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2001 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 10,000 metres

Events at the
2001 World Championships
Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
5000 m men women
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
20 km walk men women
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men women
High jump men women
Pole vault men women
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men women
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

The Men's 10,000 metres event featured at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Canada. There were a total number of 36 participating athletes, with the final being held on 8 August 2001.


  • Medalists 1
  • Records 2
  • Final 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5


Gold Charles Kamathi
Kenya (KEN)
Silver Assefa Mezgebu
Ethiopia (ETH)
Bronze Haile Gebrselassie
Ethiopia (ETH)


Standing records prior to the 2001 World Athletics Championships
World Record  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 26:22.75 June 1, 1998 Hengelo, Netherlands
Event Record  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:12.95 August 8, 1995 Gothenburg, Sweden
Season Best  Abraham Chebii (KEN) 27:04.20 May 4, 2001 Palo Alto, United States


Rank Name Result
 Charles Kamathi (KEN) 27:53.25
 Assefa Mezgebu (ETH) 27:53.97
 Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:54.41
4.  Yibeltal Admassu (ETH) 27:55.24
5.  Fabián Roncero (ESP) 27:56.07
6.  José Rios (ESP) 27:56.58
7.  Paul Malakwen Kosgei (KEN) 27:57.56
8.  John Cheruiyot Korir (KEN) 27:58.06
9.  Habte Jifar (ETH) 28:02.71
10.  Kamiel Maase (NED) 28:05.41
11.  Jaouad Gharib (MAR) 28:05.45
12.  José Manuel Martínez (ESP) 28:06.33
13.  Jeff Schiebler (CAN) 28:07.06
14.  Marco Mazza (ITA) 28:08.00
15.  Toshinari Takaoka (JPN) 28:13.99
16.  Abderrahim Goumri (MAR) 28:14.06
17.  Teodoro Vega (MEX) 28:14.77
18.  Alan Culpepper (USA) 28:18.44
19.  Abdihakem Abdirahman (USA) 28:34.38
20.  João N'Tyamba (ANG) 28:38.31
21.  Said Berioui (MAR) 28:38.80
22.  Naoki Mishiro (JPN) 28:42.68
23.  Mebrahtom Keflezighi (USA) 28:44.48
24.  Kamal Kohil (ALG) 28:52.47
25.  John Henwood (NZL) 29:01.62
 Mohammed Mourhit (BEL) DNF
 Aloys Nizigama (BDI) DNF
 José Ramos (POR) DNF

See also


  • Results

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