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Encyclopedia > 1993 World Championships in Athletics

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 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. ... The Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion is a stadium located in Stuttgart, Germany. ... , City Center seen from Weinsteige Road Castle Solitude The 1956 TV Tower The Weissenhof Estate in 1927 Stuttgart (IPA: []) is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. ... is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


The 1993 World Championships was the final time the women's 3000 m would be contested. At subsequent Championships the race was replaced by the longer 5000 m.

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Men's Results

Track

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 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 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 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. ... The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Linford Christie
 United Kingdom
9.87
AR
Andre Cason
 United States
9.92 Dennis Mitchell
 United States
9.99
200 m Frankie Fredericks
 Namibia
19.85
AR
John Regis
 United Kingdom
19.94 Carl Lewis
 United States
19.99
400 m Michael Johnson
 United States
43.65 Butch Reynolds
 United States
44.13 Samson Kitur
 Kenya
44.54
800 m Paul Ruto
 Kenya
1:44.71 Giuseppe D'Urso
 Italy
1:44.86 Billy Konchellah
 Kenya
1:44.89
1500 m Noureddine Morceli
 Algeria
3:34.24 Fermin Cacho Ruiz
 Spain
3:35.56 Abdi Bile
 Somalia
3:35.96
5,000 m Ismael Kirui
 Kenya
13:02.75 Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
13:03.17 Fita Bayisa
 Ethiopia
13:05.40
10,000 m Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
27:46.02 Moses Tanui
 Kenya
27:46.54 Richard Chelimo
 Kenya
28:06.02
Marathon Mark Plaatjes
 United States
2:13:57 Lucketz Swartbooi
 Namibia
2:14:11 Bert van Vlaanderen
 Netherlands
2:15:12
110 m Hurdles Colin Jackson
 United Kingdom
12.91
WR
Tony Jarrett
 United Kingdom
13.00 Jack Pierce
 United States
13.06
400 m Hurdles Kevin Young
 United States
47.18 Samuel Matete
 Zambia
47.60 Winthrop Graham
 Jamaica
47.62
3,000 m Steeplechase Moses Kiptanui
 Kenya
8:06.36
CR
Patrick Sang
 Kenya
8:07.53 Alessandro Lambruschini
 Italy
8:08.78
20 km Walk Valentin Massana
 Spain
1:22:31 Giovanni De Benedictis
 Italy
1:23:06 Daniel Plaza
 Spain
1:23:18
50 km Walk Jesús Ángel García
 Spain
3:41:41 Valentin Kononen
 Finland
3:42:02 Valeriy Spitsyn
 Russia
3:42:50
4 x 100 m Relay Jon Drummond, Andre Cason, Dennis Mitchell, Leroy Burrell
 United States
37.48 Colin Jackson, Tony Jarrett, John Regis, Linford Christie
 United Kingdom
37.77
AR
Robert Esmie, Glenroy Gilbert, Bruny Surin, Atlee Mahorn
 Canada
37.83
NR
4 x 400 m Relay Andrew Valmon, Quincy Watts, Butch Reynolds, Michael Johnson
 United States
2:54.29 WR Kennedy Ochieng, Simon Kemboi, Abednego Matilu, Samson Kitur
 Kenya
2:59.82 Rico Lieder, Karsten Just, Olaf Hense, Thomas Schönlebe
 Germany
2:59.99

