1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships
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Host city Seville, Spain
Date(s) 8 March–10 March
Main stadium Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo
Participation 518 athletes from
80 nations
Events 26 (+1 non-championship)

The 3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo in Seville, Spain from March 8 to March 10, 1991. It was the first Indoor Championships to include relay races as well as women's triple jump, albeit as a non-championship event. There were a total number of 518 athletes participated from 80 countries.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

1987 | 1989 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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 Andre Cason (USA) 6.54  Linford Christie (GBR) 6.55  Chidi Imoh (NGR) 6.60
200 metres
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 Nikolay Antonov (BUL) 20.67  Linford Christie (GBR) 20.72  Ade Mafe (GBR) 20.92
400 metres
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 Devon Morris (JAM) 46.17  Samson Kitur (KEN) 46.21  Cayetano Cornet (ESP) 46.52
800 metres
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 Paul Ereng (KEN) 1:47.08  Tomás de Teresa (ESP) 1:47.82  Simon Hoogewerf (CAN) 1:47.88
1500 metres
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 Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:41.57  Fermín Cacho (ESP) 3:42.68  Mário Silva (POR) 3:43.85
3000 metres
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 Frank O'Mara (IRL) 7:41.14
(CR)
 Hammou Boutayeb (MAR) 7:43.64  Robert Denmark (GBR) 7:43.90
60 metres hurdles
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 Greg Foster (USA) 7.45  Igors Kazanovs (URS) 7.47  Mark McKoy (CAN) 7.49
5000 metres walk
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 Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 18:23.55
(CR)
 Giovanni De Benedictis (ITA) 18:23.60  Frants Kostyukevich (URS) 18:47.05
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Germany (GER)
Rico Lieder,
Jens Carlowitz,
Karsten Just,
Thomas Schönlebe
3:03.05
(WR)
 United States (USA)
Raymond Pierre,
Charles Jenkins,
Andrew Valmon,
Antonio McKay,
Clifton Campbell,
Willie Smith
3:03.24
(AR)
 Italy (ITA)
Marco Vaccari,
Vito Petrella,
Alessandro Aimar,
Andrea Nuti
3:05.51
(NR)
High jump
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 Hollis Conway (USA) 2.40  Artur Partyka (POL) 2.37  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.31
 Aleksey Yemelin (URS)
Pole vault
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 Sergey Bubka (URS) 6.00  Viktor Ryzhenkov (URS) 5.80  Ferenc Salbert (FRA) 5.70
Long jump
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 Dietmar Haaf (GER) 8.15  Jaime Jefferson (CUB) 8.04  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 7.93
Triple jump
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 Igor Lapshin (URS) 17.31  Leonid Voloshin (URS) 17.04  Tord Henriksson (SWE) 16.80
Shot put
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 Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.17  Klaus Bodenmüller (AUT) 20.42  Ron Backes (USA) 20.06

Women[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
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 Irina Sergeyeva (URS) 7.02
(CR)
 Merlene Ottey (JAM) 7.08  Liliana Allen (CUB) 7.12
(NR)
200 metres
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 Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.24
(CR)
 Irina Sergeyeva (URS) 22.41  Grit Breuer (GER) 22.58
400 metres
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 Diane Dixon (USA) 50.64
(CR)
 Sandra Myers (ESP) 50.99  Anita Protti (SUI) 51.41
(NR)
800 metres
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 Christine Wachtel (GER) 2:01.51  Violeta Beclea (ROU) 2:01.75  Ella Kovacs (ROU) 2:01.79
1500 metres
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 Lyudmila Rogachova (URS) 4:05.09  Ivana Kubešová (TCH) 4:06.22  Tudorita Chidu (ROU) 4:06.27
3000 metres
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 Marie-Pierre Duros (FRA) 8:50.69  Margareta Keszeg (ROU) 8:51.51  Lyubov Kremlyova (URS) 8:51.90
60 metres hurdles
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 Lyudmila Narozhilenko (URS) 7.88  Monique Ewanjé-Épée (FRA) 7.90  Aliuska López (CUB) 8.03
3000 metres walk
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 Beate Anders (GER) 11:50.90
(CR)
 Kerry Saxby (AUS) 12:03.21  Ileana Salvador (ITA) 12:07.67
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Germany (GER)
Sandra Seuser,
Katrin Schreiter,
Annett Hesselbarth,
Grit Breuer
3:27.22
(WR)
 Soviet Union (URS)
Marina Shmonina,
Lyudmila Dzhigalova,
Margarita Ponomaryova,
Aelita Yurchenko
3:27.95
(NR)
 United States (USA)
Terri Dendy,
Lillie Leatherwood,
Jearl Miles,
Diane Dixon
3:29.00
(AR)
High jump
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 Heike Henkel (GER) 2.00  Tamara Bykova (URS) 1.97  Heike Balck (GER) 1.94
Long jump
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 Larisa Berezhnaya (URS) 6.84  Heike Drechsler (GER) 6.82  Marieta Ilcu (ROU) 6.74
Shot put
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 Sui Xinmei (CHN) 20.54
(CR)
 Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.33  Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 20.00

Non-championship event[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze
Triple jump
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 Inessa Kravets (URS) 14.44
(CR)
 Li Huirong (CHN) 13.98  Sofiya Bozhanova (BUL) 13.62

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 7 6 4 17
2  Germany 6 1 2 9
3  United States 4 1 2 7
4  Jamaica 2 1 0 3
5  France 1 1 1 3
6  China 1 1 0 2
 Kenya 1 1 0 2
8   Switzerland 1 0 1 2
9  Algeria 1 0 0 1
 Bulgaria 1 0 0 1
 Ireland 1 0 0 1
12  Spain 0 3 1 4
13  Romania 0 2 3 5
14  Great Britain 0 2 2 4
15  Italy 0 1 3 4
 Cuba 0 1 3 4
17  Australia 0 1 0 1
 Morocco 0 1 0 1
 Austria 0 1 0 1
 Poland 0 1 0 1
 Czechoslovakia 0 1 0 1
22  Canada 0 0 2 2
23  Nigeria 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

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