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1999 IAAF World Championships

The 7th IAAF World Championships in athletics were held in Seville, Spain, Aug. 20-29, 1999. Note that (WR) indicates world record while (=WR) indicates the record was tied.

Final Medal Standings

  GSBTotal
1United States113317
2Russia63413
3Germany44412
4Great Britain1427
5Greece2226
 Kenya1416
 Jamaica0156
8Morocco2215
 Ethiopia2035
10Six countries tied with 4 medals each.

MEN

Event Time 
100 metersMaurice Greene, USA9.80 
200 metersMaurice Greene, USA19.90 
400 metersMichael Johnson, USA43.18WR
800 metersWilson Kipketer, DEN1:43.30 
1500 metersHicham El Guerrouj, MOR3:27.65 
5000 metersSalah Hissou, MOR12:58.13 
10,000 metersHaile Gebrselassie, ETH27:57.27 
MarathonAbel Anton, SPA2:13:36 
4x100m relayUSA (Drummond,
Montgomery, Lewis, Greene)
37.59 
4x400m relayUSA (Davis, Pettigrew,
Taylor, Johnson)
2:56.45 
110m hurdlesColin Jackson, GBR13.04 
400m hurdlesFabrizio Mori, ITA47.72 
3000m steepleChristopher Koskei, KEN8:11.76 
20k walkIlya Markov, RUS1:23:34 
50k walkGerman Skurygin, RUS3:44:23 
Event Hgt/Dist  
High JumpVyacheslav Voronin, RUS7-91/4 
Pole VaultMaksim Tarasov, RUS19-9  
Long JumpIvan Pedroso, CUB28-1  
Triple JumpCharles Michael Friedek, GER57-81/2 
Shot PutC.J. Hunter, USA71-6  
DiscusAnthony Washington, USA226-7  
HammerKarsten Kobs, GER263-3  
JavelinAki Parviainen, FIN293-8  
DecathlonTomas Dvorak, CZE8744 pts  

WOMEN

Event Time 
100 metersMarion Jones, USA10.70 
200 metersInger Miller, USA21.77 
400 metersCathy Freeman, AUS49.67 
800 metersLudmila Formanova, CZE1:56.68 
1500 metersSvetlana Masterkova, RUS3:59.53 
5000 metersGabriela Szabo, ROM14:41.82 
10,000 metersGete Wami, ETH30:24.56 
MarathonJong Song-Ok, N. Kor.2:26:59 
4x100m relayBahamas (Fynes, Sturrup, Davis-Thompson, Ferguson)41.92 
4x400m relayRussia (Chebykina, Goncharenko, Kotlyarova, Nazarova)3:21.98 
100m hurdlesGail Devers, USA12.37 
400m hurdlesDaima Pernia, CUB52.89 
20k walkHongyu Liu, CHN1:30:50 
Event Hgt/Dist  
High JumpInga Babakova, UKR6-61/4 
Pole VaultStacy Dragila, USA15-1 =WR
Long JumpNiurka Montalvo, SPA23-2  
Triple JumpParaskevi Tsiamita, GRE48-10  
Shot PutAstrid Kumbernuss, GER65-11/2 
DiscusFranka Dietzsch, GER223-6  
HammerMihaela Melinte, ROM246-83/4 
JavelinMirela Manjani-Tzelili, GRE220-1  
HeptathlonEunice Barber, FRA6861 pts  

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