Evolution of the world record 1500 meters Men


#nametimeplacetrack typedate
1Jaap EdenNED2:35.0PaterswoldeNEDoutdoor - natural11 Jan 1893
2Peder ØstlundNOR2:32.6HamarNORoutdoor - natural25 Feb 1893
3Peder ØstlundNOR2:31.4HamarNORoutdoor - natural24 Feb 1894
4Einar HalvorsenNOR2:29.6HamarNORoutdoor - natural24 Feb 1894
5Peder ØstlundNOR2:28.8HamarNORoutdoor - natural25 Feb 1894
6Jaap EdenNED2:25.4HamarNORoutdoor - natural23 Feb 1895
7Peder ØstlundNOR2:23.6DavosSUIoutdoor - natural7 Feb 1898
8Peder ØstlundNOR2:22.6DavosSUIoutdoor - natural11 Feb 1900
9Oscar MathisenNOR2:20.8DavosSUIoutdoor - natural9 Feb 1908
10Oscar MathisenNOR2:20.6DavosSUIoutdoor - natural30 Jan 1910
11Oscar MathisenNOR2:19.4KristianiaNORoutdoor - natural11 Jan 1914
12Oscar MathisenNOR2:17.4DavosSUIoutdoor - natural18 Jan 1914
13Michael StaksrudNOR2:14.9DavosSUIoutdoor - natural31 Jan 1937
14Hans EngnestangenNOR2:13.8DavosSUIoutdoor - natural29 Jan 1939
15Valentin ChaykinURS2:12.9MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural20 Jan 1952
16Yevgeny GrishinURS2:09.8MedeoKAZoutdoor - natural10 Jan 1955
17Yury MikhaylovURS2:09.1DavosSUIoutdoor - natural20 Jan 1956
18Yevgeny GrishinURS2:08.6MisurinaITAoutdoor - natural30 Jan 1956
19Juhani JärvinenFIN2:06.3Squaw ValleyUSAoutdoor - artificial1 Mar 1959
20Ard SchenkNED2:06.2DavosSUIoutdoor - natural26 Jan 1966
21Ard SchenkNED2:05.3InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial30 Jan 1966
22Kees VerkerkNED2:03.9InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial26 Feb 1967
23Magne ThomassenNOR2:02.5DavosSUIoutdoor - natural5 Feb 1968
24Kees VerkerkNED2:02.0DavosSUIoutdoor - natural9 Feb 1969
25Kees VerkerkNED2:01.9InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial8 Mar 1970
26Ard SchenkNED1:58.7DavosSUIoutdoor - natural16 Jan 1971
27Hans van HeldenNED1:55.61InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial13 Mar 1976
28Jan Egil StorholtNOR1:55.18MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial20 Mar 1977
29Eric HeidenUSA1:54.79DavosSUIoutdoor - natural19 Jan 1980
30Igor ZhelezovskyURS1:54.26MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial26 Mar 1983
31Oleg BozhyevURS1:53.26MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial24 Mar 1984
32Nikolay GulyayevURS1:52.70HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial15 Feb 1987
33Igor ZhelezovskyURS1:52.50CalgaryCANindoor - artificial5 Dec 1987
34André HoffmannGDR1:52.06CalgaryCANindoor - artificial20 Feb 1988
35Rintje RitsmaNED1:51.60HamarNORindoor - artificial8 Jan 1994
36Johann Olav KossNOR1:51.29HamarNORindoor - artificial16 Feb 1994
37Hiroyuki NoakeJPN1:50.61CalgaryCANindoor - artificial2 Mar 1996
38KC BoutietteUSA1:50.09*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial15 Mar 1997
39Neal MarshallCAN1:50.05*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial16 Mar 1997
40Ids PostmaNED1:49.81*BerlinGERindoor - artificial29 Nov 1997
41Kevin OverlandCAN1:49.07*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial29 Nov 1997
42Rintje RitsmaNED1:48.88*HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial20 Dec 1997
43Ådne SøndrålNOR1:47.87*NaganoJPNindoor - artificial12 Feb 1998
44Ådne SøndrålNOR1:46.43*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial28 Mar 1998
45Jakko Jan LeeuwanghNED1:45.56*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial29 Jan 2000
46Lee Kyou-hyukKOR1:45.20*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial16 Mar 2001
47Derek ParraUSA1:43.95*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial19 Feb 2002
48Shani DavisUSA1:43.33*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial9 Jan 2005
49Chad HedrickUSA1:42.78*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial18 Nov 2005
50Shani DavisUSA1:42.68*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial19 Mar 2006
51Shani DavisUSA1:42.32*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial4 Mar 2007
52Erben WennemarsNED1:42.32*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial9 Nov 2007
53Denny MorrisonCAN1:42.01*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial14 Mar 2008
54Shani DavisUSA1:41.80*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial6 Mar 2009
55Shani DavisUSA1:41.04*Salt Lake CityUSAindoor - artificial11 Dec 2009
*= record skated on klap skates