Athletics at the 1990 Commonwealth Games

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Dates27 January – 3 February 1990
Host city Auckland, New Zealand Flag of New Zealand.svg
Venue Mount Smart Stadium
LevelSenior
Events42
Participation585 athletes from
45 nations
Records set6 Games records


At the 1990 Commonwealth Games , the athletics events were held at the Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand from 27 January to 3 February 1990. A total of 42 events were contested, 23 by male and 19 by female athletes.

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Medal summary

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
(wind: +3.9 m/s)
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Flag of England.svg  Linford Christie  (ENG)9.93wFlag of Nigeria.svg  Davidson Ezinwa  (NGR)10.05wFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Bruny Surin  (CAN)10.12w
200 metres
(wind: +2.4 m/s)
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Flag of England.svg  Marcus Adam  (ENG)20.10wFlag of England.svg  John Regis  (ENG)20.16wFlag of England.svg  Ade Mafe  (ENG)20.26w
400 metres
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Darren Clark  (AUS)44.60Flag of Kenya.svg  Samson Kitur  (KEN)44.88Flag of Kenya.svg  Simeon Kipkemboi  (KEN)44.93
800 metres
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Flag of Kenya.svg  Sammy Tirop  (KEN)1:45.98Flag of Kenya.svg  Nixon Kiprotich  (KEN)1:46.00Flag of England.svg  Matthew Yates  (ENG)1:46.62
1500 metres
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Flag of England.svg  Peter Elliott  (ENG)3:33.39Flag of Kenya.svg  Wilfred Kirochi  (KEN)3:34.41Flag of New Zealand.svg  Peter O'Donoghue  (NZL)3:35.14
5000 metres
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Andrew Lloyd  (AUS)13:24.86Flag of Kenya.svg  John Ngugi  (KEN)13:24.94Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Ian Hamer  (WAL)13:25.63
10,000 metres
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Flag of England.svg  Eamonn Martin  (ENG)28:08.57Flag of Kenya.svg  Moses Tanui  (KEN)28:11.56Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Paul Williams  (CAN)28:12.71
Marathon
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Flag of Kenya.svg  Douglas Wakiihuri  (KEN)2:10:27Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Steve Moneghetti  (AUS)2:10:34Flag of Tanzania.svg  Simon-Robert Naali  (TAN)2:10:38
110 metres hurdles
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Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Colin Jackson  (WAL)13.08Flag of England.svg  Tony Jarrett  (ENG)13.34Flag of England.svg  David Nelson  (ENG)13.54
400 metres hurdles
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Flag of England.svg  Kriss Akabusi  (ENG)48.89Flag of Kenya.svg  Gideon Yego  (KEN)49.25Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  John Graham  (CAN)50.24
3000 metres steeplechase
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Flag of Kenya.svg  Julius Kariuki  (KEN)8:20.64Flag of Kenya.svg  Joshua Kipkemboi  (KEN)8:24.26Flag of England.svg  Colin Walker  (ENG)8:26.50
4 × 100 metres relay
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Flag of England.svg  England
Clarence Callender
John Regis
Marcus Adam
Linford Christie
Tony Jarrett*
38.67Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Victor Nwankwo
Davidson Ezinwa
Osmond Ezinwa
Abdullahi Tetengi
38.85Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Wayne Watson
John Mair
Clive Wright
Ray Stewart
39.11
4 × 400 metres relay
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Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
David Kitur
Samson Kitur
Simeon Kipkemboi
Stephen Mwanzia
3:02.48 GR Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
Mark Davidson
David Strang
Tom McKean
Brian Whittle
Duncan Mathieson*
3:04.68Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Clive Wright
Devon Morris
Trevor Graham
Howard Burnett
John Mair*
3:04.96
30 kilometres walk
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Guillaume Leblanc  (CAN)2:08:28Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Andrew Jachno  (AUS)2:09:09Flag of England.svg  Ian McCombie  (ENG)2:09:20
High jump
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Flag of Bermuda.svg  Clarence Saunders  (BER)2.36 m GR Flag of England.svg  Dalton Grant  (ENG)2.34 mFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Milton Ottey  (CAN)
Flag of Scotland.svg  Geoff Parsons  (SCO)
2.23 m
Pole vault
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Simon Arkell  (AUS)5.35 mFlag of England.svg  Ian Tullett  (ENG)5.25 mFlag of New Zealand.svg  Simon Poelman  (NZL)5.20 m
Long jump
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Flag of Nigeria.svg  Yusuf Alli  (NGR)8.39 m (w)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  David Culbert  (AUS)8.20 m (w)Flag of Nigeria.svg  Festus Igbinoghene  (NGR)8.18 m (w)
Triple jump
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Flag of Cyprus.svg  Marios Hadjiandreou  (CYP)16.95 mFlag of England.svg  Jonathan Edwards  (ENG)16.93 mFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Edrick Floreal  (CAN)16.89 m
Shot put
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Flag of England.svg  Simon Williams  (ENG)18.54 mFlag of Nigeria.svg  Adewale Olukoju  (NGR)18.48 mFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Paul Edwards  (WAL)18.17 m
Discus throw
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Flag of Nigeria.svg  Adewale Olukoju  (NGR)62.62 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Werner Reiterer  (AUS)61.56 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Paul Nandapi  (AUS)59.94 m
Hammer throw
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sean Carlin  (AUS)75.66 mFlag of England.svg  Dave Smith  (ENG)73.52 mFlag of New Zealand.svg  Angus Cooper  (NZL)71.26 m
Javelin throw
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Flag of England.svg  Steve Backley  (ENG)86.02 m GR Flag of England.svg  Mick Hill  (ENG)83.32 mFlag of New Zealand.svg  Gavin Lovegrove  (NZL)81.66 m
Decathlon
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Mike Smith  (CAN)8525 ptsFlag of New Zealand.svg  Simon Poelman  (NZL)8207 pts wFlag of England.svg  Eugene Gilkes  (ENG)7705 pts

