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Encyclopedia > 1995 World Championships in Athletics

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 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. ... Ullevi or Ullevi Stadium, formerly named Nya Ullevi, meaning New Ullevi, to distinguish it from Gamla Ullevi, is a stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden. ... Gothenburg (Swedish: (help· info)) ) is a city and municipality on the west-coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ...


This competition saw the women run the 5000 m event at the World Championships for the first time. The race replaced the 3000 m event which had be run at all previous World Championships.

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Men's Results

Track

1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 |1999 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 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. ... The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Donovan Bailey
Canada CAN
9.97 Bruny Surin
Canada CAN
10.03 Ato Boldon
Trinidad and Tobago TTO
10.03
200 m Michael Johnson
United States USA
19.79 Frankie Fredericks
Namibia NAM
20.12 Jeff Williams
United States USA
20.18
400 m Michael Johnson
United States USA
43.39 Butch Reynolds
United States USA
44.22 Greg Haughton
Jamaica JAM
44.56
800 m Wilson Kipketer
Denmark DNK
1:45.08 Arthémon Hatungimana
Burundi BDI
1:45.64 Vebjørn Rodal
Norway NOR
1:45.68
1500 m Noureddine Morceli
Algeria DZA
3:33.73 Hicham El Guerrouj
Morocco MAR
3:35.28 Vénuste Niyongabo
Burundi BDI
3:35.56
5,000 m Ismael Kirui
Kenya KEN
13:16.77 Khalid Bouhlami
Morocco MAR
13:17.15 Shem Kororia
Kenya KEN
13:17.59
10,000 m Haile Gebrselassie
Ethiopia ETH
27:12.95 Khalid Skah
Morocco MAR
27:14.53 Paul Tergat
Kenya KEN
27:14.70
Marathon Martín Fiz
Spain ESP
2:11:41 Dionicio Cerón
Mexico MEX
2:12:13 Luiz dos Santos
Brazil BRA
2:12:49
110 m Hurdles Allen Johnson
United States USA
13.00 Tony Jarrett
United Kingdom UK
13.04 Roger Kingdom
United States USA
13.19
400 m Hurdles Derrick Adkins
United States USA
47.98 Samuel Matete
Zambia ZMB
48.03 Stéphane Diagana
France FRA
48.14
3,000 m Steeplechase Moses Kiptanui
Kenya KEN
8:04.16 Christopher Kosgei
Kenya KEN
8:08.30 Saad Shadad Al-Asmari
Saudi Arabia SAU
8:12.95
20 km Walk Michele Didoni
Italy ITA
1:19:59 Valentín Massana
Spain ESP
1:20:23 Yevgeniy Misyulya
Belarus BLR
1:20:48
50 km Walk Valentin Kononen
Finland FIN
3:43:42 Giovanni Perricelli
Italy ITA
3:45:11 Robert Korzeniowski
Poland POL
3:45:57
4 x 100 m Relay Robert Esmie,
Glenroy Gilbert,
Bruny Surin Canada
38.31 Paul Henderson,
Tim Jackson,
Steve Brimacombe,
Damien Marsh Australia
38.50 Giovanni Puggioni,
Ezio Madonia,
Angelo Cipolloni,
Sandro Floris Italy
39.07
4 x 400 m Relay [[ Jamaica 2:59.88 Nigeria 3:03.18

