As of June, 2008 the women's 1500 meter run record holder is Qu Yunxia of China who ran a 3:50.46 in 1993.
The mile run is not an event in the Olympic Games, the 1500 meter run is contested.
Alan Webb of South Lakes in Reston, VA ran the American High School 1500m record of 3:38.26 in a meet in Eugene, OR on 5/27/01
Noah Ngeny from Kenya ran the 1500 in 3.32.07 at Sydney in 2000.
3:26.00 Hicham El Guerrouj (MOR)
Hicham El Guerrouj of Morroco: 3:26.00
The mile run is not an Olympic event. The 1500 meter run is the event in the Olympics that is closest to the mile run.
Kelly Holmes won Olympic gold in 2004 in the 800 meter run and 1500 meter run. She has also won gold at the Commonwealth Games, in 1994 in the 1500 meter run and in 2002 also in the 1500 meter run.
Mary Decker in 1983 ran a 3:57.12.
Dathan Ritzenhein 12:56.27
1500 meters (1600 meter in American high schools).
The Olympic record for the women's 1500 meter run is 3:53.96 set by Paula Ilie-Ivan of Romania at the 1988 Games in Seoul.
Galen Rupp holds the American record in the 10000 meter run. He ran 26:48.00 in Brussels on September 7, 2012.
100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, and the 1500 meter run.
The mile run has never been an Olympic event. The closest event to a mile is the 1500 meter run (1500 meters is .93 miles). As of the 2008 Games, the men's Olympic record is 3:32.07 held by Noah Ngeny of Kenya at the 2000 Games in Sydney. The women's Olympic record is 3:53.96 held by Paula Ivan of Romania at the 1988 Games in Seoul.
Walker held the world record in the mile run (3:49.4) from August 12, 1975 to July 17, 1979. He also held the world record in the 2000 meter run (4:51.4) from June 30, 1976 through August 4, 1985. He also held the world record in the indoor 1500 meter run (3:37.4). He still holds the New Zealand national record for the mile run (3:49.08).
He was born in Berkane, Morocco and represented Morocco at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics, winning gold medals in 1500 meter run and 5000 meter run at the 2004 Games and a silver medal in 1500 meter run at the 2000 Games.
Teddy Flack who won gold in the 800 meter run and 1500 meter run.
Tirunesh Dibaba has the world record in the 5,000 meter run at 14:11.15 and the Olympic record in the 10,000 meter run at 29:54.66.
9.58 by Bolt
That was Teddy Flack at the 1896 Games in Athens. He won gold in the 800 meter run and 1500 meter run.
2 ... men's 800 meter run and 1500 meter run at the 1896 Games in Athens.