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1993 World Championships in Athletics

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] Having originally being held every four years in 1983, 1987 and 1991 these championships began a two-year cycle between events.

4th World Championships in Athletics
Stuttgart IAAF 1993.jpg
Host cityStuttgart, Germany
Nations participating187
Athletes participating1689
DatesAugust 13 – August 22
Main venueGottlieb Daimler Stadium
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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 resultsEdit

TrackEdit

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
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  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
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  Mark Plaatjes (USA) 2:13:57   Luketz 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
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  Kevin Young (USA) 47.18   Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.60   Winthrop Graham (JAM) 47.62
3,000 m steeplech.
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  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:06.36
(CR)
  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:07.53   Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:08.78
20 km walk
details
  Valentí 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
4 × 100 m relay
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  United States (USA)
Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
Calvin Smith*
37.48   Great Britain (GBR)
Colin Jackson
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
Jason John*
Darren Braithwaite*
37.77
(AR)
  Canada (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Atlee Mahorn
37.83
(NR)
4 × 400 m relay
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  United States (USA)
Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
Antonio Pettigrew*
Derek Mills*
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
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.

FieldEdit

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
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  Mike Powell (USA) 8.59   Stanislav Tarasenko (RUS) 8.16   Vitaliy Kyrylenko (UKR) 8.15
Triple jump
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  Mike Conley (USA) 17.86   Leonid Voloshin (RUS) 17.65   Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.44
High jump
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  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.40
(CR)
  Artur Partyka (POL) 2.37   Steve Smith (GBR) 2.37
Pole vault
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  Sergey Bubka (UKR) 6.00
(CR)
  Grigoriy Yegorov (KAZ) 5.90
(AR)
  Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 5.80
  Igor Trandenkov (RUS)
Shot put
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  Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.97   Randy Barnes (USA) 21.80   Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 20.401
Discus throw
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  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 Gécsek (HUN) 79.54
Javelin throw
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  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
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

1 Michael Stulce of the United States originally finished third, but was disqualified after testing positive for excess testosterone and mestenolone.

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

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 Mutola
  Mozambique
1:55.43
AR
Lyubov Gurina
  Russia
1:57.10 Ella Kovacs
  Romania
1:57.92
1500 m
details
Liu Dong
  China
4:00.50 Sonia O'Sullivan
  Ireland
4:03.48 Hassiba Boulmerka
  Algeria
4:04.29
3000 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
  Great Britain
52.74
WR
Sandra Farmer-Patrick
  United States
52.79
AR
Margarita Ponomaryova
  Russia
53.48
10 km walk
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Sari Essayah
  Finland
42:59 Ileana Salvador
  Italy
43:08 Encarna Granados
  Spain
43:21
4 × 100 m relay
details
  Russia
Olga Bogoslovskaya
Galina Malchugina
Natalya Voronova
Irina Privalova
Marina Trandenkova*
41.49 CR   United States
Michelle Finn
Gwen Torrence
Wendy Vereen
Gail Devers
Sheila Echols*
41.49 CR   Jamaica
Michelle Freeman
Juliet Campbell
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Dahlia Duhaney*
41.94=NR
4 × 400 m relay
details
  United States
Gwen Torrence
Maicel Malone
Natasha Kaiser
Jearl Miles
Terri Dendy*
Michelle Collins*
3:16.71 CR   Russia
Yelena Rouzina
Tatyana Alekseyeva
Margarita Ponomaryova
Irina Privalova
Yelena Golesheva*
Vera Sychugova*
3:18.38   Great Britain
Linda Keough
Phylis Smith
Tracy Goddard
Sally Gunnell
3:23.41
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.

FieldEdit

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
Heike Drechsler
  Germany
7.11 Larysa Berezhna
  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
NR
Shot put
details
Huang Zhihong
  China
20.57 Svetlana Krivelyova
  Russia
19.97 Kathrin Neimke
  Germany
19.71
Discus throw
details
Olga Chernyavskaya
  Russia
67.40 Daniela Costian
  Australia
65.36 Min Chunfeng
  China
65.26
Javelin throw
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
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)137525
2  China (CHN)4228
3  Russia (RUS)38516
4  Great Britain (GBR)33410
  Kenya (KEN)33410
6  Germany (GER)2248
7  Spain (ESP)2125
8  Cuba (CUB)2103
9  Finland (FIN)1203
10  Jamaica (JAM)1135
11  Ukraine (UKR)1124
12  Ethiopia (ETH)1113
13  Namibia (NAM)1102
14  Algeria (ALG)1012
  Japan (JPN)1012
16  Czech Republic (CZE)1001
  Mozambique (MOZ)1001
  Norway (NOR)1001
   Switzerland (SUI)1001
  Tajikistan (TJK)1001
21  Italy (ITA)0314
22  Belarus (BLR)0224
23  Australia (AUS)0101
  Ireland (IRL)0101
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)0101
  Poland (POL)0101
  Portugal (POR)0101
  Zambia (ZAM)0101
29  Austria (AUT)0011
  Bulgaria (BUL)0011
  Canada (CAN)0011
  Denmark (DEN)0011
  Hungary (HUN)0011
  Netherlands (NED)0011
  Romania (ROU)0011
  Somalia (SOM)0011
Totals (36 nations)444445133

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "iaaf.org - Osaka 2007 - History". Archived from the original on 2009-05-10. Retrieved 2009-04-03.