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Encyclopedia > 1999 World Championships in Athletics

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. 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. ... Estadio Olimpico Situated in Seville, Spain the multi-use stadium was completed in 1999 and seats about 72,000 people. ... NO8DO (I was not abandoned) Location Coordinates : ( ) Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Sevilla (Spanish) Spanish name Sevilla Founded 8th-9th century BC Postal code 41001-41080 Website http://www. ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ...


One of the main highlights of the games was the World Record set in the 400 metre sprint by the outstanding Michael Johnson of the United States of America in a time of 43.18 seconds. A world record is the best performance in a certain discipline, usually a sports event. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 m (19. ... Look up second in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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Men's Results

Track

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003 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. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Maurice Greene
Flag of United States United States
9.80 Bruny Surin
 Canada
9.84 Dwain Chambers
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
9.97
200 m Maurice Greene
Flag of United States United States
19.90 Claudinei da Silva
Flag of Brazil Brazil
20.00 Francis Obikwelu
Flag of Nigeria Nigeria
20.11
400 m Michael Johnson
Flag of United States United States
43.18
WR
Sanderlei Claro Parrela
Flag of Brazil Brazil
44.29 Alejandro Cárdenas
Flag of Mexico Mexico
44.31
800 m Wilson Kipketer
Flag of Denmark Denmark
1:43.30 Hezekiél Sepeng
Flag of South Africa South Africa
1:43.32 Djabir Saïd Guerni
 Algeria
1:44.18
1500 m Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco Morocco
3:27.65 Noah Ngeny
Flag of Kenya Kenya
3:28.73 Reyes Estévez
Flag of Spain Spain
3:30.57
5000 m Salah Hissou
Flag of Morocco Morocco
12:58.13 Benjamin Limo
Flag of Kenya Kenya
12:58.72 Mohammed Mourhit
 Belgium
12:58.80
10 000 m Haile Gebrselassie
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia
27:57.27 Paul Tergat
Flag of Kenya Kenya
27:58.56 Assefa Mezegebu
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia
27:59.15
Marathon Abel Antón
Flag of Spain Spain
2:13:36 Vincenzo Modica
Flag of Italy Italy
2:14:03 Nobuyuki Sato
 Japan
2:14:07
110 m H Colin Jackson
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
12.84 WR Anier García
Flag of Cuba Cuba
13.07 Duane Ross
Flag of United States United States
13.12
400 m H Fabrizio Mori
Flag of Italy Italy
47.72 Stéphane Diagana
Flag of France France
48.12 Marcel Schelbert
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
48.13
3000 m St. Christopher Kosgei
Flag of Kenya Kenya
8:11.76 Wilson Boit Kipketer
Flag of Kenya Kenya
8:12.09 Ali Ezzine
Flag of Morocco Morocco
8.12.73
20 km Walk Ilya Markov
 Russia
1:23:34 Jefferson Pérez
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador
1:24:19 Daniel García
Flag of Mexico Mexico
1:24:31
50 km Walk Ivano Brugnetti
Flag of Italy Italy
3:47:54 Nikolay Matyukhin
 Russia
3:48:18 Curt Clausen
Flag of United States United States
3:50:55
4 X 100 m Jason Gardener,
Darren Campbell,
Marlon Devonish,
Dwain Chambers
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
37.39 WR Jon Drummond,
Tim Montgomery,
Brian Lewis,
Maurice Greene
Flag of United States United States
37.53 Raphael de Oliveira,
Claudinei da Silva,
Edson Luciano Ribeiro,
André Domingos da Silva
Flag of Brazil Brazil
38.05
4 X 400 m Jerome Davis,
Antonio Pettigrew,
Angelo Taylor,
Michael Johnson
Flag of United States United States
2:56.45 Tomasz Czubak,
Robert Mackowiak,
Jacek Bocian,
Piotr Haczek
 Poland
2:58.91 Michael McDonald,
Greg Haughton,
Danny McFarlane,
Davian Clarke
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
2:59.34

