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The 10th IAAF World Cup in Athletics was an international track and field sporting event, held under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, which took place on 16 and 17 September 2006 at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece.

2006 IAAF World Cup
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Host cityAthens, Greece
Date(s)16–17 September
Main stadiumOlympic Stadium
Participation? athletes
Events40

Contents

TeamsEdit

The teams that took part in the competition were:

Men Women
Team Qualification Team Qualification
  Greece Host nation   Greece Host nation
Africa Africa
America America
Asia Asia
Europe Europe
Oceania Oceania
  France European Cup winner   Poland European Cup runner up
  Russia European Cup runner up   Russia European Cup winner
  United States   United States

Overall points tableEdit

Medal summaryEdit

For the complete results see 2006 IAAF World Cup results

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Tyson Gay (USA)
United States
9.88   Francis Obikwelu (POR)
Europe
10.09   Marc Burns (TRI)
Americas
10.14
200 metres   Wallace Spearmon (USA)
United States
19.87   Usain Bolt (JAM)
Americas
19.96   Shingo Suetsugu (JPN)
Asia
20.30
400 metres   LaShawn Merritt (USA)
United States
44.54   Gary Kikaya (COD)
Africa
44.66   Dimitrios Regas (GRE)
Greece
45.11
NR
800 metres   Yusuf Saad Kamel (BHR)
Asia
1:44.98   Bram Som (NED)
Europe
1:45.13   Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (RSA)
Africa
1:45.14
1500 metres   Alex Kipchirchir (KEN)
Africa
3:52.60   Ivan Heshko (UKR)
Europe
3:53.33   Nick Willis (NZL)
Oceania
3:54.76
3000 metres   Craig Mottram (AUS)
Oceania
7:32.19
CR
  Kenenisa Bekele (ETH)
Africa
7:36.25   Driss Maazouzi (FRA)
France
7:47.80
5000 metres   Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT)
Asia
13:35.30   Mike Kigen (KEN)
Africa
13:36.19   Matt Tegenkamp (USA)
United States
13:36.83
110 metres hurdles   Allen Johnson (USA)
United States
12.96
CR MWR
  Liu Xiang (CHN)
Asia
13.03   Dayron Robles (CUB)
Americas
13.06
400 metres hurdles   Kerron Clement (USA)
United States
48.12   L. J. van Zyl (RSA)
Africa
48.35   Marek Plawgo (POL)
Europe
48.76
3000 metres steeplechase   Saif Saaeed Shaheen (QAT)
Asia
8:19.09
CR
  Paul Kipsiele Koech (KEN)
Africa
8:19.37   Bouabdellah Tahri (FRA)
France
8:29.06
4×100 metres relay United States
Kaaron Conwright
Wallace Spearmon
Tyson Gay
Jason Smoots
37.59
CR
Europe
Dwain Chambers
Dwayne Grant
Marlon Devonish
Mark Lewis-Francis
38.45 Asia
Naoki Tsukahara
Shingo Suetsugu
Shinji Takahira
Shigeyuki Kojima
38.51
4×400 metres relay United States
Jamel Ashley
Derrick Brew
LaShawn Merritt
Darold Williamson
3:00.11 Americas
Chris Brown
Michael Blackwood
Carlos Santa
Alleyne Francique
3:00.14 Africa
Paul Gorries
Gary Kikaya
Young Talkmore Nyongani
Malik Louahla
3:00.88
High jump   Tomáš Janků (CZE)
Europe
2.28 m   Andrey Silnov (RUS)
Russia
2.24 m   Tora Harris (USA)
United States
2.24 m
Pole vault   Steven Hooker (AUS)
Oceania
5.80 m   Daichi Sawano (JPN)
Asia
5.70 m   Germán Chiaraviglio (ARG)
Americas
5.70 m
Long jump   Irving Saladino (PAN)
Americas
8.26 m   Andrew Howe (ITA)
Europe
8.12 m   Mohamed Salman Al-Khuwalidi (KSA)
Asia
8.11 m
Triple jump   Walter Davis (USA)
United States
17.54 m   Jadel Gregório (BRA)
Americas
17.41 m   Marian Oprea (ROU)
Europe
17.05 m
Shot put   Ralf Bartels (GER)
Europe
20.67 m   Reese Hoffa (USA)
United States
20.60 m   Pavel Sofin (RUS)
Russia
20.45 m
Discus throw   Virgilijus Alekna (LTU)
Europe
67.19 m   Ehsan Haddadi (IRI)
Asia
62.60 m   Ian Waltz (USA)
United States
62.12 m
Hammer throw   Koji Murofushi (JPN)
Asia
82.01 m   Ivan Tsikhan (BLR)
Europe
80.00 m   Ilya Konovalov (RUS)
Russia
77.14 m
Javelin throw   Andreas Thorkildsen (NOR)
Europe
87.17 m   Gerhardus Pienaar (RSA)
Africa
83.62 m   Aleksandr Ivanov (RUS)
Russia
81.87 m

