2001 in athletics (track and field)

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2001 in athletics
Athletics pictogram.svg
Major world events World Championships
World Indoor Championships
IAAF Athletes of the Year Hicham El Guerrouj
Stacy Dragila
2000
2002

This article contains an overview of the sport of athletics, including track and field, cross country and road running, in the year 2001.

The foremost competition of the season was the 2001 World Championships in Athletics in Edmonton, Canada. The 2001 IAAF World Indoor Championships was the second major track and field event that year.

Major events[edit]

World[edit]

Regional[edit]

National[edit]

World records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Men[edit]

2001 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)
European Athlete of the Year Award  André Bucher (SUI)
Best Male Track Athlete ESPY Award  Maurice Greene (USA)


Women[edit]

2001 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Stacy Dragila (USA)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Stacy Dragila (USA)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Stephanie Graf (AUT)
Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award  Marion Jones (USA)

Men's Best Year Performances[edit]

Marathon[edit]


400m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Félix Sánchez (DOM) 47.38
2.  Fabrizio Mori (ITA) 47.54
3.  Dai Tamesue (JPN) 47.89
4.  Angelo Taylor (USA) 47.95
5.  Hadi Soua'an Al-Somaily (KSA) 47.99


3,000m Steeplechase[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Brahim Boulami (MAR) 7:55.28
2.  Reuben Kosgei (KEN) 7:57.29
3.  Stephen Cherono (KEN) 7:58.66
4.  Kipkirui Misoi (KEN) 8:01.69
5.  Wilson Boit Kipketer (KEN) 8:01.73

Pole Vault[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Dmitriy Markov (AUS) 6.05 m
2.  Aleksandr Averbukh (ISR) 5.91 m
3.  Lawrence Johnson (USA) 5.90 m
 Jeff Hartwig (USA)
5.  Pavel Burlachenko (RUS) 5.86 m


Hammer Throw[edit]


Decathlon[edit]


Women's Best Year Performances[edit]

100 metres[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Zhanna Block (UKR) 10.82
2.  Ekateríni Thánou (GRE) 10.91
3.  Chandra Sturrup (BAH) 10.95
4.  Myriam Léonie Mani (CMR) 10.98
 Chryste Gaines (USA)


200 metres[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  LaTasha Jenkins (USA) 22.39
 Debbie Ferguson (BAH)
3.  Cydonie Mothersille (CAY) 22.54
 Myriam Léonie Mani (CMR)
5.  Beverly McDonald (JAM) 22.57


Half Marathon[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 1:06:47


Marathon[edit]


100m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Anjanette Kirkland (USA) 12.42
2.  Gail Devers (USA) 12.53
3.  Delloreen Ennis-London (JAM) 12.57
4.  Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.58
 Svetla Dimitrova (BUL)


400m Hurdles[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Nezha Bidouane (MAR) 53.34
2.  Daimí Pernía (CUB) 53.81
3.  Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS) 53.84
4.  Debbie-Ann Parris (JAM) 53.88
5.  Tetyana Tereshchuk-Antipova (UKR) 53.89


3,000m Steeplechase[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS TIME
1.  Justyna Bak (POL) 9:44.36
2.  Élodie Olivarès (FRA) 9:44.68
3.  Cristina Casandra (ROM) 9:45.92
4.  Lisa Nye (USA) 9:49.41
5.  Elizabeth Jackson (USA) 9:49.73


High Jump[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Venelina Veneva (BUL) 2.04 m
2.  Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.03 m
3.  Hestrie Cloete (RSA) 2.01 m
4.  Kajsa Bergqvist (SWE) 2.00 m
 Dóra Györffy (HUN)


Pole Vault[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS HEIGHT
1.  Stacy Dragila (USA) 4.81 m
2.  Svetlana Feofanova (RUS) 4.75 m
3.  Mary Vincent (USA) 4.61 m
 Monika Pyrek (POL)
5.  Kellie Suttle (USA) 4.60 m


Hammer Throw[edit]


Heptathlon[edit]

RANK 2001 WORLD BEST PERFORMERS POINTS
1.  Eunice Barber (FRA) 6736
2.  Yelena Prokhorova (RUS) 6694
3.  Natalya Roshchupkina (RUS) 6551
4.  Natalya Sazanovich (BLR) 6539
5.  Irina Belova (RUS) 6528


Deaths[edit]

References[edit]