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IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAAF_World_Indoor_Championships_in_Athletics
Updated: 2017-08-15T13:41Z

The International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships were inaugurated as the World Indoor Games in 1985 in Paris, France and were subsequently renamed in 1987 as they are known today.

History

They have been held every two years except for when they were held in consecutive years 2003 and 2004 to facilitate the need for them to be held in alternate years to the main IAAF World Championships (outdoors) in the future.

Championships

EditionYearCityCountryDateVenueEventsNationsAthletesTop of the
medal table
1985Paris France18–19 January 1985Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy2469319 East Germany
11987Indianapolis United States6–8 March 1987Hoosier Dome2485419 Soviet Union
21989Budapest Hungary3–5 March 1989Budapest Sportcsarnok2462373 Soviet Union
31991Seville Spain8–10 March 1991Palacio Municipal de Deportes San Pablo26[1]80518 Soviet Union
41993Toronto Canada12–14 March 1993SkyDome27[2]93537 Russia
51995Barcelona Spain10–12 March 1995Palau Sant Jordi27131594 Russia
61997Paris France7–9 March 1997Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy [1]28118712 United States
71999Maebashi Japan5–7 March 1999Green Dome Maebashi28115451 United States
82001Lisbon Portugal9–11 March 2001Pavilhão Atlântico28136510 United States
92003Birmingham United Kingdom14–16 March 2003National Indoor Arena28131583 United States
102004Budapest Hungary5–7 March 2004Budapest Sports Arena28139677 Russia
112006Moscow Russia10–12 March 2006Olimpiysky Stadium26129562 Russia
122008Valencia Spain7–9 March 2008Luis Puig Palace26147574 United States
132010Doha Qatar12–14 March 2010ASPIRE Dome26146585 United States
142012Istanbul Turkey9–11 March 2012Ataköy Athletics Arena26171629 United States
152014Sopot Poland7–9 March 2014Ergo Arena26134538 United States
162016Portland United States17–20 March 2016Oregon Convention Center26137487 United States
172018Birmingham United Kingdom2–4 March 2018National Indoor Arena
182020TBC

Events

The events held have remained more or less the same since they originated with the main alterations coming in the earlier years.

The 4 x 400 m relay race for both men and women was added to the full schedule in 1991 as was the women's triple jump, but only as an exhibition event before gaining full status at the following championships.

1993 saw the last of the racewalking events included and a 1600 m medley relay was tried but dropped for future games. This same year a men's heptathlon and women's pentathlon were successfully introduced as non-championship events and have remained in place since.

In 1997 the women's pole vault entered the fray – two years before it made an appearance at the games' outdoor counterpart.

The 200 m has been absent since the 2006 championships in Moscow, as it was deemed unfair. Its results had become too predictable. Because of the tight bends involved, athletes not drawn in one of the outside lanes had next to no chance of winning.

Outstanding achievements

Seven gold medals

Mozambique's Maria de Lurdes Mutola won seven gold, one silver and one bronze medal in the women's 800 m from 1993 to 2008.

Natalya Nazarova has won seven gold and one silver medal from 1999 to 2008 in the 400 m and 4 × 400 m relay.

Five gold medals

Cuban Iván Pedroso won five straight golds in the men's long jump from 1993–2001.
Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria won five gold medals in the women's high jump.

Four gold medals

Championship records

Men

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRefVideo
60 m6.42Maurice Greene United States7 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan[2]
400 m45.11Nery Brenes Costa Rica10 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[3][3]
800 m1:42.67Wilson Kipketer Denmark9 March 19971997 World ChampionshipsFrance Paris, France[4]
1500 m3:33.77Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia7 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan
3000 m7:34.71Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia9 March 19971997 World ChampionshipsFrance Paris, France
60 m hurdles7.34Dayron Robles Cuba14 March 20102010 World ChampionshipsQatar Doha, Qatar[4][5]
High jump2.43 mJavier Sotomayor Cuba4 March 19891989 World ChampionshipsHungary Budapest, Hungary
Pole vault6.02 mRenaud Lavillenie France17 March 20162016 World ChampionshipsUnited States Portland, United States[5]
Long jump8.62 mIván Pedroso Cuba7 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan
Triple jump17.90 mTeddy Tamgho France14 March 20102010 World ChampionshipsQatar Doha, Qatar[6][6]
Shot put22.24 mUlf Timmermann East Germany7 March 19871987 World ChampionshipsUnited States Indianapolis, United States
Heptathlon6645 ptsAshton Eaton United States9–10 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[7]
6.79 (60 m), 8.16 m (long jump), 14.56 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump) / 7.68 (60 m hurdles), 5.20 m (pole vault), 2:32.77 (1000 m)
4 × 400 m relay3:02.13Kyle Clemons
David Verburg
Kind Butler III
Calvin Smith Jr.
 United States9 March 20142014 World ChampionshipsPoland Sopot, Poland[8][7]

