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Encyclopedia > 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games

The World Indoor Games were arranged by the IAAF and held in Paris, France in March 1985. In 1987 the championship was renamed to the World Indoor Championships. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics (known in the US as track and field). It was founded in 1912 at its first Congress in Stockholm, Sweden by representatives from 17 national athletics federations as the International Amateur Athletics Federation. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... This article is about the year. ...

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Results

Men

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
60 m Ben Johnson
Canada Canada
6.62 Sam Graddy
United States United States
6.63 Ronald Desruelles
Belgium Belgium
6.68
200 m Aleksandr Yevgenyev
Soviet Union USSR
20.95 Ade Mafe
United Kingdom United Kingdom
20.96 João da Silva
Brazil Brazil
21.19
400 m Thomas Schönlebe
East Germany East Germany
45.60 Todd Bennett
United Kingdom United Kingdom
45.97 Mark Rowe
United States United States
46.31
800 m Colomán Trabado
Spain Spain
1:47.42 Benjamín González
Spain Spain
1:47.94 Ikem Billy
United Kingdom United Kingdom
1:48.28
1500 m Mike Hillardt
Australia Australia
3:40.27 José Luis González
Spain Spain
3:41.36 Joseph Chesire
Kenya Kenya
3:41.38
3000 m Joáo Campos
Portugal Portugal
7:57.63 Don Clary
United States United States
7:57.78 Ivan Uvizl
Czechoslovakia
7:57.92
60 m Hurdles Stéphane Caristan
France France
7.67 Javier Moracho
Spain Spain
7.69 Jon Ridgeon
United Kingdom United Kingdom
7.70
High Jump Patrik Sjöberg
Sweden Sweden
2.32 Javier Sotomayor
Cuba Cuba
2.30 Othmane Belfaa
Algeria Algeria
2.27
Pole Vault Sergey Bubka
Soviet Union USSR
5.75 Thierry Vigneron
France France
5.70 Vasiliy Bubka
Soviet Union USSR
5.60
Long Jump Jan Leitner
Czechoslovakia
7.96 Gyula Pálóczi
Hungary Hungary
7.94 Giovanni Evangelisti
Italy Italy
7.88
Triple Jump Khristo Markov
Bulgaria Bulgaria
17.22 Lázaro Betancourt
Cuba Cuba
17.15 Lázaro Balcindes
Cuba Cuba
16.83
Shot Put Remigius Machura
Czechoslovakia
21.22 Udo Beyer
East Germany East Germany
21.10 Jânis Bojars
Soviet Union USSR
19.94
5000 Metres Walk Gérard Lelievre
France France
19:06.20 Maurizio Damilano
Italy Italy
19:11.41 Dave Smith
Australia Australia
19:16.04

Benjamin Sinclair Ben Johnson (born December 30, 1961) was a Canadian athlete, best known for his disqualification for doping use after winning the 100 m final in the 1988 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Samuel Louis Sam Graddy III (born February 10, 1964) is a former American athlete and American football player, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Download high resolution version (1600x800, 6 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Soviet Union Space Shuttle Challenger Space Shuttle Enterprise Space Shuttle Columbia Space Shuttle Discovery Space Shuttle Atlantis Space Shuttle Endeavour Space exploration Shuttle Buran Modern pentathlon Football World Cup 1958 Football World Cup 1962... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... 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Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Patrik Sjöberg (born January 5, 1965) is a Swedish high jumper and previous world record holder. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Javier Sotomayor (born October 13, 1967) is a Cuban athlete who specializes in the high jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Pole vaulting is an athletics event where competitors use a long, flexible pole as an aid to leap over a bar, similar to the high jump, but at much greater heights. ... Sergey Bubka (Сергій Бубка) (born 14 December 1963 in Voroshilovgrad U.S.S.R., today Luhansk, Ukraine) is an Ukrainian (and former Soviet) athlete. ... Download high resolution version (1600x800, 6 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Soviet Union Space Shuttle Challenger Space Shuttle Enterprise Space Shuttle Columbia Space Shuttle Discovery Space Shuttle Atlantis Space Shuttle Endeavour Space exploration Shuttle Buran Modern pentathlon Football World Cup 1958 Football World Cup 1962... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Download high resolution version (1600x800, 6 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Soviet Union Space Shuttle Challenger Space Shuttle Enterprise Space Shuttle Columbia Space Shuttle Discovery Space Shuttle Atlantis Space Shuttle Endeavour Space exploration Shuttle Buran Modern pentathlon Football World Cup 1958 Football World Cup 1962... Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France jumps at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The triple jump is an athletics (track and field) event, previously also known as hop, step and jump, whose various names describe the actions a competitor takes. ... Khristo Markov (born January 27, 1965 in Dimitrovgrad) is a former triple jumper from Bulgaria, best known for becoming Olympic champion in 1988. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball, also called the shot, as far as possible. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czech_Republic. ... Download high resolution version (1701x1021, 207 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 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Women

