2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 1500 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
Genzebe Dibaba celebrating her win.

The women's 1500 metres at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships took place March 9 and 10 at the Ataköy Athletics Arena.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Genzebe Dibaba
 Ethiopia
Mariem Alaoui Selsouli
 Morocco
Aslı Çakır Alptekin
 Turkey

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships
World record  Yelena Soboleva (RUS) 3:58.28 Moscow, Russia 18 February 2006
Championship record  Gelete Burka (ETH) 3:59.75 Valencia, Spain 9 March 2008
World Leading  Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) 4:00.13 Karlsruhe, Germany 12 February 2012
African record  Gelete Burka (ETH) 3:59.75 Valencia, Spain 9 March 2008
Asian record  Maryam Yusuf Jamal (BHR) 3:59.79 Valencia, Spain 9 March 2008
European record  Yelena Soboleva (RUS) 3:58.28 Moscow, Russia 18 February 2006
North and Central American
and Caribbean record
 Regina Jacobs (USA) 3:59.98 Boston, United States 1 February 2003
Oceanian Record  Sarah Jamieson (AUS) 4:11.08 Boston, United States 7 February 2009
South American record  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 4:14.05 Budapest, Hungary 12 February 1992

Qualification standards[edit]

Indoor Outdoor
4:14.00 or 4:31.00 (Mile) 4:03.50 or 4:22.00 (Mile)

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
March 9, 2012 18:30 Heats
March 10, 2012 18:00 Final

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 of each heat (Q) plus the 3 fastest qualified (q). 15 athletes from 12 countries participated.[1]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli  Morocco 4:08.56 Q
2 2 Hind Dehiba  France 4:08.78 Q
3 2 Tizita Bogale  Ethiopia 4:08.91 Q
4 2 Elena Arzhakova  Russia 4:09.15 q, SB
5 2 Aslı Çakır Alptekin  Turkey 4:09.30 q, NR
6 2 Angelika Cichocka  Poland 4:09.50 q
7 1 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 4:11.17 Q
8 2 Brenda Martinez  United States 4:11.30
9 1 Isabel Macías  Spain 4:11.53 Q
10 1 Natallia Kareiva  Belarus 4:11.64 Q
11 1 Siham Hilali  Morocco 4:11.69
12 1 Anzhelika Shevchenko  Ukraine 4:12.78
13 1 Luiza Gega  Albania 4:13.45
14 1 Sara Vaughn  United States 4:17.46
15 1 Ioana Doaga  Romania 4:17.50

Final[edit]

9 athletes from 8 countries participated.[2]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Genzebe Dibaba  Ethiopia 4:05.78
2 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli  Morocco 4:07.78
3 Aslı Çakır Alptekin  Turkey 4:08.74 NR
4 Natallia Kareiva  Belarus 4:10.12
5 Hind Déhiba  France 4:10.30
6 Tizita Bogale  Ethiopia 4:10.98
7 Elena Arzhakova  Russia 4:13.04
8 Angelika Cichocka  Poland 4:14.57
9 Isabel Macías  Spain 4:22.40

References[edit]