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1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo in Seville, Spain from March 8 to March 10, 1991. It was the first Indoor Championships to include relay races as well as women's triple jump, albeit as a non-championship event. There were a total number of 518 athletes participated from 80 countries.

3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships
Seville 1991 logo.jpg
Host citySeville, Spain
Date(s)8 March–10 March
Main stadiumPalacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo
Participation518 athletes from
80 nations
Events26 (+1 non-championship)

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Andre Cason
  United States
6.54 Linford Christie
  Great Britain
6.55 Chidi Imoh
  Nigeria
6.60
200 metres
details
Nikolay Antonov
  Bulgaria
20.67 Linford Christie
  Great Britain
20.72 Ade Mafe
  Great Britain
20.92
400 metres
details
Devon Morris
  Jamaica
46.17 Samson Kitur
  Kenya
46.21 Cayetano Cornet
  Spain
46.52
800 metres
details
Paul Ereng
  Kenya
1:47.08 Tomás de Teresa
  Spain
1:47.82 Simon Hoogewerf
  Canada
1:47.88
1500 metres
details
Noureddine Morceli
  Algeria
3:41.57 Fermín Cacho
  Spain
3:42.68 Mário Silva
  Portugal
3:43.85
3000 metres
details
Frank O'Mara
  Ireland
7:41.14
(CR)
Hammou Boutayeb
  Morocco
7:43.64 Robert Denmark
  Great Britain
7:43.90
60 metres hurdles
details
Greg Foster
  United States
7.45 Igors Kazanovs
  Soviet Union
7.47 Mark McKoy
  Canada
7.49
5000 metres walk
details
Mikhail Shchennikov
  Soviet Union
18:23.55
(CR)
Giovanni De Benedictis
  Italy
18:23.60 Frants Kostyukevich
  Soviet Union
18:47.05
4 × 400 metres relay
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  Germany (GER)
Rico Lieder,
Jens Carlowitz,
Karsten Just,
Thomas Schönlebe
3:03.05
(WR)
  United States (USA)
Raymond Pierre,
Charles Jenkins,
Andrew Valmon,
Antonio McKay,
Clifton Campbell,
Willie Smith
3:03.24
(AR)
  Italy (ITA)
Marco Vaccari,
Vito Petrella,
Alessandro Aimar,
Andrea Nuti
3:05.51
(NR)
High jump
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Hollis Conway
  United States
2.40 Artur Partyka
  Poland
2.37 Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.31
Aleksey Yemelin
  Soviet Union
Pole vault
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Sergey Bubka
  Soviet Union
6.00 Viktor Ryzhenkov
  Soviet Union
5.80 Ferenc Salbert
  France
5.70
Long jump
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Dietmar Haaf
  Germany
8.15 Jaime Jefferson
  Cuba
8.04 Giovanni Evangelisti
  Italy
7.93
Triple jump
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Igor Lapshin
  Soviet Union
17.31 Leonid Voloshin
  Soviet Union
17.04 Tord Henriksson
  Sweden
16.80
Shot put
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Werner Günthör
  Switzerland
21.17 Klaus Bodenmüller
  Austria
20.42 Ron Backes
  United States
20.06

WomenEdit

1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Irina Sergeyeva
  Soviet Union
7.02
(CR)
Merlene Ottey
  Jamaica
7.08 Liliana Allen
  Cuba
7.12
(NR)
200 metres
details
Merlene Ottey
  Jamaica
22.24
(CR)
Irina Sergeyeva
  Soviet Union
22.41 Grit Breuer
  Germany
22.58
400 metres
details
Diane Dixon
  United States
50.64
(CR)
Sandra Myers
  Spain
50.99 Anita Protti
  Switzerland
51.41
(NR)
800 metres
details
Christine Wachtel
  Germany
2:01.51 Violeta Beclea
  Romania
2:01.75 Ella Kovacs
  Romania
2:01.79
1500 metres
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Lyudmila Rogachova
  Soviet Union
4:05.09 Ivana Kubešová
  Czechoslovakia
4:06.22 Tudorita Chidu
  Romania
4:06.27
3000 metres
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Marie-Pierre Duros
  France
8:50.69 Margareta Keszeg
  Romania
8:51.51 Lyubov Kremlyova
  Soviet Union
8:51.90
60 metres hurdles
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Lyudmila Narozhilenko
  Soviet Union
7.88 Monique Ewanjé-Épée
  France
7.90 Aliuska López
  Cuba
8.03
3000 metres walk
details
Beate Anders
  Germany
11:50.90
(CR)
Kerry Saxby
  Australia
12:03.21 Ileana Salvador
  Italy
12:07.67
4 × 400 metres relay
details
  Germany (GER)
Sandra Seuser,
Katrin Schreiter,
Annett Hesselbarth,
Grit Breuer
3:27.22
(WR)
  Soviet Union (URS)
Marina Shmonina,
Lyudmila Dzhigalova,
Margarita Ponomaryova,
Aelita Yurchenko
3:27.95
(NR)
  United States (USA)
Terri Dendy,
Lillie Leatherwood,
Jearl Miles,
Diane Dixon
3:29.00
(AR)
High jump
details
Heike Henkel
  Germany
2.00 Tamara Bykova
  Soviet Union
1.97 Heike Balck
  Germany
1.94
Long jump
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Larisa Berezhnaya
  Soviet Union
6.84 Heike Drechsler
  Germany
6.82 Marieta Ilcu
  Romania
6.74
Shot put
details
Sui Xinmei
  China
20.54
(CR)
Huang Zhihong
  China
20.33 Natalya Lisovskaya
  Soviet Union
20.00

Non-championship eventEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Triple jump
details
Inessa Kravets
  Soviet Union
14.44
(CR)
Li Huirong
  China
13.98 Sofiya Bozhanova
  Bulgaria
13.62

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union (URS)76417
2  Germany (GER)6129
3  United States (USA)4127
4  Jamaica (JAM)2103
5  France (FRA)1113
6  China (CHN)1102
  Kenya (KEN)1102
8   Switzerland (SUI)1012
9  Algeria (ALG)1001
  Bulgaria (BUL)1001
  Ireland (IRL)1001
12  Spain (ESP)0314
13  Romania (ROM)0235
14  Great Britain (GBR)0224
15  Cuba (CUB)0134
  Italy (ITA)0134
17  Australia (AUS)0101
  Austria (AUT)0101
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)0101
  Morocco (MAR)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
22  Canada (CAN)0022
23  Nigeria (NGR)0011
  Portugal (POR)0011
  Sweden (SWE)0011
Totals (25 nations)26262779

Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

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