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1987 IAAF World Indoor Championships

1st IAAF World Indoor Championships
Host city Indianapolis, United States
Date(s) March 6–8
Main stadium Hoosier Dome
Participation 419 athletes from
85 nations
Events 24

The 1st IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics were held in Indianapolis, United States from March 6 to March 8, 1987. The championship had previously been known as the World Indoor Games, which were held once before changing the name.

Being the second championship of its kind, there were a lot of championship records. New championship records were set for every single women event. There were a total number of 419 participating athletes from 85 countries.

Contents

  • Results 1
    • Men 1.1
    • Women 1.2
  • Medal table 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Results

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m
 Lee McRae (USA) 6.50
(CR)
 Mark Witherspoon (USA) 6.54  Pierfrancesco Pavoni (ITA) 6.59
200 m
 Kirk Baptiste (USA) 20.73
(CR)
 Bruno Marie-Rose (FRA) 20.89  Robson da Silva (BRA) 20.92
400 m
 Antonio McKay (USA) 45.98  Roberto Hernández (CUB) 46.09  Michael Franks (USA) 46.19
800 m
 José Luiz Barbosa (BRA) 1:47.49  Vladimir Graudyn (URS) 1:47.68  Faouzi Lahbi (MAR) 1:47.79
1,500 m
 Marcus O'Sullivan (IRL) 3:39.04
(CR)
 José Manuel Abascal (ESP) 3:39.13  Han Kulker (NED) 3:39.51
3,000 m
 Frank O'Mara (IRL) 8.03.32  Paul Donovan (IRL) 8.03.39  Terry Brahm (USA) 8:03.92
60 m hurdles
 Tonie Campbell (USA) 7.51
(CR)
 Stéphane Caristan (FRA) 7.62  Nigel Walker (GBR) 7.66
High jump
 Igor Paklin (URS) 2.38
(CR)
 Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (URS) 2.38  Ján Zvara (TCH) 2.34
Pole vault
 Sergey Bubka (URS) 5.85
(CR)
 Earl Bell (USA) 5.80  Thierry Vigneron (FRA) 5.80
Long jump
 Larry Myricks (USA) 8.23
(CR)
 Paul Emordi (NGR) 8.01  Giovanni Evangelisti (ITA) 8.01
Triple jump
 Mike Conley (USA) 17.54
(CR)
 Oleg Protsenko (URS) 17.26  Frank Rutherford (BAH) 17.02
Shot put
 Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 22.24
(CR)
 Werner Günthör (SUI) 21.61  Sergey Smirnov (URS) 20.67
5,000 m walk
 Mikhail Shchennikov (URS) 18:27.79
(CR)
 Jozef Pribilinec (TCH) 18:27.80  Ernesto Canto (MEX) 18:38.71
  • Ben Johnson of Canada originally won the 60 metre with the time 6.45 and was awarded the gold medal, but was later disqualified after the Canadian doping investigation (the Dubin inquiry) instigated by his doping positive at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.[1]

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 m
 Nelli Fiere-Cooman (NED) 7.08
(CR)
 Anelia Nuneva (BUL) 7.10  Angela Bailey (CAN) 7.12
200 m
 Heike Drechsler (GDR) 22.27
(CR)
 Merlene Ottey (JAM) 22.66  Grace Jackson (JAM) 23.21
400 m
 Sabine Busch (GDR) 51.66
(CR)
 Lillie Leatherwood (USA) 52.54   )HUN( 52.68
800 m
 Christine Wachtel (GDR) 2:01.32
(CR)
 Gabriela Sedláková (TCH) 2:01.85  Lyubov Kiryukhina (URS) 2:01.98
1,500 m
 Doina Melinte (ROU) 4:05.68
(CR)
 Tatyana Dorovskikh (URS) 4:07.08  Svetlana Kitova (URS) 4:07.59
3,000 m
 Tatyana Dorovskikh (URS) 8:46.52
(CR)
 Olga Bondarenko (URS) 8:47.08  Maricica Puică (ROU) 8:47.92
60 m hurdles
 Cornelia Oschkenat (GDR) 7.82
(CR)
 Yordanka Donkova (BUL) 7.85  Ginka Zagorcheva (BUL) 7.99
High jump
 Stefka Kostadinova (BUL) 2.05
(CR)
 Susanne Beyer (GDR) 2.02  Emilia Dragieva (BUL) 2.00
Long jump
 Heike Drechsler (GDR) 7.10
(CR)
 Helga Radtke (GDR) 6.94  Yelena Belevskaya (URS) 6.76
Shot put
 Natalya Lisovskaya (URS) 20.52
(CR)
 Ilona Briesenick (GDR) 20.28  Claudia Losch (FRG) 20.14
3,000 m walk
 Olga Krishtop (URS) 12:05.49
(CR)
 Giuliana Salce (ITA) 12:36.76  Ann Peel (CAN) 12:38.97
  • Angella Issajenko of Canada originally came second at the 60 metre with the time 7.08 and was awarded the silver medal, but was later disqualified after the Canadian doping investigation (the Dubin inquiry).[1]

Medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 6 5 4 15
2  United States 6 3 2 11
3  East Germany 6 3 0 9
4  Ireland 2 1 0 3
5  Bulgaria 1 2 2 5
6  Brazil 1 0 1 2
 Netherlands 1 0 1 2
 Romania 1 0 1 2
9  Czechoslovakia 0 2 1 3
 France 0 2 1 3
11  Italy 0 1 2 3
12  Jamaica 0 1 1 2
13  Cuba 0 1 0 1
 Nigeria 0 1 0 1
 Spain 0 1 0 1
  Switzerland 0 1 0 1
17  Canada 0 0 2 2
18  Bahamas 0 0 1 1
 Hungary 0 0 1 1
 Mexico 0 0 1 1
 Morocco 0 0 1 1
 United Kingdom 0 0 1 1
 West Germany 0 0 1 1

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Mark Butler (ed.), "DOPING VIOLATIONS AT IAAF WORLD INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS", IAAF Statistics Book – World Indoor Championships SOPOT 2014 (PDF),  

External links

  • GBR Athletics
  • Athletics Australia


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