Main > Men, 1500 m > Olympic Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
4.33.2 Edwin Flack AUS Athens Apr 07, 1896
4.06.0 Charles Bennett GBR Paris Jul 15, 1900
4.05.4 James Lightbody USA St.Louis Sep 03, 1904
4.05.0 Melvin Sheppard USA London Jul 13, 1908
4.03.4 Norman Hallows GBR London Jul 13, 1908
4.03.4* Melvin Sheppard USA London Jul 14, 1908
3.56.8 Arnold Jackson GBR Stockholm Jul 10, 1912
3.53.6 Paavo Nurmi FIN Paris Jul 10, 1924
3.53.2 Harry Larva FIN Amsterdam Aug 02, 1928
3.51.2 Luigi Beccali ITA Los Angles Aug 03, 1932
3.47.8 John Lovelock NZL Berlin Aug 06, 1936
3.45.2 Joseph Barthel LUX Helsinki Jul 22, 1952
3.45.2* Robert McMillen USA Helsinki Jul 22, 1952
3.41.2 Ronald Delany IRL Melbourne Dec 01, 1956
3.35.6 Herbert Elliott AUS Rome Sep 06, 1960
3.34.9 Kipchoge Keino KEN Mexico City Oct 20, 1968
3.32.53 Sebastian Coe GBR Los Angles Aug 11, 1984
3.32.07 Noah Ngeny KEN Sydney Sep 29, 2000