World Rankings have been released. Jackson’s 2005 IAAF World Ranking is 7th. She is the highest ranked American this year in her event.
IAAF WORLD RANKINGS – Women’s 3000 Meter Steeplechase The IAAF world rankings are determined by an average of all race performances during the year. The top eight athletes in the world in each event were invited to the World Athletics Final (held in Monaco in… Read More »2005 World Rankings
Source: USATF.org During meetings this week in Lausanne, Switzerland, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee accepted an IAAF request to include the women’s 3,000m steeplechase at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The inaugural Olympic women’s steeplechase will occur during the 20th… Read More »IOC Approves Women’s Steeplechase for Next Olympics
World Athletics Final, 3000 Meter Steeplechase September 9, 2005, Monaco Automatic Timing 1-Docus Inzikuru UGA 9:21.80 2-Wioletta Janowska POL 9:25.47 3-Mardrea Hyman JAM 9:27.21 4-Livia Toth HUN 9:30.20 5-Yelena Zadorozhnaya RUS 9:32.41 6-Korene Hinds JAM 9:33.46 7-Cristina Casandra ROM 9:46.06 8-Elizabeth Jackson USA 9:46.10 9-Roisin… Read More »2005 World Athletics Final – Monaco
Jackson was the first American finisher in 9th place. She was one of only a few American distance runners to qualify for the finals in any distance event. August 8, 2005 1 Docus Inzikuru Uganda 9:18.24 (CR) 2 Yekaterina Volkova Russia 9:20.49 (PB) … Read More »2005 World Championships
Source: LetsRun.com For the first time ever in the history of the event, World Championship spots were on the line at the women’s steeplechase final at the US Championships. The event was first introduced to the US champs in 1999, but has gradually increased in… Read More »Elizabeth Jackson Books First Steeple Ticket to Helsinki
Liz Jackson, the winner in 9:39.78 (a personal best), and also the USA Champion in 1999, 2000 and 2002, was interviewed following her fourth USA National Championship win. She has the fastest American time this year, and qualified for the World Championships, to be held… Read More »Excerpts from Interviews Following Liz’s Win at the 2005 USA Championships
Race Results for the 2005 USA Track and Field Championships The top three finishers qualified for the World Championships to be held in Helsinki, Finland. Women 3000 Meter Steeplechase: Finals 1 Elizabeth Jackson Nike 9:39.78 2 Lisa Galaviz Unattached 9:40.58 3 Carrie Messner Asics 9:41.37… Read More »2005 USA Championships