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5000 metres race walk

The 5000 metres race walk is a racewalking event. The event is competed as a track race and was part of the athletics programme for men at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics until 1993. It is also an event in the World Masters Athletics Championships, and is a World record event.

Athletics
5000 metres race walk
Men's records
WorldTunisia Hatem Ghoula 18:05.49 (1997)
Women's records
WorldItaly Eleonora Giorgi 20:01.80 (2014)

Athletes must always keep in contact with the ground and the supporting leg must remain straight until the raised leg passes it. 5000 meters is 3.11 miles.[1]

World recordsEdit

IAAF just ratified world records for men's indoor marks. On February 14, 1995, Mikhail Shchennikov of Russia set the 5,000 m race walk world indoor record in Moscow in a time of 18:07.08. The faster all-time men's best outdoor mark is held by Hatem Ghoula of Tunisia, at 18:05.49. The all-time women's best 5,000 m race-walk mark was set outdoor and is held by Eleonora Giorgi of Italy, at 20:01.80.

All-time top 25 racewalkers outdoorEdit

  • + = en route to 10,000m performance
  • ht = hand timing

MenEdit

  • Correct as of August 2019.[2]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 18:05.49 Hatem Ghoula   Tunisia 1 May 1997 Tunis
2 18:17.22 Robert Korzeniowski   Poland 3 July 1992 Reims
3 18:18.01 Yohann Diniz   France 27 June 2008 Villeneuve d'Ascq
4 18:27.34 Francisco Javier Fernández   Spain 8 June 2007 Villeneuve d'Ascq
5 18:28.80 Roman Mrázek   Slovakia 14 June 1989 Bratislava
6 18:30.43 Maurizio Damilano   Italy 11 June 1992 Caserta
7 18:32.46 Erik Tysse   Norway 10 August 2007 Askim
8 18:32.56 Perseus Karlström   Sweden 8 March 2019 Melbourne [3]
9 18:33.16 João Vieira   Portugal 10 May 2000 Rio Maior
10 18:35.36 Eder Sánchez   Mexico 2 July 2014 Katowice
11 18:37.22 Yusuke Suzuki   Japan 12 July 2015 Kitami
12 18:37.60 Eiki Takahashi   Japan 12 July 2015 Kitami
13 18:37.84 Daisuke Matsunaga   Japan 4 July 2018 Abashiri
14 18:38.45 Ivano Brugnetti   Italy 25 June 2009 Milano
15 18:38.97 Dane Bird-Smith   Australia 5 March 2016 Melbourne
16 18:39.28 Ever Palma   Mexico 2 July 2014 Katowice
17 18:39.65 Álvaro Martín   Spain 25 July 2015 Gijón
18 18:41.44 Ilya Markov   Russia 10 June 2000 Spala
19 18:41.83 Jared Tallent   Australia 28 February 2009 Sydney
20 18:42.0h Jozef Pribilinec   Slovakia 30 August 1985 Banská Bystrica
21 18:42.23 Callum Wilkinson   Great Britain 24 August 2019 Birmingham [4]
22 18:42.50 Giovanni De Benedictis   Italy 8 July 1991 Formia
23 18:42.66 Ralf Kowalsky   Germany 9 June 1984 Berlin
24 18:43.17 Veli-Matti Partanen   Finland 13 June 2018 Espoo
25 18:43.28 Tom Bosworth   Great Britain 2 July 2017 Birmingham

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 18:23.60:

