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2003 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the Women's 5000 metres event at the 2003 IAAF World Championships in Paris, France. There were a total number of 33 participating athletes, with two qualifying heats and the final held on Saturday 30 August 2003 at 18:35h.

Tirunesh Dibaba, at 17 years 333 days, is the youngest individual World Champion ever.[1]

FinalEdit

RANK FINAL TIME
    Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:51.72
    Marta Domínguez (ESP) 14:52.26
    Edith Masai (KEN) 14:52.30
4.   Yelena Zadorozhnaya (RUS) 14:52.36
5.   Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR) 14:53.56
6.   Isabella Ochichi (KEN) 14:54.08
7.   Gulnara Galkina (RUS) 14:54.38
8.   Courtney Babcock (CAN) 14:54.98
9.   Sun Yingjie (CHN) 14:57.01
10.   Berhane Adere (ETH) 14:58.07
11.   Gabriela Szabo (ROU) 14:59.36
12.   Émilie Mondor (CAN) 15:02.36
13.   Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 15:16.73
14.   Zhor El Kamch (MAR) 15:29.72
15.   Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 15:36.62

HeatsEdit

  • Held on Tuesday 26 August 2003
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.   Edith Masai (KEN) 14:45.35
2.   Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:45.96
3.   Sun Yingjie (CHN) 14:46.73
4.   Marta Domínguez (ESP) 14:48.33
5.   Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:52.66
6.   Gulnara Galkina (RUS) 14:58.88
7.   Émilie Mondor (CAN) 14:59.68
8.   Jane Wanjiku Gakunyi (KEN) 15:04.00
9.   Meseret Defar (ETH) 15:11.72
10.   Olga Yegorova (RUS) 15:12.41
11.   Kayoko Fukushi (JPN) 15:16.53
12.   Souad Aït Salem (ALG) 15:34.64
13.   Catherine Chikwakwa (MAW) 15:40.10
14.   Simret Sultan (ERI) 16:09.48
15.   Inés Melchor (PER) 17:17.90
  Lornah Kiplagat (NED) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.   Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR) 14:54.95
2.   Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 14:55.50
3.   Berhane Adere (ETH) 14:56.01
4.   Isabella Ochichi (KEN) 14:56.63
5.   Yelena Zadorozhnaya (RUS) 14:56.70
6.   Gabriela Szabo (ROU) 14:56.70
7.   Zhor El Kamch (MAR) 15:00.61
8.   Courtney Babcock (CAN) 15:01.48
9.   Irina Mikitenko (GER) 15:06.97
10.   Restituta Joseph (TAN) 15:10.54
11.   Lauren Fleshman (USA) 15:12.71
12.   Xing Huina (CHN) 15:13.50
13.   Hrisostomia Iakovou (GRE) 15:44.90
14.   Susanne Pumper (AUT) 15:53.52
15.   Dorcus Inzikuru (UGA) 16:00.99
16.   Lilian Claber Argereta (HON) 20:17.90
  Anesie Kwizera (BDI) DNS

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Championship Statistics Handbook" (Press release). IAAF. Retrieved 2017-08-03.