Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 8:06.11 Junxia WANG 09 JAN 1973 CHN CHN Beijing (CHN) 13 SEP 1993
World Championships in Athletics Records 8:28.71 Yunxia QU 25 DEC 1972 CHN CHN Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 16 AUG 1993
World Leading 2021 8:27.49 Beatrice CHEBET 05 MAR 2000 KEN KEN Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha (QAT) 28 MAY 2021
Olympic Games Records 8:26.53 Tatyana SAMOLENKO 12 AUG 1961 URS URS Olympic Stadium, Jamsil, Seoul (KOR) 25 SEP 1988
Area Records - Africa 8:16.60 Genzebe DIBABA 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 06 FEB 2014
Area Records - Asia 8:06.11 Junxia WANG 09 JAN 1973 CHN CHN Beijing (CHN) 13 SEP 1993
Area Records - Europe 8:18.49 Sifan HASSAN 01 JAN 1993 NED NED Cobb Track and Angell Field - Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA (USA) 30 JUN 2019
Area Records - NACAC 8:25.70 Karissa SCHWEIZER 04 MAY 1996 USA USA Boston Univ. Track & Tennis Center, Boston, MA (USA) 27 FEB 2020
Area Records - Oceania 8:35.31 Kimberley SMITH 19 NOV 1981 NZL NZL Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 25 JUL 2007
Area Records - South America 9:02.37 Delirde Maria BERNARDI 27 APR 1969 BRA BRA Linz (AUT) 04 JUL 1994
Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 8:28.83 Zola BUDD 26 MAY 1966 GBR GBR Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 07 SEP 1985
World U20 Championships Records 8:41.76 Beyenu DEGEFA 12 JUL 1999 ETH ETH Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium, Bydgoszcz (POL) 20 JUL 2016
World U20 Leading 2021 8:59.53 Judy JEPNGETICH 24 DEC 2002 KEN KEN Athletics Stadium, Konosu (JPN) 28 MAR 2021
Type Progression Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U18 Best Performances 8:36.45 Ningning MA 20 SEP 1976 CHN CHN Jinan (CHN) 06 JUN 1993
World U18 Championships Records 8:53.94 Mercy CHERONO 07 MAY 1991 KEN KEN Ostrava (CZE) 11 JUL 2007
Youth Olympic Games Records 9:01.58 Nozomi Musembi TAKAMATSU 31 AUG 1997 JPN JPN Olympic Stadium, Nanjing (CHN) 24 AUG 2014

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* Pending ratification.