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The 1995 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the eleventh edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It was held on 9 September at the Stade Louis II in Fontvieille, Monaco.

1995 IAAF Grand Prix Final
Host cityFontvieille, Monaco
Events18
Dates9 September
Main venueStade Louis II
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Moses Kiptanui (3000 metres steeplechase) and Maria Mutola (800 metres) were the overall points winners of the tournament. Mutola became the first African woman to win the overall series. A total of 18 athletics events were contested, ten for men and eight for women.

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Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall   Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 84   Jan Železný (CZE) 72   Mark Crear (USA) 72
200 metres   Michael Johnson (USA) 19.93   Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 20.21   Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.27
800 metres   Benson Koech (KEN) 1:45.27   Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:45.28   Mahjoub Haïda (MAR) 1:45.35
3000 metres   Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 7:35.90   Khalid Boulami (MAR) 7:36.11   Ismaïl Sghyr (MAR) 7:36.37
3000 metres steeplechase   Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:02.45   Richard Kosgei (KEN) 8:06.88   Eliud Barngetuny (KEN) 8:07.42
110 m hurdles   Mark Crear (USA) 13.07   Allen Johnson (USA) 13.09   Florian Schwarthoff (GER) 13.29
Pole vault   Okkert Brits (RSA) 5.95 m   Sergey Bubka (UKR) 5.90 m   Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 5.80 m
Long jump   Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.49 m   Kareem Streete-Thompson (USA) 8.46 m   James Beckford (JAM) 8.20 m
Discus throw   Lars Riedel (GER) 67.78 m   Sergey Lyakhov (RUS) 66.78 m   Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 66.60 m
Javelin throw   Jan Železný (CZE) 92.28 m   Raymond Hecht (GER) 87.42 m   Steve Backley (GBR) 83.84 m

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall   Maria Mutola (MOZ) 78   Anna Biryukova (RUS) 72   Gwen Torrence (USA) 72
200 metres   Gwen Torrence (USA) 22.20   Mary Onyali (NGR) 22.69   Carlette Guidry (USA) 22.71
800 metres   Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:55.72   Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:56.21   Patricia Djaté (FRA) 1:56.53
3000 metres   Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 8:39.94   Olga Churbanova (RUS) 8:41.42   Yvonne Graham (JAM) 8:42.40
400 m hurdles   Kim Batten (USA) 53.49   Tonja Buford (USA) 53.69   Deon Hemmings (JAM) 54.20
High jump   Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.03 m   Tatyana Motkova (RUS) 2.01 m   Yelena Gulyayeva (RUS) 1.96 m
Triple jump   Anna Biryukova (RUS) 14.99 m   Inessa Kravets (UKR) 14.59 m   Inna Lasovskaya (RUS) 14.59 m
Shot put   Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.20 m   Kathrin Neimke (GER) 19.94 m   Huang Zhihong (CHN) 19.94 m

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