1979 IAAF World Cup – Results

These are the full results of the 1979 IAAF World Cup which was held between 24 and 26 August 1979 at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada.

ResultsEdit

100 mEdit

MenEdit

24 August
Wind: -0.4 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 James Sanford United States 10.17 8
2 Silvio Leonard (CUB) Americas 10.26 7
3 Marian Woronin (POL) Europe 10.28 6
4 Olaf Prenzler East Germany 10.33 5
5 Ernest Obeng (GHA) Africa 10.36 4
6 Richard James (AUS) Oceania 10.49 3
7 Suchart Chairsuvaparb (THA) Asia 10.51 2
8 Nikolay Kolesnikov Soviet Union 11.47 1
 

WomenEdit

25 August
Wind: -0.9 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Evelyn Ashford United States 11.06 8
2 Marlies Göhr East Germany 11.17 7
3 Annegret Richter (FRG) Europe 10.28 6
4 Lyudmila Kondratyeva Soviet Union 11.47 5
5 Angella Taylor (CAN) Americas 11.50 4
6 Helen Edwards (AUS) Oceania 11.67 3
7 Oguzoeme Nsenu (NGR) Africa 11.78 2
8 Emiko Konishi (JPN) Asia 12.31 1

200 mEdit

MenEdit

25 August
Wind: 0.0 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Silvio Leonard (CUB) Americas 20.34 8
2 Leszek Dunecki (POL) Europe 20.50 7
3 Peter Okodogbe (NGR) Africa 20.69 6
4 Bernhard Hoff East Germany 20.73 5
5 Mel Lattany United States 20.75 4
6 Viktor Burakov Soviet Union 20.96 3
7 Yasuhiro Harada (JPN) Asia 21.14 2
8 Barry Besanko (AUS) Oceania 21.19 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August
Wind: -0.2 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Evelyn Ashford United States 21.83 8
2 Marita Koch East Germany 22.02 7
3 Lyudmila Kondratyeva Soviet Union 22.66 6
4 Annegret Richter (FRG) Europe 22.78 5
5 Angella Taylor (CAN) Americas 22.83 4
6 Hannah Afriyie (GHA) Africa 23.61 3
7 Kim Robertson (NZL) Oceania 23.78 2
8 Sumiko Kaihara (JPN) Asia 24.60 1

400 mEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Hassan El Kashief (SUD) Africa 45.39 8
2 Nikolay Chernetskiy Soviet Union 46.06 7
3 Tony Darden United States 46.12 6
4 Franz-Peter Hofmeister (FRG) Europe 46.36 5
5 Frank Schaffer East Germany 46.40 4
6 Colin Bradford (JAM) Americas 46.88 3
7 Jim O'Sullivan (AUS) Oceania 48.20 2
8 Shoichi Handa (JPN) Asia 48.58 1
 

WomenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Marita Koch East Germany 48.97 8
2 Maria Kulchunova Soviet Union 50.60 7
3 Irena Szewińska (POL) Europe 51.15 6
4 Marita Payne (CAN) Americas 53.01 5
5 Terri-Anne Wangman (AUS) Oceania 53.44 4
6 Ruth Waithera (KEN) Africa 53.60 3
7 Patricia Jackson United States 54.37 2
8 Rita Sen (IND) Asia 57.76 1

800 mEdit

MenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 James Maina Boi (KEN) Africa 1:47.69 8
2 James Robinson United States 1:47.85 7
3 Willi Wülbeck (FRG) Europe 1:47.88 6
4 Olaf Beyer East Germany 1:47.90 5
5 Agberto Guimarães (BRA) Americas 1:48.8 4
6 Anatoliy Reshetnyak Soviet Union 1:49.4 3
7 John Higham (AUS) Oceania 1:50.2 2
8 Faleh Naji (IRQ) Asia 1:55.4 1
 

WomenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Nikolina Shtereva (BUL) Europe 2:00.52 8
2 Nadezhda Mushta Soviet Union 2:01.09 7
3 Anita Weiß East Germany 2:01.33 6
4 Anne Mackie-Morelli (CAN) Americas 2:02.01 5
5 Charlene Rendina (AUS) Oceania 2:02.62 4
6 Mary Chemweno (KEN) Africa 2:04.49 3
7 Wendy Knudson United States 2:06.06 2
8 Geeta Zutshi (IND) Asia 2:10.31 1

