Men’s Olympic Record

Men’s Olympic Record marathon record progression

1960 – Abebe Bikila – 2:15:16.2 – N/a (barefoot)
1964 – Abebe Bikila – 2:12:11.2 – Puma Osaka
1976 – Waldemar Cierpinski – 2:09:55 – Adidas Marathon
1984 – Carlos Lopes – 2:09:21 – Nike Spiridon Gold
2008 – Samuel Wanjiru – 2:06:32 – Nike Air Zoom Katana Rac3r III