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1997 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 10,000 metres

Updated: 2016-08-12T18:28Z
Events at the
1997 World Championships
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Track events
100 m men women
200 mmenwomen
400 mmenwomen
800 mmenwomen
1500 mmenwomen
5000 mmenwomen
10,000 mmenwomen
100 m hurdleswomen
110 m hurdlesmen
400 m hurdlesmenwomen
3000 m
4×100 m relaymenwomen
4×400 m relaymenwomen
Road events
10 km walkwomen
20 km walkmen
50 km walkmen
Field events
Long jumpmenwomen
Triple jumpmenwomen
High jumpmenwomen
Pole vaultmen
Shot putmenwomen
Discus throwmenwomen
Javelin throwmenwomen
Hammer throwmen
Combined events

The women's 10,000 metres event featured at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece. There were a total number of 34 participating athletes, with two qualifying heats on 2 August and the final being held on 5 August 1997.



First 8 of each Heat (Q) and the next 4 fastest (q) qualified for the Final.

12Berhane Adere Ethiopia32:05.29Q, SB
22Fernanda Ribeiro Portugal32:05.65Q
32Sally Barsosio Kenya32:05.68Q, SB
42Gete Wami Ethiopia32:05.73Q
52Masako Chiba Japan32:05.76Q
62Yang Siju China32:06.12Q, SB
72Colleen De Reuck South Africa32:09.56Q
82Hiromi Masuda Japan32:11.63Q
92Julia Vaquero Spain32:12.25q
102Annette Peters United States32:14.08q
112Chantal Dallenbach France32:49.40q
122Marleen Renders Belgium33:02.37q
131Nora Leticia Rocha Mexico33:07.09Q
141Annemari Sandell Finland33:07.50Q
151Ren Xiujuan China33:08.12Q, SB
161Silvia Sommaggio Italy33:08.19Q
171Tegla Loroupe Kenya33:08.20Q
181Chiemi Takahashi Japan33:08.26Q
191Zahia Dahmani France33:08.68Q
201Elana Meyer South Africa33:09.70Q
212Helena Sampaio Portugal33:14.85
221Khrysostomia Iakovou Greece33:14.86
231Olivera Jevtić Yugoslavia33:18.42
241Derartu Tulu Ethiopia33:25.99
252Adriana Fernández Mexico33:40.09
262Kylie Risk Australia33:56.48SB
271Gwyn Coogan United States34:06.34
282Maysa Matrood Iraq35:44.93NR
291Yvonne Danson Singapore37:19.51
301Ela Esperanza Obono Equatorial Guinea45:13.69
1Marina Bastos PortugalDNF
1Nyla Carroll New ZealandDNF


Med 1.png Sally Barsosio (KEN)31:32.92
Med 2.png Fernanda Ribeiro (POR)31:39.15
Med 3.png Masako Chiba (JPN)31:41.93
4. Berhane Adere (ETH)31:48.95
5. Ren Xiujuan (CHN)31:50.63
6. Tegla Loroupe (KEN)32:00.93
7. Yang Siju (CHN)32:01.61
8. Colleen De Reuck (RSA)32:03.81
9. Silvia Sommaggio (ITA)32:16.92
10. Chiemi Takahashi (JPN)32:23.61
11. Nora Rocha (MEX)32:34.58
12. Julia Vaquero (ESP)32:36.91
13. Annette Peters (USA)32:43.38
14. Chantal Dallenbach (FRA)32:51.20
15. Annemari Sandell (FIN)33:00.11
16. Hiromi Masuda (JPN)33:03.14
17. Elana Meyer (RSA)33:05.82
 Marleen Renders (BEL)DNF
 Zahia Dahmani (FRA)DNF
 Gete Wami (ETH)DNF

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