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Women’s 5000m results – Gudaf Tsegay wins gold, Sifan Hassan finished 6th

Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia won the gold medal in the women's 5000m with a time of 14:46.29. Olympic champion Sifan Hassan was sixth in 14:48.12.

Symone Goss

Gudaf Tsegay of Team Ethiopia wins the women's 5000m final at the World Athletics Championships 2022
Gudaf Tsegay of Team Ethiopia celebrates winning gold in the Women's 5000m Final on day nine of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 23, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images for World Athletics)

The results of the women’s 5000m final at the World Athletics Championships 2022 here at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday (23) sees Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay winning the gold medal in 14:46.29, while Olympic champion Sifan Hassan was sixth in 14:48.12.

Tsegay, the World Indoor 1500m champion improved on the bronze medal she won at the Olympic Games in Tokyo last summer after taking advantage of a race that was more tactical than anything else. Read more: Day 9 order of events and TV schedule – World Athletics Championships on July 23

Kenya’s 2018 world U20 winner Beatrice Chebet finished with the silver medal in 14:46.75 and the bronze medal went to Dawit Seyaum of Ethiopia who ran in 14:47.36.

World 10,000m champion Letesenbet Gidey of Ethiopia, the second-fastest runner in the world this year in the event, finished 5th with 14:47.98.

Olympic champion Hassan was in a medal spot entering the home straight, but the Dutch icon who hasn’t raced much this season, ran out of steam and faded to sixth.

USA’s Elise Cranny was 9th in 14:59.99, while Emily Infield ended 14th with 15:29.03 and Karissa Schweizer failed to finish the race.

Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images for World Athletics


1ETHGudaf TSEGAY14:46.29
2KENBeatrice CHEBET14:46.75 SB
3ETHDawit SEYAUM14:47.36
4KENMargaret Chelimo KIPKEMBOI14:47.71 SB
5ETHLetesenbet GIDEY14:47.98
6NEDSifan HASSAN14:48.12 SB
7KAZCaroline Chepkoech KIPKIRUI14:54.80
8NORKaroline Bjerkeli GRØVDAL14:57.62
9USAElise CRANNY14:59.99
10KENGloria KITE15:01.22
11GBREilish MCCOLGAN15:03.03
12JPNNozomi TANAKA15:19.35
13GBRJessica JUDD15:19.88
14USAEmily INFELD15:29.03

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Symone Goss

Simone Goss has been with World-Track since 2003 and has done outstanding work at the back end to help out with traveling and other meeting related activities. Goss has also done work for SportingEagles, Blaze News and other media outlets. She obtains a bachelor degree in Communication.

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