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. ... Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) is an American sprinter in athletics, who holds several world records and Olympic medals. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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_(bordered). ... Dwain Chambers Dwain Anthony Chambers (born 5 April 1978) is a British sprinter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) is an American sprinter in athletics, who holds several world records and Olympic medals. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Claudinei Quirino da Silva (born November 19, 1970 in Lençóis Paulista) is a Brazilian sprinter competing mostly in 200 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Francis Obirah Obikwelu, born November 22, 1978 in Nigeria and Portuguese citizen since 2001, is a sprint athlete specializing in 100 m and 200 m, who finished second in the 100 m at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the first medal ever in athletics sprinting events for Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 m (19. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sanderlei Claro Parrela (born October 7, 1974 in Santos) is a Brazilian sprinter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Alejandro Cárdenas (born 4 September 1974) is a Mexican sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Wilson Kipketer (born December 12, 1972) is a Danish former middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Hezekiél Sepeng (born June 30, 1974 in Potchefstroom) is a South African middle distance runner who came second in the Olympic 800m final in Atlanta 1996 (behind Vebjørn Rodal), the 1998 Commonwealth Games (behind Japheth Kimutai) and the World Championships final in Seville 1999 (behind Wilson Kipketer). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Djabir Saïd-Guerni (born March 29, 1977 in Algiers) is an Algerian athlete competing in the 800 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria_(bordered). ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Hicham El Guerrouj (Arabic: هشام الكروج) (born September 14, 1974, Berkane, Morocco) is a retired Moroccan middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Noah Kiprono Ngeny (born November 2, 1978) is a Kenyan athlete, the surprise winner of the 1500 m at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Reyes Esteves is a Spanish 1500m runner who won the European Championships final 1998 in Budapest. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Salah Hissou (born January 16, 1972 in Ait Taghia) is a Moroccan long-distance runner who won the gold medal over 5000m at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics in Seville. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Benjamin Limo (born August 23, 1974 in Eldoret) is a Kenyan middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Mohammed Mourhit (born October 10, 1970 in Khouribga, Morocco) is a Belgian long-distance runner who had broken three European records by the summer of 2000 (7:26. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Long-distance track event races require 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. ... 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. ... Assefa Mezgebu (born June 19, 1978 in Sidamo) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner most known for winning an bronze medal in the 10,000 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Abel Antón Rodrigo (born October 24, 1962 in Ojuel, Soria) is a Spanish long-distance runner, who won gold medals in the marathon at the 1997 and the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... The name Sato Nobuyuki can refer to The mentally disturbed Japanese who kidnapped Sano Fusako in Niigata in 1990 and held her captive for 9 years two months. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Colin Ray Jackson (born February 18, 1967 in Cardiff, Wales) was a sprint and hurdling athlete and now works as a sports commentator and television presenter predominantly for the BBC. He attended Llanedeyrn High School playing football and cricket for the county and rugby and basketball for his school. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Anier García Ortiz (born March 9, 1976) is a Cuban athlete, winner of 110 m hurdles at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Duane Ross (born 5 December 1972 in Shelby) is a retired American track and field athlete who specialized in the 110 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Fabrizio Mori (born 28 June 1969 in Livorno) is an Italian hurdler, best known for his gold medal at the 1999 World Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... Marcel Schelbert (born 26 February 1976) is a retired Swiss athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Christopher Koskei (also written Kosgei, born 14 August 1974) is a Kenyan runner who specialized in the 3000 metres steeplechase. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Wilson Boit Kipketer (born: October 6, 1973 in Kenya, one of twelve children) is a middle and long distance athlete most widely known for running the 3000 m steeplechase. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Ali Ezzine (born 3 September 1978 in Beni MTir Nord) is a Morroccan athlete who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Ilya Markov (born June 19, 1972 in Asbest) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Jefferson Pérez (born 1974) is an Ecuadorian track and field athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Daniel García (born October 28, 1971) is a Mexican race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Ivano Brugnetti (born September 1, 1976 in Milan) is a Italian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Nikolay Matyukhin (born December 13, 1968 in Zhukovskiy) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Curt Clausen (born 9 October 1967) is an American race walker. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Jason Gardener (born September 18, 1975 in Bath, Somerset, England) is a sprint athlete. ... Darren Campbell (born September 12, 1973) is an English sprint athlete. ... Marlon Devonish (born June 1, 1976 in Coventry, England) is an English sprint athlete. ... Dwain Chambers Dwain Anthony Chambers (born 5 April 1978) is a British sprinter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... 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. ... Timothy Montgomery (born January 25, 1975) is a former American athlete and 100 m record holder. ... Brian M. Lewis (born December 5, American athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Maurice Greene (1696-1755), English composer and organist; Maurice Greene (b. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Claudinei Quirino da Silva (born November 19, 1970 in Lençóis Paulista) is a Brazilian sprinter competing mostly in 200 metres. ... Édson Luciano Ribeiro (born December 8, 1972) is a Brazilian sprinter competing mostly in 100 metres. ... André Domingos da Silva (born 26 November 1972 in Santo André, São Paulo) is a Brazilian athlete who competed mainly in the 100 and 200 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... 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. ... Jerome Davis (1891-?) was labor organizer and sociologist. ... Antonio Pettigrew was a 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Angelo F. Taylor (born December 29, 1978) is an American athlete, winner of 400 m hurdles at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is a retired American sprinter who holds world records in the 200 m (19. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Tomasz Czubak (born December 16, 1973) is a former 400 metres runner from Poland. ... Robert Maćkowiak (born May 30, 1970) is a Polish sprinter. ... Piotr Haczek (born January 26, 1977) is a Polish athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland_corrected_(bordered). ... Michael McDonald (born 17 March 1975) was a Jamaican athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. ... 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. ... Danny McFarlane (born February 14, 1972) is a Jamaican hurdler, who has won numerous international medals in individual and relay contests. ... Davian Clarke (born April 30, 1976) is a Jamaican athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ...

