Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World Records 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba 01 JUN 1985 ETH ETH Oslo (Bislett) 06 JUN 2008
World Leading 2018 14:21.75 Hellen Obiri 13 DEC 1989 KEN KEN Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
IAAF World Championships Record 14:26.83 Almaz Ayana 21 NOV 1991 ETH ETH Beijing (National Stadium) 30 AUG 2015
Olympic Games Records 14:26.17 Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot 11 SEP 1983 KEN KEN Rio de Janeiro (Estádio Olímpico) 19 AUG 2016
IAAF World Championships Record 14:39.11 Meseret Defar 19 NOV 1983 ETH ETH Athína (Olympic Stadium) 17 SEP 2006
Area Records - AFRICA 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba 01 JUN 1985 ETH ETH Oslo (Bislett) 06 JUN 2008
Area Records - ASIA 14:28.09 Bo Jiang 13 MAR 1977 CHN CHN Shanghai 23 OCT 1997
Area Records - EUROPE 14:22.34 Sifan Hassan 01 JAN 1993 NED NED Rabat (MAR) 13 JUL 2018
Area Records - NORTH,CENTRAL AMERICA&C. 14:34.45 Shelby Houlihan 08 FEB 1993 USA USA Heusden-Zolder (BEL) 21 JUL 2018
Area Records - OCEANIA 14:39.89 (i) Kimberley Smith 19 NOV 1981 NZL NZL New York (Armory), NY 27 FEB 2009
Area Records - SOUTH AMERICA 15:18.85 Simone da Silva 12 SEP 1984 BRA BRA São Paulo 20 MAY 2011
Type Mark Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
World U20 Records 14:30.88 Tirunesh Dibaba 01 JUN 1985 ETH ETH Bergen 11 JUN 2004
World U20 Leading 2018 15:05.21 Meskerem Mamo 13 APR 1999 ETH ETH Tübingen (GER) 16 JUN 2018
Championships U20 Records 15:08.06 Genzebe Dibaba 08 FEB 1991 ETH ETH Moncton (Moncton Stadium) 21 JUL 2010

Legend

* Pending ratification.

Mx: mixed gender race.

Wo: women only race.