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2013 in athletics (track and field)

In 2013 the foremost competition in athletics was the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow. The International Association of Athletics Federations will hold two other global level competitions this year: the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics. The IAAF World Cross Country Championships will return after its move to a biennial format.[1]

2013 in athletics
Luzhniki Inside View B Stand.jpg
The Luzhniki Stadium, which hosted the 2013 World Championships
Major world events2013 World Championships
2012
2014


The Diamond League enters its fourth year as the foremost seasonal track and field series.

Contents

Major eventsEdit

WorldEdit

RegionalEdit

NationalEdit

MarathonsEdit

Season's bestsEdit

Best marks of the year
Event Men Women
Athlete Mark Notes Athlete Mark Notes
60 metres   Jimmy Vicaut (FRA) 6.48   Murielle Ahouré (CIV) 6.99
100 metres   Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.77[nb1]   Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) 10.71
200 metres   Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.66   Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) 22.13
400 metres   LaShawn Merritt (USA) 43.74   Amantle Montsho (BOT) 49.33
800 metres   Mohammed Aman (ETH) 1:42.37   Francine Niyonsaba (BDI) 1:56.72
1500 metres   Asbel Kiprop (KEN) 3:27.72   Abeba Aregawi (ETH) 3:56.60
Mile run   Silas Kiplagat (KEN) 3:49.48   Sheila Reid (CAN) 4:27.02i
3000 metres   Galen Rupp (USA) 7:30.16i   Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) 8:26.95i
5000 metres   Edwin Soi (KEN) 12:51.34   Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:23.68
10,000 metres   Dejen Gebremeskel (ETH) 26:51.02   Meseret Defar (ETH) 30:08.06
60 metres hurdles   Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) 7.49   Brianna Rollins (USA) 7.78
100/110 metres hurdles   David Oliver (USA) 13.00   Brianna Rollins (USA) 12.26
400 metres hurdles   Jehue Gordon (TRI) 47.69   Zuzana Hejnová (CZE) 52.83
3000 metres steeplechase   Ezekiel Kemboi (KEN) 7:59.03   Milcah Chemos (KEN) 9:11.65
10K run   Adugna Takele (ETH) 27:30   Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 30:30
Half marathon   Geoffrey Kipsang (KEN) 58:54 [nb2]   Lucy Kabuu (KEN) 66:09
Marathon   Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:03:23   Rita Jeptoo (KEN) 2:19:57
20 kilometres race walk   Pyotr Trofimov (RUS) 1:18:28   Yelena Lashmanova (RUS) 1:25:49
50 kilometres race walk   Robert Heffernan (IRL) 3:37:56
Pole vault   Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) 6.02 m   Jenn Suhr (USA) 5.02 mi
High jump   Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR) 2.41 m   Brigetta Barrett (USA) 2.04 m
Long jump   Aleksandr Menkov (RUS) 8.56 m   Brittney Reese (USA) 7.25 m
Triple jump   Teddy Tamgho (FRA) 18.04 m   Olha Saladuha (UKR) 14.88 mi
Shot put   Ryan Whiting (USA) 22.28 m   Valerie Adams (NZL) 20.98 mi
Discus throw   Piotr Małachowski (POL) 71.84 m   Sandra Perković (CRO) 68.96 m
Javelin throw   Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 89.03 m   Mariya Abakumova (RUS) 70.53 m
Hammer throw   Krisztián Pars (HUN) 82.40 m   Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 78.80 m
Pentathlon   Ekaterina Bolshova (RUS) 4851 pts
Heptathlon   Eelco Sintnicolaas (NED) 6372 pts   Tatyana Chernova (RUS) 6623 pts
Decathlon   Ashton Eaton (USA) 8809 pts
4×100 metres relay   Jamaica (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
37.36   Jamaica (JAM)
Carrie Russell
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
41.29
4×400 metres relay   United States (USA)
David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Arman Hall
LaShawn Merritt
2:58.71   Russia (RUS)
Yulia Gushchina
Tatyana Firova
Kseniya Ryzhova
Antonina Krivoshapka
3:20.19
  • nb1 Tyson Gay, with 9.75 seconds, had a faster 100 m in 2013, but was disqualified due to doping.
  • nb2 Bernard Koech, with 58:41 minutes, had a faster half marathon time but this was set on an aided San Diego course which was not eligible for record purposes.
  • nb3 Priscah Jeptoo, with 65:45 minutes, had a faster half marathon time but this was set on an aided course at the Great North Run which was not eligible for record purposes.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 47th IAAF Congress – Day 1 Archived 2012-02-25 at the Wayback Machine. IAAF (2009-08-12). Retrieved on 2013-02-19.
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