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All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  16.34.6 George Touquet-Daunis FRA Paris Oct 31, 1897
  16.29.2 George Touquet-Daunis FRA Lyon May 22, 1899
  15.29.8 Charles Bennett GBR Paris Jul 22, 1900
  14.59.0 Alfred Schrubb GBR Glasgow Jun 13, 1904
14.36.6 Hannes Kolehmainen FIN Stockholm Jul 10, 1912
14.35.4 Paavo Nurmi FIN Stockholm Sep 12, 1922
14.28.4 Paavo Nurmi FIN Helsinki Jun 19, 1924
14.17.0 Lauri Lehtinen FIN Helsinki Jun 19, 1932
14.08.8 Taisto Mäki FIN Helsinki Jun 16, 1939
13.58.4 Gunder Hägg SWE Göteborg Sep 20, 1942
13.57.2 Emil Zátopek TCH Paris May 30, 1954
13.56.6 Vladimir Kuts URS Bern Aug 29, 1954
13.51.6 Christopher Chataway GBR London Oct 13, 1954
13.51.2 Vladimir Kuts URS Prague Oct 23, 1954
13.50.8 Sandor Iharos HUN Budapest Sep 10, 1955
13.46.8 Vladimir Kuts URS Belgrad Sep 18, 1955
13.40.6 Sandor Iharos HUN Budapest Oct 23, 1955
13.36.8 Gordon Pirie GBR Bergen Jun 19, 1956
13.35.0 Vladimir Kuts URS Rome Oct 13, 1957
13.34.4 Michel Jazy FRA Lorient Jun 06, 1965
13.29.0 Michel Jazy FRA Paris Jun 11, 1965
13.27.6 Michel Jazy FRA Helsinki Jun 30, 1965
13.24.8 Harald Norpoth FRG Köln Sep 07, 1966
13.22.8 Ian Stewart GBR Edinburgh Jul 25, 1970
13.22.2 Dave Bedford GBR Edinburgh Jun 12, 1971
13.17.2 Dave Bedford GBR London Jul 14, 1972
13.16.4 Lasse Viren FIN Helsinki Sep 14, 1972
13.13.0 Emiel Puttemans BEL Brussels Sep 20, 1972
13.10.40 Hansjörg Kunze GDR Rieti Sep 09, 1981
13.00.41 David Moorcroft GBR Oslo Jul 07, 1982
12.54.70 Dieter Baumann GER Zürich Aug 13, 1997
12.49.71 Mohammed Mourhit BEL Brussels Aug 26, 2000