Beijing Olympics 2008 Women's 5000m Athletics Scoreboard

Medalists
Gold Tirunesh Dibaba
Ethiopia (ETH)
Silver Elvan Abeylegesse
Turkey (TUR)
Bronze Meseret Defar
Ethiopia (ETH)
Records

 

World Record Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:11.15 Oslo, Norway 6 June 2008
Olympic Record Gabriela Szabó (ROU) 14:40.79 Sydney, Australia 25 September 2000

Heats

Heat 1
Position Athlete/Country Mark Remarks
1 Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 15:09.89 Q .
2 Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet (KEN) 15:10.37 Q .
3 Alemitu Bekele (TUR) 15:10.92 Q .
4 Meselech Melkamu (ETH) 15:11.21 Q .
5 Gulnara Samitova-Galkina (RUS) 15:11.46 Q .
6 Jennifer Rhines (USA) 15:15.12 Q .
7 Yuriko Kobayashi (JPN) 15:15.87 .
8 Simret Sultan (ERI) 15:16.25 (NR)
9 Volha Krautsova (BLR) 15:21.85 (SB)
10 Silvia Weissteiner (ITA) 15:23.45 .
11 Yingying Zhang (CHN) 15:23.81 (SB)
12 Zakia Mrisho Mohamed (TAN) 15:24.28 .
13 Dolores Checa (ESP) 15:31.22 .
14 Jessica Augusto (POR) 16:05.71 .
15 Lucia Chandamale (MAW) 16:44.09 .
16 Celma Bonfim da Graça (STP) 17:25.99 (NR)

Heat 2

Position Athlete/Country Mark Remarks
1 Meseret Defar (ETH) 14:56.32 Q .
2 Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN) 14:57.27 Q (SB)
3 Liliya Shobukhova ( RUS) 14:57.77 Q .
4 Priscah Jepleting Cherono (KEN) 14:58.07 Q .
5 Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR) 14:58.79 Q (SB)
6 Shalane Flanagan (USA) 14:59.69 Q (SB)
7 Kara Goucher (USA) 15:00.98 q .
8 Megan Metcalfe (CAN) 15:11.23 q (PB)
9 Fei Xue (CHN) 15:13.25 q (SB)
10 Kayoko Fukushi (JPN) 15:20.46 .
11 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli (MAR) 15:21.47 .
12 Yukiko Akaba (JPN) 15:38.30 .
13 Krisztina Papp (HUN) 16:08.86 .
14 Francine Niyonizigiye (BDI) 17:08.44 .
. Yelena Zadorozhnaya (RUS) DNF .
. Joanne Pavey (GBR) DNS  

Finals

Place Athlete/Country Mark Remarks
1 Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 15:41.40  
2 Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR) 15:42.74  
3 Meseret Defar (ETH) 15:44.12  
4 Sylvia Kibet (KEN) 15:44.96  
5 Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN) 15:46.32  
6 Liliya Shobukhova (RUS) 15:46.62  
7 Alemitu Bekele (TUR) 15:48.48  
8 Meselech Melkamu (ETH) 15:49.03  
9 Kara Goucher (USA) 15:49.39  
10 Shalane Flanagan (USA) 15:50.80  
11 Priscah Jepleting Cherono (KEN) 15:51.78  
12 Gulnara Galkina-Samitova (RUS) 15:56.97  
13 Fei Xue (CHN) 16:09.84  
14 Jennifer Rhines (USA) 16:34.63  
15 Megan Metcalfe (CAN) 17:06.82