Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games – Women's 3000 metres

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The women's 3000 metres event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games was held on 7 August at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [1] It was the first time that this event was held at the Commonwealth Games.

3000 metres long-distance track running event

The 3000 metres or 3000-metre run is a track running event, also commonly known as the 3K or 3K run, where 7.5 laps are completed around an outdoor 400 m track or 15 laps around a 200 m indoor track.

Athletics at the 1978 Commonwealth Games

At the 1978 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. A total of 38 events were contested, 23 for men and 15 for women.

Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton) Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta

Commonwealth Stadium, also known as The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium during Eskimos events, is an open-air, all-seater multipurpose stadium located in the McCauley neighbourhood of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It has a seating capacity of 55,819, making it the largest open-air stadium in Canada. It has been used for Canadian football, athletics, soccer, and rugby union, as well as concerts.

Results

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Paula Fudge Flag of England.svg  England 9:12.95
Silver medal icon.svg Heather Thomson Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 9:20.69
Bronze medal icon.svg Ann Ford Flag of England.svg  England 9:24.05
4 Shauna Miller Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 9:30.75
5 Nancy Rooks Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 9:34.14
6 Angela Cook Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 9:43.56
7 Mwinga Mwanjala Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 9:49.98
8 Rose Thompson Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 10:00.46
9 Debbie Scott Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 10:02.59
10 Wayua Kiteti Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 10:12.56
11 Dinah Chepyatur Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 10:18.49
12 Modesta Masaka Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 10:45.79
13 Kandasamy Jayamani Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 11:13.01
14 Beatrice Delancy Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg  Turks and Caicos Islands 11:20.87
Penny Yule Flag of England.svg  England DNF
Theodora Corea Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1907-1979).svg  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines DNF

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References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2018-02-25.