Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 4:13.31* Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Stockholm (Globe Arena) 17 FEB 2016
World Records 4:17.14 Doina Melinte 27 DEC 1956 ROU ROU East Rutherford, NJ 09 FEB 1990
World Leading 2017 4:19.89 Sifan Hassan 01 JAN 1993 NED NED New York (Armory), NY 11 FEB 2017
Area Records - AFRICA 4:13.31 Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Stockholm (Globe Arena) 17 FEB 2016
Area Records - ASIA 4:24.71 Maryam Yusuf Jamal 16 SEP 1984 BRN BRN Birmingham (NIA), GBR 20 FEB 2010
Area Records - EUROPE 4:17.14 Doina Melinte 27 DEC 1956 ROU ROU East Rutherford, NJ 09 FEB 1990
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 4:20.5 Mary Slaney 4 AUG 1958 USA USA San Diego, CA 19 FEB 1982
Area Records - OCEANIA 4:24.14 Kimberley Smith 19 NOV 1981 NZL NZL Boston (BU), MA 08 FEB 2008
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 4:38.86 Rolanda Bell 27 OCT 1987 PAN PAN New York (Armory), NY 21 JAN 2017
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 4:24.10 Kalkidan Gezahegne 08 MAY 1991 ETH ETH Birmingham (NIA), GBR 20 FEB 2010

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.

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