1993 World Championships in Athletics

1993 World Championships in Athletics

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The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between August 13 and August 22.

The 1993 World Championships was the final time the women's 3000 m would be contested. At subsequent Championships the race was replaced by the longer 5000 m.

Contents

Men's Results

Track

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Great Britain Linford Christie (GBR) 9.87
(AR)
United States Andre Cason (USA) 9.92 United States Dennis Mitchell (USA) 9.99
200 m
details
Namibia Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 19.85
(CR/AR)
Great Britain John Regis (GBR) 19.94 United States Carl Lewis (USA) 19.99
400 m
details
United States Michael Johnson (USA) 43.65 United States Butch Reynolds (USA) 44.13 Kenya Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.54
800 m
details
Kenya Paul Ruto (KEN) 1:44.71 Italy Giuseppe D'Urso (ITA) 1:44.86 Kenya Billy Konchellah (KEN) 1:44.89
1,500 m
details
Algeria Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:34.24 Spain Fermin Cacho Ruiz (ESP) 3:35.56 Somalia Abdi Bile (SOM) 3:35.96
5,000 m
details
Kenya Ismael Kirui (KEN) 13:02.75 Ethiopia Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 13:03.17 Ethiopia Fita Bayisa (ETH) 13:05.40
10,000 m
details
Ethiopia Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:46.02 Kenya Moses Tanui (KEN) 27:46.54 Kenya Richard Chelimo (KEN) 28:06.02
Marathon
details
United States Mark Plaatjes (USA) 2:13:57 Namibia Lucketz Swartbooi (NAM) 2:14:11 Netherlands Bert van Vlaanderen (NED) 2:15:12
110 m hurdles
details
Great Britain Colin Jackson (GBR) 12.91
(WR)
Great Britain Tony Jarrett (GBR) 13.00 United States Jack Pierce (USA) 13.06
400 m hurdles
details
United States Kevin Young (USA) 47.18 Zambia Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.60 Jamaica Winthrop Graham (JAM) 47.62
3,000 m steeplech.
details
Kenya Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:06.36
(CR)
Kenya Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:07.53 Italy Alessandro Lambruschini (ITA) 8:08.78
20 km walk
details
Spain Valentin Massana (ESP) 1:22:31 Italy Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 1:23:06 Spain Daniel Plaza (ESP) 1:23:18
50 km walk
details
Spain Jesus Garcia (ESP) 3:41:41 Finland Valentin Kononen (FIN) 3:42:02 Russia Valeriy Spitsyn (RUS) 3:42:50
4x100 m relay
details
United States United States
Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
37.48 Great Britain Great Britain
Colin Jackson
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
37.77
(AR)
Canada Canada
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Atlee Mahorn
37.83
(NR)
4x400 m relay
details
United States United States
Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
2:54.29
(WR)
Kenya Kenya
Kennedy Ochieng
Simon Kemboi
Abednego Matilu
Samson Kitur
2:59.82 Germany Germany
Rico Lieder
Karsten Just
Olaf Hense
Thomas Schönlebe
2:59.99

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Field

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
United States Mike Powell (USA) 8.59 Russia Stanislav Tarasenko (RUS) 8.16 Ukraine Vitaliy Kirilenko (UKR) 8.15
Triple jump
details
United States Mike Conley (USA) 17.86 Russia Leonid Voloshin (RUS) 17.65 Great Britain Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.44
High jump
details
Cuba Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.40
(CR)
Poland Artur Partyka (POL) 2.37 Great Britain Steve Smith (GBR) 2.37
Pole vault
details
Ukraine Sergey Bubka (UKR) 6.00
(CR)
Kazakhstan Grigoriy Yegorov (KAZ) 5.90
(AR)
Russia Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 5.80
Russia Igor Trandenkov (RUS)
Shot put
details
Switzerland Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.97 United States Randy Barnes (USA) 21.80 Ukraine Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 20.40
Discus throw
details
Germany Lars Riedel (GER) 67.72 Russia Dmitriy Shevchenko (RUS) 66.90 Germany Jürgen Schult (GER) 66.12
Hammer throw
details
Tajikistan Andrey Abduvaliyev (TJK) 81.64
(AR)
Belarus Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 79.88 Hungary Tibor Gecsek (HUN) 79.54
Javelin throw
details
Czech Republic Jan Železný (CZE) 85.98
(CR)
Finland Kimmo Kinnunen (FIN) 84.78 Great Britain Mick Hill (GBR) 82.96
Decathlon
details
United States Dan O'Brien (USA) 8817
(CR)
Belarus Eduard Hämäläinen (BLR) 8724 Germany Paul Meier (GER) 8548

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Michael Stulce of the United States finished third in the shot put, but was later disqualified after testing positive for excess testosterone and mestenolone.