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Linford Christie, OBE (born April 2, 1960) is a former athlete, and the only English man to win Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European 100 m gold medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Andre Cason (born January 20, 1969 in Virginia Beach) is a former American sprinter. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Dennis Allen Mitchell (born February 20, 1966) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Frank Fredericks (born October 2, 1967) is a Namibian athlete, the first and so far only Olympic medalist of his country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... 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. ... Frederick Carlton (Carl) Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is a retired American track and field athlete who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 golds, and 10 World Championships medals, of which 8 were golds, in a career that spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 m, 400 m and 4 x 400 m relay (2:54. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Butch Reynolds was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Samson Kitur (February 25, 1966 - April 25, 2003) was a Kenyan athlete, an Olympic medalist in 1992. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Paul Ruto is a former Kenyan 800 metres runner who won a gold medal at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Giuseppe DUrso (born 1969) is a former Italian 800 metres runner who won a silver medal at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Noureddine Morceli (born February 28, 1970) is a former Algerian athlete, winner of 1500 m run at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Fermin Cacho Ruiz was a Spanish athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... 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. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Ismael Kirui is a former Kenyan long distance runner who won gold medals over 5000 metres at the 1993 and the 1995 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Haile Gebrselassie (Geez haylÄ“ gebre silassÄ“; born April 18, 1973) is a long distance track and road running athlete born as one of ten children in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia_(1975-1987,_1991-1996). ... Fita Bayisa (born December 15, 1972 in Ambo) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner most known for winning an bronze medal on the 5,000 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia_(1975-1987,_1991-1996). ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Haile Gebrselassie (Geez haylÄ“ gebre silassÄ“; born April 18, 1973) is a long distance track and road running athlete born as one of ten children in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia_(1975-1987,_1991-1996). ... Moses Tanui is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the gold medal over 10000m at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Richard Chelimo (February 24, 1972 – August 15, 2001) was a Kenyan athlete, and a former world and world junior record holder over 10,000 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Mark Plaatjes (born June 2, 1961 in Johannesburg) was the marathon champion at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics in Stuttgart. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Lucketz Swartbooi (born February 6, 1966) is a Namibian long-distance runner who won a silver medal in the marathon race at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... Albert (Bert) van Vlaanderen (born November 25, 1964 in Tienhoven) is a retired long-distance runner from The Netherlands, who participated in two Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Hurdling In track and field athletics there are sprint hurdle races and long hurdle races. ... Colin Ray Jackson CBE (born February 18, 1967 in Cardiff, Wales) is a Welsh sprint and hurdling athlete of Jamaican and distant Scottish ancestry, who now works as a sports commentator and television presenter predominantly for the BBC. // Jackson attended Llanedeyrn High School playing football and cricket for the county... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Tony Jarrett (born: August 13, 1968 in Enfield, London, England) was a sprint and hurdling athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Jack Pierce (born September 23, 1962 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hurdling In track and field athletics there are sprint hurdle races and long hurdle races. ... Kevin Curtis Young (born September 16, 1966) is a former American athlete, winner of 400 m hurdles at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Samuel Matete (born July 27, 1968 in Chingola) is a Zambian athlete who competed mainly in 400 m hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Zambia. ... Winthrop Graham (born November 17, 1965 in Saint Elizabeth) is a retired Jamaican athlete who mainly competedin in the 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Moses Kiptanui (born: October 1, 1970 in Marakwet, Kenya) is a middle and long distance athlete mostly famous for 3000  m steeplechase in which he was the number one ranked athlete from 1991 to 1995. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Patrick Sang (born April 11, 1964) is a former Kenyan runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Alessandro Lambruschini (born 7 January 1965 in Fucecchio) is an Italian long-distance runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Valentí Massana Gracia (born July 5, 1970 in Viladecans) is a Spanish race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Giovanni De Benedictis (born January 8, 1968 in Pescara) is a Italian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Daniel Plaza Montero (born July 3, 1966) is a Spanish race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Jesús Ángel García (born October 17, 1969 in Madrid) is a Spanish race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Valentin Kononen (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Valeriy Spitsyn (born December 5, 1965) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... 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. ... Jonathan A. Jon Drummond (born September 9, 1968) is an American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Andre Cason (born January 20, 1969 in Virginia Beach) is a former American sprinter. ... Dennis Allen Mitchell (born February 20, 1966) is a former American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Leroy Russel Burrell (born February 21, 1967) is an American athlete who twice set the world record for the 100 metre sprint, setting a time of 9. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Colin Ray Jackson CBE (born February 18, 1967 in Cardiff, Wales) is a Welsh sprint and hurdling athlete of Jamaican and distant Scottish ancestry, who now works as a sports commentator and television presenter predominantly for the BBC. // Jackson attended Llanedeyrn High School playing football and cricket for the county... Tony Jarrett (born: August 13, 1968 in Enfield, London, England) was a sprint and hurdling athlete. ... John Regis (born October 13, 1966 in Lewisham) is a retired English athlete who mainly competed in the 200 metres. ... Linford Christie, OBE (born April 2, 1960) is a former athlete, and the only English man to win Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European 100 m gold medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Robert Esmie (born July 5, 1972) is a Canadian athlete, winner of the gold medal in the 4x100 m relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Glenroy John Gilbert (born August 31, 1968) is a former Canadian athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Bruny Surin (born July 12, 1967) is a former Canadian athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Atlee Mahorn (born October 27, 1965 in Clarendon, Jamaica) is a retired Canadian sprinter. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... 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. ... Andrew Valmon was a 1992 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Quincy D. Watts (born June 19, 1970) is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Butch Reynolds was a 1988 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 m, 400 m and 4 x 400 m relay (2:54. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Kennedy Ochieng (born 30 December 1971) is a retired Kenyan sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. ... Samson Kitur (February 25, 1966 - April 25, 2003) was a Kenyan athlete, an Olympic medalist in 1992. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Rico Lieder (born 25 September 1971 in Burgstädt) is a retired German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. ... 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_Germany. ...

