2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

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Events at the
2001 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
5000 m men women
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
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
 

These are the official results of the Men's 5.000 metres event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 35 participating athletes, with the final held on Friday August 10, 2001.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Kenya Richard Limo
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Ethiopia Million Wolde
Ethiopia (ETH)
Bronze Kenya John Kibowen
Kenya (KEN)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 12:39.36 June 13, 1998 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Salah Hissou (MAR) 12:58.13 August 28, 1999 Spain Seville, Spain
Season Best  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 12:58.57 June 29, 2001 Italy Rome, Italy

Final[edit]

Rank Name Result
Med 1.png  Richard Limo (KEN) 13:00.77
Med 2.png  Million Wolde (ETH) 13:03.47
Med 3.png  John Kibowen (KEN) 13:05.20
4.  Alberto García (ESP) 13:05.60
5.  Ismaïl Sghyr (FRA) 13:07.71
6.  Sammy Kipketer (KEN) 13:08.46
7.  Abiyote Abate (ETH) 13:14.07
8.  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 13:20.24
9.  Marius Bakken (NOR) 13:22.07
10.  Adam Goucher (USA) 13:24.00
11.  Driss El Himer (MAR) 13:28.14
12.  Mohammed El Amyn (MAR) 13:28.90
13.  Mohamed Said Wardi (MAR) 13:43.40
14.  Isaac Viciosa (ESP) 14:01.32
 Ali Saïdi-Sief (ALG) DSQ

Qualifying heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Result
1.  Million Wolde (ETH) 13:28.76
2.  Richard Limo (KEN) 13:28.78
3.  Driss El Himer (FRA) 13:28.87
4.  Abiyote Abate (ETH) 13:28.88
5.  Sammy Kipketer (KEN) 13:28.90
6.  Marius Bakken (NOR) 13:32.34
7.  Isaac Viciosa (ESP) 13:32.39
8.  Mohamed Saïd El Wardi (MAR) 13:36.24
9.  Mark Carroll (IRL) 13:37.27
10.  Mauricio Díaz (CHI) 13:38.07
11.  Khoudir Aggoune (ALG) 13:43.95
12.  Pablo Olmedo (MEX) 14:02.90
13.  Mohammed Yagoub (SUD) 14:03.27
14.  Ali Mabruk El-Zaidi (LBA) 14:16.08
15.  Nicholas Rogers (USA) 14:33.39
16.  Esam Salah Musleh Juaim (YEM) 15:21.11
17.  Chamkaur Singh Dhaliwal (SIN) 15:23.56
 Ali Saïdi-Sief (ALG) DSQ

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Result
1.  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 13:32.11
2.  Ismaïl Sghyr (FRA) 13:32.60
3.  Adam Goucher (USA) 13:32.92
4.  Alberto García (ESP) 13:33.64
5.  Mohammed Amyn (MAR) 13:34.54
6.  John Kibowen (KEN) 13:35.09
7.  Samir Moussaoui (ALG) 13:40.09
8.  Ahmed Ibrahim Hashim (QAT) 13:41.07
9.  Sergiy Lebid (UKR) 13:43.78
10.  Yonas Kifle (ERI) 13:44.16
11.  Enrique Molina (ESP) 13:45.97
12.  Dennis Jensen (DEN) 13:47.90
13.  Michael Openshaw (GBR) 14:00.84
14.  Jafar Babakhani (IRI) 14:14.64
15.  Rodwell Kamwendo (MAW) 14:21.44
16.  Tom Compernolle (BEL) 14:27.83
17.  Jeremy Deere (CAN) 14:30.92

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