Athletics
1000 metres
World records
MenKenya Noah Ngeny 2:11.96 (1999)
WomenRussia Svetlana Masterkova 2:28.98 (1996)

The 1000 metres is an uncommon middle-distance running event in track and field competitions.

The 1000 yards, an imperial alternative, was sometimes also contested.[1][2]

All-time top 25

Men

Rank Time Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 2:11.96 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 5 September 1999 Rieti
2 2:12.18 Sebastian Coe  Great Britain 11 July 1981 Oslo
3 2:12.88 Steve Cram  Great Britain 9 August 1985 Gateshead
4 2:13.08 Taoufik Makhloufi  Algeria 1 July 2015 Nancy
5 2:13.49 Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti 25 August 2016 Lausanne [5]
6 2:13.56 Kennedy Kimwetich  Kenya 17 July 1999 Nice
7 2:13.62 Abubaker Kaki Khamis  Sudan 3 July 2010 Eugene
8 2:13.73 Noureddine Morceli  Algeria 2 July 1993 Villeneuve-d'Ascq
9 2:13.88 Jake Wightman  Great Britain 10 August 2022 Monaco [6]
10 2:13.89 Robert Biwott  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
11 2:13.9 h Rick Wohlhuter  United States 30 July 1974 Oslo
12 2:13.95 Jonathan Kitilit  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
13 2:13.96 Mehdi Baala  France 26 June 2003 Strasbourg
14 2:13.97 Djamel Sedjati  Algeria 5 March 2024 Potchefstroom [7]
15 2:14.09 Joaquim Cruz  Brazil 20 August 1984 Nice
16 2:14.23 Asbel Kiprop  Kenya 25 August 2016 Lausanne
17 2:14.28 Japheth Kimutai  Kenya 1 August 2000 Stockholm
18 2:14.30 Marcin Lewandowski  Poland 25 August 2016 Lausanne [8]
19 2:14.35 Marco Arop  Canada 10 August 2022 Monaco [9]
20 2:14.41 William Yiampoy  Kenya 5 September 1999 Rieti
21 2:14.43 Laban Rotich  Kenya 16 July 1997 Nice
22 2:14.50 Abdi Bile  Somalia 13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
23 2:14.52 Djabir Said-Guerni  Algeria 5 September 1999 Rieti
24 2:14.53 Willi Wülbeck  West Germany 1 July 1980 Oslo
25 2:14.69 El-Mahjoub Haïda  Morocco 12 July 1995 Nice

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:14.51:

Men (indoor)

Rank Time Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 2:14.20 Ayanleh Souleiman  Djibouti 17 February 2016 Stockholm
2 2:14.74 Marco Arop  Canada 4 February 2024 Boston [12]
3 2:14.96 Wilson Kipketer  Denmark 20 February 2000 Birmingham
4 2:15.26 Noureddine Morceli  Algeria 22 February 1992 Birmingham
5 2:15.50 Kennedy Kimwetich  Kenya 6 February 2000 Stuttgart
6 2:15.62 Vénuste Niyongabo  Burundi 27 February 1995 Stockholm
7 2:15.77 Abubaker Kaki Khamis  Sudan 21 February 2008 Stockholm
8 2:15.96 Ilham Tanui Özbilen  Turkey 20 February 2014 Istanbul
9 2:16.16 Shane Streich  United States 12 February 2022 Louisville
10 2:16.27 Bryce Hoppel  United States 13 February 2021 New York
11 2:16.4 h Rob Druppers  Netherlands 20 February 1988 The Hague
12 2:16.71 Johan Botha  South Africa 3 February 1999 Erfurt
13 2:16.76 Haron Keitany  Kenya 1 February 2009 Moscow
David Torrence  United States 2 March 2014 Boston
15 2:16.87 Nathan Brannen  Canada 2 March 2014 Boston
16 2:16.95 Jack Anstey  Australia 10 February 2024 Boston [13]
17 2:16.96 Richard Kiplagat  Kenya 21 February 2008 Stockholm
18 2:16.99 Joaquim Cruz  Brazil 12 February 1989 Stuttgart
19 2:17.00 Matthew Centrowitz Jr.  United States 7 February 2015 Boston
20 2:17.01 Mehdi Baala  France 13 February 2005 Karlsruhe
21 2:17.02 Thijmen Kupers  Netherlands 17 February 2016 Stockholm
22 2:17.06 Belal Mansoor Ali  Bahrain 24 February 2008 Ghent
23 2:17.07 Paul Korir  Kenya 28 February 2004 Liévin
24 2:17.09 Jens-Peter Herold  Germany 5 February 1993 Berlin
Elijah Manangoi  Kenya 17 February 2016 Stockholm