Field

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 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 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 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. ... The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Long Jump Mike Powell
 United States
8.59 Stanislav Tarasenko
 Russia
8.16 Vitaliy Kirilenko
 Ukraine
8.15
Triple Jump Mike Conley
 United States
17.86 Leonid Voloshin
 Russia
17.65 Jonathan Edwards
 United Kingdom
17.44
High Jump Javier Sotomayor
 Cuba
2.40
CR
Artur Partyka
 Poland
2.37 Steve Smith
 United Kingdom
2.37
Pole Vault Sergey Bubka
 Ukraine
6.00
CR
Grigoriy Yegorov
 Kazakhstan
5.90
AR
Maksim Tarasov
 Russia and
Igor Trandenkov
 Russia
5.80
Shot Put Werner Günthör
 Switzerland
21.97 Randy Barnes
 United States
21.80 Oleksandr Bagach
 Ukraine
20.40
Discus Lars Riedel
 Germany
67.72 Dmitriy Shevchenko
 Russia
66.90 Jürgen Schult
 Germany
66.12
Hammer Andrey Abduvaliyev
 Tajikistan
81.64
AR
Igor Astapkovich
 Belarus
79.88 Tibor Gecsek
 Hungary
79.54
Javelin Jan Železný
 Czech Republic
85.98
CR
Kimmo Kinnunen
 Finland
84.78 Mick Hill
 United Kingdom
82.96
Decathlon Dan O'Brien
 United States
8817
CR
Eduard Hämäläinen
 Belarus
8724 Paul Meier
 Germany
8548

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Michael Anthony Mike Powell (born November 10, 1963) is an American Track and Field athlete. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... 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. ... 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 This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Leonid Voloshin (born March 30, 1966 in Krasnodar) is a retired triple jumper from Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Jonathan David Edwards CBE (born May 10, 1966 in London, England) is a former British triple jumper and widely regarded as the finest triple jumper of all time. ... 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. ... Javier Sotomayor (born October 13, 1967), 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Artur Partyka of Poland is one of the greatest high jumpers of all time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Steve Smith (born 29 March 1973 in Liverpool) is a retired high jumper from England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Pole vaulting is an athletic event where a person uses a long, flexible pole (usually made either of fiberglass or carbon fiber) as an aid to leap over a bar. ... Sergey Bubka (Сергій Бубка) (born 14 December 1963 in Voroshilovgrad U.S.S.R., today Luhansk, Ukraine) is an Ukrainian (and former Soviet) athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Grigoriy Yegorov (born January 12, 1967) is a former pole vault athlete from Kazakhstan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ... Maksim Tarasov (born 2 December 1970 in Yaroslavl) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR, the Unified Team, and later Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Igor Trandenkov (born August 17, 1966) is a retired Russian pole vaulter best known for winning two Olympic silver medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. ... Werner Günthör (born June 1, 1961 in Uttwil) is a former Swiss track and field athlete, who was the best shot putter in the history of Swiss track and field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Eric R. (Randy) Barnes (born June 16, 1966) is an American shot putter who holds outdoor and indoor distance records. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Aleksandr Bagach (born November 21, 1966 in Matusov) is a former Ukrainian shot putter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Lars Riedel (born June 28, 1967 in Zwickau) is a successful German discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Dmitriy Shevchenko (born May 13, 1968 in Taganrog) is a Russian discus thrower who won silver medals at the World and European Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Jürgen Schult (born May 11, 1960 in Amt Neuhaus, Lower Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who represented East Germany in the 1988 Olympic competition in the discus throw on October 1, 1988, where he won the gold medal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The modern or Olympic hammer throw is an athletic throwing event where the object to be thrown is a heavy steel ball attached with wire (maximum 4 ft (1. ... Andrey Abduvaliyev (born June 30, 1966 in Leningrad) is a former hammer thrower who won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tajikistan. ... Igor Astapkovich (born January 4, 1963 in Minsk) is a hammer thrower who won two Olympic medals, first representing USSR and later his homecountry Belarus. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus_1991. ... Tibor Gécsek (born 22 September 1964 in Szentgotthárd) is a retired Hungarian hammer thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jan Železný (IPA: ) (born June 16, 1966 in Mladá Boleslav) is a Czech athlete, world and Olympic champion and world record holder in javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Kimmo Kinnunen (b March 31, 1968. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Mick Hill (born October 22, 1964 in Leeds) is a former British javelin thrower, who won three silver medals and one bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games, a bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics and a silver medal at the 1998 European Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... // The Decathlon Day 1: 100 m long jump shot put High Jump 400 m Day 2: 110m hurdles discus throw pole vault javelin throw 1500 m Decathlon sprouted from the ancient game pentathlon. ... Daniel Dion (Dan) OBrien (born July 18, 1966 in Portland, Oregon) is an American decathlete. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Eduard Hämäläinen (born January 21, 1969 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan) is a former decathlete from Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus_1991. ... Paul Meier (born July 27, 1971 in Velbert) is former German decathlete who won a bronze medal at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics in Stuttgart where he set a personal best of 8548 points. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ...