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 races in athletics. ... Donovan Bailey with one of his Olympic gold medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Motto: (in Latin) A Mari Usque Ad Mare (From Sea to Sea) Anthem: O Canada (Royal anthem: God Save the Queen) Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official language(s) English and French Government Monarch Governor General Prime Minister Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy Queen Elizabeth II Michaëlle Jean... Bruny Surin (born July 12, 1967) is a former Canadian athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Motto: (in Latin) A Mari Usque Ad Mare (From Sea to Sea) Anthem: O Canada (Royal anthem: God Save the Queen) Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official language(s) English and French Government Monarch Governor General Prime Minister Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy Queen Elizabeth II Michaëlle Jean... Ato Boldon (born December 30, 1973) is an athlete from Trinidad and Tobago, a four-time Olympic medal winner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... National motto: Together we aspire, together we achieve Official language English Capital Port of Spain President George Maxwell Richards Prime Minister Patrick Manning Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 163rd 5,128 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 151st 1,262,366 215/km² HDI (2003) 0. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Michael Johnson at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... National motto: Unity, Liberty, Justice Official languages English1 Capital Windhoek Major Cities Walvis Bay, Keetmanshoop, Swakopmund President Hifikepunye Pohamba Prime minister Nahas Angula Area - Total - % water Ranked 33rd 825,418 km² Negligible Population  - Total (2002)  - Density Ranked 143rd 1,820,916 2. ... Jeff Williams (Born June 6, 1972 - ) is an Australian-born, left-handed pitcher for the Hanshin Tigers baseball team, who formerly played for the LA Dodgers. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Michael Johnson at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Greg Haughton (born November 10, 1973 in Saint Mary, Jamaica) is a 400 metres runner who has won numerous international medals in individual and relay contests. ... 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 Kenneth Hall Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Wilson Kipketer (born December 12, 1972 in Kapchemoyiwo, Kenya into the Kalenjin tribe) is a middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Motto: (none)1 Anthem: Der er et Yndigt Land (national), Kong Christian (royal) Capital Copenhagen Largest city Copenhagen Official language(s) Danish2 Government Queen Prime Minister Constitutional monarchy Margrethe II Anders Fogh Rasmussen Consolidation Prehistoric Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   43,094 km² (131st3) 1. ... Arthémon Hatungimana (born January 21, 1974) is a middle distance runner from Burundi. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... Motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès (French: Unity, Work, Progress) Anthem: Burundi bwacu Capital Bujumbura Largest city Bujumbura Official languages Kirundi and French. ... Vebjørn Rodal (born September 16, 1972) is a former Norwegian middle distance athlete, his career high point coming when he won the gold medal in the 800 m at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Motto: Royal Motto: Alt for Norge (All for Norway) 1814 Eidsvoll oath: Enig og tro til Dovre faller (United and Loyal until the Dovre Mountains fall) Anthem: Ja, vi elsker dette landet Capital Oslo Largest city Oslo Official language(s) Norwegian¹ Government King Prime Minister Constitutional monarchy Harald V Jens... 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. ... Motto: (translation): The Revolution by the people and for the people Anthem: Kassaman (Qasaman Bin-Nāzilāt Il-Māḥiqāt) (Arabic: We Swear By The Lightning That Destroys) Capital Algiers Largest city Algiers Official language(s) Arabic Government President Prime Minister Democratic Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ahmed Ouyahia Independence... Hicham El Guerrouj (Arabic: هشام الكروج) (born September 14, 1974, Berkane, Morocco) is a world record setting middle distance athlete and credited by some as the greatest middle-distance runner of all time as well as the King of the Mile. He has now moved up to compete in long distance events. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Motto: الله، الوطن، الملك (Allāh, al WaÅ£an, al Malik = God, Country, King) Anthem: Hymne Chérifien Capital Rabat Largest city Casablanca Official language(s) Arabic|Spanish 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€¢ 2005... Vénuste Niyongabo (born December 9, 1973) is a middle distance runner from Burundi. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... Motto: Unité, Travail, Progrès (French: Unity, Work, Progress) Anthem: Burundi bwacu Capital Bujumbura Largest city Bujumbura Official languages Kirundi and French. ... 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. ... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... Khalid Boulami (born August 7, 1969) is a former long-distance runner from Morocco. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Motto: الله، الوطن، الملك (Allāh, al WaÅ£an, al Malik = God, Country, King) Anthem: Hymne Chérifien Capital Rabat Largest city Casablanca Official language(s) Arabic|Spanish 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€¢ 2005... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Haile GebreSelassie (born April 18, 1973) is a long distance track and road running athlete born as one of ten children in Asella, Arsi, Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Motto: none Anthem: Wodefit Gesgeshi, Widd Innat Ityoppya (March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia) Capital Addis Ababa Largest city Addis Ababa Official language(s) Amharic Government President Prime Minister Federal republic1 Girma Wolde-Giorgis Meles Zenawi Independence Liberation Day N.A. Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   1,127,127 km² (27th) 0. ... Khalid Skah (born January 29, 1967) is a Moroccan athlete, winner of 10 000 m at the 1992 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 Chérifien Capital Rabat Largest city Casablanca Official language(s) Arabic|Spanish 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€¢ 2005... Paul Tergat (born June 17, 1969) is regarded by many as the father of Kenyan long distance running. ... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Motto: none Anthem: Mexicanos, al grito de guerra Capital Mexico City Largest city Mexico City Official language(s) Spanish Government  â€¢ President Federal Republic Vicente Fox Quezada Independence  â€¢ Declared  â€¢ Recognized From Spain September 16, 1810 September 27, 1821 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   1,964,375 km² (13th) 2. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Motto: (Portuguese): Ordem e Progresso (Translated: Order and Progress) Anthem: Hino Nacional Brasileiro Capital Brasília Largest city São Paulo Official language(s) Portuguese Government • President • Vice President Democratic federal republic Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva José Alencar Gomes da Silva Independence From Portugal Declared: September 7, 1822... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Allen K. Johnson (born March 1, 1971) is a hurdling athlete and won Olympic Gold in the 110 m hurdles at the 1996 games in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Roger Kingdom on the cover of Track and Field News Roger Nona Kingdom (born August 26, 1962) is a former sprint hurdler from the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Derrick R. Adkins (born July 2, 1970) is a former American athlete, winner of 400 m hurdles at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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. ... Motto: One Zambia, One Nation Anthem: Stand and Sing of Zambia, Proud and Free Capital Lusaka Largest city Lusaka Official language(s) English Government President Republic Levy Mwanawasa Independence  - Date October 24, 1964 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   752,614 km² (38th) 1% Population  â€¢ 2004 est. ... Stéphane Diagana (born July 23, 1969 in Saint-Affrique) is a former French athlete who won the gold medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens over 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (French: Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood) Anthem: La Marseillaise Capital Paris Largest city Paris Official language(s) French1 Government President Prime Minister Republic Jacques Chirac Dominique de Villepin Formation Treaty of Verdun 5th Republic 843 1958 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   547,030 km² (40th2,3) 0. ... 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. ... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saudi_Arabia. ... The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a country on the Arabian Peninsula. ... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Valentí Massana Gracia (born July 5, 1970 in Viladecans) is a Spanish race walker. ... 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. ... Yevgeniy Misyulya (born March 13, 1964 in Grodno) is a Belarusian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Valentin Kononen (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Maamme (Finnish) / VÃ¥rt land (Swedish) Capital Helsinki Largest city Helsinki Official language(s) Finnish, Swedish Government President of Finland Prime Minister of Finland Parliamentary democracy Tarja Halonen Matti Vanhanen Independence Declared Recognized From Imperial Russia December 6, 1917 January 3, 1918 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   338,145... Giovanni Perricelli (born August 25, 1967 in Milan) is a Italian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Robert Korzeniowski (born July 30, 1968 in Lubaczow, Poland) is a Polish racewalker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Mazurek DÄ…browskiego Capital Warsaw Largest city Warsaw Official language(s) Polish Government President Prime minister Republic Lech KaczyÅ„ski Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Independence •Christianisation Date  â€¢ Declared  â€¢ Redeclared 966 10th century November 11, 1918 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   312,685 km² (68th) 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. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Paul Henderson (born January 28, 1943) is a retired ice hockey player, born in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. ... Former student at Merton College, Oxford, Tim Jackson founded QXL.com, an online auction service, which went public in 1999. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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

