newark A.C.            USA  27/07/04  Lincoln
          Bowman, Curie, Pappas, Cumming
41,0      FC Eintracht Frankfurt GER  28/06/10  Halle
          Geerling, Weichmann, Metzner, Salz
40,8      Germany                GER  28/09/02  Berlin
          Jonath, Corts, Houben, Körnig
40,8      SC Charlottenburg      GER  29/07/22  Breslau
          Körnig, Grosser, Natan, Schloske
40,8      Univ. of Southern Cal. USA  31/05/09  Fresno
          Delby, Maurer, Guyer, Wykoff
40,0      United States          USA  32/08/07  Los Angeles
          Kiesel, Toppino, Dyer, Wykoff
39,8      United States          USA  36/08/09  Berlin
          Owens, Metcalfe, Draper, Wykoff
39,5      United States          USA  56/12/01  Melbourne
          Murchison, King, Baker, Morrow
39,5      West Germany           FRG  58/08/29  Cologne
          Steinback, Lauer, Fütterer, Germar
39,5      West Germany           FRG  60/09/07  Rome
          Cullmann, Hary, Mahlendorf, Lauer
39,5      West Germany           FRG  60/09/08  Rome
          Cullmann, Hary, Mahlendorf, Lauer
39,1      United States          USA  61/07/15  Moscow
          Jones, Budd, Frazier, Drayton
39,0      United States          USA  64/10/21  Tokyo
          Drayton, Ashworth, Stebbins, Hayes
38,6      Univ. of Southern Cal.MULTI 67/06/17  Provo
          McCullough, Kuller, Simpson, Miller
38,6      Jamaica                JAM  68/10/19  Mexico City
          Stewart, Fray, Forbes, Miller
38,39     Jamaica                JAM  68/10/19  Mexico City
          Stewart, Fray, Forbes, Miller
38,19     United States          USA  68/10/20  Mexico City
          Greene, Pender, Smith, Hines
38,19     United States          USA  72/09/10  Munich
          Black, Taylor, Tinker, Hart
38,03     United States          USA  77/09/03  Düsseldorf
          Collins, Riddick, Wiley, Williams
37,86     United States          USA  83/08/10  Helsinki
          King, Gault, Smith, Lewis
37,83     United States          USA  84/08/11  Los Angeles
          Graddy, Brown, Smith, Lewis
37,79     France                 FRA  90/09/01  Split
          Moriniere, Sangouma, Trouabal, Marie-Rose
37,67     United States          USA  91/08/07  Zurich
          Marsh, Burrell, Mitchell, Lewis
37,50     United States          USA  91/09/01  Tokyo
          Cason, Burrell, Mitchell, Lewis
37,40     United States          USA  92/08/08  Barcelona
          Marsh, Burrell, Mitchell, Lewis
37,40     United States          USA  93/08/21  Stuttgart
          Drummond, Cason, Mitchell, Burrell


Men, 4 x 200 m
1.27,8    Univ. of Pennsylvania  USA  19/06/07  Philadelphia
          Landers, Davis, Haymond, Smith
1.27,4    New York AC            USA  21/07/05  Pasadena
          Wefers, Lovejoy, Ray, Farell
1.25,8    Univ. of South. Calif. USA  27/05/14  Los Angeles
          House, Smith, Borah, Lewis
1.25,0    Stanford University    USA  37/05/15  Fresno
          Kneubuhl, Hiserman, Malot, Weisershauser
1.24,4    Univ. of South. Calif. USA  49/05/14  Fresno
          Paton, Frazier, Pasquali, Stocks
1.24,0    Univ. of South. Calif. USA  49/05/20  Fresno
          Paton, Frazier, Pasquali, Stocks
1.23,8    United States          USA  56/12/05  Sydney
          King, Stanfield, Baker, Morrow
1.22,7    Texas University       USA  57/04/05  Austin
          Wilson, Southern, Gainey, Whilsen
1.22,6    Abilene Chr. College   USA  58/05/31  Modesto
          Wooshouse, Segrest, Peterson, Morrow
1.22,1    San Jose State College USA  67/05/13  Fresno
          Shackelford, Talmadge, Evans, Smith
1.21,5    Italy                  ITA  72/07/21  Barletta
          Mennea, Ossolo, Abeti, Benedetti
1.21,4    Arizona State Univ.    USA  77/04/30  Philadelphia

1.20,26   Univ. of South. Calif. USA  78/05/27  Tempe
          Andrews, Sanford, Mullins, Edwards
1.19,38   Santa Monica TC        USA  89/08/23  Koblenz
          Everett, Burrell, Heard, Lewis
1.19,11   Santa Monica TC        USA  92/04/25  Philadelphia
          Marsh, Heard, Burrell, Lewis
1.18,68   Santa Monica TC        USA  94/04/20  Walnut
          Marsh, Burrell, Heard, Lewis


Men, 4 x 400 m
3.18,2    United States          USA  11/09/04  Celtic Park
          Schaff, Sheppard, Gissing, Rosenberger
3.16,6    United States          USA  12/07/15  Stockholm
          Sheppard, Lindberg, Meredith, Reidpath
3.16,0    United States          USA  24/07/13  Paris
          Cochrane, Helffrich, McDonald, Stevenson
3.14,2    United States          USA  28/08/05  Amsterdam
          Baird, Spencer, Alderman, Barbuti
3.13,4    United States          USA  28/08/11  London
          Baird, Taylor, Barbuti, Spencer
3.12,6    Stanford University    USA  31/05/08  Fresno
          Shore, A.Hables, L.Hables, Eastman
3.08,2    United States          USA  32/08/07  Los Angeles
          Fuqua, Ablowich, Warner, Carrz
3.03,9    Jamaica                JAM  52/07/27  Helsinki
          Wint, Laing, McKenley, Rhoden
3.02,2    United States          USA  60/09/08  Rome
          Yerman, Young, Glenn Davis, Otis Davis
3.00,7    United States          USA  64/10/21  Tokyo
          Cassell, Larrabee, Williams, Carr
2.59,6    United States          USA  66/07/24  Los Angeles
          Frey, Evans, Smith, Lewis
2.56,16   United States          USA  68/10/20  Mexico City
          Matthews, Freeman, James, Evans
2.56,16   United States          USA  88/10/01  Seoul
          Everett, Lewis, Robinzine, Reynolds
2.55,74   United States          USA  92/08/08  Barcelona
          Valmon, Watts, Johnson, Lewis
2.54,29   United States          USA  93/08/22  Stuttgart
          Valmon, Watts, Reynolds, Johnson


Track & Field Statistics


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