Olympic Records In Distance Running


800 Meters

Men’s: Vebjorn Rodal (Norway)—1:42:58 mins (1996)

Women’s: Nadezha Olizarenko (Soviet Union)—1:53:43 mins (1980)

1,500 Meters

Men’s: Noah Ngeny (Kenya)—3:32:07 mins (2000)

Women’s: Paula Ivan (Romania)—3:53:96 mins (1988) Continue reading