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Encyclopedia > 1987 World Championships in Athletics

The 2nd World Championships in Athletics under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations were held in the Olympic Stadium in Rome, Italy between August 28 and September 6. The World Championships in Athletics is an event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations. ... 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. ... Stadio Olimpico is a stadium in Rome, Italy. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1285 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ...

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Men's Results

Track

1983 |1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 The inaugural World Championships in Athletics were run under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations and were held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland between August 7 and August 14. ... The 3rd World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan between August 23 and September 1. ... The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22. ... The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden between August 5 and August 13. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Carl Lewis
United States USA
9.93 Ray Stewart
Jamaica JAM
10.08 Linford Christie
United Kingdom UK
10.14
200 m Calvin Smith
United States USA
20.16 Gilles Quenéhervé
France FRA
20.16 John Regis
United Kingdom UK
20.18
400 m Thomas Schönlebe
East Germany DDR
44.33 Innocent Egbunike
Nigeria NGA
44.56 Butch Reynolds
United States USA
44.80
800 m Billy Konchellah
Kenya KEN
1:43:06 Peter Elliott
United Kingdom UK
1:43:41 José Luiz Barbosa
Brazil BRA
1:43:76
1500 m Abdi Bile
Somalia SOM
3:36:80 José Luis González
Spain ESP
3:38:03 Jim Spivey
United States USA
3:38:82
5,000 m Saïd Aouita
Morocco MAR
13:26:44 Domingos Castro
Portugal PRT
13:27:59 Jack Buckner
United Kingdom UK
13:27:74
10,000 m Paul Kipkoech
Kenya KEN
27:38:63 Francesco Panetta
Italy ITA
27:48:98 Hansjörg Kunze
East Germany DDR
27:50:26
Marathon Douglas Wakiihuri
Kenya KEN
2:11:48 Ahmed Salah
Djibouti DJI
2:12:30 Gelindo Bordin
Italy ITA
2:12:40
110 m Hurdles Greg Foster
United States USA
13.21 Jon Ridgeon
United Kingdom UK
13.29 Colin Jackson
United Kingdom UK
13.38
400 m Hurdles Edwin Moses
United States USA
47.46 Danny Harris
United States USA
47.48 Harald Schmid
West Germany DEU
47.48
3,000 m Steeplechase Francesco Panetta
Italy ITA
8:08:57 Hagen Melzer
East Germany DDR
8:10:32 William Van Dijck
 BEL
8:12:18
20 km Walk Maurizio Damilano
Italy ITA
1:20:45 Jozef Pribilinec
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
1:21:07 José Marín
Spain ESP
1:21:24
50 km Walk Hartwig Gauder
East Germany DDR
3:43:08 Ronald Weigel
East Germany DDR
3:43:42 Vyacheslav Ivanenko
Soviet Union USSR
3:49:03
4 x 100 m Relay USA 37.90 USSR 38.02 Jamaica 38.41
4 x 400 m Relay USA 2:57.29 Great Britain 2:58.86 Cuba 2:59.16

