2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 800 metres

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Events at the
2012 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men

The women's 800 metres at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships will be held at the Ataköy Athletics Arena on 9 and 11 March.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Pamela Jelimo
 Kenya
Nataliia Lupu
 Ukraine
Erica Moore
 United States

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Jolanda Čeplak (SLO) 1:55.82 Vienna, Austria 3 March 2002
Championship record  Ludmila Formanová (CZE) 1:56.90 Maebashi, Japan 7 March 1999
World Leading  Malika Akkaoui (MAR) 1:59.01 Liévin, France 14 February 2012
African record  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:57.06 Liévin, France 21 February 1999
Asian record  Miho Sugimori (JPN) 2:00.78 Yokohama, Japan 22 February 2003
European record  Jolanda Čeplak (SLO) 1:55.82 Vienna, Austria 3 March 2002
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Nicole Teter (USA) 1:58.71 New York City, United States 2 March 2002
Oceanian Record  Toni Hodgkinson (NZL) 2:00.36 Paris, France 9 March 1997
South American record  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:59.21 Birmingham, Great Britain 23 February 1997

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor Outdoor
2:03.50 1:59.50

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 11:50 Heats
March 11, 2012 15:35 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: 1st of each heat (Q) plus 3 fastest times (q) qualified.[1]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Elena Kofanova  Russia 1:59.80 Q
2 3 Erica Moore  United States 2:00.24 q, PB
3 1 Yuliya Rusanova  Russia 2:00.26 Q, SB
4 1 Pamela Jelimo  Kenya 2:00.32 q
5 1 Nataliia Lupu  Ukraine 2:01.17 q, PB
6 3 Merve Aydın  Turkey 2:01.19 NR
7 2 Fantu Magiso  Ethiopia 2:01.69 Q, PB
8 2 Maryna Arzamasava  Belarus 2:02.05
9 3 Eléni Filándra  Greece 2:02.67
10 1 Lenka Masná  Czech Republic 2:03.08
11 1 Phoebe Wright  United States 2:03.11
12 2 Carolin Walter  Germany 2:03.61
13 2 Marilyn Okoro  Great Britain 2:04.06
14 2 Malika Akkaoui  Morocco 2:04.20
15 3 Elena Popescu  Moldova 2:05.24 PB
16 2 Rabia Ashiq  Pakistan 2:27.03 PB
17 1 Woroud Sawalha  Palestine 2:51.87 PB
99 3 Elisa Cusma Piccione  Italy DNF

Final[edit]

The final started at 15:35.[2]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Pamela Jelimo  Kenya 1:58.83 WL, NR
2 Nataliia Lupu  Ukraine 1:59.67 PB
3 Erica Moore  United States 1:59.97 PB
4 Fantu Magiso  Ethiopia 2:00.30 PB
5 Elena Kofanova  Russia 2:00.67
6 Yuliya Rusanova  Russia 2:01.87

References[edit]