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2001 World Championships in Athletics


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2001_World_Championships_in_Athletics
Updated: 2017-08-17T20:46Z
8th World Championships in Athletics
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Host cityEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nations participating189
Athletes participating1677
DatesAugust 3–12, 2001
Main venueCommonwealth Stadium
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The 8th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada between 3 August and 12 August and was the first time the event had visited North America. The music for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies was composed by Canadian composer Jan Randall and the events were televised live to an estimated viewing audience of 4 billion people in over 200 countries. The ceremonies also featured a 1000 voice choir, and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.

Men's Results

Track

1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Maurice Greene
 United States
9.82
(WL)
Bernard Williams
 United States
9.942
(PB)
Ato Boldon
 Trinidad and Tobago
9.98
200 m
details
Konstantinos Kenteris
 Greece
20.04Christopher Williams
 Jamaica
20.20Kim Collins
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
20.20
(NR St.Kitts)
Shawn Crawford
 United States
400 m
details
Avard Moncur
 Bahamas
44.64Ingo Schultz
 Germany
44.87Greg Haughton
 Jamaica
44.98
800 m
details
André Bucher
 Switzerland
1:43.70Wilfred Bungei
 Kenya
1:44.55Paweł Czapiewski
 Poland
1:44.63
(PB)
1,500 m
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
 Morocco
3:30.68Bernard Lagat
 Kenya
3:31.10Driss Maazouzi
 France
3:31.54
(SB)
5,000 m
details
Richard Limo
 Kenya
13:00.77Million Wolde
 Ethiopia
13:03.471John Kibowen
 Kenya
13:05.20
10,000 m
details
Charles Kamathi
 Kenya
27:53.25Assefa Mezgebu
 Ethiopia
27:53.97Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
27:54.41
Marathon
details
Gezahegne Abera
 Ethiopia
2:12:42
(SB)
Simon Biwott
 Kenya
2:12:43Stefano Baldini
 Italy
2:13:18
110 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
 United States
13.04
(WL)
Anier García
 Cuba
13.07
(SB)
Dudley Dorival
 Haiti
13.25
(NR)
400 m hurdles
details
Félix Sánchez
 Dominican Republic
47.49
(WL)
Fabrizio Mori
 Italy
47.54
(NR)
Dai Tamesue
 Japan
47.89
(NR)
3,000 m st.
details
Reuben Kosgei
 Kenya
8:15.16Ali Ezzine
 Morocco
8:16.21Bernard Barmasai
 Kenya
8:16.59
20 km walk
details
Roman Rasskazov
 Russia
1:20:31Ilya Markov
 Russia
1:20:33Viktor Burayev
 Russia
1:20:36
50 km walk
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Robert Korzeniowski
 Poland
3:42.08
(WL)
Jesús Ángel García
 Spain
3:43:07
(SB)
Edgar Hernández
 Mexico
3:46:12
(PB)
4 × 100 m relay
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 South Africa (RSA)
Morne Nagel
Corne Du Plessis
Lee-Roy Newton
Mathew Quinn
38.47
(NR)
 Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)
Marc Burns
Ato Boldon
Jaycey Harper
Darrel Brown
38.58
(NR)
 Australia (AUS)
Matthew Shirvington
Paul Di Bella
Steve Brimacombe
Adam Basil
38.83
(SB)
4 × 400 m relay
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 Bahamas (BAH)
Avard Moncur
Chris Brown
Troy McIntosh
Tim Munnings
Carl Oliver*
2:58.194
(NR)
 Jamaica (JAM)
Brandon Simpson
Christopher Williams
Greg Haughton
Danny McFarlane
Michael Blackwood*
Mario Watts*
2:58.39
(SB)
 Poland (POL)
Rafał Wieruszewski
Piotr Haczek
Piotr Długosielski
Piotr Rysiukiewicz
Jacek Bocian*
2:59.71
(SB)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.
1 Ali Saïdi-Sief of Algeria originally finished second in the 5000 m in 13:02.16, but he was disqualified after he tested positive for nandrolone.
2 Tim Montgomery (USA) originally came second in the men's 100 meters in 9.85, but he was disqualified in 2005 after he admitted to drug use as a result of the BALCO scandal.
3 The USA originally finished first in 37.96 (Mickey Grimes, Bernard Williams, Dennis Mitchell, Tim Montgomery), but they were disqualified in 2005 after Tim Montgomery admitted to drug use as a result of the BALCO scandal.
4 The United States (Leonard Byrd, Antonio Pettigrew, Derrick Brew, Angelo Taylor) originally finished first in 2:57.54, but were disqualified in 2008 after Antonio Pettigrew admitted to using HGH and EPO between 1997 and 2003.

