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5000 metres

Definition of the noun 5000 metres

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  1. [athletics] A long-distance running race over 5000 metres.


  1. The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run is a common long-distance running event in track and field. It is one of the track events in the Olympic Games and the World Championships in Athletics. The 5000 m track race is usually distinguished from its road running counterpart, the 5K run, by referring to the distance in metres, rather than kilometres.
    • also known as 5000米赛跑
  2. 5000 metres a.k.a. 5000m is a sport.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia of Sports and Games (1995)

by Gaurav Goel, Veena Goel

For races exceeding 5000 metres and for walking events a number of lap scorers shall be appointed and provided with lap scoring cards on which they shall record the times over each lap (as given to them by an official/time keeper) of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Petroleum Science and Engineering (2003)

by S. L. Sah

Other natural gas resources emerging during 1990s include gas from very deep wells 5000 metres or more below the ground. Completing a gas well usually costs more than drilling it in the first place. That is why the well must be evaluated ...

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