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Event Time  Date Set Location
100 meters: World 9.84p Donovan Bailey, CanadaJuly 27, 1996 Atlanta
 Olympic 9.84 Bailey (same as World)
 American 9.85 Leroy BurrellJuly 6, 1994Lausanne, SWI
200 meters: World 19.32p Michael Johnson, USA Aug. 1, 1996Atlanta
 Olympic 19.32 Johnson (same as World)
 American 19.32Johnson (same as World)
400 meters: World 43.29 Butch Reynolds, USA Aug. 17, 1988 Zurich
 Olympic 43.49 Michael Johnson, USAJuly 29, 1996Atlanta
 American 43.29 Reynolds (same as World)
800 meters: World 1:41.11p Wilson Kipketer, DenmarkAug. 24, 1997Cologne
 Olympic 1:42.58 Vebjoern Rodal, NorwayJuly 31, 1996Atlanta
 American 1:42.60 Johnny Gray Aug. 28, 1985 Koblenz, W. Ger.
1000 meters: World 2:12.18 Sebastian Coe, Great Britain July 11, 1981 Oslo
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 2:13.9 Rick Wohlhuter July 30, 1974 Oslo
1500 meters: World 3:27.37 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria July 12, 1995 Nice, FRA
 Olympic 3:32.53 Sebastian Coe, Great Britain Aug. 11, 1984 Los Angeles
 American 3:29.77 Sydney Maree Aug. 25, 1985 Cologne
Mile: World 3:44.39 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria Sept. 5, 1993 Rieti, ITA
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 3:47.69 Steve Scott July 7, 1982 Oslo
2000 meters: World 4:47.88 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria July 3, 1995 Paris
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 4:52.44 Jim Spivey Sept. 15, 1987 Lausanne
3000 meters: World 7:20.67Daniel Komen, KenyaSept. 1, 1996Riete, ITA
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 7:31.69 Bob Kennedy Aug. 23, 1996Brussels
5000 meters: World 12:39.74Daniel Komen, Kenya Aug. 22, 1997 Brussels
 Olympic 13:05.59 Said Aouita, Morocco Aug. 11, 1984 Los Angeles
 American 12:58.21Bob KennedyAug. 14, 1996Zurich
10,000 meters: World 26:27.85 Paul Tergat, KenyaAug. 22, 1997Brussels
 Olympic 27:07.34 Haile Gebrselassie, EthiopiaJuly 29, 1996Atlanta
 American 27:20.56 Mark Nenow Sept. 5, 1986 Brussels
20,000 meters: World 56:55.6 Arturo Barrios, Mexico Mar. 30, 1991 La Fleche, FRA
 Olympic  Not an event
 American 58:15.0 Bill Rodgers Aug. 9, 1977 Boston
Marathon: World 2:06:50 Belayneh Densimo, Ethiopia Apr. 17, 1988 Rotterdam
 Olympic 2:09:21 Carlos Lopes, Portugal Aug. 12, 1984 Los Angeles
 American 2:10:04 Pat Petersen Apr. 23, 1989 London
   & Jerry LawsonOct. 20, 1996Chicago
  2:08:52* Alberto Salazar Apr. 19, 1982 Boston
Note: The Mile run is 1,609.344 meters and the Marathon is 42,194.988 meters (26 miles, 385 yards).
*Former American record no longer officially recognized.

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