Athletics at the 2022 Commonwealth Games – Women's 10,000 metres

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Women's 10,000 metres
at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
VenueAlexander Stadium
Dates3 August
Competitors14 from 9 nations
Winning time30:48.60
Medalists
gold medal    Scotland
silver medal    Kenya
bronze medal    Kenya
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The women's 10,000 metres at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, as part of the athletics programme, took place in the Alexander Stadium on 3 August 2022.

Eilish McColgan won the gold medal in a new Commonwealth games record time.[1] Her mother Liz McColgan won the same event at the 1986 and 1990 Commonwealth Games.[1]

Records

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

World record  Letesenbet Gidey (ETH) 29:01.03 Hengelo, Netherlands 8 June 2021
Commonwealth record  Vivian Cheruiyot (KEN) 29:32.53 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12 August 2016
Games record  Salina Kosgei (KEN) 31:27.83 Manchester, England 30 July 2002

Schedule

The schedule was as follows:[2]

Date Time Round
Wednesday 3 August 2022 20:00 Final

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Results

Final

The medals were determined in the final.[3]

Rank Name Result Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Eilish McColgan (SCO) 30:48.60 GR
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Irene Chepet Cheptai (KEN) 30:49.52 SB
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Sheila Chepkirui (KEN) 31:09.46 SB
4  Stella Chesang (UGA) 31:14.14
5  Jessica Judd (ENG) 31:18.47
6  Samantha Harrison (ENG) 31:21.53 PB
7  Dominique Scott (RSA) 31:25.18
8  Isobel Batt-Doyle (AUS) 32:04.52
9  Sara Inglis (SCO) 32:04.74
10  Rachael Zena Chebet (UGA) 32:30.95
11  Celine Iranzi (RWA) 32:48.60 PB
12  Neheng Khatala (LES) 33:27.35 PB
13  Mathakane Letsie (LES) 36:50.62 PB
 Hannah Irwin (NIR) DNF

References

  1. ^ a b "Eilish McColgan's epic 10,000m triumph lights up Commonwealth Games". Guardian. 3 August 2022. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Women's 10,000m". Birmingham 2022. 2 August 2022. Retrieved 2 August 2022.
  3. ^ Results