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3000-meter Steeplechase

3000-meter Steeplechase

Find the Olympic gold-medal times for the men's 3000m steeplechase from 1900 to the present.

Year Time Record
1900 George Orton, CAN 7:34.4
1904 Jim Lightbody, USA 7:39.6
1908 Arthur Russell, GBR 10:47.8
1920 Percy Hodge, GBR 10:00.4 OR
1924 Ville Ritola, FIN 9:33.6 OR
1928 Toivo Loukola, FIN 9:21.8 WR
1932 Volmari Iso-Hollo, FIN10:33.4*
1936 Volmari Iso-Hollo, FIN 9:03.8 WR
1948 Thore Sjöstrand, SWE 9:04.6
1952 Horace Ashenfelter, USA 8:45.4 WR
1956 Chris Brasher, GBR 8:41.2 OR
1960 Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak, POL 8:34.2 OR
1964 Gaston Roelants, BEL 8:30.8OR
1968 Amos Biwott, KEN 8:51.0
1972 Kip Keino, KEN 8:23.6OR
1976 Anders Gärderud, SWE 8:08.2WR
1980 Bronislaw Malinowski, POL 8:09.7
1984 Julius Korir, KEN 8:11.80
1988 Julius Kariuki, KEN 8:05.51 OR
1992 Matthew Birir, KEN 8:08.84
1996Joseph Keter, KEN 8:07.12
2000Reuben Kosgei, KEN 8:21.43
2004 Ezekiel Kemboi, KEN8:05.81
2008 Brimin Kipruto, KEN 8:10.34
2012 Ezekiel Kemboi, KEN 8:15.56
*Iso-Hollo ran one extra lap due to lap counter's mistake.
Note: Other steeplechase distances– 2500 meters (1900); 2590 meters (1904); 3200 meters (1908) and 3460 meters (1932).

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