Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 4:44.79 Hicham El Guerrouj 14 SEP 1974 MAR MAR Berlin (Olympiastadion) 07 SEP 1999
World Leading 2018 5:15.96 Tim Van de Velde 01 FEB 2000 BEL BEL Mol (BEL) 11 AUG 2018
Area Records - AFRICA 4:44.79 Hicham El Guerrouj 14 SEP 1974 MAR MAR Berlin (Olympiastadion) 07 SEP 1999
Area Records - ASIA 4:55.57 Mohamed Suleiman 23 NOV 1969 QAT QAT Roma (Stadio Olimpico) 08 JUN 1995
Area Records - EUROPE 4:51.39 Steve Cram 14 OCT 1960 GBR GBR Budapest 04 AUG 1985
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 4:52.44 Jim Spivey 7 MAR 1960 USA USA Lausanne 15 SEP 1987
Area Records - OCEANIA 4:50.76 Craig Mottram 18 JUN 1980 AUS AUS Melbourne 09 MAR 2006
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 5:03.34 Hudson de Souza 25 FEB 1977 BRA BRA Manaus 06 APR 2002

Legend

* Pending ratification.