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 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. ... 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 Iván Pedroso
Cuba CUB
8.70 James Beckford
Jamaica JAM
8.30 Mike Powell
United States USA
8.29
Triple Jump Jonathan Edwards
United Kingdom UK
18.29 WR Brian Wellman
Bermuda BMU
17.62 Jerome Romain
Dominica DMA
17.59
High Jump Troy Kemp
Bahamas BHS
2:37 Javier Sotomayor
Cuba CUB
2:37 Artur Partyka
Poland POL
2:35
Pole Vault Sergey Bubka
Ukraine UKR
5.92 Maksim Tarasov
Russia RUS
5.86 Jean Galfione
France FRA
5.86
Shot Put John Godina
United States USA
21.47 Mika Halvari
Finland FIN
20.93 Randy Barnes
United States USA
20.41
Discus Lars Riedel
Germany DEU
68.76 Vladimir Dubrovshchik
Belarus BLR
65.98 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
Belarus BLR
65.88
Hammer Andrey Abduvaliyev
Tajikistan TJK
81.56 Igor Astapkovich
Belarus BLR
81.10 Tibor Gecsek
Hungary HUN
80.98
Javelin Jan Železný
Czech Republic CZE
89.58 Steve Backley
United Kingdom UK
86.30 Boris Henry
Germany DEU
86.08
Decathlon Dan O'Brien
United States USA
8695 Eduard Hämäläinen
Belarus BLR
8489 Mike Smith
Canada CAN
8419

