2019 World Athletics Championships – Women's 5000 metres

Women's 5000 metres
at the 2019 World Championships
VenueKhalifa International Stadium
Dates2 October (heats)
5 October (final)
Competitors29 from 18 nations
Winning time14:26.72
Medalists
gold medal    Kenya
silver medal    Kenya
bronze medal    Germany
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The women's 5000 metres at the 2019 World Athletics Championships was held at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, from 2 to 5 October 2019.[1]

Records

Before the competition, the records were as follows:[2]

Record Perf. Athlete Nat. Date Location
World 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba  ETH 6 Jun 2008 Oslo, Norway
Championship 14:26.83 Almaz Ayana  ETH 30 Aug 2015 Beijing, China
World leading 14:20.36 Hellen Onsando Obiri  KEN 21 Jul 2019 London, Great Britain
African 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba  ETH 6 Jun 2008 Oslo, Norway
Asian 14:28.09 Bo Jiang  CHN 23 Oct 1997 Shanghai, China
NACAC 14:34.45 Shelby Houlihan  USA 21 Jul 2018 Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
South American 15:18.85 Simone da Silva  BRA 20 May 2011 São Paulo, Brazil
European 14:22.34 Sifan Hassan  NED 13 Jul 2018 Rabat, Morocco
Oceanian 14:39.89 Kim Smith  NZL 27 Feb 2009 New York City, USA

The following records were established during the competition:

Date Event Name Nationality Time Record
5 October Final Hellen Obiri  KEN 14:26.72 CR
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