1995 World Championships in Athletics

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5th World Championships in Athletics
1995 World Championships in Athletics logo.svg
Host city Gothenburg, Sweden
Nations participating 191
Athletes participating 1804
Dates 5–13 August 1995
Main venue Ullevi Stadium
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The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995.

This edition featured 1804 athletes from 191 nations.[1]

This competition saw the women run the 5000 m event at the World Championships for the first time. The race replaced the 3000 m event which had been run at all previous World Championships.

Men's results[edit]

Track[edit]

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Donovan Bailey
 Canada
9.97 Bruny Surin
 Canada
10.03 Ato Boldon
 Trinidad and Tobago
10.03
200 m
details
Michael Johnson
 United States
19.79
CR
Frankie Fredericks
 Namibia
20.12 Jeff Williams
 United States
20.18
400 m
details
Michael Johnson
 United States
43.39
CR
Butch Reynolds
 United States
44.22 Greg Haughton
 Jamaica
44.56
800 m
details
Wilson Kipketer
 Denmark
1:45.08 Arthémon Hatungimana
 Burundi
1:45.64 Vebjørn Rodal
 Norway
1:45.68
1,500 m
details
Noureddine Morceli
 Algeria
3:33.73 Hicham El Guerrouj
 Morocco
3:35.28 Vénuste Niyongabo
 Burundi
3:35.56
5,000 m
details
Ismael Kirui
 Kenya
13:16.77 Khalid Bouhlami
 Morocco
13:17.15 Shem Kororia
 Kenya
13:17.59
10,000 m
details
Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
27:12.95
CR
Khalid Skah
 Morocco
27:14.53 Paul Tergat
 Kenya
27:14.70
Marathon
details
Martín Fiz
 Spain
2:11:41 Dionicio Cerón
 Mexico
2:12:13 Luíz Antônio dos Santos
 Brazil
2:12:49
110 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
 United States
13.00 Tony Jarrett
 Great Britain
13.04 Roger Kingdom
 United States
13.19
400 m hurdles
details
Derrick Adkins
 United States
47.98 Samuel Matete
 Zambia
48.03 Stéphane Diagana
 France
48.14
3,000 m st.
details
Moses Kiptanui
 Kenya
8:04.16
CR
Christopher Koskei
 Kenya
8:09.30 Saad Al-Asmari
 Saudi Arabia
8:12.95
AR
20 km walk
details
Michele Didoni
 Italy
1:19:59 Valentí Massana
 Spain
1:20:23 Yevgeniy Misyulya
 Belarus
1:20:48
50 km walk
details
Valentin Kononen
 Finland
3:43:42 Giovanni Perricelli
 Italy
3:45:11 Robert Korzeniowski
 Poland
3:45:57
4 × 100 m relay
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Donovan Bailey,
Robert Esmie,
Glenroy Gilbert,
Bruny Surin
 Canada
38.31 Paul Henderson,
Tim Jackson,
Steve Brimacombe,
Damien Marsh
 Australia
38.50 Giovanni Puggioni,
Ezio Madonia,
Angelo Cipolloni,
Sandro Floris
 Italy
39.07
4 × 400 m relay
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Marlon Ramsey,
Derek Mills,
Butch Reynolds,
Michael Johnson
 United States
2:57.32 Michael McDonald,
Davian Clarke,
Danny McFarlane,
Greg Haughton
 Jamaica
2:59.88 Udeme Ekpeyong,
Kunle Adejuyigbe,
Jude Monye,
Sunday Bada
 Nigeria
3:03.18

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)

Field[edit]

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
 Cuba
8.70 James Beckford
 Jamaica
8.30 Mike Powell
 United States
8.29
Triple jump
details
Jonathan Edwards
 Great Britain
18.29
(WR)
Brian Wellman
 Bermuda
17.62 Jérôme Romain
 Dominica
17.59
High jump
details
Troy Kemp
 Bahamas
2.37 Javier Sotomayor
 Cuba
2.37 Artur Partyka
 Poland
2.35
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
 Ukraine
5.92 Maksim Tarasov
 Russia
5.86 Jean Galfione
 France
5.86
Shot put
details
John Godina
 United States
21.47 Mika Halvari
 Finland
20.93 Randy Barnes
 United States
20.41
Discus throw
details
Lars Riedel
 Germany
68.76
(CR)
Vladimir Dubrovshchik
 Belarus
65.98 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
 Belarus
65.88
Hammer throw
details
Andrey Abduvaliyev
 Tajikistan
81.56 Igor Astapkovich
 Belarus
81.10 Tibor Gécsek
 Hungary
80.98
Javelin throw
details
Jan Železný
 Czech Republic
89.58 Steve Backley
 Great Britain
86.30 Boris Henry
 Germany
86.08
Decathlon
details
Dan O'Brien
 United States
8695 Eduard Hämäläinen
 Belarus
8489 Mike Smith
 Canada
8419

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's results[edit]

