1987 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
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5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's 5,000 metres event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total of 36 participating athletes, with two qualifying heats and the final held on Sunday September 6, 1987.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Morocco Saïd Aouita
Morocco (MAR)
Silver Portugal Domingos Castro
Portugal (POR)
Bronze United Kingdom Jack Buckner
Great Britain (GBR)

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 12:58.39 Rome, Italy July 27, 1987
Championship Record  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 13:28.53 Helsinki, Finland August 14, 1983

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 13:26.44
Med 2.png  Domingos Castro (POR) 13:27.59
Med 3.png  Jack Buckner (GBR) 13:27.74
4.  Pierre Délèze (SUI) 13:28.06
5.  Vincent Rousseau (BEL) 13:28.56
6.  Evgeni Ignatov (BUL) 13:29.68
7.  Tim Hutchings (GBR) 13:30.01
8.  Dionisio Castro (POR) 13:30.94
9.  Frank O'Mara (IRL) 13:32.04
10.  Steve Ovett (GBR) 13:33.49
11.  Sydney Maree (USA) 13:33.78
12.  John Ngugi (KEN) 13:34.04
13.  John Treacy (IRL) 13:41.03
14.  Abel Antón (ESP) 13:43.58
15.  Carey Nelson (CAN) 13:43.81

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Friday 1987-09-04
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Saïd Aouita (MAR) 13:28.63
2.  Domingos Castro (POR) 13:28.68
3.  Frank O'Mara (IRL) 13:28.79
4.  Sydney Maree (USA) 13:28.86
5.  Abel Antón (ESP) 13:28.92
6.  Tim Hutchings (GBR) 13:29.06
7.  Vincent Rousseau (BEL) 13:29.74
8.  Doug Padilla (USA) 13:30.16
9.  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 13:33.07
10.  Jonny Danielson (SWE) 13:35.69
11.  Zhang Guowei (CHN) 13:40.46
12.  Juma Mnyampanda (TAN) 13:42.57
13.  Kozu Akutsu (JPN) 13:46.29
14.  Omar Aguilar (CHI) 13:52.59
15.  Hugo García (GUA) 14:08.72
16.  Miguel Angel Vargas (CRC) 14:59.32
 Salvatore Antibo (ITA) DNS
 Wodajo Bulti (ETH) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  John Ngugi (KEN) 13:22.68 CR
2.  Dionisio Castro (POR) 13:23.12
3.  Pierre Délèze (SUI) 13:24.07
4.  Evgeni Ignatov (BUL) 13:24.42
5.  Jack Buckner (GBR) 13:24.56
6.  Steve Ovett (GBR) 13:28.68
7.  John Treacy (IRL) 13:28.89
8.  Carey Nelson (CAN) 13:29.20
9.  Haji Bulbula (ETH) 13:31.06
10.  Brahim Boutayeb (MAR) 13:32.73
11.  Herbert Stephan (FRG) 13:34.68
12.  Pascal Thiebaut (FRA) 13:38.97
13.  José Manuel Abascal (ESP) 13:59.68
14.  John Gregorek (USA) 14:01.02
15.  Thabiso Paul Moqhali (LES) 14:39.68
16.  Masini Situ-Kubanza (ZAI) 14:50.39
17.  Abdalla Washali (YEM) 15:42.10
18.  Atsou Amewouho (TOG) 16:16.41

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