2009 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 5000 metres

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Events at the
2009 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 women
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
 

The women's 5000 metres at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics were held at the Olympic Stadium on 19 and 22 August

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Vivian Cheruiyot
 Kenya
Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet
 Kenya
Meseret Defar
 Ethiopia

Records[edit]

World record  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:11.15 Oslo, Norway 6 June 2008
Championship record  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:38.59 Helsinki, Finland 13 August 2005
World leading  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:33.65 London, Great Britain 25 July 2009
African record  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:11.15 Oslo, Norway 6 June 2008
Asian record  Jiang Bo (CHN) 14:28.09 Shanghai, China 23 October 1997
North American record  Shalane Flanagan (USA) 14:44.80 Walnut, United States 13 April 2007
South American record  Carmen Oliveira (BRA) 15:22.01 Hechtel-Eksel, Belgium 31 July 1993
European record  Liliya Shobukhova (RUS) 14:23.75 Kazan, Russia 19 July 2008
Oceanian record  Kimberley Smith (NZL) 14:45.93 Rome, Italy 11 July 2008

Qualification standards[edit]

A time B time
15:10.00 15:25.00

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 19, 2009 10:45 Heats
August 22, 2009 19:35 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 5 in each heat(Q) and the next 5 fastest(q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 15:16.46 Q
2 2 Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 15:16.59 Q
3 1 Sentayehu Ejigu  Ethiopia 15:17.64 Q
4 1 Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet  Kenya 15:17.77 Q
5 1 Meselech Melkamu  Ethiopia 15:18.39 Q
6 2 Iness Chepkesis Chenonge  Kenya 15:18.40 Q
7 2 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 15:19.66 Q
8 2 Alemitu Bekele  Turkey 15:19.88 Q, SB
9 1 Krisztina Papp  Hungary 15:19.90 Q, SB
10 1 Sara Moreira  Portugal 15:19.93 Q
11 2 Jennifer Rhines  United States 15:20.20 q
12 2 Silvia Weissteiner  Italy 15:20.88 q
13 1 Yurika Nakamura  Japan 15:21.01 q, PB
14 2 Yuriko Kobayashi  Japan 15:23.96 q, SB
15 2 Zakia Mrisho Mohamed  Tanzania 15:25.09 q, SB
16 1 Julie Culley  United States 15:32.33
17 1 Natalya Popkova  Russia 15:32.62
18 2 Elizaveta Grechishnikova  Russia 15:53.41
19 2 Judith Plá  Spain 15:54.32
20 1 Inés Melchor  Peru 16:00.83
21 2 Pauline Niyongere  Burundi 16:33.77 PB
22 1 Marriam Thole  Malawi 17:12.21
1 Elvan Abeylegesse  Turkey DNS

Key: PB = Personal best, SB = Seasonal best

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 14:57.97
2 Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet  Kenya 14:58.33
3 Meseret Defar  Ethiopia 14:58.41
4 Sentayehu Ejigu  Ethiopia 15:03.38
5 Meselech Melkamu  Ethiopia 15:03.72
6 Iness Chepkesis Chenonge  Kenya 15:06.06
7 Silvia Weissteiner  Italy 15:09.74 SB
8 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 15:11.12
9 Jennifer Rhines  United States 15:11.63
10 Sara Moreira  Portugal 15:12.22
11 Yuriko Kobayashi  Japan 15:12.44 SB
12 Yurika Nakamura  Japan 15:13.01 PB
13 Alemitu Bekele  Turkey 15:18.18 SB
14 Krisztina Papp  Hungary 15:20.36
15 Zakia Mrisho Mohamed  Tanzania 15:31.73

Key: CR = Championship record, DNF = Did not finish, DNS = Did not start, PB = Personal best, SB = Seasonal best

Splits[edit]

Intermediate Athlete Country Mark
1000m Yurika Nakamura  Japan 3:06.02
2000m Sentayehu Ejigu  Ethiopia 6:11.04
3000m Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 9:15.05
4000m Vivian Cheruiyot  Kenya 12:15.79

References[edit]

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