WomenEdit

  • Correct as of 16 October 2018.[5]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 20:01.80 Eleonora Giorgi   Italy 18 May 2014 Misterbianco [6]
2 20:02.60 Gillian O'Sullivan   Ireland 14 July 2002 Dublin
3 20:03.04 Kerry Saxby-Junna   Australia 11 February 1996 Sydney
4 20:07.52 Beate Gummelt   Germany 26 June 1990 Rostock
6 20:11.45 Sabine Krantz   Germany 2 July 2005 Wattenscheid
7 20:12.41 Elisabetta Perrone   Italy 2 August 2003 Rieti
9 20:15.71 Lyudmyla Olyanovska   Germany 4 June 2014 Kyiv
10 20:18.87 Melanie Seeger   Germany 10 July 2004 Braunschweig
11 20:21.69 Annarita Sidoti   Italy 1 July 1995 Cesenatico
12 20:27.59 Ileana Salvador   Italy 3 June 1989 Trento
13 20:28.05 Tatyana Kalmykova   Russia 12 July 2007 Ostrava
14 20:28.62 Sari Essayah   Finland 9 July 1994 Tuusula
15 20:29.63 Claudia Stef   Romania 19 June 1999 Istanbul
16 20:31.4 Irina Stankina   Russia 10 February 1996 Adler
17 20:36.2 Irina Petrova   Russia 19 June 2005 Saransk
18 20:37.7 Jin Bingjie   China 3 March 1990 Hefei
19 20:37.83 Kjersti Plätzer   Norway 7 July 2001 Drammen
20 20:38.0 Chen Yueling   China 3 March 1990 Hefei
21 20:38.16 María Pérez   Spain 14 July 2018 Granollers
22 20:38.2 Olga Kaniskina   Russia 19 June 2005 Saransk
23 20:40.24 Susana Feitor   Portugal 9 May 2001 Rio Maior
24 20:40.3 Tatyana Korotkova   Russia 19 June 2005 Saransk
25 20:42.9 Irayda Pudovkina   Russia 19 June 2005 Saransk

NotesEdit

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 20:22.75:

All-time top 25 racewalkers indoorEdit

  • + = en route to 10,000m performance
  • ht = hand timing

MenEdit

  • Correct as of February 2018.[7]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 18:07.08 Mikhail Shchennikov   Russia 14 February 1995 Moscow
2 18:08.86 Ivano Brugnetti   Italy 17 February 2007 Ancona
3 18:11.41 Ronald Weigel   Germany 13 February 1988 Wien
4 18:15.25 Grigoriy Kornev   Russia 7 February 1992 Moskva
5 18:15.54 Andrey Ruzavin   Russia 30 January 2014 Samara
6 18:16.76 Yohann Diniz   France 7 December 201 Reims
7 18:19.97 Giovanni De Benedictis   Italy 28 February 1992 Genova
8 18:21.76 Ruslan Dmytrenko   Ukraine 30 January 2014 Samara
9 18:22.25 Andreas Erm   Germany 25 February 2001 Dortmund
10 18:23.18 Rishat Shafikov   Russia 1 March 1997 Samara
11 18:23.88 Frants Kostyukevich   Belarus Volgograd 9 February 1991
12 18:24.13 Francisco Javier Fernández   Spain 17 February 2007 Belfast
13 18:27.15 Alessandro Gandellini   Italy 12 February 2000 Genova
14 18:27.80 Jozef Pribilinec   Slovakia 7 March 1987 Indianapolis
15 18:27.95 Stefan Johansson   Sweden 28 February 1992 Genova
16 18:28.70 Tom Bosworth   Great Britain 18 February 2018 Birmingham [8]
17 18:28.90 Roman Mrázek   Slovakia 5 March 1989 Budapest
18 18:30.91 Aleksandr Yargunkin   Russia 7 January 2007 Yekaterinburg
19 18:32.09 Robert Korzeniowski   Poland 21 February 1993 Spala
20 18:33.95 Ivan Kuznetsov   Russia 7 January 2007 Yekaterinburg
21 18:34.77 Sándor Urbanik   Hungary 5 March 1989 Budapest
22 18:36.71 Vladimir Andreyev   Russia 1 March 1997 Samara
Ilya Markov   Russia 22 February 1999 Spala
24 18:38.71 Ernesto Canto   Mexico 7 March 1987 Indianapolis
25 18:40.45 Andrey Makarov   Russia 1 March 1997 Samara

