2500 meter Steeplechase Event at Olympics: The steeplechase event resembles to the hurdling event. Steeplechase is an obstacle race like the hurdle events. The event was originated in the British islands from the popular category of horse racing, the steeplechase. The event included into the modern athletics is the changed version of the cross country steeplechase race which was two mile long.
The 2500 meter steeplechase event has become obsolete at the present time. The event was a part of the track and field competitions in the earlier days. Excellent speed and sound technique are the key factors for success in the 2500 meter steeplechase event. In the event, the athletes have to overcome a certain number of barriers set across the track during the race.
2500 meter Steeplechase Event in Summer Olympics: The 2500 meter steeplechase event was contested only once at the 1900 Paris Summer Games. The event was included in the men's athletics program in the Olympics.
Rules for 2500 meter Steeplechase Event at Olympics: The rules vital for the 2500 meter steeplechase event at the Summer Games were-
Medal Winners in the 2500 meter Steeplechase Event at Olympics: George Orton, Sidney Robinson and Jacques Chastanie are the athletes who won medals in the Olympic 2500 meter steeplechase competition at the 1900 Paris Summer Games.