1000 metres

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Athletics
1000 metres
World records
Men Flag of Kenya.svg Noah Ngeny 2:11.96 (1999)
Women Flag of Russia.svg Svetlana Masterkova 2:28.98 (1996)

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

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

All-time top 25

Men

RankResultAthleteNationalityDatePlaceRef
12:11.96 Noah Ngeny Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya5 September 1999 Rieti
22:12.18 Sebastian Coe Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain11 July 1981 Oslo
32:12.88 Steve Cram Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain9 August 1985 Gateshead
42:13.08 Taoufik Makhloufi Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria1 July 2015 Nancy
52:13.49 Ayanleh Souleiman Flag of Djibouti.svg Djibouti25 August 2016 Lausanne [4]
62:13.56 Kennedy Kimwetich Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya17 July 1999 Nice
72:13.62 Abubaker Kaki Khamis Flag of Sudan.svg Sudan3 July 2010 Eugene
82:13.73 Noureddine Morceli Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria2 July 1993 Villeneuve-d'Ascq
92:13.89 Robert Biwott Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya25 August 2016 Lausanne
102:13.9 h Rick Wohlhuter Flag of the United States.svg United States30 July 1974 Oslo
112:13.95 Jonathan Kitilit Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya25 August 2016 Lausanne
122:13.96 Mehdi Baala Flag of France.svg France26 June 2003 Strasbourg
132:14.09 Joaquim Cruz Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil20 August 1984 Nice
142:14.23 Asbel Kiprop Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya25 August 2016 Lausanne
152:14.28 Japheth Kimutai Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya1 August 2000 Stockholm
162:14.30 Marcin Lewandowski Flag of Poland.svg Poland25 August 2016 Lausanne [5]
172:14.41 William Yiampoy Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya5 September 1999 Rieti
182:14.43 Laban Rotich Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya16 July 1997 Nice
192:14.50 Abdi Bile Flag of Somalia.svg Somalia13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
202:14.52 Djabir Said-Guerni Flag of Algeria.svg Algeria5 September 1999 Rieti
212:14.53 Willi Wülbeck Flag of Germany.svg West Germany1 July 1980 Oslo
222:14.69 El-Mahjoub Haïda Flag of Morocco.svg Morocco12 July 1995 Nice
232:14.72 Yusuf Saad Kamel Flag of Bahrain.svg Bahrain22 July 2008 Stockholm
242:14.73 Joseph Tengelei Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya12 July 1995 Nice
Patrick Konchellah Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya1 August 2000 Stockholm

Notes

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

Women

RankResultAthleteNationalityDatePlaceRef
12:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova Flag of Russia.svg Russia23 August 1996 Brussels
22:29.15 Faith Kipyegon Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya14 August 2020 Monaco [7]
32:29.34 Maria Mutola Flag of Mozambique.svg Mozambique25 August 1995 Brussels
42:30.6 h Tatyana Providokhina Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union20 August 1978 Podolsk
52:30.67 Christine Wachtel Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany17 August 1990 Berlin
62:30.70 Caster Semenya Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa2 September 2018 Berlin [8]
72:30.82 Laura Muir Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain14 August 2020 Monaco [9]
82:30.85 Martina Steuk Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany9 July 1980 Berlin
92:31.06 Ciara Mageean Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland14 August 2020 Monaco [10]
102:31.11 Jemma Reekie Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain14 August 2020 Monaco [11]
112:31.5 h A Maricica Puica Flag of Romania.svg Romania1 June 1986 Poiana Brasov
122:31.50 Natalya Artyomova Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union10 September 1991 Berlin
132:31.51 Sandra Gasser Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
142:31.6 Beate Liebich Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany9 July 1980 Berlin
152:31.65 Olga Dvirna Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Soviet Union1 September 1982 Athens
162:31.66 Jolanda Batagelj Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia28 August 2002 Rovereto
172:31.74 Anita Weiß Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany13 July 1980 Potsdam
182:31.77 Sigrun Wodars-Grau Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany17 August 1990 Berlin
192:31.80 Regina Jacobs Flag of the United States.svg United States3 July 1999 Brunswick
202:31.85 Doina Melinte Flag of Romania.svg Romania17 August 1990 Berlin
212:31.93 Patricia Djaté-Taillard Flag of France.svg France25 August 1995 Brussels
222:31.95 Ulrike Bruns Flag of East Germany.svg East Germany18 August 1978 Berlin
232:32.12 Halimah Nakaayi Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda14 August 2020 Monaco [12]
242:32.16 i Yuliya Chizhenko-Fomenko Flag of Russia.svg Russia25 January 2006 Moscow
252:32.21 i Oksana Zbrozhek Flag of Russia.svg Russia28 January 2007 Moscow

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:31.93:

See also

1000 metres world record progression

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