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:17.09:

Women

Rank Time Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova  Russia 23 August 1996 Brussels
2 2:29.15 Faith Kipyegon  Kenya 14 August 2020 Monaco [15]
3 2:29.34 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 25 August 1995 Brussels
4 2:30.6 h Tatyana Providokhina  Soviet Union 20 August 1978 Podolsk
5 2:30.67 Christine Wachtel  East Germany 17 August 1990 Berlin
6 2:30.70 Caster Semenya  South Africa 2 September 2018 Berlin [16]
7 2:30.82 Laura Muir  Great Britain 14 August 2020 Monaco [17]
8 2:30.85 Martina Steuk  East Germany 9 July 1980 Berlin
9 2:31.06 Ciara Mageean  Ireland 14 August 2020 Monaco [18]
10 2:31.11 Jemma Reekie  Great Britain 14 August 2020 Monaco [19]
11 2:31.5 h A Maricica Puica  Romania 1 June 1986 Poiana Brasov
12 2:31.50 Natalya Artyomova  Soviet Union 10 September 1991 Berlin
13 2:31.51 Sandra Gasser   Switzerland 13 September 1989 Jerez de la Frontera
14 2:31.6 h Beate Liebich  East Germany 9 July 1980 Berlin
15 2:31.65 Olga Dvirna  Soviet Union 1 September 1982 Athens
16 2:31.66 Jolanda Batagelj  Slovenia 28 August 2002 Rovereto
17 2:31.74 Anita Weiß  East Germany 13 July 1980 Potsdam
18 2:31.77 Sigrun Wodars-Grau  East Germany 17 August 1990 Berlin
19 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs  United States 3 July 1999 Brunswick
20 2:31.85 Doina Melinte  Romania 17 August 1990 Berlin
21 2:31.93 Patricia Djaté-Taillard  France 25 August 1995 Brussels
22 2:31.95 Ulrike Bruns  East Germany 18 August 1978 Berlin
23 2:32.12 Halimah Nakaayi  Uganda 14 August 2020 Monaco [20]
24 2:32.25 Letitia Vriesde  Suriname 10 September 1991 Berlin
25 2:32.29 Christiane Wartenberg  East Germany 13 July 1980 Potsdam

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:31.93:

Women (indoor)

Rank Time Athlete Nation Date Place Ref
1 2:30.94 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 15 February 1999 Stockholm
2 2:31.93 Laura Muir  Great Britain 18 February 2017 Birmingham
3 2:32.16 Yuliya Chizhenko-Fomenko  Russia 25 January 2006 Moscow
4 2:32.21 Oksana Zbrozhek  Russia 28 January 2007 Moscow
5 2:32.40 Yelene Soboleva  Russia 25 January 2006 Moscow
6 2:32.91 Yelena Kanales  Russia 25 January 2006 Moscow
7 2:32.96 Kelly Holmes  Great Britain 20 February 2004 Birmingham
8 2:33.06 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 24 February 2017 Madrid
9 2:33.75 Lucia Stafford  Canada 28 January 2023 Boston [23]
10 2:33.93 Inna Yevseyeva  Ukraine 7 February 1992 Moscow
11 2:34.09 OT Nikki Hiltz  United States 26 January 2024 Seattle [24]
12 2:34.19 Jennifer Toomey  United States 20 February 2004 Birmingham
13 2:34.30 Anna Alminova  Russia 1 February 2009 Moscow
14 2:34.56 Mariya Savinova  Russia 1 February 2009 Moscow
15 2:34.09 Danielle Jones  United States 10 February 2023 Boston
16 2:34.67 Liliya Nurutdinova  Russia 1 February 1992 Moscow
17 2:34.68 Olga Raspopova  Russia 1 February 2004 Moscow
18 2:34.71 Ajee Wilson  United States 24 February 2019 New York
2:34.71 OT Jessica Hull  Australia 27 January 2024 Seattle [25]
20 2:34.73 Joanne Fenn  Great Britain 20 February 2004 Birmingham
21 2:34.76 Tatyana Petlyuk  Ukraine 28 January 2007 Moscow
22 2:34.8 h Brigitte Kraus  West Germany 19 February 1978 Dortmund
23 2:34.84 Lyubov Kremlyova  Russia 13 February 1993 Liévin
24 2:35.03 Heather Maclean  United States 10 February 2023 Boston
25 2:35.21 Yelena Arzhakova  Russia 6 February 2011 Moscow

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 2:32.21:

See also

1000 metres world record progression

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