Turkey's Asli Cakir Alptekin

Turkey win 1500m for first athletics gold

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

10 Aug 12

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.

Lisa Dobriskey Dobriskey into 1500m final

Team GB

8 Aug 12

Lisa Dobriskey runs an excellent race as she qualifies for the finals of the women's 1500m, but world silver medallist Hannah England bows out after struggling in the home straight to finish ninth.

Excited Thomas 'so happy' after win

Athletics

19 Jun 11

Great Britain's Charlene Thomas cannot contain her excitement after winning the 1500m at the European Team Athletics in Stockholm.

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