1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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5th IAAF World Indoor Championships
Barcelona 1995 logo.jpg
Host city Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Date(s)10 March–12 March
Main stadium Palau Sant Jordi
Participation594 athletes from
131 nations
Events27

The 5th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain from 10 March to 12 March 1995. Almost 600 athletes from 131 nations participated in 27 events.

Palau Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona (Spain)

Palau Sant Jordi is an indoor sporting arena and multi-purpose installation that is part of the Olympic Ring complex located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Designed by the Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, it was opened in 1990. The maximum seating capacity of the arena is 17,960. It is the largest indoor arena in Spain.

Barcelona City and municipality in Catalonia

Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within city limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr area and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, located on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres high.

Catalonia Autonomous area of northeastern Spain

Catalonia is an autonomous community on the northeastern corner of Spain, self-designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy. Catalonia consists of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. The capital and largest city is Barcelona, the second-most populated municipality in Spain and the core of the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union. It comprises most of the territory of the former Principality of Catalonia. It is bordered by France (Occitanie) and Andorra to the north, the Mediterranean Sea to the east, and the Spanish autonomous communities of Aragon to the west and Valencia to the south. The official languages are Catalan, Spanish, and the Aranese dialect of Occitan.

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Results

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
60 m
details
Bruny Surin
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
6.46
(CR)
Darren Braithwaite
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
6.51 Robert Esmie
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
6.55
200 m
details
Geir Moen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
20.58 Troy Douglas
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda
20.94 Sebastián Keitel
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile
20.98
400 m
details
Darnell Hall
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
46.17 Sunday Bada
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
46.38 Mikhail Vdovin
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
46.65
800 m
details
Clive Terrelonge
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
1:47.30 Benson Koech
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
1:47.51 Pavel Soukup
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
1:47.74
1500 m
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
3:44.54 Mateo Canellas
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
3:44.85 Erik Nedeau
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
3:44.91
3000 m
details
Gennaro Di Napoli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
7:50.89 Anacleto Jiménez
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
7:50.98 Brahim Jabbour
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
7:51.42
60 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.39
(CR)
Courtney Hawkins
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.41 Tony Jarrett
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
7.42
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Rod Tolbert
Calvin Davis
Tod Long
Frankie Atwater
3:07.37Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Fabio Grossi
Andrea Nuti
Roberto Mazzoleni
Ashraf Saber
3:09.12Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (Japan)
Masayoshi Kan
Seiji Inagaki
Tomonari Ono
Hiroyuki Hayashi
3:09.73
High jump
details
Javier Sotomayor
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
2.38 Lambros Papakostas
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
2.35
(NR)
Tony Barton
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2.32
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
5.90 Igor Potapovich
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
5.80 Okkert Brits
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa and
Andrej Tiwontschik
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
5.75
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
8.51
(CR)
Mattias Sunneborn
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
8.20
(NR)
Erick Walder
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8.14
Triple jump
details
Brian Wellman
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda
17.72
(CR)
Yoelvis Quesada
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
17.62 Serge Hélan
Flag of France.svg  France
17.06
Shot put
details
Mika Halvari
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
20.74 C.J. Hunter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.58 Dragan Perić
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Yugoslavia
20.36
Heptathlon
details
Christian Plaziat
Flag of France.svg  France
6246 Tomáš Dvořák
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
6169 Henrik Dagard
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
6142
(NR)

