Bernard Lagat celebrates as he crosses the line to win gold ahead of Mo Farah and Edwin Sol in the men’s 3000m in Istanbul (Getty Images)
Bernard Lagat celebrates as he crosses the line to win gold ahead of Mo Farah and Edwin Sol in the men’s 3000m in Istanbul (Getty Images)
  • COUNTRY United States United States
  • DATE OF BIRTH 12 DEC 1974
Personal Best - Outdoor
Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 1:46.00 Berlin 10 AUG 2003
1000 Metres 2:16.18 Gateshead 31 AUG 2008
1500 Metres 3:26.34 Bruxelles 24 AUG 2001
One Mile 3:47.28 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 JUN 2001
2000 Metres 4:55.49 Stockholm 30 JUL 1999
3000 Metres 7:29.00 Rieti 29 AUG 2010
Two Miles 8:12.45 Eugene, OR 08 JUN 2008
5000 Metres 12:53.60 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL 2011
Half Marathon 1:02:33 New York City, NY 17 MAR 2013
Personal Best - Indoor
Performance Wind Place Date
800 Metres 1:47.07 Reno, NV 20 FEB 1999
1000 Metres 2:18.12 Karlsruhe 11 FEB 2007
1500 Metres 3:33.34 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB 2005
One Mile 3:49.89 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB 2005
2000 Metres 4:54.74 New York (Armory), NY 15 FEB 2014
3000 Metres 7:32.43 Birmingham, GBR 17 FEB 2007
Two Miles 8:09.49 New York (Armory), NY 16 FEB 2013
5000 Metres 13:07.15 New York (Armory), NY 11 FEB 2012
Progression - Outdoor showShow All Graphs
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 1:46.84 Lausanne 07 JUL
2005 1:47.07 Kingston, JAM 07 MAY
2004 1:46.96 Walnut, CA 18 APR
2003 1:46.00 Berlin 10 AUG
2002 1:46.90 Palo Alto, CA 30 MAR
2000 1:46.85 Helsinki 15 JUN
1999 1:46.06 Köln 08 AUG
1998 1:46.02 Paris 29 JUL
1000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2009 2:17.52 Stockholm 31 JUL
2008 2:16.18 Gateshead 31 AUG
2007 2:16.25 Stockholm 07 AUG
2000 2:18.70 Sydney 14 SEP
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 3:36.36 Paris Saint-Denis 06 JUL
2012 3:34.63 New York City, NY 09 JUN
2011 3:33.11 Paris Saint-Denis 08 JUL
2010 3:32.51 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL
2009 3:32.56 Tanger 12 JUL
2008 3:32.75 Rieti 07 SEP
2007 3:33.85 Eugene, OR 10 JUN
2006 3:29.68 Rieti 27 AUG
2005 3:29.30 Rieti 28 AUG
2004 3:27.40 Zürich 06 AUG
2003 3:30.55 Zürich 15 AUG
2002 3:27.91 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL
2001 3:26.34 Bruxelles 24 AUG
2000 3:28.51 Zürich 11 AUG
1999 3:30.56 Zürich 11 AUG
1998 3:34.48 Stuttgart 19 JUL
1997 3:41.19 01 JAN
1996 3:37.7 01 JAN
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 3:54.17 London (CP) 14 JUL
2011 3:51.38 London (CP) 06 AUG
2010 3:54.36 Eugene, OR 03 JUL
2009 3:52.71 London (CP) 25 JUL
2008 3:55.20 London (CP) 25 JUL
2007 3:50.56 Eugene, OR 10 JUN
2006 3:51.53 Eugene, OR 28 MAY
2005 3:48.38 Oslo 29 JUL
2004 3:57.11 Des Moines, IA 24 APR
2003 3:50.21 Eugene, OR 24 MAY
2002 3:52.63 Eugene, OR 26 MAY
2001 3:47.28 Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 29 JUN
2000 3:49.84 Bruxelles 25 AUG
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
1999 4:55.49 Stockholm 30 JUL
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 7:38.30 Ostrava 17 JUN
2013 7:46.39 Linz 26 AUG
2011 7:32.13 Rieti 10 SEP
2010 7:29.00 Rieti 29 AUG
2009 7:33.15 Paris Saint-Denis 17 JUL
2008 7:43.73 Eugene, OR 08 JUN
2007 7:38.77 Zürich 07 SEP
2006 7:34.41 Réthimno 21 JUL
2005 7:38.00 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP
2000 7:33.51 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 18 AUG
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2011 8:13.62 Eugene, OR 04 JUN
2008 8:12.45 Eugene, OR 08 JUN
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 13:06.68 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 31 AUG
2013 12:58.99 Bruxelles 06 SEP
2012 12:59.92 Zürich (Letzigrund) 30 AUG
2011 12:53.60 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL
2010 12:54.12 Oslo (Bislett) 04 JUN
2009 13:03.06 New York City, NY 30 MAY
2008 13:16.29 Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY
2007 13:30.73 Indianapolis, IN 22 JUN
2006 12:59.22 London (CP) 28 JUL
2005 12:59.29 Berlin 04 SEP
2002 13:19.14 Walnut, CA 19 APR
2001 13:30.54 Walnut, CA 20 APR
2000 13:23.46 Walnut, CA 14 APR
1999 13:36.12 Stanford 07 MAY
Half Marathon Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 1:02:33 New York City, NY 17 MAR
Progression - Indoor showShow All Graphs
800 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2001 1:48.83 Moscow, ID 17 FEB
1999 1:47.07 Reno, NV 20 FEB
1000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2007 2:18.12 Karlsruhe 11 FEB
1500 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 3:36.20 Birmingham, GBR 18 FEB
2010 3:35.49 Birmingham, GBR 20 FEB
2009 3:36.82 Liévin 10 FEB
2008 3:35.23 Birmingham, GBR 16 FEB