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 Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France jumps at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Iván Lázaro Pedroso Soler (born December 17, 1972 in La Habana) is a Cuban athlete specializing in long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... James Beckford (born January 9, 1975 in St. ... 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 Kenneth Hall Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... Michael Anthony Mike Powell (born November 10, 1963) is an American Track and Field athlete. ... 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. ... For other persons named Jonathan Edwards, see Jonathan Edwards Jonathan David Edwards (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. ... Brian Wellman (born September 8, 1967) is a former triple jumper from Bermuda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bermuda. ... National motto: Quo Fata Ferunt (Latin: Whither the Fates carry [us]) Official language English Political status Overseas territory of the UK Capital Hamilton Governor Sir John Vereker Premier Alex Scott Area 58. ... Jérôme Romain (born June 12, 1971 in Saint-Martin, France) is a former athlete who competed mainly in the triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Dominica. ... Motto: Après le Bondie, Cest la Ter (French) English translation: After God is the Earth Anthem: Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour Capital Roseau Largest city Official language(s) English Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Nicholas Liverpool Roosevelt Skerrit Independence From United Kingdom November 3, 1978 Area... Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Troy Kemp (born June 18, 1966) is a former high jumper from Bahamas who won the gold medal at the 1995 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Motto: Forward Upward Onward Together Anthem: March On, Bahamaland Capital Nassau Largest city Nassau Official language(s) English Government Queen Governor-General Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Elizabeth II Arthur Dion Hanna Perry Christie Independence  - Date From the United Kingdom July 10, 1973 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   13,940 km² (155th) 28... Javier Sotomayor (born October 13, 1967), 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Artur Partyka of Poland is one of the greatest high jumpers of all time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Mazurek DÄ…browskiego Capital Warsaw Largest city Warsaw Official language(s) Polish Government President Prime minister Republic Lech KaczyÅ„ski Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Independence •Christianisation Date  â€¢ Declared  â€¢ Redeclared 966 10th century November 11, 1918 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   312,685 km² (68th) 2. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, Ukrayina, ) is a country in Eastern Europe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Jean Galfione (born 9 June 1971 in Paris) is a French athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (French: Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood) Anthem: La Marseillaise Capital Paris Largest city Paris Official language(s) French1 Government President Prime Minister Republic Jacques Chirac Dominique de Villepin Formation Treaty of Verdun 5th Republic 843 1958 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   547,030 km² (40th2,3) 0. ... 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. ... John Godina (born May 31, 1972 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma) is an American shot putter, whose record includes three World Championship wins and two Olympic medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Mika Halvari (born February 3, 1970 in Kemi) is a Finnish shot putter who became world indoor champion in 1995. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Maamme (Finnish) / VÃ¥rt land (Swedish) Capital Helsinki Largest city Helsinki Official language(s) Finnish, Swedish Government President of Finland Prime Minister of Finland Parliamentary democracy Tarja Halonen Matti Vanhanen Independence Declared Recognized From Imperial Russia December 6, 1917 January 3, 1918 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   338,145... 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 Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Alternate meaning: Discus fish The discus throw is an athletics (track and field) throwing event. ... Lars Riedel (born June 28, 1967 in Zwickau) is a successful German discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (German: Unity and Justice and Freedom ) Anthem: The third stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen Capital Berlin Largest city Berlin Official language(s) German 1 Government President Chancellor Vice Chancellor Federal Republic Horst Köhler Angela Merkel (CDU) Franz Müntefering (SPD) Formation  Holy... Vladimir Dubrovshchik (born January 7, 1972 in Grodno) is a former Belarusian discus thrower who won the Olympic silver medal in 1996. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Vasiliy Kaptyukh (born June 27, 1967 in Molodechno) is a Belarusian discus thrower who won the Olympic bronze medal in 1996. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Insert non-formatted text herehrown is a heavy steel ball attached to a wire rope, 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. ... National anthem Surudi milli Official language Tajiki-Persian Capital Dushanbe President Emomali Rahmonov Prime Minister Okil Okilov Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % water Ranked 92nd  143,100 km²  0. ... 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. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Motto: None Historical: Regnum Mariae Patrona Hungariae (Latin: Kingdom of Mary the Patron of Hungary) Anthem: Himnusz (Isten, áldd meg a magyart) by Ferenc Kölcsey Capital Budapest Largest city Budapest Official language(s) Hungarian (Magyar) Government President Prime minister Democratic republic László Sólyom Ferenc Gyurcsány Foundation... A high school athlete throwing the javelin. ... Jan Železný â–¶(?) (born June 16, 1966 in Mladá Boleslav) is a Czech athlete, former world and Olympic champion and world record holder in javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Motto: Pravda vítÄ›zí (Czech for Truth prevails) Anthem: Kde domov můj Capital Prague Largest city Prague Official language(s) Czech Government President Prime Minister Republic Václav Klaus Jiří Paroubek Formation Independence  â€¢ Regained  â€¢ Dismemberment 9th century October 28, 1918 January 1, 1993 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   78,866... Stephen James Steve Backley (born 12 February 1969) is a former British athlete specialising in the javelin. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Boris Henry (December 14, 1973 in Völklingen) is a German track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (German: Unity and Justice and Freedom ) Anthem: The third stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen Capital Berlin Largest city Berlin Official language(s) German 1 Government President Chancellor Vice Chancellor Federal Republic Horst Köhler Angela Merkel (CDU) Franz Müntefering (SPD) Formation  Holy... A decathlon is a sportive contest made up of 10 events. ... Dan OBrien is the General Manager of Major League Baseballs Cincinnati Reds. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Eduard Hämäläinen (born January 21, 1969 in Karaganda, Kazakhstan) is a former decathlete from Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Motto: (in Latin) A Mari Usque Ad Mare (From Sea to Sea) Anthem: O Canada (Royal anthem: God Save the Queen) Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official language(s) English and French Government Monarch Governor General Prime Minister Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy Queen Elizabeth II Michaëlle Jean...

