1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 800 metres

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Events at the
1987 World Championships
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Track events
100 m   men   women
200 m men women
400 m men women
800 m men women
1500 m men women
3000 m women
5000 m men
10,000 m men women
100 m hurdles women
110 m hurdles men
400 m hurdles men women
3000 m
steeplechase
men
4×100 m relay men women
4×400 m relay men women
Road events
Marathon men women
10 km walk women
20 km walk men
50 km walk men
Field events
Long jump men women
Triple jump men
High jump men women
Pole vault men
Shot put men women
Discus throw men women
Javelin throw men women
Hammer throw men
Combined events
Heptathlon women
Decathlon men

These are the official results of the Women's 800 metres event at the 1987 IAAF World Championships in Rome, Italy. There were a total number of 32 participating athletes, with four qualifying heats, two semi-finals and the final held on Monday 1987-08-31.

Medalists[edit]

Gold East Germany Sigrun Wodars-Grau
East Germany (GDR)
Silver East Germany Christine Wachtel
East Germany (GDR)
Bronze Soviet Union Lyubov Gurina
Soviet Union (URS)

Records[edit]

Existing records at the start of the event.

World Record  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 1:53.28 Munich, West Germany July 26, 1983
Championship Record  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 1:54.68 Helsinki, Finland August 9, 1983

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Sigrun Wodars-Grau (GDR) 1:55.26 NR
Med 2.png  Christine Wachtel (GDR) 1:55.32 PB
Med 3.png  Lyubov Gurina (URS) 1:55.56 PB
4.  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:55.84 AR
5.  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 1:57.81
6.  Mitica Junghiatu (ROU) 1:59.66
7.  Nadezhda Olizarenko (URS) 2:00.28
8.  Slobodanka Čolović (YUG) 2:02.09

Semi-Finals[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1987-08-30
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:57.96
2.  Sigrun Wodars-Grau (GDR) 1:58.06
3.  Lyubov Gurina (URS) 1:58.16
4.  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 1:58.65
5.  Slobodanka Čolović (YUG) 1:58.85
6.  Diane Edwards (GBR) 1:59.34
7.  Essie Washington (USA) 2:02.65
8.  Mary Burzminski (CAN) 2:03.72


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Christine Wachtel (GDR) 2:01.47
2.  Nadezhda Olizarenko (URS) 2:01.63
3.  Mitica Junghiatu (ROU) 2:01.65
4.  Gabriela Sedláková (TCH) 2:02.27
5.  Delisa Walton-Floyd (USA) 2:02.45
6.  Nathalie Thoumas (FRA) 2:03.90
7.  Maria Akraka (SWE) 2:05.20
8.  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:06.10

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1987-08-29
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Slobodanka Čolović (YUG) 2:02.54
2.  Delisa Walton-Floyd (USA) 2:02.76
3.  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 2:03.06
4.  Rosa Colorado (ESP) 2:03.40
5.  Soraya Telles (BRA) 2:03.55
6.  Ausa Mwendachabe (ZAM) 2:07.06
7.  Jacqueline Rasaozanamanalina (MAD) 2:11.27
 Maria Lomba (STP) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 2:01.99
2.  Mitica Junghiatu (ROU) 2:02.23
3.  Nathalie Thoumas (FRA) 2:02.54
4.  Essie Washington (USA) 2:02.61
5.  Selina Chirchir (KEN) 2:02.90
6.  Jennifer Fisher (BER) 2:09.04
7.  Mireille Sankatsing (SUR) 2:12.02
 Chakma Sharmila Ray (BAN) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Christine Wachtel (GDR) 2:01.50
2.  Lyubov Gurina (URS) 2:01.74
3.  Diane Edwards (GBR) 2:02.57
4.  Catalina Gheorghiu (ROU) 2:03.04
5.  Angelita Lind (PUR) 2:04.59
6.  Puseletso Monkoe (LES) 2:22.29
7.  Leticia Thomas (DMA) 2:26.02
 Andri Avraam (CYP) DNS


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Sigrun Wodars-Grau (GDR) 1:59.57
2.  Gabriela Sedláková (TCH) 2:00.23
3.  Nadezhda Olizarenko (URS) 2:00.28
4.  Mary Burzminski (CAN) 2:01.62
5.  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:01.81
6.  Maria Akraka (SWE) 2:02.24
7.  Zeina Mina El-Jas (LIB) 2:15.75
 Kungu Bakombo (ZAI) DNS

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