Nick WILLIS

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    New Zealand New Zealand
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    25 APR 1983
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    14215936
Nicholas Willis (Getty Images)

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Men's 1500m 40 1182
Men's 5000m 247 1016
Men's Overall Ranking 975 1182

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Men's 1500m 14 for 8 weeks
Men's 5000m 157 for 1 week
Men's Overall Ranking 344 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:45.54 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 31 JUL 2004 1157
1000 Metres 2:16.58 Linz (AUT) 20 AUG 2012 1148
1500 Metres 3:29.66 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015 AR, NR 1250
One Mile 3:49.83 Bislett, Oslo (NOR) 11 JUN 2014 1203
3000 Metres 7:36.91 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 17 JUN 2014 NR 1196
Two Miles 9:17.90 Christchurch (NZL) 04 FEB 2012 845
5000 Metres 13:20.33 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 15 MAY 2014 1136
5 Kilometres 13:46 * New York, NY (USA) 02 NOV 2013 1041
Half Marathon 1:07:06 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 01 JUN 2014 902

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:50.29 University Park, PA (USA) 15 FEB 2003 1072
1500 Metres 3:35.80 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 20 FEB 2010 NR 1216
One Mile 3:51.06 New York, NY (USA) 20 FEB 2016 AR, NR 1248
3000 Metres 7:44.90 Boston, MA (USA) 31 JAN 2004 1170

Legend

* Not legal.

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
800 Metres 1:49.23 San Diego, CA (USA) 10 JUL 2019 1048
1500 Metres 3:36.99 Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 2019 1147
One Mile 3:55.45 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 21 JUL 2019 1131
5000 Metres 13:49.93 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 16 MAY 2019 1033

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:39.16 New York, NY (USA) 09 FEB 2019 1169
One Mile 3:54.80 New York, NY (USA) 09 FEB 2019 1198

Outdoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 1:49.23 San Diego, CA (USA) 10 JUL 2019
2018 1:50.47 Loughborough (GBR) 23 JUN 2018
2016 1:49.88 Hastings (NZL) 16 JAN 2016
2014 1:50.04 Wellington (NZL) 24 JAN 2014
2012 1:46.18 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 07 JUL 2012
2011 1:46.89 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 10 JUL 2011
2010 1:46.89 Padova (ITA) 03 SEP 2010
2008 1:45.87 Icahn, New York, NY (USA) 31 MAY 2008
2006 1:47.40 Melbourne (AUS) 09 MAR 2006
2004 1:45.54 Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 31 JUL 2004
2003 1:49.54 Columbus, OH (USA) 03 MAY 2003
2002 1:49.41 Boston, MA (USA) 29 JUN 2002
2001 1:48.98 Hamilton (NZL) 16 FEB 2001
2000 1:53.36 Christchurch (NZL) 11 MAR 2000

Outdoor

1000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2012 2:16.58 Linz (AUT) 20 AUG 2012
2008 2:16.93 International Stadium, Gateshead (GBR) 31 AUG 2008

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 3:36.99 Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 01 SEP 2019
2018 3:35.25 Olympiastadion, Berlin (GER) 02 SEP 2018
2017 3:34.74 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 21 JUL 2017
2016 3:34.29 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 05 JUN 2016
2015 3:29.66 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 17 JUL 2015
2014 3:29.91 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 18 JUL 2014
2013 3:32.57 Guidobaldi, Rieti (ITA) 08 SEP 2013
2012 3:30.35 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 20 JUL 2012
2011 3:31.79 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 22 JUL 2011
2010 3:35.17 Milano (ITA) 09 SEP 2010
2008 3:33.51 Stade Louis II, Monaco (MON) 29 JUL 2008
2007 3:35.85 Carson, CA (USA) 20 MAY 2007
2006 3:32.17 Paris (FRA) 08 JUL 2006
2005 3:32.38 Paris (FRA) 01 JUL 2005
2004 3:32.68 Stadio Olimpico, Roma (ITA) 02 JUL 2004
2003 3:36.41 Zagreb (CRO) 07 JUL 2003
2002 3:42.69 NS, Kingston (JAM) 21 JUL 2002
2001 3:55.38 Hastings (NZL) 25 FEB 2001

