World Record Progression of 3000 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
8:16.60 Genzebe DIBABA 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Globe Arena, Stockholm (SWE) 06 FEB 2014
8:23.72 Meseret DEFAR 19 NOV 1983 ETH ETH Schleyer Halle, Stuttgart (GER) 03 FEB 2007
8:27.86 Liliya SHOBUKHOVA 13 NOV 1977 RUS RUS Moskva (RUS) 17 FEB 2006
8:29.15 Berhane ADERE 23 NOV 1973 ETH ETH Stuttgart (GER) 03 FEB 2002
8:32.88 Gabriela SZABO 14 NOV 1975 ROU ROU Birmingham (GBR) 18 FEB 2001
8:33.82 Elly VAN HULST 09 JUN 1959 NED NED Sportcsarnok, Budapest (HUN) 04 MAR 1989
8:39.79 Zola BUDD 26 MAY 1966 GBR GBR Cosford (GBR) 08 FEB 1986

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.