1999 World Championships in Athletics

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7th World Championships in Athletics
Seville IAAF 1999.jpg
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.

Men's results[edit]

Track[edit]

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
 Maurice Greene (USA) 9.80
(CR)
 Bruny Surin (CAN) 9.84
(=NR)
 Dwain Chambers (GBR) 9.97
(PB)
200 m
details
 Maurice Greene (USA) 19.90
(SB)
 Claudinei da Silva (BRA) 20.00
(PB)
 Francis Obikwelu (NGR) 20.11
400 m
details
 Michael Johnson (USA) 43.18
(WR)
 Sanderlei Claro Parrela (BRA) 44.29
(AR)
 Alejandro Cárdenas (MEX) 44.31
(NR)
800 m
details
 Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:43.30  Hezekiél Sepeng (RSA) 1:43.32  Djabir Saïd-Guerni (ALG) 1:44.18
(NR)
1500 m
details
 Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 3:27.65
(CR)
 Noah Ngeny (KEN) 3:28.73
(NR)
 Reyes Estévez (ESP) 3:30.57
(PB)
5000 m
details
 Salah Hissou (MAR) 12:58.13
(CR)
 Benjamin Limo (KEN) 12:58.72  Mohammed Mourhit (BEL) 12:58.80
10,000 m
details
 Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 27:57.27  Paul Tergat (KEN) 27:58.56  Assefa Mezgebu (ETH) 27:59.15
Marathon
details
 Abel Antón (ESP) 2:13:36  Vincenzo Modica (ITA) 2:14:03  Nobuyuki Sato (JPN) 2:14:07
110 m hurdles
details
 Colin Jackson (GBR) 13.04
(SB)
 Anier García (CUB) 13.07
(NR)
 Duane Ross (USA) 13.12
(PB)
400 m hurdles
details
 Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.72
(WL)
 Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 48.12
(SB)
 Marcel Schelbert (SUI) 48.13
(NR)
3000 m st.
details
 Christopher Kosgei (KEN) 8:11.76  Wilson Boit Kipketer (KEN) 8:12.09  Ali Ezzine (MAR) 8.12.73
20 km walk
details
 Ilya Markov (RUS) 1:23:34  Jefferson Pérez (ECU) 1:24:19  Daniel García (MEX) 1:24:31
50 km walk
details
 Ivano Brugnetti (ITA) 3:47:541
(PB)
 Nikolay Matyukhin (RUS) 3:48:18  Curt Clausen (USA) 3:50:55
4×100 m relay
details
 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
Edson Ribeiro,
André da Silva
38.052
(AR)
4×400 m relay
details
 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[edit]

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
 Vyacheslav Voronin (RUS) 2.37
(WL)
 Mark Boswell (CAN) 2.35
(NR)
 Martin Buß (GER) 2.32
Pole vault
details
 Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 6.02
(CR)
 Dmitri Markov (AUS) 5.90  Aleksandr Averbukh (ISR) 5.80
(NR)
Long jump
details
 Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.56  Yago Lamela (ESP) 8.40  Gregor Cankar (SLO) 8.36
(SB)
Triple jump
details
 Charles Friedek (GER) 17.59
(WL)
 Rostislav Dimitrov (BUL) 17.49
(PB)
 Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 17.48
Shot put
details
 C.J. Hunter (USA) 21.79
(PB)
 Oliver-Sven Buder (GER) 21.42
(SB)
 Oleksandr Bagach (UKR) 21.26
Discus throw
details
 Anthony Washington (USA) 69.08
(CR)
 Jürgen Schult (GER) 68.18
(SB)
 Lars Riedel (GER) 68.09
Javelin throw
details
 Aki Parviainen (FIN) 89.52  Konstadinos Gatsioudis (GRE) 89.18  Jan Železný (CZE) 87.67
Hammer throw
details
 Karsten Kobs (GER) 80.24  Zsolt Németh (HUN) 79.05  Vladislav Piskunov (UKR) 79.03
Decathlon
details
 Tomáš Dvořák (CZE) 8744  Dean Macey (GBR) 8556
(PB)
 Chris Huffins (USA) 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[edit]

