2000 metres steeplechase

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    2000 metres steeplechase
    World records
    MenFrance Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad 5:10.68 (2010)
    WomenGermany Gesa-Felicitas Krause 5:52.80 (2019)

    The 2000 meter steeplechase is a rarely run senior athletics and a standard youth athletics event for the steeplechase in track and field. The event is part of the athletics programme for boys and girls at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Athletics. It is an obstacle race over the distance of 2000 metres, and derives its name from the horse racing steeplechase.

    All-time top 25

    • i = indoor performance
    • A = affected by altitude

    Men

    • Correct as of 12 September 2022.[1][2]
    Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
    1 5:10.68 Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad  France 30 June 2010 Reims
    2 5:13.47 Bouabdellah Tahri  France 25 June 2010 Tomblaine
    3 5:13.77 i Paul Kipsiele Koech  Kenya 13 February 2011 Ghent
    4 5:14.06 Soufiane El Bakkali  Morocco 11 September 2022 Zagreb [3]
    5 5:14.43 Julius Kariuki  Kenya 21 August 1990 Rovereto
    6 5:14.53 Saif Saaeed Shaheen  Qatar 13 May 2005 Doha
    7 5:16.22 Philip Barkutwo  Kenya 21 August 1990 Rovereto
    8 5:16.46 Wesley Kiprotich  Kenya 13 May 2005 Doha
    9 5:16.85 Eliud Barnegetuny  Kenya 13 June 1995 Parma
    10 5:18.28 Richard Kosgei  Kenya 13 June 1995 Parma
    11 5:18.36 Alessandro Lambruschini  Italy 12 September 1989 Verona
    12 5:18.38 Azzedine Brahmi  Algeria 17 June 1992 Verona
    13 5:18.51 John Langat  Kenya 29 August 2001 Rovereto
    14 5:18.60 Stanley Kibiwott  Kenya 29 August 2001 Rovereto
    15 5:18.65 Antonio David Jiménez  Spain 7 June 2005 Huelva
    16 5:18.67 Benjamin Kigen  Kenya 2 June 2017 Andujar [4]
    17 5:19.21 Joseph Keter  Kenya 23 August 1995 Rovereto
    18 5:19.68 Samson Obwocha  Kenya 19 July 1986 Birmingham
    19 5:19.78 Paul Malakwen Kosgei  Kenya 20 June 1998 La Spezia
    20 5:19.86 Mark Rowland  Great Britain 28 August 1988 London
    21 5:19.96 Roba Gari  Ethiopia 19 May 2007 Herrera
    22 5:19.99 Meresa Kahsay  Ethiopia 12 July 2013 Donetsk
    23 5:20.00 Krzysztof Wesolowski  Poland 28 June 1984 Oslo
    5:20.00 + Lawrence Kemboi  Kenya 6 May 2016 Doha
    25 5:20.12 Luciano Di Pardo  Italy 20 June 1998 La Spezia

    Notes

    Below is a list of all other times equal or superior to 5:20.12:

    Women

    • Correct as of September 2022.[5]
    Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
    1 5:45.09 i Winfred Yavi  Bahrain 9 February 2021 Liévin [6]
    2 5:47.79 i Maruša Mišmaš  Slovenia 19 February 2020 Liévin [7]
    3 5:52.80 Gesa-Felicitas Krause  Germany 1 September 2019 Berlin [8]
    4 5:54.16+ Ruth Jebet  Bahrain 27 August 2016 Saint-Denis
    5 6:00.07 Luiza Gega  Albania 1 September 2019 Berlin [9]
    6 6:00.31 i Mercy Chepkurui  Kenya 19 February 2020 Liévin [10]
    7 6:01.27 i Roseline Chepngetich  Kenya 19 February 2020 Liévin [11]
    8 6:02.16 Virginia Nyambura  Kenya 6 September 2015 Berlin
    9 6:02.47 Beatrice Chepkoech  Kenya 6 September 2015 Berlin
    10 6:03.38 Wioletta Frankiewicz  Poland 15 July 2006 Gdańsk
    11 6:04.46 Dorcus Inzikuru  Uganda 1 June 2005 Milano
    12 6:07.01 Fancy Cherono  Kenya 1 September 2019 Berlin [12]
    13 6:07.72 Jolanda Kallabis  Germany 10 September 2022 Trier [13]
    14 6:09.48 Viktória Wagner-Gyürkés  Hungary 1 September 2019 Berlin [14]
    Genevieve Gregson  Australia 1 September 2019 Berlin [15]
    16 6:09.85 Joana Soares  Portugal 25 July 2020 Ribeira Brava [citation needed]
    17 6:10.11 i Fancy Kipkoech  Kenya 9 February 2021 Liévin [16]
    18 6:10.82 Magdalene Masai  Kenya 6 September 2015 Berlin
    19 6:11.63 Lívia Tóth  Hungary 15 July 2006 Gdańsk
    20 6:11.83 Korahubish Itaa  Ethiopia 10 July 2009 Bressanone
    21 6:11.84 Marina Pluzhnikova  Russia 25 July 1994 Sankt Peterburg
    22 6:11.90 Lucia Muangi  Kenya 10 July 2009 Bressanone
    23 6:12.44 Chiara Scherrer  Switzerland 10 June 2022 Uster [17]
    24 6:13.50 Eilish Flanagan  Ireland 13 June 2021 Dublin [18]
    25 6:13.97 Yekaterina Doseykina  Russia 17 July 2014 Moskva

    Notes

    Below is a list of all other times equal or superior to 6:13.97:

    References

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    2. ^ "2000m Steeplechase Men All Time Top List". World Athletics. Retrieved 12 September 2022.
    3. ^ Jess Whittington (11 September 2022). "Home star Perkovic wins discus duel to cap season in Zagreb". World Athletics. Retrieved 18 September 2022.
    4. ^ Jon Mulkeen (2 June 2017). "Rojas threatens 15-metre barrier in Andujar". IAAF. Retrieved 3 June 2017.
    5. ^ "All-time women's best 2000m steeplechase". alltime-athletics.com. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
    6. ^ Jon Mulkeen (9 February 2021). "Tsegay breaks world indoor 1500m record in Lievin with 3:53.09". World Athletics. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
    7. ^ Mike Rowbottom (19 February 2020). "Duplantis tops 6.07m in Lievin, narrowly misses 6.19m". World Athletics. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
    8. ^ "Krause smashes 2000m steeplechase world best in Berlin". IAAF. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
    9. ^ "Krause smashes 2000m steeplechase world best in Berlin". IAAF. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 8 September 2019.
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    11. ^ "Meeting Hauts de France Pas de Calais 2020 Results". bases.athle.fr. 19 February 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
    12. ^ "2000m Steeplechase Results". IAAF. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
    13. ^ Holger Luhmann; Johannes Fischer (10 September 2022). "DLV-Nachwuchsstar mit Weltbestzeit". sport1.de (in German). Retrieved 20 September 2022.
    14. ^ "2000m Steeplechase Results". IAAF. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
    15. ^ "2000m Steeplechase Results". IAAF. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
    16. ^ "2000m Steeplechase Result" (PDF). meetinglievin.com. 9 February 2021. Retrieved 16 February 2021.
    17. ^ "Chiara Scherrer läuft neue Schweizer Allzeitbestleistung über 2000m Steeple!". tghuetten.ch (in German). 10 June 2022. Retrieved 17 July 2022.
    18. ^ "Weekend Review New Irish Record for Eilish Flanagan". athleticsni.org. 15 June 2021. Retrieved 30 December 2021.