Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The Men's 5000 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics as part of the athletics programme was held at Stadium Australia on Wednesday 27 September, and Saturday 30 September 2000. The top six runners in each of the initial two heats automatically qualified for the final. The next three fastest runners from across the heats also qualified. There were a total number of 38 participating athletes.[1]

Men's 5000 metres
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
VenueStadium Australia
Date27 September 2000 (heats)
30 September 2000 (final)
Competitors38 from 22 nations
Winning time13:35.49
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Million Wolde
 Ethiopia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ali Saïdi-Sief
 Algeria
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Brahim Lahlafi
 Morocco
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MedalistsEdit

Gold Million Wolde
  Ethiopia
Silver Ali Saïdi-Sief
  Algeria
Bronze Brahim Lahlafi
  Morocco

RecordsEdit

World Record 12:39.36 Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia Helsinki, Finland 13 June 1998
Olympic Record 13:05.59 Saïd Aouita Morocco Los Angeles, California, United States 11 August 1984

ResultsEdit

All times shown are in seconds.

  • Q denotes qualification by place in heat.
  • q denotes qualification by overall place.
  • DNS denotes did not start.
  • DNF denotes did not finish.
  • DQ denotes disqualification.
  • NR denotes national record.
  • OR denotes Olympic record.
  • WR denotes world record.
  • PB denotes personal best.
  • SB denotes season best.

Qualifying heatsEdit

Heat 1 of 2
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 1 Brahim Lahlafi   Morocco 7 13:22.70 Q
2 2 Million Wolde   Ethiopia 4 13:22.75 Q
3 3 Fita Bayissa   Ethiopia 16 13:22.92 Q
4 4 Reda Benzine   Algeria 11 13:23.10 Q SB
5 5 Julius Gitahi   Kenya 3 13:23.12 Q SB
6 6 Richard Limo   Kenya 15 13:23:17 Q
7 7 Adam Goucher   United States 6 13:24.34 q
8 8 Mizan Mehari   Australia 13 13:24.56 q SB
9 9 Jirka Arndt   Germany 2 13:26.18 q
10 23 Katsuhiko Hanada   Japan 12 13:41.31 SB
11 25 Marius Bakken   Norway 9 13:44.80
12 26 Nicholas Rogers   United States 18 13:46.18
13 28 Michael Power   Australia 8 13:51.00
14 29 Ahmed Ibrahim Warsama   Qatar 14 14:00.30
15 30 Kristen Bowditch   Great Britain 1 14:08.92
16 31 Alberto García   Spain 18 14:11.65
17 33 Helder Ornelas   Portugal 10 14:29.01
18 David Galván   Mexico 5 DNS
Heat 2 of 2
Date: Wednesday 27 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Time Qual. Record
Heat Overall
1 10 Ali Saïdi-Sief   Algeria 1 13:29.34 Q
2 11 Serhiy Lebid   Ukraine 17 13:29.69 Q
3 12 Dagne Alemu   Ethiopia 11 13:29.93 Q
4 13 David Chelule   Kenya 8 13:29.98 Q
5 14 Toshinari Takaoka   Japan 6 13:29.99 Q
6 15 Mohamed Suleiman   Qatar 12 13:30:12 Q
7 16 Mark Carroll   Ireland 9 13:30.60
8 17 Craig Mottram   Australia 2 13:31.06
9 18 Yousef El Nasri   Spain 5 13:34.49
10 19 Mohamed Said El-Wardi   Morocco 13 13:35.18
11 20 Bradley Hauser   United States 18 13:39.41
12 21 Pablo Olmedo   Mexico 14 13:40.34
13 22 Mustapha Essaid   France 7 13:40.82
14 24 Sam Mfula Mwape   Zambia 19 13:41.72
15 27 Venuste Niyongabo   Burundi 10 13:49.57
16 32 Bolota Asmeron   Eritrea 16 14:15.26
17 34 Gyan Bahadur Bohara   Nepal 20 14:34.15 NR
18 35 Houna Murad Murad Shihab   Iraq 3 14:49.40
19 36 Maung Maung Nge   Myanmar 15 15:12.93
20 Mohammed Mourhit   Belgium 4 DNS

