1998 European Athletics Championships – Women's 5000 metres

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Events at the 1998 European
Athletics 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
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 women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's 5000 metres event at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The final was held on 23 August 1998. The event replaced the 3,000 metres, which was contested for the last time at the European Championships four years ago in Helsinki, Finland.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
Silver Gabriela Szabo
 Romania
Bronze Marta Domínguez
 Spain

Results[edit]

KEY: q Fastest non-qualifiers Q Qualified NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Sonia O'Sullivan  Ireland 15:06.50 CR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Gabriela Szabo  Romania 15:08.31
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marta Domínguez  Spain 15:10.54
4 Olivera Jevtić  Yugoslavia 15:16.61 NR
5 Annemari Sandell  Finland 15:20.78 SB
6 Blandine Bitzner-Ducret  France 15:38.61
7 Valerie Vaughan  Ireland 15:39.99
8 Teresa Recio  Spain 15:40.54
9 Kristina de Fonseca-Wollheim  Germany 15:42.07
10 Anikó Javos  Hungary 15:53.18
11 Olga Yegorova  Russia 15:54.82
12 Dorte Vibjerg  Denmark 15:57.56
13 Estíbaliz Urrutia  Spain 16:02.81
14 Una English  Ireland 16:03.64
15 Dorota Gruca  Poland 16:05.68
16 Jeļena Čelnova  Latvia 16:21.75
17 Yelena Kopytova  Russia 16:26.41
Helena Javornik  Slovenia DNF
Joalsiae Llado  France DNF
Eva Doczi  Hungary DNF
Svetlana Baygulova  Russia DNF

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