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5000 meters

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's 5000 meter race from 1912 to the present.

Year  Time Record
1912 Hannes Kolehmainen, FIN 14:36.6 WR
1920 Joseph Guillemot, FRA 14:55.6 
1924 Paavo Nurmi, FIN 14:31.2 OR
1928 Ville Ritola, FIN 14:38.0 
1932 Lauri Lehtinen, FIN 14:30.0OR
1936 Gunnar Höckert, FIN 14:22.2 OR
1948 Gaston Reiff, BEL 14:17.6 OR
1952 Emil Zátopek, CZE 14:06.6 OR
1956 Vladimir Kuts, USSR 13:39.6OR
1960 Murray Halberg, NZE 13:43.4  
1964 Bob Schul, USA 13:48.8  
1968 Mohamed Gammoudi, TUN 14:05.0  
1972 Lasse Viren, FIN 13:26.4 OR
1976 Lasse Viren, FIN 13:24.76  
1980 Miruts Yifter, ETH 13:21.0 
1984 Said Aouita, MOR 13:05.59 OR
1988 John Ngugi, KEN 13:11.70  
1992 Dieter Baumann, GER 13:12.52  
1996Venuste Niyongabo, BUR13:07.96 
2000Millon Wolde, ETH13:35.49 
2004 Hicham El Guerrouj, MOR13:14.39 
2008 Kenenisa Bekele, ETH 12:57.82 OR
2012 Mo Farah, GBR 13:41.66  

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