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 Olympisch Atletiek – 5000m infographic
Graphic shows profile of 5000m event at the Olympic Games, with details of Olympic and World records.


Olympisch Atletiek – 5000m

By Chris Dinsdale

July 26, 2024 - August 11, 2024 - The 2024 summer Olympic Games, the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, take place in Paris, France. Men’s event makes debut in 1912, won by Hannes Kolehmainen of Finland, while women’s 3000m is introduced in 1984 -- upgraded to 5000m for Atlanta 1996,with Wang Junxia (CHN) taking the title.

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games feature 32 sports encompassing 329 events – fewer than the preceding Tokyo Olympics, after Baseball, Softball and Karate were axed and some other events lost medal categories.

PUBLISHED: 26/03/2024; STORY: Graphic News