German Skurygin (RUS) originally won the gold medal in the 50 km Walk with a time of 3:44:23, but he was later disqualified for doping, in November 2001.
The Nigerian 4x100 m relay team (Innocent Asonze, Francis Obikwelu, Daniel Effiong, Deji Aliu), originally third in 37.91, was disqualified because Innocent Asonze failed a doping test on June 1999. This was confirmed on August 31, 2005. German Skurygin (born September 15, 1963 in Vutno) is a Russian race walker. ... Innocent Asonze (born December 13, 1972) is a former sprinter from Nigeria. ... Francis Obirah Obikwelu, born November 22, 1978 in Nigeria and Portuguese citizen since 2001, is a sprint athlete specializing in 100 m and 200 m, who finished second in the 100 m at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the first medal ever in athletics sprinting events for Portugal. ... Daniel Effiong (born June 17, 1972 in Lagos) is a former sprinter from Nigeria. ... Deji Aliu (born November 22, 1975) is a Nigerian sprinter. ... Innocent Asonze (born December 13, 1972) is a former sprinter from Nigeria. ...


Field

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003 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. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
High Jump Vyacheslav Voronin
 Russia
2.37 Mark Boswell
 Canada
2.35 Martin Buß
Flag of Germany Germany
2.32
Long Jump Iván Pedroso
Flag of Cuba Cuba
8.56 Yago Lamela
Flag of Spain Spain
8.40 Gregor Cankar
 Slovenia
8.36
Pole Vault Maksim Tarasov
 Russia
6.02 Dmitri Markov
Flag of Australia Australia
5.90 Aleksandr Averbukh
 Israel
5.80
Triple Jump Charles Friedek
Flag of Germany Germany
17.59 Rostislav Dimitrov
 Bulgaria
17.49 Jonathan Edwards
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
17.48
Shot Put John Godina
Flag of United States United States
21.79 Oliver-Sven Buder
Flag of Germany Germany
21.42 Oleksandr Bagach
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
21.26
Discus Anthony Washington
Flag of United States United States
69.08 Jürgen Schult
Flag of Germany Germany
68.18 Lars Riedel
Flag of Germany Germany
68.09
Javelin Aki Parviainen
 Finland
89.52 Konstadinos Gatsioudis
Flag of Greece Greece
89.18 Jan Železný
 Czech Republic
87.67
Hammer Karsten Kobs
Flag of Germany Germany
80.24 Zsolt Németh
Flag of Hungary Hungary
79.05 Vladislav Piskunov
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
79.03
Decathlon Tomáš Dvořák
 Czech Republic
8744 Dean Macey
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
8556 Chris Huffins
Flag of United States United States
8547

