Main > Women, 5000 m > World Championships Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
15.36.39 Elena Fidatov ROU Göteborg Aug 10, 1995
15.13.88 Sonia O'Sullivan IRL Göteborg Aug 10, 1995
14.46.47 Sonia O'Sullivan IRL Göteborg Aug 12, 1995
14.41.82 Gabriela Szabo ROU Seville Aug 27, 1999
14.38.59 Tirunesh Dibaba ETH Helsinki Aug 13, 2005
14.26.83 Almaz Ayana ETH Beijing Aug 30, 2015