Main > Men, 1500 m > World Indoor Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
   - Record was ratified           *   - Record was repeated
 
  3.57.0 Joseph Ray USA New York May 30, 1920
  3.56.2 Paavo Nurmi FIN New York Jan 06, 1925
  3.55.8 Lloyd Hahn USA Washington Feb 21, 1925
  3.53.4 Gene Venzke USA New York Feb 27, 1932
  3.52.2* William Bonthron USA New York Feb 24, 1934
  3.52.2 Glenn Cunningham USA New York Feb 24, 1934
  3.50.5 Glenn Cunningham USA New York Feb 23, 1935
  3.49.9 Gene Venzke USA New York Feb 22, 1936
  3.48.4 Glenn Cunningham USA New York Feb 26, 1938
  3.48.3 Wesley Santee USA New York Feb 05, 1955
  3.44.6 Siegfried Herrmann GDR Berlin Est Feb 28, 1960
  3.43.2 Jim Beatty USA Los Angeles Feb 10, 1962
  3.42.2 Jürgen May GDR Berlin East Feb 14, 1965
  3.42.0 Siegfried Herrmann GDR Berlin East Feb 21, 1965
  3.41.9 Jürgen May GDR Berlin East Feb 20, 1966
  3.41.7 Jürgen May GDR Berlin East Feb 27, 1966
  3.40.7 Michel Jazy FRA Lyon Feb 27, 1966
  3.37.8 Harald Norpoth FRG Berlin West Feb 13, 1971
  3.37.4 John Walker NZL Long Beach Jan 06, 1979
3.36.04 José Luis Gonzalez ESP Oviedo Mar 01, 1986
3.35.6 Marcus O'Sullivan IRL East Rutherford Feb 10, 1989
3.34.20 Peter Elliott GBR Seville Feb 27, 1990
3.34.16 Noureddine Morceli ALG Seville Feb 28, 1991
3.31.18 Hicham El Guerrouj MOR Stuttgart Feb 02, 1997