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 Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Vyacheslav Voronin (born April 5, 1975 in Vladikavkaz) is a Russian athlete who specializes in the high jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Mark Boswell (born July 28, 1977 in Mandeville, Jamaica) is a Canadian high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... Martin Buß (born April 7, 1976) is a German high jumper who won the gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Long jumper 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. ... Yago Lamela (born July 24, 1977 in Avilés) is a Spanish athlete competing in the long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Gregor Cankar (born January 25, 1975 in Celje) is a Slovenian athlete competing in long jump who won the bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia_(bordered). ... Pole vaulting an athletics 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, similar to the high jump, but at much greater heights. ... Maksim Tarasov (born 2 December 1970 in Yaroslavl) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR and later Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Dmitri Markov (born March 14, 1975 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is an Australian athlete competing in the pole vault. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Aleksandr Averbukh (born October 1, 1974 in Irkutsk, Russia) is an Israeli athlete competing in the pole vault. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel_(bordered). ... 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. ... Charles Michael Friedek (born August 26, 1971 in Gießen) is a German triple jumper who became world champion in 1999 with a jump of 17,59 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Rostislav Dimitrov (born December 26, 1974 in Ruse) is a former triple jumper from Bulgaria, best known for his silver medal at the 1999 World Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria_(bordered). ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 No higher resolution available. ... Oliver-Sven Buder (born June 23, 1966 in Erlabrunn, Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who in the 1990s belong to the best shot-putters in the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Aleksandr Bagach (born November 21, 1966 in Matusov) is a former Ukrainian shot putter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark For alternate meanings, see Discus. ... Anthony Washington (born January 16, 1966 in Glasgow. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Lars Riedel (born June 28, 1967 in Zwickau) is a successful German discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Aki Parviainen (born) October 26, 1974. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... ‎Konstadinos Gatsioudis (born 17 December 1973 in Didymotihou) is a Greek javelin thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Jan Železný (IPA: ) (born June 16, 1966 in Mladá Boleslav) is a former Czech athlete, world and Olympic champion and world record holder in javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... 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. ... Karsten Kobs (born September 19, 1971 in Dortmund). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Zsolt Németh (born 9 November 1971) is a Hungarian hammer thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Vladyslav Piskunov (born 7 June 1978) is a former Ukrainian hammer thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... // 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. ... Tomáš Dvořák (born May 11th, 1972 in Zlín) is an athlete from the Czech Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Dean Macey (born: December 12, 1977) in Rochford, Essex, England is a decathlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Chris Huffins (born 15 April 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an athlete from the United States who competed in the field of Decathlon. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Women's Results

Track

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003 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. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Marion Jones
Flag of United States United States
10.70 Inger Miller
Flag of United States United States
10.79 Ekaterini Thanou
Flag of Greece Greece
10.84
200 m Inger Miller
Flag of United States United States
21.77 Beverly McDonald
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
22.22 Merlene Frazer
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
Andrea Philipp
Flag of Germany Germany
22.26
400 m Cathy Freeman
Flag of Australia Australia
49.67 Anja Rücker
Flag of Germany Germany
49.74 Lorraine Graham-Fenton
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
49.92
800 m Ludmila Formanová
 Czech Republic
1:56.68 Maria Mutola
Flag of Mozambique Mozambique
1:56.72 Svetlana Masterkova
 Russia
1:56.93
1500 m Svetlana Masterkova
 Russia
3:59.53 Regina Jacobs
Flag of United States United States
4:00.35 Kutre Dulecha
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia
4:00.96
5000 m Gabriela Szabo
Flag of Romania Romania
14:41.82 Zahra Ouaziz
Flag of Morocco Morocco
14:43.15 Ayelech Worku
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia
14:44.22
10 000 m Gete Wami
Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia
30:24.56 Paula Radcliffe
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
30:27.13 Tegla Loroupe
Flag of Kenya Kenya
30:32.03
Marathon Song-Ok Jong
Flag of North Korea North Korea
2:26:59 Ari Ichihashi
 Japan
2:27:02 Lidia Simon
Flag of Romania Romania
2:27:41
100 m H Gail Devers
Flag of United States United States
12.37 Gloria Alozie
Flag of Nigeria Nigeria
12.44 Ludmila Engqvist (Narozhilenko)
Flag of Sweden Sweden
12.47
400 m H Daimí Pernía
Flag of Cuba Cuba
52.89 Nezha Bidouane
Flag of Morocco Morocco
52.90 Deon Hemmings
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
53.16
20 km Walk Liu Hongyu
 China
1:30:50 Wang Yan
 China
1:30:52 Kerry Saxby-Junna
Flag of Australia Australia
1:31:18
4 X 100 m Sevatheda Fynes,
Chandra Sturrup,
Pauline Davis-Thompson,
Debbie Ferguson
Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas
41.92 Patricia Girard,
Muriel Hurtis,
Katia Benth,
Christine Arron
Flag of France France
42.06 Aleen Bailey,
Merlene Frazer,
Beverly McDonald,
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
Flag of Jamaica Jamaica
42.15
4 X 400 m Tatyana Chebykina,
Svetlana Goncharenko,
Olga Kotlyarova,
Natalya Nazarova
 Russia
3:21.98 Suziann Reid,
Maicel Malone-Wallace,
Michelle Collins,
Jearl Miles-Clark
Flag of United States United States
3:22.09 Anke Feller,
Uta Röhländer,
Anja Rücker,
Grit Breuer
Flag of Germany Germany
3:22.43