Track[edit]

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
 Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.85  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 10.94  Irina Privalova (RUS) 10.96
200 m
details
 Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.12  Irina Privalova (RUS) 22.12  Galina Malchugina (RUS) 22.37
400 m
details
 Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.28  Pauline Davis (BAH) 49.96  Jearl Miles (USA) 50.00
800 m
details
 Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:56.11  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:56.68
(AR)
 Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:56.95
1,500 m
details
 Hassiba Boulmerka (ALG) 4:02.42  Kelly Holmes (GBR) 4:03.04  Carla Sacramento (POR) 4:03.79
5,000 m
details
 Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 14:46.47
(CR)
 Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 14:48.54  Zahra Ouaziz (MAR) 14:53.77
10,000 m
details
 Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.99  Derartu Tulu (ETH) 31:08.10  Tegla Loroupe (KEN) 31:17.66
Marathon
details
 Manuela Machado (POR) 2:25:39  Anuţa Cătună (ROU) 2:26:25  Ornella Ferrara (ITA) 2:30:11
The marathon course was 400 m short of the normal distance.
100 m hurdles
details
 Gail Devers (USA) 12.68  Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.80  Yuliya Graudyn (RUS) 12.85
400 m hurdles
details
 Kim Batten (USA) 52.61
(WR)
 Tonja Buford (USA) 52.62  Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.48
(NR)
10 km walk
details
 Irina Stankina (RUS) 42:13
(CR)
 Elisabetta Perrone (ITA) 42:16  Yelena Nikolayeva (RUS) 42:20
4 × 100 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
42.12  Jamaica (JAM)
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
42.25  Germany (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Silke Lichtenhagen
Silke-Beate Knoll
Gabriele Becker
43.01
4 × 400 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
Kim Graham
Rochelle Stevens
Camara Jones
Jearl Miles
3:22.29  Russia (RUS)
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Yuliya Sotnikova
Yelena Andreyeva
3:23.98  Australia (AUS)
Lee Naylor
Renée Poetschka
Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
Cathy Freeman
3:25.88

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)

Field[edit]

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Long jump
details
 Fiona May (ITA) 6.98  Niurka Montalvo (CUB) 6.86  Irina Mushayilova (RUS) 6.83
Triple jump
details
 Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50
(WR)
 Iva Prandzheva (BUL) 15.18  Anna Biryukova (RUS) 15.08
High jump
details
 Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.01  Alina Astafei (GER) 1.99  Inha Babakova (UKR) 1.99
Shot put
details
 Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 21.22  Huang Zhihong (CHN) 20.04  Svetla Mitkova (BUL) 19.56
Discus throw
details
 Ellina Zvereva (BLR) 68.64  Ilke Wyludda (GER) 67.20  Olga Chernyavskaya (RUS) 66.86
Javelin throw
details
 Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 67.56  Felicia Tilea (ROU) 65.22  Mikaela Ingberg (FIN) 65.16
Heptathlon
details
 Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6651  Svetlana Moskalets (RUS) 6575  Rita Ináncsi (HUN) 6522

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)

Medal table[edit]

Note that the host, Sweden, did not win any medals at these championships. This fate Sweden shares only with Canada (2001) and South Korea (2011).

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 12 2 5 19
2  Belarus 2 3 2 7
3=  Germany 2 2 2 6
3=  Italy 2 2 2 6
5  Cuba 2 2 0 4
6  Kenya 2 1 3 6
7=  Canada 2 1 1 4
7=  Portugal 2 1 1 4
9  Ukraine 2 0 1 3
10  Algeria 2 0 0 2
11  Russia 1 4 7 12
12  Jamaica 1 4 2 7
13  Great Britain 1 3 1 5
14=  Finland 1 1 1 3
14=  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
16=  Bahamas 1 1 0 2
16=  Ethiopia 1 1 0 2
16=  Spain 1 1 0 2
19  France 1 0 2 3
20=  Czech Republic 1 0 0 1
20=  Denmark 1 0 0 1
20=  Ireland 1 0 0 1
20=  Syria 1 0 0 1
20=  Tajikistan 1 0 0 1
25  Morocco 0 3 1 4
26  Romania 0 2 0 2
27=  Australia 0 1 1 2
27=  Burundi 0 1 1 2
29=  Bermuda 0 1 0 1
29=  China 0 1 0 1
29=  Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
29=  Mexico 0 1 0 1
29=  Namibia 0 1 0 1
29=  Suriname 0 1 0 1
29=  Zambia 0 1 0 1
36=  Hungary 0 0 2 2
36=  Poland 0 0 2 2
38=  Brazil 0 0 1 1
38=  Dominica 0 0 1 1
38=  Nigeria 0 0 1 1
38=  Norway 0 0 1 1
38=  Trinidad and Tobago 0 0 1 1
38=  Saudi Arabia 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "iaaf.org - Osaka 2007 - History". Archived from the original on 2009-05-09. Retrieved 2009-04-03.