1,500-Meter Run

1896 Edwin Flack, Australia 4:33.20
1900 Charles Bennett, Great Britain 4:06.00
1904 James Lightbody, United States 4:05.40
1906 James Lightbody, United States 4:12.00
1908 Mel Sheppard, United States 4:03.40
1912 Arnold Jackson, Great Britain 3:56.80
1920 Albert Hill, Great Britain 4:01.80
1924 Paavo Nurmi, Finland 3:53.60
1928 Harry Larva, Finland 3:53.20
1932 Luigi Becali, Italy 3:51.20
1936 Jack Lovelock, New Zealand 3:47.80
1948 Henri Eriksson, Sweden 3:49.80
1952 Joseph Barthel, Luxembourg 3:45.20
1956 Ron Delany, Ireland 3:41.20
1960 Herb Elliott, Australia 3:35.60
1964 Peter Snell, New Zealand 3:38.10
1968 Kipchoge Keino, Kenya 3:34.90
1972 Pekka Vasala, Finland 3:36.30
1976 John Walker, New Zealand 3:39.17
1980 Sebastian Coe, Britain 3:38.40
1984 Sebastian Coe, Britain 3:32.53
1988 Peter Rono, Kenya 3:35.96
1992 Fermin Cacho Ruiz, Spain 3:40.12
1996 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria 3:35.78
2000 Noah Ngeny, Kenya 3:32.07
2004 Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco 3:34.18
2008 Rashid Ramzi, Bahrain 3:32.94

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