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1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 6th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from March 7 to March 9, 1997. It was the first athletic championships to introduce women's pole vault. There were a total number of 712 participating athletes from 118 countries.

6th IAAF World Indoor Championships
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Official competition logo
Host cityParis, France
Date(s)7 March–9 March
Main stadiumPalais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Participation712 athletes from
118 nations
Events28

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Haralabos Papadias
  Greece
6.50
(NR)
Michael Green
  Jamaica
6.51 Davidson Ezinwa
  Nigeria
6.52
(PB)
200 metres
details
Kevin Little
  United States
20.40
(CR)
Iván García
  Cuba
20.46
(PB)
Francis Obikwelu
  Nigeria
21.10
400 metres
details
Sunday Bada
  Nigeria
45.51
(AR)
Jamie Baulch
  Great Britain
45.62 Shunji Karube
  Japan
45.76
(AR)
800 metres
details
Wilson Kipketer
  Denmark
1:42.67
(WR)
Mahjoub Haida
  Morocco
1:45.76
(NR)
Rich Kenah
  United States
1:46.16
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
  Morocco
3:35.31
(CR)
Rüdiger Stenzel
  Germany
3:37.24 William Tanui
  Kenya
3:37.48
3000 metres
details
Haile Gebrselassie
  Ethiopia
7:34.71
(CR)
Paul Bitok
  Kenya
7:38.84 Ismaïl Sghyr
  Morocco
7:40.01
60 metres hurdles
details
Anier García
  Cuba
7.48
(NR)
Colin Jackson
  Great Britain
7.49 Tony Dees
  United States
7.50
4 × 400 metres relay
details
  United States
Jason Rouser
Mark Everett
Sean Maye
Deon Minor
3:04.93   Jamaica
Linval Laird
Michael McDonald
Dinsdale Morgan
Gregory Haughton
3:08.11   France
Pierre-Marie Hilaire
Rodrigue Nordin
Loïc Lerouge
Fred Mango
3:09.68
High jump
details
Charles Austin
  United States
2.35 Lambros Papakostas
  Greece
2.32 Dragutin Topic
  Yugoslavia
2.32
Pole vault
details
Igor Potapovich
  Kazakhstan
5.90
(AR)
Lawrence Johnson
  United States
5.85 Maksim Tarasov
  Russia
5.80
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
  Cuba
8.51
(CR)
Kirill Sosunov
  Russia
8.41
(PB)
Joe Greene
  United States
8.41
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Yoel García
  Cuba
17.30 Aliecer Urrutia
  Cuba
17.27 Aleksandr Aseledchenko
  Russia
17.22
(PB)
Shot put
details
Yuriy Bilonog
  Ukraine
21.02 Aleksandr Bagach
  Ukraine
20.94 John Godina
  United States
20.87
Heptathlon
details
Robert Změlík
  Czech Republic
6228 Erki Nool
  Estonia
6213
(PB)
Jón Magnússon
  Iceland
6145
(NR)

WomenEdit

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Gail Devers
  United States
7.06 Chandra Sturrup
  Bahamas
7.15 Frederique Bangue
  France
7.17
200 metres
details
Ekaterini Koffa
  Greece
22.76
(NR)
Juliet Cuthbert
  Jamaica
22.77 Svetlana Goncharenko
  Russia
22.85
400 metres
details
Jearl Miles Clark
  United States
50.96
(WL)
Sandie Richards
  Jamaica
51.17
(PB)
Helena Fuchsová
  Czech Republic
52.04
(PB)
800 metres
details
Maria Mutola
  Mozambique
1:58.96 Natalya Dukhnova
  Belarus
1:59.31
(NR)
Joetta Clark
  United States
1:59.82
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Yekaterina Podkopayeva
  Russia
4:05.19
(PB)
Patricia Djaté-Taillard
  France
4:06.16
(NR)
Lidia Chojecka
  Poland
4:06.25
(NR)
3000 metres
details
Gabriela Szabo
  Romania
8:45.75 Sonia O'Sullivan
  Ireland
8:46.19
(NR)
Fernanda Ribeiro
  Portugal
8:49.79
60 metres hurdles
details
Michelle Freeman
  Jamaica
7.82
(CR)
Gillian Russell
  Jamaica
7.84
(PB)
Cheryl Dickey
  United States
7.84
(PB)
4 × 400 metres relay
details
  Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Tatyana Alekseyeva
3:26.84
(WR)
  United States
Shanelle Porter
Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Anita Howard
Jearl Miles Clark
3:27.66
(AR)
  Germany
Anja Rücker
Anke Feller
Heike Meissner
Grit Breuer
3:28.39
High jump
details
Stefka Kostadinova
  Bulgaria
2.02 Inga Babakova
  Ukraine
2.00
(NR)
Hanne Haugland
  Norway
2.00
(NR)
Pole vault
details
Stacy Dragila
  United States
4.40
(WR)
Emma George
  Australia
4.35 Cai Weiyan
  China
4.35
(AR)
Long jump
details
Fiona May
  Italy
6.86
(NR)
Chioma Ajunwa
  Nigeria
6.80 Agata Karczmarek
  Poland
6.71
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Inna Lasovskaya
  Russia
15.01
(WL)
Ashia Hansen
  Great Britain
14.70
(NR)
Šárka Kašpárková
  Czech Republic
14.66
(NR)
Shot put
details
Vita Pavlysh
  Ukraine
20.00 Astrid Kumbernuss
  Germany
19.92 Irina Korzhanenko
  Russia
19.49
(PB)
Pentathlon
details
Sabine Braun
  Germany
4780 Mona Steigauf
  Germany
4681
(PB)
Kym Carter
  United States
4627
  • Mary Slaney of USA originally came second in the 1500 metre and was awarded the silver medal, but was later disqualified for doping.[1]

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States (USA)62715
2  Cuba (CUB)3205
3  Russia (RUS)3148
4  Ukraine (UKR)2204
5  Greece (GRE)2103
6  Jamaica (JAM)1506
7  Germany (GER)1315
8  Nigeria (NGA)1124
9  Morocco (MAR)1113
10  Czech Republic (CZE)1023
11  Bulgaria (BGR)1001
  Denmark (DEN)1001
  Ethiopia (ETH)1001
  Italy (ITA)1001
  Kazakhstan (KAZ)1001
  Mozambique (MOZ)1001
  Romania (ROM)1001
18  Great Britain (GBR)0303
19  France (FRA)0123
20  Kenya (KEN)0112
21  Australia (AUS)0101
  Bahamas (BAH)0101
  Belarus (BLR)0101
  Estonia (EST)0101
  Ireland (IRL)0101
26  Poland (POL)0022
27  China (CHN)0011
  Iceland (ISL)0011
  Japan (JPN)0011
  Norway (NOR)0011
  Portugal (POR)0011
  Yugoslavia (FR Yugoslavia)0011
Totals (32 nations)28282884

Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 47–48, retrieved 27 September 2015

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