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Major EventsEdit

World recordsEdit

MenEdit

Event Athlete Nation Performance Meeting Place Date
1500 m Noureddine Morceli   Algeria 3:27.37   Nice, France 12 July
5000 m Moses Kiptanui   Kenya 12:55.30   Rome, Italy 8 June
5000 m Haile Gebrselassie   Ethiopia 12:44.39   Zürich, Switzerland 16 August
10,000 m Haile Gebrselassie   Ethiopia 26:43.53   Hengelo, Netherlands 5 June
3000 m steeplechase Moses Kiptanui   Kenya 7:59.18   Zürich, Switzerland 16 August
Triple jump Jonathan Edwards   United Kingdom 17.98 m   Salamanca, Spain 18 July
Triple jump Jonathan Edwards   United Kingdom 18.29 m World Championships   Gothenburg, Sweden 7 August

WomenEdit

Event Athlete Nation Performance Meeting Place Date
5000 m Fernanda Ribeiro   Portugal 14:36.45   Hechtel, Belgium 22 July
400 m hurdles Kim Batten   United States 52.61 World Championships   Gothenburg, Sweden 11 August
Triple jump Inessa Kravets   Ukraine 15.50 m World Championships   Gothenburg, Sweden 10 August
Hammer throw Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 68.14 m   Moscow, Russia 5 June
Hammer throw Olga Kuzenkova   Russia 68.16 m   Moscow, Russia 18 June

AwardsEdit

Season's bestsEdit

Best marks of the year
Event Men Women
Athlete Mark Notes Athlete Mark Notes
100 metres   Donovan Bailey (CAN) 9.91   Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.84
200 metres   Michael Johnson (USA) 19.79   Gwen Torrence (USA) 21.77
400 metres   Michael Johnson (USA) 43.39   Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.28
800 metres   Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.87   Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:55.72
1500 metres   Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:27.37 WR   Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 3:58.85
3000 metres   Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 7:27.18   Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 8:27.57
5000 metres   Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 12:44.39 WR   Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 14:36.45 WR
10,000 metres   Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 26:43.53 WR   Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.99
100/110 metres hurdles   Allen Johnson (USA) 12.98   Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.44
400 metres hurdles   Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 47.37   Kim Batten (USA) 52.61 WR
3000 metres steeplechase   Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 7:59.18 WR
Pole vault   Okkert Brits (RSA) 6.03 m   Emma George (AUS) 4.28 m
High jump   Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.40 m   Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.05 m
Long jump   Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.71 m   Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.07 m
Triple jump   Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18.29 m WR   Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50 m WR
Shot put   John Godina (USA) 22.00 m   Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 21.22 m
Discus throw   Lars Riedel (GER) 69.08 m   Mette Bergmann (NOR) 69.68 m
Javelin throw   Raymond Hecht (GER) 92.60 m   Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 71.18 m
Hammer throw   Andrey Abduvaliyev (UZB) 83.10 m   Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 68.16 m WR
Heptathlon   Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6715 pts
Decathlon   Dan O'Brien (USA) 8695 pts
4×100 metres relay   Canada
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Donovan Bailey
38.16   United States
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
42.12
4×400 metres relay   United States
Marlon Ramsey
Derek Mills
Harry Reynolds
Michael Johnson
2:57.32   Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Tatyana Zakharova
Yelena Andreyeva
3:22.24

ReferencesEdit

  • Matti Koskimies (12 December 2011). "Yearlists of 1995 (Men)". Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  • Matti Koskimies (12 December 2011). "Yearlists of 1995 (Women)". Retrieved 27 December 2011.
  • Matti Koskimies (1 January 2012). "World Record Progression (Men)". Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  • Matti Koskimies (1 January 2012). "World Record Progression (Women)". Retrieved 7 January 2012.