2007 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 5000 metres

The men's 5000 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Nagai Stadium on 30 August and 2 September.

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
Bernard Lagat
  United States
Eliud Kipchoge
  Kenya
Moses Kipsiro
  Uganda

RecordsEdit

Prior to the competition, the following records were as follows.

World record   Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 12:37.35 Hengelo, Netherlands 31 May 2004
Championship record   Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) 12:52.79 Paris, France 31 August 2003
World leading   Kenenisa Bekele (ETH) 12:49.53 Zaragoza, Spain 28 July 2007

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Round
August 30, 2007 20:45 Heats
September 2, 2007 19:30 Final

ResultsEdit

KEY: q Qualified on time Q Qualified WR World record AR Area record NR National record PB Personal best SB Seasonal best

HeatsEdit

Qualification: First 5 in each heat (Q) and the next 5 fastest (q) advance to the final.

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Eliud Kipchoge   Kenya 13:33.37 Q
2 2 Abreham Cherkos   Ethiopia 13:33.62 Q
3 2 Matt Tegenkamp   United States 13:35.05 Q
4 2 Craig Mottram   Australia 13:36.18 Q
5 2 Juan Luis Barrios   Mexico 13:37.12 Q
6 2 Mo Farah   United Kingdom 13:39.13 q, SB
7 2 Benjamin Limo   Kenya 13:41.47 q
8 2 Adam Goucher   United States 13:41.65 q
9 2 Ali Abdalla   Eritrea 13:42.00 q
10 2 Felix Kikwai Kibore   Qatar 13:46.23 q
11 1 Tariku Bekele   Ethiopia 13:46.42 Q
12 1 Jesús España   Spain 13:46.45 Q
13 1 Bernard Lagat   United States 13:46.57 Q
14 1 Hicham Bellani   Morocco 13:46.64 Q
15 1 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro   Uganda 13:46.86 Q
16 2 Dieudonné Disi   Rwanda 13:47.30 SB
17 1 Khoudir Aggoune   Algeria 13:47.36
18 1 Isaac Kiprono Songok   Kenya 13:47.42
19 1 Ahmed Baday   Morocco 13:47.83
20 1 Joseph Ebuya   Kenya 13:48.21
21 2 Jan Fitschen   Germany 13:48.39
22 2 Aadam Ismaeel Khamis   Bahrain 13:50.30
23 1 Tonny Wamulwa   Zambia 13:50.95 SB
24 1 Bekana Daba   Ethiopia 13:53.16
25 1 Charles Bett Koech   Qatar 13:53.36
26 2 Mourad Marofit   Morocco 13:54.65
27 2 Takayuki Matsumiya   Japan 13:54.95
28 1 Alistair Cragg   Ireland 13:59.45
29 2 Stephen Kiprotich   Uganda 14:04.22
30 1 Erik Sjöqvist   Sweden 14:05.69
31 1 Yu Mitsuya   Japan 14:07.38
32 2 Cleveland Forde   Guyana 15:25.12
33 2 Thura Aung   Myanmar 15:41.08
1 Kabirou Dan Mallam   Niger DNF
1 Nader al-Masri   Palestine DNS
1 David Galván   Mexico DNS

FinalEdit

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
  Bernard Lagat   United States 13:45.87
  Eliud Kipchoge   Kenya 13:46.00
  Moses Ndiema Kipsiro   Uganda 13:46.75
4 Matt Tegenkamp   United States 13:46.78
5 Tariku Bekele   Ethiopia 13:47.33
6 Mo Farah   United Kingdom 13:47.54
7 Jesús España   Spain 13:50.55
8 Abreham Cherkos   Ethiopia 13:51.01
9 Felix Kikwai Kibore   Qatar 13:51.18
10 Ali Abdalla   Eritrea 13:52.69
11 Adam Goucher   United States 13:53.17
12 Hicham Bellani   Morocco 13:55.44
13 Craig Mottram   Australia 13:56.24
14 Juan Luis Barrios   Mexico 13:59.86
15 Benjamin Limo   Kenya 14:01.25

ReferencesEdit

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