1997 IAAF Grand Prix Final

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1997 IAAF Grand Prix Final
Host city Fukuoka City, Japan
Events 18
Dates 13 September
Main venue Hakatanomori Athletic Stadium
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The 1997 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the thirteenth edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It was held on 13 September at the Hakatanomori Athletic Stadium in Fukuoka City, Japan.

Wilson Kipketer (800 metres) and Astrid Kumbernuss (shot put) were the overall points winners of the tournament. A total of 18 athletics events were contested, ten for men and eight for women.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 114  Lars Riedel (GER) 99  Mark Crear (USA) 95
200 metres  Frankie Fredericks (NAM) 19.81  Obadele Thompson (BAR) 20.19  Jon Drummond (USA) 20.32
800 metres  Wilson Kipketer (DEN) 1:42.98  Patrick Ndururi (KEN) 1:43.45  David Kiptoo (KEN) 1:44.09
One mile  Robert Kiplagat Andersen (DEN) 4:04.53  Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) 4:04.55  Vénuste Niyongabo (BDI) 4:04.95
5000 metres  Khalid Boulami (MAR) 13:09.40  Tom Nyariki (KEN) 13:10.41  Paul Koech (KEN) 13:10.77
3000 metres steeplechase  Joseph Keter (KEN) 8:21.75  Moses Kiptanui (KEN) 8:21.87  Bernard Barmasai (KEN) 8:22.48
110 m hurdles  Mark Crear (USA) 13.03  Florian Schwarthoff (GER) 13.11  Tony Jarrett (GBR) 13.14
Pole vault  Sergey Bubka (UKR) 6.05 m  Maksim Tarasov (RUS) 6.00 m  Tim Lobinger (GER) 5.90 m
Long jump  Iván Pedroso (CUB) 8.53 m  James Beckford (JAM) 8.40 m  Erick Walder (USA) 8.40w m
Discus throw  Lars Riedel (GER) 67.98 m  Adam Setliff (USA) 66.12 m  John Godina (USA) 65.56 m
Javelin throw  Jan Železný (CZE) 89.58 m  Boris Henry (GER) 86.76 m  Patrik Bodén (SWE) 86.52 m

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 99  Deon Hemmings (JAM) 93  Kim Batten (USA) 91
200 metres  Marion Jones (USA) 21.84w  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 21.92w  Melinda Gainsford-Taylor (AUS) 22.43w
800 metres  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 1:56.53  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:56.93  Letitia Vriesde (SUR) 1:59.73
One mile  Carla Sacramento (POR) 4:40.25  Jackline Maranga (KEN) 4:40.44  Julie Henner (USA) 4:40.92
5000 metres  Sally Barsosio (KEN) 15:13.46  Lydia Cheromei (KEN) 15:15.64  Paula Radcliffe (GBR) 15:17.02
400 m hurdles  Kim Batten (USA) 53.45  Deon Hemmings (JAM) 53.98  Tatyana Tereshchuk (UKR) 54.37
High jump  Inga Babakova (UKR) 2.02 m  Yuliya Lyakhova (RUS) 1.99 m  Monica Iagar (ROM) 1.96 m
Triple jump  Ashia Hansen (GBR) 15.15 m  Šárka Kašpárková (CZE) 14.94w m  Rodica Mateescu (ROM) 14.59 m
Shot put  Astrid Kumbernuss (GER) 20.95 m  Vita Pavlysh (UKR) 20.59 m  Irina Korzhanenko (RUS) 19.06 m

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