The 3000 -meter run is a run- discipline of athletics. It was run by women from 1984 to 1992 at the Olympic Games as well as 1980 to 1993 at the World Athletics Championships. After the 5000 -meter run sparked from this discipline.
In the Hall of the 3,000 - meter race is run by men and women and there is the longest championship distance. Moreover, many open-air athletics meeting, the distance is still running.
The fastest men achieve times at 7:25 minutes, the fastest time women reach at 8:20 minutes.
Medalists of the Olympic Games
Medalists at the World Championships
World record development
All runners with a time of 7:32 minutes or faster ( Last Modified: May 10, 2013)
- German record: Dieter Baumann - 7:30,50 min on August 8, 1998 in Monaco
- Austrian record: Dietmar Millonig - 7:43,66 min on August 15, 1980 in Lausanne
- Swiss record: Markus Ryffel - 7:41,00 min on 18 July 1979 in Lausanne
All runners with a time of 8:30 minutes or faster ( Last Modified: July 22, 2010)