Women's Results

Track

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 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 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 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. ... The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Gail Devers
 United States
10.82
CR
Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
10.82
CR
Gwen Torrence
 United States
10.89
200 m Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
21.98 Gwen Torrence
 United States
22.00 Irina Privalova
 Russia
22.13
400 m Jearl Miles-Clark
 United States
49.82 Natasha Kaiser-Brown
 United States
50.17 Sandie Richards
 Jamaica
50.44
800 m Maria Mutola
 Mozambique
1:55.43
AR
Lyubov Gurina
 Russia
1:57.10 Ella Kovacs
 Romania
1:57.92
1500 m Liu Dong
 China
4:00.50 Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
4:03.48 Hassiba Boulmerka
 Algeria
4:04.29
3,000 m Qu Yunxia
 China
8:28.71
CR
Zhang Linli
 China
8:29.25 Zhang Lirong
 China
8:31.95
10,000 m Wang Junxia
 China
30:49.30
CR
Zhong Huandi
 China
31:12.55 Sally Barsosio
 Kenya
31:15.38
Marathon Junko Asari
 Japan
2:30:03 Manuela Machado
 Portugal
2:30.54 Tomoe Abe
 Japan
2:31:01
100 m Hurdles Gail Devers
 United States
12.46
AR
Marina Azyabina
 Russia
12.60 Lynda Tolbert
 United States
12.67
400 m Hurdles Sally Gunnell
 United Kingdom
52.74
WR
Sandra Farmer-Patrick
 United States
52.79
AR
Margarita Ponomaryova
 Russia
53.48
10 km Walk Sari Essayah
 Finland
42:59 Ileana Salvador
 Italy
43:08 Encarna Granados
 Spain
43:21
4 x 100 m Relay Olga Bogoslovskaya, Galina Maltchouguina, Natalya Voronova, Irina Privalova
 Russia
41.49
CR
Michelle Finn, Gwen Torrence, Wendy Vereen, Gail Devers
 United States
41.49
CR
Michelle Freemann, Juliet Campbell, Nicole Mitchell, Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
41.94
4 x 400 m Relay Gwen Torrence, Maicel Malone-Wallace, Natasha Kaiser, Jearl Miles-Clark
 United States
3:16.71
CR
Yelena Rouzina, Tatyana Alekseyeva, Margarita Ponomaryova, Irina Privalova
 Russia
3:18.38 Linda Keough, Phylis Smith, Tracy Goddard, Sally Gunnell
 United Kingdom
3:23.41

