2001 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 1500 metres

These are the official results of the Women's 1500 metres event at the 2001 IAAF World Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Gabriela Szabo
Romania (ROM)
Silver   Violeta Szekely
Romania (ROM)
Bronze   Natalya Gorelova
Russia (RUS)

ResultsEdit

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 6 in each heat (Q) and the next 6 fastest (q) advanced to the semifinals.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 1 Süreyya Ayhan   Turkey 4:07.97 Q
2 1 Carla Sacramento   Portugal 4:08.79 Q
3 1 Mardrea Hyman   Jamaica 4:08.84 Q
4 1 Suzy Favor-Hamilton   United States 4:08.89 Q
5 1 Yuliya Kosenkova   Russia 4:09.17 Q
6 1 Natalia Rodríguez   Spain 4:09.86 Q
7 2 Gabriela Szabo   Romania 4:10.77 Q
8 2 Lidia Chojecka   Poland 4:10.82 Q
9 2 Leah Pells   Canada 4:11.17 Q
10 2 Natalya Gorelova   Russia 4:11.34 Q
11 2 Kathleen Friedrich   Germany 4:11.35 Q
12 2 Daniela Yordanova   Bulgaria 4:12.29 Q
13 2 Lan Lixin   China 4:12.92 q, SB
14 2 Abebech Negussie   Ethiopia 4:13.02 q
15 2 Helen Pattinson   Great Britain 4:13.06 q
16 1 Veerle Dejaeghere   Belgium 4:13.07 q
17 3 Violeta Szekely   Romania 4:13.19 Q
18 3 Hayley Tullett   Great Britain 4:13.60 Q
19 3 Olga Nelyubova   Russia 4:13.61 Q
20 3 Sarah Schwald   United States 4:13.69 Q
21 3 Alesya Turova   Belarus 4:13.72 Q
22 3 Nuria Fernández   Spain 4:13.90 Q
23 3 Sabina Fischer    Switzerland 4:14.34 q
24 1 Nouria Merah-Benida   Algeria 4:15.06 q
25 3 Li Jingnan   China 4:15.30
26 3 Georgie Clarke   Australia 4:15.31
27 1 Irina Krakoviak   Lithuania 4:16.24
28 3 Heidi Jensen   Denmark 4:17.35
29 2 Rene Kalmer   South Africa 4:17.97
30 1 Elena Iagăr   Romania 4:24.72
31 3 Hanane Baala   France 4:29.47
32 1 Lamberte Nyabamikazi   Burundi 4:31.11 NR
33 1 Elisa Vagnini   San Marino 4:40.01
34 2 Evelyn Guerra   Panama 4:44.69
35 3 Sonia Lopes   Cape Verde 5:13.80
36 3 Fatouma Ali   Niger 5:31.57
1 Iryna Lishchynska   Ukraine DNF
2 Regina Jacobs   United States DNF
2 Rosa Saul   Angola DNS

SemifinalsEdit

Qualification: First 6 in each semifinal qualified directly (Q) for the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Gabriela Szabo   Romania 4:07.40 Q
2 2 Natalya Gorelova   Russia 4:07.47 Q
3 2 Lidia Chojecka   Poland 4:08.37 Q
4 2 Leah Pells   Canada 4:08.49 Q, SB
5 2 Natalia Rodríguez   Spain 4:08.49 Q
6 2 Mardrea Hyman   Jamaica 4:08.58 Q
7 2 Sabina Fischer    Switzerland 4:09.66
8 1 Violeta Szekely   Romania 4:10.30 Q
9 1 Süreyya Ayhan   Turkey 4:10.36 Q
10 2 Lan Lixin   China 4:11.09 SB
11 1 Carla Sacramento   Portugal 4:11.23 Q
12 1 Alesya Turova   Belarus 4:11.43 Q
13 1 Nuria Fernández   Spain 4:11.44 Q
14 1 Yuliya Kosenkova   Russia 4:11.46 Q
15 1 Sarah Schwald   United States 4:11.74
16 2 Hayley Tullett   Great Britain 4:13.95
17 1 Veerle Dejaeghere   Belgium 4:15.70
18 1 Helen Pattinson   Great Britain 4:16.39
19 2 Abebech Negussie   Ethiopia 4:29.57
1 Daniela Yordanova   Bulgaria DNF
1 Kathleen Friedrich   Germany DNF
2 Suzy Favor-Hamilton   United States DNF
1 Olga Nelyubova   Russia DNS
1 Nouria Merah-Benida   Algeria DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Gabriela Szabo   Romania 4:00.57 SB
  Violeta Szekely   Romania 4:01.70
  Natalya Gorelova   Russia 4:02.40
4 Carla Sacramento   Portugal 4:03.96
5 Lidia Chojecka   Poland 4:06.70
6 Natalia Rodríguez   Spain 4:07.10
7 Alesya Turova   Belarus 4:07.25 SB
8 Süreyya Ayhan   Turkey 4:08.17
9 Yuliya Kosenkova   Russia 4:08.84
10 Mardrea Hyman   Jamaica 4:12.48
11 Leah Pells   Canada 4:15.34
12 Nuria Fernández   Spain 4:17.86

ReferencesEdit