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Encyclopedia > 2003 World Championships in Athletics

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. 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. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Stade de France and the district of La Plaine The Stade de France (the English translation Stadium of France is not used) is a stadium in an inner suburb of Paris, and the national stadium of France, built for the 1998 Football World Cup. ... Saint Denis can refer to: a Christian saint: see Denis Seine-Saint-Denis a département of France Several communes in France: Saint-Denis,in the Aude département Saint-Denis, in the Gard département Saint-Denis, in the Seine-Saint-Denis département, home of Saint Denis Basilica... Seine-Saint-Denis is a French département located in the ÃŽle-de-France région. ...

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Men's Results

Track

1999 |2001 |2003 |2005 |2007 | 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 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. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... The 11th World Championships in Athletics will take place from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Kim Collins
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
10.07 Darrel Brown
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
10.08 Darren Campbell
 United Kingdom
10.08
Reigning World and Olympic Champion Maurice Greene was eliminated in the semi-finals, being out of shape all season, leaving the final without a clear favourite. The final was very close, with early leader Collins eventually edging out Brown, Campbell and Dwain Chambers, who all finished in 10.08 s.

The quarter-finals saw great controversy when American Jon Drummond refused to leave the track after being disqualified for a false start. Sprints are races in athletics. ... Kim Collins (born April 5, 1976) is a sprinter from Saint Kitts and Nevis. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Kitts_and_Nevis. ... Darrel Brown (born October 11, 1984) is a sprinter from Trinidad and Tobago. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago. ... Darren Campbell (born September 12, 1973) is an English sprint athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Maurice Greene (born July 23, 1974) is an American sprinter in athletics, who holds several world records and Olympic medals. ... Dwain Chambers Dwain Anthony Chambers (born 5 April 1978 in London) is a former English sprinter, turned American football player, currently contracted to NFL Europa with the Hamburg Sea Devils. ... 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. ...

200 m John Capel
 United States
20.30 Darvis Patton
 United States
20.31 Shingo Suetsugu
 Japan
20.38
John Capel finished eight in the 2000 Olympic final when he thought there was a false start. He played American football for the Chicago Bears and the Kansas City Chiefs, but wasn't very successful either. In Paris, he beat his friend Patton in a close finish.
400 m Jerome Young
 United States
44.50 Tyree Washington
 United States
44.77 Marc Raquil
 France
44.79
Former Jamaican Young clearly beat compatriot and favourite Washington. Crowd favourite Raquil, who was in the back of the field with just 100 m to go raced to a bronze medal in the final metres. After the race, it was revealed that Young had tested positive for doping in 1999, but was let off by the United States Track and Field Association, allowing him to compete in the 2000 Summer Olympics, where he won a gold medal with the American 4 x 400 m relay team.
800 m Djabir Saïd-Guerni
Flag of Algeria Algeria
1:44.81 Yuriy Borzakovskiy
 Russia
1:44.84 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
 South Africa
1:44.90
1500 m Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco Morocco
3:31.77 Mehdi Baala
 France
3:32.31 Ivan Heshko
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
3:33.17
World Record holder El Guerrouj took his fourth consecutive title in the event, holding off French challenger Baala with a fast pace.
5000 m Eliud Kipchoge
 Kenya
12:52.79 Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco Morocco
12:52.83 Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
12:53.12
10 000 m Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
26:49.57 Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
26:50.77 Sileshi Sihine
 Ethiopia
27:01.44
The race was totally dominated by the Ethiopians. 21-year-old four-time cross country World Champion Bekele showed he might become the next long-distance hero, beating Gebrselassie, a four-time winner of the event.
Marathon Jaouad Gharib
Flag of Morocco Morocco
2:08:31 Julio Rey
 Spain
2:08:38 Stefano Baldini
Flag of Italy Italy
2:09:14
110 m H Allen Johnson
 United States
13.12 Terrence Trammell
 United States
13.20 Liu Xiang
 China
13.23
400 m H Felix Sanchez
Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
47.25 Joey Woody
 United States
48.18 Periklís Iakovákis
Flag of Greece Greece
48.24
2001 World Champion Sánchez was the man to beat in this final, and out-ran the rest of the field by almost a second. South-Africa's Llewellyn Herbert was in silver medal position, but fell on the final hurdle and came in last.
3000 m St. Saif Saaeed Shaheen
Flag of Qatar Qatar
8:04.39 Ezekiel Kemboi
 Kenya
8:05.11 Eliseo Martin
 Spain
8:09.09
Kenyan runner Stephen Cherono became a Qatarese citizen just weeks before the World Championships, apparently for a good salary. He did not disappoint his new country, and won Qatar's first World Championship medal in an exciting duel with former compatriot Kemboi, whom he only beat in the final metres. Martín's medal was the first one won in the event by a European since 1993.
20 km Walk Jefferson Pérez
Flag of Ecuador Ecuador
1:17:21 Francisco Fernandez
 Spain
1:18:00 Roman Rasskazov
 Russia
1:18:07
Pérez, the 1996 Olympic Champion overtook long-time leader Fernández in the final kilometres of the race to set a new World Best Mark (no World Records are recognised in this event) by a second. His gold medal was the first World Championship medal for Ecuador.
50 km Walk Robert Korzeniowski
Flag of Poland Poland
3:36.08 German Skurygin
 Russia
3:36:41 Andreas Erm
 Germany
3:37:46
Korzeniowski, one of the best race walkers in recent years, lead throughout the race, with competitors dropping off because of disqualification or because of the high pace. His final time was a new World Best Mark.
4 X 100 m John Capel,
Bernard Williams,
Darvis Patton,
Joshua J Johnson
 United States
38.06 Vicente de Lima,
Edson Luciano Ribeiro,
André Domingos da Silva,
Cláudio Roberto Souza
Flag of Brazil Brazil
38.26 Timothy Beck,
Troy Douglas,
Patrick van Balkom,
Caimin Douglas
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
38.87
Great Britain's quartet (Christian Malcolm, Darren Campbell, Marlon Devonish, Dwain Chambers) was a close second in 38.08, but was later disqualified because Chambers admitted to taking drugs following the BALCO scandal.
4 X 400 m Leslie Djhone,
Naman Keïta,
Stéphane Diagana,
Marc Raquil
 France
2:58.96 Brandon Simpson,
Danny McFarlane,
Davian Clarke,
Michael Blackwood
 Jamaica
2:59.60 Avard Moncur,
Dennis Darling,
Nathaniel McKinney,
Christopher Brown
Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas
3:00.53
The USA team (Calvin Harrison, Tyree Washington, Derrick Brew, Jerome Young) won with the time 2:58.88, but was stripped of the gold medal on November 28, 2004 because Calvin Harrison was found guilty of a doping violation (modafinil) in June 2003.