Women's Results

Track

1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 |1999 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 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. ... The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Gwen Torrence
United States USA
10.85 Merlene Ottey
Jamaica JAM
10.94 Irina Privalova
Russia RUS
10.96
200 m Merlene Ottey
Jamaica JAM
22.12 Irina Privalova
Russia RUS
22.12 Galina Malchugina
Russia RUS
22.37
400 m Marie-José Perec
France FRA
49.28 Pauline Davis-Thompson
Bahamas BHS
49.96 Jearl Miles-Clark
United States USA
50.00
800 m Ana Quirot
Cuba CUB
1:56.11 Letitia Vriesde
Suriname SUR
1:56.11 Kelly Holmes
United Kingdom UK
1:56.95
1500 m Hassiba Boulmerka
Algeria DZA
4:02.42 Kelly Holmes
United Kingdom UK
4:03.04 Carla Sacramento
Portugal PRT
4:03.79
5,000 m Sonia O'Sullivan
Republic of Ireland IRL
14:46.47 Fernanda Ribeiro
Portugal PRT
14:48.54 Zahra Ouaziz
Morocco MAR
14:53.77
10,000 m Fernanda Ribeiro
Portugal PRT
31:04.99 Derartu Tulu
Ethiopia ETH
31:08.10 Tegla Loroupe
Kenya KEN
31:17.66
Marathon Manuela Machado
Portugal PRT
2:25:39 Anuta Catuna
Romania ROU
2:26:25 Ornella Ferrara
Italy ITA
2:30:11
The Marathon course was 400 m short of the normal distance.
100 m Hurdles Gail Devers
United States USA
12.68 Olga Shishigina
Kazakhstan KAZ
12.80 Yuliya Graudyn
Russia RUS
12.85
400 m Hurdles Kim Batten
United States USA
52.61 Tonja Buford-Bailey
United States USA
52.62 Deon Hemmings
Jamaica JAM
53.48
10 km Walk Irina Stankina
Russia RUS
42:13 Elisabetta Perrone
Italy ITA
42:16 Yelena Nikolayeva
Russia RUS
42:20
4 x 100 m Relay USA 42.12 Jamaica 42.25 Germany 43.01
4 x 400 m Relay USA 3:22.29 Russia 3:23.98 Australia 3:25.88

