Evolution of the world record 3000 meters Men


#nametimeplacetrack typedate
1Clas ThunbergFIN5:19.2DavosSUIoutdoor - natural8 Jan 1932
2Michael StaksrudNOR4:59.1HamarNORoutdoor - natural25 Feb 1933
3Ivar BallangrudNOR4:49.6DavosSUIoutdoor - natural29 Jan 1935
4Åke SeyffarthSWE4:45.7DavosSUIoutdoor - natural3 Feb 1942
5Anton HuiskesNED4:40.2DavosSUIoutdoor - natural24 Jan 1953
6Knut JohannesenNOR4:33.9TønsbergNORoutdoor - natural12 Jan 1963
7Ivar EriksenNOR4:33.0OsloNORoutdoor - natural28 Feb 1963
8Jonny NilssonSWE4:27.6TolgaNORoutdoor - natural23 Mar 1963
9Ants AntsonURS4:27.3OsloNORoutdoor - natural11 Feb 1964
10Rudie LiebrechtsNED4:26.8OsloNORoutdoor - natural25 Feb 1965
11Ard SchenkNED4:26.2InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial29 Jan 1966
12Ard SchenkNED4:18.4InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial25 Feb 1967
13Fred Anton MaierNOR4:17.5InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial7 Mar 1968
14Dag FornæssNOR4:17.4Cortina d'AmpezzoITAoutdoor - natural28 Jan 1969
15Jan BolsNED4:16.4Cortina d'AmpezzoITAoutdoor - natural27 Jan 1970
16Ard SchenkNED4:12.6DavosSUIoutdoor - natural15 Jan 1971
17Ard SchenkNED4:08.3InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial2 Mar 1972
18Eric HeidenUSA4:07.01InzellFRGoutdoor - artificial2 Mar 1978
19Eric HeidenUSA4:06.91SavalenNORoutdoor - natural18 Mar 1979
20Dmitry OgloblinURS4:04.06MedeoKAZoutdoor - artificial28 Mar 1979
21André HoffmannGDR4:03.31DavosSUIoutdoor - natural12 Jan 1985
22Viktor ShasherinURS4:03.22DavosSUIoutdoor - natural18 Jan 1986
23Leo VisserNED3:59.27HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial19 Mar 1987
24Johann Olav KossNOR3:57.52HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial13 Mar 1990
25Thomas BosNED3:56.16CalgaryCANindoor - artificial3 Apr 1992
26Bob de JongNED3:53.06CalgaryCANindoor - artificial8 Mar 1996
27Jelmer BeulenkampNED3:52.67*HeerenveenNEDindoor - artificial25 Feb 1998
28Bart VeldkampBEL3:48.91*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial20 Mar 1998
29Steven ElmCAN3:45.23*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial19 Mar 1999
30Steven ElmCAN3:43.76*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial17 Mar 2000
31Gianni RommeNED3:42.75*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial11 Aug 2000
32Chad HedrickUSA3:39.02*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial10 Mar 2005
33Eskil ErvikNOR3:37.28*CalgaryCANindoor - artificial5 Nov 2005
*= record skated on klap skates