Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics

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Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the
2015 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IAAF code GBR
Website www.britishathletics.org.uk
in Beijing
Competitors 59
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
4
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
7
World Championships in Athletics appearances (overview)
2013
2017

Great Britain and Northern Ireland[1] (often referred to as Great Britain) competed at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, from 22–30 August 2015. This was their most successful championships to date.

Medallists[edit]

The following British competitors won medals at the Championships

Medal Name Event Date
 Gold Mo Farah 10,000 metres 22 August
 Gold Jessica Ennis-Hill Heptathlon 23 August
 Gold Greg Rutherford Long jump 25 August
 Gold Mo Farah 5000 metres 29 August
 Silver Shara Proctor Long jump 28 August
 Bronze Christine Ohuruogu
Anyika Onuora
Eilidh Child
Seren Bundy-Davies
Kirsten McAslan*
4 × 400 metres relay 30 August
 Bronze Rabah Yousif
Delano Williams
Jarryd Dunn
Martyn Rooney
4 × 400 metres relay 30 August

Results[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • PB = Personal best
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
James Dasaolu 100 metres 10.13 4 Did not advance
Richard Kilty 10.12 4 q 10.20 8 Did not advance
Chijindu Ujah 10.05 2 Q 10.05 5 Did not advance
Zharnel Hughes 200 metres 20.13 1 Q 20.14 1 Q 20.02 PB 5
Daniel Talbot 20.35 3 Q 20.27 PB 6 Did not advance
Jarryd Dunn 400 metres 45.49 6 Did not advance
Martyn Rooney 44.45 PB 4 q 45.29 6 Did not advance
Rabah Yousif 45.24 1 Q 44.54 PB 3 q 44.68 6
Kyle Langford 800 metres 1:49.78 7 Did not advance
Michael Rimmer 1:48.70 4 Did not advance
Charlie Grice 1500 metres 3:43.21 4 Q 3:35.58 4 Q 3:36.21 9
Chris O'Hare 3:38.43 5 Q 3:44.36 7 Did not advance
Tom Farrell 5000 metres 13:45.29 4 Q N/A 14:08.87 15
Mo Farah 5000 metres 13:19.44 2 Q N/A 13:50.38 1st, gold medalist(s)
10,000 metres N/A 27:01.13 1st, gold medalist(s)
Lawrence Clarke 110 metres hurdles 13.61 5 q 13.53 7 Did not advance
Niall Flannery 400 metres hurdles 48.90 SB 2 Q 49.17 4 Did not advance
Jack Green DNS Did not advance
Richard Kilty
Danny Talbot
James Ellington
Chijindu Ujah
Harry Aikines-Aryeetey*
4 × 100 metres relay 38.20 SB 2 Q N/A DNF
Rabah Yousif
Delano Williams
Jarryd Dunn
Martyn Rooney
4 × 400 metres relay 2:59.05 SB 1 Q N/A 2:58.51 SB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Tom Bosworth 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:23.58 24
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Robert Grabarz High jump 2.26 18 Did not advance
Dan Bramble Long jump 7.83 18 Did not advance
Greg Rutherford 8.25 2 Q 8.41 SB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Steven Lewis Pole vault 5.40 15 Did not advance
Mark Dry Hammer throw 73.87 9 Did not advance
Nick Miller 77.42 2 Q 72.94 11

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Asha Philip 100 metres 11.28 3 Q 11.21 7 Did not advance
Margaret Adeoye 200 metres 23.10 3 Q 23.34 7 Did not advance
Dina Asher-Smith 22.22 PB 1 Q 22.12 PB 1 Q 22:07 NR 5
Bianca Williams 22.85 2 Q 22.87 6 Did not advance
Christine Ohuruogu 400 metres 51.01 1 Q 50.16 1 Q 50.63 8
Anyika Onuora 51.14 PB 4 q 50.87 PB 5 Did not advance
Jenny Meadows 800 metres 2:00.37 4 q 2:00.53 7 Did not advance
Shelayna Oskan-Clarke 2:01.72 3 Q 1:58.86 PB 3 Q 1:58.99 5
Lynsey Sharp 1:58.98 SB 2 Q 1:59.33 8 Did not advance
Laura Muir 1500 metres 4:05.53 2 Q 4:07.95 3 Q 4:11.48 5
Laura Weightman 4:06.13 6 Q DNS Did not advance
Stephanie Twell 5000 metres 15:34.72 7 q N/A 15:26.24 12
Kate Avery 10,000 metres N/A 32:16.19 15
Cindy Ofili 100 metres hurdles 12.97 4 Q 12.91 6 Did not advance
Tiffany Porter 12.73 1 Q 12.62 1 Q 12.68 5
Meghan Beesley 400 metres hurdles 54.52 PB 3 Q 55.41 3 Did not advance
Eilidh Child 54.74 2 Q 54.80 3 q 54.78 6
Dina Asher-Smith
Desiree Henry
Asha Philip
Jodie Williams
Bianca Williams*
4 × 100 metres relay 42.48 SB 2 Q N/A 42.10 NR 4
Seren Bundy-Davies
Eilidh Child
Christine Ohuruogu
Anyika Onuora
Kirsten McAslan*
4 × 400 metres relay 3:23.90 SB 2 Q N/A 3:23.62 SB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Morgan Lake High jump 1.89 14 Did not advance
Isobel Pooley 1.89 19 Did not advance
Katarina Johnson-Thompson Long jump 6.79 5 Q 6.63 11
Shara Proctor 6.68 11 q 7.07 NR 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Lorraine Ugen 6.87 2 Q 6.85 5
Holly Bradshaw Pole vault 4.55 SB =1 q 4.70 SB 7
Sophie Hitchon Hammer throw 71.07 8 'q 73.86 NR 4
Goldie Sayers Javelin throw 58.28 26 Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Jessica Ennis-Hill Result 12.91 1.86 SB 13.73 23.42 SB 6.43 SB 42.51 2:10.13 6669 SB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Points 1138 1054 776 1037 985 716 963
Katarina Johnson-Thompson Result 13.37 PB 1.89 12.47 PB 23.08 SB NM 39.52 2:50.73 5039 SB 28
Points 1069 1093 692 1071 0 658 456

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