1997 Men's World, Olympic, and American Steeplechase Records
|3000 meters:||World||7:55.72p||Bernard Barmasai, Kenya||Aug. 24, 1997||Cologne|
|Olympic||8:05.51||Julius Kariuki, Kenya||Sept. 30, 1988||Seoul|
|American||8:09.17||Henry Marsh||Aug. 28, 1985||Koblenz|
Note: A steeplechase course consists of 28 hurdles (3 feet high) and seven water jumps (12 feet long).
1997 Men's World, Olympic and America Hurdles Records Men: Track And Field, 1996-97 Season Relays - 1979-92