1500 mEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Thomas Wessinghage (FRG) Europe 3:46.00 8
2 Vladimir Ponomaryov Soviet Union 3:46.13 7
3 Jürgen Straub East Germany 3:46.30 6
4 Steve Scott United States 3:46.78 5
5 Mike Boit (KEN) Africa 3:46.85 4
6 Steve Foley (AUS) Oceania 3:47.8 3
7 Paul Craig (CAN) Americas 3:48.1 2
8 Rattan Singh (IND) Asia 3:52.4 1
 

WomenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Totka Petrova (BUL) Europe 4:06.47 8 DQ[1]
1 Christina Wartenberg East Germany 4:06.88 8
2 Giana Romanova Soviet Union 4:08.73 7
3 Francie Larrieu United States 4:09.16 6
4 Sakina Boutamine (ALG) Africa 4:12.13 5
5 Alison Wright (NZL) Oceania 4:13.48 4
6 Brit McRoberts (CAN) Americas 4:15.33 3
7 Kumiko Kobayashi (JPN) Asia 4:47.61 2

5000/3000 mEdit

MenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Miruts Yifter (ETH) Africa 13:35.9 8
2 Valeriy Abramov Soviet Union 13:37.6 7
3 Markus Ryffel (SUI) Europe 13:38.6 6
4 Hansjörg Kunze East Germany 13:39.8 5
5 Rodolfo Gómez (MEX) Americas 13:40.6 4
6 Matt Centrowitz United States 13:42.0 3
7 David Fitsimmons (AUS) Oceania 13:45.1 2
8 Gopal Singh Saini (IND) Asia 14:26.8 1
 

WomenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Svetlana Ulmasova Soviet Union 8:36.34 8
2 Grete Waitz (NOR) Europe 8:38.59 7
3 Francie Larrieu United States 8:53.02 6
4 Ursula Sauer East Germany 9:13.27 5
5 Barbara Moore (NZL) Oceania 9:19.65 4
6 Shauna Miller (CAN) Americas 9:20.28 3
7 Sakina Boutamine (ALG) Africa 9:30.73 2
8 Tashiko Kumagai (JPN) Asia 9:52.95 1

10,000 mEdit

MenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Miruts Yifter (ETH) Africa 27:53.07 8
2 Craig Virgin United States 27:59.55 7
3 Aleksandr Antipov Soviet Union 28:25.17 6
4 Gerard Barratt (AUS) Oceania 28:29.76 5
5 Peter Butler (CAN) Americas 28:40.83 4
6 Werner Schildhauer East Germany 29:15.52 3
7 John Treacy (IRL) Europe 29:25.30 2
8 Edward Vincent (IND) Asia 29:26.50 1

110/100 m hurdlesEdit

MenEdit

26 August
Wind: 0.0 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Renaldo Nehemiah United States 13.39 8
2 Thomas Munkelt East Germany 13.42 7
3 Alejandro Casañas (CUB) Americas 13.44 6
4 Aleksandr Puchkov Soviet Union 13.74 5
5 Jan Pusty (POL) Europe 13.88 4
6 Godwin Obasogie (NGR) Africa 14.18 3
7 Michael Wilson (AUS) Oceania 14.59 2
Yoshifumi Fujimori (JPN) Asia DNF 0
 

WomenEdit

25 August
Wind: -0.1 m/s

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Grażyna Rabsztyn (POL) Europe 12.67 8
2 Tatyana Anisimova Soviet Union 12.75 7
3 Kerstin Claus East Germany 13.03 6
4 Debbie LaPlante United States 13.23 5
5 Sharon Lane (CAN) Americas 13.63 4
6 Penny Gillies (AUS) Oceania 13.88 3
7 Judy Bell-Gam (NGR) Africa 13.93 2
8 Emi Akimoto (JPN) Asia 14.28 1

