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1987 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 1st IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Indianapolis, United States from March 6 to March 8, 1987. The championship had previously been known as the World Indoor Games, which were held once before changing the name.

1st IAAF World Indoor Championships
Indianapolis 1987 logo.jpg
Host cityIndianapolis, United States
Date(s)March 6–8
Main stadiumHoosier Dome
Participation401 athletes from
85 nations
Events24

Being the second championship of its kind, there were several championship records. New championship records were set for every single women's event. There were a total number of 419 participating athletes from 85 countries.

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
  Lee McRae (USA) 6.501
(CR)
  Mark Witherspoon (USA) 6.54   Pierfrancesco Pavoni (ITA) 6.59
200 metres
details
  Kirk Baptiste (USA) 20.73
(CR)
  Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA) 20.89   Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.92
400 metres
details
  Antonio McKay (USA) 45.98   Roberto Hernández (CUB) 46.09   Michael Franks (USA) 46.19
800 metres
details
  José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:47.49   Vladimir Graudyn (URS) 1:47.68   Faouzi Lahbi (MAR) 1:47.79
1500 metres
details
  Marcus O'Sullivan (IRL) 3:39.04
(CR)
  José Manuel Abascal (ESP) 3:39.13   Han Kulker (NED) 3:39.51
3000 metres
details
  Frank O'Mara (IRL) 8.03.32   Paul Donovan (IRL) 8.03.39   Terry Brahm (USA) 8:03.92
60 metres hurdles
details
  Tonie Campbell (USA) 7.51
(CR)
  Stéphane Caristan (FRA) 7.62   Nigel Walker (GBR) 7.66
5000 metres walk
details
  Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 18:27.79
(CR)
  Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 18:27.80   Ernesto Canto (MEX) 18:38.71
High jump
details
  Igor Paklin (URS) 2.38
(CR)
  Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS) 2.38   Ján Zvara (TCH) 2.34
Pole vault
details
  Sergey Bubka (URS) 5.85
(CR)
  Earl Bell (USA) 5.80   Thierry Vigneron (FRA) 5.80
Long jump
details
  Larry Myricks (USA) 8.23
(CR)
  Paul Emordi (NGR) 8.01   Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 8.01
Triple jump
details
  Mike Conley (USA) 17.54
(CR)
  Oleg Protsenko (URS) 17.26   Frank Rutherford (BAH) 17.02
Shot put
details
  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.24
(CR)
  Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.61   Sergey Smirnov (URS) 20.67

1 Ben Johnson of Canada originally won the 60 metres in 6.41, but was disqualified in September 1989 after admitting to using steroids between 1981 and 1988.[1]

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
  Nelli Fiere-Cooman (NED) 7.08
(CR)
  Aneliya Nuneva (BUL) 7.101   Angela Bailey (CAN) 7.12
200 metres
details
  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 22.27
(CR)
  Merlene Ottey-Page (JAM) 22.66   Grace Jackson (JAM) 23.21
400 metres
details
  Sabine Busch (GDR) 51.66
(CR)
  Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 52.54   Judit Forgács (HUN) 52.68
800 metres
details
  Christine Wachtel (GDR) 2:01.32
(CR)
  Gabriela Sedláková (TCH) 2:01.85   Lyubov Kiryukhina (URS) 2:01.98
1500 metres
details
  Doina Melinte (ROU) 4:05.68
(CR)
  Tatyana Samolenko (URS) 4:07.08   Svetlana Kitova (URS) 4:07.59
3000 metres
details
  Tatyana Samolenko (URS) 8:46.52
(CR)
  Olga Bondarenko (URS) 8:47.08   Maricica Puică (ROU) 8:47.92
60 metres hurdles
details
  Cornelia Oschkenat (GDR) 7.82
(CR)
  Yordanka Donkova (BUL) 7.85   Ginka Zagorcheva (BUL) 7.99
3000 metres walk
details
  Olga Krishtop (URS) 12:05.49
(CR)
  Giuliana Salce (ITA) 12:36.76   Ann Peel (CAN) 12:38.97
High jump
details
  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.05
(CR)
  Susanne Beyer (GDR) 2.02   Emiliya Dragieva (BUL) 2.00
Long jump
details
  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 7.10
(CR)
  Helga Radtke (GDR) 6.94   Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.76
Shot put
details
  Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 20.52
(CR)
  Ilona Briesenick (GDR) 20.28   Claudia Losch (FRG) 20.14

1 Angella Issajenko of Canada originally finished second in the 60 metres in 7.08, but was disqualified in September 1989 after admitting to steroid use between 1985 and 1988.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)65415
2  United States (USA)63211
3  East Germany (GDR)6309
4  Ireland (IRL)2103
5  Bulgaria (BUL)1225
6  Brazil (BRA)1012
  Netherlands (NED)1012
  Romania (ROU)1012
9  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0213
  France (FRA)0213
11  Italy (ITA)0123
12  Jamaica (JAM)0112
13  Cuba (CUB)0101
  Nigeria (NGR)0101
  Spain (ESP)0101
   Switzerland (SUI)0101
17  Canada (CAN)0022
18  Bahamas (BAH)0011
  Great Britain (GBR)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Mexico (MEX)0011
  Morocco (MAR)0011
  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (23 nations)24242472


Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 47–48, retrieved 27 September 2015

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