Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 3:15.17 USSR URS URS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988
IAAF World Championships Record 3:16.71 United States USA USA Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 22 AUG 1993
Olympic Games Records 3:15.17 USSR URS URS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988
Area Records - AFRICA 3:21.04 Nigeria NGR NGR Atlanta (Olympic Stadium), GA 03 AUG 1996
Area Records - ASIA 3:24.28 Hebei Province CHN CHN Beijing (NOCAS) 13 SEP 1993
Area Records - EUROPE 3:15.17 USSR URS URS Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 3:15.51 United States USA USA Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 01 OCT 1988
Area Records - OCEANIA 3:23.81 Australia AUS AUS Sydney (Olympic Stadium) 30 SEP 2000
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 3:26.68 BM&F Bovespa BRA BRA São Paulo 07 AUG 2011
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 3:27.60 United States Junior USA USA Grosseto (Stadio Zecchini) 18 JUL 2004
Championships U20 Records 3:27.60 United States Junior USA USA Grosseto (Stadio Zecchini) 18 JUL 2004

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.