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World Record Progression, Men 10000m

A. Officially ratified by IAAF

26′ 17″ 53. Kenenisa Bekele, ETH, 26 Aug, 2005, Brussels.

26′ 20″ 31. Kenenisa Bekele, ETH, 08 Jun, 2004, Ostrava.

26′ 22″ 75. Haile Gebreselasie, ETH, 01 Jun 1998, Hengelo

26′ 27″ 85. Paul Tergat, KEN, 22 Aug 1997, Brussels

26′ 31″ 32. Haile Gebreselasie, ETH, 04 Aug 1997, Oslo

26′ 38″ 08. Salah Hissou, MOR, 23 Aug 1996, Brussels

26′ 43″ 53. Haile Gebrselassie, ETH, 05 Jun 1995, Hengelo

26′ 52″ 23. William Sigei, KEN, 22 Jul 1994, Oslo

26′ 58″ 38. Yobes Ondieki, KEN, 10 Jul 1993, Oslo

27′ 07″ 91. Richard Chelimo, KEN, 05 Ju;l 1993, Stockholm

27′ 08″ 23. Arturo Barrios, MEX, 18 Aug 1989, Berlin

27′ 13″ 81. Fernando Mamede, POR, 02 Jul 1984, Stockholm

27′ 22″ 47. Henry Rono, KEN, 11 Jun 1978, Vienna

27′ 30″ 47. Samson Kimobwa, KEN, 30 Jun 1977, Helsinki

27′ 30″ 80. Dave Bedford, GBR, 13 Jul 1973, London

27′ 38″ 35. Lasse Viren, FIN, 03 Sep 1972, Munich

Hand timing

27′ 39″ 4+ Ron Clarke, AUS, 14 Jul 1965, Oslo

28′ 14″ 0+ Ron Clarke, AUS, 16 May 65, Turku

28′ 15″ 6+ Ron Clarke, AUS, 18 Dec 1963, Melbourne

28′ 18″ 2+ Pjotr Bolotnikov, URS, 11 Aug 1962, Moscow

28′ 18″ 8+ Pjotr Bolotnikov, URS, 15 Oct 1960, Kiev

28′ 30″ 4+ Vladimir Kuts, URS, 11 Sep 1956, Moscow

28′ 42″ 8+ Sandor Iharos, HUN, 15 Jul 1956, Budapest

28′ 54″ 2+ Emil Zatopek, TCH, 01 Jun 1954, Brussels

29′ 01″ 6+ Emil Zatopek, TCH, 01 Nov 1953, Stara Boleslav

29′ 02″ 6+ Emil Zatopek, TCH, 04 Aug 1950, Turku

29′ 21″ 2+ Emil Zatopek, TCH, 22 Oct 1949, Ostrava

29′ 27″ 2+ Viljo Heino, FIN, 01 Sep 1949, Kouvola

29′ 28″ 2+ Emil Zatopek, TCH, 11 Jun 1949, Ostrava

29′ 35″ 4+ Viljo Heino, FIN, 25 Aug 1944, Helsinki

29′ 52″ 6+ Taisto Maki, FIN, 17 Sep 1939, Helsinki

30′ 02″ 0+ Taisto Maki, FIN, 29 Sep 1938, Tampere

30′ 05″ 6+ Ilmari Salminen, FIN, 18 Jul 1937, Kouvola

30′ 06″ 2+ Paavo Nurmi, FIN, 31 Aug 1924, Kuopio

30′ 23″ 2+ Ville Ritola, FIN, 06 Jul 1924, Paris

30′ 35″ 4+ Ville Ritola, FIN, 25 May 1924, Helsinki

30′ 40″ 2+ Paavo Nurmi, FIN, 22 Jun 1921, Stockholm

30′ 58″ 8+ Jean Bouin, FRA , 16 Nov 1919, Paris

B. Unofficial progression before IAAF

31.02.4 Alfred Schrubb, GBR, 05 Nov 1904, Glasgow

31.23.1 William Cummings, GBR, 28 Sep 1885, London

31.40.0 Walter George, GBR, 28 Jul 1884, London

31.53.4 Walter George, GBR, 07 Apr 1884, London

32.09.0 Walter George, GBR, 25 Mar 1882, London

32.35.0 William Jackson, GBR, 05 Apr 1847, Peckham

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