Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

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Athletics at the
1996 Summer Olympics
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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
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men
Wheelchair races

These are the official results of the men's 5000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. The event took place between 31 July and 3 August.

Medalists[edit]

Gold  Venuste Niyongabo
Burundi (BDI)
Silver  Paul Bitok
Kenya (KEN)
Bronze  Khalid Boulami
Morocco (MAR)

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in minutes) prior to the 1996 Summer Olympics.

World Record 12:44.39 Ethiopia Haile Gebrselassie Zürich (SUI) August 16, 1995
Olympic Record 13:05.59 Morocco Saïd Aouita Los Angeles (USA) August 11, 1984

Final classification[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE FINAL SEMI HEAT
Med 1.png  Venuste Niyongabo (BDI) 13:07.96 14:03.48 13:54.53
Med 2.png  Paul Bitok (KEN) 13:08.16 13:27.61 13:54.45
Med 3.png  Khalid Boulami (MAR) 13:08.37 13:29.72 13:54.72
4.  Dieter Baumann (GER) 13:08.81 14:03.75 13:52.00
5.  Tom Nyariki (KEN) 13:12.29 14:03.21 13:51.47
6.  Bob Kennedy (USA) 13:12.35 13:27.90 13:54.57
7.  Enrique Molina (ESP) 13:12.91 14:04.08 13:51.55
8.  Brahim Lahlafi (MAR) 13:13.26 13:27.73 13:51.25
9.  Shem Kororia (KEN) 13:14.63 13:27.50 14:02.75
10.  Fita Bayissa (ETH) 13:18.30 13:30.88 13:50.61
11.  Ismaïl Sghyr (MAR) 13:22.89 14:04.23 14:02.71
12.  Gennaro Di Napoli (ITA) 13:28.36 13:28.80 14:03.56
13.  Reda Benzine (ALG) 13:42.34 13:37.52 14:03.06
14.  Stephane Franke (GER) 13:44.64 13:40.94 14:06.34
15.  Aissa Belaout (ALG) 14:06.52 14:04.56 13:51.96

Non-qualifiers[edit]

RANK NAME ATHLETE SEMI HEATS
 Jonathan Wyatt (NZL) 13:47.81 13:52.56
 Anacleto Jiménez (ESP) 13:50.90 14:16.57
 Miroslav Vanko (SVK) 13:51.45 13:54.88
 John Morapedi (RSA) 13:54.43 13:54.30
 Shaun Creighton (AUS) 13:55.23 14:04.08
 Assefa Mezgebu (ETH) 14:05.48 13:54.89
 Stefano Baldini (ITA) 14:06.45 13:55.41
 John Nuttall (GBR) 14:08.39 13:52.16
 Cormac Finnerty (IRL) 14:08.88 13:54.01
 Khmees Abdalla Seif Eldin (SUD) DNQ 14:15.21
 José Ramos (POR) 14:24.81 14:17.26
 Shadrack Hoff (RSA) 14:16.14 14:05.97
 Jim Spivey (USA) 14:27.72 13:53.16
 Julian Paynter (AUS) 14:23.60 14:00.25
 Adalberto García (BRA) DNQ 14:28.64
 Manuel Pancorbo (ESP) 14:39.64 13:57.42
 Sidi Ahmed Ould Mohamedou (MTN) DNQ 15:29.16
 Henry Moyo (MAW) DNQ 14:30.53
 Matt Giusto (USA) DNQ 14:30.76
 William Roldán (COL) DNQ 14:39.50
 Abukar Adani (SOM) DNQ 15:19.80
 Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) - DNS
 Armando Quintanilla (MEX) - DNS
 Luis Jesus (POR) - DNS
 Aloys Nizigama (BDI) - DNS
 Alyan al-Qahtani (KSA) - DNS

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