1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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6th IAAF World Indoor Championships
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Host city Paris, France
Date(s) 7 March–9 March
Main stadium Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Participation 712 athletes from
118 nations
Events 28

The 6th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from March 7 to March 9, 1997. It was the first athletic championships to introduce women's pole vault. There were a total number of 712 participating athletes from 118 countries.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Haralabos Papadias
 Greece
6.50
(NR)
Michael Green
 Jamaica
6.51 Davidson Ezinwa
 Nigeria
6.52
(PB)
200 metres
details
Kevin Little
 United States
20.40
(CR)
Iván García
 Cuba
20.46
(PB)
Francis Obikwelu
 Nigeria
21.10
400 metres
details
Sunday Bada
 Nigeria
45.51
(AR)
Jamie Baulch
 Great Britain
45.62 Shunji Karube
 Japan
45.76
(AR)
800 metres
details
Wilson Kipketer
 Denmark
1:42.67
(WR)
Mahjoub Haida
 Morocco
1:45.76
(NR)
Rich Kenah
 United States
1:46.16
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
 Morocco
3:35.31
(CR)
Rüdiger Stenzel
 Germany
3:37.24 William Tanui
 Kenya
3:37.48
3000 metres
details
Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
7:34.71
(CR)
Paul Bitok
 Kenya
7:38.84 Ismaïl Sghyr
 Morocco
7:40.01
60 metres hurdles
details
Anier García
 Cuba
7.48
(NR)
Colin Jackson
 Great Britain
7.49 Tony Dees
 United States
7.50
4 × 400 metres relay
details
 United States
Jason Rouser
Mark Everett
Sean Maye
Deon Minor
3:04.93  Jamaica
Linval Laird
Michael McDonald
Dinsdale Morgan
Gregory Haughton
3:08.11  France
Pierre-Marie Hilaire
Rodrigue Nordin
Loïc Lerouge
Fred Mango
3:09.68
High jump
details
Charles Austin
 United States
2.35 Lambros Papakostas
 Greece
2.32 Dragutin Topic
 Yugoslavia
2.32
Pole vault
details
Igor Potapovich
 Kazakhstan
5.90
(AR)
Lawrence Johnson
 United States
5.85 Maksim Tarasov
 Russia
5.80
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
 Cuba
8.51
(CR)
Kirill Sosunov
 Russia
8.41
(PB)
Joe Greene
 United States
8.41
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Yoel García
 Cuba
17.30 Aliecer Urrutia
 Cuba
17.27 Aleksandr Aseledchenko
 Russia
17.22
(PB)
Shot put
details
Yuriy Bilonog
 Ukraine
21.02 Aleksandr Bagach
 Ukraine
20.94 John Godina
 United States
20.87
Heptathlon
details
Robert Změlík
 Czech Republic
6228 Erki Nool
 Estonia
6213
(PB)
Jón Magnússon
 Iceland
6145
(NR)

Women[edit]

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
details
Gail Devers
 United States
7.06 Chandra Sturrup
 Bahamas
7.15 Frederique Bangue
 France
7.17
200 metres
details
Ekaterini Koffa
 Greece
22.76
(NR)
Juliet Cuthbert
 Jamaica
22.77 Svetlana Goncharenko
 Russia
22.85
400 metres
details
Jearl Miles Clark
 United States
50.96
(WL)
Sandie Richards
 Jamaica
51.17
(PB)
Helena Fuchsová
 Czech Republic
52.04
(PB)
800 metres
details
Maria Mutola
 Mozambique
1:58.96 Natalya Dukhnova
 Belarus
1:59.31
(NR)
Joetta Clark
 United States
1:59.82
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Yekaterina Podkopayeva
 Russia
4:05.19
(PB)
Patricia Djaté-Taillard
 France
4:06.16
(NR)
Lidia Chojecka
 Poland
4:06.25
(NR)
3000 metres
details
Gabriela Szabo
 Romania
8:45.75 Sonia O'Sullivan
 Ireland
8:46.19
(NR)
Fernanda Ribeiro
 Portugal
8:49.79
60 metres hurdles
details
Michelle Freeman
 Jamaica
7.82
(CR)
Gillian Russell
 Jamaica
7.84
(PB)
Cheryl Dickey
 United States
7.84
(PB)
4 × 400 metres relay
details
 Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Tatyana Alekseyeva
3:26.84
(WR)
 United States
Shanelle Porter
Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Anita Howard
Jearl Miles Clark
3:27.66
(AR)
 Germany
Anja Rucker
Anke Feller
Heike Meissner
Grit Breuer
3:28.39
High jump
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Stefka Kostadinova
 Bulgaria
2.02 Inga Babakova
 Ukraine
2.00
(NR)
Hanne Haugland
 Norway
2.00
(NR)
Pole vault
details
Stacy Dragila
 United States
4.40
(WR)
Emma George
 Australia
4.35 Cai Weiyan
 China
4.35
(AR)
Long jump
details
Fiona May
 Italy
6.86
(NR)
Chioma Ajunwa
 Nigeria
6.80 Agata Karczmarek
 Poland
6.71
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Inna Lasovskaya
 Russia
15.01
(WL)
Ashia Hansen
 Great Britain
14.70
(NR)
Šárka Kašpárková
 Czech Republic
14.66
(NR)
Shot put
details
Vita Pavlysh
 Ukraine
20.00 Astrid Kumbernuss
 Germany
19.92 Irina Korzhanenko
 Russia
19.49
(PB)
Pentathlon
details
Sabine Braun
 Germany
4780 Mona Steigauf
 Germany
4681
(PB)
Kym Carter
 United States
4627
  • Mary Slaney of USA originally came second in the 1500 metre and was awarded the silver medal, but was later disqualified for doping.[1]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 6 2 7 15
2  Cuba 3 2 0 5
3  Russia 3 1 4 8
4  Ukraine 2 2 0 4
5  Greece 2 1 0 3
6  Jamaica 1 5 0 6
7  Germany 1 3 1 5
8  Nigeria 1 1 2 4
9  Morocco 1 1 1 3
10  Czech Republic 1 0 2 3
11  Bulgaria 1 0 0 1
 Denmark 1 0 0 1
 Ethiopia 1 0 0 1
 Italy 1 0 0 1
 Mozambique 1 0 0 1
 Kazakhstan 1 0 0 1
 Romania 1 0 0 1
18  Great Britain 0 3 0 3
19  France 0 1 2 3
20  Kenya 0 1 1 2
21  Australia 0 1 0 1
 Bahamas 0 1 0 1
 Belarus 0 1 0 1
 Estonia 0 1 0 1
 Ireland 0 1 0 1
26  Poland 0 0 2 2
27  Iceland 0 0 1 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
 Norway 0 0 1 1
 Portugal 0 0 1 1
 China 0 0 1 1
 FR Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1

Participating nations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 47–48, retrieved 27 September 2015 

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