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10,000 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists


The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s 10,000 meters from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1988
    GOLD Olga Bondarenko, URS 31:05.21
    SILVER Liz McColgan, GBR 31:08.44
    BRONZE Yelena Zhupiyova, URS 31:19.82

  • 1992
    GOLD Derartu Tulu, ETH 31:06.02
    SILVER Elana Meyer, RSA 31:11.75
    BRONZE Lynn Jennings, USA 31:19.89

  • 1996
    GOLD Fernanda Ribeiro, POR 31:01.63
    SILVER Wang Junxia, CHN 31:02.58
    BRONZE Gete Wami, ETH 31:06.65

  • 2000
    GOLD Derartu Tulu, ETH 30:17.49
    SILVER Gete Wami, ETH 30:22.48
    BRONZE Fernanda Ribeiro, POR 30:22.88

  • 2004
    GOLD Xing Huina, CHN 30:24.36
    SILVER Ejegayehu Dibaba, ETH 30:24.98
    BRONZE Derartu Tulu, ETH 30:26.42

  • 2008
    GOLD Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 29:54.66
    SILVER Elvan Abeylegesse, TUR 29:56.34
    BRONZE Shalane Flanagan, USA 30:22.22

  • 2012
    GOLD Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 30:20.75
    SILVER Sally Kipyego, KEN, 30:26.37
    BRONZE Vivian Cheruiyot, KEN, 30:30.44

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