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2019 3:55.45 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 21 JUL 2019
2018 3:56.77 Alexander Stadium, Birmingham (GBR) 18 AUG 2018
2017 3:56.41 Huntington, NY (USA) 06 SEP 2017
2016 3:52.26 Bislett, Oslo (NOR) 09 JUN 2016
2014 3:49.83 Bislett, Oslo (NOR) 11 JUN 2014
2013 3:55.70 Des Moines, IA (USA) 27 APR 2013
2012 3:51.77 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 02 JUN 2012
2011 3:51.95 Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 04 JUN 2011
2010 3:59.73 Falmouth, MA (USA) 13 AUG 2010
2008 3:50.66 Eugene, OR (USA) 08 JUN 2008
2007 3:55.09 Icahn, New York, NY (USA) 02 JUN 2007
2006 3:52.75 Wanganui (NZL) 11 FEB 2006
2005 3:53.43 Oslo (NOR) 29 JUL 2005
2004 3:53.51 Eugene, OR (USA) 19 JUN 2004
2002 4:02.46 Brunswick, ME (USA) 06 JUL 2002
2001 4:01.32 Wanganui (NZL) 20 JAN 2001

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2016 8:00.09 Wellington (NZL) 22 JAN 2016
2014 7:36.91 Mestský Stadion, Ostrava (CZE) 17 JUN 2014
2013 7:40.62 Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb (CRO) 03 SEP 2013
2010 8:15.12 Wellington (NZL) 22 JAN 2010
2005 7:45.97 Pontaise, Lausanne (SUI) 05 JUL 2005
2002 8:43.31 Inglewood (NZL) 21 JAN 2002

Outdoor

Two Miles

Performance Place Date
2012 9:17.90 Christchurch (NZL) 04 FEB 2012

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2019 13:49.93 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 16 MAY 2019
2018 13:55.76 Auckland (NZL) 21 DEC 2018
2015 13:22.11 Auckland (NZL) 26 FEB 2015
2014 13:20.33 Los Angeles, CA (USA) 15 MAY 2014
2012 13:29.56 Palo Alto, CA (USA) 29 APR 2012
2011 14:34.32 Dunedin (NZL) 25 MAR 2011
2006 14:13.44 Wellington (NZL) 13 JAN 2006
2005 13:27.54 Sacramento, CA (USA) 11 JUN 2005

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2014 1:07:06 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 01 JUN 2014

Indoor

800 Metres

Performance Place Date
2017/18 1:53.76 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 13 JAN 2018
2010/11 1:55.95 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 22 JAN 2011
2002/03 1:50.29 University Park, PA (USA) 15 FEB 2003

Indoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:39.16 New York, NY (USA) 09 FEB 2019
2017/18 3:41.72 New York, NY (USA) 03 FEB 2018
2015/16 3:41.53 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR (USA) 18 MAR 2016
2014/15 3:36.73 New York, NY (USA) 14 FEB 2015
2013/14 3:37.62 New York, NY (USA) 15 FEB 2014
2009/10 3:35.80 NIA, Birmingham (GBR) 20 FEB 2010
2007/08 3:40.66 Velódromo Luis Puig, Valencia (ESP) 07 MAR 2008

Indoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
2018/19 3:54.80 New York, NY (USA) 09 FEB 2019
2017/18 3:57.72 New York, NY (USA) 03 FEB 2018
2015/16 3:51.06 New York, NY (USA) 20 FEB 2016
2014/15 3:51.46 New York, NY (USA) 14 FEB 2015
2013/14 3:53.02 New York, NY (USA) 15 FEB 2014
2010/11 3:56.29 Boston, MA (USA) 05 FEB 2011
2009/10 3:55.26 Boston, MA (USA) 06 FEB 2010
2008/09 3:53.54 Boston, MA (USA) 07 FEB 2009
2007/08 3:55.93 Fayetteville, AR (USA) 15 FEB 2008
2004/05 3:58.07 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 19 FEB 2005
2003/04 4:04.47 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 29 FEB 2004
2002/03 4:04.59 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 18 JAN 2003
2000/01 4:10.43 New York, NY (USA) 11 MAR 2001

