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1995 World Championships in Athletics

The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995.

5th World Championships in Athletics
1995 World Championships in Athletics logo.svg
Host city Gothenburg, Sweden
Nations participating 191
Athletes participating 1804
Dates 5–13 August 1995
Main venue Ullevi Stadium
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This edition featured 1804 athletes from 191 nations.[1]

This competition saw the women run the 5000 m event at the World Championships for the first time. The race replaced the 3000 m event which had been run at all previous World Championships.

Contents

Men's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Donovan Bailey
  Canada
9.97 Bruny Surin
  Canada
10.03 Ato Boldon
  Trinidad and Tobago
10.03
200 m
details
Michael Johnson
  United States
19.79
CR
Frankie Fredericks
  Namibia
20.12 Jeff Williams
  United States
20.18
400 m
details
Michael Johnson
  United States
43.39
CR
Butch Reynolds
  United States
44.22 Greg Haughton
  Jamaica
44.56
800 m
details
Wilson Kipketer
  Denmark
1:45.08 Arthémon Hatungimana
  Burundi
1:45.64 Vebjørn Rodal
  Norway
1:45.68
1,500 m
details
Noureddine Morceli
  Algeria
3:33.73 Hicham El Guerrouj
  Morocco
3:35.28 Vénuste Niyongabo
  Burundi
3:35.56
5,000 m
details
Ismael Kirui
  Kenya
13:16.77 Khalid Bouhlami
  Morocco
13:17.15 Shem Kororia
  Kenya
13:17.59
10,000 m
details
Haile Gebrselassie
  Ethiopia
27:12.95
CR
Khalid Skah
  Morocco
27:14.53 Paul Tergat
  Kenya
27:14.70
Marathon
details
Martín Fiz
  Spain
2:11:41 Dionicio Cerón
  Mexico
2:12:13 Luíz Antônio dos Santos
  Brazil
2:12:49
110 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
  United States
13.00 Tony Jarrett
  Great Britain
13.04 Roger Kingdom
  United States
13.19
400 m hurdles
details
Derrick Adkins
  United States
47.98 Samuel Matete
  Zambia
48.03 Stéphane Diagana
  France
48.14
3,000 m st.
details
Moses Kiptanui
  Kenya
8:04.16
CR
Christopher Koskei
  Kenya
8:09.30 Saad Al-Asmari
  Saudi Arabia
8:12.95
AR
20 km walk
details
Michele Didoni
  Italy
1:19:59 Valentí Massana
  Spain
1:20:23 Yevgeniy Misyulya
  Belarus
1:20:48
50 km walk
details
Valentin Kononen
  Finland
3:43:42 Giovanni Perricelli
  Italy
3:45:11 Robert Korzeniowski
  Poland
3:45:57
4 × 100 m relay
details
  Canada (CAN)
Donovan Bailey
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
38.31   Australia (AUS)
Paul Henderson
Tim Jackson
Steve Brimacombe
Damien Marsh
38.50   Italy (ITA)
Giovanni Puggioni
Ezio Madonia
Angelo Cipolloni
Sandro Floris
39.07
4 × 400 m relay
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  United States (USA)
Marlon Ramsey
Derek Mills
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
Kevin Lyles*
Darnell Hall*
2:57.32   Jamaica (JAM)
Michael McDonald
Davian Clarke
Danny McFarlane
Greg Haughton
Dennis Blake*
2:59.88   Nigeria (NGR)
Udeme Ekpeyong
Kunle Adejuyigbe
Jude Monye
Sunday Bada
3:03.18

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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
  Cuba
8.70 James Beckford
  Jamaica
8.30 Mike Powell
  United States
8.29
Triple jump
details
Jonathan Edwards
  Great Britain
18.29
(WR)
Brian Wellman
  Bermuda
17.62 Jérôme Romain
  Dominica
17.59
High jump
details
Troy Kemp
  Bahamas
2.37 Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.37 Artur Partyka
  Poland
2.35
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
  Ukraine
5.92 Maksim Tarasov
  Russia
5.86 Jean Galfione
  France
5.86
Shot put
details
John Godina
  United States
21.47 Mika Halvari
  Finland
20.93 Randy Barnes
  United States
20.41
Discus throw
details
Lars Riedel
  Germany
68.76
(CR)
Vladimir Dubrovshchik
  Belarus
65.98 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
  Belarus
65.88
Hammer throw
details
Andrey Abduvaliyev
  Tajikistan
81.56 Igor Astapkovich
  Belarus
81.10 Tibor Gécsek
  Hungary
80.98
Javelin throw
details
Jan Železný
  Czech Republic
89.58 Steve Backley
  Great Britain
86.30 Boris Henry
  Germany
86.08
Decathlon
details
Dan O'Brien
  United States
8695 Eduard Hämäläinen
  Belarus
8489 Mike Smith
  Canada
8419

