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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Women's 5000 metres

These are the official results of the Women's 5000 metres at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States. There were a total of 48 competitors, with two non-starters.[1]

Women's 5000 metres
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueCentennial Olympic Stadium
Dates26 July 1996 (heats)
28 July 1996 (final)
Competitors46 from 35 nations
Winning time14:59.88
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Wang Junxia
 China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pauline Konga
 Kenya
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Roberta Brunet
 Italy
2000 →

Final classificationEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE FINAL HEAT
    Wang Junxia (CHN) 14:59.88 15:24.28
    Pauline Konga (KEN) 15:03.49 15:07.01
    Roberta Brunet (ITA) 15:07.52 15:22.58
4.   Michiko Shimizu (JPN) 15:09.05 15:23.56
5.   Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 15:13.11 15:23.90
6.   Yelena Romanova (RUS) 15:14.09 15:23.37
7.   Elena Fidatov (ROU) 15:16.71 15:17.89
8.   Rose Cheruiyot (KEN) 15:17.33 15:26.87
9.   Lynn Jennings (USA) 15:17.50 15:19.66
10.   Amy Rudolph (USA) 15:19.77 15:21.90
11.   Sara Wedlund (SWE) 15:22.98 15:20.61
12.   Ayelech Worku (ETH) 15:28.81 15:21.59
13.   Anne Hare (NZL) 15:29.11 15:22.31
14.   Anita Weyermann (SUI) 15:44.40 15:19.91
  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) DNF 15:15.80

Non-qualifiersEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE HEATS
  Claudia Lokar (GER) 15:28.35
  Wei Li (CHN) 15:33.49
  Silvia Sommaggio (ITA) 15:33.63
  Petra Wassiluk (GER) 15:37.73
  Yang Siju (CHN) 15:40.41
  Mary Slaney (USA) 15:41.30
  Roseli Machado (BRA) 15:41.63
  Gabriela Szabo (ROU) 15:42.35
  Kathy Butler (CAN) 15:47.50
  Merima Denboba (ETH) 15:48.35
  Cristina Petite (ESP) 15:48.63
  Lydia Cheromei (KEN) 15:49.85
  Harumi Hiroyama (JPN) 15:50.43
  Zohra Ouaziz (MAR) 15:55.03
  Katy McCandless (IRL) 15:55.66
  Nina Christiansen (DEN) 15:56.38
  Ana Dias (POR) 15:57.35
  Irina Mikitenko (KAZ) 15:57.67
  Stela Olteanu (ROU) 15:58.28
  Yoshiko Ichikawa (JPN) 15:58.90
  Jelena Celnova (LAT) 15:59.00
  Marie Davenport (IRL) 15:59.12
  Isabel Martínez (ESP) 15:59.42
  Sonia McGeorge (GBR) 16:01.92
  Luchia Yishak (ETH) 16:04.29
  Natalie Harvey (AUS) 16:06.45
  Kate Anderson (AUS) 16:17.83
  Robyn Meagher (CAN) 16:24.49
  Alison Wyeth (GBR) 16:24.74
  Marta Portoblanco (NCA) 18:42.78
  Rachida Mahamane (NIG) 19:17.87
  Gwen Griffiths (RSA) DNS
  Carolyn Schuwalow (AUS) DNS

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Games: Women's 5000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.

External linksEdit