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2001 in athletics (track and field)

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2001.

2001 in athletics
Major world eventsWorld Championships
World Indoor Championships
IAAF Athletes of the YearHicham El Guerrouj
Stacy Dragila
2000
2002

The foremost competition of the season was the 2001 World Championships in Athletics in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The 2001 IAAF World Indoor Championships was the second major track and field event that year.

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Major eventsEdit

World recordsEdit

AwardsEdit

Men's Best Year PerformancesEdit

MarathonEdit

400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Félix Sánchez (DOM) 47.38
2.   Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.54
3.   Dai Tamesue (JPN) 47.89
4.   Angelo Taylor (USA) 47.95
5.   Hadi Soua'an Al-Somaily (KSA) 47.99

3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Brahim Boulami (MAR) 7:55.28
2.   Reuben Kosgei (KEN) 7:57.29
3.   Stephen Cherono (KEN) 7:58.66
4.   Kipkirui Misoi (KEN) 8:01.69
5.   Wilson Boit Kipketer (KEN) 8:01.73

Pole VaultEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Dmitriy Markov (AUS) 6.05 m
2.   Aleksandr Averbukh (ISR) 5.91 m
3.   Lawrence Johnson (USA) 5.90 m
  Jeff Hartwig (USA)
5.   Pavel Burlachenko (RUS) 5.86 m

Hammer ThrowEdit

DecathlonEdit

Women's Best Year PerformancesEdit

100 metresEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Zhanna Block (UKR) 10.82
2.   Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 10.91
3.   Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 10.95
4.   Myriam Léonie Mani (CMR) 10.98
  Chryste Gaines (USA)

200 metresEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   LaTasha Jenkins (USA) 22.39
  Debbie Ferguson (BAH)
3.   Cydonie Mothersille (CAY) 22.54
  Myriam Léonie Mani (CMR)
5.   Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.57

Half MarathonEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 1:06:47

MarathonEdit

100m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Anjanette Kirkland (USA) 12.42
2.   Gail Devers (USA) 12.53
3.   Delloreen Ennis-London (JAM) 12.57
4.   Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.58
  Svetla Dimitrova (BUL)

400m HurdlesEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 53.34
2.   Daimí Pernía (CUB) 53.81
3.   Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS) 53.84
4.   Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 53.88
5.   Tetyana Tereshchuk-Antipova (UKR) 53.89

3,000m SteeplechaseEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.   Justyna Bak (POL) 9:44.36
2.   Élodie Olivarès (FRA) 9:44.68
3.   Cristina Casandra (ROM) 9:45.92
4.   Lisa Nye (USA) 9:49.41
5.   Elizabeth Jackson (USA) 9:49.73

High JumpEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Venelina Veneva (BUL) 2.04 m
2.   Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.03 m
3.   Hestrie Cloete (RSA) 2.01 m
4.   Kajsa Bergqvist (SWE) 2.00 m
  Dóra Győrffy (HUN)

Pole VaultEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.   Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.81 m
2.   Svetlana Feofanova (RUS) 4.75 m
3.   Mary Vincent (USA) 4.61 m
  Monika Pyrek (POL)
5.   Kellie Suttle (USA) 4.60 m

Hammer ThrowEdit

HeptathlonEdit

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.   Eunice Barber (FRA) 6736
2.   Yelena Prokhorova (RUS) 6694
3.   Natalya Roshchupkina (RUS) 6551
4.   Natalya Sazanovich (BLR) 6539
5.   Irina Belova (RUS) 6528

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit