2011 World Championships in Athletics

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13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics
2011 iaaf world champs logo.gif
Host city Daegu, South Korea
Nations participating204
Athletes participating1848 [1]
Events47
Dates27 August – 4 September 2011
Officially opened by President Lee Myung-bak
Main venue Daegu Stadium

The 13th IAAF World Championships in Athletics (Korean:  [제13회 세계육상선수권대회] ) was an international athletics competition that was held in Daegu, South Korea. It started on 27 August 2011 and finished on 4 September 2011.

Contents

The United States topped the medal standings in the competition with 28 (12 gold, 9 silver, and 7 bronze). During the competition, 41 national records, 4 area records, 3 championship records, and 1 world record was set.

Bidding process

On 4 April 2006, the IAAF announced that nine countries (United States, South Korea, Australia, Sweden, Spain, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Croatia and Morocco) had submitted expressions of interest for hosting the 2011 World Championships. [2]

Candidates

When the seeking deadline passed on 1 December 2006, four candidate cities (Brisbane, Daegu, Moscow and Gothenburg) had confirmed their candidatures. [3] Gothenburg backed out later that month, citing lack of financial support from the Swedish government. [4]

Brisbane was announced as the Australian candidate with the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (formally ANZ Stadium) as the proposed venue for a championships to be held in July or August. The stadium previously hosted the 1982 Commonwealth Games and 2001 Goodwill Games. Brisbane also had an unsuccessful bid for the 2009 World Championships in Athletics.

Daegu was the city chosen for the Korean bid, following on from an initial application to host the 2009 edition. Daegu had previously hosted the 2003 Summer Universiade and three matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. The World Championships in Athletics had never been staged in mainland Asia, although it has taken place twice in Japan.

The Russian bid had Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium as the proposed venue. The city hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Among the intent candidates were Casablanca (Morocco) and Split (Croatia), both of which were failed bidders for the 2009 World Championships in Athletics. The Spanish candidate was rumored to be either Madrid or Valencia, [2] but Spain eventually settled for Barcelona as a candidate for the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. [3] The United States intent candidate city matched those bidding for the 2016 Summer Olympics: Chicago, Los Angeles or San Francisco. [5]

Selection

The IAAF announced Daegu as the winning candidate at the IAAF Council Meeting in Mombasa on 27 March 2007. [6] Its victory was based on "the quality of the stadiums and [meeting] the need for good crowds." [7] IAAF's officials also praised Daegu's "ambition and challenging spirit" as key to its winning bid. [8] Both Moscow and Brisbane later confirmed their candidacy to host the 2013 World Championships in Athletics – a selection process won by the Russian capital. [3]

Event schedule

Day by day event schedule of the 2011 championships
Legend
KeyPQH½F
ValuePreliminary roundQualifiersHeatsSemifinalsFinal
All dates are KST (UTC+9)
Men [9]
Date →27 Aug28 Aug29 Aug30 Aug31 Aug1 Sep2 Sep3 Sep4 Sep
Event ↓MAMAMAMAMAMAMAMAMA
100 m QH½F
200 m H½F
400 m H½F
800 m H½F
1500 m H½F
5000 m HF
10,000 m F
Marathon F
110 m hurdles H½F
400 m hurdles H½F
3000 m steeplechase HF
4 × 100 m relay HF
4 × 400 m relay HF
20 km walk F
50 km walk F
Long jump QF
Triple jump QF
High jump QF
Pole vault QF
Shot put QF
Discus throw QF
Hammer throw QF
Javelin throw QF
Decathlon F
Women [9]
Date27 Aug28 Aug29 Aug30 Aug31 Aug1 Sep2 Sep3 Sep4 Sep
Event ↓MAMAMAMAMAMAMAMAMA
100 m QH½F
200 m H½F
400 m H½F
800 m H½F
1500 m H½F
5000 m HF
10,000 m F
Marathon F
100 m hurdles H½F
400 m hurdles H½F
3000 m steeplechase HF
4 × 100 m relay HF
4 × 400 m relay HF
20 km walk F
-
Long jump QF
Triple jump QF
High jump QF
Pole vault QF
Shot put QF
Discus throw QF
Hammer throw QF
Javelin throw QF
Heptathlon F

Results

Men

The events in the men's section ended with a world record in 4 x 100 metres relay set by Jamaica and several world's leading results. Jamaica dominated the sprinting events, while Kenya and Ethiopia dominated the longer track events. In the field events, the United States and Germany were most successful, winning four and three gold medals respectively. Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt, both from Jamaica, won two gold medals, being the most successful athletes in the men's events.