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2007/08 7:51.35 Boston, MA (USA) 26 JAN 2008
2004/05 7:55.94 West Lafayette, IN (USA) 26 FEB 2005
2003/04 7:44.90 Boston, MA (USA) 31 JAN 2004
2002/03 7:59.19 Ann Arbor, MI (USA) 25 JAN 2003

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
2. 1500 Metres 3:34.16 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 19 AUG 2008
3. 1500 Metres 3:50.24 Estádio Olímpico, Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 20 AUG 2016

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 1500 Metres 3:35.46 National Stadium, Beijing (CHN) 30 AUG 2015
8. 1500 Metres 3:36.82 Olympic Stadium, London (GBR) 13 AUG 2017

Honours - World Indoor Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 3:44.37 Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR (USA) 20 MAR 2016

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 3:54.76 Olympic Stadium, Athina (GRE) 16 SEP 2006
4. 3000 Metres 7:55.50 Le Grande Stade, Marrakesh (MAR) 14 SEP 2014
6. 1500 Metres 3:50.00 Le Grande Stade, Marrakesh (MAR) 13 SEP 2014

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 1500 Metres 3:42.69 NS, Kingston (JAM) 21 JUL 2002

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
3. 1500 Metres 3:38.22 Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion, Stuttgart (GER) 14 SEP 2008

Honours - Commonwealth Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 1500 Metres 3:38.49 Melbourne (AUS) 25 MAR 2006
3. 1500 Metres 3:39.60 Hampden Park, Glasgow (GBR) 02 AUG 2014
3. 1500 Metres 3:42.38 New Delhi (IND) 12 OCT 2010

Honours - National Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 13:54.29 Waitakere (NZL) 23 MAR 2012
1. 5000 Metres 14:34.32 Dunedin (NZL) 25 MAR 2011
1. 3000 Metres 8:15.12 Wellington (NZL) 22 JAN 2010
1. 1500 Metres 3:44.46 Auckland (NZL) 30 MAR 2008
1. 1500 Metres 3:50.77 Christchurch (NZL) 28 JAN 2006
Results in:

800 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
18 JAN 2019 Capital Classic, Wellington NZLNZL C F1 2. 1:50.05
10 JUL 2019 Summer Nights #1, San Diego, CA USAUSA F F 1. 1:49.23

1500 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
15 JAN 2019 Cooks Classic, Wanganui NZLNZL E F 1. 3:41.70
30 JUN 2019 Prefontaine Classic, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA F F 3:41.53
09 JUL 2019 Sunset Tour, Azusa, CA USAUSA F F1 4. 3:37.86
21 JUL 2019 Müller Anniversary Games, Olympic Stadium, London GBRGBR F F 3:39.68
24 AUG 2019 Meeting de Paris, Stade Charléty, Paris FRAFRA GW F 14. 3:37.33
01 SEP 2019 ISTAF, Olympiastadion, Berlin GERGER A F 9. 3:36.99

1500 Metres Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Reggie Lewis, Boston, MA USAUSA F F 3:41.73
09 FEB 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, New York, NY USAUSA F F 3:39.16

One Mile

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
30 JUN 2019 Prefontaine Classic, Palo Alto, CA USAUSA GW F 14. 3:59.55
21 JUL 2019 Müller Anniversary Games, Olympic Stadium, London GBRGBR A F 11. 3:55.45

One Mile Indoor

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
26 JAN 2019 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, Reggie Lewis, Boston, MA USAUSA A F 4. 3:56.75
09 FEB 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, New York, NY USAUSA D F 6. 3:54.80
24 FEB 2019 Boston University Last Chance Qualifier, Boston, MA USAUSA F F1 2. 3:56.93

5000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
16 MAY 2019 USATF Distance Classic, Los Angeles, CA USAUSA F F 15. 13:49.93
06 JUN 2019 Golden Gala - Pietro Mennea, Stadio Olimpico, Roma ITAITA GW F 19. 13:56.94