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 races in athletics. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Ottey stumbles over the finish line after winning gold in the Indoor 60 m sprint. ... 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 Kenneth Hall Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... Irina Privalova (born Sergeyeva on November 22, 1968 in Malakhova) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Ottey stumbles over the finish line after winning gold in the Indoor 60 m sprint. ... 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 Kenneth Hall Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... Irina Privalova (born Sergeyeva on November 22, 1968 in Malakhova) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Galina Malchugina (born December 17, 1962 in Bryansk) is a retired sprinter from Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Marie-José Pérec (born May 9, 1968) is a French athlete, specialised in the 200 and 400 m, and triple Olympic champion. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Motto: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité (French: Freedom, Equality, Brotherhood) Anthem: La Marseillaise Capital Paris Largest city Paris Official language(s) French1 Government President Prime Minister Republic Jacques Chirac Dominique de Villepin Formation Treaty of Verdun 5th Republic 843 1958 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   547,030 km² (40th2,3) 0. ... Pauline Davis-Thompson (born July 9, 1966 in the Bahamas) is a sprinter, competing internationally for the Bahamas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Motto: Forward Upward Onward Together Anthem: March On, Bahamaland Capital Nassau Largest city Nassau Official language(s) English Government Queen Governor-General Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Elizabeth II Arthur Dion Hanna Perry Christie Independence  - Date From the United Kingdom July 10, 1973 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   13,940 km² (155th) 28... 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. ... Ana Quirot (born 23rd March 1963, Santiago de Cuba) is an athlete from Cuba who specialised in the 800m but was also successful over 400m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Letitia Vriesde (born 5th October 1964) is a track and field athlete from Suriname. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Suriname. ... Motto: Justitia - Pietas - Fides (Latin: Justice - Piety - Loyalty) Anthem: Opo kondreman Capital Paramaribo Largest city Paramaribo Official language(s) Dutch Government President Constitutional democracy Ronald Venetiaan Independence  - Date From the Netherlands November 25, 1975 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   163,270 km² (90th) 1. ... Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE (born 19 April 1970) is a British middle distance athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Hassiba Boulmerka (born July 10, 1968) is a former Algerian middle distance athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria. ... Motto: (translation): The Revolution by the people and for the people Anthem: Kassaman (Qasaman Bin-Nāzilāt Il-Māḥiqāt) (Arabic: We Swear By The Lightning That Destroys) Capital Algiers Largest city Algiers Official language(s) Arabic Government President Prime Minister Democratic Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika Ahmed Ouyahia Independence... Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE (born 19 April 1970) is a British middle distance athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Carla Cristina Paquete Sacramento (born 10 December 1971, São Sebastião da Pedreira) is a middle distance runner from Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Motto: none Anthem: A Portuguesa Capital Lisbon (Lisboa) Largest city Lisbon Official language(s) Portuguese1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Aníbal Cavaco Silva José Sócrates Formation Independence Recognized 868 June 24, 1128 October 5, 1143 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   92,391 km² (111th) 0. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Sonia OSullivan (born November 28, 1969) is an Irish runner from Cobh, County Cork. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Amhrán na bhFiann (The Soldiers Song) Capital Dublin Largest city Dublin Official language(s) Irish, English Government President Taoiseach Parliamentary democracy Mary McAleese Bertie Ahern Independence  - Declared  - Recognised From UK by treaty 21 January 1919 6 December 1921 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   70,273 km² (117th... Maria Fernanda Moreira Ribeiro (born June 23rd, 1969), a long-distance runner, born in Penafiel, Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Motto: none Anthem: A Portuguesa Capital Lisbon (Lisboa) Largest city Lisbon Official language(s) Portuguese1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Aníbal Cavaco Silva José Sócrates Formation Independence Recognized 868 June 24, 1128 October 5, 1143 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   92,391 km² (111th) 0. ... Zahra Ouaziz (born December 20, 1969 in Oulmes) is a retired Moroccan long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Motto: الله، الوطن، الملك (Allāh, al WaÅ£an, al Malik = God, Country, King) Anthem: Hymne Chérifien Capital Rabat Largest city Casablanca Official language(s) Arabic|Spanish 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€¢ 2005... Long-distance track event races requires runners to balance their energy. ... Maria Fernanda Moreira Ribeiro (born June 23rd, 1969), a long-distance runner, born in Penafiel, Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Motto: none Anthem: A Portuguesa Capital Lisbon (Lisboa) Largest city Lisbon Official language(s) Portuguese1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Aníbal Cavaco Silva José Sócrates Formation Independence Recognized 868 June 24, 1128 October 5, 1143 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   92,391 km² (111th) 0. ... Derartu Tulu (born: March 21, 1972) in Bokoji, Arsi, Ethiopia is a long distance track, road and marathon athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Motto: none Anthem: Wodefit Gesgeshi, Widd Innat Ityoppya (March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia) Capital Addis Ababa Largest city Addis Ababa Official language(s) Amharic Government President Prime Minister Federal republic1 Girma Wolde-Giorgis Meles Zenawi Independence Liberation Day N.A. Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   1,127,127 km² (27th) 0. ... Tegla Loroupe (b. ... 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 (official), Swahili (national) Government President Republic Mwai Kibaki Independence  -Date From the United Kingdom December 12, 1963 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   582,650 km... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Motto: none Anthem: A Portuguesa Capital Lisbon (Lisboa) Largest city Lisbon Official language(s) Portuguese1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Aníbal Cavaco Silva José Sócrates Formation Independence Recognized 868 June 24, 1128 October 5, 1143 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   92,391 km² (111th) 0. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Motto: (none) Anthem: DeÅŸteaptă-te, române! Capital Bucharest Largest city Bucharest Official language(s) Romanian Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Traian Băsescu Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu Independence - Declared - Recognised Romanian War of Independence 10 May 1877 13 July 1878 (Treaty of Berlin) Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... 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 Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Olga Shishigina (born December 23, 1968 in Almaty) is a retired Kazakhstani athlete who mainly competed in the 100 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Kazakhstan Capital Astana Largest city Almaty Official language(s) Kazakh, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Nursultan Nazarbayev Daniyal Akhmetov Independence Declared From the Soviet Union December 16, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   2,717,300 km² (9th) 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... 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 Kenneth Hall Prime Minister P. J. Patterson Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 159th 10,991 km² 1. ... It has been suggested that Lifting be merged into this article or section. ... Irina Stankina (born March 25, 1977 in Saransk) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Elisabetta Perrone (born July 9, 1968 in Camburzano) is a Italian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Yelena Nikolayeva (born February 1, 1966 in Akshiki Chuvashskaya) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... 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