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
60 m
details
Merlene Ottey
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
6.97 Melanie Paschke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
7.10 Carlette Guidry
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.11
200 m
details
Melinda Gainsford
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
22.64
(AR)
Pauline Davis
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
22.68
(NR)
Natalya Voronova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
23.01
400 m
details
Irina Privalova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
50.23
(CR)
Sandie Richards
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
51.38 Daniela Georgieva
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
51.78
800 m
details
Maria Mutola
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique
1:57.62 Yelena Afanasyeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:59.79 Letitia Vriesde
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname
2:00.36
1500 m
details
Regina Jacobs
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
4:12.61 Carla Sacramento
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
4:13.02 Maite Zúñiga
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
4:16.63
3000 m
details
Gabriela Szabo
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
8:54.50 Lynn Jennings
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8:55.23 Joan Nesbit
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8:56.08
60 m hurdles
details
Aliuska López
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
7.92 Olga Shishigina
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
7.92 Brigita Bukovec
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
7.93
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Tatyana Chebykina
Yelena Ruzina
Yekaterina Kulikova
Svetlana Goncharenko
3:29.29Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
Nadia Kostoválová
Helena Dziurová
Hana Benešová
Ludmila Formanová
3:30.27Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Nelrae Pasha
Tanya Dooley
Kim Graham
Flirtisha Harris
3:31.43
High jump
details
Alina Astafei
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2.01 Britta Bilač
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
1.99 Heike Henkel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1.99
Long jump
details
Lyudmila Galkina
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
6.95 Irina Mushayilova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
6.90 Susen Tiedtke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
6.90
Triple jump
details
Yolanda Chen
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
15.03
(WR)
Iva Prandzheva
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
14.71 Ren Ruiping
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
14.37
Shot put
details
Kathrin Neimke
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
19.40 Connie Price-Smith
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
19.12 Grit Hammer
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
19.02
Pentathlon
details
Svetlana Moskalets
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4834
(CR)
Kym Carter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
4632 Irina Tyukhay
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4622

Larisa Alexandrovna Peleshenko, née Agapova is a retired Russian shot putter best known for winning the Olympic silver medal in 2000. In her early career she won European Indoor silver medals, but in February 1995 she received a four-year drugs ban. Having originally won the 1995 World Indoor Championships, she lost the medal. She won the 2001 Indoor Championships and finished fourth at the World Championships the same year, and retired at the end of the season.

Lyubov Kremlyova is a Russian former middle- and long-distance runner who competed internationally both for the Soviet Union and Russia. She had her greatest success indoors, winning medals at the 1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships and 1992 European Athletics Indoor Championships. She was stripped of a second World Indoor medal in 1995 after a positive test for steroids.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)52310
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)45615
3Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)3104
4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)2147
5Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)2103
6Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda  (BER)1102
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1102
8Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)1012
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1012
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)1012
11Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)1001
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1001
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique  (MOZ)1001
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1001
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROM)1001
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1001
17Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)0213
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)0213
19Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)0202
20Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BGR)0112
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0112
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0112
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)0112
24Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)0101
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)0101
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)0101
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGA)0101
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0101
29Flag of Chile.svg  Chile  (CHL)0011
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0011
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)0011
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)0011
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname  (SUR)0011
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Yugoslavia  (FR Yugoslavia)0011
Totals (34 nations)27272882

Participating nations

Albania country in Southeast Europe

Albania, officially the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeast Europe on the Adriatic and Ionian Sea within the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, North Macedonia to the east, Greece to the south and maritime borders with Greece, Montenegro and Italy to the west.

Algeria Country in North Africa

Algeria, officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located in the far north of the country on the Mediterranean coast. With an area of 2,381,741 square kilometres (919,595 sq mi), Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, the world's largest Arab country, and the largest in Africa. Algeria is bordered to the northeast by Tunisia, to the east by Libya, to the west by Morocco, to the southwest by the Western Saharan territory, Mauritania, and Mali, to the southeast by Niger, and to the north by the Mediterranean Sea. The country is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 48 provinces and 1,541 communes (counties). It has the highest human development index of all the non-island African countries.

Andorra European microstate between France and Spain

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, bordered by France to the north and Spain to the south. Believed to have been created by Charlemagne, Andorra was ruled by the Count of Urgell until 988, when it was transferred to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Urgell. The present principality was formed by a charter in 1278. It is known as a principality as it is a diarchy headed by two Princes: the Catholic Bishop of Urgell in Catalonia, Spain, and the President of France.

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