Ayelech WORKU

Ayelech Worku - Ethiopia - 5000m bronze medals at 1999 & 2001 World Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 22 September 2000

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 12 June 1979
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Arsi Zone, Oromia Provence, Ethiopia.
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Ayelech WORKU - Ethiopia - 5000m bronze medals at 1999 & 2001 World Championships.

Ayelech Worku in action at the 200 Olympic Games in Sydney where she finished

fourth.

 


Women's 5000m.

Final. World Athletics Championships 1999

1. Gabriela Szabo   ROM   14: 41.82   CR  
2. Zahra Ouaziz   MAR   14: 43.15
3. Ayelech WORKU   ETH   14: 44.22
4. Irina Mikitenko   GER   14: 50.17
5. Yelena-Ebru Kopytova-Kavaklioglu   TUR   14: 51.69
6. Julia Vaquero   ESP   14: 56.00
7. Mariya Pantyukhova   RUS   14: 58.60
8. Yamna Oubouhou-Belkacem   FRA   15: 03.47

 

 

 

Womens 5000m. Final.

Olympic Games 2000

1. Gabriela Szabo   ROM   14: 40.79
2. Sonia O'Sullivan   IRL   14: 41.02
3. Gete Wami   ETH   14: 42.23
4. Ayelech Worku   ETH   14: 42.67
5. Irina Mikitenko   GER   14: 43.59
6. Lydia Cheromei   KEN   14: 47.35
7. Worknesh Kidane   ETH   14: 47.40
8. Olga Yegorova   RUS   14: 50.31

 

 

Ayelech Worku wins a second successive World Championships bronze in the

5000m - on this occasion in Edmonton. Photo11th. August 2001 by G.Herringshaw. ©

 

Women's 5000m. Final.

World Athletics Championships 2001

1. Olga YEGOROVA   RUS   15.03.39
2. Marta DOMINQUEZ   SPA   15.06.59
3. Ayelech WORKU   ETH   15.10.17
4. Yanmei DONG   CHN   15.10.73
5. Irina MIKITENKO   GER   15.13.93
6. Yelena ZADOROZHNAYA   RUS   15.16.15
7. Edith MASAI   KEN   15.17.67
8. Gabriela SZABO   ROM   15.19.55

 

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS 5,000 metres.

2004     15:04.56     Hengelo     31 MAY
2003     15:10.85     Stockholm     05 AUG
2002     14:48.99     Berlin     06 SEP
2001     14:54.00     Hengelo     04 JUN
2000     14:41.23     London 05 AUG
1999     14:44.22     Sevilla  27 AUG
1998     15:12.43     Roma  14 JUL
1997     15:18.19     Roma (05 JUN
1996     15:16.74     Paris    03 JUN
1995     15:48.3       Harare     17 SEP

 

PERSONAL BEST TIMES.

1500 Metres           4:10.08         Arnhem     10 JUL 1999
3000 Metres         8:32.80         Bruxelles     30 AUG 2002
5000 Metres        14:41.23         London       05 AUG 2000
10,000 Metres     31:38.08         Villeneuve-d'Ascq     17 JUN 2001
Half Marathon     1:11:02           Paris     11 MAR 2007
Marathon            2:29:14            Hamburg     29 APR 2007