In the 100 m final the largely favored Usain Bolt was disqualified for a false start, enabling Yohan Blake to win the crown with a time of 9.92 s. In the 200 m Bolt won with a time of 19.40 s, which was the fastest time ever not to be a world record at that point. Blake and Bolt, along with countrymen Nesta Carter and Michael Frater, ran in the 4 x 100 metres relay, setting a new world record with a time of 37.04 s. In the 10,000 metres event, World Champion Kenenisa Bekele did not finish the race. The world record holder in 800 m, David Rudisha, won the event with his first gold medal at the World Championships. On the last day, Kenyan Abel Kirui became the third marathon winner to retain the title at the next World Championships, after Abel Anton and Jaouad Gharib.

Most of the field events ended with new winners, but Dwight Phillips retained the long jump title, becoming only the second man after Ivan Pedroso to win four golds at the World Championships in this event.

Ethiopia's Imane Merga was originally awarded the bronze medal in the Men's 5000 metres, but he was later disqualified for having run inside the curb of the running track for some 10 to 15 metres. His teammate Dejen Gebremeskel was elevated to the bronze medal as a result. [10]

Cuba's Dayron Robles finished first in the race of the Men's 110 metres hurdles, but was disqualified for interfering with Liu Xiang twice before and over the last barrier. Jason Richardson was awarded the Gold, Liu the Silver, and Andy Turner promoted to the Bronze medal position.

Track

Yohan Blake of Jamaica, winner of the men's 100 metres Yohan Blake Daegu 2011.jpg
Yohan Blake of Jamaica, winner of the men's 100 metres
Men's 400 m champion Kirani James of Grenada Kirani James Daegu 2011.jpg
Men's 400 m champion Kirani James of Grenada
Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi defended his steeplechase world title Ezekiel Kemboi Daegu 2011.jpg
Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi defended his steeplechase world title
Chronology: 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013 | 2015
EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Yohan Blake
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
9.92 SB Walter Dix
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
10.08 Kim Collins
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN)
10.09
200 metres
details
Usain Bolt
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
19.40
WL
Walter Dix
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
19.70
SB
Christophe Lemaitre
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
19.80
NR
400 metres
details
Kirani James
Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada  (GRN)
44.60
PB
LaShawn Merritt
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
44.63 Kévin Borlée
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)
44.90
800 metres
details
David Rudisha
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
1:43.91 Abubaker Kaki
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan  (SUD)
1:44.41 Yuriy Borzakovskiy
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
1:44.49
1500 metres
details
Asbel Kiprop
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
3:35.69 Silas Kiplagat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
3:35.92 Matthew Centrowitz
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
3:36.08
5000 metres
details
Mo Farah
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
13:23.36 Bernard Lagat
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
13:23.64 Dejen Gebremeskel
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)
13:23.92
10,000 metres
details
Ibrahim Jeilan
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)
27:13.81 Mo Farah
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
27:14.07 Imane Merga
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)
27:19.14
Marathon
details
Abel Kirui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
2:07:38
SB
Vincent Kipruto
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
2:10:06 Feyisa Lilesa
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)
2:10:32
SB
110 metres hurdles
details
Jason Richardson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
13.16 Liu Xiang
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
13.27 Andy Turner
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
13.44
400 metres hurdles
details
Dai Greene
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
48.26 Javier Culson
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)
48.44 L. J. van Zyl
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
48.80
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Ezekiel Kemboi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
8:14.85 Brimin Kipruto
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
8:16.05 Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
8:16.09
20 kilometres walk
details
Luis Fernando López
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)
1:20:38
SB
Wang Zhen
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
1:20:54 Kim Hyun-sub
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea  (KOR)
1:21:17
50 kilometres walk
details
Denis Nizhegorodov
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
3:42:45
SB
Jared Tallent
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
3:43:36
SB
Si Tianfeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
3:44:40
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Nesta Carter
Michael Frater
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt
Dexter Lee*
37.04
WR
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
Teddy Tinmar
Christophe Lemaitre
Yannick Lesourd
Jimmy Vicaut
38.20
SB
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN)
Jason Rogers
Kim Collins
Antoine Adams
Brijesh Lawrence
38.49
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Greg Nixon
Bershawn Jackson
Angelo Taylor
LaShawn Merritt
Jamaal Torrance*
Michael Berry*
2:59.31
WL
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
Shane Victor
Ofentse Mogawane
Willem de Beer
L. J. van Zyl
Oscar Pistorius*