400 m hurdlesEdit

MenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Edwin Moses United States 47.53 8
2 Harald Schmid (FRG) Europe 48.71 7
3 Vasiliy Arkhipenko Soviet Union 48.97 6
4 Volker Beck East Germany 49.66 5
5 Peter Grant (AUS) Oceania 50.20 4
6 António Ferreira (BRA) Americas 50.54 3
7 Daniel Kimaiyo (KEN) Africa 50.55 2
Hassan Kadhum (IRQ) Asia DNS 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Bärbel Klepp East Germany 55.83 8
2 Marina Makeyeva Soviet Union 56.02 7
3 Debbie Esser United States 56.75 6
4 Christine Warden (GBR) Europe 57.20 5
5 Lynette Young (AUS) Oceania 58.80 4
6 Francine Gendron (CAN) Americas 60.91 3
7 Yumiko Aoi (JPN) Asia 61.02 2
8 Fatima El Faquir (MAR) Africa 67.42 1

3000 m steeplechaseEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Time Points Notes
1 Kip Rono (KEN) Africa 8:25.97 8
2 Ralf Pönitzsch East Germany 8:29.28 7
3 Mariano Scartezzini (ITA) Europe 8:29.44 6
4 Henry Marsh United States 8:30.09 5
5 Masanari Shintaku (JPN) Asia 8:40.00 4
6 Anatoliy Dimov Soviet Union 8:46.23 3
7 Philippe Lahuerte (CAN) Americas 8:54.68 2
8 Howard Healey (AUS) Oceania 9:15.06 1

4 × 100 m relayEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Team Athletes Time Points Notes
1 Americas Osvaldo Lara (CUB), Nelson dos Santos (BRA), Silvio Leonard (CUB), Altevir de Araújo (BRA) 38.70 8
2 United States Mike Roberson, Harvey Glance, Mel Lattany, Steve Riddick 38.77 7
3 Europe Jerzy Brunner (POL), Leszek Dunecki (POL), Zenon Licznerski (POL), Marian Woronin (BRA) 38.85 6
4 East Germany Klaus-Dieter Kurrat, Detlef Kübeck, Olaf Prenzler, Alexander Thieme 38.86 5
5 Africa Ernest Obeng (GHA), Edward Ofili (NGR), Théophile Nkounkou (CGO), Peter Okodogbe (NGR) 39.02 4
6 Soviet Union Valeriy Pidluzhnyy, Andrey Shlyapnikov, Aleksandr Aksinin, Vladimir Ignatenko 39.52 3
7 Oceania James Kelly (AUS), Richard James (AUS), Barry Besanko (AUS), Colin O'Sullivan (AUS) 39.85 2
8 Asia Suchart Chairsuvaparb (THA), Mohammed Al-Malki (OMA), Akira Harada (JPN), Shunzo Shito (JPN) 40.09 1
 

WomenEdit

26 August

Rank Team Athletes Time Points Notes
1 Europe Linda Haglund (SWE), Chantal Réga (FRA), Annegret Richter (FRG), Heather Hunte (GBR) 42.19 8
2 East Germany Christina Brehmer, Romy Schneider, Ingrid Auerswald, Marlies Göhr 42.32 7
3 Soviet Union Vera Anisimova, Olga Korotkova, Marina Sidorova, Lyudmila Kondratyeva 42.32 6
4 United States Evelyn Ashford, Karen Hawkins, Dollie Fleetwood, Valerie Boyer 43.53 5
5 Americas Lilieth Hodges (JAM), Rosie Allwood (JAM), Silvia Chivás (CUB), Angella Taylor (CAN) 43.99 4
6 Oceania Helen Edwards (AUS), Debbie Wells (AUS), Janeen Faithfull (AUS), Kim Robertson (NZL) 44.62 3
7 Africa Nzaeli Kyomo (TAN), Grace Bakari (GHA), Hannah Afriyie (GHA), Oguzoeme Nsenu (NGR) 44.83 2
8 Asia Yumiko Aoi (JPN), Usanee Lopinkarn (THA), Mo Hyung-hee (KOR), Ying Yaping (CHN) 46.19 1

