Athletics at the 2002 Commonwealth Games

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City of Manchester Stadium 2002.jpg
The host stadium in Manchester
Dates26–30 July
Host city Manchester, England
Venue City of Manchester Stadium
LevelSenior
Events46 (+2 disability)
Participation739 (+25 disabled) athletes from
66 nations
Records set16 Games records


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. [1] 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.

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Sixteen Games records were bettered over the course of the competition, and two further records were set in the disability events.

Medal summary

Men

EventGoldSilverBronze
100 metres
details
Kim Collins
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis
9.98 Uchenna Emedolu
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
10.11 Pierre Browne
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
10.12
200 metres
details
Frankie Fredericks
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
20.06 Marlon Devonish
Flag of England.svg  England
20.19 Darren Campbell
Flag of England.svg  England
20.21
400 metres
details
Michael Blackwood
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
45.07 Shane Niemi
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
45.09 Avard Moncur
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
45.12
800 metres
details
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
1:46.32 Joseph Mutua
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
1:46.57 Kris McCarthy
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:46.79
1500 metres
details
Michael East
Flag of England.svg  England
3:37.35 William Chirchir
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
3:37.70 Youcef Abdi
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
3:37.77
5000 metres
details
Sammy Kipketer
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:13.51 Benjamin Limo
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:13.57 William Kirui
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
13:18.02
10,000 metres
details
Wilberforce Talel
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
27:45.39 GR Paul Malakwen Kosgei
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
27:45.46 John Yuda Msuri
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania
27:45.78
110 metres hurdles
details
Shaun Bownes
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
13.35 Colin Jackson
Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
13.39 Maurice Wignall
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
13.62
400 metres hurdles
details
Chris Rawlinson
Flag of England.svg  England
49.14 Matt Elias
Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
49.28 Ian Weakley
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
49.69
3000 metres steeplechase
details
Stephen Cherono
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:19.41 Ezekiel Kemboi
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:19.78 Abraham Cherono
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
8:19.85
4 x 100 metres relay
details
Flag of England.svg  England
Jason Gardener,
Marlon Devonish,
Allyn Condon,
Darren Campbell
38.62Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Michael Frater,
Dwight Thomas,
Christopher Williams,
Asafa Powell
38.62Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Tim Williams,
Paul Di Bella,
David Baxter,
Patrick Johnson
38.87
4 x 400 metres relay
details
Flag of England.svg  England
Jared Deacon,
Sean Baldock,
Chris Rawlinson,
Daniel Caines
3:00.40Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
Timothy Benjamin,
Iwan Thomas,
Jamie Baulch,
Matt Elias
3:00.41Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
Chris Brown,
Troy McIntosh,
Dominic Demeritte,
Tim Munnings
3:01.35
Marathon
details
Francis Naali
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania
2:11.58 Joshua Chelanga
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
2:12.44 Andrew Letherby
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2:13.23
20 kilometres walk
details
Nathan Deakes
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:25.35 GR Luke Adams
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:26.03 David Kimutai
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
1:28.20
50 kilometres walk
details
Nathan Deakes
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
3:52.40 GR Craig Barrett
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
3:56.42 Tim Berrett
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
4:04.25
High jump
details
Mark Boswell
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
2.28 m Kwaku Boateng
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
2.25 m Benjamin Challenger
Flag of England.svg  England
2.25 m
Pole vault
details
Okkert Brits
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
5.75 m Paul Burgess
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
5.70 m Dominic Johnson
Flag of Saint Lucia (1979-2002).svg  Saint Lucia
5.60 m
Long jump
details
Nathan Morgan
Flag of England.svg  England
8.02 m Gable Garenamotse
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana
7.91 m Kareem Streete-Thompson
Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg  Cayman Islands
7.89 m
Triple jump
details
Jonathan Edwards
Flag of England.svg  England
17.86 m GR Phillips Idowu
Flag of England.svg  England
17.68 m Leevan Sands
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
17.26 m
Shot put
details
Justin Anlezark
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
20.91 m GR Janus Robberts
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
19.97 m Carl Myerscough
Flag of England.svg  England
19.91 m
Discus throw
details
Frantz Kruger
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
66.39 m GR Jason Tunks
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
62.61 m Robert Weir
Flag of England.svg  England
59.24 m
Hammer throw
details
Michael Jones
Flag of England.svg  England
72.55 m Philip Jensen
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
69.48 m Paul Head
Flag of England.svg  England
68.60 m
Javelin throw
details
Steve Backley
Flag of England.svg  England
86.81 m Scott Russell
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
78.98 m Nick Nieland
Flag of England.svg  England
78.63 m
Decathlon
details
Claston Bernard
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
7830 points Matthew McEwen
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
7685 points Jamie Quarry
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
7630 points

