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1997 European Athletics U23 Championships – Women's 1500 metres

The women's 1500 metres event at the 1997 European Athletics U23 Championships was held in Turku, Finland, on 12 July 1997.[1][2]


Gold Andrea Šuldesová
 Czech Republic
Silver Lidia Chojecka
Bronze Natalya Chernyshova



12 July

Rank Name Nationality Time Notes
1st place, gold medalist(s) Andrea Šuldesová  Czech Republic 4:13.92
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Lidia Chojecka  Poland 4:14.70
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Natalya Chernyshova  Ukraine 4:15.43
4 Oksana Zheleznyak  Russia 4:16.20
5 Marta Domínguez  Spain 4:16.95
6 Brigitta Tusai  Hungary 4:17.17
7 Doreen Walter  Germany 4:17.48
8 Céline Rajot  France 4:18.03
9 Cristina Grosu  Romania 4:19.48
10 Rocío Rodríguez  Spain 4:19.68
11 Anna Łopaciuch  Poland 4:19.85
12 Maria Ungureanu  Romania 4:20.07
13 Hanne Lyngstad  Norway 4:20.93
14 Micaela Allen  Italy 4:21.05
15 Sara Palmas  Italy 4:24.00
16 Rashida Khayrutdinova  Russia 4:24.78


According to an unofficial count, 16 athletes from 11 countries participated in the event.


  1. ^ European Athletics U23 Championships Ostrava 2011 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK - 1st European Athletics U23 Championships - Turku, Finland 10.7. - 13.7.1997 (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 5–16, retrieved 24 October 2014
  2. ^ Gordon, Ed, European Championships for Under 23 (Turku, Finland),, archived from the original on 12 November 2007, retrieved 24 October 2014((citation)): CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
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