Track[edit]

1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
 Marion Jones (USA) 10.70
(CR)
 Inger Miller (USA) 10.79  Ekaterini Thanou (GRE) 10.84
200 m
details
 Inger Miller (USA) 21.77
(WL)
 Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.22
(PB)
 Merlene Frazer (JAM) 22.26
 Andrea Philipp (GER)
400 m
details
 Cathy Freeman (AUS) 49.67
(SB)
 Anja Rücker (GER) 49.74
(PB)
 Lorraine Graham-Fenton (JAM) 49.92
(PB)
800 m
details
 Ludmila Formanová (CZE) 1:56.68  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:56.72  Svetlana Masterkova (RUS) 1:56.93
1500 m
details
 Svetlana Masterkova (RUS) 3:59.53
(SB)
 Regina Jacobs (USA) 4:00.35
(PB)
 Kutre Dulecha (ETH) 4:00.96
(SB)
5000 m
details
 Gabriela Szabo (ROU) 14:41.82
(CR)
 Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:43.15  Ayelech Worku (ETH) 14:44.22
(PB)
10,000 m
details
 Gete Wami (ETH) 30:24.56
(CR)
 Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 30:27.13
(NR)
 Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 30:32.03
(NR)
Marathon
details
 Jong Song-Ok (PRK) 2:26:59
(NR)
 Ari Ichihashi (JPN) 2:27:02
(PB)
 Lidia Simon (ROU) 2:27:41
100 m hurdles
details
 Gail Devers (USA) 12.37
(WL)
 Gloria Alozie (NGR) 12.44
(AR)
 Ludmila Engquist (SWE) 12.47
(NR)
400 m hurdles
details
 Daimí Pernía (CUB) 52.89
(WL)
 Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 52.90
(AR)
 Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.16
(SB)
20 km walk
details
 Liu Hongyu (CHN) 1:30:50  Wang Yan (CHN) 1:30:52  Kerry Saxby-Junna (AUS) 1:31:18
(SB)
4×100 m relay
details
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
details
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[edit]

1995 |1997 |1999 |2001 |2003

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
 Inha Babakova (UKR) 1.99  Yelena Yelesina (RUS) 1.99  Svetlana Lapina (RUS) 1.99
(PB)
Pole vault
details
 Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.60
(WR)
 Anzhela Balakhonova (UKR) 4.55
(AR)
 Tatiana Grigorieva (AUS) 4.45
Long jump
details
 Niurka Montalvo (ESP) 7.06
(NR)
 Fiona May (ITA) 6.94  Marion Jones (USA) 6.83
Triple jump
details
 Paraskevi Tsiamita (GRE) 14.88  Yamilé Aldama (CUB) 14.61  Olga Vasdeki (GRE) 14.61
Shot put
details
 Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 19.85
(SB)
 Nadine Kleinert (GER) 19.61
(PB)
 Svetlana Krivelyova (RUS) 19.43
Discus throw
details
 Franka Dietzsch (GER) 68.14  Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE) 66.05  Nicoleta Grasu (ROU) 65.35
Hammer throw
details
 Mihaela Melinte (ROU) 75.20  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 72.56  Lisa Misipeka (ASA) 66.06
Javelin throw
details
 Mirela Manjani (GRE) 67.09
(PB)
 Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS) 66.37
(PB)
 Trine Hattestad (NOR) 66.06
Heptathlon
details
 Eunice Barber (FRA) 6861
(PB)
 Denise Lewis (GBR) 6724  Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 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[edit]

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.  Greece 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.  Mozambique 0 1 0 1
33.  Mexico 0 0 2 2
34.  Algeria 0 0 1 1
34.  American Samoa 0 0 1 1
34.  Belgium 0 0 1 1
34.  Israel 0 0 1 1
34.  Norway 0 0 1 1
34.  Slovenia 0 0 1 1
34.  Sweden 0 0 1 1
34.  Switzerland 0 0 1 1
34.  Syria 0 0 1 1

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