Marathon, Men

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 2-58:50 Spyros Louis GRE Athina 1896 10 April 1896 Final Standings 1 1
2 2-51:23.6 Billy Sherring CAN Athina 1906 1 May 1906 Final Standings 1 2
3 2-55:18.4 WR Johnny Hayes USA London 1908 24 July 1908 Final Standings 1 3
4 2-36:54.8 Ken McArthur RSA Stockholm 1912 14 July 1912 Final Standings 1 4
5 2-32:35.8 WR Hannes Kolehmainen FIN Antwerpen 1920 22 August 1920 Final Standings 1 5
6 2-31:36 Juan Carlos Zabala ARG Los Angeles 1932 7 August 1932 Final Standings 1
7 2-29:19.2 Son Gi-Jeong JPN Berlin 1936 9 August 1936 Final Standings 1 6
8 2-23:03.2 Emil Zátopek TCH Helsinki 1952 27 July 1952 Final Standings 1
9 2-15:16.2 WR Abebe Bikila ETH Roma 1960 10 September 1960 Final Standings 1
10 2-12:11.2 WR Abebe Bikila ETH Tokyo 1964 21 October 1964 Final Standings 1
11 2-09:55.0 Waldemar Cierpinski GDR Montréal 1976 31 July 1976 Final Standings 1
12 2-09:21 Carlos Lopes POR Los Angeles 1984 12 August 1984 Final Standings 1
13 2-06:32 Sammy Wanjiru KEN Beijing 2008 24 August 2008 Final Standings 1