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)

Women's resultsEdit

TrackEdit

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
  Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.85   Merlene Ottey (JAM) 10.94   Irina Privalova (RUS) 10.96
200 m
details
  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.12   Irina Privalova (RUS) 22.12   Galina Malchugina (RUS) 22.37
400 m
details
  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.28   Pauline Davis (BAH) 49.96   Jearl Miles (USA) 50.00
800 m
details
  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:56.11   Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:56.68
(AR)
  Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:56.95
1,500 m
details
  Hassiba Boulmerka (ALG) 4:02.42   Kelly Holmes (GBR) 4:03.04   Carla Sacramento (POR) 4:03.79
5,000 m
details
  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 14:46.47
(CR)
  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 14:48.54   Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:53.77
10,000 m
details
  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.99   Derartu Tulu (ETH) 31:08.10   Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 31:17.66
Marathon
details
  Manuela Machado (POR) 2:25:39   Anuţa Cătună (ROU) 2:26:25   Ornella Ferrara (ITA) 2:30:11
The marathon course was 400 m short of the normal distance.
100 m hurdles
details
  Gail Devers (USA) 12.68   Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.80   Yuliya Graudyn (RUS) 12.85
400 m hurdles
details
  Kim Batten (USA) 52.61
(WR)
  Tonja Buford (USA) 52.62   Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.48
(NR)
10 km walk
details
  Irina Stankina (RUS) 42:13
(CR)
  Elisabetta Perrone (ITA) 42:16   Yelena Nikolayeva (RUS) 42:20
4 × 100 m relay
details
  United States (USA)
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
D'Andre Hill*
42.12   Jamaica (JAM)
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Michelle Freeman*
42.25   Germany (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Silke Lichtenhagen
Silke-Beate Knoll
Gabriele Becker
43.01
4 × 400 m relay
details
  United States (USA)
Kim Graham
Rochelle Stevens
Camara Jones
Jearl Miles
Nicole Green*
3:22.29   Russia (RUS)
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Yuliya Sotnikova
Yelena Andreyeva
Tatyana Zakharova*
3:23.98   Australia (AUS)
Lee Naylor
Renée Poetschka
Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
Cathy Freeman
3:25.88

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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
  Fiona May (ITA) 6.98   Niurka Montalvo (CUB) 6.86   Irina Mushayilova (RUS) 6.83
Triple jump
details
  Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50
(WR)
  Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 15.18   Anna Biryukova (RUS) 15.08
High jump
details
  Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.01   Alina Astafei (GER) 1.99   Inha Babakova (UKR) 1.99
Shot put
details
  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 21.22   Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.04   Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 19.56
Discus throw
details
  Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 68.64   Ilke Wyludda (GER) 67.20   Olga Chernyavskaya (RUS) 66.86
Javelin throw
details
  Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 67.56   Felicia Tilea (ROU) 65.22   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 65.16
Heptathlon
details
  Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6651   Svetlana Moskalets (RUS) 6575   Rita Ináncsi (HUN) 6522

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

Note that the host, Sweden, did not win any medals at these championships. This fate Sweden shares only with Canada (2001).

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   United States 12 2 5 19
2   Belarus 2 3 2 7
3=   Germany 2 2 2 6
3=   Italy 2 2 2 6
5   Cuba 2 2 0 4
6   Kenya 2 1 3 6
7=   Canada 2 1 1 4
7=   Portugal 2 1 1 4
9   Ukraine 2 0 1 3
10   Algeria 2 0 0 2
11   Russia 1 4 7 12
12   Jamaica 1 4 2 7
13   Great Britain 1 3 1 5
14=   Finland 1 1 1 3
14=   Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
16=   Bahamas 1 1 0 2
16=   Ethiopia 1 1 0 2
16=   Spain 1 1 0 2
19   France 1 0 2 3
20=   Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
20=   Denmark 1 0 0 1
20=   Ireland 1 0 0 1
20=   Syria 1 0 0 1
20=   Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
25   Morocco 0 3 1 4
26   Romania 0 2 0 2
27=   Australia 0 1 1 2
27=   Burundi 0 1 1 2
29=   Bermuda 0 1 0 1
29=   China 0 1 0 1
29=   Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
29=   Mexico 0 1 0 1
29=   Namibia 0 1 0 1
29=   Suriname 0 1 0 1
29=   Zambia 0 1 0 1
36=   Hungary 0 0 2 2
36=   Poland 0 0 2 2
38=   Brazil 0 0 1 1
38=   Dominica 0 0 1 1
38=   Nigeria 0 0 1 1
38=   Norway 0 0 1 1
38=   Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 1
38=   Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1
Total 44 44 44 132

ReferencesEdit

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