2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 5000 metres

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Events at the
2012 World Junior
Championships in Athletics

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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
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
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
10,000 m walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's 5000 metres at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 11 July.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Buze Diriba
 Ethiopia
Silver Ruti Aga
 Ethiopia
Bronze Agnes Jebet Tirop
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

World Junior Record  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:30.88 Bergen, Norway 11 June 2004
Championship Record  Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) 15:08.06 Moncton, Canada 21 July 2010
World Junior Leading  Buze Diriba (ETH) 15:11.53 Montreuil, France 5 June 2012

Results[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Note
1st Buze Diriba  Ethiopia 15:32.94
2nd Ruti Aga  Ethiopia 15:32.95 PB
3rd Agnes Jebet Tirop  Kenya 15:36.74 PB
4 Cayla Hatton  United States 15:50.32 PB
5 Caroline Chepkoech Kipkirui  Kenya 15:58.10
6 Alena Kudashkina  Russia 16:05.64
7 Monica Madalina Florea  Romania 16:08.07 PB
8 Allison Woodward  United States 16:08.29 PB
9 Nancy Cheptegei  Uganda 16:15.49 PB
10 Xufeng Wu  China 16:19.84
11 Shiori Yano  Japan 16:21.29
12 Moe Kyuma  Japan 16:21.36
13 Zhixuan Li  China 16:24.29 PB
14 Doyeon Kim  South Korea 16:27.62
15 Irene van Lieshout  Netherlands 16:38.68
16 Jip Vastenburg  Netherlands 16:47.32
17 Anca Maria Bunea  Romania 16:51.53
18 Aminata Olowoora  Nigeria 17:59.79
Emelia Gorecka  Great Britain DNS

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