10,000-Meter Run

1912 Hannes Kolehmainen, Finland 31:20.80
1920 Paavo Nurmi, Finland 31:45.80
1924 Willie Ritola, Finland 30:23.20
1928 Paavo Nurmi, Finland 30:18.80
1932 Janusz Kusocinski, Poland 30:11.40
1936 IImari Salminen, Finland 30:15.40
1948 Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia 29:59.60
1952 Emil Zatopek, Czechoslovakia 29:17.00
1956 Vladimir Kuts, USSR 28:45.60
1960 Peter Bolotnikov, USSR 28:32.20
1964 Billy Mills, United States 28:24.40
1968 Nartali Temu, Kenya 29:27.40
1972 Lasse Viren, Finland 27:38.40
1976 Lasse Viren, Finland 27:40.38
1980 Miruts Yifter, Ethiopia 27:42.70
1984 Alberto Cova, Italy 27:47.50
1988 Mly Brahim Boutaib, Morocco 27:21.46
1992 Khalid Skah, Morocco 27:47.70
1996 Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopia 27:07.34
2000 Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopia 27:18.20
2004 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia 27:05.10
2008 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia 27:01.17*

*Olympic record

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