World Record Progression of 5000 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
14:11.15 Tirunesh DIBABA 01 OCT 1985 ETH ETH Bislett, Oslo (NOR) 06 JUN 2008
14:16.63 Meseret DEFAR 19 NOV 1983 ETH ETH Oslo (NOR) 15 JUN 2007
14:24.53 Meseret DEFAR 19 NOV 1983 ETH ETH New York, NY (USA) 03 JUN 2006
14:24.68 Elvan ABEYLEGESSE 11 SEP 1982 TUR TUR Bergen (NOR) 11 JUN 2004
14:28.09 Jiang BO 13 MAR 1977 CHN CHN Shanghai (CHN) 23 OCT 1997
14:31.27 Yanmei DONG 16 FEB 1977 CHN CHN Shanghai (CHN) 21 OCT 1997
14:36.45 Fernanda RIBEIRO 23 JUN 1969 POR POR Hechtel (BEL) 22 JUL 1995
14:37.33 Ingrid KRISTIANSEN 21 MAR 1956 NOR NOR Stockholm (SWE) 05 AUG 1986
14:48.07 Zola BUDD 26 MAY 1966 GBR GBR London (GBR) 26 AUG 1985
14:58.89 Ingrid KRISTIANSEN 21 MAR 1956 NOR NOR Oslo (NOR) 28 JUN 1984
15:08.26 Mary TABB 04 AUG 1958 USA USA Eugene, OR (USA) 05 JUN 1982
15:13.22 Anne AUDAIN 01 NOV 1955 NZL NZL Auckland (NZL) 17 MAR 1982
15:14.51 Paula FUDGE 30 MAR 1952 GBR GBR Knarvik (NOR) 13 SEP 1981

Legend

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