2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships – Women's 3000 metres

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Events at the
2009 European Athletics
Indoor Championships

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Track events
60 m   men   women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m men women
60 m hurdles men women
4×400 m relay men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Combined events
Pentathlon women
Heptathlon men

The Women's 3000 metres event at the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships was held on March 6–7.

Doping[edit]

Anna Alminova originally came sixth in the race, but was years later disqualified after IAAF in 2014 handed her a doping ban caused by abnormaleties in her biological passport profile.[1] All her results from 16 February 2009 onwards were annulled.[2]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Alemitu Bekele
 Turkey
Sara Moreira
 Portugal
Mary Cullen
 Ireland

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

First 4 of each heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Mary Cullen  Ireland 8:55.01 Q
2 2 Yuliya Zarudneva  Russia 8:55.49 Q
3 1 Alemitu Bekele  Turkey 8:57.94 Q
4 1 Nuria Fernández  Spain 8:58.02 Q
DQ 1 Anna Alminova  Russia 8:58.03 Q, Doping
5 1 Sara Moreira  Portugal 8:58.09 Q
6 2 Silvia Weissteiner  Italy 8:59.17 Q
7 2 Jessica Augusto  Portugal 9:00.20 Q
8 1 Deirdre Byrne  Ireland 9:00.67 q, PB
9 1 Katrina Wootton  Great Britain 9:01.21 q
10 2 Ancuta Bobocel  Romania 9:01.65 q
11 1 Inês Monteiro  Portugal 9:01.88 q
12 1 Elena Romagnolo  Italy 9:05.60
13 2 Sonja Stolić  Serbia 9:10.10 PB
14 1 Élodie Olivarès  France 9:11.26
15 2 Eva Arias  Spain 9:11.39 PB
2 Konstadina Efedaki  Greece DNF
2 Lidia Chojecka  Poland DNF

Final[edit]

Alemitu Bekele of Turkey won the event with a new national record.
Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st, gold medalist(s) Alemitu Bekele  Turkey 8:46.50 NR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sara Moreira  Portugal 8:48.18 PB
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Mary Cullen  Ireland 8:48.47
4 Nuria Fernández  Spain 8:49.49 PB
5 Silvia Weissteiner  Italy 8:50.17 SB
DQ Anna Alminova  Russia 8:51.36 Doping
6 Yuliya Zarudneva  Russia 8:58.55
7 Ancuta Bobocel  Romania 8:59.78 PB
8 Katrina Wootton  Great Britain 9:01.83
9 Jessica Augusto  Portugal 9:04.48
10 Deirdre Byrne  Ireland 9:08.89
11 Inês Monteiro  Portugal 9:14.34

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Doping sanctions - News 154 Positive cases in athletics Sanctioned according to information received by the IAAF as of 26 June 2014". iaaf.org. IAAF. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Three Cheers". Broadsheet. July 31, 2014. Retrieved 1 August 2014.