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City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, White, and Gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Jerome Young (born: August 14, 1976) in Clarendon, Jamaica, attended high school in Hartford, Connecticut at Prince Technical, is a sprint athlete. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Tyree Washington (born: August 28, 1974) in Riverside, California, United States of America is an African American athlete. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Marc Raquil (born April 2, 1977 in Créteil) is a French runner who mainly competes in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... 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). ... Yuriy Mikhailovich Borzakovskiy (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Борзаковский) (born 12 April, 1981 in Kratovo, Russia) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (born September 8, 1980) is a South African middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... 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. ... Mehdi Baala (born August 17, 1978 in Strasbourg) is a French middle-distance athlete competing mainly in the 800 m and 1500 m tracks, but his main distance is 1500 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Ivan Heshko is a Ukrainian athlete specializing in the 1500 meters. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Eliud Kipchoge (born November 5th 1984 in Kapsisiywa, near Kapsabet) is a Kenyan 5000 metres runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... 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. ... Kenenisa Bekele (ቀነኒሳ በቀለ) (born June 13, 1982 in Bekoji/Arsi Province Ethiopia) is an Ethiopian distance runner who took the gold medal in the 10,000 m at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics and the bronze at the 5,000 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Kenenisa Bekele (ቀነኒሳ በቀለ) (born June 13, 1982 in Bekoji/Arsi Province Ethiopia) is an Ethiopian distance runner who took the gold medal in the 10,000 m at the 2003 World Championships in Athletics and the bronze at the 5,000 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... 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. ... Sileshi Sihine (born January 29, 1983 in Sheno) is an Ethiopian long-distance athlete. ... 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. ... Jaouad Gharib (born May 22, 1972 in Khenifra) is a Moroccan long-distance athlete competing mainly in the marathon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Morocco. ... Julio Rey (born 13 January 1972) is a Spanish long-distance runner who mostly concentrates on the marathon race. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Stefano Baldini breaking the winning tape in the mens marathon event at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Allen K. Johnson (born March 1, 1971) is a hurdling athlete and won Olympic Gold in the 110 metre high hurdles at the 1996 games in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Terrence R. Trammell (born November 23, 1978 to Julie and Roger Trammell in Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is a hurdling athlete, who won the silver medal in the 110 meter hurdles at both the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is a Chinese name; the family name is 劉 (Liu) Liu Xiang (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) (born July 13, 1983) is a Chinese hurdling athlete and Olympic gold medalist who holds the current world record in the 110 metres hurdles at 12. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Sánchez celebrates after winning the 400m hurdles in August 28, 2004 at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Joey Woody (b. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Periklís Iakovákis (Greek: , born 24 March 1979 in Patras) is a Greek athlete mainly competing in 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Llewellyn Herbert (born July 21, 1977 in Bethal) is a South African athlete competing over 400 metres hurdles. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Saif Saaeed Shaheen (Arabic: سيف سعيد شاهين) formerly Stephen Cherono (born October 15, 1982 in Keiyo, Kenya) is a long distance track athlete now representing Qatar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Qatar_(bordered). ... Ezekiel Kemboi Cheboi (born May 25, 1982) is a Kenyan athlete, winner of 3000 m steeplechase at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Eliseo Martín (born 5 November 1973) is a Spanish long-distance runner who specializes in 3000 metres steeplechase. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Jefferson Pérez (born 1974) is an Ecuadorian track and field athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Francisco Fernández may refer to: Francisco Javier Fernández (born March 6, 1977 in Guadix) a Spanish race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Roman Rasskazov (born April 28, 1979) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, United States. ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Robert Korzeniowski (born July 30, 1968 in Lubaczow, Poland) is a Polish racewalker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland_(bordered). ... German Skurygin (born September 15, 1963 in Vutno) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Andreas Erm (born 12 March 1976 in Berlin) is a German race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... 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. ... John Capel (born November 27, 1978) in Brooksville, Florida, United States of America is a sprint athlete. ... Bernard Arthur Owen Williams (September 21, 1929 – June 10, 2003) was a British philosopher, widely cited as the most important British moral philosopher of his time. ... Darvis Patton (born: December 4, 1977) in Dallas, Texas, United States of America is a sprint athlete. ... Joshua J. Johnson (born 10 May 1976) is an American sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Vicente de Lima (also Vicente Lima) (born June 4, 1977) is a Brazilian athlete specializing in the 100 metres, 200 metres, and the 4x100 metres relay. ... 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. ... Cláudio Roberto Souza (born 14 October 1973) is a Brazilian sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Timothy Beck (born January 2, 1977) is a Dutch sprinter. ... Troy Douglas (born November 30, 1962 in Bermuda) is a Dutch sprinter. ... Patrick van Balkom (born September 14, 1974) is a Dutch sprinter. ... Caimin Douglas (born May 11, 1977) is a Dutch sprinter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Christian Sean Malcolm (born June 3, 1979) is a British athlete, specialising in the 200m. ... 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 in London) is a former English sprinter, turned American football player, currently contracted to NFL Europa with the Hamburg Sea Devils. ... The Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO) is a controversial sports nutrition center in Burlingame, California, USA. The company achieved fame due to a long investigation in accusations that the lab provided anabolic steroids and other banned performance enhancing drugs to athletes, many famous. ... 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. ... Leslie Djhone (born March 18, 1981 in Abidjan, Côte dIvoire) is a French athlete. ... Naman Keita (born April 9, 1978 in Paris, France) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for France. ... 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. ... Marc Raquil (born April 2, 1977 in Créteil) is a French runner who mainly competes in the 400 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Brandon Simpson (born September 6, 1981 in Florida, USA) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... 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. ... Michael Blackwood (born August 29, 1976) is a Jamaican athlete who specializes in 400 Metres, his personal best being 44. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Avard Moncur (born November 2, 1978 in Nassau) is a Bahamian athlete competing in the 400 metres. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Nathaniel McKinney (born January 19, 1982) is a Bahamian athlete competing mainly in the 4x400 m relay. ... A monkey inside Huntingdon Life Sciences in the United States [1] Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) is an international animal-rights campaign against Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), Europes largest contract animal-testing laboratory, which is based in Huntingdon and Occold, England, and New Jersey in the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Calvin Harrison was a 2000 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Tyree Washington (born: August 28, 1974) in Riverside, California, United States of America is an African American athlete. ... Derrick Brew (born December 28, 1977) is a 2004 Olympic Gold medalist in the Mens 4x400 meter relay for the United States. ... Jerome Young (born: August 14, 1976) in Clarendon, Jamaica, attended high school in Hartford, Connecticut at Prince Technical, is a sprint athlete. ... Modafinil is a eugeroic drug generally prescribed to treat narcolepsy, made by the pharmaceutical company Cephalon Inc. ...

