1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships

Last updated
6th IAAF World Indoor Championships
WIC1997.gif
Official competition logo
Dates7 March–9 March
Host city Paris, France
Venue Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
Events28
Participation712 athletes from
118 nations

The 6th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from March 7 to March 9, 1997. It was the first athletic championships to introduce women's pole vault. There were a total number of 712 participating athletes from 118 countries.

Contents

Results

Men

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

EventGoldSilverBronze
60 metres
details
Haralabos Papadias
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
6.50
(NR)
Michael Green
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
6.51 Davidson Ezinwa
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
6.52
(PB)
200 metres
details
Kevin Little
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.40
(CR)
Iván García
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
20.46
(PB)
Francis Obikwelu
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
21.10
400 metres
details
Sunday Bada
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
45.51
(AR)
Jamie Baulch
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
45.62 Shunji Karube
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
45.76
(AR)
800 metres
details
Wilson Kipketer
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
1:42.67
(WR)
Mahjoub Haida
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
1:45.76
(NR)
Rich Kenah
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:46.16
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
3:35.31
(CR)
Rüdiger Stenzel
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
3:37.24 William Tanui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
3:37.48
3000 metres
details
Haile Gebrselassie
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia
7:34.71
(CR)
Paul Bitok
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
7:38.84 Ismaïl Sghyr
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco
7:40.01
60 metres hurdles
details
Anier García
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
7.48
(NR)
Colin Jackson
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
7.49 Tony Dees
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.50
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Jason Rouser
Mark Everett
Sean Maye
Deon Minor
3:04.93Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Linval Laird
Michael McDonald
Dinsdale Morgan
Gregory Haughton
3:08.11Flag of France.svg  France
Pierre-Marie Hilaire
Rodrigue Nordin
Loïc Lerouge
Fred Mango
3:09.68
High jump
details
Charles Austin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2.35 Lambros Papakostas
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
2.32 Dragutin Topic
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia
2.32
Pole vault
details
Igor Potapovich
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan
5.90
(AR)
Lawrence Johnson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
5.85 Maksim Tarasov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
5.80
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
8.51
(CR)
Kirill Sosunov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
8.41
(PB)
Joe Greene
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
8.41
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Yoel García
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
17.30 Aliecer Urrutia
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
17.27 Aleksandr Aseledchenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
17.22
(PB)
Shot put
details
Yuriy Bilonog
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
21.02 Aleksandr Bagach
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
20.94 John Godina
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
20.87
Heptathlon
details
Robert Změlík
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
6228 Erki Nool
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia
6213
(PB)
Jón Magnússon
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
6145
(NR)

Women

1993 | 1995 | 1997 | 1999 | 2001

EventGoldSilverBronze
60 metres
details
Gail Devers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.06 Chandra Sturrup
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
7.15 Frederique Bangue
Flag of France.svg  France
7.17
200 metres
details
Ekaterini Koffa
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece
22.76
(NR)
Juliet Cuthbert
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
22.77 Svetlana Goncharenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
22.85
400 metres
details
Jearl Miles Clark
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
50.96
(WL)
Sandie Richards
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
51.17
(PB)
Helena Fuchsová
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
52.04
(PB)
800 metres
details
Maria Mutola
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique
1:58.96 Natalya Dukhnova
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus
1:59.31
(NR)
Joetta Clark
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:59.82
(PB)
1500 metres
details
Yekaterina Podkopayeva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
4:05.19
(PB)
Patricia Djaté-Taillard
Flag of France.svg  France
4:06.16
(NR)
Lidia Chojecka
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
4:06.25
(NR)
3000 metres
details
Gabriela Szabo
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania
8:45.75 Sonia O'Sullivan
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland
8:46.19
(NR)
Fernanda Ribeiro
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal
8:49.79
60 metres hurdles
details
Michelle Freeman
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
7.82
(CR)
Gillian Russell
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
7.84
(PB)
Cheryl Dickey
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
7.84
(PB)
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
Tatyana Chebykina
Svetlana Goncharenko
Olga Kotlyarova
Tatyana Alekseyeva
3:26.84
(WR)
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Shanelle Porter
Natasha Kaiser-Brown
Anita Howard
Jearl Miles Clark
3:27.66
(AR)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
Anja Rücker
Anke Feller
Heike Meissner
Grit Breuer
3:28.39
High jump
details
Stefka Kostadinova
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria
2.02 Inga Babakova
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
2.00
(NR)
Hanne Haugland
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2.00
(NR)
Pole vault
details
Stacy Dragila
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
4.40
(WR)
Emma George
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
4.35 Cai Weiyan
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
4.35
(AR)
Long jump
details
Fiona May
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
6.86
(NR)
Chioma Ajunwa
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
6.80 Agata Karczmarek
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
6.71
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Inna Lasovskaya
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
15.01
(WL)
Ashia Hansen
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
14.70
(NR)
Šárka Kašpárková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
14.66
(NR)
Shot put
details
Vita Pavlysh
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine
20.00 Astrid Kumbernuss
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
19.92 Irina Korzhanenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
19.49
(PB)
Pentathlon
details
Sabine Braun
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
4780 Mona Steigauf
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
4681
(PB)
Kym Carter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
4627

