IAAF World Indoor Championships 3000 Meters

Medalists/Dates/Venues (14 runnings)

09 Mar 2014, Sopot POL

G

7:54.94 Caleb Ndiku Mwangangi (KEN) 8:55.04 Genzebe Dibaba Kenini (ETH)

S

7:55.22 Bernard Lagat (USA) 8:57.72 Hellen Obiri Onsando (KEN)

B

7:55.39 Dejene Gebremeskel (ETH) 8:59.16 Maryam-Yusuf Jamal (BRN)

11 Mar 2012, Istanbul TUR

G

7:41.44 Bernard Lagat (USA) 8:37.16 Hellen Obiri Onsando (KEN)

S

7:41.77 Augustine Choge Kiprono (KEN) 8:38.26 Meseret Defar (ETH)

B

7:41.78 Edwin Soi Cheruiyot (KEN) 8:40.18 Gelete Burika Bati (ETH)

14/13 Mar 2010, Doha QAT

G

7:37.97 Bernard Lagat (USA) 8:51.17 Meseret Defar (ETH)

S

7:39.55 Sergio Sanchez Martinez (ESP) 8:51.95 Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN)

B

7:39.90 Sammy Alex Mutahi (KEN) 8:52.08 Sentayehu Ejigu (ETH)

09/08 Mar 2008, Valencia ESP

G

7:48.23 Tariku Bekele (ETH) 8:38.79 Meseret Defar (ETH)

S

7:49.05 Paul Koech Kipsiele (KEN) 8:41.50 Meselech Melkamu (ETH)

B

7:49.96 Abraham Feleke (ETH) 8:41.66 Mariem Selsouli (MAR)

12/11 Mar 2006, Moscow RUS

G

7:39.32

Kenenisa Bekele (ETH)

8:38.80

Meseret Defar (ETH)

S

7:41.28

Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT)

8:42.18

Liliya Shobukhova (RUS)

B

7:42.58

Eliud Kipchoge (KEN)

8:42.59

Lidia Chojecka (POL)

06/07 Mar 2004, Budapest HUN

G

7:56.34

Bernard Lagat (KEN)

9:11.22

Meseret Defar (ETH)

S

7:57.08

Rui Silva (POR)

9:11.43

Birhane Adere (ETH)

B

7:57.87

Markos Geneti (ETH)

9:12.15

Shayne Culpepper (USA)

16/15 Mar 2003, Birmingham ENG

G

7:40.97

Haile Gebreselasie (ETH)

8:40.25

Birhane Adere (ETH)

S

7:42.08

Alberto Garcia (ESP)

8:42.17

Marta Dominguez (ESP)

B

7:42.56

Luke Kipkosgei (KEN)

8:42.58

Meseret Defar (ETH)

11/10 Mar 2001, Lisbon POR

G

7:37.74

Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)

8:37.48

Olga Yegorova (RUS)

S

7:38.94

Mohammed Mourhit (BEL)

8:39.65

Gabriela Szabo (ROM)

B

7:39.96

Alberto Garcia (ESP)

8:40.15

Elena Zadorozhnaya (RUS)

05/07 Mar 1999, Maebashi JPN

G

7:53.57

Haile Gebreselasie (ETH)

8:36.42

Gabriela Szabo (ROM)

S

7:53.79

Paul Bitok (KEN)

8:38.43

Zhara Ouaziz (MAR)

B

7:53.85

Million Wolde (ETH)

8:39.14

Regina Jacobs (USA)

09/08 Mar 1997, Paris FRA

G

7:34.71

Haile Gebreselasie (ETH)

8:45.74

Gabriela Szabo (ROM)

S

7:38.84

Paul Bitok (KEN)

8:46.19

Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL)

B

7:40.01

Ismail Sghyr (MAR)

8:49.79

Fernanda Ribeiro (POR)

09/08 Mar 1995, Barcelona ESP

G

7:50.89

Gennaro diNapoli (ITA)

8:54.50

Gabriela Szabo (ROM)

S

7:50.98

Anacleto Jimenez (ESP)

8:55.23

Lynn Jennings (USA)

B

7:51.42

Brahim Jabbour (MAR)

8:56.08

Joan Nesbit (USA)

14/13 Mar 1993, Toronto ON/CAN

G

7:50.26

Gennaro diNapoli (ITA)

8:50.55

Yvonne Murray (SCO)

S

7:50.57

Eric Dubos (FRA)

9:02.89

Margareta Keszeg (ROM)

B

7:51.10

Enrique Molina (ESP)

9:03.89

Lynn Jennings (USA)

10/09 Mar 1991, Seville ESP

G

7:41.14

Frank O'Mara (IRL)

