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1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 7th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in the Green Dome Maebashi stadium in Maebashi, Japan from March 5 to March 7, 1999. It was the first time the Championships were staged outside Europe or North America. Primo Nebiolo, president of the IAAF, characterized the championships as "the greatest ever". There were a total number of 487 participating athletes from 115 countries.

7th IAAF World Indoor Championships
Maebashi 1999 logo.jpg
Host city Maebashi, Japan
Date(s) 5 March–7 March
Main stadium Green Dome Maebashi
Participation 451 athletes from
115 nations
Events 28

Contents

Doping disqualificationsEdit

Four medalists were disqualified for doping; Rostislav Dimitrov of Bulgaria was stripped of the triple jump silver, Inger Miller of the USA was stripped of the 60 metre bronze, Vita Pavlysh of Ukraine was stripped of the shot put gold and Irina Korzhanenko of Russia was stripped of the shot put silver.[1]

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m
details
Maurice Greene
  United States
6.42
(CR)
Tim Harden
  United States
6.43
(PB)
Jason Gardener
  Great Britain
6.46
(AR)
200 m
details
Frankie Fredericks
  Namibia
20.10
(CR)
Obadele Thompson
  Barbados
20.26
(AR)
Kevin Little
  United States
20.48
400 m
details
Jamie Baulch
  Great Britain
45.73 Milton Campbell
  United States
45.99 Alejandro Cárdenas
  Mexico
46.02
(NR)
800 m
details
Johan Botha
  South Africa
1:45.47 Wilson Kipketer
  Denmark
1:45.49 Nico Motchebon
  Germany
1:45.74
1,500 m
details
Haile Gebrselassie
  Ethiopia
3:33.77
(CR)
Laban Rotich
  Kenya
3:33.98 Andrés Manuel Díaz
  Spain
3:34.46
3,000 m
details
Haile Gebrselassie
  Ethiopia
7:53.57 Paul Bitok
  Kenya
7:53.79 Million Wolde
  Ethiopia
7:53.85
60 m hurdles
details
Colin Jackson
  Great Britain
7.38
(CR)
Reggie Torian
  United States
7.40 Falk Balzer
  Germany
7.44
4 × 400 m relay
details
  United States (USA)
Andre Morris
Dameon Johnson
Deon Minor
Milton Campbell
3:02.83
(WR)
  Poland (POL)
Piotr Haczek
Jacek Bocian
Piotr Rysiukiewicz
Robert Maćkowiak
3:03.01
(AR)
  Great Britain (GBR)
Allyn Condon
Solomon Wariso
Adrian Patrick
Jamie Baulch
3:03.20
(NR)
High jump
details
Javier Sotomayor
  Cuba
2.36 Vyacheslav Voronin
  Russia
2.36 Charles Austin
  United States
2.33
Pole vault
details
Jean Galfione
  France
6.00
(CR)
Jeff Hartwig
  United States
5.95
(AR)
Danny Ecker
  Germany
5.85
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
  Cuba
8.62
(CR)
Yago Lamela
  Spain
8.56
(AR)
Erick Walder
  United States
8.30
Triple jump
details *
Charles Friedek
  Germany
17.18
(PB)
LaMark Carter
  United States
16.98 Zsolt Czingler
  Hungary
16.98
Shot put
details
Aleksandr Bagach
  Ukraine
21.41 John Godina
  United States
21.06 Yuriy Bilonog
  Ukraine
20.89
Heptathlon
details
Sebastian Chmara
  Poland
6386
(WL)
Erki Nool
  Estonia
6374
(NR)
Roman Šebrle
  Czech Republic
6319
(NR)
  • Rostislav Dimitrov of Bulgaria originally came second in the triple jump and was awarded the silver medal, but was later disqualified for doping.[1]

