1995 World Championships in Athletics

1995 World Championships in Athletics

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The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden between August 5 and 13, 1995.

This competition saw the women run the 5000 m event at the World Championships for the first time. The race replaced the 3000 m event which had been run at all previous World Championships.

Contents

Men's Results

Track

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
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Donovan Bailey
Canada Canada
9.97 Bruny Surin
Canada Canada
10.03 Ato Boldon
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
10.03
200 m
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Michael Johnson
United States United States
19.79
CR
Frankie Fredericks
Namibia Namibia
20.12 Jeff Williams
United States United States
20.18
400 m
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Michael Johnson
United States United States
43.39
CR
Butch Reynolds
United States United States
44.22 Greg Haughton
Jamaica Jamaica
44.56
800 m
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Wilson Kipketer
Denmark Denmark
1:45.08 Arthémon Hatungimana
Burundi Burundi
1:45.64 Vebjørn Rodal
Norway Norway
1:45.68
1,500 m
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Noureddine Morceli
Algeria Algeria
3:33.73 Hicham El Guerrouj
Morocco Morocco
3:35.28 Vénuste Niyongabo
Burundi Burundi
3:35.56
5,000 m
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Ismael Kirui
Kenya Kenya
13:16.77 Khalid Bouhlami
Morocco Morocco
13:17.15 Shem Kororia
Kenya Kenya
13:17.59
10,000 m
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Haile Gebrselassie
Ethiopia Ethiopia
27:12.95
CR
Khalid Skah
Morocco Morocco
27:14.53 Paul Tergat
Kenya Kenya
27:14.70
Marathon
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Martín Fiz
Spain Spain
2:11:41 Dionicio Cerón
Mexico Mexico
2:12:13 Luiz Antonio dos Santos
Brazil Brazil
2:12:49
110 m hurdles
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Allen Johnson
United States United States
13.00 Tony Jarrett
Great Britain Great Britain
13.04 Roger Kingdom
United States United States
13.19
400 m hurdles
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Derrick Adkins
United States United States
47.98 Samuel Matete
Zambia Zambia
48.03 Stéphane Diagana
France France
48.14
3,000 m st.
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Moses Kiptanui
Kenya Kenya
8:04.16
CR
Christopher Kosgei
Kenya Kenya
8:09.30 Saad Shadad Al-Asmari
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
8:12.95
AR
20 km walk
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Michele Didoni
Italy Italy
1:19:59 Valentín Massana
Spain Spain
1:20:23 Yevgeniy Misyulya
Belarus Belarus
1:20:48
50 km walk
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Valentin Kononen
Finland Finland
3:43:42 Giovanni Perricelli
Italy Italy
3:45:11 Robert Korzeniowski
Poland Poland
3:45:57
4x100 m relay
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Canada Canada
Donovan Bailey,
Robert Esmie,
Glenroy Gilbert,
Bruny Surin
38.31 Australia Australia
Paul Henderson,
Tim Jackson,
Steve Brimacombe,
Damien Marsh
38.50 Italy Italy
Giovanni Puggioni,
Ezio Madonia,
Angelo Cipolloni,
Sandro Floris
39.07
4x400 m relay
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United States United States
Marlon Ramsey,
Derek Mills,
Butch Reynolds,
Michael Johnson
2:57.32 Jamaica Jamaica
Michael McDonald,
Davian Clarke,
Danny McFarlane,
Greg Haughton
2:59.88 Nigeria Nigeria
Udeme Ekpeyong,
Kunle Adejuyigbe,
Jude Monye,
Sunday Bada
3:03.18

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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
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Iván Pedroso
Cuba Cuba
8.70 James Beckford
Jamaica Jamaica
8.30 Mike Powell
United States United States
8.29
Triple jump
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Jonathan Edwards
Great Britain Great Britain
18.29
(WR)
Brian Wellman
Bermuda Bermuda
17.62 Jerome Romain
Dominica Dominica
17.59
High jump
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Troy Kemp
Bahamas Bahamas
2.37 Javier Sotomayor
Cuba Cuba
2.37 Artur Partyka
Poland Poland
2.35
Pole vault
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Sergey Bubka
Ukraine Ukraine
5.92 Maksim Tarasov
Russia Russia
5.86 Jean Galfione
France France
5.86
Shot put
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John Godina
United States United States
21.47 Mika Halvari
Finland Finland
20.93 Randy Barnes
United States United States
20.41
Discus throw
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Lars Riedel
Germany Germany
68.76
(CR)
Vladimir Dubrovshchik
Belarus Belarus
65.98 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
Belarus Belarus
65.88
Hammer throw
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Andrey Abduvaliyev
Tajikistan Tajikistan
81.56 Igor Astapkovich
Belarus Belarus
81.10 Tibor Gecsek
Hungary Hungary
80.98
Javelin throw
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Jan Železný
Czech Republic Czech Republic
89.58 Steve Backley
Great Britain Great Britain
86.30 Boris Henry
Germany Germany
86.08
Decathlon
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Dan O'Brien
United States United States
8695 Eduard Hämäläinen
Belarus Belarus
8489 Mike Smith
Canada Canada
8419