Women

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRefVideo
60 m6.95Gail Devers United States12 March 19931993 World ChampionshipsCanada Toronto, Canada
400 m50.04Olesya Forsheva Russia12 March 20062006 World ChampionshipsRussia Moscow, Russia
800 m1:56.90Ludmila Formanová Czech Republic7 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan
1500 m3:59.41 XYuliya Fomenko Russia9 March 20082008 World ChampionshipsSpain Valencia, Spain
3:59.75Gelete Burka Ethiopia9 March 20082008 World ChampionshipsSpain Valencia, Spain
3000 m8:33.82Elly van Hulst Netherlands4 March 19891989 World ChampionshipsHungary Budapest, Hungary
60 m hurdles7.72Lolo Jones United States13 March 20102010 World ChampionshipsQatar Doha, Qatar[9]
High jump2.05 mStefka Kostadinova Bulgaria8 March 19871987 World ChampionshipsUnited States Indianapolis, United States
Pole vault4.90 mJennifer Suhr United States17 March 20162016 World ChampionshipsUnited States Portland, United States[10]
Long jump7.23 mBrittney Reese United States11 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[11][8]
Triple jump15.36 mTatyana Lebedeva Russia6 March 20042004 World ChampionshipsHungary Budapest, Hungary
Shot put20.85 mNadzeya Ostapchuk Belarus14 March 20102010 World ChampionshipsQatar Doha, Qatar[12]
Pentathlon5013 ptsNataliya Dobrynska Ukraine9 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[13]
8.38 (60 m hurdles), 1.84 m (high jump), 16.51 m (shot put), 6.57 m (long jump), 2:11.15 (800 m)
4 × 400 m relay3:23.88Olesya Forsheva
Olga Kotlyarova
Tatyana Levina
Natalya Nazarova
 Russia7 March 20042004 World ChampionshipsHungary Budapest, Hungary

X = annulled due to doping violation

Heptathlon disciplines

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRefVideo
60 m6.61Chris Huffins United States8 March 19971997 World ChampionshipsFrance Paris, France
Long jump8.16 mAshton Eaton United States9 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[14][9]
Shot put17.17 mAleksey Drozdov Russia12 March 20102010 World ChampionshipsQatar Doha, Qatar[15]
High jump2.21 mAndrei Krauchanka Belarus7 March 20142014 World ChampionshipsPoland Sopot, Poland[16]
60 m hurdles7.64Ashton Eaton United States8 March 20142014 World ChampionshipsPoland Sopot, Poland[17]
Pole vault5.50 mErki Nool Estonia7 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan
1000 m2:29.04Curtis Beach United States19 March 20162016 ChampionshipsUnited States Portland, United States[18]

Pentathlon disciplines

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRef
60 m hurdles7.91Jessica Ennis Great Britain9 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[19]
High jump1.99 mTia Hellebaut Belgium7 March 20082008 World ChampionshipsSpain Valencia, Spain
Shot put17.18 mNataliya Dobrynska Ukraine7 March 20082008 World ChampionshipsSpain Valencia, Spain
Long jump6.69 mNatalya Sazanovich Belarus9 March 20012001 World ChampionshipsPortugal Lisbon, Portugal
800 m2:08.09Jessica Ennis Great Britain9 March 20122012 World ChampionshipsTurkey Istanbul, Turkey[20]

