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5000 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists


The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s 5000 meters from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1996
    GOLD Wang Junxia, CHN 14:59.88
    SILVER Pauline Konga, KEN 15:03.49
    BRONZE Roberta Brunet, ITA 15:07.52

  • 2000
    GOLD Gabriela Szabo, ROM 14:40.79
    SILVER Sonia O’Sullivan, IRL 14:41.42
    BRONZE Gete Wami, ETH 14:42.23

  • 2004
    GOLD Meseret Defar, ETH 14:45.65
    SILVER Isabella Ochichi, KEN 14:48.19
    BRONZE Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 14:51.83

  • 2008
    GOLD Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH 15:41.40
    SILVER Elvan Abeylegesse, TUR 15:42.74
    BRONZE Meseret Defar, ETH 15:44.12

  • 2012
    GOLD Meseret Defar, ETH, 15:04.25
    SILVER Vivian Cheruiyot, KEN, 15:04.73
    BRONZE Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH, 15:05.15

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