|Athletics at the 17th Commonwealth Games|
The host stadium in Manchester
|Host city||Manchester, England|
|Venue||City of Manchester Stadium|
|Events||46 (+2 disability)|
|Participation||739 (+25 disabled) athletes from |
|Records set||16 Games records|
| Athletics at the|
2002 Commonwealth Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men||women|
| 3000 m|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|20 km walk||men||women|
|50 km walk||men|
|100 m blind||men|
|800 m wheelchair||women|
At the 2002 Commonwealth Games , the athletics events were held at the City of Manchester Stadium on 26–30 July 2002. The route for the marathon event crossed Manchester city centre and finished in the stadium. The race walk events began alongside the Lowry Centre at Salford Quays.There were twenty-five men's events and 23 women's events; the schedules were identical except that there were men's 3000 metres steeplechase and 50 kilometres walk events. Pole vaulter Dominic Johnson won a bronze medal, Saint Lucia's only medal of the Games.
Sixteen Games records were bettered over the course of the competition, and two further records were set in the disability events.
|100 metres|| Kim Collins ||9.98|| Uchenna Emedolu ||10.11|| Pierre Browne ||10.12|
|200 metres|| Frankie Fredericks ||20.06|| Marlon Devonish ||20.19|| Darren Campbell ||20.21|
|400 metres|| Michael Blackwood ||45.07|| Shane Niemi ||45.09|| Avard Moncur ||45.12|
|800 metres|| Mbulaeni Mulaudzi ||1:46.32|| Joseph Mutua ||1:46.57|| Kris McCarthy ||1:46.79|
|1500 metres|| Michael East ||3:37.35|| William Chirchir ||3:37.70|| Youcef Abdi ||3:37.77|
|5000 metres|| Sammy Kipketer ||13:13.51|| Benjamin Limo ||13:13.57|| William Kirui ||13:18.02|
|10,000 metres|| Wilberforce Talel ||27:45.39 GR|| Paul Malakwen Kosgei ||27:45.46|| John Yuda Msuri ||27:45.78|
|110 metres hurdles|| Shaun Bownes ||13.35|| Colin Jackson ||13.39|| Maurice Wignall ||13.62|
|400 metres hurdles|| Chris Rawlinson ||49.14|| Matt Elias ||49.28|| Ian Weakley ||49.69|
|3000 metres steeplechase|| Stephen Cherono ||8:19.41|| Ezekiel Kemboi ||8:19.78|| Abraham Cherono ||8:19.85|
|4 x 100 metres relay|
Paul Di Bella,
|4 x 400 metres relay|
|Marathon|| Francis Naali ||2:11.58|| Joshua Chelanga ||2:12.44|| Andrew Letherby ||2:13.23|
|20 kilometres walk|| Nathan Deakes ||1:25.35 GR|| Luke Adams ||1:26.03|| David Kimutai ||1:28.20|
|50 kilometres walk|| Nathan Deakes ||3:52.40 GR|| Craig Barrett ||3:56.42|| Tim Berrett ||4:04.25|
|High jump|| Mark Boswell ||2.28 m|| Kwaku Boateng ||2.25 m|| Benjamin Challenger ||2.25 m|
|Pole vault|| Okkert Brits ||5.75 m|| Paul Burgess ||5.70 m|| Dominic Johnson ||5.60 m|
|Long jump|| Nathan Morgan ||8.02 m|| Gable Garenamotse ||7.91 m|| Kareem Streete-Thompson ||7.89 m|
|Triple jump|| Jonathan Edwards ||17.86 m GR|| Phillips Idowu ||17.68 m|| Leevan Sands ||17.26 m|