2:59.87Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Allodin Fothergill
Jermaine Gonzales
Riker Hylton
Leford Green
Lansford Spence*

3:00.10
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)
| * Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Field

Koji Murofushi of Japan won the men's hammer Koji Murofushi Daegu 2011.jpg
Koji Murofushi of Japan won the men's hammer
Decathlon champion Trey Hardee Trey Hardee Daegu 2011.jpg
Decathlon champion Trey Hardee
Chronology: 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013 | 2015
EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Jesse Williams
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
2.35 Aleksey Dmitrik
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
2.35 Trevor Barry
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)
2.32
PB
Pole vault
details
Paweł Wojciechowski
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
5.90 Lázaro Borges
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
5.90
NR
Renaud Lavillenie
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)
5.85
Long jump
details
Dwight Phillips
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
8.45
SB
Mitchell Watt
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
8.33 Ngonidzashe Makusha
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe  (ZIM)
8.29
Triple jump
details
Christian Taylor
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
17.96
WL
Phillips Idowu
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
17.77
SB
Will Claye
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
17.50
PB
Shot put
details [11]
David Storl
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
21.78
PB
Dylan Armstrong
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)
21.64 Christian Cantwell
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
21.36
Discus throw
details
Robert Harting
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
68.97 Gerd Kanter
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)
66.95 Ehsan Haddadi
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran  (IRI)
66.08
SB
Javelin throw
details
Matthias de Zordo
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
86.27
SB
Andreas Thorkildsen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)
84.78 Guillermo Martínez
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
84.30
Hammer throw
details
Koji Murofushi
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)
81.24
SB
Krisztián Pars
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)
81.18
SB
Primož Kozmus
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)
79.39
SB
Decathlon
details
Trey Hardee
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
8607 Ashton Eaton
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
8505 Leonel Suárez
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
8501
SB
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

During the championships, Russia was the most successful country in the women's events, winning seven gold medals, followed by the United States with six. Most successful female athlete was Allyson Felix having won two relay golds and silver and bronze in her individual events. On the first day of the Championships, the athletes of Kenya made an astonishing performance, winning all six medals available in the two events. Kenya also dominated the long-distance events, while Jamaica and the United States the sprinting. In the field events, Russia was dominant, winning four gold medals.

Following a series of retests of stored samples and biological passports, a number of athletes were stripped of medals because of doping.

