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Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's 5,000 metres Final

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Stadium, Beijing
Date Started: August 22, 2008
Date Finished: August 22, 2008

Gold: ETH Tirunesh Dibaba
Silver: TUR Elvan Abeylegesse
Bronze: ETH Meseret Defar

Final

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Tirunesh Dibaba 22 Ethiopia ETH 15:41.40 6
2 Elvan Abeylegesse 25 Turkey TUR 15:42.74 3
3 Meseret Defar 24 Ethiopia ETH 15:44.12 13
4 Sylvia Kibet 24 Kenya KEN 15:44.96 8
5 Vivian Cheruiyot 24 Kenya KEN 15:46.32 2
6 Liliya Shobukhova 30 Russia RUS 15:46.62 5
7 Alemitu Bekele 30 Turkey TUR 15:48.48 9
8 Meselech Melkamu 23 Ethiopia ETH 15:49.03 4
9 Kara Goucher 30 United States USA 15:49.39 14
10 Shalane Flanagan 27 United States USA 15:50.80 1
11 Priscah Cherono 28 Kenya KEN 15:51.78 15
12 Gulnara Samitova-Galkina 30 Russia RUS 15:56.97 7
13 Xue Fei 18 China CHN 16:09.84 10
14 Jen Rhines 34 United States USA 16:34.63 11
15 Megan Metcalfe 26 Canada CAN 17:06.82 12