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m
details *
Ekaterini Thanou
  Greece
6.96 Gail Devers
  United States
7.02 Philomena Mensah
  Canada
7.07
200 m
details
Ionela Târlea
  Romania
22.39 Svetlana Goncharenko
  Russia
22.69 Pauline Davis
  Bahamas
22.70
400 m
details
Grit Breuer
  Germany
50.80 Falilat Ogunkoya
  Nigeria
51.25 Jearl Miles Clark
  United States
51.45
800 m
details
Ludmila Formanová
  Czech Republic
1:56.90
(CR)
Maria Mutola
  Mozambique
1:57.17 Natalya Tsyganova
  Russia
1:57.47
(NR)
1,500 m
details
Gabriela Szabo
  Romania
4:03.23
(CR)
Violeta Beclea
  Romania
4:03.53
(PB)
Lidia Chojecka
  Poland
4:05.86
(NR)
3,000 m
details
Gabriela Szabo
  Romania
8:36.42 Zahra Ouaziz
  Morocco
8:38.43
(AR)
Regina Jacobs
  United States
8:39.14
(AR)
60 m hurdles
details
Olga Shishigina
  Kazakhstan
7.86 Glory Alozie
  Nigeria
7.87 Keturah Anderson
  Canada
7.90
4 × 400 m relay
details
  Russia (RUS)
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Natalya Nazarova
3:24.25
(WR)
  Australia (AUS)
Susan Andrews
Tania Van Heer
Tamsyn Lewis
Cathy Freeman
3:26.87
(AR)
  United States (USA)
Monique Hennagan
Michelle Collins
Zundra Feagin
Shanelle Porter
3:27.59
(AR)
High jump
details
Khristina Kalcheva
  Bulgaria
1.99 Zuzana Hlavoňová
  Czech Republic
1.96 Tisha Waller
  United States
1.96
Pole vault
details
Nastja Ryjikh
  Germany
4.50
(CR)
Vala Flosadóttir
  Iceland
4.45
(NR)
Nicole Rieger
  Germany
4.35
Zsuzsanna Szabó
  Hungary
Long jump
details
Tatyana Kotova
  Russia
6.86
(PB)
Shana Williams
  United States
6.82
(PB)
Iva Prandzheva
  Bulgaria
6.78
Triple jump
details
Ashia Hansen
  Great Britain
15.02
(WL)
Iva Prandzheva
  Bulgaria
14.94
(NR)
Šárka Kašpárková
  Czech Republic
14.87
(NR)
Shot put
details *
Svetlana Krivelyova
  Russia
19.08 Krystyna Danilczyk
  Poland
19.00 Teri Steer
  United States
18.86
Pentathlon
details
Le Shundra Nathan
  United States
4753 Irina Belova
  Russia
4691 Urszula Włodarczyk
  Poland
4596

Medal table by countryEdit

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   United States 3 8 8 19
2   Russia 3 3 1 7
3   Romania 3 1 0 4
4   Germany 3 0 4 6
5   Great Britain 3 0 2 5
6   Ethiopia 2 0 1 3
7   Cuba 2 0 0 2
8   Poland 1 2 2 5
9   Czech Republic 1 1 2 4
10   Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
11   Ukraine 1 0 1 2
12   France 1 0 0 1
12   Greece 1 0 0 1
12   Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
12   Namibia 1 0 0 1
12   South Africa 1 0 0 1
17   Kenya 0 2 0 2
17   Nigeria 0 2 0 2
19   Spain 0 1 1 2
20   Australia 0 1 0 1
20   Barbados 0 1 0 1
20   Denmark 0 1 0 1
20   Estonia 0 1 0 1
20   Iceland 0 1 0 1
20   Morocco 0 1 0 1
20   Mozambique 0 1 0 1
27   Hungary 0 0 2 2
27   Canada 0 0 2 2
29   Bahamas 0 0 1 1
29   Mexico 0 0 1 1

Participating nationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e 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 
  2. ^ Morfey, Alex (2001-10-13). Athletics: Miller failed drug test in 1999. The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved on 2010-02-07.

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