Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 3:55.17 Genzebe Dibaba 8 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Karlsruhe (Europahalle) 01 FEB 2014
World Leading 2016 3:56.46 Genzebe Dibaba 8 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Stockholm (Globe Arena) 17 FEB 2016
IAAF World Indoor Championships Record 3:59.75 Gelete Burka 23 JAN 1986 ETH ETH Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 09 MAR 2008
Area Records - AFRICA 3:55.17 Genzebe Dibaba 8 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Karlsruhe (Europahalle) 01 FEB 2014
Area Records - ASIA 3:59.79 Maryam Yusuf Jamal 16 SEP 1984 BRN BRN Valencia (Velódromo Luis Puig), ESP 09 MAR 2008
Area Records - EUROPE 3:57.91 Abeba Aregawi 5 JUL 1990 SWE SWE Stockholm (Globe Arena) 06 FEB 2014
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 3:59.98 Regina Jacobs 28 AUG 1963 USA USA Boston (Roxbury), MA 01 FEB 2003
Area Records - OCEANIA 4:06.93 Melissa Duncan 30 JAN 1990 AUS AUS Boston (Roxbury), MA 14 FEB 2016
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 4:14.05 Letitia Vriesde 5 OCT 1964 SUR SUR Budapest 12 FEB 1992
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 4:01.81 Gudaf Tsegay 23 JAN 1997 ETH ETH Glasgow (Emirates Arena) 20 FEB 2016

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.