Records in defunct events

Men's events

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRef
200 m20.10Frank Fredericks Namibia6 March 19991999 World ChampionshipsJapan Maebashi, Japan
5000 m walk18:23.55Mikhail Shchennikov Soviet Union10 March 19911991 World ChampionshipsSpain Seville, Spain
Distance medley relay
(non-championship event)
3:15.10Mark Everett
James Trapp
Kevin Little
Butch Reynolds
 United States14 March 19931993 World ChampionshipsCanada Toronto, Canada

Women's events

EventRecordAthleteNationDateChampionshipsPlaceRef
200 m22.15Irina Privalova Russia14 March 19931993 World ChampionshipsCanada Toronto, Canada
3000 m walk11:49.73Yelena Nikolayeva Russia12 March 19931993 World ChampionshipsCanada Toronto, Canada
Distance medley relay
(non-championship event)
3:45.90Joetta Clark
Wendy Vereen
Kim Batten
Jearl Miles
 United States14 March 19931993 World ChampionshipsCanada Toronto, Canada

All-time medal table 1985–2016

Updated after 2016 Championships

 Rank NationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States1146971254
2 Russia524845145
3 Ethiopia2391345
4 Soviet Union19171753
5 Great Britain18332778
6 Jamaica17211149
7 Germany16232261
8 Cuba16161648
9 France13122045
10 East Germany127524
11 Sweden118827
12 Kenya10141428
13 Ukraine9141134
14 Romania910928
15 Bulgaria95721
16 Canada831526
17 Australia79521
18 Czech Republic781025
19 Morocco76720
20 Mozambique7119
21 Italy661224
22 Netherlands62311
23 Ireland62210
24 Greece53412
25 Brazil44614
26 Portugal44412
27 New Zealand4149
28 Belarus312823
29 Poland391628
30 Bahamas371020
31 China36716
32 Kazakhstan3519
33 South Africa3327
34 Spain2201335
35 Nigeria26311
36 Czechoslovakia2428
37  Switzerland2136
 Croatia2136
39 Sudan2114
40 Grenada2002
40 Costa Rica2002
42 Belgium1438
43 Denmark1315
44 Hungary1236
45 Qatar1225
46 Burundi1203
47 Bahrain1135
48 Bermuda1113
49 Ghana1102
 Namibia1102
51 Norway1023
52 Algeria1012
53 Finland1001
 Djibouti1001
 Venezuela1001
55 Austria0303
56 Trinidad and Tobago0246
57 Slovenia0224
58 Iceland0213
59 Cameroon0202
 Estonia0202
 Saint Kitts and Nevis0202
 Côte d'Ivoire0202
63 Barbados0112
 Latvia0112
 Serbia0112
66 Botswana0101
 Cayman Islands0101
 Panama0101
 Turkey0101
 United States Virgin Islands0101
71 Japan0033
72 Lithuania0022
 Mexico0022
 FR Yugoslavia0022
75 Antigua and Barbuda0011
 British Virgin Islands0011
 Chile0011
 Democratic Republic of the Congo0011
 Dominican Republic0011
 Saudi Arabia0011
 Senegal0011
 Suriname0011
Total4454524561353

See also

References

  1. ^ +1 non-championship event
  2. ^ +4 non-championship events
  3. ^ "400 Metres Results". IAAF. 10 March 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "60 Metres Hurdles Results" (PDF). IAAF. 14 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). IAAF. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Triple Jump Results" (PDF). IAAF. 14 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Heptathlon Results" (PDF). IAAF. 10 March 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Men's 4x400 metres relay Results". IAAF. 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "60 Metres Hurdles Results" (PDF). IAAF. 13 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "Pole Vault Results" (PDF). IAAF. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016. 
  11. ^ "Long Jump Results" (PDF). IAAF. 11 March 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). IAAF. 14 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2012. 
  13. ^ "Pentathlon Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 March 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 
  14. ^ "Long Jump Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 March 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 August 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  15. ^ "Shot Put Results" (PDF). IAAF. 12 March 2010. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  16. ^ "Heptathlon – High Jump Results Summary". IAAF. 7 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  17. ^ "Heptathlon – 60m Hurdles Results Summary". IAAF. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  18. ^ "1000m Heptathlon Results" (PDF). IAAF. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  19. ^ "60 Metres Hurdles Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  20. ^ "800 Metres Results" (PDF). IAAF. 9 March 2012. Retrieved 10 March 2012. 

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