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2002 IAAF Grand Prix Final

The 2002 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the eighteenth edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It was held on 14 September at the Stade Sébastien Charléty in Paris, France. Paris became the third city to host the event for a second time, following Rome and Fontvieille.

2002 IAAF Grand Prix Final
Events19
Dates14 September
2001 Melbourne 2003 Monaco  >

Hicham El Guerrouj (1500 metres) and Marion Jones (100 metres) were the overall points winners of the tournament. Both athletes took their second career win in the series, El Guerrouj becoming the third man to achieve the feat and Jones the second woman. A total of 18 athletics events were contested, ten for men and eight for women.

This was the last IAAF Grand Prix Final to be staged, the competition being replaced by the IAAF World Athletics Final in 2003.

Contents

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall   Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 116   Félix Sánchez (DOM) 116   Christian Olsson (SWE) 102
100 metres   Jon Drummond (USA) 9.97   Kim Collins (SKN) 9.98   Francis Obikwelu (POR) 10.03
400 metres   Michael Blackwood (JAM) 44.72   Greg Haughton (JAM) 44.87   Leonard Byrd (USA) 44.92
1500 metres   Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 3:29.27   Bernard Lagat (KEN) 3:30.54   Cornelius Chirchir (KEN) 3:31.51
3000 metres   Abraham Chebii (KEN) 8:33.42   Paul Bitok (KEN) 8:34.00   Mark Bett (KEN) 8:34.20
400 m hurdles   Félix Sánchez (DOM) 47.62   Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 47.82   James Carter (USA) 48.12
High jump   Stefan Holm (SWE) 2.31 m   Yaroslav Rybakov (RUS) 2.28 m   Abderrahmane Hammad (ALG) 2.28 m
Pole vault   Jeff Hartwig (USA) 5.75 m   Aleksandr Averbukh (ISR) 5.75 m   Tim Lobinger (GER) 5.65 m
Triple jump   Christian Olsson (SWE) 17.48 m   Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.41 m   Alexander Martínez (CUB) 17.09 m
Shot put   Adam Nelson (USA) 21.34 m   Yuriy Bilonog (UKR) 20.74 m   Milan Haborák (SVK) 20.40 m
Hammer throw   Koji Murofushi (JPN) 81.14 m   Adrián Annus (HUN) 80.03 m   Balázs Kiss (HUN) 79.74 m

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall   Marion Jones (USA) 116   Gail Devers (USA) 111   Ana Guevara (MEX) 108
100 metres   Marion Jones (USA) 10.88   Debbie Ferguson (BAH) 10.97   Tayna Lawrence (JAM) 10.99
400 metres   Ana Guevara (MEX) 49.90   Lorraine Fenton (JAM) 50.47   Jearl Miles Clark (USA) 51.48
1500 metres   Yelena Zadorozhnaya (RUS) 4:00.63   Suzy Favor Hamilton (USA) 4:01.08   Geraldine Hendricken (IRL) 4:02.08
3000 metres   Gabriela Szabo (ROM) 8:56.29   Tatyana Tomashova (RUS) 8:56.34   Berhane Adere (ETH) 8:56.60
100 m hurdles   Gail Devers (USA) 12.51   Brigitte Foster (JAM) 12.62   Anjanette Kirkland (USA) 12.62
Long jump   Maurren Maggi (BRA) 7.02 m   Tatyana Kotova (RUS) 6.86w m   Tünde Vaszi (HUN) 6.70 m
Discus throw   Natalya Sadova (RUS) 65.79 m   Vera Pospíšilová (CZE) 64.10 m   Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 63.28 m
Javelin throw   Osleidys Menéndez (CUB) 65.69 m   Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 62.34 m   Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 62.25 m

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