Track

Veronica Campbell-Brown and Carmelita Jeter were the top two in both the women's short sprints. Campbell Jeter 200 m final Daegu 2011.jpg
Veronica Campbell-Brown and Carmelita Jeter were the top two in both the women's short sprints.
Amantle Montsho narrowly defeated Alyson Felix to become Botswana's first World or Olympic track and field champion Montsho Felix Daegu 2011.jpg
Amantle Montsho narrowly defeated Alyson Felix to become Botswana's first World or Olympic track and field champion
Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya won both the 5000 m and 10,000m Vivian Cheruiyot Daegu 2011.jpg
Vivian Cheruiyot of Kenya won both the 5000 m and 10,000m
Australian Sally Pearson won the 100 m hurdles in a championships record time. Sally Pearson Daegu 2011.jpg
Australian Sally Pearson won the 100 m hurdles in a championships record time.
Chronology: 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013 | 2015
EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Carmelita Jeter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
10.90 Veronica Campbell-Brown
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
10.97 Kelly-Ann Baptiste
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)
10.98
200 metres
details
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
22.22
SB
Carmelita Jeter
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
22.37 Allyson Felix
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
22.42
400 metres
details
Amantle Montsho
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT)
49.56
NR
Allyson Felix
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
49.59
PB
Francena McCorory
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
50.45 [12]
800 metres
details
Caster Semenya
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
1:56.35
SB
Janeth Jepkosgei
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
1:57.42
SB
Alysia Johnson Montaño
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
1:57.48
SB
1500 metres
details
Jennifer Simpson
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
4:05.40 Hannah England
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
4:05.68 Natalia Rodríguez
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)
4:05.87
5000 metres
details
Vivian Cheruiyot
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
14:55.36 Sylvia Jebiwott Kibet
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
14:56.21 Meseret Defar
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)
14:56.94
10,000 metres
details
Vivian Cheruiyot
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
30:48.98 Sally Kipyego
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
30:50.04 Linet Masai
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
30:53.59
Marathon
details
Edna Kiplagat
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
2:28:43 Priscah Jeptoo
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
2:29:00 Sharon Cherop
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
2:29:14
SB
100 metres hurdles
details
Sally Pearson
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)
12.28
CR , AR
Danielle Carruthers
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
12.47
PB
Dawn Harper
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
12.47
PB
400 metres hurdles
details
Lashinda Demus
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
52.47
WL, NR
Melaine Walker
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
52.73
SB
Natalya Antyukh
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
53.85
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Habiba Ghribi
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN)
9:11.97
NR
Milcah Chemos Cheywa
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
9:17.16 Mercy Wanjiku
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)
9:17.88
20 kilometres walk
details
Liu Hong
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
1:30:00 Elisa Rigaudo
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
1:30:44
SB
Qieyang Shenjie
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
1:31:14
4 × 100 metres relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Bianca Knight
Allyson Felix
Marshevet Myers
Carmelita Jeter
Shalonda Solomon*
Alexandria Anderson*
41.56
WL
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Kerron Stewart
Sherone Simpson
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Jura Levy*

41.70
NR
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
Olesya Povh
Nataliya Pohrebnyak
Mariya Ryemyen
Hrystyna Stuy


42.51
SB
4 × 400 metres relay
details
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
Sanya Richards-Ross
Allyson Felix
Jessica Beard
Francena McCorory
Natasha Hastings*
Keshia Baker*
3:18.09
WL
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)
Rosemarie Whyte
Davita Prendergast
Novlene Williams-Mills
Shericka Williams
Shereefa Lloyd*
Patricia Hall*
3:18.71
NR
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
Perri Shakes-Drayton
Nicola Sanders
Christine Ohuruogu
Lee McConnell
3:23.63
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)

* Runners who participated in the heats only and received medals.

Field

Chronology: 2007 | 2009 | 2011 | 2013 | 2015
EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Anna Chicherova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
2.03 Blanka Vlašić
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)
2.03
SB
Antonietta Di Martino
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)
2.00
Pole vault
details
Fabiana Murer
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)
4.85
AR
Martina Strutz
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
4.80
NR
Svetlana Feofanova
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
4.75
SB
Long jump
details
Brittney Reese
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
6.82 Ineta Radēviča
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)
6.76 Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)
6.74
Triple jump
details
Olha Saladukha
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)
14.94 Olga Rypakova
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)
14.89 Caterine Ibargüen
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)
14.84
Shot put
details
Valerie Adams
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)
21.24
CR , AR
Jillian Camarena-Williams
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)
20.02 Gong Lijiao
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
19.97
Discus throw
details
Li Yanfeng
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
66.52 Nadine Müller
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
65.97 Yarelis Barrios
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)
65.73
SB
Javelin throw
details
Barbora Špotáková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)
71.58
SB
Sunette Viljoen
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)
68.38
AR
Christina Obergföll
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
65.24
Hammer throw
details
Tatyana Lysenko
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)
77.13
SB
Betty Heidler
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
76.06 Zhang Wenxiu
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)
75.03
Heptathlon
details [a] [13]
Jessica Ennis
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)
6751 Jennifer Oeser
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)
6572 Karolina Tymińska
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)
6544
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)