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. ... Marion Jones (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete of Belizean and African American descent. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Inger Miller (born June 12, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ekaterini Thanou (In Greek: Αικατερίνη Θάνου; born February 1, 1975) is a Greek athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Inger Miller (born June 12, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Beverly McDonald (born February 15, 1970 in Saint Mary, Jamaica) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Merlene Frazer (born 27 December 1973 in Trelawny) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Australian postal stamp depicting Freeman Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman OAM (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian athlete who is particularly associated with the 400 m race. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Anja Rücker (born December 20, 1972 in Lobenstein, Thüringen) is a German athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Lorraine Fenton (born September 8, 1973 in Manchester, Jamaica) is a Jamaican athlete competing in the 400 m. ... 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. ... Ludmila Formanová (born January 2, 1974 in Cáslav) is a Czech middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... 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. ... Svetlana Alexandrovna Masterkova (born January 17, 1968) is a former Russian middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Svetlana Alexandrovna Masterkova (born January 17, 1968) is a former Russian middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Regina Jacobs (born August 28, 1963) is a former middle distance runner from the United States, who represented her native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Kutre Dulecha (born August 22, 1978 in Sidamo) is a middle distance runner from Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Gabriela Szabó (born November 14, 1975 in BistriÅ£a) is a Romanian track and field athlete, winner of the gold medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in 5000 m and winner of bronze and silver medals in 1996 Summer Olympics and 2000 Summer Olympics in 1500 m, respectively. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Zahra Ouaziz (born December 20, 1969 in Oulmes) is a retired Moroccan long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Ayelech Worku (born June 12, 1979) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner most known for winning two World Championshipps bronze medals on the 5,000 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Gete Wami (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Paula Radcliffe Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born December 17, 1973) is a British long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Tegla Loroupe (b. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Korea. ... Ari Ichihashi (born 22 November 1977) is a Japanese long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon race. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Lidia Simon (born September 4, 1973) is a Romanian long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... 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 No higher resolution available. ... Glory Alozie (born December 30, 1977 in Nigeria) is a Spanish athlete competing mostly in hurdling. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Ludmila Engquist is a Swedish athlete, winning gold in 100m hurdles at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Daimí Pernía (born December 27, 1976 in Pinar del Rio) is a Cuban athlete competing mainly in 400 m hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Nezha Bidouane is a Moroccan hurdler, born on Thursday, 18th September 1969. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Deon Hemmings (born 10 September 1968 in Saint Ann, Jamaica) is a former female 400 metres hurdler. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Liu Hongyu (born 11 January 1975 in Liaoning) is a Chinese race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Wang Yan (born May 3, 1971 in Liaoning) is a Chinese race walker, who won the bronze medal over 10 km at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Kerry Saxby-Junna (born Kerry Saxby on 2 June 1961 in Ballina) is a retired Australian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... 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. ... Sevatheda Fynes (born October 17, 1974) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Bahamas. ... Chandra Sturrup (born September 12, 1971 in Nassau, Bahamas) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Bahamas. ... Pauline Davis-Thompson (born July 9, 1966 in the Bahamas) is a sprinter, competing internationally for the Bahamas. ... Debbie Ferguson (born: January 16, 1976) ia a Bahamian sprint athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Patricia Girard-Léno is a French athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metre Hurdles. ... Muriel Hurtis is a French athlete born on March 25, 1979 at Bondy, France. ... Christine Arron (born September 13, 1973 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Aleen Bailey (born November 25, 1980, in St. ... Merlene Frazer (born 27 December 1973 in Trelawny) is a Jamaican sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. ... Beverly McDonald (born February 15, 1970 in Saint Mary, Jamaica) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... 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. ... Tatyana Chebykina (born November 22, 1968) is a former Russian athlete who mainly competed in in the 400 metres. ... Svetlana Goncharenko (born May 28, 1971 in Rostov-na-Donu) is a former Russian athlete who mainly competed in in the 200 metres. ... Olga Kotlyarova (born April 12, 1976 in Sverdlovsk) is a Russian runner. ... Natalya Nazarova (born: May 24, 1979 in Moscow, Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... 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. ... Jearl Miles-Clark (born September 4, 1966). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Anja Rücker (born December 20, 1972 in Lobenstein, Thüringen) is a German athlete who competed mainly in the 400 metres. ... Grit Breuer (born February 16, 1972 in Robel, Germany) is an East German athlete who competes in the womens 200m, 400m, 4x100m, and 4x100m events. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ...

