Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 29:17.45 Almaz Ayana 21 NOV 1991 ETH ETH Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
World Leading 2017 30:16.32 Almaz Ayana 21 NOV 1991 ETH ETH London (Olympic Stadium) 05 AUG 2017
IAAF World Championships Record 30:04.18 Berhane Adere 23 NOV 1973 ETH ETH Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 23 AUG 2003
Olympic Games Records 29:17.45 Almaz Ayana 21 NOV 1991 ETH ETH Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 30:52.51 Elana Meyer 10 OCT 1966 RSA RSA London (Crystal Palace) 10 SEP 1994
Area Records - AFRICA 29:17.45 Almaz Ayana 21 NOV 1991 ETH ETH Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
Area Records - ASIA 29:31.78 Junxia Wang 09 JAN 1973 CHN CHN Beijing (NOCAS) 08 SEP 1993
Area Records - EUROPE 30:01.09 Paula Radcliffe 17 DEC 1973 GBR GBR München 06 AUG 2002
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 30:13.17 Molly Huddle 31 AUG 1984 USA USA Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 12 AUG 2016
Area Records - OCEANIA 30:35.54 Kimberley Smith 19 NOV 1981 NZL NZL Palo Alto, CA 04 MAY 2008
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 31:47.76 Carmem de Oliveira 17 AUG 1965 BRA BRA Stuttgart (Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion) 21 AUG 1993
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 30:26.50 Linet Chepkwemoi Masai 05 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Beijing (National Stadium) 15 AUG 2008
World U20 Leading 2017 33:23.8 Sandrafelis Chebet Tuei 20 JAN 1998 KEN KEN Nairobi (Nyayo Stadium) 09 JUN 2017
Championships U20 Records 32:29.90 Junxia Wang 09 JAN 1973 CHN CHN Seoul (Olympic Stadium) 19 SEP 1992

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.

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