Heptathlon Original gold medalist Tatyana Chernova of Flag of Russia.svg Russia was stripped of her gold medal on 29 November 2016 by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, with Ennis and Oeser promoted to gold and silver respectively and the bronze awarded to Karolina Tymińska of Poland. [13]

Anti-doping programme

On 4 November 2011 the IAAF reported that 2 of the 468 urine samples had produced adverse analytical findings. The samples of Portuguese runner Sara Moreira, a finalist in the women's steeplechase, and Korean relay runner Hee-Nam Lim had both tested positive for methylhexaneamine. Analysis of blood samples is still ongoing. [14]

In March 2012 the Trinidad and Tobago track and field authorities announced that Semoy Hackett had tested positive for methylhexaneamine at the Trinidad and Tobago national championships prior to the World Championships. Her results in the women's 100 metres were annulled and the Trinidadian 4 x 100-metre relay team were also disqualified from fourth place. [15]

An anonymous poll conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency at the event showed that an estimated 29% of the athletes present at the World Championships had used a banned substance within the last 12 months. [16]

Medal table

Mascot Mascotte Daegu 2011.jpg
Mascot

Initially, host nation South Korea failed to win any medals at these championships, a fate shared with Sweden in 1995 and Canada in 2001. This was changed in 2015, South Korean athlete Kim Hyun-sub was promoted from sixth place to bronze medalist in the 20 km walk after the disqualification of three Russian race walkers for doping offences.

Key

  *   Host nation (South Korea)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)129728
2Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)78318
3Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)4419
4Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)3418
5Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR)3328
6Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)3137
7Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)2248
8Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)1214
9Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)1203
10Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)1045
11Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)1012
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)1012
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)1012
14Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT)1001
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)1001
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)1001
Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada  (GRN)1001
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)1001
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1001
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN)1001
21Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)0134
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)0134
23Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)0112
24Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)0101
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)0101
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0101
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)0101
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)0101
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)0101
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)0101
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)0101
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan  (SUD)0101
33Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN)0022
34Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)0011
Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR)0011
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)0011
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran  (IRI)0011
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0011
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea  (KOR)*0011
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)0011
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TTO)0011
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe  (ZIM)0011
Totals (42 nations)474747141
Source:

Participating nations

On the entry lists prior to the competition, a total of 1943 athletes from 202 national teams were set to participate in the 2011 World Championships in Athletics. [17] The number of accredited athletes that actually participated at the event was 1848, while the total of countries represented was 204. [1]

