Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 12:37.35 Kenenisa Bekele 13 JUN 1982 ETH ETH Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 31 MAY 2004
World Leading 2018 12:43.02 Selemon Barega 20 JAN 2000 ETH ETH Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
IAAF World Championships Record 12:52.79 Eliud Kipchoge 05 NOV 1984 KEN KEN Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 31 AUG 2003
Olympic Games Records 12:57.82 Kenenisa Bekele 13 JUN 1982 ETH ETH Beijing (National Stadium) 23 AUG 2008
IAAF World Championships Record 13:13.82 Miruts Yifter 15 MAY 1944 ETH ETH Düsseldorf (Rheinstadion) 03 SEP 1977
Area Records - AFRICA 12:37.35 Kenenisa Bekele 13 JUN 1982 ETH ETH Hengelo (Blankers-Koen Stadion) 31 MAY 2004
Area Records - ASIA 12:51.96 Albert Rop 17 JUL 1992 BRN BRN Monaco (Stade Louis II) 19 JUL 2013
Area Records - EUROPE 12:49.71 Mohammed Mourhit 10 OCT 1970 BEL BEL Bruxelles 25 AUG 2000
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 12:53.60 Bernard Lagat 12 DEC 1974 USA USA Monaco (Stade Louis II) 22 JUL 2011
Area Records - OCEANIA 12:55.76 Craig Mottram 18 JUN 1980 AUS AUS London (Crystal Palace) 30 JUL 2004
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 13:19.43 Marilson dos Santos 06 AUG 1977 BRA BRA Kassel 08 JUN 2006
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 12:43.02* Selemon Barega 20 JAN 2000 ETH ETH Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
World U20 Records 12:47.53 Hagos Gebrhiwet 11 MAY 1994 ETH ETH Paris Saint-Denis (Stade de France) 06 JUL 2012
World U20 Leading 2018 12:43.02 Selemon Barega 20 JAN 2000 ETH ETH Bruxelles (BEL) 31 AUG 2018
Championships U20 Records 13:08.57 Abreham Cherkos 23 SEP 1989 ETH ETH Bydgoszcz (Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak) 13 JUL 2008

Legend

* Pending ratification.