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1500 Meter Women's Olympic Medalists

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The gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in the women’s 1500 meters from the Summer Olympic games.

  • 1972
    GOLD Lyudmila Bragina, URS 4:01.38
    SILVER Gunhild Hoffmeister, GDR 4:02.83
    BRONZE Paola Cacchi, ITA 4:02.85

  • 1976
    GOLD Tatyana Kazankina, URS 4:05.48
    SILVER Gunhild Hoffmeister, GDR 4:06.02
    BRONZE Ulrike Klapezynski, GDR 4:06.09

  • 1980
    GOLD Tatyana Kazankina, URS 3:56.56
    SILVER Christiane Wartenberg, GDR 3:57.71
    BRONZE Nadyezhda Olizarenko, URS 3:59.52

  • 1984
    GOLD Gabriella Dorio, ITA 4:03.25
    SILVER Doina Melinte, ROM 4:03.76
    BRONZE Maricica Puica, ROM 4:04.15

  • 1988
    GOLD Paula Ivan, ROM 3:53.96
    SILVER Laima Baikauskaité, URS 4:00.24
    BRONZE Tatyana Samolenko, URS 4:00.30

  • 1992
    GOLD Hassiba Boulmerka, ALG 3:55.30
    SILVER Lyudmila Rogachova, EUN 3:56.91
    BRONZE Qu Yunxia, CHN 3:57.08

  • 1996
    GOLD Svetlana Masterkova, RUS 4:00.83
    SILVER Gabriela Szabo, ROM 4:01.54
    BRONZE Theresia Kiesl, AUT 4:03.02

  • 2000
    GOLD Nouria Mérah-Benida, ALG 4:05.10
    SILVER Violeta Szekely, ROM 4:05.15
    BRONZE Gabriela Szabo, ROM 4:05.27

  • 2004
    GOLD Kelly Holmes, GBR 3:57.90
    SILVER Tatyana Tomashova, RUS 3:58.12
    BRONZE Maria Cioncan, ROM 3:58.39

  • 2008
    GOLD Nancy Lagat, KEN 4:00.23
    SILVER Iryna Lishchynska, UKR 4:01.63
    BRONZE Nataliya Tobias, UKR 4:01.78

  • 2012
    GOLD Asli Cakir Alptekin, TUR, 4:10.23
    SILVER Gamze Bulut, TUR, 4:10.40
    BRONZE Maryam Yusuf Jamal, BRN, 4:10.74


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