Athletics at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – Women's 1500 metres

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Women's 1500 metres
at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Venue Carrara Stadium
Dates9 April (heats)
10 April (final)
Competitors19 from 12 nations
Winning time4:00.71 GR
Medalists
Gold medal icon.svg   Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Silver medal icon.svg   Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Bronze medal icon.svg   Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
  2014
2022  

The women's 1500 metres at the 2018 Commonwealth Games , as part of the athletics programme, took place in the Carrara Stadium on 9 and 10 April 2018. [1]

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Caster Semenya won the 1500 m Commonwealth Games title in a Games record and South African record time of 4:00.71 minutes. Her hyperandrogenic condition remained a point of controversy amongst her competitors, with Australian Brittany McGowan saying that it was "tough for a lot of women" to compare in performance. [2]

Records

Prior to this competition, the existing world and Games records were as follows: [3]

World record Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Genzebe Dibaba  (ETH)3:50.07 Fontvieille, Monaco 17 July 2015
Games record Flag of Kenya.svg  Hellen Obiri  (KEN)4:04.43 Glasgow, Scotland 28 July 2014

Schedule

The schedule was as follows: [1]

DateTimeRound
Monday 9 April 201819:25First round
Tuesday 10 April 201822:04Final

All times are Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)

Results

First round

The first round consisted of two heats. The four fastest competitors per heat (plus four fastest losers) advanced to the final. [4]

In addition, the track referee ruled that Zoe Buckman and Sarah McDonald were sufficiently impeded by Winny Chebet (who fell during the second heat) to merit being advanced to the final. [5]

Heat 1
RankOrderNameResultNotesQual.
110Flag of South Africa.svg  Caster Semenya  (RSA)4:05.86 Q
22Flag of Australia.svg  Georgia Griffith  (AUS)4:06.41 PB Q
36Flag of Kenya.svg  Mary Wangari Kuria  (KEN)4:06.58 SB Q
41Flag of Wales 2.svg  Melissa Courtney  (WAL)4:06.63 Q
59Flag of Scotland.svg  Eilish McColgan  (SCO)4:06.88 q
63Ulster banner.svg  Ciara Mageean  (NIR)4:07.78 q
75Flag of England.svg  Katie Snowden  (ENG)4:08.00 q
87Flag of England.svg  Jessica Judd  (ENG)4:08.87 q
94Flag of Rwanda.svg  Beatha Nishimwe  (RWA)4:14.96 SB
108Flag of Lesotho.svg  Mokulubete Makatisi  (LES)4:41.19
Heat 2
RankOrderNameResultNotesQual.
17Flag of Kenya.svg  Beatrice Chepkoech  (KEN)4:08.29 Q
25Flag of Uganda.svg  Winnie Nanyondo  (UGA)4:08.49 Q
32Flag of Australia.svg  Linden Hall  (AUS)4:08.64 Q
48Flag of Scotland.svg  Stephanie Twell  (SCO)4:08.66 Q
51Flag of England.svg  Sarah McDonald  (ENG)4:09.54R 162.2a q
66Flag of Canada.svg  Gabriela Stafford  (CAN)4:09.59
74Flag of Cyprus.svg  Natalia Evangelidou  (CYP)4:10.98 NR
89Flag of Australia.svg  Zoe Buckman  (AUS)4:11.78R 162.2a q
93Flag of Kenya.svg  Winny Chebet  (KEN)4:20.67

Final

The medals were determined in the final. [3]

RankOrderNameResultNotes
Gold medal icon.svg12Flag of South Africa.svg  Caster Semenya  (RSA)4:00.71 GR , NR
Silver medal icon.svg8Flag of Kenya.svg  Beatrice Chepkoech  (KEN)4:03.09 PB
Bronze medal icon.svg1Flag of Wales 2.svg  Melissa Courtney  (WAL)4:03.44 PB
47Flag of Australia.svg  Linden Hall  (AUS)4:03.67 SB
56Flag of Australia.svg  Georgia Griffith  (AUS)4:04.17 PB
614Flag of Scotland.svg  Eilish McColgan  (SCO)4:04.30
713Flag of Scotland.svg  Stephanie Twell  (SCO)4:05.56 SB
82Flag of England.svg  Sarah McDonald  (ENG)4:05.77
95Flag of Kenya.svg  Mary Wangari Kuria  (KEN)4:05.88 SB
103Flag of Uganda.svg  Winnie Nanyondo  (UGA)4:06.05 PB
119Flag of England.svg  Katie Snowden  (ENG)4:06.55
1211Flag of Australia.svg  Zoe Buckman  (AUS)4:06.76
134Ulster banner.svg  Ciara Mageean  (NIR)4:07.41
1410Flag of England.svg  Jessica Judd  (ENG)4:08.82

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References

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  3. 1 2 Athletics | Women's 1500m - Final (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 164. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
  4. Athletics | Women's 1500m - Round 1 (PDF). Gold Coast 2018. p. 168. Retrieved 21 April 2018.
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