1993 World Championships in Athletics

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Stuttgart IAAF 1993.jpg
Host city Stuttgart, Germany
Nations participating187
Athletes participating1689
DatesAugust 13 – August 22
Officially opened by President Richard von Weizsäcker
Main venue Gottlieb Daimler Stadium

The 4th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held in the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium, Stuttgart, Germany between 13 and 22 August with the participation of 187 nations. [1] Having originally being held every four years in 1983, 1987 and 1991 these championships began a two-year cycle between events.

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The 1993 World Championships was the final time the women's 3000 m would be contested. At subsequent Championships the race was replaced by the longer 5000 m.

Men's results

Track

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Linford Christie  (GBR)9.87
(AR)
Flag of the United States.svg  Andre Cason  (USA)9.92Flag of the United States.svg  Dennis Mitchell  (USA)9.99
200 m
details
Flag of Namibia.svg  Frankie Fredericks  (NAM)19.85
(CR/AR)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  John Regis  (GBR)19.94Flag of the United States.svg  Carl Lewis  (USA)19.99
400 m
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Michael Johnson  (USA)43.65Flag of the United States.svg  Butch Reynolds  (USA)44.13Flag of Kenya.svg  Samson Kitur  (KEN)44.54
800 m
details
Flag of Kenya.svg  Paul Ruto  (KEN)1:44.71Flag of Italy.svg  Giuseppe D'Urso  (ITA)1:44.86Flag of Kenya.svg  Billy Konchellah  (KEN)1:44.89
1,500 m
details
Flag of Algeria.svg  Noureddine Morceli  (ALG)3:34.24Flag of Spain.svg  Fermin Cacho Ruiz  (ESP)3:35.56Flag of Somalia.svg  Abdi Bile  (SOM)3:35.96
5,000 m
details
Flag of Kenya.svg  Ismael Kirui  (KEN)13:02.75Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Haile Gebrselassie  (ETH)13:03.17Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Fita Bayisa  (ETH)13:05.40
10,000 m
details
Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Haile Gebrselassie  (ETH)27:46.02Flag of Kenya.svg  Moses Tanui  (KEN)27:46.54Flag of Kenya.svg  Richard Chelimo  (KEN)28:06.02
Marathon
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Mark Plaatjes  (USA)2:13:57Flag of Namibia.svg  Luketz Swartbooi  (NAM)2:14:11Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Bert van Vlaanderen  (NED)2:15:12
110 m hurdles
details
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Colin Jackson  (GBR)12.91
(WR)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tony Jarrett  (GBR)13.00Flag of the United States.svg  Jack Pierce  (USA)13.06
400 m hurdles
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Kevin Young  (USA)47.18Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Samuel Matete  (ZAM)47.60Flag of Jamaica.svg  Winthrop Graham  (JAM)47.62
3,000 m steeplech.
details
Flag of Kenya.svg  Moses Kiptanui  (KEN)8:06.36
(CR)
Flag of Kenya.svg  Patrick Sang  (KEN)8:07.53Flag of Italy.svg  Alessandro Lambruschini  (ITA)8:08.78
20 km walk
details
Flag of Spain.svg  Valentí Massana  (ESP)1:22:31Flag of Italy.svg  Giovanni De Benedictis  (ITA)1:23:06Flag of Spain.svg  Daniel Plaza  (ESP)1:23:18
50 km walk
details
Flag of Spain.svg  Jesus Garcia  (ESP)3:41:41Flag of Finland.svg  Valentin Kononen  (FIN)3:42:02Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Valeriy Spitsyn  (RUS)3:42:50
4 × 100 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Jon Drummond
Andre Cason
Dennis Mitchell
Leroy Burrell
Calvin Smith*
37.48Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)
Colin Jackson
Tony Jarrett
John Regis
Linford Christie
Jason John*
Darren Braithwaite*
37.77
(AR)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
Atlee Mahorn
37.83
(NR)
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Andrew Valmon
Quincy Watts
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
Antonio Pettigrew*
Derek Mills*
2:54.29
(WR)
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
Kennedy Ochieng
Simon Kemboi
Abednego Matilu
Samson Kitur
2:59.82Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Rico Lieder
Karsten Just
Olaf Hense
Thomas Schönlebe
2:59.99
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.

Field

1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997

EventGoldSilverBronze
Long jump
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Mike Powell  (USA)8.59Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Stanislav Tarasenko  (RUS)8.16Flag of Ukraine.svg  Vitaliy Kyrylenko  (UKR)8.15
Triple jump
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Mike Conley  (USA)17.86Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Leonid Voloshin  (RUS)17.65Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Jonathan Edwards  (GBR)17.44
High jump
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Javier Sotomayor  (CUB)2.40
(CR)
Flag of Poland.svg  Artur Partyka  (POL)2.37Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Steve Smith  (GBR)2.37
Pole vault
details
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Sergey Bubka  (UKR)6.00
(CR)
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Grigoriy Yegorov  (KAZ)5.90
(AR)
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Maksim Tarasov  (RUS)5.80
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Igor Trandenkov  (RUS)
Shot put
details
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Werner Günthör  (SUI)21.97Flag of the United States.svg  Randy Barnes  (USA)21.80Flag of Ukraine.svg  Oleksandr Bagach  (UKR)20.401
Discus throw
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Lars Riedel  (GER)67.72Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Dmitriy Shevchenko  (RUS)66.90Flag of Germany.svg  Jürgen Schult  (GER)66.12
Hammer throw
details
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Andrey Abduvaliyev  (TJK)81.64
(AR)
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Igor Astapkovich  (BLR)79.88Flag of Hungary.svg  Tibor Gécsek  (HUN)79.54
Javelin throw
details
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jan Železný  (CZE)85.98
(CR)
Flag of Finland.svg  Kimmo Kinnunen  (FIN)84.78Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Mick Hill  (GBR)82.96
Decathlon
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Dan O'Brien  (USA)8817
(CR)
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Eduard Hämäläinen  (BLR)8724Flag of Germany.svg  Paul Meier  (GER)8548
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

