Elvan ABEYLEGESSE

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Turkey Turkey
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    11 SEP 1982
    ATHLETE'S IAAF CODE
    171056

Current World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Score
Women's Marathon 280 1128
Women's Overall Ranking 1251 1128

Highest Ever World Ranking Positions

Discipline Place Duration
Women's Marathon 237 for 2 weeks
Women's Overall Ranking 1248 for 1 week
Highest ever World Rankings position is considered from 1/1/2019

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:58.28 Moskva (RUS) 30 MAY 2004 1219
2000 Metres 5:33.83 Istanbul (TUR) 07 JUN 2003 1171
3000 Metres 8:31.94 Bruxelles (BEL) 30 AUG 2002 1202
5000 Metres 14:24.68 Bergen (NOR) 11 JUN 2004 1233
10,000 Metres 30:21.67 Antalya (TUR) 15 APR 2006 1228
10 Kilometres 30:57 Istanbul (TUR) 14 MAY 2006 1216
15 Kilometres 49:29 * Istanbul (TUR) 11 NOV 2012 1127
20 Kilometres 1:05:41 Paris (FRA) 14 OCT 2012 1161
Half Marathon 1:07:07 Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 19 FEB 2010 1217
Marathon 2:29:30 Istanbul (TUR) 17 NOV 2013 1138

Legend

* Not legal.

Indoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
3000 Metres 9:08.82 Pireaus (GRE) 18 FEB 2001 1098

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 2018

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
Half Marathon 1:12:27 Bucuresti (ROU) 13 MAY 2018 1088
Marathon 2:32:23 Istanbul (TUR) 11 NOV 2018 1109

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
2010 4:15.23 Bursa (TUR) 05 JUN 2010
2007 4:18.42 Izmir (TUR) 21 MAY 2007
2006 4:11.61 Izmir (TUR) 08 JUL 2006
2004 3:58.28 Moskva (RUS) 30 MAY 2004
2003 4:07.25 Beograd (SRB) 25 MAY 2003
2002 4:11.00 Izmir (TUR) 12 MAY 2002
2001 4:11.31 Istanbul (TUR) 28 JUL 2001
2000 4:20.82 Mannheim (GER) 12 AUG 2000

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2003 5:33.83 Istanbul (TUR) 07 JUN 2003

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 9:13.78 Vila Real de Santo António (POR) 25 MAY 2013
2007 9:09.45 Albufeira (POR) 26 MAY 2007
2006 8:54.03 Valencia (ESP) 27 MAY 2006
2005 8:54.00 Lagos (POR) 28 MAY 2005
2004 8:35.83 Doha (QAT) 14 MAY 2004
2003 8:42.29 Izmir (TUR) 11 MAY 2003
2002 8:31.94 Bruxelles (BEL) 30 AUG 2002
2001 8:53.42 Grosseto (ITA) 21 JUL 2001
2000 9:28.20 Santiago de Chile (CHI) 22 OCT 2000
1999 9:08.29 Bydgoszcz (POL) 17 JUL 1999

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 15:55.05 Vila Real de Santo António (POR) 26 MAY 2013
2012 16:21.96 Izmir (TUR) 20 MAY 2012
2010 14:31.52 Paris-St-Denis (FRA) 16 JUL 2010
2007 15:58.84 Albufeira (POR) 27 MAY 2007
2006 14:59.29 Göteborg (SWE) 12 AUG 2006
2005 15:08.59 Lagos (POR) 29 MAY 2005
2004 14:24.68 Bergen (NOR) 11 JUN 2004
2003 14:53.56 Paris (FRA) 30 AUG 2003
2002 15:00.49 Hengelo (NED) 02 JUN 2002
2001 15:21.12 Grosseto (ITA) 20 JUL 2001
2000 16:33.77 Santiago de Chile (CHI) 17 OCT 2000
1999 16:06.40 Riga (LAT) 06 AUG 1999

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2013 32:59.30 Mersin (TUR) 26 JUN 2013
2010 31:10.23 Barcelona (ESP) 28 JUL 2010
2007 31:25.15 Ferrara (ITA) 07 APR 2007
2006 30:21.67 Antalya (TUR) 15 APR 2006
2001 32:29.20 Tunis (TUN) 12 SEP 2001

Outdoor

10 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2010 31:58 San Juan (PUR) 28 FEB 2010
2006 30:57 Istanbul (TUR) 14 MAY 2006

Outdoor

20 Kilometres

Performance Place Date
2012 1:05:41 Paris (FRA) 14 OCT 2012

Outdoor

Half Marathon

Performance Place Date
2018 1:12:27 Bucuresti (ROU) 13 MAY 2018
2014 1:15:58 København (DEN) 29 MAR 2014
2013 1:10:32 Nice (FRA) 21 APR 2013
2010 1:07:07 Ras Al Khaimah (UAE) 19 FEB 2010

Outdoor

Marathon

Performance Place Date
2018 2:32:23 Istanbul (TUR) 11 NOV 2018
2014 2:29:46 Zürich (SUI) 16 AUG 2014
2013 2:29:30 Istanbul (TUR) 17 NOV 2013

Indoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
2000/01 9:08.82 Pireaus (GRE) 18 FEB 2001

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
8. 1500 Metres 4:00.67 Athina (GRE) 28 AUG 2004

Honours - World Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
5. 5000 Metres 14:53.56 Paris (FRA) 30 AUG 2003

Honours - World Cross Country Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
9. U20 Race 22:03 Belfast (GBR) 27 MAR 1999

Honours - World (Continental) Cup

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
4. 5000 Metres 16:10.36 Split (CRO) 05 SEP 2010

Honours - World U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
6. 3000 Metres 9:28.20 Santiago de Chile (CHI) 22 OCT 2000
6. 5000 Metres 16:33.77 Santiago de Chile (CHI) 17 OCT 2000

Honours - European Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:54.44 Barcelona (ESP) 01 AUG 2010
1. 10,000 Metres 31:10.23 Barcelona (ESP) 28 JUL 2010
3. 5000 Metres 14:59.29 Göteborg (SWE) 12 AUG 2006
5. Marathon 2:29:46 Zürich (SUI) 16 AUG 2014
7. 5000 Metres 15:24.41 München (GER) 10 AUG 2002

Honours - World Athletics Final

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 14:59.19 Monaco (MON) 18 SEP 2004
1. 5000 Metres 14:56.25 Monaco (MON) 13 SEP 2003

Honours - European Cup 10,000m

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 31:25.15 Ferrara (ITA) 07 APR 2007
1. 10,000 Metres 30:21.67 Antalya (TUR) 15 APR 2006

Honours - European Team Championships 1st League

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 15:09.31 Budapest (HUN) 20 JUN 2010
1. 3000 Metres 8:49.14 Istanbul (TUR) 19 JUN 2004

Honours - European U23 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 5000 Metres 15:16.79 Bydgoszcz (POL) 20 JUL 2003

Honours - European U20 Championships

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 3000 Metres 8:53.42 Grosseto (ITA) 21 JUL 2001
1. 5000 Metres 15:21.12 Grosseto (ITA) 20 JUL 2001
2. 5000 Metres 16:06.40 Riga (LAT) 06 AUG 1999
Results in:

Half Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
13 MAY 2018 Bucuresti Half Marathon ROUROU E F 3. 1:12:27
30 JUN 2018 Tarragona Mediterran Games ESPESP C F 4. 1:18:47

Marathon

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
11 NOV 2018 Istanbul Marathon TURTUR GL F 5. 2:32:23