Field

1999 |2001 |2003 |2005 |2007 | 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 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. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... The 11th World Championships in Athletics will take place from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
High Jump Jacques Freitag
 South Africa
2.35 Stefan Holm
 Sweden
2.32 Mark Boswell
 Canada
2.32
Freitag, a 2.04 m tall 21-year-old, was one of the three jumpers to make 2.32. He was the only one to clear the next height, winning the gold in his first international final.
Long Jump Dwight Phillips
 United States
8.32 James Beckford
 Jamaica
8.28 Yago Lamela
 Spain
8.22
The winning mark in the long jump final, which did not include four-time World Champion Iván Pedroso and 2001 silver medallist Savanté Stringfellow (both eliminated in the qualification), was the shortest in the history of the event. The competition heated up in the 5th round, when the lead changed three times.
Pole Vault Giuseppe Gibilisco
Flag of Italy Italy
5.90 NR Okkert Brits
 South Africa
5.85 Patrik Kristiansson
 Sweden
5.85 =PB
Gibilisco, who had never placed better than 10th at a major tournament, upset the field with a new National Record of 5.90. Two of the pre-tournament favourites, Aleksandr Averbukh and Romain Mesnil, were already eliminated before the final, while defending World Champion Markov placed fourth in the final.
Triple Jump Christian Olsson
 Sweden
17.72 Yoandri Betanzos
Flag of Cuba Cuba
17.28 Leevan Sands
Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas
17.26
World Record holder and double World Champion Jonathan Edwards announced his retirement after the Championships. He qualified for the final, but had to give up after two jumps due to an injury. The title was won by 2002 European Champion Olsson, who started triple jumping after seeing Edwards win the 1995 World Championship in Gothenburg.
Shot Put Andrei Mikhnevich
 Belarus
21.69 PB Adam Nelson
 United States
21.26 Yuriy Bilonoh
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
21.10
Mikhnevich threw five of his six throws over 21 metre, and his winning mark was a new personal best. He had been suspended until August 6 after a doping offence in 2001. Triple World Champion John Godina made the final, but placed 9th after a foul throw - heavily disputed by Godina - meaning he couldn't get three more attempts.
Discus Virgilijus Alekna
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
69.69 Robert Fazekas
Flag of Hungary Hungary
69.01 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
 Belarus
66.51
Five-time World Champion Lars Riedel of Germany was looking for a record-tying sixth title, but he placed fourth behind Alekna, the 2000 Olympic Champion.
Javelin Sergey Makarov
 Russia
85.44 Andrus Värnik
Flag of Estonia Estonia
85.17 Boris Henry
 Germany
84.74
Hammer Ivan Tikhon
 Belarus
83.05 Adrian Ànnus
Flag of Hungary Hungary
80.36 Koji Murofushi
 Japan
80.12
Decathlon Tom Pappas
 United States
8750 Roman Šebrle
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic
8634 Dmitry Karpov
Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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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. ... Jacques Freitag (born June 11, 1982 in Warrenton, Northern Cape Province) a South African high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Stefan Holm. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Mark Boswell (born July 28, 1977 in Mandeville, Jamaica) is a Canadian high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... Phillips in Helsinki at the GE Money Grand Prix in July 2005, celebrating after his first jump (8. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... James Beckford (born January 9, 1975 in St. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... 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. ... Iván Lázaro Pedroso Soler (born December 17, 1972 in La Habana) is a Cuban athlete specializing in long jump. ... Savante Stringfellow is a U.S. born longjumper. ... Pole vaulting is 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. ... Giuseppe Gibilisco (born January 5, 1979 in Siracusa) is an Italian pole vaulter who won the 2003 World Championships with a personal best of 5. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Okkert Brits (born August 22, 1973 in Uitenhage) is a South African athlete competing in the pole vault. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Patrik Kristiansson is an athlete competing in pole vault. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Aleksandr Averbukh (born October 1, 1974 in Irkutsk, Russia) is an Israeli athlete competing in the pole vault. ... Romain Mesnil (born 13 July 1977 in Plessis-Bouchard) is a French pole vaulter. ... 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. ... Christian Olsson (born January 25, 1980 in Gothenburg, Sweden) is an athlete competing in high jump and triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Yoandri Betanzos (born February 15, 1982) is a Cuban athlete competing in the triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Leevan Sands (born August 16, 1981) is a Bahamian athlete competing in the triple jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... 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. ... Location of Gothenburg in northern Europe Coordinates: Country Sweden County Västra Götaland County Province Västergötland Charter 1621 Government  - Mayor Göran Johansson Area  - City 450 km²  (174 sq mi)  - Water 14. ... 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. ... Andrei Mikhnevich (born July 12, 1976) is a Belarusian shot putter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Adam Nelson is an elite American shotputter. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Yuriy Bilonoh (also romanized as Yuriy Bilonog, born March 9, 1974 in Bilopillya, Sumy) is a Ukrainian shot putter, who won the gold medal in his event at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... 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. ... Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark The Discus throw is an athletic throwing event in track and field competition. ... Virgilijus Alekna is a famous Lithuanian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Robert Fazekas (born 18 August, 1975 in Szombathely) is a Hungarian discus thrower, who won gold in the 2002 European Championships and silver in the 2003 World Championship. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... 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. ... Lars Riedel (born June 28, 1967 in Zwickau) is a successful German discus thrower. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Andrus Värnik (born September 27, 1977 in Antsla) is an Estonian javelin thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Estonia_(bordered). ... 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. ... 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. ... Ivan Tikhon (Belarusian Іван Ціхан / Ivan Cichan; Russian Іван Тихон) (born July 24, 1976) - Belarusian athlete, hammer thrower, two times world champion, silver olympic medalist (Athens 2004). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Adrián Annus (born June 28, 1973, Szeged, Hungary) is a hammer thrower from Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Koji Alexander Murofushi (Jpn. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... // 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. ... Tom Pappas (born September 6, 1976 in Azalea, Oregon) is an American track & field decathlete. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Roman Å ebrle IPA: (born 26 November 1974 in LanÅ¡kroun) is an athlete from the Czech Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Dmitriy Karpov (born July 23, 1981 in Karaganda) is an athlete from Kazakhstan who competes in decathlon and heptathlon (the latter during the winter season). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kazakhstan. ...

