Main > Men, 10000 m > World Records Progression
All records considered statistically valid, but some of them, were unratified for various reasons.
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  32.35.0 William Jackson GBR Peckham Apr 05, 1847
  32.09.0 Walter George GBR London Mar 25, 1882
  31.53.4 Walter George GBR London Apr 07, 1884
  31.40.0 Walter George GBR London Jul 28, 1884
  31.23.1 William Cummings GBR London Sep 28, 1885
  31.02.4 Alfred Schrubb GBR Glasgow Nov 05, 1904
30.58.8 Jean Bouin FRA Paris Nov 16, 1911
30.40.2 Paavo Nurmi FIN Stockholm Jun 22, 1921
30.35.4 Ville Ritola FIN Helsinki May 25, 1924
30.23.2 Ville Ritola FIN Paris Jul 06, 1924
30.06.2 Paavo Nurmi FIN Kuopio Aug 31, 1924
30.05.6 Ilmari Salminen FIN Kouvola Jul 18, 1937
30.02.0 Taisto Mäki FIN Tampere Sep 29, 1938
29.52.6 Taisto Mäki FIN Helsinki Sep 17, 1939
29.35.4 Viljo Heino FIN Helsinki Aug 25, 1944
29.28.2 Emil Zátopek TCH Ostrava Jun 11, 1949
29.27.2 Viljo Heino FIN Kouvola Sep 01, 1949
29.21.2 Emil Zátopek TCH Ostrava Oct 22, 1949
29.02.6 Emil Zátopek TCH Turku Aug 04, 1950
29.01.6 Emil Zátopek TCH Stará Boleslav Nov 01, 1953
28.54.2 Emil Zátopek TCH Brussels Jun 01, 1954
28.42.8 Sandor Iharos HUN Budapest Jul 15, 1956
28.30.4 Vladimir Kuts URS Moscow Sep 11, 1956
28.18.8 Pyotr Bolotnikov URS Kiev Oct 15, 1960
28.18.2 Pyotr Bolotnikov URS Moscow Aug 11, 1962
28.15.6 Ron Clarke AUS Melbourne Dec 18, 1963
27.39.4 Ron Clarke AUS Oslo Jul 14, 1965
27.38.4 Lasse Viren FIN München Sep 03, 1972
27.30.8 Dave Bedford GBR London Jul 13, 1973
27.30.5 Samson Kimobwa KEN Helsinki Jun 30, 1977
27.22.5 Henry Rono KEN Vienna Jun 11, 1978
27.13.81 Fernando Mamede POR Stockholm Jul 02, 1984
27.08.23 Arturo Barrios MEX Berlin Aug 18, 1989
27.07.91 Richard Chelimo KEN Stockholm Jul 05, 1993
26.58.38 Yobes Ondieki KEN Oslo Jul 11, 1993
26.52.23 William Sigei KEN Oslo Jul 22, 1994
26.43.53 Haile Gebrselassie ETH Hengelo Jun 05, 1995
26.38.08 Salah Hissou MAR Brussels Aug 23, 1996
26.31.32 Haile Gebrselassie ETH Oslo Jul 04, 1997
26.27.85 Paul Tergat KEN Brussels Aug 22, 1997
26.22.75 Haile Gebrselassie ETH Hengelo Jun 01, 1998
26.20.31 Kenenisa Bekele ETH Ostrava Jun 08, 2004
  26.17.53 Kenenisa Bekele ETH Brussels Aug 26, 2005