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1999 In Athletics (track And Field)

This page shows the main events during the 1999 year in athletics (track and field) throughout the world.

International Events

World records

Awards

Men

1999 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Michael Johnson (USA)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Tomáš Dvořák (CZE)
Best Male Track Athlete ESPY Award  Maurice Greene (USA)


Women

1999 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Gabriela Szabo (ROM)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Gabriela Szabo (ROM)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Gabriela Szabo (ROM)
Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award  Marion Jones (USA)


Men's Best Year Performances

400m Hurdles

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.72
2.  Llewellyn Herbert (RSA) 47.83
3.  Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.91
4.  Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 48.12
5.  Marcel Schelbert (SUI) 48.13
 Eronilde de Araujo (BRA)


3,000m Steeplechase

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Bernard Barmasai (KEN) 7:58.98
2.  Christopher Kosgei (KEN) 8:05.43
3.  Ali Ezzine (MAR) 8:06.70
4.  Wilson Boit Kipketer (KEN) 8:07.10
5.  Paul Kosgei (KEN) 8:07.13


Pole Vault

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 6.05 m
2.  Jeff Hartwig (USA) 6.02 m
3.  Tim Lobinger (GER) 6.00 m
4.  Jean Galfione (FRA) 5.98 m
5.  Dmitriy Markov (AUS) 5.95 m


Hammer Throw


Decathlon

Women's Best Year Performances

60 metres

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 6.96
2.  Gail Devers (USA) 6.98
3.  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 7.01
4.  Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 7.01
5.  Philomena Mensah (CAN) 7.02

100 metres

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Marion Jones (USA) 10.70
2.  Inger Miller (USA) 10.79
3.  Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 10.83
4.  Glory Alozie (NGR) 10.90
5.  Savatheda Fynes (BAH) 10.91

200 metres

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Inger Miller (USA) 21.77
2.  Marion Jones (USA) 21.81
3.  Merlene Frazer (JAM) 22.18
4.  Debbie Ferguson (BAH) 22.19
5.  Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.22


Half Marathon

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Elana Meyer (RSA) 1:06:44


60 metres

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Brigita Bukovec (SVN) 7.78
2.  Glory Alozie (NGR) 7,82
3.  Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 7.82
4.  Melissa Morrison (USA) 7.85
5.  Katie Anderson (CAN) 7.90

100m Hurdles

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Gail Devers (USA) 12.37
2.  Glory Alozie (NGR) 12.44
3.  Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.47
 Ludmila Engquist (SWE) 12.47
5.  Katie Anderson (CAN) 12.61


400m Hurdles

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Daimí Pernía (CUB) 52.89
2.  Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 52.90
3.  Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.16
4.  Ionela Târlea (ROM) 53.25
5.  Andrea Blackett (BAR) 53.36


3,000m Steeplechase

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Yelena Motalova (RUS) 9:48.88
2.  Laurence Duquénoy (FRA) 9:55.69
3.  Daniela Petrescu (ROM) 9:58.44
4.  Justyna Bak (POL) 9:58.77
5.  Alina Cucerzan (ROM) 10:03.68


High Jump

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Hestrie Cloete (RSA) 2.04 m
2.  Monica Iagăr (ROM) 2.01 m
 Yelena Yelesina (RUS)
 Inga Babakova (UKR)
5.  Tisha Waller (USA) 2.00 m


Shot Put

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 20.26 m
2.  Yelena Ivanenko (BLR) 19.13 m
3.  Yuliya Zaginay (RUS) 19.06 m
4.  Tressa Thompson (USA) 18.88 m


Pole Vault

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Emma George (AUS) 4.60 m
 Stacy Dragila (USA)
3.  Anzhela Balakhonova (UKR) 4.55 m
4.  Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.50 m
5.  Yelena Belyakova (RUS) 4.46 m


Hammer Throw


Heptathlon

RANK 1999 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Eunice Barber (FRA) 6861
2.  Denise Lewis (GBR) 6724
3.  DeDee Nathan (USA) 6577
4.  Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6500
5.  Sabine Braun (GER) 6497


Marathon

Men's competition

Pan American Games

RANK ATHLETE TIME
 Vanderlei de Lima (BRA) 2:17:20
 Raúl Maza (VEN) 2:19:56
 Éder Fialho (BRA) 2:20:09

Best Year Performances

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME EVENT
1.  Khalid Khannouchi (MAR) 2:05:42 Chicago Marathon
2.  Moses Tanui (KEN) 2:06:16 Chicago Marathon
3.  Gert Thys (RSA) 2:06:33 Tokyo Marathon
4.  Josephat Kiprono (KEN) 2:06:44 Berlin Marathon
5.  Fred Kiprop (KEN) 2:06:46 Amsterdam Marathon
6.  Tesfaye Jifar (ETH) 2:06:48 Amsterdam Marathon
7.  William Kiplagat (KEN) 2:06:49 Amsterdam Marathon
8.  Tesfaye Tola (ETH) 2:06:56 Amsterdam Marathon
9.  Takayuki Inubushi (JPN) 2:06:57 Berlin Marathon
10.  Japhet Kosgei (KEN) 2:07:09 Rotterdam Marathon

Women's competition

Pan American Games

RANK ATHLETE TIME
 Erika Olivera (CHI) 2:37:41
 Iglandini González (COL) 2:40:06
 Viviany Anderson (BRA) 2:40:55

Best Year Performances

RANK NAME ATHLETE TIME EVENT
1.  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:20:43 Berlin Marathon
2.  Eri Yamaguchi (JPN) 2:22:12 Tokyo Marathon
3.  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:22:48 Rotterdam Marathon
4.  Joyce Chepchumba (KEN) 2:23:22 London Marathon
5.  Lidia Simon (ROM) 2:23:24 Osaka International Ladies Marathon
6.  Fatuma Roba (ETH) 2:23:25 Boston Marathon
7.  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 2:23:46 Osaka International Ladies Marathon
8.  Marleen Renders (BEL) 2:23:58 Berlin Marathon
9.  Adriana Fernández (MEX) 2:24:06 London Marathon
10.  Katrin Dörre (GER) 2:24:35 Hamburg Marathon

Deaths

References

  • ARRS



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