1985 IAAF World Indoor Games

The World Indoor Games were arranged by the IAAF and held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from January 18 to January 19, 1985. In 1987 the championship was renamed to the IAAF World Indoor Championships and gained official status. There were a total number of 319 participating athletes from 69 countries.[1]

IAAF World Indoor Games
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Dates18–19 January
Host cityParis, France
VenuePalais Omnisports Paris-Bercy
Events24
Participation319 athletes from
69 nations

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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Ben Johnson
  Canada
6.62 Sam Graddy
  United States
6.63 Ronald Desruelles
  Belgium
6.68
200 metres
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Aleksandr Yevgenyev
  Soviet Union
20.95 Ade Mafe
  Great Britain
20.96 João Batista da Silva
  Brazil
21.19
400 metres
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Thomas Schönlebe
  East Germany
45.60 Todd Bennett
  Great Britain
45.97 Mark Rowe
  United States
46.31
800 metres
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Colomán Trabado
  Spain
1:47.42 Benjamín González
  Spain
1:47.94 Ikem Billy
  Great Britain
1:48.28
1500 metres
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Michael Hillardt
  Australia
3:40.27 José Luis González
  Spain
3:41.36 Joseph Chesire
  Kenya
3:41.38
3000 metres
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João Campos
  Portugal
7:57.63 Don Clary
  United States
7:57.78 Ivan Uvizl
  Czechoslovakia
7:57.92
60 metres hurdles
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Stéphane Caristan
  France
7.67 Javier Moracho
  Spain
7.69 Jon Ridgeon
  Great Britain
7.70
5000 metres walk
details
Gérard Lelièvre
  France
19:06.20 Maurizio Damilano
  Italy
19:11.41 Dave Smith
  Australia
19:16.04
High jump
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Patrik Sjöberg
  Sweden
2.32 Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.30 Othmane Belfaa
  Algeria
2.27
NR
Pole vault
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Sergey Bubka
  Soviet Union
5.75 Thierry Vigneron
  France
5.70 Vasiliy Bubka
  Soviet Union
5.60
Long jump
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Jan Leitner
  Czechoslovakia
7.96 Gyula Pálóczi
  Hungary
7.94 Giovanni Evangelisti
  Italy
7.88
Triple jump
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Khristo Markov
  Bulgaria
17.22 Lázaro Betancourt
  Cuba
17.15 Lázaro Balcindes
  Cuba
16.83
Shot put
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Remigius Machura
  Czechoslovakia
21.22 Udo Beyer
  East Germany
21.10 Jānis Bojārs
  Soviet Union
19.94

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Silke Gladisch
  East Germany
7.20 Heather Oakes
  Great Britain
7.21 Christelle Bulteau
  France
7.34
200 metres
details
Marita Koch
  East Germany
23.09 Marie-Christine Cazier
  France
23.33 Kim Robertson
  New Zealand
23.69 (NR)
400 metres
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Diane Dixon
  United States
53.35 Regine Berg
  Belgium
53.81 Charmaine Crooks
  Canada
54.08
800 metres
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Cristieana Cojocaru
  Romania
2:04.22 Jane Finch
  Great Britain
2:04.71 Mariana Simeanu
  Romania
2:05.51
1500 metres
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Elly van Hulst
  Netherlands
4:11.41 Fiţa Lovin
  Romania
4:11.42 Brit McRoberts
  Canada
4:11.83
3000 metres
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Debbie Scott
  Canada
9:04.99 Agnese Possamai
  Italy
9:09.66 PattiSue Plumer
  United States
9:12.12
60 metres hurdles
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Xénia Siska
  Hungary
8.03 Laurence Elloy
  France
8.08 Anne Piquereau
  France
8.10
3000 metres walk
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Giuliana Salce
  Italy
12:53.42 Yan Hong
  China
13:06.66 Ann Peel
  Canada
13:06.97
High jump
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Stefka Kostadinova
  Bulgaria
1.97 Susanne Lorentzon
  Sweden
1.94 Debbie Brill
  Canada
1.90
Danuta Bułkowska
  Poland
Silvia Costa
  Cuba
Long jump
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Helga Radtke
  East Germany
6.88 Tatyana Rodionova
  Soviet Union
6.72 Nijolė Medvedeva
  Soviet Union
6.44
Shot put
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Natalya Lisovskaya
  Soviet Union
20.07 Ines Müller
  East Germany
19.68 Nunu Abashidze
  Soviet Union
18.82

Medals tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)4206
2  Soviet Union (URS)3148
3  France (FRA)2327
4  Canada (CAN)2046
5  Czechoslovakia (TCH)2013
6  Bulgaria (BUL)2002
7  Spain (ESP)1304
8  United States (USA)1225
9  Italy (ITA)1214
10  Romania (ROU)1113
11  Hungary (HUN)1102
  Sweden (SWE)1102
13  Australia (AUS)1012
14  Netherlands (NED)1001
  Portugal (POR)1001
16  Great Britain (GBR)0426
17  Cuba (CUB)0224
18  Belgium (BEL)0112
19  China (CHN)0101
20  Algeria (ALG)0011
  Brazil (BRA)0011
  Kenya (KEN)0011
  New Zealand (NZL)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (24 nations)24242674


Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1985: World Indoor Games Archived 2010-03-05 at the Wayback Machine. Doha 2010. Retrieved on 2010-03-04.