History of World Championships Results: 5000 Meters – Women

2017
(London, August 13)
1 Hellen Obiri (Kenya) 14:34.86
2 Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) 14:40.35
3 Sifan Hassan (Holland) 14:42.73
4 Senbere Teferi (Ethiopia) 14:47.45
5 Margaret Kipkemboi (Kenya) 14:48.74
6 Laura Muir (Great Britain) 14:52.07
7 Sheila Kiprotich (Kenya) 14:54.05
8 Susan Krumins (Holland) 14:58.33
[9 Shannon Rowbury (US) 14:59.9]2
[12 Molly Huddle (US) 15:05.28]
[13 Shelby Houlihan (US) 15:06.40]
2015
(Beijing, August 30)
1 Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) 14:26.83 WCR
2 Senbera Teferi (Ethiopia) 14:44.07
3 Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) 14:44.14
4 Viola Kibiwot (Kenya) 14:46.16
5 Mercy Cherono (Kenya) 15:01.36
6 Janet Kisa (Kenya) 15:02.68
7 Irene Cheptai (Kenya) 15:03.41
[8 Susan Kuijken (Holland) 15:08.00
[13 Nicole Tully (US) 15:27.42]
[Abbey D’Agostino (US) 12th in heat]
[Marielle Hall (US) 10th in semi]
2013
(Moscow, Russia, August 17)
1 Meseret Defar (Ethiopia) 14:50.19
2 Mercy Cherono (Kenya) 14:51.22
3 Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia) 14:51.33
4 Viola Kibiwot (Kenya) 15:01.67
5 Buze Diriba (Ethiopia) 15:05.38
6 Molly Huddle (US) 15:05.73
7 Shannon Rowbury (US) 15:06.10
8 Susan Kuijken (Holland) 15:14.70
[12 Kim Conley (US) 15:36.58]
2011
1 Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya) 14:55.36
2 Sylvia Kibet (Kenya) 14:56.21
3 Meseret Defar (Ethiopia) 14:56.94
4 Sentayehu Ejigu (Ethiopia) 14:59.99
5 Mercy Cherono (Kenya) 15:00.23
6 Linet Masai (Kenya) 15:01.01
7 Lauren Fleshman (US) 15:09.25
8 Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) 15:09.35
[15 Amy Hastings (US) 15:56.06]
[Molly Huddle (US) 10th in heat]
2009
1 Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya) 14:57.97
2 Sylvia Kibet (Kenya) 14:58.33
3 Meseret Defar (Ethiopia) 14:58.41
4 Sentayehu Ejigu (Ethiopia) 15:03.38
5 Meselech Malkamu (Ethiopia) 15:03.72
6 Ines Chenonge (Kenya) 15:06.06
7 Silvia Weissteiner (Italy) 15:09.74
8 Genzebe Dibaba (Ethiopia) 15:11.12
[9 Jen Rhines (US) 15:11.63]
[Julie Culley (US) 7th in heat]
[no third U.S. entrant]
2007
1 Meseret Defar (Ethiopia) 14:57.91
2 Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya) 14:58.50
3 Priscah Cherono (Kenya) 14:59.21
4 Sylvia Kibet (Kenya) 14:59.26
5 Elvan Abeylegesse (Turkey) 15:00.88
6 Meselech Melkamu (Ethiopia) 15:01.42
7 Jen Rhines (US) 15:03.09
8 Shalane Flanagan (US) 15:03.86
[Michelle Sikes (US) 9th in heat]
2005
1 Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia) 14:38.59 WCR
2 Meseret Defar (Ethiopia) 14:39.54
3 Ejegayehu Dibaba (Ethiopia) 14:42.47
4 Meselech Melkamu (Ethiopia) 14:43.47
5 Huina Xing (China) 14:43.64
6 Zakia Mrisho (Tanzania) 14:43.87
7 Priscah Cherono (Kenya) 14:44.00
8 Isabella Ochichi (Kenya) 14:45.14
[Shalane Flanagan (US) 7th in heat]
[Amy Rudolph (US) 9th in heat]
[Lauren Fleshman (US) 11th in heat]
2003
1 Tirunesh Dibaba (Ethiopia) 14:51.72
2 Marta Domínguez (Spain) 14:52.26
3 Edith Masai (Kenya) 14:52.30
4 Yelena Zadorozhnaya (Russia) 14:52.36
5 Elvan Abeylegesse (Turkey) 14:53.56
6 Isabella Ochichi (Kenya) 14:54.08
7 Gulnara Samitova (Russia) 14:54.38
8 Courtney Babcock (Canada) 14:54.98
