[Gold]Tatiana Tomashova, Russia
[Silver]Yelena Zadorozhnaya, Russia
[Bronze]Olga Yegorova, Russia
No nation has ever swept a women's race this long at the Olympics.
[Gold]Elvan Abeylegesse, Turkey
[Silver]Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia
[Bronze]Jane Wanjiku, Kenya
Abeylegesse, a former Ethiopian, is the first Turk to hold a world track record.
[Gold]Berhane Adere, Ethiopia
[Silver]Werknesh Kidane, Ethiopia
[Bronze]Derartu Tulu, Ethiopia
Ethiopia made Tulu, a double Olympic champ, an 11th-hour roster addition.
[Gold] Paula Radcliffe, Great Britain
[Silver]Catherine Ndereba, Kenya
[Bronze]Elfinesh Alemu, Ethiopia
Radcliffe's name aptly anagrams to: Full pace...afraid?
[Gold] Gail Devers, U.S.
[Silver] Perdita Felicien, Canada
[Bronze]Brigitte Foster, Jamaica
Devers has won the U.S. hurdles title 10 times but never the Olympic crown.