1985 IAAF World Indoor Games

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IAAF World Indoor Games
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Host city Paris, France
Date(s) 18–19 January
Main stadium Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy
Participation 319 athletes from
69 nations
Events 24

The World Indoor Games were arranged by the IAAF and held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from January 18 to January 19, 1985. In 1987 the championship was renamed to the IAAF World Indoor Championships and gained official status. There were a total number of 319 participating athletes from 69 countries.[1]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Ben Johnson
 Canada
6.62 Sam Graddy
 United States
6.63 Ronald Desruelles
 Belgium
6.68
200 metres
details
Aleksandr Yevgenyev
 Soviet Union
20.95 Ade Mafe
 Great Britain
20.96 João Batista da Silva
 Brazil
21.19
400 metres
details
Thomas Schönlebe
 East Germany
45.60 Todd Bennett
 Great Britain
45.97 Mark Rowe
 United States
46.31
800 metres
details
Colomán Trabado
 Spain
1:47.42 Benjamín González
 Spain
1:47.94 Ikem Billy
 Great Britain
1:48.28
1500 metres
details
Michael Hillardt
 Australia
3:40.27 José Luis González
 Spain
3:41.36 Joseph Chesire
 Kenya
3:41.38
3000 metres
details
João Campos
 Portugal
7:57.63 Don Clary
 United States
7:57.78 Ivan Uvizl
 Czechoslovakia
7:57.92
60 metres hurdles
details
Stéphane Caristan
 France
7.67 Javier Moracho
 Spain
7.69 Jon Ridgeon
 Great Britain
7.70
5000 metres walk
details
Gérard Lelièvre
 France
19:06.20 Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
19:11.41 Dave Smith
 Australia
19:16.04
High jump
details
Patrik Sjöberg
 Sweden
2.32 Javier Sotomayor
 Cuba
2.30 Othmane Belfaa
 Algeria
2.27
NR
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.75 Thierry Vigneron
 France
5.70 Vasiliy Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.60
Long jump
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Jan Leitner
 Czechoslovakia
7.96 Gyula Pálóczi
 Hungary
7.94 Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy
7.88
Triple jump
details
Khristo Markov
 Bulgaria
17.22 Lázaro Betancourt
 Cuba
17.15 Lázaro Balcindes
 Cuba
16.83
Shot put
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Remigius Machura
 Czechoslovakia
21.22 Udo Beyer
 East Germany
21.10 Jānis Bojārs
 Soviet Union
19.94

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Silke Gladisch
 East Germany (GDR)
7.20 Heather Oakes
 Great Britain (GBR)
7.21 Christelle Bulteau
 France (FRA)
7.34
200 metres
details
Marita Koch
 East Germany (GDR)
23.09 Marie-Christine Cazier
 France (FRA)
23.33 Kim Robertson
 New Zealand (NZL)
23.69 (NR)
400 metres
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Diane Dixon
 United States (USA)
53.35 Regine Berg
 Belgium (BEL)
53.81 Charmaine Crooks
 Canada (CAN)
54.08
800 metres
details
Cristieana Cojocaru
 Romania (ROU)
2:04.22 Jane Finch
 Great Britain (GBR)
2:04.71 Mariana Simeanu
 Romania (ROU)
2:05.51
1500 metres
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Elly van Hulst
 Netherlands (NED)
4:11.41 Fiţa Lovin
 Romania (ROU)
4:11.42 Brit McRoberts
 Canada (CAN)
4:11.83
3000 metres
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Debbie Scott
 Canada (CAN)
9:04.99 Agnese Possamai
 Italy (ITA)
9:09.66 PattiSue Plumer
 United States (USA)
9:12.12
60 metres hurdles
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Xénia Siska
 Hungary (HUN)
8.03 Laurence Elloy
 France (FRA)
8.08 Anne Piquereau
 France (FRA)
8.10
3000 metres walk
details
Giuliana Salce
 Italy (ITA)
12:53.42 Yan Hong
 China (CHN)
13:06.66 Ann Peel
 Canada (CAN)
13:06.97
High jump
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Stefka Kostadinova
 Bulgaria (BUL)
1.97 Susanne Lorentzon
 Sweden (SWE)
1.94 Debbie Brill
 Canada (CAN)
1.90
Danuta Bułkowska
 Poland (POL)
Silvia Costa
 Cuba (CUB)
Long jump
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Helga Radtke
 East Germany (GDR)
6.88 Tatyana Rodionova
 Soviet Union (URS)
6.72 Nijolė Medvedeva
 Soviet Union (URS)
6.44
Shot put
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Natalya Lisovskaya
 Soviet Union (URS)
20.07 Ines Müller
 East Germany (GDR)
19.68 Nunu Abashidze
 Soviet Union (URS)
18.82

Medals table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 4 2 0 6
2  Soviet Union 3 1 4 8
3  France 2 3 2 7
4  Canada 2 0 4 6
5  Czechoslovakia 2 0 1 3
6  Bulgaria 2 0 0 2
7  Spain 1 3 0 4
8  United States 1 2 2 5
9  Italy 1 2 1 4
10  Romania 1 1 1 3
11  Hungary 1 1 0 2
 Sweden 1 1 0 2
13  Australia 1 0 1 2
14  Netherlands 1 0 0 1
 Portugal 1 0 0 1
16  Great Britain 0 4 2 6
17  Cuba 0 2 2 4
18  Belgium 0 1 1 2
19  China 0 1 0 1
20  Algeria 0 0 1 1
 Brazil 0 0 1 1
 Kenya 0 0 1 1
 New Zealand 0 0 1 1
 Poland 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1985: World Indoor Games. Doha 2010. Retrieved on 2010-03-04.