Women's Results

Track

1999 |2001 |2003 |2005 |2007 | 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 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. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... The 11th World Championships in Athletics will take place from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
100 m Torri Edwards
 United States
10.93 Zhanna Pintusevich-Block (Tarnopolskaya)
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
10.99 Chandra Sturrup
Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas
11.02
200 m Anastasiya Kapachinskaya
 Russia
22.38 Torri Edwards
 United States
22.47 Muriel Hurtis
 France
22.59
400 m Ana Guevara
Flag of Mexico Mexico
48.89 Lorraine Fenton (Graham)
 Jamaica
49.43 Amy Mbacke Thiam
Flag of Senegal Senegal
49.95
800 m Maria Mutola
Flag of Mozambique Mozambique
1:59.89 Kelly Holmes
 United Kingdom
2:00.18 Natalya Khrushchelyova
 Russia
2:00.29
1500 m Tatyana Tomashova
 Russia
3:58.52 Sureyya Ayhan
 Turkey
3:59.04 Hayley Tullett
 United Kingdom
3:59.95
5000 m Tirunesh Dibaba
 Ethiopia
14:51.72 Marta Dominguez
 Spain
14:52.26 Edith Masai
 Kenya
14:52.30
10 000 m Berhane Adere
 Ethiopia
30:04.18 Werknesh Kidane
 Ethiopia
30:07.15 Sun Yingjie
 China
30:07.20
Marathon Catherine Ndereba
 Kenya
2:23.55 Mizuki Noguchi
 Japan
2:24.14 Masako Chiba
 Japan
2:25.09
100 m H Perdita Felicien
 Canada
12.53 Brigitte Foster-Hylton
 Jamaica
12.57 Miesha McKelvy
 United States
12.67
400 m H Jana Pittman
 Australia
53.22 Sandra Glover
 United States
53.65 Yuliya Pechonkina (Nosova)
 Russia
53.71
20 km Walk Yelena Nikolayeva
 Russia
1:26:52 Gillian O'Sullivan
 Ireland
1:27:34 Valentina Tsybulskaya
 Belarus
1:28:10
4 X 100 m Patricia Girard,
Muriel Hurtis,
Sylviane Felix, Christine Arron
 France
41.78 Angela Williams, Chryste Gaines, Inger Miller, Torri Edwards
 United States
41.83 Olga Fyodorova
Yuliya Tabakova
Marina Kislova
Larisa Kruglova
 Russia
42.66
4 X 400 m Demetria Washington,
Jearl Miles-Clark,
Me'Lisa Barber,
Sanya Richards
 United States
3:22.63 Anastasiya Kapachinskaya,
Natalya Nazarova,
Olesya Zykina,
Yuliya Pechonkina (Nosova)
 Russia
3:22.91 Allison Beckford,
Lorraine Fenton (Graham),
Ronetta Smith,
Sandie Richards,
 Jamaica
3:22.92