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Yolanda Gail Devers (born November 19, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a three-time Olympic 100 m champion in athletics for the US Olympic Team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image:Merlene Ottey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Gwen Torrence (born June 12, 1965) was a sprint athlete and an Olympic gold medalist from the United States. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Image:Merlene Ottey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Gwen Torrence (born June 12, 1965) was a sprint athlete and an Olympic gold medalist from the United States. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Irina Privalova (born Sergeyeva on November 22, 1968 in Malakhova) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Sprints are short running races in athletics. ... Jearl Miles-Clark (born September 4, 1966). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sandie Richards (born November 6, 1968 in Clarendon Park, Jamaica) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for the Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Maria de Lurdes Mutola (born October 27, 1972 in Maputo) is an athlete from Mozambique who has specialised in the 800 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Lyubov Gurina (born August 6, 1957 in Matushkino, Kirov Oblast) is a retired middle distance runner who represented the USSR and later Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Ella Kovács (born December 11, 1964 in LuduÅŸ) is a retired Romanian middle distance runner of Hungarian descent. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Liu Dong (born 24 December 1973) is a retired Chinese middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Sonia OSullivan (born November 28, 1969) is an Irish runner from Cobh, County Cork. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Hassiba Boulmerka (born July 10, 1968) is a former Algerian middle distance athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Qu Yunxia (°25 December 1972) is a Chinese Olympic athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Zhang Linli (born 6 March 1973) is a retired Chinese long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Zhang Lirong (born 3 March 1973) is a retired Chinese long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Wang Junxia (王军霞, born January 19, 1973 in Jiaohe, Jilin Province) was a Chinese famous long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Zhong Huandi (born 28 June 1967) is a retired Chinese long-distance runner who concentrated on the 3000 and 10,000 metres, and later the marathon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Sally Barsosio (born March 21, 1978) is a Kenyan distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Junko Asari (born 22 September 1969 in Kazuno-Shi) is a retired Japanese marathon runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Maria Manuela Machado (born August 9, 1963 in Viana do Castelo) is a former Portuguese long-distance runner, who was particularly successful when running the marathon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Tomoe Abe (born 13 August 1971) is a retired Japanese marathon runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Hurdling In track and field athletics there are sprint hurdle races and long hurdle races. ... Yolanda Gail Devers (born November 19, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a three-time Olympic 100 m champion in athletics for the US Olympic Team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Marina Azyabina (born 15 June 1963, Russian: ) is a retired Russian hurdler. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Hurdling In track and field athletics there are sprint hurdle races and long hurdle races. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Sandra Farmer-Patrick (born 18 August 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica) is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Sari Essayah Sari Essayah (born February 21, 1967 in Haukivuori) is a Finnish retired race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Ileana Salvador (born January 16, 1962) is an Italian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... 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. ... Olga Bogoslovskaya (born May 20, 1964). ... Galina Malchugina (born December 17, 1962 in Bryansk) is a retired sprinter from Russia. ... Natalya Voronova, née Pomoshchnikova (born July 9, 1965) is a retired Russian athlete who competed in the 100 and 200 metres. ... Irina Privalova (born Sergeyeva on November 22, 1968 in Malakhova) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Gwen Torrence (born June 12, 1965) was a sprint athlete and an Olympic gold medalist from the United States. ... Yolanda Gail Devers (born November 19, 1966 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a three-time Olympic 100 m champion in athletics for the US Olympic Team. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Juliet Campbell (born 17 March 1970 in Kingston) is a retired Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 200 and 400 metres. ... Nicole Mitchell (also spelled Nikole, born 5 June 1974) is a retired Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres. ... Image:Merlene Ottey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... 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. ... Gwen Torrence (born June 12, 1965) was a sprint athlete and an Olympic gold medalist from the United States. ... Maicel Malone-Wallace (born June 6, 1969 in Indianapolis) was a 1996 Olympic Gold medalist in the Womens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Natasha Kaiser (born May 14, 1967) is an American athlete, who competed mainly in the 400 metres. ... Jearl Miles-Clark (born September 4, 1966). ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Yelena Ruzina (Russian: ; born 3 April 1964) is a retired athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. ... Tatyana Alekseyeva (born October 7, 1963) is a former 400 metres runner from Russia. ... Irina Privalova (born Sergeyeva on November 22, 1968 in Malakhova) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Phylis Smith (born September 29, 1965) is a former sprinter from Great Britain who won an Olympic bronze medal in 4 x 400 metres relay in Barcelona 1992. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ...