[Lauren Fleshman (US) 11th in heat—only U.S. entrant]
2001
1 Olga Yegorova (Russia) 15:03.39
2 Marta Domínguez (Spain) 15:06.59
3 Ayelech Worku (Ethiopia) 15:10.17
4 Yanmei Dong (China) 15:10.73
5 Irina Mikitenko (Germany) 15:13.93
6 Yelena Zadorozhnaya (Russia) 15:16.15
7 Edith Masai (Kenya) 15:17.67
8 Gabriela Szabo (Romania) 15:19.55
[Marla Runyan (US) 9th in heat]
[Amy Rudolph (US) 15th in heat]
[Elva Dryer (US) 11th in heat]
1999
1 Gabriela Szabo (Romania) 14:41.82 WCR
2 Zahra Ouaziz (Morocco) 14:43.15
3 Ayelech Worku (Ethiopia) 14:44.22
4 Irina Mikitenko (Germany) 14:50.17
5 Yelena Kopytova (Turkey) 14:51.69
6 Julia Vaquero (Spain) 14:56.00
7 Mariya Pantyukhova (Russia) 14:58.60
8 Yamna Belkacem (France) 15:03.47
[11 Cheri Kenah (US) 15:20.12]
[Elva Dryer (US) 17th in heat]
[Amy Rudolph (US) 18th in heat]
1997
1 Gabriela Szabo (Romania) 14:57.68
2 Roberta Brunet (Italy) 14:58.29
3 Fernanda Ribeiro (Portugal) 14:58.85
4 Paula Radcliffe (Great Britain) 15:01.74
5 Lydia Cheromei (Kenya) 15:07.88
6 Jianying Liu (China) 15:10.64
7 Libbie Hickman (US) 15:11.15
8 Harumi Hiroyama (Japan) 15:21.19
[Melody Fairchild (US) 12th in heat]
[Amy Rudolph (US) 12th in heat]
1995
1 Sonia O’Sullivan (Ireland) 14:46.47
2 Fernanda Ribeiro (Portugal) 14:48.54
3 Zahra Ouaziz (Morocco) 14:53.77
4 Gabriela Szabo (Romania) 14:56.57
5 Paula Radcliffe (Great Britain) 14:57.02
6 Mariya Pantyukova (Russia) 15:01.23
7 Rose Cheruiyot (Kenya) 15:02.45
8 Gwen Griffiths (South Africa) 15:08.05
[dnf—Gina Procaccio (US)]
[Laura Mykytok (US) 10th in heat]
[Libbie Hickman (US) 11th in heat]
[Elena Fidatof (Romania) 15:36.39 WCR {heat}; O’Sullivan 15:13.88 WCR {heat}]
1993
(3000)
1 Yunxia Qu (China) 8:28.71 WCR
2 Linli Zhang (China) 8:29.25
3 Lirong Zhang (China) 8:31.95
4 Sonia O’Sullivan (Ireland) 8:33.38
5 Alison Wyeth (Great Britain) 8:38.42
6 Yelena Romanova (Russia) 8:39.69
7 Paula Radcliffe (Great Britain) 8:40.40
8 Lyudmila Borisova (Russia) 8:40.78
[10 Annette Peters (US) 8:45.56]
[Sheila Carrozza (US) 8th in heat]
[Katy McCandless (US) 12th in heat]
1991
(3000)
1 Tatyana Dorovskikh (Soviet Union) 8:35.82
2 Yelena Romanova (Soviet Union) 8:36.06
3 Susan Sirma (Kenya) 8:39.41
4 Päivi Tikkanen (Finland) 8:41.30
5 Margareta Keszeg (Romania) 8:42.02
6 Roberta Brunet (Italy) 8:42.64
7 Judi St. Hilaire (US) 8:44.02
8 Annette Peters (US) 8:44.02
[14 Shelly Steely (US) 8:53.70]
1987
(3000)
1 Tatyana Dorovskikh (Soviet Union) 8:38.73
2 Maricica Puica (Romania) 8:39.45
3 Ulrike Bruns (East Germany) 8:40.30
4 Cornelia Bürki (Switzerland) 8:40.31
5 Yelena Romanova (Soviet Union) 8:41.33
6 Elly van Hulst (Holland) 8:42.56
7 Yvonne Murray (Great Britain) 8:43.94
8 Wendy Sly (Great Britain) 8:45.85
[10 Mary Knisely (US) 8:50.99]
[Cindy Bremser (US) 9th in heat]
[Leslie Seymour (US) 11th in heat]
1983
(3000)
1 Mary Slaney (USA) 8:34.62 WCR
2 Brigitte Kraus (West Germany) 8:35.11
3 Tatyana Kazankina (Soviet Union) 8:35.13
4 Svetlana Ulmasova (Soviet Union) 8:35.55
5 Wendy Sly (Great Britain) 8:37.06
6 Agnese Possamai (Italy) 8:37.96
7 Jane Furniss (Great Britain) 8:45.69
8 Natalya Artyomova (Soviet Union) 8:47.98
[Maggie Keyes (USA) 9th in heat]
[Brenda Webb (USA) 12th in heat]
[Ulmasova 8:46.65 WCR {heat}; Kazankina 8:44.72 WCR {heat}]