World Record Progression of 3000 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
7:20.67 Daniel KOMEN 17 MAY 1976 KEN KEN Rieti (ITA) 01 SEP 1996
7:25.11 Noureddine MORCELI 28 FEB 1970 ALG ALG Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 02 AUG 1994
7:28.96 Moses KIPTANUI 01 OCT 1970 KEN KEN Köln (GER) 16 AUG 1992
7:29.45 Saïd AOUITA 02 NOV 1959 MAR MAR Köln (GER) 20 AUG 1989
7:32.1h Henry RONO 12 FEB 1952 KEN KEN Oslo (NOR) 27 JUN 1978
7:35.2h Brendan FOSTER 12 JAN 1948 GBR GBR Gateshead (GBR) 03 AUG 1974
7:37.6h Emiel PUTTEMANS 08 OCT 1947 BEL BEL Aarhus (DEN) 14 SEP 1972
7:39.6h Kipchoge KEINO 17 JAN 1940 KEN KEN Helsingborg (SWE) 27 AUG 1965
7:46.0h Siegfried HERRMANN 07 NOV 1932 GDR GDR Erfurt (GER) 05 AUG 1965
7:49.0h Michel JAZY 13 JUN 1936 FRA FRA Melun (FRA) 23 JUN 1965
7:49.2h Michel JAZY 13 JUN 1936 FRA FRA St-Maur (FRA) 27 JUN 1962
7:52.8h Gordon PIRIE 10 FEB 1931 GBR GBR Malmö (SWE) 04 SEP 1956
7:55.6h Gordon PIRIE 10 FEB 1931 GBR GBR Trondheim (NOR) 22 JUN 1956
7:55.6h Sándor IHAROS 20 MAR 1930 HUN HUN Budapest (HUN) 14 MAY 1955
7:58.8h Gaston REIFF 24 FEB 1921 BEL BEL Gävle (SWE) 12 AUG 1949
8:01.2h Gunder HÄGG 31 DEC 1918 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 28 AUG 1942
8:09.0h Henry KÄLARNE 12 MAY 1912 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 14 AUG 1940
8:14.8h Gunnar HÖCKERT 12 OCT 1910 FIN FIN Stockholm (SWE) 16 SEP 1936
8:18.4h Henry NIELSEN 02 OCT 1910 DEN DEN Stockholm (SWE) 24 JUL 1934
8:18.8h Janusz KUSOCIƃSKI 15 JAN 1907 POL POL Antwerpen (BEL) 19 JUN 1932
8:20.4h Paavo NURMI 13 JUN 1897 FIN FIN Stockholm (SWE) 12 JUL 1926
8:25.4h Paavo NURMI 13 JUN 1897 FIN FIN Berlin (GER) 24 MAY 1926
8:27.6h Edvin WIDE 22 FEB 1896 SWE SWE Halmstad (SWE) 07 JUN 1925
8:28.6h Paavo NURMI 13 JUN 1897 FIN FIN Turku (FIN) 27 AUG 1922
8:33.2h John ZANDER 31 JAN 1890 SWE SWE Stockholm (SWE) 07 AUG 1918
8:36.8h Hannes KOLEHMAINEN 09 DEC 1889 FIN FIN Olympiastadion, Stockholm (SWE) 06 JUL 1912

Legend

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