2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

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Events at the
2007 World 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 women
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
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

The Men's 3.000 metres Steeplechase event at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics took place on August 26, 2007 (heats) and August 28, 2007 (final) at the Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Brimin Kipruto
 Kenya
Ezekiel Kemboi
 Kenya
Richard Mateelong
 Kenya

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

World record  Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT) 7:53.63 Brussels, Belgium 3 September 2004
Championship record  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:04.16 Gothenburg, Sweden 11 August 1995
World leading  Paul Kipsiele Koech (KEN) 7:59.42 Stockholm, Sweden 7 August 2007

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 26, 2007 10:00 Heats
August 28, 2007 20:55 Final

Results[edit]

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

Heats[edit]

Qualification: First 3 in each heat(Q) and the next 6 fastest(q) advance to the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Tareq Mubarak Taher  Bahrain 8:19.99 Q
2 1 Abdelkader Hachlaf  Morocco 8:20.03 Q
3 1 Ezekiel Kemboi  Kenya 8:20.08 Q
4 1 Bouabdellah Tahri  France 8:20.09 q
5 1 Abubaker Ali Kamal  Qatar 8:21.20 q, SB
6 3 Brimin Kipruto  Kenya 8:21.93 Q
7 3 Halil Akkaş  Turkey 8:22.37 Q
8 3 Mustafa Mohamed  Sweden 8:22.80 Q
9 3 Ali Ahmed Al-Amri  Saudi Arabia 8:23.61 q, SB
10 3 Gary Roba  Ethiopia 8:23.98 q
11 1 Eliseo Martín  Spain 8:24.49 q
12 3 José Luis Blanco  Spain 8:25.00 q
13 3 Filmon Ghirmai  Germany 8:25.17
14 3 Boštjan Buč  Slovenia 8:26.42 SB
15 3 Krijn van Koolwijk  Belgium 8:29.18
16 2 Richard Mateelong  Kenya 8:29.49 Q
17 2 Nahom Mesfin Tariku  Ethiopia 8:29.57 Q
18 2 Brahim Taleb  Morocco 8:29.64 Q
19 2 Mircea Bogdan  Romania 8:30.07
20 3 Aaron Aguayo  United States 8:30.86
21 2 Joshua McAdams  United States 8:32.46
22 2 Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad  France 8:33.11
23 1 Rabia Makhloufi  Algeria 8:33.88
24 1 Bjørnar Ustad Kristensen  Norway 8:34.84
25 3 Vincent Zouaoui Dandrieaux  France 8:36.05
26 2 Yoshitaka Iwamizu  Japan 8:36.73
27 1 Ruben Ramolefi  South Africa 8:39.50
28 1 Benjamin Kiplagat  Uganda 8:40.65
29 2 Zakrya Ali Kamil  Qatar 8:41.81
30 2 Itai Maggidi  Israel 8:43.00
31 2 Antonio David Jiménez  Spain 8:50.41
32 1 Henrik Skoog  Sweden 8:51.61
33 2 Pieter Desmet  Belgium 8:55.99
34 1 Tom Brooks  United States 8:56.20
35 3 Andrew Lemoncello  United Kingdom 8:58.93
36 2 Youcef Abdi  Australia 9:51.33
1 Günther Weidlinger  Austria DNF
3 Hamid Ezzine  Morocco DNF

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Brimin Kipruto  Kenya 8:13.82
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ezekiel Kemboi  Kenya 8:16.94
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Richard Mateelong  Kenya 8:17.59
4 Mustafa Mohamed  Sweden 8:19.82
5 Bouabdellah Tahri  France 8:20.27
6 Halil Akkaş  Turkey 8:22.51
7 Eliseo Martín  Spain 8:22.91 SB
8 Tareq Mubarak Taher  Bahrain 8:22.95
9 Abdelkader Hachlaf  Morocco 8:24.18
10 Gary Roba  Ethiopia 8:25.93
11 Abubaker Ali Kamal  Qatar 8:26.90
12 Nahom Mesfin Tariku  Ethiopia 8:28.86
Brahim Taleb  Morocco DSQ
José Luis Blanco  Spain DSQ
Ali Ahmed Al-Amri  Saudi Arabia DNF

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