Women's Results

Track

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
Details
Gail Devers
United States United States
10.82
CR
Merlene Ottey
Jamaica Jamaica
10.82
CR
Gwen Torrence
United States United States
10.89
200 m
Details
Merlene Ottey
Jamaica Jamaica
21.98 Gwen Torrence
United States United States
22.00 Irina Privalova
Russia Russia
22.13
400 m
Details
Jearl Miles-Clark
United States United States
49.82 Natasha Kaiser-Brown
United States United States
50.17 Sandie Richards
Jamaica Jamaica
50.44
800 m
Details
Maria de Lurdes Mutola
Mozambique Mozambique
1:55.43
AR
Lyubov Gurina
Russia Russia
1:57.10 Ella Kovacs
Romania Romania
1:57.92
1,500 m
Details
Liu Dong
China China
4:00.50 Sonia O'Sullivan
Ireland Ireland
4:03.48 Hassiba Boulmerka
Algeria Algeria
4:04.29
3,000 m
Details
Qu Yunxia
China China
8:28.71
CR
Zhang Linli
China China
8:29.25 Zhang Lirong
China China
8:31.95
10,000 m
Details
Wang Junxia
China China
30:49.30
CR
Zhong Huandi
China China
31:12.55 Sally Barsosio
Kenya Kenya
31:15.38
Marathon
Details
Junko Asari
Japan Japan
2:30:03 Manuela Machado
Portugal Portugal
2:30.54 Tomoe Abe
Japan Japan
2:31:01
100 m Hurdles
Details
Gail Devers
United States United States
12.46
AR
Marina Azyabina
Russia Russia
12.60 Lynda Tolbert
United States United States
12.67
400 m Hurdles
Details
Sally Gunnell
Great Britain Great Britain
52.74
WR
Sandra Farmer-Patrick
United States United States
52.79
AR
Margarita Ponomaryova
Russia Russia
53.48
10 km Walk
Details
Sari Essayah
Finland Finland
42:59 Ileana Salvador
Italy Italy
43:08 Encarna Granados
Spain Spain
43:21
4 x 100 m relay
Details
Olga Bogoslovskaya, Galina Maltchouguina, Natalya Voronova, Irina Privalova
Russia Russia
41.49
CR
Michelle Finn, Gwen Torrence, Wendy Vereen, Gail Devers
United States United States
41.49
CR
Michelle Freeman, Juliet Campbell, Nicole Mitchell, Merlene Ottey
Jamaica Jamaica
41.94
4 x 400 m relay
Details
Gwen Torrence, Maicel Malone-Wallace, Natasha Kaiser, Jearl Miles-Clark
United States United States
3:16.71
CR
Yelena Rouzina, Tatyana Alekseyeva, Margarita Ponomaryova, Irina Privalova
Russia Russia
3:18.38 Linda Keough, Phylis Smith, Tracy Goddard, Sally Gunnell
Great Britain Great Britain
3:23.41

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Field

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Long Jump Details
Germany Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.11 Ukraine Larisa Berezhnaya (UKR) 6.98 Denmark Renata Nielsen (DEN) 6.76
Triple Jump Details
Russia Anna Biryukova (RUS) 15.09
WR
Russia Yolanda Chen (RUS) 14.70 Bulgaria Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 14.23
High Jump Details
Cuba Ioamnet Quintero (CUB) 1.99 Cuba Silvia Costa (CUB) 1.97 Austria Sigrid Kirchmann (AUT) 1.97
Shot Put Details
China Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.57 Russia Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 19.97 Germany Kathrin Neimke (GER) 19.71
Discus Details
Russia Olga Chernyavskaya (RUS) 67.40 Australia Daniela Costian (AUS) 65.36 China Min Chunfeng (CHN) 65.26
Javelin Details
Norway Trine Hattestad (NOR) 69.18 Germany Karen Forkel (GER) 65.80 Belarus Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 65.64
Heptathlon Details
United States Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 6837 Germany Sabine Braun (GER) 6797 Belarus Svetlana Buraga (BLR) 6635

AR Area record | CR championship record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB/PR personal best/record | SB seasonal best | WL world leading (in a given season) | WR world record

Medal table by country

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. United States United States 13 7 5 25
2. China China 4 2 2 8
3. Russia Russia 3 8 5 16
4= Great Britain Great Britain 3 3 4 10
4= Kenya Kenya 3 3 4 10
6. Germany Germany 2 2 4 8
7. Spain Spain 2 1 2 5
8. Cuba Cuba 2 1 0 3
9. Finland Finland 1 2 0 3
10. Jamaica Jamaica 1 1 3 5
11. Ukraine Ukraine 1 1 2 4
12. Ethiopia Ethiopia 1 1 1 3
13. Namibia Namibia 1 1 0 2
14= Algeria Algeria 1 0 1 2
14= Japan Japan 1 0 1 2
16= Czech Republic Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
16= Mozambique Mozambique 1 0 0 1
16= Norway Norway 1 0 0 1
16= Switzerland Switzerland 1 0 0 1
16= Tajikistan Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
21. Italy Italy 0 3 1 4
22. Belarus Belarus 0 1 2 3
23= Australia Australia 0 1 0 1
23= Ireland Ireland 0 1 0 1
23= Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
23= Poland Poland 0 1 0 1
23= Portugal Portugal 0 1 0 1
23= Zambia Zambia 0 1 0 1
29= Austria Austria 0 0 1 1
29= Bulgaria Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
29= Canada Canada 0 0 1 1
29= Denmark Denmark 0 0 1 1
29= Hungary Hungary 0 0 1 1
29= Netherlands Netherlands 0 0 1 1
29= Romania Romania 0 0 1 1
29= Somalia Somalia 0 0 1 1

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