Field

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003 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. ... The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between August 3 and August 12 and was the first time the event had visited North America. ... The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from August 23 to August 31, 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
High Jump Inha Babakova
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
1.99 Yelena Yelesina
 Russia
1.99 Svetlana Lapina
 Russia
1.99
Pole Vault Stacy Dragila
Flag of United States United States
4.60
WR
Anzhela Balakhonova
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
4.55 Tatiana Grigorieva
Flag of Australia Australia
4.45
Long Jump Niurka Montalvo
Flag of Spain Spain
7.06 Fiona May
Flag of Italy Italy
6.94 Marion Jones
Flag of United States United States
6.83
Triple Jump Paraskevi Tsiamita
Flag of Greece Greece
14.88 Yamilé Aldama
Flag of Cuba Cuba
14.61 Olga Vasdeki
Flag of Greece Greece
14.61
Shot Put Astrid Kumbernuss
Flag of Germany Germany
19.85 Nadine Kleinert
Flag of Germany Germany
19.61 Svetlana Krivelyova
 Russia
19.43
Discus Franka Dietzsch
Flag of Germany Germany
68.14 Anastasia Kelesidou
Flag of Greece Greece
66.05 Nicoleta Grasu
Flag of Romania Romania
65.35
Hammer Mihaela Melinte
Flag of Romania Romania
75.20 Olga Kuzenkova
 Russia
72.56 Lisa Misipeka
Flag of American Samoa American Samoa
66.06
Javelin Mirela Manjani-Tzelili
Flag of Greece Greece
67.09 Tatyana Shikolenko
 Russia
66.37 Trine Hattestad
Flag of Norway Norway
66.06
Heptathlon Denise Lewis
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
7306 WR Eunice Barber
Flag of France France
6724 Ghada Shouaa
Flag of Syria Syria
6500