WomenEdit

  • Correct as of 16 October 2018.[9]
Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 20:15.6 (ht) Yelena Lashmanova   Russia 30 December 2016 Saransk
2 20:23.2 Yakaterina Ryzhova   Russia 30 December 2016 Saransk
3 20:37.77 Margarita Turova   Belarus 13 December 2005 Minsk
4 20:42.33 Yelena Gruzinova   Russia 1 March 1997 Samara
5 20:44.45 Anna Lukyanova   Russia 23 February 2010 Volgograd
6 20:48.00 Sabine Krantz   Germany 19 December 2006 Halle
7 20:48.9 Sofiya Brodatskaya   Russia 30 December 2016 Saransk
8 20:50.6 Olimpiada Ivanova   Russia 21 January 1997 Moskva
9 20:53.56 Kseniya Trifonova   Russia 23 February 2010 Volgograd
10 21:00.0 Tamara Kovalenko   Russia 23 January 2010 Moskva
11 21:02.78 Olga Mikhaylova   Russia 23 February 2010 Volgograd
12 21:06.0 Natalya Shiviryova   Russia 23 December 2006 Cheboksary
13 21:08.2 Rimma Makarova   Russia 21 January 1997 Moskva
14 21:09.7 Natalya Trofimova   Russia 24 January 1995 Moskva
15 21:11.04 Valentina Tsybulskaya   Belarus 26 February 1999 Minsk
16 21:11.9 Tatyana Korotkova   Russia 6 January 2008 Chelyabinsk
17 21:13.5 Marina Smyslova   Russia 29 January 2003 Novosibirsk
18 21:17.7 Yekaterina Koneva   Russia 8 February 2009 Shchelkovo
19 21:19.67 Olga Panfyorova   Russia 1 March 1997 Samara
20 21:20.0 Tatyana Gudkova   Russia 30 December 2000 Chelyabinsk
21 21:21.0 Larisa Yemelyanova   Russia 23 December 2006 Cheboksary
22 21:21.04 Yelena Ginko   Belarus 18 January 2008 Minsk
23 21:21.13 Lyudmyla Olyanovska   Ukraine 24 December 2014 Sumy
24 21:23.44 Brigita Virbalite-Dimsiene   Lithuania 21 February 2009 Kaunas
25 21:23.8 Zinaida Sviridenko   Russia 26 February 1992 Moskva

International medallistsEdit

African ChampionshipsEdit

Championships Gold Silver Bronze
1988 Annaba
details
  Sabiha Mansouri (ALG)   Dalila Frihi (ALG)   Kheïra Sadat (ALG)
1989 Lagos
details
  Agnetha Chelimo (KEN)   Mercy Nyambura (KEN) Only two finishers
1990 Cairo
details
  Agnetha Chelimo (KEN)   Méryem Kouch (MAR)   Amani Mohamed Adel (EGY)
1992 Belle-Vue
details
  Dounia Kara (ALG)   Maryse Pyndiah (MRI)   Susan Bingham (RSA)
1993 Durban
details
  Dounia Kara (ALG)   Amsale Yakobe (ETH)   Felicita Falconer (RSA)
1996 Yaoundé
details
  Dounia Kara (ALG)   Nagwa Ibrahim Ali (EGY)   Monica Akoth (KEN)
1998 Dakar
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  Nagwa Ibrahim Ali (EGY)   Dounia Kara (ALG)   Anne-Hortense Ebéna (CMR)

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "08/03/2019 Melbourne (AUS): Karlstrom obtains the new Swedish record on 5.000m track walk (18:32.56)". marciadalmondo.com. 8 March 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ Jon Mulkeen (25 August 2019). "National championships round-up: records broken at British and Swiss Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  5. ^ "All-time women's best 5000m track race-walk". alltime-athletics.com. 16 October 2018. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  6. ^ Alfons Juck; Keven Mangan (18 May 2014). "EME News May 18th". www.american-trackandfield.com. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
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  8. ^ Jon Mulkeen (18 February 2018). "Philip, Muir and Pozzi among the winners at British Indoor Championships". IAAF. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  9. ^ "All-time women's best 5000m track race-walk". alltime-athletics.com. 16 October 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.