Field

1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Martin Buß
 Germany
2.36
(WL)
Yaroslav Rybakov
 Russia
2.33
(PB Rybakov)
(SB Voronin)
Vyacheslav Voronin
 Russia
Pole vault
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Dmitri Markov
 Australia
6.05
(CR)
Aleksandr Averbukh
 Israel
5.85Nick Hysong
 United States
5.85
(SB)
Long jump
details
Iván Pedroso
 Cuba
8.40Savanté Stringfellow
 United States
8.24Carlos Calado
 Portugal
8.21
(SB)
Triple jump
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Jonathan Edwards
 Great Britain
17.92
(WL)
Christian Olsson
 Sweden
17.47Igor Spasovkhodskiy
 Russia
17.44
(PB)
Shot put
details
John Godina
 United States
21.87Adam Nelson
 United States
21.24Arsi Harju
 Finland
20.93
(SB)
Discus throw
details
Lars Riedel
 Germany
69.72
(CR)
Virgilijus Alekna
 Lithuania
69.40Michael Möllenbeck
 Germany
67.61
(PB)
Hammer throw
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Szymon Ziółkowski
 Poland
83.38
(CR)
Koji Murofushi
 Japan
82.92Ilya Konovalov
 Russia
80.27
(SB)
Javelin throw
details
Jan Železný
 Czech Republic
92.80
(CR)
Aki Parviainen
 Finland
91.31Konstadinos Gatsioudis
 Greece
89.95
Decathlon
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Tomáš Dvořák
 Czech Republic
8902
(CR)
Erki Nool
 Estonia
8815
(NR)
Dean Macey
 Great Britain
8603
(PB)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Women's Results

Track

1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
 Zhanna Pintusevich (UKR)10.82
(WL)
 Ekaterini Thanou (GRE)10.912
(SB)
 Chandra Sturrup (BAH)11.02
200 m
details
 Debbie Ferguson (BAH)22.521 LaTasha Jenkins (USA)22.85 Cydonie Mothersille (CAY)22.882
400 m
details
 Amy Mbacke Thiam (SEN)49.86
(NR)
 Lorraine Fenton (JAM)49.88
(SB)
 Ana Guevara (MEX)49.97
SB
800 m
details
 Maria Mutola (MOZ)1:57.17 Stephanie Graf (AUT)1:57.20
(SB)
 Letitia Vriesde (SUR)1:57.35
(SB)
1,500 m
details
 Gabriela Szabo (ROU)4:00.57
(SB)
 Violeta Szekely (ROU)4:01.70 Natalya Gorelova (RUS)4:02.40
5,000 m
details
 Olga Yegorova (RUS)15:03.39 Marta Dominguez (ESP)15:06.59 Ayelech Worku (ETH)15:10.17
10,000 m
details
 Derartu Tulu (ETH)31:48.81 Berhane Adere (ETH)31:48.85 Gete Wami (ETH)31:49.98
Marathon
details
 Lidia Șimon (ROU)2:26:01 Reiko Tosa (JPN)2:26:06 Svetlana Zakharova (RUS)2:26:18
100 m hurdles
details
 Anjanette Kirkland (USA)12.42
(WL)
 Gail Devers (USA)12.54
SB
 Olga Shishigina (KAZ)12.58
(SB)
400 m hurdles
details
 Nezha Bidouane (MAR)53.34
(WL)
 Yuliya Pechonkina (RUS)54.27 Daimi Pernia (CUB)54.51
20 km walk
details
 Olimpiada Ivanova (RUS)1:27:48
(CR)
 Valentina Tsybulskaya (BLR)1:28:49
(PB)
 Elisabetta Perrone (ITA)1:28:56
4 × 100 m relay
details
 Germany (GER)
Melanie Paschke
Gabi Rockmeier
Birgit Rockmeier
Marion Wagner
42.323
(SB)
 France (FRA)
Sylviane Félix
Frédérique Bangué
Muriel Hurtis
Odiah Sidibé
42.39
(SB)
 Jamaica (JAM)
Juliet Campbell
Merlene Frazer
Beverly McDonald
Astia Walker
Elva Goulbourne*
42.40
(SB)
4 × 400 m relay
details
 Jamaica (JAM)
Sandie Richards
Catherine Scott-Pomales
Debbie-Ann Parris
Lorraine Fenton
Michelle Burgher*
Deon Hemmings*
3:20.65
(WL)
 Germany (GER)
Florence Ekpo-Umoh
Shanta Ghosh
Claudia Marx
Grit Breuer
3:21.97
(SB)
 Russia (RUS)
Irina Rosikhina
Yuliya Pechonkina
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya
Olesya Zykina
Natalya Shevtsova*
3:24.92

