1991 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 800 metres

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Events at the
1991 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 1991 IAAF World Championships in Tokyo, Japan. There were a total of 36 participating athletes, with five qualifying heats and the final held on Monday August 26, 1991.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Soviet Union Liliya Nurutdinova
Soviet Union (URS)
Silver Cuba Ana Fidelia Quirot
Cuba (CUB)
Bronze Romania Ella Kovacs
Romania (ROU)

Schedule[edit]

Heats
24.08.1991 – 17:35h
Semifinals
25.08.1991 – 19:20h
Final
26.08.1991 – 19:10h

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Liliya Nurutdinova (URS) 1:57.50
Med 2.png  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:57.55
Med 3.png  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 1:57.58
4.  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:57.63
5.  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:58.25
6.  Christine Wachtel (GER) 1:58.90
7.  Ann Williams (GBR) 2:01.01
8.  Svetlana Masterkova (URS) 2:02.92

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1991-08-25
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 2:00.08
2.  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 2:00.13
3.  Liliya Nurutdinova (URS) 2:00.13
4.  Ann Williams (GBR) 2:00.30
5.  Milena Strnadová (TCH) 2:00.47
6.  Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA) 2:01.53
7.  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:02.35
 Sigrun Wodars-Grau (GER) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Christine Wachtel (GER) 1:59.10
2.  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:59.15
3.  Svetlana Masterkova (URS) 1:59.15
4.  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:59.29
5.  Birthe Bruhns (GER) 1:59.93
6.  Charmaine Crooks (CAN) 2:00.63
7.  Lorraine Baker (GBR) 2:01.32
8.  Delisa Walton-Floyd (USA) 2:01.32

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1991-08-24
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 2:01.06
2.  Ann Williams (GBR) 2:01.44
3.  Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA) 2:01.71
4.  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:01.81
5.  Tuuli Merikoski (FIN) 2:03.84
6.  Gabriella Dorio (ITA) 2:07.54
7.  Nana-Kadidia Thera (MLI) 2:30.77


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Svetlana Masterkova (URS) 2:04.52
2.  Charmaine Crooks (CAN) 2:04.60
3.  Meredith Rainey (USA) 2:04.84
4.  Mitica Constantin (ROM) 2:06.53
5.  Sharon Stewart (AUS) 2:08.72
6.  Angelina Mantokoane Pitso (LES) 2:24.63
 Shermaine Ross (GRN) DNS


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 2:00.86
2.  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 2:00.88
3.  Sigrun Wodars-Grau (GER) 2:00.99
4.  Maria Akraka (SWE) 2:02.58
5.  Maite Zúñiga (ESP) 2:03.24
6.  Edith Nakiyingi (UGA) 2:08.72
 Dawn Williams (DMA) DNS


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Delisa Walton-Floyd (USA) 2:00.05
2.  Birthe Bruhns (GER) 2:00.11
3.  Liliya Nurutdinova (URS) 2:00.13
4.  Lorraine Baker (GBR) 2:01.22
5.  Ellen van Langen (NED) 2:02.02
6.  Aisling Molloy (IRL) 2:02.31
7.  Sharmaine Williams (TCA) 3:00.97


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Christine Wachtel (GER) 2:01.45
2.  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 2:01.51
3.  Milena Strnadová (TCH) 2:01.95
4.  Inna Yevseyeva (URS) 2:03.09
5.  Tudorita Chidu (ROM) 2:03.81
6.  Elsa Amaral (POR) 2:03.83
7.  Paula Fryer (GBR) 2:04.64
8.  Sylene Blake (MSR) 2:51.71

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