Women

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
(wind: +4.4 m/s)
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Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)11.02wFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Kerry Johnson  (AUS)11.17wFlag of the Bahamas.svg  Pauline Davis-Thompson  (BAH)11.20w
200 metres
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Flag of Jamaica.svg  Merlene Ottey  (JAM)22.76Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Kerry Johnson  (AUS)22.88Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Pauline Davis-Thompson  (BAH)23.15
400 metres
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Flag of Nigeria.svg  Fatima Yusuf  (NGR)51.08Flag of England.svg  Linda Keough  (ENG)51.63Flag of Nigeria.svg  Charity Opara  (NGR)52.01
800 metres
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Flag of England.svg  Diane Edwards  (ENG)2:00.25 GR Flag of England.svg  Ann Williams  (ENG)2:00.40Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sharon Stewart  (AUS)2:00.87
1500 metres
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Angela Chalmers  (CAN)4:08.41Flag of England.svg  Christina Cahill  (ENG)4:08.71Flag of England.svg  Bev Nicholson  (ENG)4:09.00
3000 metres
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Angela Chalmers  (CAN)8:38.38 GR Flag of Scotland.svg  Yvonne Murray  (SCO)8:39.46Flag of Scotland.svg  Liz McColgan  (SCO)8:47.66
10,000 metres
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Flag of Scotland.svg  Liz McColgan  (SCO)32:23.56Flag of England.svg  Jill Hunter  (ENG)32:33.21Flag of New Zealand.svg  Barbara Moore  (NZL)32:44.73
Marathon
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Lisa Martin  (AUS)2:25:28Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Tani Ruckle  (AUS)2:33:15Flag of England.svg  Angie Pain  (ENG)2:36:35
100 metres hurdles
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Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Kay Morley  (WAL)12.91Flag of England.svg  Sally Gunnell  (ENG)13.12Flag of England.svg  Lesley-Ann Skeete  (ENG)13.31
400 metres hurdles
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Flag of England.svg  Sally Gunnell  (ENG)55.38Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Debbie Flintoff-King  (AUS)56.00Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jenny Laurendet  (AUS)56.74
4 × 100 metres relay
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Monique Dunstan
Kathy Sambell
Cathy Freeman
Kerry Johnson
43.87Flag of England.svg  England
Stephi Douglas
Jenni Stoute
Simmone Jacobs
Paula Dunn
44.15Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Beatrice Utondu
Fatima Yusuf
Charity Opara
Chioma Ajunwa
44.67
4 × 400 metres relay
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Flag of England.svg  England
Angela Piggford
Jenni Stoute
Sally Gunnell
Linda Keough
3:28.08Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Maree Holland
Sharon Stewart
Susan Andrews
Debbie Flintoff-King
3:30.74Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Rosey Edeh
France Gareau
Cheryl Allen
Gail Harris
3:33.26
10 kilometres walk
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Kerry Saxby  (AUS)45:03Flag of New Zealand.svg  Anne Judkins  (NZL)47:03Flag of England.svg  Lisa Langford  (ENG)47:23
High jump
details
Flag of New Zealand.svg  Tania Murray  (NZL)1.88 mUlster Banner.svg  Janet Boyle  (NIR)1.88 mFlag of New Zealand.svg  Tracy Phillips  (NZL)1.88 m
Long jump
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jane Flemming  (AUS)6.78 mFlag of Nigeria.svg  Beatrice Utondu  (NGR)6.65 m (w)Flag of England.svg  Fiona May  (ENG)6.55 m
Shot put
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Flag of England.svg  Myrtle Augee  (ENG)18.48 mFlag of England.svg  Judy Oakes  (ENG)18.43 mFlag of England.svg  Yvonne Hanson-Nortey  (ENG)16.00 m
Discus throw
details
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Lisa-Marie Vizaniari  (AUS)56.38 mUlster Banner.svg  Jackie McKernan  (NIR)54.86 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Astra Vitols  (AUS)53.84 m
Javelin throw
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Flag of England.svg  Tessa Sanderson  (ENG)65.72 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Sue Howland  (AUS)61.18 mFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Kate Farrow  (AUS)58.98 m
Heptathlon
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Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jane Flemming  (AUS)6695 pts GR Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Sharon Jaklofsky-Smith  (AUS)6115 ptsFlag of England.svg  Judy Simpson  (ENG)6085 pts

Medal table

  *   Host nation (New Zealand)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of England.svg  England 13141340
2Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1011526
3Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 47112
4Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 40610
5Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 34310
6Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 2024
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2024
8Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand *1269
9Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 1225
10Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda 1001
Flag of Cyprus.svg  Cyprus 1001
12Ulster Banner.svg  Northern Ireland 0202
13Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 0022
14Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 0011
Totals (14 nations)424243127

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