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
60 m Silke Gladisch
East Germany East Germany
7.20 Heather Oakes
United States United States
7.21 Christelle Bulteau
France France
7.34
200 m Marita Koch
East Germany East Germany
23.09 Marie-Christine Cazier
France France
23.33 Kim Robertson
New Zealand New Zealand
23.69
400 m Diane Dixon
United States United States
53.35 Regine Berg
Belgium Belgium
53.81 Charmaine Crooks
Canada Canada
54.08
800 m Cristeana Cojocaru
Romania Romania
2:04.22 Jane Finch
United Kingdom United Kingdom
2:04.71 Maria Simeanu
Romania Romania
2:05.51
1500 m Elly van Hulst
Netherlands Netherlands
4:11.41 Fita Lovin
Romania Romania
4:11.42 Brit McRoberts
Canada Canada
4:11.83
3000 m Debbie Scott
Canada Canada
9:04.99 Agnese Possamai
Italy Italy
9:09.66 PattiSue Plumer
United States United States
9:12.12
60 m Hurdles Xénia Siska
Hungary Hungary
8.03 Laurence Elloy
France France
8.08 Anne Piquereau
France France
8.10
High Jump Stefka Kostadinova
Bulgaria Bulgaria
1.97 Susanne Lorentzon
Sweden Sweden
1.94 Debbie Brill
Canada Canada and
Danuta Bulkowska
Poland Poland and
Silvia Costa
Cuba Cuba
1.90
Long Jump Helga Radtke
East Germany East Germany
6.88 Tatyana Rodionova
Soviet Union USSR
6.72 Nijolé Medvedeva
Soviet Union USSR
6.44
Shot Put Natalya Lisovskaya
Soviet Union USSR
20.07 Ines Müller
East Germany East Germany
19.68 Nunu Abashidze
Soviet Union USSR
18.82
3000 Metres Walk Giuliana Salce
Italy Italy
12:53.42 Yan Hong
People's Republic of China People's Republic of China
13:06.66 Ann Peel
Canada Canada
13:06.97

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Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Stefka Kostadinova (born March 25, 1965, Plovdiv, Bulgaria) is a famous Bulgarian athlete specialising in the high jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Debbie Brill, OC (born March 10, 1953) is a Canadian high jump athlete who was the first North American woman to clear 6 feet. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Silvia Costa (born May 4, 1964 in Pinar del Río Province) is a former high jumper from Cuba most known for winning medals at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Championships and the 1993 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France jumps at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Download high resolution version (1701x1021, 207 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... 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Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball, also called the shot, as far as possible. ... Download high resolution version (1600x800, 6 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Soviet Union Space Shuttle Challenger Space Shuttle Enterprise Space Shuttle Columbia Space Shuttle Discovery Space Shuttle Atlantis Space Shuttle Endeavour Space exploration Shuttle Buran Modern pentathlon Football World Cup 1958 Football World Cup 1962... Download high resolution version (1701x1021, 207 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The German Democratic Republic (GDR) (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik), also commonly known as East Germany, was a communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany. ... 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Medals table

External link

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IAAF World Championships in Athletics
Outdoor
1983 | 1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007 | 2009
Indoor
1985 | 1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006

  Results from FactBites:
 
Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1497 words)
There is an indoor season, run during the winter and an outdoor season, run during the spring and summer.
Most indoor tracks are 200 meters, however, less frequently, there are smaller and larger tracks that measure from between 145 (11 laps to a mile) to 300 meters.
Indoor meets also have the addition of a 3,000 m run normally at both the collegiate and elite level instead of the 10,000 m.
IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (450 words)
The International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships were inaugurated as the World Indoor Games in 1985 in Paris, France and were subsequently renamed in 1987 as they are known today.
They have been held every two years except for when they were held in consecutive years 2003 and 2004 to facilitate the need for them to be held in alternate years to the main IAAF World Championships (outdoors) in the future.
For the 2006 championships to be held in Moscow, Russia the 200 m.
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