1991 |1993 |1995 |1997 |1999 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 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. ... The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Olympic Stadium, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
Long Jump Fiona May
Italy ITA
6.98 Niurka Montalvo
Cuba CUB
6.86 Irina Mushayilova
Russia RUS
6.83
Triple Jump Inessa Kravets
Ukraine UKR
15.50 Iva Prandzheva
Bulgaria BUL
15.18 Anna Biryukova
Russia RUS
15.08
High Jump Stefka Kostadinova
Bulgaria BUL
2.01 Alina Astafei
Romania ROU
1.99 Inga Babakova
Ukraine UKR
1.99
Shot Put Astrid Kumbernuss
Germany DEU
21.22 Huang Zhihong
 CHN
20.04 Svetla Mitkova
Bulgaria BUL
19.56
Discus Ellina Zvereva
Belarus BLR
68.64 Ilke Wyludda
Germany DEU
67.20 Olga Chernyavskaya
Russia RUS
66.86
Javelin Natalya Shikolenko
Belarus BLR
67.56 Felicia Tilea
Romania ROU
65.22 Mikaela Ingberg
Finland FIN
65.16
Heptathlon Ghada Shouaa
Syria SYR
6651 Svetlana Moskalets
Russia RUS
6575 Rita Inancsi
Hungary HUN
6522