4 × 400 m relayEdit

MenEdit

26 August

Rank Team Athletes Time Points Notes
1 United States Herman Frazier, Bill Green, Willie Smith, Tony Darden 3:00.70 8
2 Europe Ryszard Podlas (POL), Franz-Peter Hofmeister (FRG), Harry Schulting (NED), Harald Schmid (FRG) 3:00.80 7
3 Africa Billy Konchellah (KEN), Dele Udo (NGR), James Atuti (KEN), Hassan El Kachief (SUD) 3:01.22 6
4 Soviet Union Viktor Burakov, Vasiliy Arkhipyenko, Remigijus Valiulis, Nikolay Chernetskiy 3:02.24 5
5 Americas Ian Stapleton (JAM), Colin Bradford (JAM), Brian Saunders (JAM), Clyde Edwards (BAR) 3:02.39 4
6 East Germany Frank Richter, Udo Bauer, Frank Schaffer, Manfred Konow 3:05.27 3
7 Oceania Peter Grant (AUS), Jim O'Sullivan (AUS), John Higham (AUS), Peter Pearless (NZL) 3:06.19 2
8 Asia Fahim Al-Sada (IRQ), Uday Krishna Pradhu (IND), Ramashwany Gnanasekaran (IND), Shoichi Handa (JPN) 3:12.49 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August

Rank Team Athletes Time Points Notes
1 East Germany Gabriele Kotte, Christina Brehmer, Brigitte Köhn, Marita Koch 3:20.37 8
2 Soviet Union Irina Bagryantseva, Tatyana Prorochenko, Nina Zyuskova, Mariya Kulchunova 3:23.04 7
3 United States Sharon Dabney, Rosalyn Bryant, Patricia Jackson, Sherri Howard 3:27.36 6
4 Europe Karoline Käfer (AUT), Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH), Elke Decker (FRG), Irena Szewińska (POL) 3:27.39 5
5 Americas Aurelia Pentón (CUB), Jackie Pusey (JAM), Marita Payne (CAN), June Griffith (GUY) 3:28.50 4
6 Oceania Marian O'Shaughnessy (AUS), Terri-Anne Wangman (AUS), Lynnette Young (AUS), Kim Robertson (NZL) 3:35.60 3
7 Africa Grace Bakari (GHA), Marième Boye (SEN), Mary Chemweno (KEN), Ruth Waithera (KEN) 3:36.24 2
8 Asia Rita Sen (IND), Yumiko Aoi (JPN), Saik Oik Cum (MAS), Chen Juying (CHN) 3:48.75 1

High jumpEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Franklin Jacobs United States 2.27 8
2 Jacek Wszoła (POL) Europe 2.27 7
3 Aleksandr Grigoryev Soviet Union 2.24 6
4 Rolf Beilschmidt East Germany 2.24 5
5 Milton Ottey (CAN) Americas 2.10 4
6 Othmane Belfaa (ALG) Africa 2.10 3
7 Kazunori Koshikawa (JPN) Asia 2.05 2
8 Michael Dick (AUS) Oceania 2.00 1
 

WomenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Debbie Brill (CAN) Americas 1.96 8
2 Sara Simeoni (ITA) Europe 1.94 7
3 Nina Serbina Soviet Union 1.90 6
4 Rosemarie Ackermann East Germany 1.87 5
5 Louise Ritter United States 1.87 4
6 Catherine Soanes (AUS) Oceania 1.78 3
7 Zheng Dazhen (CHN) Asia 1.75 2
8 Kawther Akrémi (TUN) Africa 1.65 1

Pole vaultEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Mike Tully United States 5.45 8
2 Patrick Abada (FRA) Europe 5.45 7
3 Konstantin Volkov Soviet Union 5.30 6
4 Bruce Simpson (CAN) Americas 5.20 5
5 Itsuo Takanezawa (JPN) Asia 5.00 4
6 Axel Weber East Germany 5.00 3
7 Bob Huddle (AUS) Oceania 4.60 2
Kaddour Rahal (ALG) Africa NM 0

Long jumpEdit

MenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Larry Myricks United States 8.52 8
2 Lutz Dombrowski East Germany 8.27 7
3 David Giralt (CUB) Americas 8.22 6
4 Valeriy Pidluzhnyy Soviet Union 7.88 5
5 Gary Honey (AUS) Oceania 7.72 4
6 Grzegorz Cybulski (POL) Europe 7.66 3
7 Suresh Babu (IND) Asia 7.41 2
8 Kayode Elegbede (NGR) Africa 7.36 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Anita Stukāne Soviet Union 6.64 8
2 Brigitte Wujak East Germany 6.55 7
3 Kathy McMillan United States 6.31 6
4 Eloína Hechavarría (CUB) Americas 6.25 5
5 Doina Anton (ROM) Europe 6.09 4
6 Sumie Awara (JPN) Asia 5.96 3
7 Lynette Jacenko (AUS) Oceania 5.91 2
8 Bella Bellgam (NGR) Africa 5.73 1

