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2009 IAAF World Athletics Final

The 7th IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Kaftanzoglio Stadium in Thessaloniki, Greece on September 12 and September 13, 2009. The competition represented the culmination of the 2009 IAAF World Athletics Tour, a selection of athletics meetings which began on September 20, 2008 at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix.[1] The Hellenic Amateur Athletic Association (SEGAS) won the rights to hold the event in April 2008.[2]

2009 IAAF World Athletics Final
2009 IAAF World Athletics Final logo.jpg
Host city Greece Thessaloniki, Greece
Events 36
Dates 12 – 13 September
Main venue Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Individual prize money (US$) 3,020,000 in total

The competitors in each event were decided by the final standings of the 2009 World Athletics Tour. Having scored points for their performances at specified meetings throughout the season, the seven athletes with the most points in each event qualified to compete, while eleven athletes were selected for races of 1500 metres and above. One additional athlete, a wildcard, was allocated to each event by the IAAF and replacement athletes were admitted to take the place of qualified athletes who could not attend the final.[3][4]

Contents

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Tyson Gay
  United States
9.88 Asafa Powell
  Jamaica
9.90 Darvis Patton
  United States
10.00
200 m Usain Bolt
  Jamaica
19.68 =CR Wallace Spearmon
  United States
20.21 Brendan Christian
  Antigua and Barbuda
20.65
400 m LaShawn Merritt
  United States
44.93 Chris Brown
  Bahamas
45.49 David Neville
  United States
45.60
800 m David Rudisha
  Kenya
1:44.85 CR Gary Reed
  Canada
1:45.23 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
  South Africa
1:45.53
1500 m William Biwott Tanui
  Kenya
3:35.04 Leonel Manzano
  United States
3:35.40 Augustine Kiprono Choge
  Kenya
3:35.46
3000 m Kenenisa Bekele
  Ethiopia
8:03.79 Bernard Lagat
  United States
8:04.00 Sammy Alex Mutahi
  Kenya
8:04.64
5000 m Imane Merga
  Ethiopia
13:29.75 Micah Kipkemboi Kogo
  Kenya
13:29.76 Edwin Soi
  Kenya
13:29.76
3000 m steeplechase Ezekiel Kemboi
  Kenya
8:04.38 Paul Kipsiele Koech
  Kenya
8:05.47 Bouabdellah Tahri
  France
8:09.14
110 m hurdles Ryan Brathwaite
  Barbados
13.16 Dexter Faulk
  United States
13.26 Dwight Thomas
  Jamaica
13.29
400 m hurdles Kerron Clement
  United States
48.11 L. J. van Zyl
  South Africa
48.74 Periklis Iakovakis
  Greece
48.90
High jump Yaroslav Rybakov
  Russia
2.34 Jaroslav Bába
  Czech Republic
2.32 Jesse Williams
  United States
2.29
Pole vault Maksym Mazuryk
  Ukraine
5.70 Derek Miles
  United States
5.60 Damiel Dossévi
  France
5.60
Long jump Fabrice Lapierre
  Australia
8.33w Dwight Phillips
  United States
8.24 Godfrey Khotso Mokoena
  South Africa
8.17
Triple jump Arnie David Giralt
  Cuba
17.45 Leevan Sands
  Bahamas
17.19 Momchil Karailiev
  Bulgaria
17.18
Shot put Christian Cantwell
  United States
22.07 CR Tomasz Majewski
  Poland
21.21 Pavel Sofin
  Russia
20.82 PB
Discus Virgilijus Alekna
  Lithuania
67.63 Robert Harting
  Germany
66.37 Piotr Małachowski
  Poland
65.60
Hammer Primož Kozmus
  Slovenia
79.80 Igors Sokolovs
  Latvia
79.32 Krisztián Pars
  Hungary
77.49
Javelin Andreas Thorkildsen
  Norway
87.75 Tero Pitkämäki
  Finland
84.09 Mark Frank
  Germany
82.46
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Carmelita Jeter
  United States
10.67 CR Shelly-Ann Fraser
  Jamaica
10.89 Kerron Stewart
  Jamaica
10.90
200 m Allyson Felix
  United States
22.29 Sanya Richards
  United States
22.29 SB Kerron Stewart
  Jamaica
22.42 SB
400 m Sanya Richards
  United States
49.95 Novlene Williams-Mills
  Jamaica
50.34 Shericka Williams
  Jamaica
50.49
800 m Anna Willard
  United States
2:00.20 Maggie Vessey
  United States
2:00.31 Jennifer Meadows
  Great Britain
2:00.41
1500 m Nancy Lagat
  Kenya
4:13.63 Hannah England
  Great Britain
4:14.05 Christin Wurth-Thomas
  United States
4:14.10
3000 m Meseret Defar
  Ethiopia
8:30.15 WL Vivian Cheruiyot
  Kenya
8:30.61 PB Wude Ayalew
  Ethiopia
8:30.93 SB
5000 m Meseret Defar
  Ethiopia
15:25.43 Tirunesh Dibaba
  Ethiopia
15:25.92 Vivian Cheruiyot
  Kenya
15:26.21
3000 m steeplechase Ruth Bosibori
  Kenya
9:13.43 CR Milcah Chemos Cheywa
  Kenya
9:20.19 Gladys Kipkemoi
  Kenya
9:21.18
100 m hurdles Brigitte Foster-Hylton
  Jamaica
12.58 Dawn Harper
  United States
12.61 Delloreen Ennis-London
  Jamaica
12.61
400 m hurdles Melaine Walker
  Jamaica
53.36 CR Kaliese Spencer
  Jamaica
53.99 Josanne Lucas
  Trinidad and Tobago
54.31
High jump Blanka Vlašić
  Croatia
2.04 CR Anna Chicherova
  Russia
2.00 Antonietta Di Martino
  Italy
1.97
Pole vault Yelena Isinbayeva
  Russia
4.80 Fabiana Murer
  Brazil
Monika Pyrek
  Poland
4.60
Long jump Brittney Reese
  United States
7.08 CR Yelena Sokolova
  Russia
6.81 Tatyana Lebedeva
  Russia
6.79
Triple jump Mabel Gay
  Cuba
14.62 Biljana Topić
  Serbia
14.56 NR Tatyana Lebedeva
  Russia
14.48 SB
Shot put Valerie Vili
  New Zealand
21.07 CR Nadzeya Ostapchuk
  Belarus
19.56 Natallia Mikhnevich
  Belarus
19.27
Discus Yarelis Barrios
  Cuba
65.86 CR Żaneta Glanc
  Poland
63.36 Mélina Robert-Michon
  France
61.74
Hammer Betty Heidler
  Germany
72.03 Clarissa Claretti
  Italy
70.56 Martina Hrašnová
  Slovakia
70.45
Javelin Vacant
Barbora Špotáková
  Czech Republic
63.45 Steffi Nerius
  Germany
62.59
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2009 World Athletics Tour competitions. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-09-07. Archived 2009-09-09.
  2. ^ IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final 2009 – Thessaloniki GRE. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-09-11. Archived 2009-09-16.
  3. ^ Ramsak, Bob (2009-09-07). Jumps Preview - IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final Archived 2009-09-16 at WebCite. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-09-07.
  4. ^ IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final 2009 - Who and how many qualify?. IAAF (2009-03-06). Retrieved on 2009-09-07.

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