8:50.69

Marie-Pierre Duros (FRA)

S

7:43.64

Hammou Boutaib (MAR)

8:51.51

Margareta Keszeg (ROM)

B

7:43.90

Robert Denmark (GBR)

8:51.90

Lyubov Kremlyova (RUS)

05/04 Mar 1989, Budapest HUN

G

7:47.94

Said Aouita (MAR)

8:33.82

Elly vanHulst (NED)

S

7:48.66

Jose Luis Gonzalez (ESP)

8:34.80

Liz McColgan (SCO)

B

7:50.47

Dieter Baumann (GER)

8:48.70

Margareta Keszeg (ROM)

08/07 Mar 1987, Indianapolis IN/USA

G

8:03.32

Frank O'Mara (IRL)

8:46.52

Tatiana Samolenko (UKR)

S

8:03.89

Paul Donovan (IRL)

8:47.08

Olga Bondarenko (RUS)

B

8:03.92

Terry Brahm (USA)

8:47.92

Maricica Puica (ROM)

Note: Dates are for the finals.

Medal Count by Country

Men
      G   S   B  Score
ETH   5   0   4    29
KEN   2   4   4    26
MAR   2   1   2    15
ESP   0   4   2    14
USA   2   1   1    14
IRL   3   1   0    13
ITA   2   0   0    10
BEL   0   1   0     3
FRA   0   1   0     3
POR   0   1   0     3
QAT   0   1   0     3
GBR   0   0   1     1
GER   0   0   1     1
Women
      G   S   B  Score
ETH   6   3   3    42
ROM   3   3   2    26
RUS   1   2   2    13
KEN   1   2   0    11
GBR   1   1   0     8
USA   0   1   4     7
FRA   1   0   0     5
NED   1   0   0     5
UKR   1   0   0     5
MAR   0   1   1     4
ESP   0   1   0     3
IRL   0   1   0     3
BRN   0   0   1     1
POL   0   0   1     1
POR   0   0   1     1
Note: scoring is G = 5, S = 3, B = 1

Multiple Medal Winners

Men
18  Bernard Lagat (KEN=>USA)    G (2004) G (2010) G (2012) S(2014)
15  Haile Gebreselasie (ETH)    G (1997) G (1999) G (2003)
10  Frank O'Mara (IRL)          G (1987) G (1991)
10  Gennaro diNapoli (ITA)      G (1993) G (1995)
 6  Paul Bitok (KEN)            S (1997) S (1999)
 4  Alberto Garcia (ESP)        B (2001) S (2003)

Women
24  Meseret Defar (ETH)         B (2003) G (2004) G (2006) G (2008) G (2010) S (2012)
18  Gabriela Szabo (ROM)        G (1995) G (1997) G (1999) S (2001)
 8  Birhane Adere (ETH)         G (2003) S (2004)
 7  Margareta Keszeg (POL)      B (1989) S (1991) S (1993)
 6  Hellen Obiri Onsando (KEN)  G (2012) S (2014)
 4  Lynn Jennings (USA)         B (1993) S (1995)

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014    $88,000    $88,000   $176,000
2012     88,000     88,000    176,000
2010     84,000     84,000    168,000
2008     88,000     88,000    176,000
2006     88,000     88,000    176,000
2004     88,000     88,000    176,000
2003     88,000     88,000    176,000
2001     88,000     88,000    176,000
1999     80,000     80,000    160,000
1997     80,000     80,000    160,000
Sums   $860,000   $860,000 $1,720,000

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2014    +3.8    +2.9
2012    +0.8    +0.0
2010    -1.0    +1.8
2008    +3.6    -0.9
2006    +1.3    -1.7
2004    +3.5    +7.0
2003    -0.9    -3.6
2001    -0.6    -3.4
1999    -0.1    -3.7
1997    -1.2    -2.3
1995    -0.4    -2.4
1993    -0.4    -0.1
1991    -3.5    -2.7
1989    -0.5     n/c
1987    +2.1    -2.8

Note: Averages and extremes are not indicated since venues differ.

Competitive Level (1997-date)

Year     Men   Women
2014     925     780
2012     972     812
2010     862     907
2008     863     961
2006     898     797
2004     737     910
2003     932     910
2001     819     937
1999     796     913
1997     n/c     641

Quality Performances

Men
<7:35       1
<7:40       9
<7:45      46
<7:50      94
<7:55     234
<8:00     330
<8:05     386
<8:10     420

Women
<8:40      11
<8:50      60
<9:00     156
<9:10     240
<9:20     286
<9:30     293

Note: includes heats


Last Updated on 11 Mar 2014

Contributor: Juraj Gasparovic (3)