Athletics at the 1986 Commonwealth Games – Women's 1500 metres

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The women's 1500 metres event at the 1986 Commonwealth Games was held on 1 and 2 August at the Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh. [1]

1500 metres foremost middle distance track event in athletics

The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics. The distance has been contested at the Summer Olympics since 1896 and the World Championships in Athletics since 1983. It is equivalent to 1.5 kilometers or approximately ​1516 miles.

Athletics at the 1986 Commonwealth Games

At the 1986 Commonwealth Games, the athletics events were held at the Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. A total of 41 events were contested, of which 23 by male and 18 by female athletes.

Meadowbank Stadium

Meadowbank Stadium was a multi-purpose sports facility located in the Meadowbank area of Edinburgh, Scotland. Built on the site of the earlier New Meadowbank and Old Meadowbank sports venues, it was originally built to host the 1970 Commonwealth Games. It also hosted the Games in 1986, becoming the first venue to host the Games twice.

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Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Kirsty Wade
Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
Debbie Bowker
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Lynn Williams
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada

Results

Heats

Qualification: First 4 of each heat (Q) and the next 2 fastest (q) qualified for the final. [2]

Rank Heat Name Nationality Time Notes
1 2 Yvonne Murray Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4:11.82 Q
2 2 Christina Boxer Flag of England.svg  England 4:12.32 Q
3 2 Lynne MacDougall Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4:13.07 Q
4 2 Lynn Williams Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 4:13.49 Q
5 2 Anne Hare Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4:14.44 q
6 2 Suzanne Morley Flag of England.svg  England 4:18.89 q
7 2 Sian Pilling Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man 4:24.76
8 1 Debbie Bowker Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 4:26.72 Q
9 1 Kirsty Wade Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 4:27.20 Q
10 1 Penny Just Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 4:27.69 Q
11 1 Christine Pfitzinger Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4:27.70 Q
12 1 Gillian Dainty Flag of England.svg  England 4:28.04
13 1 Christine Whittingham Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4:33.01
14 1 Lieketseng Mpopelle Flag of Lesotho (1966).svg  Lesotho 4:46.43
15 2 Puseletso Monkoe Flag of Lesotho (1966).svg  Lesotho 4:48.60
16 1 Brit McRoberts Flag of Canada.svg  Canada

Final

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
Kirsty Wade Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 4:10.91
Debbie Bowker Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 4:11.94
Lynn Williams Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 4:12.66
Christina Boxer Flag of England.svg  England 4:12.84
Yvonne Murray Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4:14.36
Christine Pfitzinger Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4:16.81
Penny Just Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 4:17.13
Lynne MacDougall Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 4:17.25
Anne Hare Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 4:17.56
10 Suzanne Morley Flag of England.svg  England 4:26.96

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