1995 World Championships in Athletics

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5th World Championships in Athletics
1995 World Championships in Athletics logo.svg
Host city Gothenburg, Sweden
Nations participating191
Athletes participating1804
Dates5–13 August 1995
Officially opened by King Carl XVI Gustaf
Main venue Ullevi Stadium

The 5th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden on 5–13 August 1995.

Contents

This edition featured 1804 athletes from 191 nations. [1]

This competition saw the women run the 5000 m event at the World Championships for the first time. The race replaced the 3000 m event which had been run at all previous World Championships.

Men's results

Track

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Donovan Bailey
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
9.97 Bruny Surin
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
10.03 Ato Boldon
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago
10.03
200 m
details
Michael Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
19.79
CR
Frankie Fredericks
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
20.12 Jeff Williams
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.18
400 m
details
Michael Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
43.39
CR
Butch Reynolds
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
44.22 Greg Haughton
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
44.56
800 m
details
Wilson Kipketer
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
1:45.08 Arthémon Hatungimana
Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi
1:45.64 Vebjørn Rodal
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:45.68
1,500 m
details
Noureddine Morceli
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria
3:33.73 Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
3:35.28 Vénuste Niyongabo
Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi
3:35.56
5,000 m
details
Ismael Kirui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:16.77 Khalid Bouhlami
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
13:17.15 Shem Kororia
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:17.59
10,000 m
details
Haile Gebrselassie
Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia
27:12.95
CR
Khalid Skah
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
27:14.53 Paul Tergat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
27:14.70
Marathon
details
Martín Fiz
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
2:11:41 Dionicio Cerón
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico
2:12:13 Luíz Antônio dos Santos
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil
2:12:49
110 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
13.00 Tony Jarrett
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
13.04 Roger Kingdom
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
13.19
400 m hurdles
details
Derrick Adkins
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
47.98 Samuel Matete
Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Zambia
48.03 Stéphane Diagana
Flag of France.svg  France
48.14
3,000 m st.
details
Moses Kiptanui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:04.16
CR
Christopher Koskei
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:09.30 Saad Al-Asmari
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia
8:12.95
AR
20 km walk
details
Michele Didoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1:19:59 Valentí Massana
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
1:20:23 Yevgeniy Misyulya
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
1:20:48
50 km walk
details
Valentin Kononen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
3:43:42 Giovanni Perricelli
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
3:45:11 Robert Korzeniowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
3:45:57
4 × 100 m relay
details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
Donovan Bailey
Robert Esmie
Glenroy Gilbert
Bruny Surin
38.31Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)
Paul Henderson
Tim Jackson
Steve Brimacombe
Damien Marsh
38.50Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
Giovanni Puggioni
Ezio Madonia
Angelo Cipolloni
Sandro Floris
39.07
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Marlon Ramsey
Derek Mills
Butch Reynolds
Michael Johnson
Kevin Lyles*
Darnell Hall*
2:57.32Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Michael McDonald
Davian Clarke
Danny McFarlane
Greg Haughton
Dennis Blake*
2:59.88Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)
Udeme Ekpeyong
Kunle Adejuyigbe
Jude Monye
Sunday Bada
3:03.18
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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

EventGoldSilverBronze
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
8.70 James Beckford
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
8.30 Mike Powell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8.29
Triple jump
details
Jonathan Edwards
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
18.29
(WR)
Brian Wellman
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda
17.62 Jérôme Romain
Flag of Dominica.svg  Dominica
17.59
High jump
details
Troy Kemp
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
2.37 Javier Sotomayor
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
2.37 Artur Partyka
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
2.35
Pole vault
details
Sergey Bubka
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
5.92 Maksim Tarasov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
5.86 Jean Galfione
Flag of France.svg  France
5.86
Shot put
details
John Godina
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
21.47 Mika Halvari
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
20.93 Randy Barnes
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.41
Discus throw
details
Lars Riedel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
68.76
(CR)
Vladimir Dubrovshchik
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
65.98 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
65.88
Hammer throw
details
Andrey Abduvaliyev
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan
81.56 Igor Astapkovich
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
81.10 Tibor Gécsek
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary
80.98
Javelin throw
details
Jan Železný
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
89.58 Steve Backley
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
86.30 Boris Henry
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
86.08
Decathlon
details
Dan O'Brien
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8695 Eduard Hämäläinen
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus
8489 Mike Smith
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
8419
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)

