Asli Cakir Cakir wins 1500m gold for Turkey

Turkey's Asli Cakir wins Olympic 1500m gold in a slow, messy race as Britain's Lisa Dobriskey finished down in 10th.

10 Aug 12

Turkey's Asli Cakir Alptekin Turkey win 1500m for first athletics gold

Turkey

10 Aug 12

Asli Cakir Alptekin secures Turkey's first ever athletics Olympic gold medal after winning the women's 1500m race.

Lisa Dobriskey British pair reach 1500m final

Team GB

8 Aug 12

GB's Lisa Dobriskey and Laura Weightman qualify for the final of the women's 1500m, but Hannah England misses out.

Great Britain's Laura Weightman Weightman delight at making 1500m final

Team GB

8 Aug 12

Great Britain's Laura Weightman narrowly makes it into the women's 1500m final after finishing seventh in her semi-final.

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Final Results

Final results by Athlete
Rank Athlete Country Medal moment Result
1 Cakir Alptekin TUR Watch: Medal moment 4:10.23
2 Bulut TUR 4:10.40
3 Jamal BRN 4:10.74
View full results for Women's 1500m

Head to Head

Lisa Dobriskey vs Hannah England

Lisa Dobriskey

Lisa Dobriskey Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

4:13.02 Women's 1500m

Height

1.71m (5'7")

Weight

56kg

Age

30

Hannah England

Hannah England Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

London 2012 results

4:06.35 Women's 1500m

Height

1.77m (5'10")

Weight

54kg

Age

27

View the London 2012 medallist table