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2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The 2014 IAAF Continental Cup was an international track and field sporting event that was held in Marrakech, Morocco, on 13–14 September 2014.

2nd IAAF Continental Cup
2014 IAAF Continental Cup logo.png
Host cityMorocco Marrakech, Morocco
Date(s)13–14 September 2014
Main stadiumStade de Marrakech
Events40

It was the second edition of the IAAF Continental Cup since the name and format was changed from the IAAF World Cup.[1]

FormatEdit

The four teams competing in the event was Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. The two-day competition comprised a programme of 20 track and field events for men and women, giving a total of 40 events. Each team shall enter two athletes in each event, except for relays where one team competed, with a maximum of one athlete from each country per event. No athlete shall be allowed to double in the 3000 m and 5000 m.[2]

Teams were selected as follows:

Team points by position
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Points 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Relay points – 1st = 15pts / 2nd = 11pts / 3rd = 7pts / 4th = 3pts

StandingsEdit

Rank Team Places Points
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
1 Europe 16 13 16 8 11 5 2 3 440.5
2 Americas 12 15 11 6 7 5 12 7 392
3 Africa 11 8 5 11 7 15 13 6 339
4 Asia-Pacific 1 4 8 14 11 10 9 19 259.5

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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  James Dasaolu (GBR)
Europe
10.03   Mike Rodgers (USA)
Americas
10.04   Femi Ogunode (QAT)
Asia-Pacific
10.04
PB
200 metres
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  Alonso Edward (PAN)
Americas
19.98   Rasheed Dwyer (JAM)
Americas
19.98
PB
  Femi Ogunode (QAT)
Asia-Pacific
20.17
400 metres
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  LaShawn Merritt (USA)
Americas
44.40   Isaac Makwala (BOT)
Africa
44.84   Yousef Ahmed Masrahi (KSA)
Asia-Pacific
45.03
800 metres
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  Nijel Amos (BOT)
Africa
1:44.88   Mohammed Aman (ETH)
Africa
1:45.34   Adam Kszczot (POL)
Europe
1:45.72
1500 metres
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  Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI)
Africa
3:48.91   Asbel Kiprop (KEN)
Africa
3:49.10   Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad (FRA)
Europe
3:49.53
3000 metres
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  Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku (KEN)
Africa
7:52.64   Hayle Ibrahimov (AZE)
Europe
7:53.14   Bernard Lagat (USA)
Americas
7:53.95
5000 metres
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  Isiah Kiplangat Koech (KEN)
Africa
13:26.86   Zane Robertson (NZL)
Asia-Pacific
13:29.27   Nguse Amlosom (ERI)
Africa
13:31.31
PB
110 m hurdles
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  Sergey Shubenkov (RUS)
Europe
13.23   Ronnie Ash (USA)
Americas
13.25   William Sharman (GBR)
Europe
13.25
400 m hurdles
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  Cornel Fredericks (RSA)
Africa
48.34   Kariem Hussein (SUI)
Europe
48.48
PB
  Javier Culson (PUR)
Americas
48.88
3000 m steeplechase
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  Jairus Kipchoge Birech (KEN)
Africa
8:13.18   Evan Jager (USA)
Americas
8:14.08   Abubaker Ali Kamal (QAT)
Asia-Pacific
8:17.27 SB
4 × 100 m relay
details
Americas
  Kim Collins (SKN)
  Mike Rodgers (USA)
  Nesta Carter (JAM)
  Richard Thompson (TTO)
37.97 Europe
  James Ellington (GBR)
  Harry Aikines-Aryeetey (GBR)
  Richard Kilty (GBR)
  Christophe Lemaitre (FRA)
38.62 Africa (Nigeria)
  Mark Jelks (NGR)
  Monzavous Edwards (NGR)
  Obinna Metu (NGR)
  Ogho-Oghene Egwero (NGR)
39.10
4 × 400 m relay
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Africa
  Boniface Mucheru Tumuti (KEN)
  Isaac Makwala (BOT)
  Saviour Kombe (ZAM)
  Wayde Van Niekerk (RSA)
3:00.02
PB
Europe
  Conrad Williams (GBR)
  Jakub Krzewina (POL)
  Donald Sanford (ISR)
  Martyn Rooney (GBR)
3:00.10 Americas
  Javier Culson (PUR)
  Chris Brown (BAH)
  Kim Collins (SKN)
  LaShawn Merritt (USA)
3:02.78
High jump
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  Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR)
Europe
2.37   Mutaz Essa Barshim (QAT)
Asia-Pacific
2.34   Derek Drouin (CAN)
Americas
2.31
Pole vault
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  Renaud Lavillenie (FRA)
Europe
5.80   Xue Changrui (CHN)
Asia-Pacific
5.65   Mark Hollis (USA)
Americas
5.55
Long jump
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  Ignisious Gaisah (NED)
Europe
8.11   Will Claye (USA)
Americas
7.98   Zarck Visser (RSA)
Africa
7.96
Triple jump
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  Benjamin Compaoré (FRA)
Europe
17.48
PB
  Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (RSA)
Africa
17.35
NR
  Will Claye (USA)
Americas
17.21
Shot put
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  David Storl (GER)
Europe
21.55   O'Dayne Richards (JAM)
Americas
21.10   Joe Kovacs (USA)
Americas
20.87
Discus throw
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  Gerd Kanter (EST)
Europe
64.46   Jorge Fernández (CUB)
Americas
62.97   Jason Morgan (JAM)
Americas
62.70
Hammer throw
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  Krisztián Pars (HUN)
Europe
78.99   Mostafa Al-Gamel (EGY)
Africa
78.89   Paweł Fajdek (POL)
Europe
78.05
Javelin throw
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  Ihab Abdelrahman El Sayed (EGY)
Africa
85.44   Vítězslav Veselý (CZE)
Europe
83.77   Keshorn Walcott (TTO)
Americas
83.52

