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5000 meters

Year  Time  
1984 Maricica Puica, ROM 8:35.96  
1988 Tatyana Samolenko, USSR 8:26.53 OR
1992 Elena Romanova, UT 8:46.04  
1996Wang Junxia, CHN14:59.88 
2000Gabriela Szabo, ROM14:40.79OR
2004 Meseret Defar, ETH14:45.65 
2008 Tirunesh Dibaba, ETH15:41.40 
2012 Meseret Defar, ETH15:04.25 

Note: Event held over 3000 meters from 1984-92.

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