Athletics at the 1994 Commonwealth Games – Women's 1500 metres

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The women's 1500 metres event at the 1994 Commonwealth Games was held in Victoria, British Columbia [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 1994 Commonwealth Games

At the 1994 Commonwealth Games, the athletics event were held in Victoria, BC, Canada, at the Centennial Stadium on the grounds of the University of Victoria. A total of 44 events were contested, of which 22 by male 19 by female athletes. Furthermore, 2 men's disability events were held within the programme.

Victoria, British Columbia Provincial capital city in British Columbia, Canada

Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast. The city has a population of 85,792, while the metropolitan area of Greater Victoria has a population of 367,770, making it the 15th most populous Canadian metropolitan area. Victoria is the 7th most densely populated city in Canada with 4,405.8 people per square kilometre, which is a greater population density than Toronto.

Results

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
Gold medal icon.svg Kelly Holmes Flag of England.svg  England 4:08.86
Silver medal icon.svg Paula Schnurr Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 4:09.65
Bronze medal icon.svg Gwen Griffiths Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 4:10.16
4 Leah Pells Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 4:10.82
5 Margaret Leaney Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 4:11.48
6 Jackline Maranga Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 4:12.84
7 Robyn Meagher Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 4:13.91
8 Julia Sakara Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe 4:18.11
9 Lynn Gibson Flag of England.svg  England 4:18.36
10 Palaniappan Jayanthi Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 4:24.31
11 Sheila Seebaluck Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius 4:26.45
12 Chan Man Yee Flag of Hong Kong 1959.svg  Hong Kong 4:26.95
13 Jennifer Fisher Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 4:29.96
14 Rosemary Turare Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea 4:37.17
Gifty Abankwa Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana DNF
Ann Griffiths Flag of England.svg  England DNS

References

  1. "Results". Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2015-12-21.