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1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships – Women's 800 metres


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Updated: 2017-02-09T00:00Z
Events at the
1991 IAAF World Indoor
Championships

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Track events
60 m men women
200 mmenwomen
400 mmenwomen
800 mmenwomen
1500 mmenwomen
3000 mmenwomen
60 m hurdlesmenwomen
4×400 m relaymenwomen
3000 m walkwomen
5000 m walkmen
Field events
High jumpmenwomen
Pole vaultmen
Long jumpmenwomen
Triple jumpmenwomen
Shot putmenwomen

The women's 800 metres event at the 1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships was held on 8, 9 and 10 March.

Medalists

GoldSilverBronze
Christine Wachtel
 Germany
Violeta Beclea
 Romania
Ella Kovacs
 Romania

Results

Heats

First 3 of each heat (Q) and next 3 fastest (q) qualified for the semifinals.[1]

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
11Ella Kovacs Romania2:02.86Q
22Christine Wachtel Germany2:03.26Q
32Violeta Beclea Romania2:03.50Q
41Aisling Molloy Ireland2:03.56Q
51Gabriela Lesch Germany2:03.70Q
52Charmaine Crooks Canada2:03.70Q
72Joetta Clark United States2:03.84q
81Małgorzata Rydz Poland2:04.03q
91Olga Burkanova Soviet Union2:05.00q
103Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union2:05.37Q
113Sharon Stewart Australia2:05.54Q, AR
123Meredith Rainey United States2:05.64Q
133Helena Dziurová Czechoslovakia2:07.58
142Carmen Arrúa Argentina2:07.70NR
153Li Wenhong China2:07.93NR
161Evelyn Musonda ZambiaDQ
172Lasnet Nkouka Republic of the CongoDNS

Semifinals

First 3 of each semifinal (Q) qualified directly for the final.[2]

RankHeatNameNationalityTimeNotes
12Violeta Beclea Romania2:01.44Q
22Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union2:01.48Q
32Charmaine Crooks Canada2:01.63Q, NR
41Christine Wachtel Germany2:01.70Q
51Ella Kovacs Romania2:01.75Q
62Joetta Clark United States2:02.02
71Meredith Rainey United States2:02.19Q
82Gabriela Lesch Germany2:02.68
91Aisling Molloy Ireland2:02.93
101Olga Burkanova Soviet Union2:03.51
111Małgorzata Rydz Poland2:03.54
122Sharon Stewart Australia2:03.98AR

Final

[3]

RankNameNationalityTimeNotes
1st, gold medalist(s)Christine Wachtel Germany2:01.51
2nd, silver medalist(s)Violeta Beclea Romania2:01.75
3rd, bronze medalist(s)Ella Kovacs Romania2:01.79
4Lyubov Gurina Soviet Union2:02.04
5Charmaine Crooks Canada2:02.27
6Meredith Rainey United States2:04.82

References

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