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)62715
2Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)3205
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)3148
4Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)2204
5Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)2103
6Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)1506
7Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)1315
8Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGA)1124
9Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)1113
10Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1023
11Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BGR)1001
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)1001
Flag of Ethiopia (1996-2009).svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)1001
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1001
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)1001
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique  (MOZ)1001
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROM)1001
18Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)0303
19Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0123
20Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)0112
21Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia  (AUS)0101
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)0101
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)0101
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0101
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)0101
26Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)0022
27Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)0011
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  FR Yugoslavia  (FR Yugoslavia)0011
Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland  (ISL)0011
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)0011
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)0011
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)0011
Totals (32 nations)28282884

Participating nations

See also

Related Research Articles

2004 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 10th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) were held in the Budapest Arena, Hungary between March 5 and March 7, 2004. A total off 139 countries were represented by 677 athletes at the championships.

2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 11th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) was held in Moscow from March 10 to March 12, 2006 in the Olimpiyski Sport arena.

2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, UK from 14 to 16 March 2003. It was the first time the Championships had been held in the UK. There were a total number of 589 participating athletes from 133 countries.

2001 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 8th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Pavilhão Atlântico in Lisbon, Portugal from March 9 to March 11, 2001. It was the first time the Championships had been held in Portugal. There were a total number of 511 participating athletes from 136 countries.

1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 7th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in the Green Dome Maebashi stadium in Maebashi, Japan from March 5 to March 7, 1999. It was the first time the Championships were staged outside Europe or North America. Primo Nebiolo, president of the IAAF, characterized the championships as "the greatest ever". There were a total number of 487 participating athletes from 115 countries.

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.

1993 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 4th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Skydome in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from March 12 to March 14, 1993. It was the last Indoor Championships to feature the 5,000 and 3,000 metres race walk events. In addition, it was the first Indoor Championships to include heptathlon and pentathlon, albeit as non-championship events. There were a total number of 537 athletes participated from 93 countries.

1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 3rd IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo in Seville, Spain from March 8 to March 10, 1991. It was the first Indoor Championships to include relay races as well as women's triple jump, albeit as a non-championship event. There were a total number of 518 athletes participated from 80 countries.

1987 IAAF World Indoor Championships

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.

The World Indoor Games were arranged by the IAAF and held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from January 18 to January 19, 1985. In 1987 the championship was renamed to the IAAF World Indoor Championships and gained official status. There were a total number of 319 participating athletes from 69 countries.

2009 World Championships in Athletics

The 12th IAAF World Championships in Athletics were held in Berlin, Germany from 15–23 August 2009. The majority of events took place in the Olympiastadion, while the marathon and racewalking events started and finished at the Brandenburg Gate.

2011 World Championships in Athletics

The 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics was an international athletics competition that was held in Daegu, South Korea. It started on 27 August 2011 and finished on 4 September 2011.

2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held at the Luis Puig Palace in Valencia, Spain, March 7–9, 2008.

2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics was held between 12 and 14 March at the Aspire Dome in Doha, Qatar. The championships was the first of six IAAF World Athletics Series events to take place in 2010.

2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships

The 31st European Athletics Indoor Championships were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France, from 4 to 6 March 2011.

2015 World Championships in Athletics

The 2015 IAAF World Championships, the fifteenth edition of the IAAF World Championships, were held from 22 to 30 August at the National Stadium in Beijing, China. Forty-three nations won medals, 144 of which were awarded. Kenya topped the medal table for the first time, with 7 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals. The United States won 18 medals, six gold, six silver and six bronze, which was the highest tally. Host nation China, finished 11th on the medals table, while Russia finished ninth.

2017 World Championships in Athletics

The 2017 IAAF World Championships, the sixteenth edition of the IAAF World Championships, were held from 4 to 13 August at London Stadium in London, UK. London was officially awarded the championships on 11 November 2011.

2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics was the fifteenth edition of the international indoor track and field competition, organised by the IAAF. The event was held between 7–9 March 2014 at the Ergo Arena in Sopot, Poland.

2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships

The 16th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held between March 17 and 20, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, United States.

2016 IAAF World U20 Championships

The 2016 World U20 Championships in Athletics was an international athletics competition for athletes qualifying as juniors due to take place at Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland on 19–24 July 2016. It was the first time the competition had been held under the new name, having previously been known as World Junior Championships in Athletics.

References

  1. Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 47–48, retrieved 27 September 2015