Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 5:23.75 (i) Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Sabadell (PC Catalunya) 07 FEB 2017
World Leading 2018 5:27.73 Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Montreuil (FRA) 19 JUN 2018
Area Records - AFRICA 5:23.75 (i) Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Sabadell (PC Catalunya) 07 FEB 2017
Area Records - ASIA 5:31.88 Maryam Yusuf Jamal 16 SEP 1984 BRN BRN Eugene, OR 07 JUN 2009
Area Records - EUROPE 5:25.36 Sonia O'Sullivan 28 NOV 1969 IRL IRL Edinburgh 08 JUL 1994
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 5:32.7 Mary Slaney 04 AUG 1958 USA USA Eugene, OR 03 AUG 1984
Area Records - OCEANIA 5:37.71 Benita Willis 06 MAY 1979 AUS AUS Ostrava 12 JUN 2003
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 5:59.96 Niusha Mancilla Heredia 19 JAN 1971 BOL BOL Rivas 10 JUN 2004

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.