1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final
|Host city||Moscow, Russia|
|Main venue||Luzhniki Stadium|
The 1998 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the fourteenth 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 5 September at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
Hicham El Guerrouj (1500 metres) and Marion Jones (100 metres and long jump) were the overall points winners of the tournament. A total of 18 athletics events were contested, ten for men and eight for women.
The event served as the final competition of the newly created 1998 IAAF Golden League. This was the only time that the Grand Prix Final served as the jackpot-deciding competition of that series.
|Overall||Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)||136||Haile Gebrselassie (ETH)||114||Bryan Bronson (USA)||97|
|100 metres||Frankie Fredericks (NAM)||10.11||Obadele Thompson (BAR)||10.11||Tim Harden (USA)||10.12|
|400 metres||Mark Richardson (GBR)||44.88||Jerome Young (USA)||44.96||Iwan Thomas (GBR)||44.96|
|1500 metres||Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR)||3:32.03||Laban Rotich (KEN)||3:33.04||William Tanui (KEN)||3:33.30|
|3000 metres||Haile Gebrselassie (ETH)||7:50.00||Luke Kipkosgei (KEN)||7:50.87||Julius Gitahi (KEN)||7:51.49|
|400 m hurdles||Stéphane Diagana (FRA)||48.30||Dinsdale Morgan (JAM)||48.60||Samuel Matete (ZAM)||48.73|
|High jump||Javier Sotomayor (CUB)||2.31 m||Staffan Strand (SWE)||2.28 m||Charles Austin (USA)||2.28 m|
|Pole vault||Maksim Tarasov (RUS)||5.95 m||Jean Galfione (FRA)||5.90 m||Danny Ecker (GER)||5.80 m|
|Triple jump||Charles Friedek (GER)||17.33 m||Denis Kapustin (RUS)||17.01 m||Aleksandr Glavatskiy (BLR)||16.98 m|
|Shot put||John Godina (USA)||21.21 m||Yuriy Bilonog (UKR)||20.62 m||Oliver-Sven Buder (GER)||20.53 m|
|Hammer throw||Tibor Gécsek (HUN)||81.21 m||Balázs Kiss (HUN)||79.71 m||Andrey Abduvaliyev (UZB)||78.30 m|
|Overall||Marion Jones (USA)||130||Svetlana Masterkova (RUS)||107||Falilat Ogunkoya (NGR)||101|
|100 metres||Marion Jones (USA)||10.83||Savatheda Fynes (BAH)||11.10||Inger Miller (USA)||11.15|
|400 metres||Falilat Ogunkoya (NGR)||49.73||Charity Opara (NGR)||50.09||Sandie Richards (JAM)||50.44|
|1500 metres||Svetlana Masterkova (RUS)||4:03.79||Kutre Dulecha (ETH)||4:04.72||Carla Sacramento (POR)||4:05.82|
|3000 metres||Gete Wami (ETH)||8:40.11||Zahra Ouaziz (MAR)||8:40.45||Mariya Pantyukhova (RUS)||8:47.77|
|100 m hurdles||Michelle Freeman (JAM)||12.56||Melissa Morrison (USA)||12.63||Glory Alozie (NGR)||12.72|
|Long jump||Marion Jones (USA)||7.13 m||Heike Drechsler (GER)||6.99 m||Fiona May (ITA)||6.89 m|
|Discus throw||Natalya Sadova (RUS)||68.50 m||Franka Dietzsch (GER)||65.24 m||Nicoleta Grasu (ROM)||65.10 m|
|Javelin throw||Tanja Damaske (GER)||68.40 m||Tatyana Shikolenko (RUS)||67.84 m||Trine Hattestad (NOR)||67.26 m|
- IAAF Grand Prix Final. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-17.
- IAAF Grand Prix Final archive from IAAF