Women

Track and road events
EventGoldSilverBronze
100 m
details
Debbie Ferguson
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
10.91 GR Veronica Campbell
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
11.00 Savatheda Fynes
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
11.07
200 m
details
Debbie Ferguson
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
22.20 GR Juliet Campbell
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
22.54 Lauren Hewitt
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
22.69
400 m
details
Aliann Pompey
Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana
51.63 Lee McConnell
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland
51.68 Sandie Richards
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
51.79
800 m
details
Maria de Lurdes Mutola
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique
1:57.35 GR Diane Cummins
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
1:58.82 Agnes Samaria
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
1:59.15
(NR)
1500 m
details
Kelly Holmes
Flag of England.svg  England
4:05.99 Hayley Tullett
Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales
4:07.52 Helen Pattinson
Flag of England.svg  England
4:07.62
5000 m
details
Paula Radcliffe
Flag of England.svg  England
14.31.42 GR Edith Masai
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
14:53.76 Iness Chenonge
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
15:06.06
10,000 m
details
Salina Kosgei
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
31:27.83 GR Susan Chepkemei
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
31:32.04 Susie Power
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
31:32.20
Marathon
details
Kerryn McCann
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2:30.05 GR Krishna Stanton
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2:34.52 Jackie Gallagher
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
2:36.37
100 m hurdles
details
Lacena Golding-Clarke
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
12.77 Vonette Dixon
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
12.83 Angela Atede
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
12.98
400 m hurdles
details
Jana Pittman
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
54.40 Debbie-Ann Parris
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
55.24 Karlene Haughton
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
56.13
20 km walk
details
Jane Saville
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:36.34 GR Lisa Kehler
Flag of England.svg  England
1:36.45 Yuan Yufang
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia
1:40.00
4 x 100 m relay
details
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
Tamicka Clarke
Savatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Debbie Ferguson
42.44 GR Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
Elva Goulbourne
Juliet Campbell
Astia Walker
Veronica Campbell
42.73Flag of England.svg  England
Joice Maduaka
Shani Anderson
Vernicha James
Abiodun Oyepitan
42.84
4 x 400 m relay
details
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Lauren Hewitt
Cathy Freeman
Tamsyn Lewis
Jana Pittman
3:25.63 GR Flag of England.svg  England
Helen Frost
Helen Karagounis
Melanie Purkiss
Lisa Miller
Jenny Meadows*
3:26.73Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Olabisi Afolabi
Kudirat Akhigbe
Hajarat Yusuf
Doris Jacob
3:29.16


* Athletes who ran in heats and received medals.

Field and combined events
EventGoldSilverBronze
High jump
details
Hestrie Cloete
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
1.96 m GR Susan Jones
Flag of England.svg  England
1.90 m Nicole Forrester
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
1.87 m
Pole vault
details
Tatiana Grigorieva
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
4.35 m Kym Howe
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
4.15 m Irie Hill
Flag of England.svg  England
4.10 m
Bridgid Isworth
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
Stephanie McCann
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
Long jump
details
Elva Goulbourne
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
6.70 m Jade Johnson
Flag of England.svg  England
6.58 m Anju Bobby George
Flag of India.svg  India
6.49 m
Triple jump
details
Ashia Hansen
Flag of England.svg  England
14.86 m GR Françoise Mbango
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon
14.82 m Trecia Smith
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica
14.32 m
Shot put
details
Vivian Chukwuemeka
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
17.53 m Valerie Adams
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
17.45 m Johanna Abrahamse
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
16.77 m
Discus throw
details
Beatrice Faumuina
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
60.82 m Neelam Jaswant Singh
Flag of India.svg  India
58.49 m Shelley Newman
Flag of England.svg  England
58.13 m
Hammer throw
details
Lorraine Shaw
Flag of England.svg  England
66.83 m Bronwyn Eagles
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
65.24 m Karyne Di Marco
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
63.40 m
Javelin throw
details
Laverne Eve
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas
58.46 m Cecilia McIntosh
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
57.42 m Kelly Morgan
Flag of England.svg  England
57.09 m
Heptathlon
details
Jane Jamieson
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
6059 points Kylie Wheeler
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
5962 points Margaret Simpson
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana
5906 points

Disability events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's 100 m EAD Adekunle Adesoji
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
10.76 WR Hisham Khaironi
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia
11.53 Rory Field
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
11.96
Women's 800 m wheelchair Chantal Petitclerc
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
1:52.93 Louise Sauvage
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:53.30 Eliza Stankovic
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia
1:54.20

Medal table

Retrieved from 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games Official Website. [2]

  *   Host nation (England)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of England.svg  England*1261129
2Flag of Australia.svg  Australia 991028
3Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 5128
4Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 48416
5Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 46414
6Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas 4048
7Flag of Canada.svg  Canada 25512
8Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 2125
9Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1304
10Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia 1012
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania 1012
12Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana 1001
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique 1001
Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis.svg  Saint Kitts and Nevis 1001
15Flag of Wales 2.svg  Wales 0404
16Flag of India.svg  India 0112
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia 0112
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 0112
19Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana 0101
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 0101
21Flag of the Cayman Islands.svg  Cayman Islands 0011
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 0011
Flag of Saint Lucia (1979-2002).svg  Saint Lucia 0011
Totals (23 nations)484850146

Participating nations

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