1 Michael Stulce of the United States originally finished third, but was disqualified after testing positive for excess testosterone and mestenolone.

Women's results

Track

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
10.82
CR
Merlene Ottey
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
10.82
CR
Gwen Torrence
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
10.89
200 m
details
Merlene Ottey
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
21.98 Gwen Torrence
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
22.00 Irina Privalova
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
22.13
400 m
details
Jearl Miles
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
49.82 Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
50.17 Sandie Richards
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
50.44
800 m
details
Maria Mutola
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique
1:55.43
AR
Lyubov Gurina
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
1:57.10 Ella Kovacs
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
1:57.92
1500 m
details
Liu Dong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
4:00.50 Sonia O'Sullivan
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
4:03.48 Hassiba Boulmerka
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
4:04.29
3000 m
details
Qu Yunxia
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
8:28.71
CR
Zhang Linli
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
8:29.25 Zhang Lirong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
8:31.95
10,000 m
details
Wang Junxia
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
30:49.30
CR
Zhong Huandi
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
31:12.55 Sally Barsosio
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
31:15.38
Marathon
details
Junko Asari
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2:30:03 Manuela Machado
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
2:30:54 Tomoe Abe
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
2:31:01
100 m hurdles
details
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
12.46
AR
Marina Azyabina
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
12.60 Lynda Tolbert
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
12.67
400 m hurdles
details
Sally Gunnell
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
52.74
WR
Sandra Farmer-Patrick
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
52.79
AR
Margarita Ponomaryova
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
53.48
10 km walk
details
Sari Essayah
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
42:59 Ileana Salvador
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
43:08 Encarna Granados
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
43:21
4 × 100 m relay
details
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
Olga Bogoslovskaya
Galina Malchugina
Natalya Voronova
Irina Privalova
Marina Trandenkova*
41.49 CRFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Michelle Finn
Gwen Torrence
Wendy Vereen
Gail Devers
Sheila Echols*
41.49 CRFlag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Michelle Freeman
Juliet Campbell
Nikole Mitchell
Merlene Ottey
Dahlia Duhaney*
41.94=NR
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Gwen Torrence
Maicel Malone
Natasha Kaiser
Jearl Miles
Terri Dendy*
Michelle Collins*
3:16.71 CRFlag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
Yelena Rouzina
Tatyana Alekseyeva
Margarita Ponomaryova
Irina Privalova
Yelena Golesheva*
Vera Sychugova*
3:18.38Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
Linda Keough
Phylis Smith
Tracy Goddard
Sally Gunnell
3:23.41
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.

Field

1987 |1991 |1993 |1995 |1997

EventGoldSilverBronze
Long jump
details
Heike Drechsler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
7.11 Larysa Berezhna
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
6.98 Renata Nielsen
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
6.76
Triple jump
details
Anna Biryukova
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
15.09
WR
Yolanda Chen
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
14.70 Iva Prandzheva
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
14.23
High jump
details
Ioamnet Quintero
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
1.99 Silvia Costa
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
1.97 Sigrid Kirchmann
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1.97
NR
Shot put
details
Huang Zhihong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
20.57 Svetlana Krivelyova
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
19.97 Kathrin Neimke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
19.71
Discus throw
details
Olga Chernyavskaya
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia
67.40 Daniela Costian
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
65.36 Min Chunfeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
65.26
Javelin throw
details
Trine Hattestad
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
69.18 Karen Forkel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
65.80 Natalya Shikolenko
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus
65.64
Heptathlon
details
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
6837 Sabine Braun
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
6797 Svetlana Buraga
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus
6635
WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Germany)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)137525
2Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)4228
3Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Russia  (RUS)38516
4Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)33410
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)33410
6Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)*2248
7Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)2125
8Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)2103
9Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1203
10Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)1135
11Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1124
12Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)1113
13Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia  (NAM)1102
14Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG)1012
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)1012
16Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1001
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique  (MOZ)1001
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1001
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  (SUI)1001
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan  (TJK)1001
21Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)0314
22Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Belarus  (BLR)0224
23Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0101
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)0101
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)0101
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)0101
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0101
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia  (ZAM)0101
29Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)0011
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)0011
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)0011
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)0011
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0011
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)0011
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)0011
Flag of Somalia.svg  Somalia  (SOM)0011
Totals (36 nations)444445133
Source:

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