|Athletics [track and field]|
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Pictogram for athletics
|Dates||July 31 August 9|
|No. of events||43|
|Competitors||1725 from 156 nations|
At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, 43 events in athletics were contested, 24 events by men and 19 by women. The competition ran from July 31, 1992, to August 9, 1992. Fourteen world record-holders (eight men and six women) were among the contenders. Thirty former Olympic champions competed, and a total number of 1725 athletes from 156 countries.
|100 metres|| Linford Christie ||9.96|| Frankie Fredericks ||10.02|| Dennis Mitchell ||10.04|
|200 metres|| Michael Marsh ||20.01|| Frankie Fredericks ||20.13|| Michael Bates ||20.38|
|400 metres|| Quincy Watts ||43.50 (OR)|| Steve Lewis ||44.21|| Samson Kitur ||44.24|
|800 metres|| William Tanui ||1:43.66|| Nixon Kiprotich ||1:43.70|| Johnny Gray ||1:43.97|
|1500 metres|| Fermín Cacho ||3:40.12|| Rachid El Basir ||3:40.62|| Mohamed Suleiman ||3:40.69|
|5000 metres|| Dieter Baumann ||13:12.52|| Paul Bitok ||13:12.71|| Fita Bayisa ||13:13.03|
|10,000 metres|| Khalid Skah ||27:46.70|| Richard Chelimo ||27:47.72|| Addis Abebe ||28:00.07|
|110 metres hurdles|| Mark McKoy ||13.12|| Tony Dees ||13.24|| Jack Pierce ||13.26|
|400 metres hurdles|| Kevin Young ||46.78|
| Winthrop Graham ||47.66|| Kriss Akabusi ||47.82|
|3000 metres steeplechase|| Matthew Birir ||8:08.84|| Patrick Sang ||8:09.55|| William Mutwol ||8:10.74|
|4×100 metres relay|
|4×400 metres relay|
|Marathon|| Hwang Young-Cho ||2:13:23|| Koichi Morishita ||2:13:45|| Stephan Freigang ||2:14:00|
|20 kilometres walk|| Daniel Plaza ||1:21.25|| Guillaume LeBlanc ||1:22.25|| Giovanni De Benedictis ||1:23.11|
|50 kilometres walk|| Andrey Perlov |
|3:50.13|| Carlos Mercenario ||3:52.09|| Ronald Weigel ||3:53.45|
|High jump|| Javier Sotomayor ||2.34 m|| Patrik Sjöberg ||2.34 m|| Hollis Conway ||2.34 m|
| Tim Forsyth |
| Artur Partyka |
|Pole vault|| Maksim Tarasov |
|5.80 m|| Igor Trandenkov |
|5.80 m|| Javier García ||5.75 m|
|Long jump|| Carl Lewis ||8.67 m|| Mike Powell ||8.64 m|| Joe Greene ||8.34 m|
|Triple jump|| Mike Conley ||18.17 m w|| Charles Simpkins ||17.60 m|| Frank Rutherford ||17.36 m|
|Shot put|| Mike Stulce ||21.70 m|| Jim Doehring ||20.96 m|| Vyacheslav Lykho |
|Discus throw|| Romas Ubartas ||65.12 m|| Jürgen Schult ||64.94 m|| Roberto Moya ||64.12 m|
|Hammer throw|| Andrey Abduvaliyev |
|82.54 m|| Igor Astapkovich |
|81.96 m|| Igor Nikulin |
|Javelin throw|| Jan Železný ||89.66 m|| Seppo Räty ||86.60 m|| Steve Backley ||83.38 m|
|Decathlon|| Robert Změlík ||8611|| Antonio Peñalver ||8412|| Dave Johnson ||8309|
* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.
|100 metres|| Gail Devers ||10.82|| Juliet Cuthbert ||10.83|| Irina Privalova |
|200 metres|| Gwen Torrence ||21.81|| Juliet Cuthbert ||22.02|| Merlene Ottey ||22.09|
|400 metres|| Marie-José Pérec ||48.83|| Olga Bryzgina |
|49.05|| Ximena Restrepo ||49.64|
|800 metres|| Ellen van Langen ||1:55:54|| Liliya Nurutdinova |
|1:55:99|| Ana Fidelia Quirot ||1:56.80|
|1500 metres|| Hassiba Boulmerka ||3:55.30|| Lyudmila Rogachova |
|3:56.91|| Qu Yunxia ||3:57.08|
|3000 metres|| Yelena Romanova |
|8:46.04|| Tetyana Dorovskikh |
|8:46.85|| Angela Chalmers ||8:47.22|
|10,000 metres|| Derartu Tulu ||31:06.02|| Elana Meyer ||31:11.75|| Lynn Jennings ||31:19.89|
|100 metres hurdles|| Voula Patoulidou ||12.64|| LaVonna Martin ||12.69|| Yordanka Donkova ||12.70|
|400 metres hurdles|| Sally Gunnell ||53.23|| Sandra Farmer-Patrick ||53.69|| Janeene Vickers ||54.31|
|4×100 metres relay|
|4×400 metres relay|
|Marathon|| Valentina Yegorova |
|2:32:41|| Yuko Arimori ||2:32:49|| Lorraine Moller ||2:33:59|
|10 kilometres walk|| Chen Yueling ||44:32|| Yelena Nikolayeva |
|44:33|| Li Chunxiu ||44:41|
|High jump|| Heike Henkel ||2.02 m|| Galina Astafei ||2.00 m|| Joanet Quintero ||1.97 m|
|Long jump|| Heike Drechsler ||7.14 m|| Inessa Kravets |
|7.12 m|| Jackie Joyner-Kersee ||7.07 m|
|Shot put|| Svetlana Krivelyova |
|21.06 m|| Huang Zhihong ||20.47 m|| Kathrin Neimke ||19.78 m|
|Discus throw|| Maritza Martén ||70.06 m|| Tsvetanka Khristova ||67.78 m|| Daniela Costian ||66.24 m|
|Javelin throw|| Silke Renk ||68.34 m|| Natalya Shikolenko |
|68.26 m|| Karen Forkel ||66.86 m|
|Heptathlon|| Jackie Joyner-Kersee ||7044|| Irina Belova |
|6845|| Sabine Braun ||6649|
* Athletes who participated in the heats only and received medals.
|Totals (35 nations)||43||43||45||131|
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