Women's results

Track

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gwen Torrence  (USA)10.85Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)10.94Flag of Russia.svg  Irina Privalova  (RUS)10.96
200 m
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)22.12Flag of Russia.svg  Irina Privalova  (RUS)22.12Flag of Russia.svg  Galina Malchugina  (RUS)22.37
400 m
details
Flag of France.svg  Marie-José Pérec  (FRA)49.28Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Pauline Davis  (BAH)49.96Flag of the United States.svg  Jearl Miles  (USA)50.00
800 m
details
Flag of Cuba.svg  Ana Fidelia Quirot  (CUB)1:56.11Flag of Suriname.svg  Letitia Vriesde  (SUR)1:56.68
(AR)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Kelly Holmes  (GBR)1:56.95
1,500 m
details
Flag of Algeria.svg  Hassiba Boulmerka  (ALG)4:02.42Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Kelly Holmes  (GBR)4:03.04Flag of Portugal.svg  Carla Sacramento  (POR)4:03.79
5,000 m
details
Flag of Ireland.svg  Sonia O'Sullivan  (IRL)14:46.47
(CR)
Flag of Portugal.svg  Fernanda Ribeiro  (POR)14:48.54Flag of Morocco.svg  Zahra Ouaziz  (MAR)14:53.77
10,000 m
details
Flag of Portugal.svg  Fernanda Ribeiro  (POR)31:04.99Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Derartu Tulu  (ETH)31:08.10Flag of Kenya.svg  Tegla Loroupe  (KEN)31:17.66
Marathon
details
Flag of Portugal.svg  Manuela Machado  (POR)2:25:39Flag of Romania.svg  Anuța Cătună  (ROU)2:26:25Flag of Italy.svg  Ornella Ferrara  (ITA)2:30:11
The marathon course was 400 m short of the normal distance.
100 m hurdles
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Gail Devers  (USA)12.68Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Olga Shishigina  (KAZ)12.80Flag of Russia.svg  Yuliya Graudyn  (RUS)12.85
400 m hurdles
details
Flag of the United States.svg  Kim Batten  (USA)52.61
(WR)
Flag of the United States.svg  Tonja Buford  (USA)52.62Flag of Jamaica.svg  Deon Hemmings  (JAM)53.48
(NR)
10 km walk
details
Flag of Russia.svg  Irina Stankina  (RUS)42:13
(CR)
Flag of Italy.svg  Elisabetta Perrone  (ITA)42:16Flag of Russia.svg  Yelena Nikolayeva  (RUS)42:20
4 × 100 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Celena Mondie-Milner
Carlette Guidry
Chryste Gaines
Gwen Torrence
D'Andre Hill*
42.12Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Dahlia Duhaney
Juliet Cuthbert
Beverly McDonald
Merlene Ottey
Michelle Freeman*
42.25Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Silke Lichtenhagen
Silke-Beate Knoll
Gabriele Becker
43.01
4 × 400 m relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Kim Graham
Rochelle Stevens
Camara Jones
Jearl Miles
Nicole Green*
3:22.29Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Yuliya Sotnikova
Yelena Andreyeva
Tatyana Zakharova*
3:23.98Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)
Lee Naylor
Renée Poetschka
Melinda Gainsford-Taylor
Cathy Freeman
3:25.88
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

1991 | 1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999

EventGoldSilverBronze
Long jump
details
Flag of Italy.svg  Fiona May  (ITA)6.98Flag of Cuba.svg  Niurka Montalvo  (CUB)6.86Flag of Russia.svg  Irina Mushayilova  (RUS)6.83
Triple jump
details
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Inessa Kravets  (UKR)15.50
(WR)
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Iva Prandzheva  (BUL)15.18Flag of Russia.svg  Anna Biryukova  (RUS)15.08
High jump
details
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Stefka Kostadinova  (BUL)2.01Flag of Germany.svg  Alina Astafei  (GER)1.99Flag of Ukraine.svg  Inha Babakova  (UKR)1.99
Shot put
details
Flag of Germany.svg  Astrid Kumbernuss  (GER)21.22Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  Huang Zhihong  (CHN)20.04Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Svetla Mitkova  (BUL)19.56
Discus throw
details
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Ellina Zvereva  (BLR)68.64Flag of Germany.svg  Ilke Wyludda  (GER)67.20Flag of Russia.svg  Olga Chernyavskaya  (RUS)66.86
Javelin throw
details
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Natalya Shikolenko  (BLR)67.56Flag of Romania.svg  Felicia Tilea  (ROU)65.22Flag of Finland.svg  Mikaela Ingberg  (FIN)65.16
Heptathlon
details
Flag of Syria.svg  Ghada Shouaa  (SYR)6651Flag of Russia.svg  Svetlana Moskalets  (RUS)6575Flag of Hungary.svg  Rita Ináncsi  (HUN)6522
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

Note that the host, Sweden, did not win any medals at these championships. This fate Sweden shares only with Canada (2001).

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)122519
2Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)2327
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)2226
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)2226
5Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)2204
6Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)2136
7Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)2114
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)2114
9Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)2013
10Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG)2002
11Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)14712
12Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)1427
13Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)1315
14Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)1113
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)1113
16Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)1102
Flag of Ethiopia (1975-1987).svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)1102
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)1102
19Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)1023
20Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1001
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)1001
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)1001
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria  (SYR)1001
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan  (TJK)1001
25Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)0314
26Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)0202
27Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0112
Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi  (BDI)0112
29Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda  (BER)0101
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0101
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)0101
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico  (MEX)0101
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia  (NAM)0101
Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname  (SUR)0101
Flag of Zambia (1964-1996).svg  Zambia  (ZAM)0101
36Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0022
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)0022
38Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)0011
Flag of Dominica.svg  Dominica  (DMA)0011
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)0011
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)0011
Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia  (KSA)0011
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TTO)0011
Totals (43 nations)444444132
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