|1st IAAF World Indoor Championships|
|Host city||Indianapolis, United States|
|Participation||401 athletes from |
The 1st IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Indianapolis, United States from March 6 to March 8, 1987. The championship had previously been known as the World Indoor Games, which were held once before changing the name.
Being the second championship of its kind, there were several championship records. New championship records were set for every single women's event. There were a total number of 419 participating athletes from 85 countries.
|60 metres||Lee McRae (USA)||6.501|
|Mark Witherspoon (USA)||6.54||Pierfrancesco Pavoni (ITA)||6.59|
|200 metres||Kirk Baptiste (USA)||20.73|
|Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA)||20.89||Robson da Silva (BRA)||20.92|
|400 metres||Antonio McKay (USA)||45.98||Roberto Hernández (CUB)||46.09||Michael Franks (USA)||46.19|
|800 metres||José Luiz Barbosa (BRA)||1:47.49||Vladimir Graudyn (URS)||1:47.68||Faouzi Lahbi (MAR)||1:47.79|
|1500 metres||Marcus O'Sullivan (IRL)||3:39.04|
|José Manuel Abascal (ESP)||3:39.13||Han Kulker (NED)||3:39.51|
|3000 metres||Frank O'Mara (IRL)||8.03.32||Paul Donovan (IRL)||8.03.39||Terry Brahm (USA)||8:03.92|
|60 metres hurdles||Tonie Campbell (USA)||7.51|
|Stéphane Caristan (FRA)||7.62||Nigel Walker (GBR)||7.66|
|5000 metres walk||Mikhail Shchennikov (URS)||18:27.79|
|Jozef Pribilinec (TCH)||18:27.80||Ernesto Canto (MEX)||18:38.71|
|High jump||Igor Paklin (URS)||2.38|
|Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS)||2.38||Ján Zvara (TCH)||2.34|
|Pole vault||Sergey Bubka (URS)||5.85|
|Earl Bell (USA)||5.80||Thierry Vigneron (FRA)||5.80|
|Long jump||Larry Myricks (USA)||8.23|
|Paul Emordi (NGR)||8.01||Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA)||8.01|
|Triple jump||Mike Conley (USA)||17.54|
|Oleg Protsenko (URS)||17.26||Frank Rutherford (BAH)||17.02|
|Shot put||Ulf Timmermann (GDR)||22.24|
|Werner Günthör (SUI)||21.61||Sergey Smirnov (URS)||20.67|
1 Ben Johnson of Canada originally won the 60 metres in 6.41, but was disqualified in September 1989 after admitting to using steroids between 1981 and 1988.
|60 metres||Nelli Fiere-Cooman (NED)||7.08|
|Aneliya Nuneva (BUL)||7.101||Angela Bailey (CAN)||7.12|
|200 metres||Heike Drechsler (GDR)||22.27|
|Merlene Ottey-Page (JAM)||22.66||Grace Jackson (JAM)||23.21|
|400 metres||Sabine Busch (GDR)||51.66|
|Lillie Leatherwood (USA)||52.54||Judit Forgács (HUN)||52.68|
|800 metres||Christine Wachtel (GDR)||2:01.32|
|Gabriela Sedláková (TCH)||2:01.85||Lyubov Kiryukhina (URS)||2:01.98|
|1500 metres||Doina Melinte (ROU)||4:05.68|
|Tatyana Samolenko (URS)||4:07.08||Svetlana Kitova (URS)||4:07.59|
|3000 metres||Tatyana Samolenko (URS)||8:46.52|
|Olga Bondarenko (URS)||8:47.08||Maricica Puică (ROU)||8:47.92|
|60 metres hurdles||Cornelia Oschkenat (GDR)||7.82|
|Yordanka Donkova (BUL)||7.85||Ginka Zagorcheva (BUL)||7.99|
|3000 metres walk||Olga Krishtop (URS)||12:05.49|
|Giuliana Salce (ITA)||12:36.76||Ann Peel (CAN)||12:38.97|
|High jump||Stefka Kostadinova (BUL)||2.05|
|Susanne Beyer (GDR)||2.02||Emiliya Dragieva (BUL)||2.00|
|Long jump||Heike Drechsler (GDR)||7.10|
|Helga Radtke (GDR)||6.94||Yelena Belevskaya (URS)||6.76|
|Shot put||Natalya Lisovskaya (URS)||20.52|
|Ilona Briesenick (GDR)||20.28||Claudia Losch (FRG)||20.14|
1 Angella Issajenko of Canada originally finished second in the 60 metres in 7.08, but was disqualified in September 1989 after admitting to steroid use between 1985 and 1988.
|1||Soviet Union (URS)||6||5||4||15|
|2||United States (USA)||6||3||2||11|
|3||East Germany (GDR)||6||3||0||9|
|Great Britain (GBR)||0||0||1||1|
|West Germany (FRG)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (23 nations)||24||24||24||72|
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