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4th World Championships in Athletics
4th World Championships in Athletics
Host city Stuttgart, Germany
Date(s) August 13 – August 22
Main Stadium Gottlieb Daimler Stadium
Nations participating 187
Athletes participating 1689

The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22 with the participation of 187 nations.[1]

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

Contents

Men's results

Track

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
 Linford Christie (GBR) 9.87
(AR)
 Andre Cason (USA) 9.92  Dennis Mitchell (USA) 9.99
200 m
details
 Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 19.85
(CR/AR)
 John Regis (GBR) 19.94  Carl Lewis (USA) 19.99
400 m
details
 Michael Johnson (USA) 43.65  Butch Reynolds (USA) 44.13  Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.54
800 m
details
 Paul Ruto (KEN) 1:44.71  Giuseppe D'Urso (ITA) 1:44.86  Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:44.89
1,500 m
details
 Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:34.24  Fermin Cacho Ruiz (ESP) 3:35.56  Abdi Bile (SOM) 3:35.96
5,000 m
details
 Ismael Kirui (KEN) 13:02.75  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 13:03.17  Fita Bayisa (ETH) 13:05.40
10,000 m
details
 Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:46.02  Moses Tanui (KEN) 27:46.54  Richard Chelimo (KEN) 28:06.02
Marathon
details
 Mark Plaatjes (USA) 2:13:57  Lucketz Swartbooi (NAM) 2:14:11  Bert van Vlaanderen (NED) 2:15:12
110 m hurdles
details
 Colin Jackson (GBR) 12.91
(WR)
 Tony Jarrett (GBR) 13.00  Jack Pierce (USA) 13.06
400 m hurdles
details
 Kevin Young (USA) 47.18  Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.60  Winthrop Graham (JAM) 47.62
3,000 m steeplech.
details
 Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:06.36
(CR)
 Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:07.53  Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:08.78
20 km walk
details
 Valentin Massana (ESP) 1:22:31  Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 1:23:06  Daniel Plaza (ESP) 1:23:18
50 km walk
details
 Jesus Garcia (ESP) 3:41:41  Valentin Kononen (FIN) 3:42:02  Valeriy Spitsyn (RUS) 3:42:50
4x100 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
37.48  Great Britain (GBR)
Colin Jackson
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
37.77
(AR)
 Canada (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Atlee Mahorn
37.83
(NR)
4x400 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
2:54.29
(WR)
 Kenya (KEN)
Kennedy Ochieng
Simon Kemboi
Abednego Matilu
Samson Kitur
2:59.82  Germany (GER)
Rico Lieder
Karsten Just
Olaf Hense
Thomas Schönlebe
2:59.99

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Field

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
 Mike Powell (USA) 8.59  Stanislav Tarasenko (RUS) 8.16  Vitaliy Kirilenko (UKR) 8.15
Triple jump
details
 Mike Conley (USA) 17.86  Leonid Voloshin (RUS) 17.65  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.44
High jump
details
 Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.40
(CR)
 Artur Partyka (POL) 2.37  Steve Smith (GBR) 2.37
Pole vault
details
 Sergey Bubka (UKR) 6.00
(CR)
 Grigoriy Yegorov (KAZ) 5.90
(AR)
 Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 5.80
 Igor Trandenkov (RUS)
Shot put
details
 Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.97  Randy Barnes (USA) 21.80  Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 20.40
Discus throw
details
 Lars Riedel (GER) 67.72  Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 66.90  Jürgen Schult (GER) 66.12
Hammer throw
details
 Andrey Abduvaliyev (TJK) 81.64
(AR)
 Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 79.88  Tibor Gecsek (HUN) 79.54
Javelin throw
details
 Jan Železný (CZE) 85.98
(CR)
 Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 84.78  Mick Hill (GBR) 82.96
Decathlon
details
 Dan O'Brien (USA) 8817
(CR)
 Eduard Hämäläinen (BLR) 8724  Paul Meier (GER) 8548

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Michael Stulce of the United States finished third in the shot put, but was later disqualified after testing positive for excess testosterone and mestenolone.

Women's results

Track

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
Details
Gail Devers
 United States
10.82
CR
Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
10.82
CR
Gwen Torrence
 United States
10.89
200 m
Details
Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
21.98 Gwen Torrence
 United States
22.00 Irina Privalova
 Russia
22.13
400 m
Details
Jearl Miles
 United States
49.82 Natasha Kaiser-Brown
 United States
50.17 Sandie Richards
 Jamaica
50.44
800 m
Details
Maria de Lurdes Mutola
 Mozambique
1:55.43
AR
Lyubov Gurina
 Russia
1:57.10 Ella Kovacs
 Romania
1:57.92
1,500 m
Details
Liu Dong
 China
4:00.50 Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
4:03.48 Hassiba Boulmerka
 Algeria
4:04.29
3,000 m
Details
Qu Yunxia
 China
8:28.71
CR
Zhang Linli
 China
8:29.25 Zhang Lirong
 China
8:31.95
10,000 m
Details
Wang Junxia
 China
30:49.30
CR
Zhong Huandi
 China
31:12.55 Sally Barsosio
 Kenya
31:15.38
Marathon
Details
Junko Asari
 Japan
2:30:03 Manuela Machado
 Portugal
2:30.54 Tomoe Abe
 Japan
2:31:01
100 m Hurdles
Details
Gail Devers
 United States
12.46
AR
Marina Azyabina
 Russia
12.60 Lynda Tolbert
 United States
12.67
400 m Hurdles
Details
Sally Gunnell
 United Kingdom
52.74
WR
Sandra Farmer-Patrick
 United States
52.79
AR
Margarita Ponomaryova
 Russia
53.48
10 km Walk
Details
Sari Essayah
 Finland
42:59 Ileana Salvador
 Italy
43:08 Encarna Granados
 Spain
43:21
4 x 100 m relay
Details
Olga Bogoslovskaya, Galina Maltchouguina, Natalya Voronova, Irina Privalova
 Russia
41.49
CR
Michelle Finn, Gwen Torrence, Wendy Vereen, Gail Devers
 United States
41.49
CR
Michelle Freeman, Juliet Campbell, Nicole Mitchell, Merlene Ottey
 Jamaica
41.94
4 x 400 m relay
Details
Gwen Torrence, Maicel Malone-Wallace, Natasha Kaiser, Jearl Miles
 United States
3:16.71
CR
Yelena Rouzina, Tatyana Alekseyeva, Margarita Ponomaryova, Irina Privalova
 Russia
3:18.38 Linda Keough, Phylis Smith, Tracy Goddard, Sally Gunnell
 United Kingdom
3:23.41

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Field

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

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

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Medal table by country

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

See also

References


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