Sprints are races in athletics. ... Frederick Carlton Carl Lewis (born July 1, 1961) was a controversial American athlete who won 10 Olympic medals (9 golds) during his career (1984 to 1996), and 8 World Championship gold medals, and 1 bronze (1983 to 1993) but around whom there has always been rumours of performance enhancing drugs... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... ‹The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... National motto: Out of Many One People Official language English Capital and largest city Kingston Monarch Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General Sir Howard Cooke Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... Linford Christie (born April 2, 1960)is a former British athlete and the only man ever to win Olympic, Word, Commonweath and European 100m gold medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Calvin Smith (born January 8, 1961) is a former sprint athlete from the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Motto : Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (French: Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood) Anthem: La Marseillaise Capital Paris 48°51′ N 2°20′ E Largest city Paris Official language French1 Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Prime Minister Unitary republic Jacques Chirac Dominique de Villepin Formation 843 (Treaty of Verdun) (5th Republic: 1958) Area  â€¢ Total2  â€¢ Metropolitan France3 674,843... John Regis (born October 13, 1966 in Lewisham) is a retired English athlete who mainly competed in the 200 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Thomas Schönlebe (born August 6, 1965 in Frauenstein, Erzgebirge, Saxony) is a former (East) German 400 metres runner who won the gold medal at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics in Rome. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Innocent Egbunike (born November 30, 1961) is a former sprinter from Nigeria who won an Olympic bronze medal in 4 x 400 metres relay in Los Angeles 1984. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... National motto: Unity and Strength, Peace and Progress Official language English Capital Abuja Largest city Lagos President Olusegun Obasanjo Vice-President Atiku Abubakar Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 31st 923,768 km² 1. ... Butch Reynolds was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Billy Konchellah is a former Kenyan 800m runner who won two consecutive World Championship gold medals in Rome 1987 and Tokyo 1991. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Motto: Harambee (Swahili: Let us all pull together) Anthem: Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu (Oh God of All Creation) Capital Nairobi Largest city Nairobi Official language(s) English, Swahili Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km² (46th) 2. ... Peter Elliott (born 1962) was a British middle distance runner who won several medals at international championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... José Luiz Barbosa (born 1961) was a Brazilian 800m runner who won the silver medal at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... National motto (Portuguese): Ordem e Progresso (Translated: Order and Progress) Official language Portuguese Capital Brasilia Largest city São Paulo Government  â€¢ President  â€¢ Vice President Democratic federal republic Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva José Alencar Gomes da Silva Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ % water Ranked 5th 8,547,403 km² 0. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Abdi Bile (born December 28, 1962 in Los Anod) is a former middle distance runner from Somalia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Somalia. ... Motto: None Anthem: Somalian National Anthem Capital Mogadishu Largest city Mogadishu Official language(s) Somali Government President (de jure) Prime Minister (de jure) none Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed Ali Muhammad Ghedi Independence  - Merged territory From the United Kingdom and Italy July 1, 1960 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   637,657 km² (41st) 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Motto: Plus Ultra (Latin: Further Beyond) Anthem: Marcha Real Capital Madrid Largest city Madrid Official language(s) Spanish1 Government King Pres. ... Jim Spivey is a former American middle distance runner who won a bronze medal at the World Championships in Rome 1987 over 1500m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Saïd Aouita (born November 2, 1959) is a former Moroccan athlete, winner of 5000 meters at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Motto: الله، الوطن، الملك (Allāh, al WaÅ£an, al Malik = God, Country, King) Anthem: Hymne Cherifien Capital Rabat Largest city Casablanca Official language(s) Arabic Government King Prime Minister Constitutional Monarchy Mohammed VI Driss Jettou Independence From France March 2, 1956 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   446,550 km² (56th) - Population  â€¢ 2004 est. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Motto: none Anthem: A Portuguesa Capital Lisbon Largest city Lisbon Official language(s) Portuguese Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Jorge Sampaio José Sócrates Formation Independence Recognized 868 June 24, 1128 October 5, 1143 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   92,391 km² (111th) 0. ... Born in 1961, Jack Buckner was one of the many British athletes of the mid 1980s who dominated track and field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Motto: Harambee (Swahili: Let us all pull together) Anthem: Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu (Oh God of All Creation) Capital Nairobi Largest city Nairobi Official language(s) English, Swahili Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km² (46th) 2. ... Francesco Panetta (born 1963) is a former Italian long-distance runner who won several medals at international championships in the 1980s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_2. ... Official language Italian1 Capital and largest city Rome President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 71st 301,336 km² 2. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Motto: Harambee (Swahili: Let us all pull together) Anthem: Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu (Oh God of All Creation) Capital Nairobi Largest city Nairobi Official language(s) English, Swahili Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km² (46th) 2. ... Ahmed Salah (born December 31, 1956 in Ali Sabieh) is a former long-distance runner from Djibouti, best known for winning a bronze medal in marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Djibouti. ... National motto: — Official languages Arabic, French Capital Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh Prime Minister Dileita Mohamed Dileita Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 147th 23,000 km² 0% Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 161st 460,700 21/km² Independence June 27, 1977 Currency Franc (DJF) Time zone UTC+3 National anthem Flag... Gelindo Bordin (April 2, 1959) is a former Italian athlete, winner of the marathon race at the 1988 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_2. ... Official language Italian1 Capital and largest city Rome President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 71st 301,336 km² 2. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Greg Foster (born: April 4, 1958) in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America was a hurdling athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... This article is about the Welsh athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... At World Championship 1987 Edwin Corley Moses (born in Dayton, Ohio August 31, 1955) is an American track and field athlete who won gold medals in the 400-meter hurdles at the 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Danny Harris (born September 7, 1965 in Torrance, CA) is a former American 400mH runner who won silver medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the 1987 World Championships in Rome. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Harald Schmid (born 29 September 1957 in Hanau, Germany) is a former German track-and-field athlet. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... West Germany was the informal but almost universally used name for the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 until 1990, during which years the Federal Republic did not yet include East Germany. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Francesco Panetta (born 1963) is a former Italian long-distance runner who won several medals at international championships in the 1980s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_2. ... Official language Italian1 Capital and largest city Rome President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 71st 301,336 km² 2. ... Hagen Melzer (born June 16, 1959 in Bautzen) is a fomer (East) German middle and long distance runner who won the gold medal over 3000m steeplechase at the 1986 European Championships in Athletics in Stuttgart. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Motto: Dutch: Eendracht maakt macht; French: Lunion fait la force; German: Einigkeit macht stark (English: Strength lies in unity) Anthem: The Brabançonne (The Song of Brabant) Capital Brussels Largest city Brussels Official language(s) Dutch, French, German Government King Prime Minister Constitutional Monarchy Albert II Guy Verhofstadt Independence... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy_2. ... Official language Italian1 Capital and largest city Rome President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 71st 301,336 km² 2. ... flag of the CSSR File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Motto: Plus Ultra (Latin: Further Beyond) Anthem: Marcha Real Capital Madrid Largest city Madrid Official language(s) Spanish1 Government King Pres. ... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... 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Field