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
  Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM)
Americas
11.08   Michelle-Lee Ahye (TTO)
Americas
11.25   Dafne Schippers (NED)
Europe
11.26
200 metres
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  Dafne Schippers (NED)
Europe
22.28   Joanna Atkins (USA)
Americas
22.53   Myriam Soumaré (FRA)
Europe
22.58
400 metres
details
  Francena McCorory (USA)
Americas
49.94   Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM)
Americas
50.08   Libania Grenot (ITA)
Europe
50.60
800 metres
details
  Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN)
Africa
1:58.21   Ajee' Wilson (USA)
Americas
2:00.07   Maryna Arzamasava (BLR)
Europe
2:00.31
1500 metres
details
  Sifan Hassan (NED)
Europe
4:05.99   Shannon Rowbury (USA)
Americas
4:07.21   Dawit Seyaum (ETH)
Africa
4:07.61
3000 metres
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  Genzebe Dibaba (ETH)
Africa
8:57.53   Meraf Bahta (SWE)
Europe
8:58.48   Susan Kuijken (NED)
Europe
9:01.41
5000 metres
details
  Almaz Ayana (ETH)
Africa
15:33.32   Joyce Chepkirui (KEN)
Africa
15:58.31
PB
  Joanne Pavey (GBR)
Europe
15:58.67
100 m hurdles
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  Dawn Harper Nelson (USA)
Americas
12.47
CR
  Tiffany Porter (GBR)
Europe
12.51
NR
  Cindy Roleder (GER)
Europe
13.02
400 m hurdles
details
  Kaliese Spencer (JAM)
Americas
53.81   Eilidh Child (GBR)
Europe
54.42   Adekoya Oluwakemi (BHR)
Asia-Pacific
54.70
3000 m steeplechase
details
  Emma Coburn (USA)
Americas
9:50.67   Hiwot Ayalew (ETH)
Africa
9:51.59   Ruth Jebet (BHR)
Asia-Pacific
9:55.24
4 × 100 m relay
details
Americas
  Tianna Bartoletta (USA)
  Michelle-Lee Ahye (TTO)
  Samantha Henry-Robinson (JAM)
  Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM)
42.44 Europe (Great Britain)
  Asha Philip (GBR)
  Ashleigh Nelson (GBR)
  Anyika Onuora (GBR)
  Desiree Henry (GBR)
42.98 Asia-Pacific (Japan)
  Yuki Miyazawa (JPN)
  Mizuki Nakamura (JPN)
  Tomoka Tsuchihashi (JPN)
  Yuki Jimbo (JPN)
45.40
4 × 400 m relay
details
Americas
  Christine Day (JAM)
  Francena McCorory (USA)
  Stephenie Ann McPherson (JAM)
  Novlene Williams-Mills (JAM)
3:20.93
WL
Europe
  Indira Terrero (ESP)
  Małgorzata Hołub (POL)
  Olha Zemlyak (UKR)
  Libania Grenot (ITA)
3:24.12 Africa
  Patience Okon George (NGR)
  Folasade Abugan (NGR)
  Ada Benjamin (NGR)
  Kabange Mupopo (ZAM)
3:25.51
High jump
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  Mariya Kuchina (RUS)
Europe
1.99   Chaunté Lowe (USA)
Americas
1.97 SB   Ana Šimić (CRO)
Europe
1,95
Pole vault
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  Ling Li (CHN)
Asia-Pacific
4.55   Angelina Zhuk-Krasnova (RUS)
Europe
4.45   Lisa Ryzih (GER)
Europe
4.30
Long jump
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  Éloyse Lesueur (FRA)
Europe
6.66   Ivana Španović (SRB)
Europe
6.56   Tianna Bartoletta (USA)
Americas
6.45
Triple jump
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  Caterine Ibargüen (COL)
Americas
14.52   Ekaterina Koneva (RUS)
Europe
14.27   Olha Saladuha (UKR)
Europe
14.26
Shot put
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  Christina Schwanitz (GER)
Europe
20.02   Michelle Carter (USA)
Americas
19.84
SB
  Gong Lijiao (CHN)
Asia-Pacific
19.23
Discus throw
details
  Gia Lewis-Smallwood (USA)
Americas
64.55   Dani Samuels (AUS)
Asia-Pacific
64.39   Sandra Perković (CRO)
Europe
62.08
Hammer throw
details
  Anita Włodarczyk (POL)
Europe
75.21   Amanda Bingson (USA)
Americas
72.38   Martina Hrašnová (SVK)
Europe
70.47
Javelin throw
details
  Barbora Špotáková (CZE)
Europe
65.52   Sunette Viljoen (RSA)
Africa
63.76   Elizabeth Gleadle (CAN)
Americas
61.38

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basic Information Guide - IAAF Continental Cup, 2010 - Split, CRO (formerly World Cup in Athletics)". IAAF. Archived from the original on 2010-03-29. Retrieved 2010-03-01.
  2. ^ "Entries, Team Selection, Scoring, Lane Draw and Competing Order" IAAF. Retrieved 15 April 2014.

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