  1. Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan  (AFG) (1)
  2. Flag of Albania.svg  Albania  (ALB) (1)
  3. Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG) (10)
  4. Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa  (ASA) (2)
  5. Flag of Angola.svg  Angola  (ANG) (2)
  6. Flag of Anguilla.svg  Anguilla  (AIA) (2)
  7. Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Antigua and Barbuda  (ANT) (2)
  8. Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG) (6)
  9. Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia  (ARM) (2)
  10. Flag of Aruba.svg  Aruba  (ARU) (2)
  11. Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS) (41)
  12. Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT) (4)
  13. Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan  (AZE) (1)
  14. Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH) (17)
  15. Flag of Bahrain.svg  Bahrain  (BHR) (11)
  16. Flag of Bangladesh.svg  Bangladesh  (BAN) (1)
  17. Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados  (BAR) (4)
  18. Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Belarus  (BLR) (22)
  19. Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL) (9)
  20. Flag of Belize (1981-2019).svg  Belize  (BIZ) (2)
  21. Flag of Benin.svg  Benin  (BEN) (2)
  22. Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda  (BER) (1)
  23. Flag of Bhutan.svg  Bhutan  (BHU) (1)
  24. Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia  (BOL) (2)
  25. Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg  Bosnia and Herzegovina  (BIH) (2)
  26. Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT) (3)
  27. Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA) (26)
  28. Flag of the British Virgin Islands.svg  British Virgin Islands  (IVB) (1)
  29. Flag of Brunei.svg  Brunei  (BRU) (1)
  30. Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL) (7)
  31. Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso  (BUR) (2)
  32. Flag of Burundi.svg  Burundi  (BDI) (2)
  33. Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia  (CAM) (1)
  34. Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon  (CMR) (2)
  35. Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN) (28)
  36. Flag of Cape Verde.svg  Cape Verde  (CPV) (1)
  37. Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg  Cayman Islands  (CAY) (1)
  38. Flag of the Central African Republic.svg  Central African Republic  (CAF) (1)
  39. Flag of Chad.svg  Chad  (CHA) (2)
  40. Flag of Chile.svg  Chile  (CHI) (3)
  41. Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN) (54)
  42. Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL) (20)
  43. Flag of the Comoros.svg  Comoros  (COM) (2)
  44. Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Congo  (CGO) (1)
  45. Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  DR Congo  (COD) (2)
  46. Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands  (COK) (1)
  47. Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica  (CRC) (2)
  48. Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast  (CIV) (2)
  49. Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO) (6)
  50. Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB) (31)
  51. Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus  (CYP) (2)
  52. Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE) (21)
  53. Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN) (6)
  54. Flag of Djibouti.svg  Djibouti  (DJI) (2)
  55. Flag of Dominica.svg  Dominica  (DMA) (1)
  56. Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic  (DOM) (4)
  57. Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador  (ECU) (5)
  58. Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt  (EGY) (5)
  59. Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador  (ESA) (2)
  60. Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg  Equatorial Guinea  (GEQ) (0)
  61. Flag of Eritrea.svg  Eritrea  (ERI) (9)
  62. Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST) (9) [18]
  63. Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH) (34)
  64. Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg  F.S. Micronesia  (FSM) (2)
  65. Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji  (FIJ) (1)
  66. Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN) (13) [19]
  67. Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA) (39)
  68. Flag of French Polynesia.svg  French Polynesia  (PYF) (1)
  69. Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon  (GAB) (2)
  70. Flag of The Gambia.svg  Gambia  (GAM) (2)
  71. Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER) (65)
  72. Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana  (GHA) (6)
  73. Flag of Gibraltar.svg  Gibraltar  (GIB) (1)
  74. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain & N.I.  (GBR) (59)
  75. Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE) (12)
  76. Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada  (GRN) (3)
  77. Flag of Guam.svg  Guam  (GUM) (2)
  78. Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala  (GUA) (2)
  79. Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea  (GUI) (2)
  80. Flag of Guinea-Bissau.svg  Guinea-Bissau  (GBS) (2)
  81. Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana  (GUY) (1)
  82. Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti  (HAI) (3)
  83. Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras  (HON) (2)
  84. Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong  (HKG) (2)
  85. Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN) (12) [19]
  86. Flag of Iceland.svg  Iceland  (ISL) (2)
  87. Flag of India.svg  India  (IND) (8) [20]
  88. Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia  (INA) (2)
  89. Flag of Iran.svg  Iran  (IRI) (7)
  90. Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq  (IRQ) (1)
  91. Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL) (16)
  92. Flag of Israel.svg  Israel  (ISR) (4)
  93. Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA) (30)
  94. Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM) (45)
  95. Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN) (48)
  96. Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ) (14)
  97. Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN) (47)
  98. Flag of Kiribati.svg  Kiribati  (KIR) (2)
  99. Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg  South Korea  (KOR) (53)(Hosts)
  100. Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait  (KUW) (2)
  101. Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan  (KGZ) (2)
  102. Flag of Laos.svg  Laos  (LAO) (2)
  103. Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT) (13)