Field

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 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 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 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. ... The 6th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece between August 1 and August 10. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Long Jump Heike Drechsler
 Germany
7.11 Larisa Berezhnaya
 Ukraine
6.98 Renata Nielsen
 Denmark
6.76
Triple Jump Anna Biryukova
 Russia
15.09
WR
Yolanda Chen
 Russia
14.70 Iva Prandzheva
 Bulgaria
14.23
High Jump Ioamnet Quintero
 Cuba
1.99 Silvia Costa
 Cuba
1.97 Sigrid Kirchmann
 Austria
1.97
Shot Put Huang Zhihong
 China
20.57 Svetlana Krivelyova
 Russia
19.97 Kathrin Neimke
 Germany
19.71
Discus Olga Chernyavskaya
 Russia
67.40 Daniela Costian
 Australia
65.36 Min Chunfeng
 China
65.26
Javelin Trine Hattestad
 Norway
69.18 Karen Forkel
 Germany
65.80 Natalya Shikolenko
 Belarus
65.64
Heptathlon Jackie Joyner-Kersee
 United States
6837 Sabine Braun
 Germany
6797 Svetlana Buraga
 Belarus
6635

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Heike Drechsler (born December 16, 1964 Gera) is a German athlete, who has won 2 Olympic gold medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Larisa Berezhnaya (born February 28, 1961) is a retired long jumper who represented USSR and later Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... 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. ... Anna Biryukova (born September 27, 1969) is a retired triple jumper from Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Yolanda Chen (born July 26, 1961 in Moscow) is a retired Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Iva Prandzheva (born February 15, 1972 in Plovdiv) is a former Bulgarian athlete who was successful in both long jump and triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Ioamnet Quintero (born September 8, 1972) is a former high jumper from Cuba who competed in the womens high jump contest at the 1992 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Shot put The shot put is an athletics (track and field) event involving putting (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy metal ball (called the shot) as far as possible. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Svetlana Krivelyova (born: June 13, 1969 in Bryansk, Russia) is an athlete who specialises in the shot put. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Kathrin Neimke (July 18, 1966 in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt), is a German track and field athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Olga Chernyavskaya, née Davydova, then Burova (born September 17, 1963 in Irbit) is a Russian discus thrower best known for winning the gold medal at the 1993 World Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Daniela Costian was born on June 30, 1965 in Braila, Romania, but became an Australian citizen in 1990. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Min Chunfeng (born 17 March 1969) is a retired Chinese discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Trine Hattestad is a Norwegian javelin thrower, born on 18 April, 1966 in Lørenskog, Norway, as Elsa Katrine Solberg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Karen Forkel (September 24, 1970 in Wolfen) is a German track and field athlete and an Olympic medal winner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Natalya Shikolenko (born August 1, 1964 in Andizhan, Uzbekistan) is a javelin thrower who represented USSR and later Belarus. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus_1991. ... A heptathlon is a sportive contest made up of seven events (from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest)). More specifically, the term heptathlon refers to an athletics event consisting of seven events. ... Jackie Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American athlete, ranked amongst the all-time greatest heptathletes. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sabine Braun (born June 19, 1965 in Essen) is a German Olympic athlete in track and field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Svetlana Buraga (born 4 September 1965 in Minsk) is a retired Belarusian heptathlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus_1991. ...

Medal table by country

Position Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1.  United States 13 7 5 25
2.  China 4 2 2 8
3.  Russia 3 8 5 16
4=  United Kingdom 3 3 4 10
4=  Kenya 3 3 4 10
6.  Germany 2 2 4 8
7.  Spain 2 1 2 5
8.  Cuba 2 1 0 3
9.  Finland 1 3 0 4
10.  Jamaica 1 1 3 5
11.  Ukraine 1 1 2 4
12.  Ethiopia 1 1 1 3
13.  Namibia 1 1 0 2
14=  Algeria 1 0 1 2
14=  Japan 1 0 1 2
16=  Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
16=  Mozambique 1 0 0 1
16=  Norway 1 0 0 1
16=  Switzerland 1 0 0 1
16=  Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
21.  Italy 0 3 1 4
22.  Belarus 0 1 2 3
23=  Australia 0 1 0 1
23=  Ireland 0 1 0 1
23=  Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
23=  Poland 0 1 0 1
23=  Portugal 0 1 0 1
23=  Zambia 0 1 0 1
29=  Austria 0 0 1 1
29=  Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
29=  Canada 0 0 1 1
29=  Denmark 0 0 1 1
29=  Hungary 0 0 1 1
29=  Netherlands 0 0 1 1
29=  Romania 0 0 1 1
29=  Somalia 0 0 1 1

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References

  • IAAF 1993

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