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1999 in athletics (track and field)

This page shows the main events during the 1999 year in athletics (track and field) throughout the world.

Contents

International EventsEdit

World recordsEdit

AwardsEdit

Men's Best Year PerformancesEdit

400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.72
2.   Llewellyn Herbert (RSA) 47.83
3.   Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.91
4.   Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 48.12
5.   Marcel Schelbert (SUI) 48.13
  Eronilde de Araujo (BRA)


3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Bernard Barmasai (KEN) 7:58.98
2.   Christopher Kosgei (KEN) 8:05.43
3.   Ali Ezzine (MAR) 8:06.70
4.   Wilson Boit Kipketer (KEN) 8:07.10
5.   Paul Kosgei (KEN) 8:07.13


Pole VaultEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 6.05 m
2.   Jeff Hartwig (USA) 6.02 m
3.   Tim Lobinger (GER) 6.00 m
4.   Jean Galfione (FRA) 5.98 m
5.   Dmitriy Markov (AUS) 5.95 m


Hammer ThrowEdit


DecathlonEdit

Women's Best Year PerformancesEdit

60 metresEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 6.96
2.   Gail Devers (USA) 6.98
3.   Merlene Ottey (JAM) 7.01
4.   Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 7.01
5.   Philomena Mensah (CAN) 7.02

100 metresEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Marion Jones (USA) 10.70
2.   Inger Miller (USA) 10.79
3.   Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 10.83
4.   Glory Alozie (NGR) 10.90
5.   Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 10.91

200 metresEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Inger Miller (USA) 21.77
2.   Marion Jones (USA) 21.81
3.   Merlene Frazer (JAM) 22.18
4.   Debbie Ferguson (BAH) 22.19
5.   Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.22


Half MarathonEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Elana Meyer (RSA) 1:06:44


60 metresEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Brigita Bukovec (SVN) 7.78
2.   Glory Alozie (NGR) 7,82
3.   Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 7.82
4.   Melissa Morrison (USA) 7.85
5.   Katie Anderson (CAN) 7.90

100m HurdlesEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Gail Devers (USA) 12.37
2.   Glory Alozie (NGR) 12.44
3.   Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.47
  Ludmila Engquist (SWE) 12.47
5.   Katie Anderson (CAN) 12.61


400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Daimí Pernía (CUB) 52.89
2.   Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 52.90
3.   Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.16
4.   Ionela Târlea (ROM) 53.25
5.   Andrea Blackett (BAR) 53.36


3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Yelena Motalova (RUS) 9:48.88
2.   Laurence Duquénoy (FRA) 9:55.69
3.   Daniela Petrescu (ROM) 9:58.44
4.   Justyna Bak (POL) 9:58.77
5.   Alina Cucerzan (ROM) 10:03.68


High JumpEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Hestrie Cloete (RSA) 2.04 m
2.   Monica Iagăr (ROM) 2.01 m
  Yelena Yelesina (RUS)
  Inga Babakova (UKR)
5.   Tisha Waller (USA) 2.00 m


Shot PutEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.   Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 20.26 m
2.   Yelena Ivanenko (BLR) 19.13 m
3.   Yuliya Zaginay (RUS) 19.06 m
4.   Tressa Thompson (USA) 18.88 m


Pole VaultEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Emma George (AUS) 4.60 m
  Stacy Dragila (USA)
3.   Anzhela Balakhonova (UKR) 4.55 m
4.   Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.50 m
5.   Yelena Belyakova (RUS) 4.46 m


Hammer ThrowEdit


HeptathlonEdit

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.   Eunice Barber (FRA) 6861
2.   Denise Lewis (GBR) 6724
3.   DeDee Nathan (USA) 6577
4.   Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6500
5.   Sabine Braun (GER) 6497


MarathonEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

RANK ATHLETE TIME
    Vanderlei de Lima (BRA) 2:17:20
    Raúl Maza (VEN) 2:19:56
    Éder Fialho (BRA) 2:20:09

Best Year PerformancesEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME EVENT
1.   Khalid Khannouchi (MAR) 2:05:42 Chicago Marathon
2.   Moses Tanui (KEN) 2:06:16 Chicago Marathon
3.   Gert Thys (RSA) 2:06:33 Tokyo Marathon
4.   Josephat Kiprono (KEN) 2:06:44 Berlin Marathon
5.   Fred Kiprop (KEN) 2:06:46 Amsterdam Marathon
6.   Tesfaye Jifar (ETH) 2:06:48 Amsterdam Marathon
7.   William Kiplagat (KEN) 2:06:49 Amsterdam Marathon
8.   Tesfaye Tola (ETH) 2:06:56 Amsterdam Marathon
9.   Takayuki Inubushi (JPN) 2:06:57 Berlin Marathon
10.   Japhet Kosgei (KEN) 2:07:09 Rotterdam Marathon

Women's competitionEdit

Pan American GamesEdit

RANK ATHLETE TIME
    Erika Olivera (CHI) 2:37:41
    Iglandini González (COL) 2:40:06
    Viviany Anderson (BRA) 2:40:55

Best Year PerformancesEdit

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME EVENT
1.   Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:20:43 Berlin Marathon
2.   Eri Yamaguchi (JPN) 2:22:12 Tokyo Marathon
3.   Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:22:48 Rotterdam Marathon
4.   Joyce Chepchumba (KEN) 2:23:22 London Marathon
5.   Lidia Simon (ROM) 2:23:24 Osaka International Ladies Marathon
6.   Fatuma Roba (ETH) 2:23:25 Boston Marathon
7.   Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:23:46 Osaka International Ladies Marathon
8.   Marleen Renders (BEL) 2:23:58 Berlin Marathon
9.   Adriana Fernández (MEX) 2:24:06 London Marathon
10.   Katrin Dörre (GER) 2:24:35 Hamburg Marathon

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit