1994 in athletics (track and field)

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This page contains an overview of the year 1994 in athletics (track and field).

International Events[edit]


World records[edit]

Women[edit]

EVENT ATHLETE MARK DATE VENUE
Pole Vault  Sun Caiyun (CHN) 4.12 October 22 Guangzhou, China



Awards[edit]

Men[edit]

1994 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Noureddine Morceli (ALG)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Noureddine Morceli (ALG)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Colin Jackson (GBR)
Best Male Track Athlete ESPY Award  Michael Johnson (USA)


Women[edit]

1994 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Irina Privalova (RUS)
Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award  Gail Devers (USA)


Men's Best Year Performers[edit]

100 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Leroy Burrell (USA) 9.85
2.  Linford Christie (GBR) 9.91
3.  Davidson Ezinwa (NGR) 9.94
 Dennis Mitchell (USA)
5.  Olapade Adeniken (NGR) 9.95


200 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  John Regis (GBR) 19.87
2.  Michael Johnson (USA) 19.94
3.  Frank Fredericks (NAM) 19.97
4.  Daniel Effiong (NGR) 20.10
5.  Jeff Williams (USA) 20.19


400 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Michael Johnson (USA) 43.90
2.  Samson Kitur (KEN) 44.32
3.  Antonio Pettigrew (USA) 44.43
4.  Derek Mills (USA) 44.59
5.  Steve Lewis (USA) 44.68


800 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Benson Koech (KEN) 1:43.17
2.  Wilson Kipketer (KEN) 1:43.29
3.  Vebjørn Rodal (NOR) 1:43.50
4.  Johnny Gray (USA) 1:43.73
5.  David Singoei (KEN) 1:44.07


1,500 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:30.61
2.  Vénuste Niyongabo (BDI) 3:30.66
3.  Azzedine Sediki (MAR) 3:32.71
4.  Mohamed Suleiman (QAT) 3:32.73
5.  Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 3:33.61


Mile[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:48.67
2.  Vénuste Niyongabo (BDI) 3:48.94
3.  Abdi Bile (SOM) 3:50.67
4.  Steve Holman (USA) 3:50.91
5.  Mohamed Suleiman (QAT) 3:51.31


3,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 7:25.11
2.  Paul Bitok (KEN) 7:34.36
3.  Dieter Baumann (GER) 7:34.69
4.  Aloys Nizigama (BDI) 7:35.08
5.  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 7:35.23


5,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 12:56.96
2.  Khalid Skah (MAR) 13:00.54
3.  Bob Kennedy (USA) 13:02.93
4.  Brahim Lahlafi (MAR) 13:03.36
5.  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 13:03.85


10,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  William Sigei (KEN) 26:52.23
2.  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:15.00
3.  William Kiptum Muigei (KEN) 27:17.20
4.  Armando Quintanilla (MEX) 27:18.59
5.  Aloys Nizigama (BDI) 27:20.51


Half Marathon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Benson Masya (KEN) 1:00:02


Marathon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Cosmas Ndeti (KEN) 2:07:15
2.  Andres Espinosa (MEX) 2:07:19
3.  Vincent Rousseau (BEL) 2:07:51
4.  Jackson Kipngok (KEN) 2:08:08
5.  Hwang Young-Cho (KOR) 2:08:09


110 m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Colin Jackson (GBR) 12.98
2.  Mark Crear (USA) 13.07
3.  Mark McKoy (AUT) 13.14
4.  Florian Schwarthoff (GER) 13.16
5.  Tony Jarrett (GBR) 13.22


400 m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Derrick Adkins (USA) 47.70
2.  Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.90
3.  Winthrop Graham (JAM) 48.05
4.  Oleg Tverdokhleb (UKR) 48.06
5.  Danny Harris (USA) 48.18


3000 m Steeplechase[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:08.80
2.  Richard Kosgei (KEN) 8:10.20
3.  Mark Croghan (USA) 8:10.56
4.  Eliud Barngetuny (KEN) 8:10.84
5.  Abdelaziz Sahere (MAR) 8:11.11


High Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.42
2.  Troy Kemp (BAH) 2.35
 Steinar Hoen (NOR)
4.  Dalton Grant (GBR) 2.34
5.  Tim Forsyth (AUS) 2.33
 Jean-Charles Gicquel (FRA)
 Artur Partyka (POL)
 Steve Smith (GBR)
 Gilmar Mayo (COL)


Long Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Erick Walder (USA) 8.74
2.  Carl Lewis (USA) 8.66
3.  Kareem Streete-Thompson (USA) 8.63
4.  Mike Powell (USA) 8.58
5.  Roland McGhee (USA) 8.47


Triple Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Mike Conley (USA) 17.68
2.  Denis Kapustin (RUS) 17.62
3.  Yoelbi Quesada (CUB) 17.61
4.  Serge Hélan (FRA) 17.55
5.  Vasiliy Sokov (RUS) 17.43
 Kenny Harrison (USA)


Discus[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Attila Horváth (HUN) 68.58
2.  Jürgen Schult (GER) 66.08
 Lars Riedel (GER)
4.  Nick Sweeney (IRL) 66.00
5.  Vladimir Dubrovshchik (BLR) 65.80


Shot Put[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Jim Doehring (USA) 21.09
2.  Kevin Toth (USA) 21.07
3.  Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 21.05
4.  Cottrell John Hunter (USA) 20.94
 Yevgeniy Palchikov (RUS)


Hammer[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Andrey Abduvaliyev (UZB) 83.36
2.  Igor Astapkovich (BLR) 83.14
3.  Lance Deal (USA) 82.50
4.  Vasiliy Sidorenko (RUS) 82.02
5.  Andrey Skvaruk (UKR) 81.72


Javelin (new design)[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Jan Železný (CZE) 91.82
2.  Raymond Hecht (GER) 90.06
3.  Andrey Moruyev (RUS) 87.34
4.  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 86.76
5.  Mick Hill (GBR) 86.36


Pole Vault[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Sergey Bubka (UKR) 6.14
2.  Rodion Gataullin (RUS) 6.00
3.  Scott Huffman (USA) 5.97
4.  Jean Galfione (FRA) 5.94
5.  Dean Starkey (USA) 5.92


Decathlon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Eduard Hämäläinen (BLR) 8735
2.  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8715
3.  Steve Fritz (USA) 8548
4.  Christian Plaziat (FRA) 8505
5.  Alain Blondel (FRA) 8453

Women's Best Year Performers[edit]

60 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Irina Privalova (RUS) 6.93
2.  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 6.99
3.  Gail Devers (USA) 7.00
4.  Olga Bogoslovskaya (RUS) 7.06
5.  Nelli Cooman (NLD) 7.17


100 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Irina Privalova (RUS) 10.77
2.  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 10.78
3.  Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.82
4.  Zhanna Block (UKR) 10.99
5.  Juliet Cuthbert (JAM) 11.01

200 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Gwen Torrence (USA) 21.85
2.  Irina Privalova (RUS) 22.02
3.  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.07
4.  Cathy Freeman (AUS) 22.25
5.  Galina Malchugina (RUS) 22.29
 Dannette Young (USA)


400 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.77
2.  Cathy Freeman (AUS) 50.04
3.  Maicel Malone (USA) 50.05
4.  Jearl Miles (USA) 50.11
5.  Renee Poetschka (AUS) 50.29

800 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Maria de Lurdes Mutola (MOZ) 1:55.19
2.  Lyubov Gurina (RUS) 1:56.53
3.  Natalya Dukhnova (BLR) 1:57.87
4.  Patricia Djaté (FRA) 1:58.07
5.  Luciana de Paula Mende (BRA) 1:58.27

1,500 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 3:59.10
2.  Yekaterina Podkopayeva (RUS) 3:59.78
3.  Qu Yunxia (CHN) 4:00.34
4.  Lyubov Kremlyova (RUS) 4:01.05
 Hassiba Boulmerka (ALG)