Triple jumpEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 João Carlos de Oliveira (BRA) Americas 17.02 8
2 Gennadiy Valyukevich Soviet Union 16.94 7
3 Ian Campbell (AUS) Oceania 16.76 6
4 Zou Zhenxian (CHN) Asia 16.68 5
5 Willie Banks United States 16.66 4
6 Lolnar Gora East Germany 16.31 3
7 Ajayi Agbebaku (NGR) Africa 16.31 2
8 Bernard Lamitié (FRA) Europe 15.86 1

Shot putEdit

MenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Udo Beyer East Germany 20.45 8
2 Reijo Ståhlberg (FIN) Europe 20.05 7
3 Aleksandr Baryshnikov Soviet Union 20.00 6
4 Dave Laut United States 19.42 5
5 Bishop Dolegiewicz (CAN) Americas 19.40 4
6 Nagui Asaad (EGY) Africa 19.00 3
7 Mohamed Al-Zinkawi (KUW) Asia 17.25 2
8 Ray Rigby (AUS) Oceania 16.43 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Ilona Slupianek East Germany 20.98 8
2 Helena Fibingerová (TCH) Europe 19.74 7
3 Svetlana Krachevskaya Soviet Union 19.70 6
4 Maren Seidler United States 18.86 5
5 María Elena Sarría (CUB) Americas 18.59 4
6 Shen Lijuan (CHN) Asia 17.25 3
7 Bev Francis (AUS) Oceania 15.16 2
8 Odette Mistoul (GAB) Africa 13.71 1

Discus throwEdit

MenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Wolfgang Schmidt East Germany 66.02 8
2 Mac Wilkins United States 64.92 7
3 Luis Delís (CUB) Americas 63.50 6
4 Knut Hjeltnes (NOR) Europe 63.50 5
5 Ihor Duhinets Soviet Union 59.34 4
6 Robin Tait (NZL) Oceania 54.60 3
7 Abderrazak Ben Hassine (TUN) Africa 52.82 2
8 Kiyotaka Kawasaki (JPN) Asia 52.54 1
 

WomenEdit

26 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Evelin Jahl East Germany 65.18 8
2 Svetlana Melnikova Soviet Union 65.14 7
3 María Cristina Betancourt (CUB) Americas 62.84 6
4 Svetla Bozhkova (BUL) Europe 60.84 5
5 Gael Mulhall (AUS) Oceania 56.50 4
6 Li Xiaohui (CHN) Asia 55.64 3
7 Lynne Winbigler United States 50.06 2
8 Zoubida Laayouni (MAR) Africa 46.08 1

Hammer throwEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Sergey Litvinov Soviet Union 78.70 8
2 Karl-Hans Riehm (FRG) Europe 75.88 7
3 Roland Steuk East Germany 74.82 6
4 Peter Farmer (AUS) Oceania 71.68 5
5 Armando Orozco (CUB) Americas 69.62 4
6 Shigenobu Murofushi (JPN) Asia 67.32 3
7 Boris Djerassi United States 65.20 2
8 Abdallah Boubekeur (ALG) Africa 51.66 1

Javelin throwEdit

MenEdit

25 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Wolfgang Hanisch East Germany 86.48 8
2 Mike O'Rourke (NZL) Oceania 85.80 7
3 Antonio González (CUB) Americas 83.44 6
4 Michael Wessing (FRG) Europe 81.06 5
5 Aleksandr Makarov Soviet Union 80.76 4
6 Jacques Ayé Abehi (CIV) Africa 74.94 3
7 Shen Maomao (CHN) Asia 72.70 2
8 Duncan Atwood United States 71.06 1
 

WomenEdit

24 August

Rank Athlete Team Result Points Notes
1 Ruth Fuchs East Germany 66.10 8
2 Éva Ráduly-Zörgő (ROM) Europe 65.82 7
3 María Caridad Colón (CUB) Americas 63.50 6
4 Kate Schmidt United States 59.98 5
5 Saida Gunba Soviet Union 57.00 4
6 Li Xiaohui (CHN) Asia 52.50 3
7 Pamela Matthews (AUS) Oceania 52.48 2
8 Agnès Tchuinté (CMR) Africa 49.64 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Doping
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