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

Women's Results

Track

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Games Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
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United States Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.85 Jamaica Merlene Ottey (JAM) 10.94 Russia Irina Privalova (RUS) 10.96
200 m
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Jamaica Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.12 Russia Irina Privalova (RUS) 22.12 Russia Galina Maltchouguina (RUS) 22.37
400 m
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France Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.28 Bahamas Pauline Davis (BAH) 49.96 United States Jearl Miles (USA) 50.00
800 m
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Cuba Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:56.11 Suriname Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:56.68
(AR)
Great Britain Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:56.95
1,500 m
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Algeria Hassiba Boulmerka (ALG) 4:02.42 Great Britain Kelly Holmes (GBR) 4:03.04 Portugal Carla Sacramento (POR) 4:03.79
5,000 m
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Ireland Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 14:46.47
(CR)
Portugal Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 14:48.54 Morocco Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:53.77
10,000 m
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Portugal Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.99 Ethiopia Derartu Tulu (ETH) 31:08.10 Kenya Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 31:17.66
Marathon
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Portugal Manuela Machado (POR) 2:25:39 Romania Anuta Catuna (ROU) 2:26:25 Italy Ornella Ferrara (ITA) 2:30:11
The marathon course was 400 m short of the normal distance.
100 m hurdles
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United States Gail Devers (USA) 12.68 Kazakhstan Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.80 Russia Yuliya Graudyn (RUS) 12.85
400 m hurdles
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United States Kim Batten (USA) 52.61
(WR)
United States Tonja Buford (USA) 52.62 Jamaica Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.48
(NR)
10 km walk
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Russia Irina Stankina (RUS) 42:13
(CR)
Italy Elisabetta Perrone (ITA) 42:16 Russia Yelena Nikolayeva (RUS) 42:20
4x100 m relay
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United States United States
Celena Mondie
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
42.12 Jamaica Jamaica
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
42.25 Germany Germany
Melanie Paschke
Silke Lichtenhagen
Silke-Beate Knoll
Gabriele Becker
43.01
4x400 m relay
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United States United States
Kim Graham
Rochelle Stevens
Camara Jones
Jearl Miles
3:22.29 Russia Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Yuliya Sotnikova
Yelena Andreyeva
3:23.98 Australia Australia
Lee Naylor
Renée Poetschka
Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
Cathy Freeman
3:25.88

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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
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Italy Fiona May (ITA) 6.98 Cuba Niurka Montalvo (CUB) 6.86 Russia Irina Mushayilova (RUS) 6.83
Triple jump
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Ukraine Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50
(WR)
Bulgaria Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 15.18 Russia Anna Biryukova (RUS) 15.08
High jump
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Bulgaria Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.01 Germany Alina Astafei (GER) 1.99 Ukraine Inha Babakova (UKR) 1.99
Shot put
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Germany Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 21.22 China Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.04 Bulgaria Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 19.56
Discus throw
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Belarus Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 68.64 Germany Ilke Wyludda (GER) 67.20 Russia Olga Chernyavskaya (RUS) 66.86
Javelin throw
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Belarus Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 67.56 Romania Felicia Tilea (ROU) 65.22 Finland Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 65.16
Heptathlon
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Syria Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6651 Russia Svetlana Moskalets (RUS) 6575 Hungary Rita Inancsi (HUN) 6522

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

Position Country: Gold: Silver: Bronze: Total:
1. United States United States 12 2 5 19
2 Belarus Belarus 2 3 2 7
3= Germany Germany 2 2 2 6
3= Italy Italy 2 2 2 6
5. Cuba Cuba 2 2 0 4
6. Kenya Kenya 2 1 3 6
7= Canada Canada 2 1 1 4
7= Portugal Portugal 2 1 1 4
9. Ukraine Ukraine 2 0 1 3
10. Algeria Algeria 2 0 0 2
11. Russia Russia 1 4 7 12
12. Jamaica Jamaica 1 4 2 7
13. Great Britain Great Britain 1 3 1 5
14. Finland Finland 1 1 1 3
14= Bulgaria Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
16= Bahamas Bahamas 1 1 0 2
16= Ethiopia Ethiopia 1 1 0 2
16= Spain Spain 1 1 0 2
19. France France 1 0 2 3
20= Czech Republic Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
20= Denmark Denmark 1 0 0 1
20= Ireland Ireland 1 0 0 1
20= Syria Syria 1 0 0 1
20= Tajikistan Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
25. Morocco Morocco 0 3 1 4
26. Romania Romania 0 2 0 2
27= Australia Australia 0 1 1 2
27= Burundi Burundi 0 1 1 2
29= Bermuda Bermuda 0 1 0 1
29= China China 0 1 0 1
29= Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
29= Mexico Mexico 0 1 0 1
29= Namibia Namibia 0 1 0 1
29= Suriname Suriname 0 1 0 1
29= Zambia Zambia 0 1 0 1
36= Hungary Hungary 0 0 2 2
36= Poland Poland 0 0 2 2
38= Brazil Brazil 0 0 1 1
38= Dominica Dominica 0 0 1 1
38= Nigeria Nigeria 0 0 1 1
38= Norway Norway 0 0 1 1
38= Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1
38= Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 1

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