Overall Results Semi-Finals

Semi-Finals
Overall Results
Place Athlete Nation Heat Lane Place Time Qual. Record
1 Brahim Lahlafi   Morocco 1 7 1 13:22.70 Q
2 Million Wolde   Ethiopia 1 4 2 13:22.75 Q
3 Fita Bayissa   Ethiopia 1 16 3 13:22.92 Q
4 Reda Benzine   Algeria 1 11 4 13:23.10 Q SB
5 Julius Gitahi   Kenya 1 3 5 13:23.12 Q SB
6 Richard Limo   Kenya 1 15 6 13:23:17 Q
7 Adam Goucher   United States 1 6 7 13:24.34 q
8 Mizan Mehari   Australia 1 13 8 13:24.56 q SB
9 Jirka Arndt   Germany 1 2 9 13:26.18 q
10 Ali Saïdi-Sief   Algeria 2 1 1 13:29.34 Q
11 Serhiy Lebid   Ukraine 2 17 2 13:29.69 Q
12 Dagne Alemu   Ethiopia 2 11 3 13:29.98 Q
13 David Chelule   Kenya 2 8 4 13:29.98 Q
14 Toshinari Takaoka   Japan 2 6 5 13:29.99 Q
15 Mohamed Suleiman   Qatar 2 12 6 13:30.12 Q
16 Mark Carroll   Ireland 2 9 7 13:30.60
17 Craig Mottram   Australia 2 2 8 13:31.06
18 Yousef El Nasri   Spain 2 5 9 13:34.49
19 Mohamed Said El-Wardi   Morocco 2 13 10 13:35.18
20 Bradley Hauser   United States 2 18 11 13:39.41
21 Pablo Olmedo   Mexico 2 14 12 13:40.34
22 Mustapha Essaid   France 2 7 13 13:40.82
23 Katsuhiko Hanada   Japan 1 12 10 13:41.31 SB
24 Sam Mfula Mwape   Zambia 2 19 14 13:41.72
25 Marius Bakken   Norway 1 9 11 13:44.80
26 Nicholas Rogers   United States 1 18 12 13:46.18
27 Venuste Niyongabo   Burundi 2 10 15 13:49.57
28 Michael Power   Australia 1 8 13 13:51.00
29 Ahmed Ibrahim Warsama   Qatar 1 14 14 14:00.30
30 Kristen Bowditch   Great Britain 1 1 15 14:08.92
31 Alberto García   Spain 1 18 16 14:11.65
32 Bolota Asmeron   Eritrea 2 16 16 14:15.26
33 Helder Ornelas   Portugal 1 10 17 14:29.01
34 Gyan Bahadur Bohara   Nepal 2 20 17 14:34.15 NR
35 Shihab Houna Murad   Iraq 2 3 18 14:49.40
36 Maung Nge Maung   Myanmar 2 15 19 15:12.93
David Galván   Mexico 1 5 18 DNS
Mohammed Mourhit   Belgium 2 4 20 DNS

FinalEdit

Date: Saturday 30 September 2000
Place Athlete Nation Lane Time Record
1 Million Wolde   Ethiopia 15 13:35.49
2 Ali Saïdi-Sief   Algeria 11 13:36.20
3 Brahim Lahlafi   Morocco 4 13:36.47
4 Fita Bayissa   Ethiopia 9 13:37.03
5 David Chelule   Kenya 14 13:37.13
6 Dagne Alemu   Ethiopia 13 13:37.17
7 Serhiy Lebid   Ukraine 10 13:37.80
8 Jirka Arndt   Germany 6 13:38.57
9 Julius Gitahi   Kenya 12 13:39.11
10 Richard Limo   Kenya 8 13:39.43
11 Reda Benzine   Algeria 1 13:40.95
12 Mizan Mehari   Australia 2 13:42.03
13 Adam Goucher   United States 5 13:43.20
14 Mohamed Suleiman   Qatar 7 13:45.10
15 Toshinari Takaoka   Japan 3 13:46.90

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 2000 Sydney Games: Men's 5000 metres". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 12 November 2017.

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