  104. Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon  (LIB) (1)
  105. Flag of Lesotho.svg  Lesotho  (LES) (2)
  106. Flag of Liberia.svg  Liberia  (LBR) (2)
  107. Flag of Libya (1977-2011).svg  Libya  (LBA) (1)
  108. Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU) (15)
  109. Flag of Macau.svg  Macau  (MAC) (1)
  110. Flag of Macedonia.svg  Macedonia  (MKD) (1)
  111. Flag of Madagascar.svg  Madagascar  (MAD) (1)
  112. Flag of Malawi (2010-2012).svg  Malawi  (MAW) (2)
  113. Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia  (MAS) (2)
  114. Flag of Maldives.svg  Maldives  (MDV) (2)
  115. Flag of Mali.svg  Mali  (MLI) (2)
  116. Flag of Malta.svg  Malta  (MLT) (2)
  117. Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg  Marshall Islands  (MHL) (0)
  118. Flag of Mauritania (1959-2017).svg  Mauritania  (MTN) (2)
  119. Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius  (MRI) (2)
  120. Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico  (MEX) (10)
  121. Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova  (MDA) (3)
  122. Flag of Monaco.svg  Monaco  (MON) (1)
  123. Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia  (MGL) (2)
  124. Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro  (MNE) (2)
  125. Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR) (19)
  126. Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique  (MOZ) (2)
  127. Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar  (MYA) (1)
  128. Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia  (NAM) (2)
  129. Flag of Nauru.svg  Nauru  (NRU) (2)
  130. Flag of Nepal.svg  Nepal  (NEP) (2)
  131. Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED) (17) [19]
  132. Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL) (8)
  133. Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua  (NCA) (2)
  134. Flag of Niger.svg  Niger  (NIG) (2)
  135. Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR) (15)
  136. Flag of the Northern Mariana Islands.svg  Northern Mariana Islands  (NMI) (2)
  137. Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR) (13)
  138. Flag of Oman.svg  Oman  (OMN) (1)
  139. Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan  (PAK) (1)
  140. Flag of Palau.svg  Palau  (PLW) (2)
  141. Flag of Palestine.svg  Palestine  (PLE) (1)
  142. Flag of Panama.svg  Panama  (PAN) (2)
  143. Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea  (PNG) (2)
  144. Flag of Paraguay (1990-2013).svg  Paraguay  (PAR) (1)
  145. Flag of Peru.svg  Peru  (PER) (5)
  146. Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines  (PHI) (2)
  147. Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL) (37)
  148. Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR) (25) [21]
  149. Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR) (8)
  150. Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar  (QAT) (4)
  151. Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROM) (8)
  152. Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS) (76)
  153. Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda  (RWA) (2)
  154. Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis  (SKN) (4)
  155. Flag of Saint Lucia.svg  Saint Lucia  (LCA) (2)
  156. Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.svg  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  (VIN) (1)
  157. Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa  (SAM) (1)
  158. Flag of San Marino.svg  San Marino  (SMR) (2)
  159. Flag of Sao Tome and Principe.svg  São Tomé and Príncipe  (STP) (2)
  160. Flag of Saudi Arabia.svg  Saudi Arabia  (KSA) (8)
  161. Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal  (SEN) (2)
  162. Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB) (9)
  163. Flag of Seychelles.svg  Seychelles  (SEY) (2)
  164. Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone  (SLE) (2)
  165. Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore  (SIN) (2)
  166. Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK) (8)
  167. Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO) (9)
  168. Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands  (SOL) (2)
  169. Flag of Somalia.svg  Somalia  (SOM) (1)
  170. Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA) (32)
  171. Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP) (43)
  172. Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka  (SRI) (2)
  173. Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan  (SUD) (3)
  174. Flag of Suriname.svg  Suriname  (SUR) (2)
  175. Flag of Swaziland.svg  Swaziland  (SWZ) (2)
  176. Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE) (16)
  177. Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI) (15)
  178. Flag of Syria.svg  Syria  (SYR) (1)
  179. Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE) (7)
  180. Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan  (TJK) (2)
  181. Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania  (TAN) (1)
  182. Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand  (THA) (6)
  183. Flag of East Timor.svg  East Timor  (TLS) (1)
  184. Flag of Togo.svg  Togo  (TOG) (1)
  185. Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga  (TGA) (2)
  186. Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI) (16)
  187. Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN) (5)
  188. Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR) (20)
  189. Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan  (TKM) (2)
  190. Flag of the Turks and Caicos Islands.svg  Turks and Caicos Islands  (TKS) (0)
  191. Flag of Tuvalu.svg  Tuvalu  (TUV) (2)
  192. Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda  (UGA) (12)
  193. Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR) (55)
  194. Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg  United Arab Emirates  (UAE) (2)
  195. Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA) (127)
  196. Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay  (URU) (2)
  197. Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  U.S. Virgin Islands  (ISV) (3)
  198. Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan  (UZB) (7)
  199. Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu  (VAN) (2)
  200. Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela  (VEN) (3)
  201. Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam  (VIE) (1)
  202. Flag of Yemen.svg  Yemen  (YEM) (2)
  203. Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia  (ZAM) (3)
  204. Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe  (ZIM) (4)

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