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. ... Torri Edwards (born January 30, 1977) is an American sprinter. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Zhanna Pintusevich-Block (born on July 6, 1972, in Nezhin, Ukraine) is a sprinter that has competed in the Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Chandra Sturrup (born September 12, 1971 in Nassau, Bahamas) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Bahamas. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Bahamas. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Anastasiya Kapachinskaya (born: November 20, 1979 in Moscow, Russia) is a sprint athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Torri Edwards (born January 30, 1977) is an American sprinter. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Muriel Hurtis is a French athlete born on March 25, 1979 at Bondy, France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Sprints are races in athletics. ... Ana Gabriela Guevara Espinoza (born March 4, 1977) is a Mexican track and field athlete, specializing in the 400 meters. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... 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. ... Amy Mbacke Thiam (born November 10, 1976) is a Senegalese athlete competing in the 400 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Senegal. ... Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 5000 meters. ... Maria de Lurdes Mutola (born October 27, 1972 in Maputo) is an athlete from Mozambique who has specialised in the 800 m. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE (born April 19, 1970) is a retired English middle distance athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Natalya Khrushchelyova (born March 20, 1973) is a Russian middle distance runner who won a bronze medal in 800 metres at the 2003 World Championships. ... 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. ... Tatyana Tomashova (born July 1, 1975 in Perm) is a Russian middle distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Süreyya Ayhan at ISTAF 2003 in Berlin, Germany Sureyya Ayhan (Turkish full name: Süreyya Ayhan Kop) is a Turkish middle distance track runner and was an European record holder, born on September 6, 1978 in Korgun, Çankırı, Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Hayley Tullett (born July 1, 1975 in Swansea) is a Welsh middle distance runner mainly competing over 1500 metres. ... 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. ... Tirunesh Dibaba (born June 1, 1985) is an Ethiopian long distance track athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Marta Domínguez (born November 3, 1975 in Palencia) is a Spanish runner who mainly competes in 3000 and 5000 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Edith Masai is a Kenyan track athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Long-distance track event races require runners to balance their energy. ... Berhane Adere (born July 21, 1973 in Shewa) is an athlete from Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Werknesh Kidane (born November 21, 1981), is an Ethiopian long distance track and field athlete and winner of various world wide championships running both 5,000 and 10,000 meters. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Sun Yingjie (born January 19, 1979 in Liaoning) is a Chinese long-distance runner who competes in everything from 5000 metres to marathon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Modern day marathon runners The word marathon refers to a long-distance road running event of 42. ... Catherine Ndereba (born July 31, 1972) is a world class Kenyan marathon runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kenya. ... Mizuki Noguchi (Japanese: 野口みずき, born July 3, 1978) is a female long-distance athlete (track and field) from Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Masako Chiba (born 18 July 1976) is a Japanese long-distance runner. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Perdita Felicien, born August 29, 1980 in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, is the world champion hurdler in track and field athletic competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Brigitte Foster-Hylton, née Foster (born November 7, 1974 in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica) is a Jamaican hurdling athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... Miesha McKelvy-Jones (born 27 July 1976) is an American hurdler who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Hurdling is running over obstacles. ... Jana Pittman Jana Pittman (born November 9, 1982 in Sydney) is an Australian athlete who specialises in the 200 m and 400 m hurdles events. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Sandra Glover (born December 30, 1968 in Palestine, Texas) is an African American athlete competing in the 400 metres hurdles. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Yuliya Pechonkina, née Nosova (born 21 April 1978 in Krasnoyarsk) is a Russian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres hurdles and 4 x 400 metres relay. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Mens 20 km walk during the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, Finland. ... Yelena Nikolayeva (born February 1, 1966 in Akshiki Chuvashskaya) is a Russian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Gillian OSullivan (born 21 August 1976) is an Irish race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Valentina Tsybulskaya (born February 9, 1968 in Rostov, Russia) is a Belarusian race walker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... 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. ... 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. ... Sylviane Felix (born October 31, 1977 in Créteil, France) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for 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. ... Angela Williams (born 30 January 1980 in Bellflower, California) is an American athlete. ... Chryste Gaines is an American athlete who competed mainly in the 100 metres. ... Inger Miller (born June 12, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a Track and Field sprint athlete, competing internationally for United States. ... Torri Edwards (born January 30, 1977) is an American sprinter. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Olga Fyodorova (born July 14, 1983 in Sverdlovsk Oblast) is a Russian sprinter who mainly competes in the 100 metres. ... Yuliya Tabakova (born May 1, 1980 in Kaluga, Russia) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for Russia. ... Marina Kislova (born February 7, 1978) is a Russian sprinter. ... Larisa Kruglova (Russian: , born October 27, 1972) is a Russian sprinter who mainly competes in the 100 metres. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... 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. ... Jearl Miles-Clark (born September 4, 1966). ... MeLisa Barber MeLisa Barber (born October 4, 1980 in Livingston, New Jersey) is an American track and field sprint athlete. ... Sanya Richards (born February 26, 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a track and field athlete who competes internationally for the United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Anastasiya Kapachinskaya (born: November 20, 1979 in Moscow, Russia) is a sprint athlete. ... Natalya Nazarova (born: May 24, 1979 in Moscow, Russia. ... Olesya Zykina (born October 7, 1980 in Kaluga) is a Russian athlete who mainly competes in in the 400 metres. ... Yuliya Pechonkina, née Nosova (born 21 April 1978 in Krasnoyarsk) is a Russian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres hurdles and 4 x 400 metres relay. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Allison Beckford (born May 8, 1979) is a Jamaican sprinter competing in the 400 metres. ... Lorraine Fenton (born September 8, 1973 in Manchester, Jamaica) is a Jamaican athlete competing in the 400 m. ... Ronetta Smith (born May 2, 1980) is a Jamaican sprinter. ... Sandie Richards (born November 6, 1968 in Clarendon Park, Jamaica) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for the Jamaica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ...

