1995 World Championships in Athletics – Women's marathon

The Women's Marathon at the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden was held on Sunday August 5, 1995. Due to judges' error the marathon course was 400 metres short of the normal distance as at the start the women left the stadium one lap too early.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Gold   Manuela Machado
Portugal (POR)
Silver   Anuța Cătună
Romania (ROM)
Bronze   Ornella Ferrara
Italy (ITA)

AbbreviationsEdit

  • All times shown are in hours:minutes:seconds
DNS did not start
NM no mark
WR world record
WL world leading
AR area record
NR national record
PB personal best
SB season best

RecordsEdit

Standing records prior to the 1995 World Athletics Championships
World Record   Ingrid Kristiansen (NOR) 2:21:06 April 21, 1985   London, United Kingdom
Event Record   Rosa Mota (POR) 2:25:17 August 29, 1987   Rome, Italy
Season Best   Uta Pippig (GER) 2:25:11 April 17, 1995   Boston, United States

IntermediatesEdit

Final rankingEdit

Rank Athlete Time Note
    Manuela Machado (POR) 2:25:39
    Anuța Cătună (ROM) 2:26:25
    Ornella Ferrara (ITA) 2:30:11
4   Małgorzata Sobańska (POL) 2:31:10
5   Ritva Lemettinen (FIN) 2:31:19
6   Mónica Pont (ESP) 2:31:53
7   Linda Somers (USA) 2:32:12
8   Sonja Krolik (GER) 2:32:17
9   Sachiyo Seiyama (JPN) 2:33:07
10   Lidia Șimon (ROM) 2:33:18
11   Miki Igarashi (JPN) 2:34:34
12   Yukari Komatsu (JPN) 2:35:33
13   Kirsi Rauta (FIN) 2:35:39
14   Jane Salumäe (EST) 2:35:53
15   Kerryn McCann (AUS) 2:36:29
16   Kimberly Rosenquist-Jones (USA) 2:37:06
17   Ingmarie Nilsson (SWE) 2:37:17
18   Susan Mahony (AUS) 2:37:38
19   Fatuma Roba (ETH) 2:39:27
20   Nelly Glauser (SUI) 2:40:42
21   Maria Luisa Muñoz (ESP) 2:41:37
22   Trudi Thomson (GBR) 2:41:42
23   Judit Földing-Nagy (HUN) 2:42:03
24   Larisa Zyuzko (RUS) 2:42:12
25   Cathy Shum (IRL) 2:43:20
26   Nurten Tasdemir (TUR) 2:44:36
27   Aura Buia (ROM) 2:45:13
28   Alison Rose (GBR) 2:45:52
29   Nyla Carroll (NZL) 2:50:25
30   Chu Winnie Ng Lai (HKG) 3:01:08
31   Isabel Tum (GUA) 3:02:02
32   Gilda Mendez (PAN) 3:05:00
DID NOT FINISH (DNF)
  Maria Guadalupe Loma (MEX) DNF
  Dorthe Rasmussen (DEN) DNF
  Birgit Jerschabek (GER) DNF
  Nadia Prasad (FRA) DNF
  Carole Rouillard (CAN) DNF
  Angelina Kanana (KEN) DNF
  Anita Håkenstad (NOR) DNF
  Rocío Ríos (ESP) DNF
  Marina Belyayeva (RUS) DNF
  Elaine Van Blunk (USA) DNF
  Nadezhda Ilyina (RUS) DNF
DID NOT START (DNS)
  Janet Mayal (BRA) DNS

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Smythe, Steve (26 July 2017). "IAAF World Championships history: Gothenburg 1995". Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 14 October 2019.