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1000 Meters
Athletics
1000 metres
Men's records
WorldKenya Noah Ngeny 2:11.96 (1999)
Women's records
WorldRussia Svetlana Masterkova 2:28.98 (1996)

The 1000 metres is an uncommon Middle-distance running event in track and field competitions.

The 1000 yards, an imperial alternative, was sometimes also contested.[1][2]

All-time top 25 fastest

  • ht = hand timing
  • i = indoor performance
  • A = affected by altitude

Men

  • Correct as of January 2017.[3]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 2:11.96 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 5 September 1999 Rieti
2 2:12.18 Sebastian Coe  Great Britain 11 July 1981 Oslo
3 2:12.88 Steve Cram  Great Britain 9 August 1985 Gateshead
4 2:13.08 Taoufik Makhloufi  Algeria 1 July 2015 Nancy
5 2:13.49 Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti 25 August 2016 Lausanne [4]
6 2:13.56 Kennedy Kimwetich  Kenya 17 July 1999 Nice
7 2:13.62 Abubaker Kaki Khamis  Sudan 3 July 2010 Eugene
8 2:13.73 Noureddine Morceli  Algeria 2 July 1993 Villeneuve-d'Ascq
9 2:13.89 Robert Biwott  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
10 2:13.9 (ht) Rick Wohlhuter  United States 30 July 1974 Oslo
11 2:13.95 Jonathan Kitilit  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
12 2:13.96 Mehdi Baala  France 26 June 2003 Strasbourg
13 2:14.09 Joaquim Cruz  Brazil 20 August 1984 Nice
14 2:14.23 Asbel Kiprop  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
15 2:14.28 Japheth Kimutai  Kenya 1 August 2000 Stockholm
16 2:14.30 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland 25 August 2016 Lausanne [5]
17 2:14.41 William Yiampoy  Kenya 5 September 1999 Rieti
18 2:14.43 Laban Rotich  Kenya 16 July 1997 Nice
19 2:14.50 Abdi Bile  Somalia 13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
20 2:14.52 Djabir Said-Guerni  Algeria 5 September 1999 Rieti
21 2:14.53 Willi Wülbeck  West Germany 1 July 1980 Oslo
22 2:14.69 El-Mahjoub Haïda  Morocco 12 July 1995 Nice
23 2:14.72 Yusuf Saad Kamel  Bahrain 22 July 2008 Stockholm
24 2:14.73 Joseph Tengelei  Kenya 12 July 1995 Nice
Patrick Konchellah  Kenya 1 August 2000 Stockholm

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:14.51:

Women

  • Correct as of September 2018.[6]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova  Russia 23 August 1996 Brussels
2 2:29.34 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 25 August 1995 Brussels
3 2:30.6 (ht) Tatyana Providokhina  Soviet Union 20 August 1978 Podolsk
4 2:30.67 Christine Wachtel  East Germany 17 August 1990 Berlin
5 2:30.70 Caster Semenya  South Africa 2 September 2018 Berlin [7]
6 2:30.85 Martina Steuk  East Germany 9 July 1980 Berlin
7 2:31.5 A Maricica Puica  Romania 1 June 1986 Poiana Brasov
8 2:31.50 Natalya Artyomova  Soviet Union 10 September 1991 Berlin
9 2:31.51 Sandra Gasser   Switzerland 13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
10 2:31.6 Beate Liebich  East Germany 9 July 1980 Berlin
11 2:31.65 Olga Dvirna  Soviet Union 1 September 1982 Athens
12 2:31.66 Jolanda Batagelj  Slovenia 28 August 2002 Rovereto
13 2:31.74 Anita Weiß  East Germany 13 July 1980 Potsdam
14 2:31.77 Sigrun Wodars-grau  East Germany 17 August 1990 Berlin
15 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs  United States 3 July 1999 Brunswick
16 2:31.85 Doina Melinte  Romania 17 August 1990 Berlin
17 2:31.93 Patricia Djaté-Taillard  France 25 August 1995 Brussels
2:31.93 i Laura Muir  Great Britain 18 February 2017 Birmingham [8]
19 2:31.95 Ulrike Bruns  East Germany 18 August 1978 Berlin
20 2:32.16 i Yuliya Chizhenko-Fomenko  Russia 25 January 2006 Moscow
21 2:32.21 i Oksana Zbrozhek  Russia 28 January 2007 Moscow
22 2:32.25 Letitia Vriesde  Surinam 10 September 1991 Berlin
23 2:32.29 Christiane Wartenberg  East Germany 13 July 1980 Potsdam
24 2:32.40 Ella Kovács  Romania 2 July 1993 Villeneuve-d'Ascq
2:32.40 i Yelena Soboleva  Russia 25 January 2006 Moscow

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:31.18:

See also

1000 metres world record progression

References

  1. ^ Joe D. Willis and Richard G. Wettan (November 2, 1975). "L. E. Myers, "World's Greatest Runner"" (PDF). Journal of Sport History. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ "Don Paige Track & Field Facility Design Athlete Credentials".
  3. ^ "All-time men's best 1000m". alltime-athletics.com. 8 January 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). sportresult.com. 25 August 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "All-time women's best 1000m". alltime-athletics.com. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "1000m Results". IAAF. 2 September 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "1000m Results" (PDF). British Athletics. 18 February 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-02-21. Retrieved 2017.

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