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All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  4.24.6 J. Borel FRA 1892
  4.21.0 Fernand Meiers FRA Paris May 28, 1893
  4.19.8 Felix Bourdier FRA Paris Jul 22, 1894
  4.18.4 Albin Lermusiaux FRA Paris May 12, 1895
  4.16.8 Michel Soalhat FRA Paris May 26, 1895
  4.10.4 Albin Lermusiaux FRA Paris Jun 28, 1896
  4.06.2 Charles Bennett GBR Paris Jul 15, 1900
  3.59.8 Harold Wilson GBR London May 30, 1908
3.54.7 John Zander SWE Stockholm Aug 05, 1917
  3.53.0 Paavo Nurmi FIN Stockholm Aug 23, 1923
3.52.6 Paavo Nurmi FIN Helsinki Jun 19, 1924
3.51.0 Otto Peltzer GER Berlin Sep 11, 1926
3.49.2 Jules Ladoumégue FRA Paris Oct 05, 1930
3.49.2* Luigi Beccali ITA Turin Sep 09, 1933
3.49.0 Luigi Beccali ITA Milan Sep 17, 1933
3.48.6 Miklos Szabo HUN Budapest Oct 03, 1937
3.47.6 Gunder Hägg SWE Stockholm Aug 10, 1941
3.45.8 Gunder Hägg SWE Stockholm Jul 17, 1942
3.45.0 Arne Andersson SWE Göteborg Aug 17, 1943
3.43.0 Gunder Hägg SWE Göteborg Jul 07, 1944
3.43.0* Lennart Strand SWE Malmö Jul 15, 1947
3.43.0* Werner Lueg GER Berlin Jun 29, 1952
3.42.4 Sandor Iharos HUN Oslo Aug 03, 1954
3.42.2 István Rózsavölgyi HUN Belgrad Jul 16, 1955
3.40.8 Sandor Iharos HUN Helsinki Jul 28, 1955
3.40.8* Laszlo Tabori HUN Oslo Sep 06, 1955
3.40.8* Gunnar Nielsen DEN Oslo Sep 06, 1955
3.40.6 István Rózsavölgyi HUN Tata Aug 03, 1956
3.40.2 Olavi Salsola FIN Turku Jul 11, 1957
3.40.2* Olavi Salonen FIN Turku Jul 11, 1957
3.38.1 Stanislav Jungwirth TCH Stará Boleslav Jul 12, 1957
3.37.8 Michel Jazy FRA Colombes Jul 28, 1963
3.36.4 Jurgen May GDR Erfurt Jul 14, 1965
3.36.3 Michel Jazy FRA Sochaux Jun 25, 1966
3.34.0 Jean Wadoux FRA Colombes Jul 23, 1970
3.32.8 Sebastian Coe GBR Oslo Jul 17, 1979
3.32.03 Sebastian Coe GBR Zürich Aug 15, 1979
3.31.36 Steve Ovett GBR Koblenz Aug 27, 1980
3.30.77 Steve Ovett GBR Rieti Sep 04, 1983
3.29.67 Steve Cram GBR Nizza Jul 16, 1985
3.28.95 Fermin Cacho ESP Zürich Aug 13, 1997
3.28.81 Mohamed Farah GBR Monaco Jul 19, 2013