2013 in athletics (track and field)

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2013 in athletics
Luzhniki Inside View B Stand.jpg
The Luzhniki Stadium, which hosted the 2013 World Championships
Major world events 2013 World Championships
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In 2013 the foremost competition in athletics was the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow. The International Association of Athletics Federations will hold two other global level competitions this year: the 2013 IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the 2013 World Youth Championships in Athletics. The IAAF World Cross Country Championships will return after its move to a biennial format.[1]

The Diamond League enters its fourth year as the foremost seasonal track and field series.

Major events[edit]

World[edit]

Regional[edit]

National[edit]

Marathons[edit]

Season's bests[edit]

Best marks of the year
Event Men Women
Athlete Mark Notes Athlete Mark Notes
60 metres  Jimmy Vicaut (FRA) 6.48  Murielle Ahouré (CIV) 6.99
100 metres  Usain Bolt (JAM) 9.77[nb1]  Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) 10.71
200 metres  Usain Bolt (JAM) 19.66  Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) 22.13
400 metres  LaShawn Merritt (USA) 43.74  Amantle Montsho (BOT) 49.33
800 metres  Mohammed Aman (ETH) 1:42.37  Francine Niyonsaba (BDI) 1:56.72
1500 metres  Asbel Kiprop (KEN) 3:27.72  Abeba Aregawi (ETH) 3:56.60
Mile run  Silas Kiplagat (KEN) 3:49.48  Sheila Reid (CAN) 4:27.02i
3000 metres  Galen Rupp (USA) 7:30.16i  Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) 8:26.95i
5000 metres  Edwin Soi (KEN) 12:51.34  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 14:23.68
10,000 metres  Dejen Gebremeskel (ETH) 26:51.02  Meseret Defar (ETH) 30:08.06
60 metres hurdles  Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) 7.49  Brianna Rollins (USA) 7.78
100/110 metres hurdles  David Oliver (USA) 13.00  Brianna Rollins (USA) 12.26
400 metres hurdles  Jehue Gordon (TRI) 47.69  Zuzana Hejnová (CZE) 52.83
3000 metres steeplechase  Ezekiel Kemboi (KEN) 7:59.03  Milcah Chemos (KEN) 9:11.65
10K run  Adugna Takele (ETH) 27:30  Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) 30:30
Half marathon  Geoffrey Kipsang (KEN) 58:54 [nb2]  Lucy Kabuu (KEN) 66:09
Marathon  Wilson Kipsang (KEN) 2:03:23  Rita Jeptoo (KEN) 2:19:57
20 kilometres race walk  Pyotr Trofimov (RUS) 1:18:28  Yelena Lashmanova (RUS) 1:25:49
50 kilometres race walk  Robert Heffernan (IRL) 3:37:56
Pole vault  Renaud Lavillenie (FRA) 6.02 m  Jenn Suhr (USA) 5.02 mi
High jump  Bohdan Bondarenko (UKR) 2.41 m  Brigetta Barrett (USA) 2.04 m
Long jump  Aleksandr Menkov (RUS) 8.56 m  Brittney Reese (USA) 7.25 m
Triple jump  Teddy Tamgho (FRA) 18.04 m  Olha Saladuha (UKR) 14.88 mi
Shot put  Ryan Whiting (USA) 22.28 m  Valerie Adams (NZL) 20.98 mi
Discus throw  Piotr Małachowski (POL) 71.84 m  Sandra Perković (CRO) 68.96 m
Javelin throw  Tero Pitkämäki (FIN) 89.03 m  Mariya Abakumova (RUS) 70.53 m
Hammer throw  Krisztián Pars (HUN) 82.40 m  Tatyana Lysenko (RUS) 78.80 m
Pentathlon  Ekaterina Bolshova (RUS) 4851 pts
Heptathlon  Eelco Sintnicolaas (NED) 6372 pts  Tatyana Chernova (RUS) 6623 pts
Decathlon  Ashton Eaton (USA) 8809 pts
4×100 metres relay  Jamaica (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Kemar Bailey-Cole
Nickel Ashmeade
Usain Bolt
37.36  Jamaica (JAM)
Carrie Russell
Kerron Stewart
Schillonie Calvert
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
41.29
4×400 metres relay  United States (USA)
David Verburg
Tony McQuay
Arman Hall
LaShawn Merritt
2:58.71  Russia (RUS)
Yulia Gushchina
Tatyana Firova
Kseniya Ryzhova
Antonina Krivoshapka
3:20.19
  • nb1 Tyson Gay, with 9.75 seconds, had a faster 100 m in 2013, but was disqualified due to doping.
  • nb2 Bernard Koech, with 58:41 minutes, had a faster half marathon time but this was set on an aided San Diego course which was not eligible for record purposes.
  • nb3 Priscah Jeptoo, with 65:45 minutes, had a faster half marathon time but this was set on an aided course at the Great North Run which was not eligible for record purposes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 47th IAAF Congress – Day 1 Archived 2012-02-25 at the Wayback Machine.. IAAF (2009-08-12). Retrieved on 2013-02-19.
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