2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 1500 metres

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Events at the
2012 World Junior
Championships in Athletics

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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
3000 m women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men
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
10,000 m walk men women
Field events
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The women's 1500 metres at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics will be held at the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys on 13 and 15 July.[1][2][3]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon
 Kenya
Amela Terzić
 Serbia
Senbere Teferi
 Ethiopia

Records[edit]

Prior to the competition, the existing world junior and championship records were as follows.

World Junior Record  Lang Yinglai (CHN) 3:51.34 Shanghai, China 18 October 1997
Championship Record  Liu Dong (CHN) 4:05.14 Seoul, South Korea 20 September 1992
World Junior Leading  Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon (KEN) 4:03.82 Shanghai, China 19 May 2012
Broken records during the 2012 World Junior Championships in Athletics
Championship Record  Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon (KEN) 4:04.96 Barcelona, Spain 25 July 2012

Results[edit]

Heats[edit]

Qualification: The first 3 of each heat (Q) and the 3 fastest times (q) qualified

Rank Heat Lane Name Nationality Time Note
1 1 12 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 4:10.17 Q
2 2 7 Senbere Teferi  Ethiopia 4:10.78 Q
3 2 5 Amela Terzic  Serbia 4:11.53 Q, NJ
4 3 12 Nancy Chepkwemoi  Kenya 4:13.43 Q
5 2 12 Sofia Ennaoui  Poland 4:13.68 Q, PB
6 3 5 Alem Embaye  Ethiopia 4:14.03 Q
7 1 11 Jessica Judd  Great Britain 4:14.64 Q, SB
8 1 5 Mary Cain  United States 4:14.77 Q
9 3 4 Jennifer Walsh  Great Britain 4:16.08 Q
10 2 11 Maruša Mišmaš  Slovenia 4:17.14 q, PB
11 1 7 Luminita Achim  Romania 4:18.25 q, PB
12 3 9 Saki Yoshimizu  Japan 4:18.30 q, PB
13 3 10 Frida Berge  Norway 4:18.66 PB
14 3 1 Nataliya Soltan  Ukraine 4:20.92 PB
15 1 9 Marta Pen Freitas  Portugal 4:20.95 PB
16 1 10 Caterina Granz  Germany 4:21.25
17 1 8 Rebekah Greene  New Zealand 4:21.99 SB
18 2 3 Andrina Schläpfer   Switzerland 4:22.29 SB
19 2 4 Emine Hatun Tuna  Turkey 4:23.08
20 1 1 Marta Pérez  Spain 4:23.57 PB
21 2 6 Jenny Blundell  Australia 4:24.35
22 2 2 Da-Mi Lee  South Korea 4:24.78 PB
23 2 9 Meropi Panagiotou  Cyprus 4:25.10
24 3 6 Maria Bernard  Canada 4:25.47
25 2 10 Anežka Drahotová  Czech Republic 4:26.77 PB
26 1 2 Soo-Mi Choi  South Korea 4:28.01
27 3 13 Federica Del Buono  Italy 4:28.66
28 1 6 Nataliia Pryshchepa  Ukraine 4:29.00
29 1 3 Sofía Pitoúli  Greece 4:29.36
30 3 2 Oona Kettunen  Finland 4:29.60
31 3 7 Hannah Meier  United States 4:31.20
32 2 1 Zsanett Kenesei  Hungary 4:31.63
33 3 8 Teodora Simovic  Serbia 4:32.22
34 3 11 Beatriz Álvarez  Spain 4:34.25
35 1 4 Darine Benamer  Algeria 4:40.85
36 2 8 Iuliana Madalina Leonte  Romania 4:43.83
3 3 Aicha Bilal Fall  Mauritania DNF
1 13 Winnie Nanyondo  Uganda DNS

Final [4][edit]

Rank Order Name Nationality Time Note
1st 1 Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon  Kenya 4:04.96 CR
2nd 6 Amela Terzić  Serbia 4:07.59 PB, NR
3rd 7 Senbere Teferi  Ethiopia 4:08.28 PB
4 9 Nancy Chepkwemoi  Kenya 4:09.72
5 10 Jessica Judd  GBR 4:09.93 PB
6 3 Mary Cain  USA 4:11.01 PB NHSR
7 12 Alem Embaye  Ethiopia 4:12.92 PB
8 8 Jennifer Walsh  GBR 4:12.96 PB
9 4 Maruša Mišmaš  SLO 4:14.96 PB
10 5 Sofia Ennaoui  POL 4:15.23
11 11 Saki Yoshimizu  JPN 4:16.84 PB
12 2 Luminita Achim  ROU 4:22.07

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 37 athletes from 28 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

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