5,000 metres, Men

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 1 WR Charles Bennett GBR Paris 1900 22 July 1900 Final Standings 1 1
2 15:05.0 Jean Bouin FRA Stockholm 1912 9 July 1912 Round One, Heat Five 1
3 14:36.6 WR Hannes Kolehmainen FIN Stockholm 1912 10 July 1912 Final 1
4 14:31.2 Paavo Nurmi FIN Paris 1924 10 July 1924 Final 1 2
5 14:30.0 Lauri Lehtinen FIN Los Angeles 1932 5 August 1932 Final 1
6 14:30.0 Ralph Hill USA Los Angeles 1932 5 August 1932 Final 2
7 14:22.2 Gunnar Höckert FIN Berlin 1936 7 August 1936 Final 1
8 14:17.6 Gaston Reiff BEL London 1948 2 August 1948 Final 1
9 14:15.4 Herbert Schade GER Helsinki 1952 22 July 1952 Round One, Heat Two 1
10 14:06.6 Emil Zátopek TCH Helsinki 1952 24 July 1952 Final 1
11 13:39.6 Volodymyr Kuts URS Melbourne 1956 28 November 1956 Final 1
12 13:31.8 Miel Puttemans BEL München 1972 7 September 1972 Round One, Heat Two 1
13 13:26.42 Lasse Virén FIN München 1972 10 September 1972 Final 1
14 13:20.34 Brendan Foster GBR Montréal 1976 28 July 1976 Round One, Heat Three 1
15 13:05.59 Saïd Aouita MAR Los Angeles 1984 11 August 1984 Final 1
16 12:57.82 Kenenisa Bekele ETH Beijing 2008 23 August 2008 Final 1