1983 |1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 The inaugural World Championships in Athletics were run under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations and were held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland between August 7 and August 14. ... The 3rd World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan between August 23 and September 1. ... The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22. ... The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden between August 5 and August 13. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Long Jump Carl Lewis
United States USA
8.67 Robert Emmiyan
Soviet Union USSR
8.53 Larry Myricks
United States USA
8.33
Triple Jump Khristo Markov
Bulgaria BUL
17.92 Mike Conley
United States USA
17.67 Oleg Sakirkin
Soviet Union USSR
17.43
High Jump Patrik Sjöberg
Sweden SWE
2.38 Gennadiy Avdeyenko
Soviet Union USSR
Igor Paklin
Soviet Union USSR
2.38
Pole Vault Sergey Bubka
Soviet Union USSR
5.85 Thierry Vigneron
France FRA
5.80 Rodion Gataullin
Soviet Union USSR
5.80
Shot Put Werner Günthör
Switzerland CHE
22.23 Alessandro Andrei
Italy ITA
21.88 John Brenner
United States USA
21.75
Discus Jürgen Schult
East Germany DDR
68.74 John Powell
United States USA
66.22 Luis Delís
Cuba CUB
66.02
Hammer Sergey Litvinov
Soviet Union USSR
83.06 Jüri Tamm
Soviet Union USSR
80.84 Ralf Haber
East Germany DDR
80.76
Javelin Seppo Räty
Finland FIN
83.54 Viktor Yevsyukov
Soviet Union USSR
82.52 Jan Železný
Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
82.20
Decathlon Torsten Voss
East Germany DDR
8680 Siegfried Wentz
West Germany DEU
8461 Pavel Tarnovetskiy
Soviet Union USSR
8375

Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France jumps at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Frederick Carlton Carl Lewis (born July 1, 1961) was a controversial American athlete who won 10 Olympic medals (9 golds) during his career (1984 to 1996), and 8 World Championship gold medals, and 1 bronze (1983 to 1993) but around whom there has always been rumours of performance enhancing drugs... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Robert Emmiyan (born February 16, 1965) is a retired long jumper who represented USSR and later Armenia. ... 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_States. ... 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. ... Motto: Съединението прави силата (English: Union provides strength) Anthem: Mila Rodino Capital Sofia Largest city Sofia Official language(s) Bulgarian Government President Prime Minister parliamentary democracy Georgi Parvanov (BSP) Sergey Stanishev (BSP) Independence  - Gained autonomy  - Declared From the Ottoman Empire March 3, 1878 September 22, 1908 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   111,001. ... Michael Mike Conley (born October 5, 1962 in Chicago) is an American track & field athlete competing in the triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Oleg Sakirkin (born January 23, 1966 in Chimkent, Russia) is a retired triple jumper who represented the USSR and later Kazakhstan. ... 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... 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. ... Motto: none1 Anthem: Du gamla, Du fria (Swedish: Thou Ancient, Thou Free) (de facto) 2 Capital Stockholm Largest city Stockholm Official language(s) Swedish (de facto) 3 Government  â€¢King  â€¢Prime Minister Constitutional monarchy, Parliamentarism Carl XVI Gustaf Göran Persson Consolidation no established date Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   449,964 km... Gennadiy Avdeyenko (born November 4, 1963 in Odessa) is a retired athlete who represented USSR and later Ukraine. ... 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... Igor Paklin (born June 15, 1963) is a retired athlete who represented USSR and later Kyrgyzstan. ... 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Women's Results