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 Officials watch as Salim Sdiri of France jumps at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Fiona May (born December 12, 1969 in Slough, England) is an Italian athlete competing in the long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Niurka Montalvo (born June 4, 1968 in Havana) is a Spanish athlete competing mostly in long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... 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. ... The Ukrainian triple jumper Inessa Kravets, née Shulyak (Інеса Кравець, born October 5, 1966) jumped the world record at the 1995 world championships after studying a picture of Jonathan Edwards. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, Ukrayina, ) is a country in Eastern Europe. ... 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. ... Motto: Съединението прави силата (English: Unification is 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. ... Anna Biryukova (born September 27, 1969) is a retired triple jumper from Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... 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 and current President of the Bulgarian Olympic Committee. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Motto: Съединението прави силата (English: Unification is 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. ... Alina Astafei (before 1995 Galina Astafei) (born June 7, 1969 in Bucharest, Romania is a German and formerly Romanian track and field athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Motto: (none) Anthem: DeÅŸteaptă-te, române! Capital Bucharest Largest city Bucharest Official language(s) Romanian Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Traian Băsescu Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu Independence - Declared - Recognised Romanian War of Independence 10 May 1877 13 July 1878 (Treaty of Berlin) Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, Ukrayina, ) is a country in Eastern Europe. ... 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. ... Astrid Kumbernuss (born 5 February 1970 in Grevesmühlen) is a former German female shot putter and discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (German: Unity and Justice and Freedom ) Anthem: The third stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen Capital Berlin Largest city Berlin Official language(s) German 1 Government President Chancellor Vice Chancellor Federal Republic Horst Köhler Angela Merkel (CDU) Franz Müntefering (SPD) Formation  Holy... This is a Chinese name; the family name is Huang. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... PRC redirects here. ... Svetla Mitkova-Sinirtas (born June 17, 1964 in Medovo, Bulgaria) is a retired athlete who competed in shot put and discus throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ... Motto: Съединението прави силата (English: Unification is 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. ... Alternate meaning: Discus fish The discus throw is an athletics (track and field) throwing event. ... Ellina Zvereva (born November 16, 1960 in Dolgoprudny) is a Belarusian discus thrower best known for winning the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Ilke Wyludda (born March 28, 1969 in Leipzig) is a former discus thrower from Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Motto: Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (German: Unity and Justice and Freedom ) Anthem: The third stanza of Das Lied der Deutschen Capital Berlin Largest city Berlin Official language(s) German 1 Government President Chancellor Vice Chancellor Federal Republic Horst Köhler Angela Merkel (CDU) Franz Müntefering (SPD) Formation  Holy... 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. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... A high school athlete throwing the javelin. ... 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. ... Motto: none Anthem: My Belarusy Capital Minsk Largest city Minsk Official language(s) Belarusian, Russian Government President Prime Minister Republic Alexander Lukashenko Sergey Sidorsky Independence  - Declared  - Established From the Soviet Union July 27, 1990 August 25, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   207,600 km² (93rd) negligible (183 sq. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Motto: (none) Anthem: DeÅŸteaptă-te, române! Capital Bucharest Largest city Bucharest Official language(s) Romanian Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary democracy Traian Băsescu Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu Independence - Declared - Recognised Romanian War of Independence 10 May 1877 13 July 1878 (Treaty of Berlin) Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Mikaela Ingberg, born July 29, 1974, in Vasa, Finland, is a Finland-Swedish athlete, competing in javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Motto: none Anthem: Maamme (Finnish) / VÃ¥rt land (Swedish) Capital Helsinki Largest city Helsinki Official language(s) Finnish, Swedish Government President of Finland Prime Minister of Finland Parliamentary democracy Tarja Halonen Matti Vanhanen Independence Declared Recognized From Imperial Russia December 6, 1917 January 3, 1918 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water (%)   338,145... 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 athletic (track and field) event consisting of seven events. ... Ghada Shouaa (born September 10, 1972) is a former Syrian heptathlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Syria. ... National motto: None Official language Arabic Spoken languages Arabic, Armenian, Kurdish, Aramaic, Adyghe, Turkish Capital Damascus 33°30 N 36°18 E President Bashar al-Assad Prime Minister Muhammad Naji al-Otari Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 87th 185,180 km² 0. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Motto: - Anthem: Hymn of the Russian Federation Capital Moscow Largest city Moscow Official language(s) Russian, many others in component republics Government President Prime Minister Semi-presidential federation Vladimir Putin Mikhail Fradkov Independence  - Declared (Russia Day)  - Finalized From the Soviet Union June 12, 1990 December 26, 1991 Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Motto: None Historical: Regnum Mariae Patrona Hungariae (Latin: Kingdom of Mary the Patron of Hungary) Anthem: Himnusz (Isten, áldd meg a magyart) by Ferenc Kölcsey Capital Budapest Largest city Budapest Official language(s) Hungarian (Magyar) Government President Prime minister Democratic republic László Sólyom Ferenc Gyurcsány Foundation...

Medal table by country

Position Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1. USA 12 2 5 19
2= Belarus 2 2 2 6
2= Germany 2 2 2 6
2= Italy 2 2 2 6
5. Cuba 2 2 0 4
6. Kenya 2 1 3 6
7= Canada 2 1 1 4
7= Portugal 2 1 1 4
9. Ukraine 2 0 1 3
10. Algeria 2 0 0 2
11. Russia 1 4 7 12
12. Jamaica 1 4 2 7
13. Great Britain 1 3 1 5
14. Finland 1 2 1 4
15. Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
16= Bahamas 1 1 0 2
16= Ethiopia 1 1 0 2
16= Spain 1 1 0 2
19. France 1 0 2 3
20= Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
20= Denmark 1 0 0 1
20= Ireland 1 0 0 1
20= Syria 1 0 0 1
20= Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
25. Morocco 0 3 1 4
26. Romania 0 2 0 2
27= Australia 0 1 1 2
27= Burundi 0 1 1 2
29= Bermuda 0 1 0 1
29= China 0 1 0 1
29= Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
29= Mexico 0 1 0 1
29= Namibia 0 1 0 1
29= Surinam 0 1 0 1
29= Zambia 0 1 0 1
36= Hungary 0 0 2 2
36= Poland 0 0 2 2
38= Brazil 0 0 1 1
38= Dominica 0 0 1 1
38= Nigeria 0 0 1 1
38= Norway 0 0 1 1
38= Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1
38= Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 1

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References

  • http://www2.iaaf.org/results/past/WCH95/index.html


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