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Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's 5,000 metres Round One

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Events:
Phases:

Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Stadium, Beijing
Date Started: August 19, 2008
Date Finished: August 19, 2008
Format: Top five in each heat and next five fastest advanced to the final.

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

Round One Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Tirunesh Dibaba 22 Ethiopia ETH 15:09.89 10 QU
2 Sylvia Kibet 24 Kenya KEN 15:10.37 7 QU
3 Alemitu Bekele 30 Turkey TUR 15:10.92 15 QU
4 Meselech Melkamu 23 Ethiopia ETH 15:11.21 5 QU
5 Gulnara Samitova-Galkina 30 Russia RUS 15:11.46 3 QU
6 Jen Rhines 34 United States USA 15:15.12 8 QU
7 Yuriko Kobayashi 19 Japan JPN 15:15.87 1
8 Simret Sultan 24 Eritrea ERI 15:16.25 4
9 Olga Kravtsova 27 Belarus BLR 15:21.85 2
10 Silvia Weissteiner 29 Italy ITA 15:23.45 9
11 Zhang Yingying 18 China CHN 15:23.81 6
12 Zakia Mrisho 32 Tanzania TAN 15:24.28 14
13 Dolores Checa 25 Spain ESP 15:31.22 13
14 Jéssica Augusto 26 Portugal POR 16:05.71 16
15 Lucia Chandamale 20 Malawi MAW 16:44.09 12
16 Celma Soares 30 Sao Tome and Principe STP 17:25.99 11

Round One Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(A) SP
1 Meseret Defar 24 Ethiopia ETH 14:56.32 6 QU
2 Vivian Cheruiyot 24 Kenya KEN 14:57.27 4 QU
3 Liliya Shobukhova 30 Russia RUS 14:57.77 9 QU
4 Priscah Cherono 28 Kenya KEN 14:58.07 15 QU
5 Elvan Abeylegesse 25 Turkey TUR 14:58.79 2 QU
6 Shalane Flanagan 27 United States USA 14:59.69 8 QU
7 Kara Goucher 30 United States USA 15:00.98 14 QC
8 Megan Metcalfe 26 Canada CAN 15:11.23 1 QC
9 Xue Fei 18 China CHN 15:13.25 10 QC
10 Kayoko Fukushi 26 Japan JPN 15:20.46 5
11 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli 24 Morocco MAR 15:21.47 12
12 Yukiko Akaba 28 Japan JPN 15:38.30 16
13 Krisztina Papp 25 Hungary HUN 16:08.86 13
14 Francine Niyonizigiye 19 Burundi BDI 17:08.44 3
AC Yelena Zadorozhnaya 30 Russia RUS 7 DNF