2007 3:45.55 Glasgow 27 JAN
2006 3:39.4 New York (MSG), NY 03 FEB
2005 3:33.34 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB
2003 3:37.07 Peanía 06 MAR
2002 3:40.28 Birmingham, GBR 17 FEB
2001 3:38.82 Liévin 25 FEB
One Mile Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 4:00.92 New York (MSG), NY 28 JAN
2011 3:59.01 New York (MSG), NY 28 JAN
2010 3:56.34 New York (MSG), NY 29 JAN
2009 3:51.34 Liévin 10 FEB
2008 3:57.51 New York (MSG), NY 01 FEB
2007 3:54.26 New York (MSG), NY 02 FEB
2006 3:56.85 New York (MSG), NY 03 FEB
2005 3:49.89 Fayetteville, AR 11 FEB
2003 3:59.72 Los Angeles, CA 15 FEB
2002 3:55.07 Lincoln, NE 09 FEB
2001 3:57.61 Los Angeles, CA 20 JAN
2000 3:56.48 Fayetteville, AR 12 FEB
1999 3:55.65 Indianapolis, IN 06 MAR
2000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 4:54.74 New York (Armory), NY 15 FEB
2008 5:04.26 Stockholm 21 FEB
3000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2014 7:38.51 Karlsruhe (Europahalle) 01 FEB
2013 7:34.71 Karlsruhe 02 FEB
2012 7:41.44 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR
2011 7:39.35 New York (Armory), NY 12 FEB
2010 7:37.97 Doha (Aspire Dome) 14 MAR
2009 7:35.41 Stuttgart 07 FEB
2008 7:34.65 Stockholm 21 FEB
2007 7:32.43 Birmingham, GBR 17 FEB
2004 7:34.96 Peanía 22 FEB
2001 7:45.52 Lisboa (Atlantic Pavillion) 11 MAR
1999 7:54.92 Indianapolis, IN 06 MAR
1998 7:46.45 Indianapolis, IN 14 MAR
Two Miles Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2013 8:09.49 New York (Armory), NY 16 FEB
2011 8:10.07 New York (Armory), NY 12 FEB
5000 Metres Show Graphshow
Performance Place Date
2012 13:07.15 New York (Armory), NY 11 FEB
2010 13:11.50 Boston (Roxbury), MA 06 FEB
Honours - 1500 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 3 3:36.20 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 19 AUG 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 6 3:38.79 Stuttgart 14 SEP 2008
The XXIX Olympic Games 5sf2 3:37.79 Beijing (National Stadium) 17 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 3:34.77 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 29 AUG 2007
4th IAAF World Athletics Final 2 3:32.93 Stuttgart 10 SEP 2006
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 2 3:33.55 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 10 SEP 2005
2nd IAAF World Athletics Final 4 3:45.41 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 SEP 2004
28th Olympic Games 2 3:34.30 Athína (Olympic Stadium) 24 AUG 2004
9th IAAF World Championships in Athletics h1 DNS Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 23 AUG 2003
9th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2 3:42.62 Birmingham (NIA), GBR 15 MAR 2003
9th IAAF World Cup in Athletics 1 3:31.20 Madrid 20 SEP 2002
18th IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 3:30.54 Paris (Charléty) 14 SEP 2002
17th IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 3:32.10 Melbourne 09 SEP 2001
8th IAAF World Championships 2 3:31.10 Edmonton 12 AUG 2001
IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 3:36.88 Doha 05 OCT 2000
27th Olympic Games 3 3:32.44 Sydney 29 SEP 2000
IAAF Grand Prix Final 2 3:32.30 München 11 SEP 1999
Honours - 3000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
IAAF Continental Cup 2014 3 7:53.95 Marrakech (Le Grande Stade) 14 SEP 2014
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014 2 7:55.22 Sopot (Ergo Arena) 09 MAR 2014
IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 1 7:41.44 Istanbul (Ataköy Arena) 11 MAR 2012
IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup 2010 1 7:54.75 Split 05 SEP 2010
13th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 7:37.97 Doha (Aspire Dome) 14 MAR 2010
IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 2 8:04.00 Thessaloníki 12 SEP 2009
6th IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final 1 8:02.97 Stuttgart 13 SEP 2008
3rd IAAF World Athletics Final 1 7:38.00 Monaco (Stade Louis II) 09 SEP 2005
10th IAAF World Indoor Championships 1 7:56.34 Budapest (Sportarena) 06 MAR 2004
8th IAAF World Indoor Championships 6 7:45.52 Lisboa (Atlantic Pavillion) 11 MAR 2001
Honours - 5000 Metres
Rank Mark Wind Place Date
14th IAAF World Championships 6 13:29.24 Moskva (Luzhniki) 16 AUG 2013
The XXX Olympic Games 4 13:42.99 London (OP) 11 AUG 2012
13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 13:23.64 Daegu 04 SEP 2011
IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup 2010 1 13:58.23 Split 04 SEP 2010
12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2 13:17.33 Berlin (Olympiastadion) 23 AUG 2009
The XXIX Olympic Games 9 13:26.89 Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2008
11th IAAF World Championships in Athletics 1 13:45.87 Osaka (Nagai Stadium) 02 SEP 2007