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

Note: * Indicates athletes who ran in preliminary rounds.
1 Kelli White originally finished third in the 200 m in 22.56, but she was disqualified in 2004 after she admitted to using steroids as a result of the BALCO doping scandal.
2Marion Jones (USA) finished second in the 100m in 10.85 and first in the 200m in 22.39, but she was disqualified in 2005 after she admitted to using steroids as a result of the BALCO doping scandal.
3 The USA team of Kelli White, Chryste Gaines, Inger Miller, and Marion Jones originally finished first in a time of 41.71, but were disqualified in 2004 after Kelli White admitted to using steroids as a result of the BALCO doping scandal.

Field

1997 | 1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
 Hestrie Cloete (RSA)2.00
(SB)
 Inha Babakova (UKR)2.00 Kajsa Bergqvist (SWE)1.97
Pole vault
details
 Stacy Dragila (USA)4.75
(CR)
 Svetlana Feofanova (RUS)4.75
(CR)
 Monika Pyrek (POL)4.55
Long jump
details
 Fiona May (ITA)7.02 Tatyana Kotova (RUS)7.01 Niurka Montalvo (ESP)6.88
Triple jump
details
 Tatyana Lebedeva (RUS)15.25
(WL)
 Françoise Mbango-Etone (CMR)14.60 Tereza Marinova (BUL)14.58
Shot put
details
 Yanina Karolchik (BLR)20.61
(NR)
 Nadine Kleinert (GER)19.86
(PB)
 Vita Pavlysh (UKR)19.41
Discus throw
details
 Ellina Zvereva (BLR)67.101 Nicoleta Grasu (ROU)66.24 Anastasia Kelesidou (GRE)65.50
(SB)
Hammer throw
details
 Yipsi Moreno (CUB)70.65
(AR)
 Olga Kuzenkova (RUS)70.61 Bronwyn Eagles (AUS)68.87
Javelin throw
details
 Osleidys Menéndez (CUB)69.53
(CR)
 Mirela Maniani (GRE)65.78 Sonia Bisset (CUB)64.69
Heptathlon
details
 Yelena Prokhorova (RUS)6694
(SB)
 Natallia Sazanovich (BLR)6539
(SB)
 Shelia Burrell (USA)6472
(PB)

WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)

1Natalya Sadova of Russia originally won the gold medal in discus throw (68.57), but she was later disqualified after she tested positive for caffeine.

Medals table

Note that the host, Canada, did not win any medals at these championships. This fate Canada shares only with Sweden (1995).

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1. Russia57618
2. United States55313
3. Kenya3328
4. Germany3317
5. Cuba3126
6. Bahamas3014
7. Ethiopia2338
8= Belarus2204
8= Romania2204
10. Morocco2103
11. Poland2035
12= Czech Republic2002
12= South Africa2002
14. Jamaica1326
15. Greece1225
16. Italy1124
17. Ukraine1113
18. Australia1023
19. Great Britain1012
20= Dominican Republic1001
20= Mozambique1001
20= Senegal1001
20=  Switzerland1001
24= Japan0213
24= Spain0213
26= Finland0112
26= France0112
26= Sweden0112
26= Trinidad and Tobago0112
30= Austria0101
30= Cameroon0101
30= Estonia0101
30= Israel0101
30= Lithuania0101
35. Mexico0022
36= Bulgaria0011
36= Cayman Islands0011
36= Haiti0011
36= Kazakhstan0011
36= Portugal0011
36= Saint Kitts and Nevis0011
36= Suriname0011
Total 464746139

See also

References

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