2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

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These are the official results of the Men's 5.000 metres event at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 35 participating athletes, with the final held on Friday August 10, 2001.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Kenya Richard Limo
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Ethiopia Million Wolde
Ethiopia (ETH)
Bronze Kenya John Kibowen
Kenya (KEN)

Records[edit]

Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 12:39.36 June 13, 1998 Finland Helsinki, Finland
Event Record  Salah Hissou (MAR) 12:58.13 August 28, 1999 Spain Seville, Spain
Season Best  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 12:58.57 June 29, 2001 Italy Rome, Italy

Final[edit]

Rank Name Result
Med 1.png  Richard Limo (KEN) 13:00.77
Med 2.png  Million Wolde (ETH) 13:03.47
Med 3.png  John Kibowen (KEN) 13:05.20
4.  Alberto García (ESP) 13:05.60
5.  Ismaïl Sghyr (FRA) 13:07.71
6.  Sammy Kipketer (KEN) 13:08.46
7.  Abiyote Abate (ETH) 13:14.07
8.  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 13:20.24
9.  Marius Bakken (NOR) 13:22.07
10.  Adam Goucher (USA) 13:24.00
11.  Driss El Himer (MAR) 13:28.14
12.  Mohammed El Amyn (MAR) 13:28.90
13.  Mohamed Said Wardi (MAR) 13:43.40
14.  Isaac Viciosa (ESP) 14:01.32
 Ali Saïdi-Sief (ALG) DSQ

Qualifying heats[edit]

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Result
1.  Million Wolde (ETH) 13:28.76
2.  Richard Limo (KEN) 13:28.78
3.  Driss El Himer (FRA) 13:28.87
4.  Abiyote Abate (ETH) 13:28.88
5.  Sammy Kipketer (KEN) 13:28.90
6.  Marius Bakken (NOR) 13:32.34
7.  Isaac Viciosa (ESP) 13:32.39
8.  Mohamed Saïd El Wardi (MAR) 13:36.24
9.  Mark Carroll (IRL) 13:37.27
10.  Mauricio Díaz (CHI) 13:38.07
11.  Khoudir Aggoune (ALG) 13:43.95
12.  Pablo Olmedo (MEX) 14:02.90
13.  Mohammed Yagoub (SUD) 14:03.27
14.  Ali Mabruk El-Zaidi (LBA) 14:16.08
15.  Nicholas Rogers (USA) 14:33.39
16.  Esam Salah Musleh Juaim (YEM) 15:21.11
17.  Chamkaur Singh Dhaliwal (SIN) 15:23.56
 Ali Saïdi-Sief (ALG) DSQ

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Result
1.  Hailu Mekonnen (ETH) 13:32.11
2.  Ismaïl Sghyr (FRA) 13:32.60
3.  Adam Goucher (USA) 13:32.92
4.  Alberto García (ESP) 13:33.64
5.  Mohammed Amyn (MAR) 13:34.54
6.  John Kibowen (KEN) 13:35.09
7.  Samir Moussaoui (ALG) 13:40.09
8.  Ahmed Ibrahim Hashim (QAT) 13:41.07
9.  Sergiy Lebid (UKR) 13:43.78
10.  Yonas Kifle (ERI) 13:44.16
11.  Enrique Molina (ESP) 13:45.97
12.  Dennis Jensen (DEN) 13:47.90
13.  Michael Openshaw (GBR) 14:00.84
14.  Jafar Babakhani (IRI) 14:14.64
15.  Rodwell Kamwendo (MAW) 14:21.44
16.  Tom Compernolle (BEL) 14:27.83
17.  Jeremy Deere (CAN) 14:30.92

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