Field

1999 |2001 |2003 |2005 |2007 | 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 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. ... Helsinki Olympic Stadium at the opening day of the 2005 World Championships in Athletics. ... The 11th World Championships in Athletics will take place from August 24 to September 2, 2007 at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan. ...

Event: Gold: Silver: Bronze:
High Jump Hestrie Cloete (Storbeck)
 South Africa
2.06 Marina Kuptsova
 Russia
2.00 Kajsa Bergqvist
 Sweden
2.00
Pole Vault Svetlana Feofanova
 Russia
4.75 Annika Becker
 Germany
4.70 Yelena Isinbayeva
 Russia
4.65
Long Jump Eunice Barber
 France
6.99 Tatyana Kotova
 Russia
6.74 Anju Bobby George
Flag of India India
6.70
Triple Jump Tatyana Lebedeva
 Russia
15.18 Françoise Mbango-Etone
Flag of Cameroon Cameroon
15.05 Magdelin Martinez
Flag of Italy Italy
14.90
Shot Put Svetlana Krivelyova
 Russia
20.63 Nadezhda Ostapchuk
 Belarus
20.12 Vita Pavlysh
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
20.08
Discus Irina Yatchenko
 Belarus
67.32 Anastasia Kelesidou
Flag of Greece Greece
67.14 Ekaterini Voggoli
Flag of Greece Greece
66.73
Hammer Yipsi Moreno
Flag of Cuba Cuba
73.30 Olga Kuzenkova
 Russia
71.71 Manuela Montebrun
 France
70.92
Javelin Mirela Manjani (Tzelili)
Flag of Greece Greece
66.52 Tatyana Shikolenko
 Russia
63.28 Steffi Nerius
 Germany
62.70
Heptathlon Carolina Klüft
 Sweden
7001 Eunice Barber
 France
6755 Natalya Sazanovich
 Belarus
6524
Swedish Carolina Klüft won with big margin following a breaking of her personal best in six of the seven events and the totals. She was the third woman to score more than 7000 points.

