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1999 World Championships in Athletics

7th World Championships in Athletics
Host city Seville, Spain
Nations participating 201
Athletes participating 1821
Dates August 20–29, 1999
Main venue Estadio Olímpico
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The 7th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Estadio Olímpico, Seville, Spain, between the August 20 and August 29.

One of the main highlights of the games was the world record set in the 400 metres by Michael Johnson of the United States in a time of 43.18 seconds.

Contents

  • Men's results 1
    • Track 1.1
    • Field 1.2
  • Women's results 2
    • Track 2.1
    • Field 2.2
  • Medals table 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Men's results

Track

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
 Maurice Greene (USA) 9.80
(CR)
 Bruny Surin (CAN) 9.84
(=NR)
 Dwain Chambers (GBR) 9.97
(PB)
200 m
 Maurice Greene (USA) 19.90
(SB)
 Claudinei da Silva (BRA) 20.00
(PB)
 Francis Obikwelu (NGR) 20.11
400 m
 Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18
(WR)
 Sanderlei Claro Parrela (BRA) 44.29
(AR)
 Alejandro Cárdenas (MEX) 44.31
(NR)
800 m
 Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:43.30  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:43.32  Djabir Saïd-Guerni (ALG) 1:44.18
(NR)
1500 m
 Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 3:27.65
(CR)
3:28.73
(NR)
3:30.57
(PB)
5000 m
12:58.13
(CR)
12:58.72 12:58.80
10,000 m
27:57.27 27:58.56 27:59.15
Marathon
2:13:36 2:14:03 2:14:07
110 m hurdles
13.04
(SB)
13.07
(NR)
13.12
(PB)
400 m hurdles
47.72
(WL)
48.12
(SB)
48.13
(NR)
3000 m st.
8:11.76 8:12.09 8.12.73
20 km walk
1:23:34 1:24:19 1:24:31
50 km walk
3:47:541
(PB)
3:48:18 3:50:55
4×100 m relay
 United States (USA)
Jon Drummond
Tim Montgomery
Brian Lewis
Maurice Greene
37.59
(WL)
 Great Britain (GBR)
Jason Gardener
Darren Campbell
Marlon Devonish
Dwain Chambers
37.73
(AR)
 Brazil (BRA)
Raphael de Oliveira,
Claudinei da Silva
Édson Ribeiro,
André da Silva
38.052
(AR)
4×400 m relay
 Poland (POL)
Tomasz Czubak
Robert Maćkowiak
Jacek Bocian
Piotr Haczek
2:58.913
(SB)
 Jamaica (JAM)
Michael McDonald
Greg Haughton
Danny McFarlane
Davian Clarke
2:59.34  South Africa (South Africa)
Jopie van Oudtshoorn
Hendrick Mokganyetsi
Adriaan Botha
Arnaud Malherbe
3:00.20 (NR)

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)

1 German Skurygin of Russia originally won the gold medal in the 50 km walk in 3:44:23, but was disqualified after he tested positive for drugs in November 2001.
2 Nigeria (Innocent Asonze, Francis Obikwelu, Daniel Effiong, Deji Aliu) originally won the bronze medal in 37.91, but were disqualified on August 31, 2005 after it was found Asonze had failed a doping test in June 1999.
3 The United States (Jerome Davis, Antonio Pettigrew, Angelo Taylor, Michael Johnson) originally won the gold medal in 2:56.45, but were disqualified in 2008 after Antonio Pettigrew admitted to using HGH and EPO between 1997 and 2003.

Field

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
2.37
(WL)
2.35
(NR)
2.32
Pole vault
6.02
(CR)
5.90 5.80
(NR)
Long jump
8.56 8.40 8.36
(SB)
Triple jump
17.59
(WL)
17.49
(PB)
17.48
Shot put
21.79
(PB)
21.42
(SB)
21.26
Discus throw
69.08
(CR)
68.18
(SB)
68.09
Javelin throw
89.52 89.18 87.67
Hammer throw
80.24 79.05 79.03
Decathlon
8744 8556
(PB)
8547
(SB)

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)

Women's results

Track

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003
Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
10.70
(CR)
10.79 10.84
200 m
21.77
(WL)
22.22
(PB)
22.26
400 m
49.67
(SB)
49.74
(PB)
49.92
(PB)
800 m
1:56.68 1:56.72 1:56.93
1500 m
3:59.53
(SB)
4:00.35
(PB)
4:00.96
(SB)
5000 m
14:41.82
(CR)
14:43.15 14:44.22
(PB)
10,000 m
30:24.56
(CR)
30:27.13
(NR)
30:32.03
(NR)
Marathon
2:26:59
(NR)
2:27:02
(PB)
2:27:41
100 m hurdles
12.37
(WL)
12.44
(AR)
12.47
(NR)
400 m hurdles
52.89
(WL)
52.90
(AR)
53.16
(SB)
20 km walk
1:30:50 1:30:52 1:31:18
(SB)
4×100 m relay
Savatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson
 Bahamas
41.92
(WL)
Patricia Girard
Muriel Hurtis
Katia Benth
Christine Arron
 France
42.06
(NR)
Aleen Bailey
Merlene Frazer,
Beverly McDonald
Peta-Gaye Dowdie
 Jamaica
42.15
(SB)
4×400 m relay
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Natalya Nazarova
 Russia
3:21.98
(WL)
Suziann Reid
Maicel Malone-Wallace,
Michelle Collins
Jearl Miles Clark
 United States
3:22.09
(SB)
Anke Feller
Uta Rohländer
Anja Rücker
Grit Breuer
 Germany
3:22.43
(SB)

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)

Field

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003
Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
1.99 1.99 1.99
(PB)
Pole vault
4.60
(WR)
4.55
(AR)
4.45
Long jump
7.06
(NR)
6.94 6.83
Triple jump
14.88 14.61 14.61
Shot put
19.85
(SB)
19.61
(PB)
19.43
Discus throw
68.14 66.05 65.35
Hammer throw
75.20 72.56 66.06
Javelin throw
67.09
(PB)
66.37
(PB)
66.06
Heptathlon
6861
(PB)
6724 6500

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)

Medals table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.  United States 10 3 4 17
2.  Russia 5 4 3 12
3.  Germany 4 4 4 12
4. 2 2 2 6
5.  Morocco 2 2 1 5
6.  Cuba 2 2 0 4
6.  Italy 2 2 0 4
8.  Spain 2 1 1 4
9.  Ethiopia 2 0 3 5
10.  Romania 2 0 2 4
11.  Czech Republic 2 0 1 3
12.  Great Britain 1 4 2 7
13.  Kenya 1 4 1 6
14.  France 1 2 0 3
15.  Australia 1 1 2 4
15.  Ukraine 1 1 2 4
17.  China 1 1 0 2
18.  Bahamas 1 0 0 1
18.  Denmark 1 0 0 1
18.  Finland 1 0 0 1
18.  North Korea 1 0 0 1
18.  Poland 1 0 0 1
23.  Jamaica 0 2 4 6
24.  Brazil 0 2 1 3
25.  Canada 0 2 0 2
26.  Japan 0 1 1 2
26.  Nigeria 0 1 1 2
26.  South Africa 0 1 1 2
29.  Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
29.  Ecuador 0 1 0 1
29.  Hungary 0 1 0 1
29. 0 1 0 1
33. 0 0 2 2
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1
34. 0 0 1 1

See also

References

  • IAAF 1999
  • History of the IAAF World Championships
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