2004 IAAF World Athletics Final

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The 2nd IAAF World Athletics Final was held at the Stade Louis II, in Monte Carlo, Monaco on September 18, and September 19, 2004.

The hammer throw event for men and women had to take place in Szombathely, Hungary a week previous as the Monaco stadium was not large enough to hold the event.

One of the main highlights was the World record in the Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase. This was set by Saif Saeed Shaheen of Qatar, (who was formerly Stephen Cherono of Kenya) despite the fact that the field had been held up by Wesley Kiprotich clattering into the first barrier. Shaheen had been unable to compete in the recent 2004 Summer Olympics due to his change of nationality but went someway to make up for that with a fantastic run in 7:53.63 to retain his title.

Another highlight was the men's pole vault competition where Timothy Mack cleared 6.01m to join the exclusive 6 metres club.

Medal winners[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event 1st: 2nd: 3rd:
Men's 100 m Jamaica Asafa Powell, Jamaica Portugal Francis Obikwelu, Portugal Ghana Abdul Aziz Zakari, Ghana
Men's 110 m Hurdles United States Allen Johnson, USA Jamaica Maurice Wignall, Jamaica Latvia Staņislavs Olijars, Latvia
Men's 200 m Jamaica Asafa Powell, Jamaica Namibia Frankie Fredericks, Namibia Mauritius Stéphan Buckland, Mauritius
Men's 400 m Jamaica Michael Blackwood, Jamaica United States Derrick Brew, USA United States Otis Harris, USA
Men's 400 m Hurdles United States Bershawn Jackson, USA United States James Carter, USA Jamaica Kemel Thompson, Jamaica
Men's 800 m Bahrain Yusuf Saad Kamel, Bahrain Kenya Joseph Mutua, Kenya Netherlands Bram Som, Netherlands
Men's 1,500 m Ukraine Ivan Heshko, Ukraine Kenya Alex Kipchirchir, Kenya Kenya Laban Rotich, Kenya
Men's 3,000 m Kenya Eliud Kipchoge, Kenya Kenya James Kwalia, Kenya Ethiopia Mulugeta Wendimu, Ethiopia
Men's 3,000 m S'chase Qatar Saif Saeed Shaheen, Qatar Kenya Ezekiel Kemboi, Kenya Kenya Paul Kipsiele Koech, Kenya
Men's 5,000 m Ethiopia Sileshi Sihine, Ethiopia Ethiopia Dejene Berhanu, Ethiopia Kenya Augustine Choge, Kenya
Men's Long Jump Ghana Ignisious Gaisah, Ghana United States Dwight Phillips, USA United States John Moffitt, USA
Men's Triple Jump Sweden Christian Olsson, Sweden Russia Danil Burkenya, Russia United States Kenta Bell, USA
Men's High Jump Sweden Stefan Holm, Sweden Russia Yaroslav Rybakov, Russia Canada Mark Boswell, Canada
Men's Pole Vault United States Timothy Mack, USA United States Toby Stevenson, USA United States Derek Miles, USA
Men's Shot Put Denmark Joachim Olsen, Denmark United States Adam Nelson, USA Spain Manuel Martínez, Spain
Men's Discus Spain Mario Pestano, Spain Hungary Zoltán Kővágó, Hungary Estonia Aleksander Tammert, Estonia
Men's Javelin United States Breaux Greer, USA Norway Andreas Thorkildsen, Norway Czech Republic Jan Železný, Czech Republic
Men's Hammer Throw[1] Finland Olli-Pekka Karjalainen, Finland Hungary Krisztián Pars, Hungary Slovenia Primož Kozmus Slovenia

Women's events[edit]

Event 1st: 2nd: 3rd:
Women's 100 m Jamaica Veronica Campbell, Jamaica Jamaica Aleen Bailey, Jamaica United States Lauryn Williams, USA
Women's 100 m Hurdles United States Joanna Hayes, USA United States Jenny Adams, USA Jamaica Lacena Golding-Clarke, Jamaica
Women's 200 m Jamaica Veronica Campbell, Jamaica The Bahamas Debbie Ferguson, Bahamas Jamaica Aleen Bailey, Jamaica
Women's 400 m Mexico Ana Guevara, Mexico United States Monique Hennagan, USA United States DeeDee Trotter, USA
Women's 400 m Hurdles United States Sandra Glover, USA Ukraine Tatyana Tereshchuk, Ukraine United States Brenda Taylor, USA
Women's 800 m Morocco Hasna Benhassi, Morocco United States Jearl Miles Clark, USA Morocco Mina Aït Hammou, Morocco
Women's 1,500 m United Kingdom Kelly Holmes, United Kingdom Russia Tatyana Tomashova, Russia Russia Yelena Zadorozhnaya, Russia
Women's 3,000 m Ethiopia Meseret Defar, Ethiopia Russia Yelena Zadorozhnaya, Russia Poland Lidia Chojecka, Poland
Women's 5,000 m Turkey Elvan Abeylegesse, Turkey Kenya Isabella Ochichi, Kenya Ethiopia Ejegayehu Dibaba, Ethiopia
Women's Long Jump Russia Irina Simagina, Russia Russia Tatyana Lebedeva, Russia Russia Tatyana Kotova, Russia
Women's Triple Jump Cameroon Françoise Mbango Etone, Cameroon Russia Tatyana Lebedeva, Russia Sudan Yamilé Aldama, Sudan
Women's High Jump Russia Yelena Slesarenko, Russia Ukraine Viktoriya Styopina, Ukraine Ukraine Iryna Mykhalchenko, Ukraine
Women's Pole Vault Russia Yelena Isinbayeva, Russia Russia Tatyana Polnova, Russia Poland Anna Rogowska, Poland
Women's Shot Put Belarus Nadzeya Astapchuk, Belarus Poland Krystyna Zabawska, Poland Netherlands Lieja Tunks, Netherlands
Women's Discus Czech Republic Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová, Czech Republic Russia Natalya Sadova, Russia United States Aretha Thurmond, USA[2]
Women's Javelin Cuba Osleidys Menéndez, Cuba Czech Republic Nikola Brejchová, Czech Republic Germany Steffi Nerius, Germany
Women's Hammer Throw Russia Olga Kuzenkova, Russia Belarus Olga Tsander, Belarus France Manuela Montebrun, France

Medals table[edit]

Medal count
# Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 6 8 8 22
2  Jamaica 5 2 3 10
3  Russia 4 8 2 14
4  Ethiopia 2 1 2 5
5  Sweden 2 0 0 2
6  Kenya 1 5 3 9
7  Ukraine 1 2 1 4
8  Czech Republic 1 1 1 3
9  Belarus 1 1 0 2
10  Spain 1 0 1 2
 Ghana 1 0 1 2

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ivan Tikhon had originally finished second but was later disqualified for doping."Revision of results following sanctions of Tsikhan and Ostapchuk". IAAF. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 4 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Iryna Yatchenko had originally finished third, but was later disqualified for doping.Athletes currently suspended from all competitions in athletics following an Anti-Doping Rule Violation as at: 31.10.14. IAAF. Retrieved on 2014-11-30.