1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics – Women's 5000 metres

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The women's 5000 metres event at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics was held in Annecy, France, at Parc des Sports on 31 July and 2 August.[1][2]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Yin Lili
 China
Silver Faith Jemutai
 Kenya
Bronze Merima Hashim
 Ethiopia

Results[edit]

Final[edit]

2 August

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Yin Lili  China 15:29.65
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Faith Jemutai  Kenya 15:34.48
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Merima Hashim  Ethiopia 15:39.57
4 Jessica Carlberg  Sweden 15:51.17
5 Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 15:55.18
6 Prisca Ngetich  Kenya 16:07.12
7 Charlotte Audier  France 16:07.72
8 Siphuluwazi Sibindi  Zimbabwe 16:18.16
9 Louise Kelly  United Kingdom 16:20.51
10 Sunita Rani  India 16:28.50
11 Cathérine Lallemand  Belgium 16:32.39
12 Helena Volná  Czech Republic 16:33.11
13 Yuka Hata  Japan 16:38.66
Song Liqing  China DNS
Nadia Ejjafini  Morocco DQ IAAF rule 141

Heats[edit]

31 July

Heat 1[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Faith Jemutai  Kenya 16:11.56 Q
2 Song Liqing  China 16:11.77 Q
3 Worknesh Kidane  Ethiopia 16:14.16 Q
4 Siphuluwazi Sibindi  Zimbabwe 16:21.99 Q
5 Sunita Rani  India 16:23.30 q
6 Jessica Carlberg  Sweden 16:24.83 q
7 Tuula Laitinen  Finland 16:30.38
8 Yelena Tolstygina  Belarus 16:41.88
9 Yelena Samokhvalova  Russia 16:45.72
10 Rosaria Console  Italy 16:51.21
Rachel Nthulane  South Africa DNF
Nadia Ejjafini  Morocco DQ IAAF rule 141 Q

Heat 2[edit]

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1 Yin Lili  China 16:04.47 Q
2 Helena Volná  Czech Republic 16:09.10 Q
3 Cathérine Lallemand  Belgium 16:09.24 Q
4 Merima Hashim  Ethiopia 16:09.61 Q
5 Charlotte Audier  France 16:11.64 Q
6 Prisca Ngetich  Kenya 16:14.70 q
7 Louise Kelly  United Kingdom 16:15.36 q
8 Yuka Hata  Japan 16:18.54 q
9 Sharlyn Maughan  United States 16:55.68
10 Nicole Chapple  Australia 16:57.02
11 Luvsanikhundeg Otgonbayar  Mongolia 19:24.41
Azwindini Lukhwareni  South Africa DNF
Mirjana Glišovic  FR Yugoslavia DNF

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 25 athletes from 21 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peters, Lionel; Magnusson, Tomas, WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS WJC - 1998 Annecy FRA Jul 28-Aug 2, WORLD JUNIOR ATHLETICS HISTORY ("WJAH"), archived from the original on 3 December 2013, retrieved 13 June 2015
  2. ^ IAAF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS - Eugene 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved 13 June 2015