Mile[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 4:17.25
2.  Hassiba Boulmerka (ALG) 4:22.09
3.  Yvonne Murray (GBR) 4:22.64
4.  Lyudmila Rogachova (RUS) 4:23.88
5.  Yvonne Graham (JAM) 4:24.64


3,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 8:21.64
2.  Yvonne Murray (GBR) 8:29.60
3.  Angela Chalmers (CAN) 8:32.17
4.  Gabriela Szabo (ROM) 8:40.08
5.  Olga Churbanova (RUS) 8:40.48


5,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Yelena Romanova (RUS) 15:05.94
2.  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 15:06.18
3.  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 15:06.91
4.  Catherina McKiernan (IRL) 15:09.10
5.  Alison Wyeth (GBR) 15:10.38


10,000 metres[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Wang Junxia (CHN) 30:50.34
2.  Elana Meyer (RSA) 30:52.51
3.  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.25
4.  Catherina McKiernan (IRL) 31:19.11
5.  Dong Li (CHN) 31:31.08


Half Marathon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Uta Pippig (GER) 1:07:59


Marathon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Uta Pippig (GER) 2:21:45
2.  Valentina Yegorova (RUS) 2:23:33
3.  Elana Meyer (RSA) 2:25:15
 Katrin Dörre (GER)
5.  Alena Peterkova (CZE) 2:25:19


60 metres hurdles[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Yordanka Donkova (BGR) 7.83
2.  Eva Sokolova (RUS) 7.89
3.  Anne Piquereau (FRA) 7.91
4.  Brigita Bukovec (SVN) 7.96

100 m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Tatyana Reshetnykova (RUS) 12.53
 Svetla Dimitrova (BUL)
3.  Yordanka Donkova (BUL) 12.56
4.  Yuliya Graudyn (RUS) 12.62
5.  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 12.69


400 m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Sally Gunnell (GBR) 53.33
2.  Kim Batten (USA) 53.72
3.  Anna Knoroz (RUS) 54.11
4.  Deon Hemmings (JAM) 54.48
5.  Heike Meißner (GER) 54.52


High Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Silvia Costa (CUB) 2.00 m
 Inga Babakova (UKR)
 Britta Bilac (SLO)
4.  Yelena Gulyayeva (RUS) 1.98 m
 Yevgeniya Zhdanova (RUS)
 Alison Inverarity (AUS)


Long Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 7.49 m
2.  Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.29 m
3.  Irina Mushailova (RUS) 7.20 m
4.  Lyudmila Ninova (AUT) 7.09 m
 Inessa Kravets (UKR)


Triple Jump[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Sofiya Bozhanova (BUL) 14.98 m
2.  Inna Lasovskaya (RUS) 14.94 m
3.  Inessa Kravets (UKR) 14.91 m
4.  Anna Biryukova (RUS) 14.89 m
5.  Niurka Montalvo (CUB) 14.60 m


Shot Put[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Sui Xinmei (CHN) 20.74 m
2.  Valentina Fedyushina (UKR) 20.56 m
3.  Zhang Liuhong (CHN) 20.54 m
4.  Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.08 m
5.  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.06 m


Javelin (old design)[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS DISTANCE
1.  Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 71.40
2.  Trine Hattestad (NOR) 71.32
3.  Karen Forkel (GER) 69.20
4.  Claudia Isaila (ROM) 66.56
5.  Felicia Tilea-Moldovan (ROM) 66.40


Hammer Throw[edit]


Heptathlon[edit]

RANK 1994 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Heike Drechsler (GER) 6741
2.  Sabine Braun (GER) 6665
3.  Jackie Joyner-Kersee (USA) 6606
4.  Svetlana Moskalets (RUS) 6598
5.  Larisa Nikitina (RUS) 6596


Deaths[edit]

  • September 23 — Antanas Mikėnas (70), Soviet-Lithuanian racewalker (b. 1924)

References[edit]