2007 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 800 metres

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Women's 800 metres
at the 2007 World Championships
Venue Nagai Stadium
Dates 25 August (heats)
26 August (semifinals)
28 August (final)
Competitors 46 from 36 nations
Winning time 1:56.04
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
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The women's 800 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on 25, 26 and 28 August.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Janeth Jepkosgei
 Kenya
Hasna Benhassi
 Morocco
Mayte Martínez
 Spain

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Round
August 25, 2007 19:30 Heats
August 26, 2007 19:35 Semifinals
August 28, 2007 21:20 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 6 Janeth Jepkosgei  Kenya 1:58.95 Q, SB
2 6 Mayte Martínez  Spain 1:59.58 Q, SB
3 6 Lucia Klocová  Slovakia 1:59.72 Q, PB
4 6 Agnes Samaria  Namibia 1:59.76 q, SB
5 5 Sviatlana Usovich  Belarus 1:59.95 Q, SB
6 3 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 2:00.00 Q
7 1 Svetlana Klyuka  Russia 2:00.11 Q
8 3 Jennifer Meadows  United Kingdom 2:00.14 Q, PB
9 3 Brigita Langerholc  Slovenia 2:00.20 Q
10 4 Hasna Benhassi  Morocco 2:00.31 Q
11 5 Kenia Sinclair  Jamaica 2:00.35 Q
12 5 Diane Cummins  Canada 2:00.38 Q
13 6 Élodie Guégan  France 2:00.43 q, PB
14 3 Ewelina Sętowska-Dryk  Poland 2:00.45 q
14 5 Tetyana Petlyuk  Ukraine 2:00.45 q
16 4 Jemma Simpson  United Kingdom 2:00.47 Q
17 1 Marian Burnett  Guyana 2:00.53 Q
18 3 Elisa Cusma Piccione  Italy 2:00.54 q
19 5 Hazel Clark  United States 2:00.61 q
20 4 Liliana Popescu  Romania 2:00.73 Q
21 5 Seltana Aït Hammou  Morocco 2:00.74 SB
22 1 Amina Aït Hammou  Morocco 2:00.85 Q, SB
23 6 Svetlana Cherkasova  Russia 2:00.93
24 1 Mihaela Stancescu-Neacsu  Romania 2:01.08
25 4 Tamsyn Lewis  Australia 2:01.21
26 2 Olga Kotlyarova  Russia 2:01.75 Q
27 2 Marilyn Okoro  United Kingdom 2:01.79 Q
28 2 Zulia Calatayud  Cuba 2:01.81 Q
29 2 Alysia Johnson  United States 2:02.11
30 4 Yuliya Krevsun  Ukraine 2:02.45
31 1 Alice Schmidt  United States 2:02.49
32 2 Rosibel García  Colombia 2:02.86
33 1 Josiane Tito  Brazil 2:03.70
34 4 Rikke Rønholt  Denmark 2:03.75 SB
35 2 Qing Liu  China 2:04.35
36 3 Eliane Saholinirina  Madagascar 2:06.57 PB
37 3 Fatimoh Muhammed  Liberia 2:07.28 NR
38 4 Ayako Jinnouchi  Japan 2:07.34
39 2 Lillian Silva  Angola 2:09.17
40 6 Elizet Banda  Zambia 2:09.90
41 1 Natalia Gallego  Andorra 2:13.46
42 1 Emilia Mikue Ondo  Equatorial Guinea 2:15.72 NR
43 6 Mireille Derebona  Central African Republic 2:30.08 SB
44 3 Gharid Ghrouf  Palestine 2:30.35 PB
45 5 Nicole Layson  Guam 2:36.14
- 5 Marcela Britos  Uruguay DNS

Semifinals[edit]

Qualification: First 2 in each semifinal (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 3 Janeth Jepkosgei  Kenya 1:56.17 Q, WL
2 3 Hasna Benhassi  Morocco 1:56.84 Q, SB
3 3 Maria Mutola  Mozambique 1:56.98 q, SB
4 1 Sviatlana Usovich  Belarus 1:58.11 Q, PB
5 3 Brigita Langerholc  Slovenia 1:58.41 q, PB
6 1 Olga Kotlyarova  Russia 1:58.56 Q
7 1 Lucia Klocová  Slovakia 1:58.62 PB
8 1 Elisa Cusma Piccione  Italy 1:58.63 PB
9 2 Svetlana Klyuka  Russia 1:58.97 Q
10 2 Mayte Martínez  Spain 1:59.32 Q, SB
11 3 Jennifer Meadows  United Kingdom 1:59.39 PB
12 3 Élodie Guégan  France 1:59.46 PB
13 2 Amina Aït Hammou  Morocco 1:59.51 SB
14 2 Marilyn Okoro  United Kingdom 1:59.63 PB
15 1 Liliana Popescu  Romania 2:00.07 SB
16 2 Kenia Sinclair  Jamaica 2:00.25
17 1 Jemma Simpson  United Kingdom 2:00.48
18 1 Diane Cummins  Canada 2:00.51
19 2 Tetyana Petlyuk  Ukraine 2:00.90
20 3 Ewelina Sętowska-Dryk  Poland 2:01.02
20 2 Marian Burnett  Guyana 2:01.02
22 3 Agnes Samaria  Namibia 2:02.25
23 1 Hazel Clark  United States 2:02.92
24 2 Zulia Calatayud  Cuba 2:06.97

Final[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Janeth Jepkosgei  Kenya 1:56.04 WL
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hasna Benhassi  Morocco 1:56.99
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mayte Martínez  Spain 1:57.62 PB
4 Olga Kotlyarova  Russia 1:58.22
5 Brigita Langerholc  Slovenia 1:58.52
6 Sviatlana Usovich  Belarus 1:58.92
7 Svetlana Klyuka  Russia 2:00.90
- Maria Mutola  Mozambique DNF

References[edit]

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