|Shot put|| Justin Anlezark ||20.91 m GR|| Janus Robberts ||19.97 m|| Carl Myerscough ||19.91 m|
|Discus throw|| Frantz Kruger ||66.39 m GR|| Jason Tunks ||62.61 m|| Robert Weir ||59.24 m|
|Hammer throw|| Michael Jones ||72.55 m|| Philip Jensen ||69.48 m|| Paul Head ||68.60 m|
|Javelin throw|| Steve Backley ||86.81 m|| Scott Russell ||78.98 m|| Nick Nieland ||78.63 m|
|Decathlon|| Claston Bernard ||7830 points|| Matthew McEwen ||7685 points|| Jamie Quarry ||7630 points|
| 100 m || Debbie Ferguson ||10.91 GR|| Veronica Campbell ||11.00|| Savatheda Fynes ||11.07|
| 200 m || Debbie Ferguson ||22.20 GR|| Juliet Campbell ||22.54|| Lauren Hewitt ||22.69|
| 400 m || Aliann Pompey ||51.63|| Lee McConnell ||51.68|| Sandie Richards ||51.79|
| 800 m || Maria de Lurdes Mutola ||1:57.35 GR|| Diane Cummins ||1:58.82|| Agnes Samaria ||1:59.15|
| 1500 m || Kelly Holmes ||4:05.99|| Hayley Tullett ||4:07.52|| Helen Pattinson ||4:07.62|
| 5000 m || Paula Radcliffe ||14.31.42 GR|| Edith Masai ||14:53.76|| Iness Chenonge ||15:06.06|
| 10,000 m || Salina Kosgei ||31:27.83 GR|| Susan Chepkemei ||31:32.04|| Susie Power ||31:32.20|
| Marathon || Kerryn McCann ||2:30.05 GR|| Krishna Stanton ||2:34.52|| Jackie Gallagher ||2:36.37|
| 100 m hurdles || Lacena Golding-Clarke ||12.77|| Vonette Dixon ||12.83|| Angela Atede ||12.98|
| 400 m hurdles || Jana Pittman ||54.40|| Debbie-Ann Parris ||55.24|| Karlene Haughton ||56.13|
| 20 km walk || Jane Saville ||1:36.34 GR|| Lisa Kehler ||1:36.45|| Yuan Yufang ||1:40.00|
| 4 x 100 m relay |
| 4 x 400 m relay |
* Athletes who ran in heats and received medals.
| High jump || Hestrie Cloete ||1.96 m GR|| Susan Jones ||1.90 m|| Nicole Forrester ||1.87 m|
| Pole vault || Tatiana Grigorieva ||4.35 m|| Kym Howe ||4.15 m|| Irie Hill ||4.10 m|
| Bridgid Isworth |
| Stephanie McCann |
| Long jump || Elva Goulbourne ||6.70 m|| Jade Johnson ||6.58 m|| Anju Bobby George ||6.49 m|
| Triple jump || Ashia Hansen ||14.86 m GR|| Françoise Mbango ||14.82 m|| Trecia Smith ||14.32 m|
| Shot put || Vivian Chukwuemeka ||17.53 m|| Valerie Adams ||17.45 m|| Johanna Abrahamse ||16.77 m|
| Discus throw || Beatrice Faumuina ||60.82 m|| Neelam Jaswant Singh ||58.49 m|| Shelley Newman ||58.13 m|
| Hammer throw || Lorraine Shaw ||66.83 m|| Bronwyn Eagles ||65.24 m|| Karyne Di Marco ||63.40 m|
| Javelin throw || Laverne Eve ||58.46 m|| Cecilia McIntosh ||57.42 m|| Kelly Morgan ||57.09 m|
| Heptathlon || Jane Jamieson ||6059 points|| Kylie Wheeler ||5962 points|| Margaret Simpson ||5906 points|
|Men's 100 m EAD|| Adekunle Adesoji ||10.76 WR|| Hisham Khaironi ||11.53|| Rory Field ||11.96|
|Women's 800 m wheelchair|| Chantal Petitclerc ||1:52.93|| Louise Sauvage ||1:53.30|| Eliza Stankovic ||1:54.20|
Retrieved from 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games Official Website.
Host nation (England)
|Totals (23 nations)||48||48||50||146|
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