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1500 meters

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's 1500 meter race from 1896 to the present.

Year  Time Record
1896 Teddy Flack, AUS 4:33.2  
1900 Charles Bennett, GBR 4:06.2 WR
1904 Jim Lightbody, USA 4:05.4 WR
1906 Jim Lightbody, USA 4:12.0  
1908 Mel Sheppard, USA 4:03.4 OR
1912 Arnold Jackson, GBR 3:56.8 OR
1920 Albert Hill, GBR 4:01.8  
1924 Paavo Nurmi, FIN 3:53.6 OR
1928 Harry Larva, FIN 3:53.2 OR
1932 Luigi Beccali, ITA 3:51.2 OR
1936 John Lovelock, NZE 3:47.8 WR
1948 Henry Eriksson, SWE 3:49.8  
1952 Josy Barthel, LUX 3:45.1 OR
1956 Ron Delany, IRE 3:41.2 OR
1960 Herb Elliott, AUS 3:35.6 WR
1964 Peter Snell, NZE 3:38.1  
1968 Kip Keino, KEN 3:34.9 OR
1972 Pekka Vasala, FIN 3:36.3  
1976 John Walker, NZE 3:39.17  
1980 Sebastian Coe, GBR 3:38.4  
1984 Sebastian Coe, GBR 3:32.53 OR
1988 Peter Rono, KEN 3:35.96  
1992 Fermin Cacho, SPA 3:40.12  
1996Noureddine Morceli, ALG3:35.78 
2000Noah Ngeny, KEN3:32.07OR
2004 Hicham El Guerrouj, MOR3:34.18 
2008 Rasheed Ramzi, BRN 3:32.94  
2012 Taoufik Makhloufi, ALG 3:34.08  

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