Track

1983 |1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 The inaugural World Championships in Athletics were run under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations and were held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland between August 7 and August 14. ... The 3rd World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan between August 23 and September 1. ... The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22. ... The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden between August 5 and August 13. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Silke Gladisch
East Germany DDR
10.90 Heike Drechsler
East Germany DDR
11.00 Merlene Ottey
Jamaica JAM
11.04
200 m Silke Gladisch
East Germany DDR
21.74 Florence Griffith-Joyner
United States USA
21.96 Merlene Ottey
Jamaica JAM
22.06
400 m Olga Bryzgina
Soviet Union USSR
49.38 Petra Müller
East Germany DDR
49.94 Kirsten Emmelmann
East Germany DDR
50.20
800 m Sigrun Wodars
East Germany DDR
1:55.26 Christine Wachtel
East Germany DDR
1:55.32 Lyubov Gurina
Soviet Union USSR
1:55.56
1500 m Tatyana Samolenko
Soviet Union USSR
3:58.56 Hildegard Körner
East Germany DDR
3:58.67 Doina Melinte
Romania ROU
3:59.27
3000 m Tatyana Samolenko
Soviet Union USSR
8:38.73 Marcicia Puica
Romania ROU
8:39.45 Ulrike Bruns
East Germany DDR
8:40.30
10,000 m Ingrid Kristiansen
Norway NOR
31:05.85 Yelena Zhupiyova
Soviet Union USSR
31:09.40 Kathrin Ullrich
Soviet Union USSR
31:11.34
Marathon Rosa Mota
Portugal PRT
2:25:17 Zoya Ivanova
Soviet Union USSR
2:32:38 Jocelyne Villeton
France FRA
2:32:53
100 m Hurdles Ginka Zagorcheva
Bulgaria BUL
12.34 Gloria Uibel
East Germany DDR
12.44 Cornelia Oschkenat
East Germany DDR
12.46
400 m Hurdles Yekaterina Fesenko
Soviet Union USSR
54.14 Ana Ambraziené
Soviet Union USSR
54.15 Ellen Fiedler
East Germany DDR
54.55
10 km Walk Irina Strakhova
Soviet Union USSR
44:12 Kerry Saxby
Australia AUS
43:13 Yan Hong
 CHN
43:13
4 x 100 m Relay USA 41.58 East Germany 41.95 USSR 42.33
4 x 400 m Relay East Germany 3:18.63 USSR 3:19.50 USA 3:21.04

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Motto: none Anthem: March of the Volunteers Capital Beijing Largest city Shanghai Official language(s) Chinese1 Government President Premier Communist one-party state2 Hu Jintao Wen Jiabao Establishment  - Declared October 1, 1949 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   9,596,9602 km² (4th) 2. ... During a relay race, members of a team take turns swimming or running (usually with a baton) parts of a circuit or performing a certain action. ... During a relay race, members of a team take turns swimming or running (usually with a baton) parts of a circuit or performing a certain action. ...

Field

1983 |1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 The inaugural World Championships in Athletics were run under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations and were held at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland between August 7 and August 14. ... The 3rd World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan between August 23 and September 1. ... The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22. ... The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden between August 5 and August 13. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Long Jump Jackie Joyner-Kersee
United States USA
7.36 Yelena Belevskaya
Soviet Union USSR
7.14 Heike Drechsler
East Germany DDR
7.13
high jump Stefka Kostadinova
Bulgaria BUL
2.09 Tamara Bykova
Soviet Union USSR
2.04 Susanne Beyer
East Germany DDR
1.99
Shot Put Natalya Lisovskaya
Soviet Union USSR
21.24 Kathrin Neimke
East Germany DDR
21.21 Ines Müller
East Germany DDR
20.76
Discus Martina Hellmann
East Germany DDR
71.62 Diana Gansky
East Germany DDR
70.12 Tzvetanka Khristova
Bulgaria BUL
68.82
javelin throw Fatima Whitbread
United Kingdom UK
76.64 Petra Felke
East Germany DDR
71.76 Beate Peters
East Germany DDR
68.82
Heptathlon Jackie Joyner-Kersee
United States USA
7128 Larisa Nikitina
Soviet Union USSR
6564 Jane Frederick
United States USA
6502

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Medal table by country

Position Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1. USA 10 4 6 20
2. East Germany 9 11 9 29
3. USSR 7 13 7 27
4. Bulgaria 3 0 1 4
5. Kenya 3 0 0 3
6. Italy 2 2 1 5
7. Great Britain 1 3 4 8
8. Portugal 1 1 0 2
9= Finland 1 0 0 1
9= Morocco 1 0 0 1
9= Norway 1 0 0 1
9= Somalia 1 0 0 1
9= Sweden 1 0 0 1
9= Switzerland 1 0 0 1
15. France 0 2 1 3
16. Jamaica 0 1 3 4
17= Czechoslovakia 0 1 1 2
17= Spain 0 1 1 2
17= West Germany 0 1 1 2
20= Australia 0 1 0 1
20= Djibouti 0 1 0 1
20= Nigeria 0 1 0 1
23. Cuba 0 0 2 2
24= Belgium 0 0 1 1
24= Brazil 0 0 1 1
24= China 0 0 1 1
24= Romania 0 0 1 1

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References

  • http://www2.iaaf.org/results/past/WCH87/index.html


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