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Sherone Simpson (JAM)
Americas
10.97   Torri Edwards (USA)
United States
11.19   Vida Anim (GHA)
Africa
11.21
200 metres   Sanya Richards (USA)
United States
22.23   Kim Gevaert (BEL)
Europe
22.72   Vida Anim (GHA)
Africa
22.81
PB
400 metres   Sanya Richards (USA)
United States
48.70
WL
  Vania Stambolova (BUL)
Europe
50.09   Novlene Williams (JAM)
Americas
50.24
800 metres   Zulia Calatayud (CUB)
Americas
2:00.06   Janeth Jepkosgei (KEN)
Africa
2:00.09   Olga Kotlyarova (RUS)
Russia
2:00.84
1500 metres   Maryam Yusuf Jamal (BHR)
Asia
4:00.84   Tatyana Tomashova (RUS)
Russia
4:02.45   Sarah Jamieson (AUS)
Oceania
4:02.82
3000 metres   Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH)
Africa
8:33.78
CR
  Lidia Chojecka (POL)
Poland
8:39.69   Kara Goucher (USA)
United States
8:41.42
PB
5000 metres   Meseret Defar (ETH)
Africa
14:39.11
CR
  Liliya Shobukhova (RUS)
Russia
15:05.33   Kayoko Fukushi (JPN)
Asia
15:06.69
100 metres hurdles   Brigitte Foster-Hylton (JAM)
Americas
12.67   Susanna Kallur (SWE)
Europe
12.77   Ginnie Powell (USA)
United States
12.90
400 metres hurdles   Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS)
Russia
53.88   Lashinda Demus (USA)
United States
54.06   Anna Jesień (POL)
Poland
54.48
3000 metres steeplechase   Alesia Turava (BLR)
Europe
9:29.10   Jeruto Kiptum (KEN)
Africa
9:31.44   Wioletta Janowska (POL)
Poland
9:35.08
4×100 metres relay Americas
Aleen Bailey
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie
Cydonie Mothersille
Sherone Simpson
42.26
WL
Russia
Yuliya Gushchina
Natalia Rusakova
Irina Khabarova
Yekaterina Grigoryeva
42.36 Africa
Ene Franca Idoko
Endurance Ojokolo
Esther Dankwah
Vida Anim
43.61
4×400 metres relay Americas
Shericka Williams
Tonique Darling
Christine Amertil
Novlene Williams
3:19.84
WL
United States
DeeDee Trotter
Monique Henderson
Moushaumi Robinson
Lashinda Demus
3:20.69 Russia
Svetlana Pospelova
Olga Kotlyarova
Yuliya Pechonkina
Tatyana Veshkurova
3:21.21
High jump   Yelena Slesarenko (RUS)
Russia
1.97 m   Tia Hellebaut (BEL)
Europe
1.97 m   Marina Aitova (KAZ)
Asia
  Amy Acuff (USA)
United States
1.94 m
Pole vault   Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS)
Russia
4.60 m
CR
  Fabiana Murer (BRA)
Americas
4.55 m   Gao Shuying (CHN)
Asia
4.50 m
Long jump   Lyudmila Kolchanova (RUS)
Russia
6.78 m   Naide Gomes (POR)
Europe
6.68 m   Hrysopiyi Devetzi (GRE)
Greece
6.64 m
Triple jump   Tatyana Lebedeva (RUS)
Russia
15.13 m   Hrysopiyi Devetzi (GRE)
Greece
15.04 m   Yamilé Aldama (SUD)
Africa
14.78 m
Shot put   Valerie Vili (NZL)
Oceania
19.87 m   Olga Ryabinkina (RUS)
Russia
19.54 m   Yumileidi Cumbá (CUB)
Americas
19.12 m
Discus throw   Franka Dietzsch (GER)
Europe
66.07 m   Aretha Thurmond (USA)
United States
61.83 m   Song Aimin (CHN)
Asia
61.47 m
Hammer throw   Kamila Skolimowska (POL)
Poland
75.29 m
CR
  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS)
Russia
74.44 m   Yipsi Moreno (CUB)
Americas
73.99 m
Javelin throw   Steffi Nerius (GER)
Europe
63.37 m   Sonia Bisset (CUB)
Americas
61.74 m   Justine Robbeson (RSA)
Africa
61.38 m

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