1995 in athletics (track and field)

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This page contains an overview of the year 1995 in athletics.

Major Events[edit]

World[edit]

Regional[edit]

World records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Athlete Nation Performance Meeting Place Date
1500 m Noureddine Morceli  Algeria 3:27.37 France Nice, France 12 July
5000 m Moses Kiptanui  Kenya 12:55.30 Italy Rome, Italy 8 June
5000 m Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 12:44.39 Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 16 August
10,000 m Haile Gebrselassie  Ethiopia 26:43.53 Netherlands Hengelo, Netherlands 5 June
3000 m steeplechase Moses Kiptanui  Kenya 7:59.18 Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 16 August
Triple jump Jonathan Edwards  United Kingdom 17.98 m Spain Salamanca, Spain 18 July
Triple jump Jonathan Edwards  United Kingdom 18.29 m World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 7 August

Women[edit]

Event Athlete Nation Performance Meeting Place Date
5000 m Fernanda Ribeiro  Portugal 14:36.45 Belgium Hechtel, Belgium 22 July
400 m hurdles Kim Batten  United States 52.61 World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 11 August
Triple jump Inessa Kravets  Ukraine 15.50 m World Championships Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 10 August
Hammer throw Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 68.14 m Russia Moscow, Russia 5 June
Hammer throw Olga Kuzenkova  Russia 68.16 m Russia Moscow, Russia 18 June

Awards[edit]

Men[edit]

1995 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Jonathan Edwards (GBR)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Jonathan Edwards (GBR)
Best Male Track Athlete ESPY Award  Dennis Mitchell (USA)


Women[edit]

1995 TRACK & FIELD AWARDS ATHLETE
IAAF World Athlete of the Year  Gwen Torrence (USA)
Track & Field Athlete of the Year  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL)
European Athlete of the Year Award  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL)
Best Female Track Athlete ESPY Award  Gwen Torrence (USA)


Season's bests[edit]

Best marks of the year
Event Men Women
Athlete Mark Notes Athlete Mark Notes
100 metres  Donovan Bailey (CAN) 9.91  Gwen Torrence (USA) 10.84
200 metres  Michael Johnson (USA) 19.79  Gwen Torrence (USA) 21.77
400 metres  Michael Johnson (USA) 43.39  Marie-José Pérec (FRA) 49.28
800 metres  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.87  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:55.72
1500 metres  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:27.37 WR  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 3:58.85
3000 metres  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 7:27.18  Sonia O'Sullivan (IRL) 8:27.57
5000 metres  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 12:44.39 WR  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 14:36.45 WR
10,000 metres  Haile Gebrselassie (ETH) 26:43.53 WR  Fernanda Ribeiro (POR) 31:04.99
100/110 metres hurdles  Allen Johnson (USA) 12.98  Olga Shishigina (KAZ) 12.44
400 metres hurdles  Stéphane Diagana (FRA) 47.37  Kim Batten (USA) 52.61 WR
3000 metres steeplechase  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 7:59.18 WR
Pole vault  Okkert Brits (RSA) 6.03 m  Emma George (AUS) 4.28 m
High jump  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.40 m  Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.05 m
Long jump  Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.71 m  Heike Drechsler (GER) 7.07 m
Triple jump  Jonathan Edwards (GBR) 18.29 m WR  Inessa Kravets (UKR) 15.50 m WR
Shot put  John Godina (USA) 22.00 m  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 21.22 m
Discus throw  Lars Riedel (GER) 69.08 m  Mette Bergmann (NOR) 69.68 m
Javelin throw  Raymond Hecht (GER) 92.60 m  Natalya Shikolenko (BLR) 71.18 m
Hammer throw  Andrey Abduvaliyev (UZB) 83.10 m  Olga Kuzenkova (RUS) 68.16 m WR
Heptathlon  Ghada Shouaa (SYR) 6715 pts
Decathlon  Dan O'Brien (USA) 8695 pts
4×100 metres relay  Canada
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Donovan Bailey
38.16  United States
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
42.12
4×400 metres relay  United States
Marlon Ramsey
Derek Mills
Harry Reynolds
Michael Johnson
2:57.32  Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Tatyana Zakharova
Yelena Andreyeva
3:22.24

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