2008 IAAF World Athletics Final

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The 6th IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany on September 13 and September 14, 2008.

A number of road races also took place on the second day of competition. There were seven different starting points around the Stuttgart area and the distances varied from 21 to 30 kilometres, with every race finishing in the Arena. Runners could join mid-race at specified times to allow for shorter distances and the aim was to have the runners finishing at a similar time. The road race ceremony was inspired by a similar event during the 1993 World Championships in Athletics, which was also held in the city.[1]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Asafa Powell
 Jamaica
9.87 Nesta Carter
 Jamaica
10.07 Michael Frater
 Jamaica
10.10
200 m Stéphane Buckland
 Mauritius
20.57 Paul Hession
 Ireland
20.58 Brendan Christian
 Antigua and Barbuda
20.61
400 m LaShawn Merritt
 United States
44.50 Jeremy Wariner
 United States
44.51 Chris Brown
 Bahamas
45.36
800 m Alfred Kirwa Yego
 Kenya
1:49.05 Abraham Chepkirwok
 Uganda
1:49.22 Yusuf Saad Kamel
 Bahrain
1:49.40
1500 m Haron Keitany
 Kenya
3:37.92 Asbel Kipruto Kiprop
 Kenya
3:37.93 Nicholas Willis
 New Zealand
3:38.22
3000 m Bernard Lagat
 United States
8:02.97 Edwin Cheruiyot Soi
 Kenya
8:03.55 Matthew Tegenkamp
 United States
8:03.56
5000 m Edwin Cheruiyot Soi
 Kenya
13:22.81 Moses Ndiema Kipsiro
 Uganda
13:23.02 Micah Kogo
 Kenya
13:23.37
3000 m steeplechase Paul Kipsiele Koech
 Kenya
8:05.35 Ezekiel Kemboi
 Kenya
8:15.32 Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong
 Kenya
8:16.05
110 m hurdles David Oliver
 United States
13.22 Petr Svoboda
 Czech Republic
13.33 Ryan Wilson
 United States
13.54
400 m hurdles Kerron Clement
 United States
48.96 Danny McFarlane
 Jamaica
49.00 Isa Phillips
 Jamaica
49.22
High jump Andrey Silnov
 Russia
2.35 CR Stefan Holm
 Sweden
2.33 Jesse Williams
 United States
2.29
Pole vault Derek Miles
 United States
5.80 Brad Walker
 United States
5.70 Maksym Mazuryk
 Ukraine
5.60
Long jump Fabrice Lapierre
 Australia
8.14 Hussein Taher Al-Sabee
 Saudi Arabia
8.13 Mohamed Salman Al Khuwalidi
 Saudi Arabia
8.04
Triple jump Nelson Évora
 Portugal
17.24 Jadel Gregório
 Brazil
17.09 Randy Lewis
 Grenada
17.01
Shot put Tomasz Majewski
 Poland
20.88 Christian Cantwell
 United States
20.73 Daniel Taylor
 United States
20.38
Discus Gerd Kanter
 Estonia
68.38 Piotr Małachowski
 Poland
66.07 Robert Harting
 Germany
65.76
Hammer Primož Kozmus
 Slovenia
79.99 Krisztián Pars
 Hungary
79.37 Koji Murofushi
 Japan
78.99
Javelin Vadims Vasilevskis
 Latvia
86.65 Andreas Thorkildsen
 Norway
83.77 Tero Pitkämäki
 Finland
81.64

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[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m Shelly-Ann Fraser
 Jamaica
10.94 Kerron Stewart
 Jamaica
11.06 Marshevet Hooker
 United States
11.06
200 m Sanya Richards
 United States
22.50 Marshevet Hooker
 United States
22.69 Kerron Stewart
 Jamaica
22.72
400 m Sanya Richards
 United States
50.41 Christine Ohuruogu
 Great Britain
50.83 Novlene Williams
 Jamaica
51.30
800 m Pamela Jelimo
 Kenya
1:56.23 CR Janeth Jepkosgei
 Kenya
1:58.41 Marilyn Okoro
 Great Britain
1:58.64
1500 m Maryam Yusuf Jamal
 Bahrain
4:06.59 Gelete Burka
 Ethiopia
4:07.45 Iryna Lishchynska
 Ukraine
4:07.65
3000 m Meseret Defar
 Ethiopia
8:43.60 Vivian Cheruiyot
 Kenya
8:44.64 Jane Kiptoo
 Kenya
8.47.65
5000 m Meseret Defar
 Ethiopia
14:53.82 Vivian Cheruiyot
 Kenya
14:54.60 Meselech Melkamu
 Ethiopia
14:58.76
3000 m steeplechase Gulnara Galkina
 Russia
9:21.73 CR Eunice Jepkorir
 Kenya
9:24.03 Ruth Bisibori Nyangau
 Kenya
9:24.38
100 m hurdles Josephine Onyia
 Spain
12.54 * LoLo Jones
 United States
12.56 Delloreen Ennis-London
 Jamaica
12.56
400 m hurdles Melaine Walker
 Jamaica
54.06 Anastasiya Rabchenyuk
 Ukraine
54.92 Tiffany Williams
 United States
55.16
High jump Blanka Vlašić
 Croatia
2.01 CR Anna Chicherova
 Russia
1.99 Tia Hellebaut
 Belgium
1.97
Pole vault Silke Spiegelburg
 Germany
4.70 Svetlana Feofanova
 Russia
4.70 Monika Pyrek
 Poland
4.70
Long jump Naide Gomes
 Portugal
6.71 Ksenija Balta
 Estonia
6.65 Tatyana Lebedeva
 Russia
6.64
Triple jump Anna Pyatykh
 Russia
14.78 Tatyana Lebedeva
 Russia
14.63 Marija Šestak
 Slovenia
14.63
Shot put Valerie Vili
 New Zealand
19.69 Nadine Kleinert
 Germany
19.42 Misleydis González
 Cuba
18.55
Discus Yarelis Barrios
 Cuba
64.88 Nicoleta Grasu
 Romania
62.48 Stephanie Brown-Trafton
 United States
62.23
Hammer Yipsi Moreno
 Cuba
74.09 Martina Hrasnová
 Slovakia
71.40 Anita Wlodarczyk
 Poland
70.97
Javelin Barbora Špotáková
 Czech Republic
72.28 WR Christina Obergföll
 Germany
63.28 Steffi Nerius
 Germany
62.78

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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wenig, Jörg (2008-09-08). All roads lead to Stuttgart - IAAF / VTB World Athletics Final. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-09-07. Archived 2009-09-09.
  2. ^ La española Josephine Onyia, suspendida dos años por el TAS. El País (2009-10-07). Retrieved on 2009-10-07.

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