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. ... Hestrie Cloete-Storbeck (born August 26, 1978 in Germiston, South Africa) is a highly successful high jumper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Marina Kuptsova (born December 22, 1981 in Moscow) is a Russian high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2003 World Championships. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Kajsa Margareta Bergqvist (born October 12, 1976 in Sollentuna, Sweden) is an athlete competing in high jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Pole vaulting is 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. ... Svetlana Feofanova (Russian: Светлана Евгеньевна Феофанова; born 16 July 1980) in Moscow, she is a Russian pole vaulter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Annika Becker (born 12 November 1981 in Rotenburg an der Fulda) is a retired German pole vaulter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Yelena Isinbayeva (Russian: Елена Исинбаева; born June 3, 1982 in Volgograd) is a Russian pole vaulter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Long jumper at the GE Money Grand Prix in Helsinki, July 2005. ... 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. ... Tatyana Kotova (born November 12, 1976 in Kokand, Uzbekistan) is an athlete who competes for Russia in the long jump. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Anju Bobby George Anju Bobby George (born April 19, 1977) is an Indian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_India. ... 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. ... Tatyana Lebedeva (born July 21, 1976) is a Russian athlete. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Françoise Mbango Etone (born April 14, 1976) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for the Cameroon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cameroon. ... Magdelin Martinez (born February 10, 1976 in Camag, Cuba) is a track and field athlete, competing internationally for the Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... 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. ... 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). ... Nadezhda Ostapchuk (born October 12, 1980) is a Belarusian shot putter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Vita Pavlysh (born: January 15, 1969 in Ukraine) was an athlete who specialised in the shot put. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Statue of discus thrower in Botanic Garden, Copenhagen, Denmark The Discus throw is an athletic throwing event in track and field competition. ... Irina Yatchenko (born October 31, 1965 in Gomel) is a Belarusian discus thrower best known for two Olympic bronze medals at the 2000 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... 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. ... Ekaterini Voggoli (born October 30, 1970 in Larisa) is a Greek discus thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... 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. ... Yipsi Moreno (born November 19, 1980 in Camagüey) is a Cuban athlete competing in the hammer throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... 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). ... Manuela Montebrun (born 13 November 1979 in Laval) is a French hammer thrower. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... This article or section does not cite any 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). ... Steffi Nerius (born July 1, 1972 in Bergen auf Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a German athlete competing in the javelin throw. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... 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. ... Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish IPA: ) (born February 2, 1983) is a Swedish athlete competing in heptathlon, long jump and pentathlon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... 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. ... Natalya Sazanovich (born August 15, 1973 in Baranavičy) is a former Belarusian heptathlete who won two Olympic medals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belarus. ... Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish IPA: ) (born February 2, 1983) is a Swedish athlete competing in heptathlon, long jump and pentathlon. ...

Medals Table

Position: Nation: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1.  United States 8 8 1 17
2.  Russia 7 7 5 19
3.  France 3 2 3 8
4.  Ethiopia 3 2 2 7
5.  Belarus 3 1 3 7
6.  Sweden 2 1 2 5
7.  Kenya 2 1 1 4
=.  South Africa 2 1 1 4
9. Flag of Morocco Morocco 2 1 0 3
10. Flag of Greece Greece 1 1 2 4
11. Flag of Cuba Cuba 1 1 0 2
12. Flag of Italy Italy 1 0 2 3
13.  Canada 1 0 1 2
14. Flag of Algeria Algeria 1 0 0 1
=.  Australia 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Mexico Mexico 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Poland Poland 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Qatar Qatar 1 0 0 1
=. Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 0 0 1
24.  Jamaica 0 4 1 5
25.  Spain 0 3 2 5
26. Flag of Hungary Hungary 0 2 0 2
27.  Germany 0 1 3 4
=.  Japan 0 1 3 4
=. Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 0 1 3 4
30.  United Kingdom 0 1 2 3
31. Flag of Brazil Brazil 0 1 0 1
=. Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 0 1 0 1
=. Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 0 1 0 1
=. Flag of Estonia Estonia 0 1 0 1
=. Flag of Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland 0 1 0 1
=. Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 0 1 0 1
=.  Turkey 0 1 0 1
38. Flag of The Bahamas Bahamas 0 0 3 3
39.  China 0 0 2 2
40. Flag of India India 0 0 1 1
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References

For more information about these results including in-depth results of all heats and finals that include photo finish, wind readings and reaction times see the link below.

  • IAAF Championship 2003
IAAF World Championships in Athletics
Outdoor
1983 | 1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013
Indoor
1985 | 1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010
Junior
1986 | 1988 | 1990 | 1992 | 1994 | 1996 | 1998 | 2000 | 2002 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2010
Youth
1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007 | 2009

  Results from FactBites:
 
Eunice Barber: Information from Answers.com (499 words)
She won the heptathlon at the World Championships in Athletics in 1999, the long jump in 2003 and finished second in heptathlon in 2003 and 2005.
In the 1999 World Championships heptathlon in Seville, she beats Denise Lewis by just 137 points with a personal best total of 6861 points with Lewis safely in second by a further 224 points to third placed Ghada Shouaa.
At the 2006 European Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg she had to quit the heptathlon competition after just two disciplines because of a hip injury.
2003 World Championships in Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (936 words)
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.
Reigning World and Olympic Champion Maurice Greene was eliminated in the semi-finals, being out of shape all season, leaving the final without a clear favourite.
World Record holder and double World Champion Jonathan Edwards announced his retirement after the Championships.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

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