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 Gold medal winner Ethel Catherwood of Canada scissors over the bar at the 1928 Summer Olympics. ... Inha Babakova née Butkus (born June 26, 1967 in AÅŸgabat, Turkmen SSR). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Yelena Yelesina (born April 4, 1970 in Chelyabinsk) is a Russian high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Svetlana Lapina (born 12 April 1978) is a Russian high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Pole vaulting an athletics 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, similar to the high jump, but at much greater heights. ... Stacy Dragila (born Stacy Mikaelson on March 25, 1971 in Auburn, California) is an American pole vaulter. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Anzhela Balakhonova (born December 15, 1972) is a Ukrainian pole vaulter who won the silver medal at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Image:Tatiana Grigorieva. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Niurka Montalvo (born June 4, 1968 in Havana) is a Spanish athlete competing mostly in long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... 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. ... Marion Jones (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California) is an American athlete of Belizean and African American descent. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Paraskevi Tsiamita (born March 10, 1972) is a former athlete from Greece who competed in long jump and triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Yamilé Aldama (born August 14, 1972 in Havana) is a Sudanese triple jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Olga Vasdeki (born September 26, 1973 in Volos) is a triple jumper from Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... 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. ... 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. ... Nadine Kleinert married name Schmitt (since 1999) (born October 20, 1975 in Magdeburg). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... 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_(bordered). ... Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark For alternate meanings, see Discus. ... Franka Dietzsch (born January 22, 1968 in Wolgast) is a German discus thrower best known for winning gold medals at two World Championships in Athletics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Anastasia Kelesidou (born November 28, 1972 in Hamburg, Germany) is a Greek discus thrower best known for winning silver medals at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Nicoleta Grasu is a Romanian discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... 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. ... Mihaela Melinte (born March 27, 1975 in Bacau) is a Romanian hammer thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Olga Kuzenkova (born October 4, 1970) is a Russian athlete, the first woman to throw the hammer more than 70 meters. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Lisa Misipeka (born January 3, 1975) is a Samoan athlete who specialises in the hammer throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_American_Samoa. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mirela Manjani (born December 21, 1976 in Durrës, Albania) is a Greek citizen, though Albanian ethnic, javelin thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Tatyana Shikolenko (born May 10, 1968 in Krasnodar) is a retired Russian javelin thrower whose greatest success was World Championship two silver medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... 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. ... 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. ... Denise Lewis OBE (born August 27, 1972, in West Bromwich, England) is a British athlete who specialises in the heptathlon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Eunice Barber (born November 17, 1974 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) is an athlete competing in heptathlon and long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Ghada Shouaa (born September 10, 1972) is a former Syrian heptathlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Syria. ...

Medals Table

Position: Nation: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1. Flag of United States United States 11 3 4 18
2.  Russia 5 4 3 12
3. Flag of Germany Germany 4 4 4 12
4. Flag of Greece Greece 2 2 2 6
5. Flag of Morocco Morocco 2 2 1 5
6= Flag of Cuba Cuba 2 2 0 4
6= Flag of Italy Italy 2 2 0 4
8. Flag of Spain Spain 2 1 1 4
9. Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 2 0 3 5
10. Flag of Romania Romania 2 0 2 4
11.  Czech Republic 2 0 1 3
12. Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 1 4 2 7
13. Flag of Kenya Kenya 1 4 1 6
14. Flag of France France 1 2 0 3
15= Flag of Australia Australia 1 1 2 4
15= Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 1 1 2 4
17.  China 1 1 0 2
18= Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas 1 0 0 1
18= Flag of Denmark Denmark 1 0 0 1
18=  Finland 1 0 0 1
18= Flag of North Korea North Korea 1 0 0 1
22. Flag of Brazil Brazil 0 2 1 3
23.  Canada 0 2 0 2
24. Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 0 1 5 6
25=  Japan 0 1 1 2
25= Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 0 1 1 2
27=  Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
27= Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 0 1 0 1
27= Flag of Hungary Hungary 0 1 0 1
27= Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 0 1 0 1
27=  Poland 0 1 0 1
27= Flag of South Africa South Africa 0 1 0 1
33. Flag of Mexico Mexico 0 0 2 2
34=  Algeria 0 0 1 1
34= Flag of American Samoa American Samoa 0 0 1 1
34=  Belgium 0 0 1 1
34=  Israel 0 0 1 1
34= Flag of Norway Norway 0 0 1 1
34=  Slovenia 0 0 1 1
34= Flag of Sweden Sweden 0 0 1 1
34= Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 0 0 1 1
34= Flag of Syria Syria 0 0 1 1

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References

  • IAAF 1999


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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.
One of the main highlights of the games was the World Record set in the 400 metre sprint by the outstanding Michael Johnson of the United States of America in a time of 43.18 seconds.
German Skurygin (RUS) originally won the gold medal in the 50 km Walk with a time of 3:44:23, but he was later disqualified for doping, in November 2001.
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