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2003 World Championships in Athletics
IX World Championships in Athletics
Championnats du monde d'athlétisme-Saint-Denis, France
Paris 2003 IAAF.jpg
Host citySaint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
Nations participating198
Athletes participating1679
Dates23 August - 31 August
Officially opened byPresident Jacques Chirac
Main venueStade de France

The 9th World Championships in Athletics, under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations, were held from 23 August to 31 August 2003 in the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.

Men's results

Track

1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Kim Collins
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
10.07 Darrel Brown
 Trinidad and Tobago
10.08 Darren Campbell
 Great Britain
10.08
(SB)
200 m
details
John Capel
 United States
20.30 Darvis Patton
 United States
20.31 Shingo Suetsugu
 Japan
20.38
400 m
details
Tyree Washington
 United States
44.771 Marc Raquil
 France
44.79
(NR)
Michael Blackwood
 Jamaica
44.80
800 m
details
Djabir Saïd-Guerni
 Algeria
1:44.81 Yuriy Borzakovskiy
 Russia
1:44.84 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
 South Africa
1:44.90
1500 m
details
Hicham El Guerrouj
 Morocco
3:31.77 Mehdi Baala
 France
3:32.31 Ivan Heshko
 Ukraine
3:33.17
5000 m
details
Eliud Kipchoge
 Kenya
12:52.79
(CR)
Hicham El Guerrouj
 Morocco
12:52.83 Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
12:53.12
10,000 m
details
Kenenisa Bekele
 Ethiopia
26:49.57
(CR)
Haile Gebrselassie
 Ethiopia
26:50.77
(SB)
Sileshi Sihine
 Ethiopia
27:01.44
Marathon
details
Jaouad Gharib
 Morocco
2:08:31
(CR)
Julio Rey
 Spain
2:08:38 Stefano Baldini
 Italy
2:09:14
110 m hurdles
details
Allen Johnson
 United States
13.12 Terrence Trammell
 United States
13.20
(SB)
Liu Xiang
 China
13.23
400 m hurdles
details
Félix Sánchez
 Dominican Republic
47.25
(WL)
Joey Woody
 United States
48.18
(SB)
Periklís Iakovákis
 Greece
48.24
3000 m steeplechase
details
Saif Saaeed Shaheen
 Qatar
8:04.39 Ezekiel Kemboi
 Kenya
8:05.11 Eliseo Martin
 Spain
8:09.09
(PB)
20 km race walk
details
Jefferson Pérez
 Ecuador
1:17:21
(WBP)
Paquillo Fernández
 Spain
1:18:00
(SB)
Roman Rasskazov
 Russia
1:18:07
(SB)
50 km race walk
details
Robert Korzeniowski
 Poland
3:36:03
(WBP)
German Skurygin
 Russia
3:36:42
(NR)
Andreas Erm
 Germany
3:37:46
(NR)
4 x 100 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
John Capel
Bernard Williams
Darvis Patton
Joshua J. Johnson
38.06  Brazil (BRA)
Vicente de Lima
Édson Ribeiro
André da Silva
Cláudio Roberto Souza
38.26
(SB)
 Netherlands (NED)
Timothy Beck
Troy Douglas
Patrick van Balkom
Caimin Douglas
Guus Hoogmoed*
38.87
4 x 400 m relay
details
 France (FRA)
Leslie Djhone
Naman Keïta
Stéphane Diagana
Marc Raquil
Ahmed Douhou*
2:58.962
(NR)
 Jamaica (JAM)
Brandon Simpson
Danny McFarlane
Davian Clarke
Michael Blackwood
Michael Campbell*
Lansford Spence*
2:59.60
(SB)
 Bahamas (BAH)
Avard Moncur
Dennis Darling
Nathaniel McKinney
Chris Brown
Carl Oliver*
3:00.53
(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 Jerome Young of the United States originally finished first in 44.50, but was disqualified after he tested positive for drugs in 2004.
2 The United States (Calvin Harrison, Tyree Washington, Derrick Brew, Jerome Young) originally finished first in 2:58.88, but were disqualified after Jerome Young and Calvin Harrison both tested positive for drugs in 2004.

Field

1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Jacques Freitag
 South Africa
2.35
(SB)
Stefan Holm
 Sweden
2.32 Mark Boswell
 Canada
2.32
(SB)
Long jump
details
Dwight Phillips
 United States
8.32 James Beckford
 Jamaica
8.28
(SB)
Yago Lamela
 Spain
8.22
Pole vault
details
Giuseppe Gibilisco
 Italy
5.90
(NR)
Okkert Brits
 South Africa
5.85
(SB)
Patrik Kristiansson
 Sweden
5.85
(PB)
Triple jump
details
Christian Olsson
 Sweden
17.72 Yoandri Betanzos
 Cuba
17.28
(SB)
Leevan Sands
 Bahamas
17.26
Shot put
details
Andrei Mikhnevich
 Belarus
21.69
(PB)
Adam Nelson
 United States
21.26 Yuriy Bilonoh
 Ukraine
21.10
Discus
details
Virgilijus Alekna
 Lithuania
69.69
(SB)
Róbert Fazekas
 Hungary
69.01 Vasiliy Kaptyukh
 Belarus
66.51
(SB)
Javelin
details
Sergey Makarov
 Russia
85.44 Andrus Värnik
 Estonia
85.17 Boris Henry
 Germany
84.74
Hammer
details
Ivan Tikhon
 Belarus
83.05 Adrián Annus
 Hungary
80.36 Koji Murofushi
 Japan
80.12
Decathlon
details
Tom Pappas
 United States
8750 Roman ?ebrle
 Czech Republic
8634 Dmitry Karpov
 Kazakhstan
8374
(NR)
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

1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m
details
Torri Edwards
 United States
10.93
(PB)
Chandra Sturrup
 Bahamas
11.02 Ekaterini Thanou
 Greece
11.03
(SB)
200 m
details
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya
 Russia
22.38
(PB)
Torri Edwards
 United States
22.47 Muriel Hurtis
 France
22.59
400 m
details
Ana Guevara
 Mexico
48.89
(PB)
Lorraine Fenton
 Jamaica
49.43
(SB)
Amy Mbacke Thiam
 Senegal
49.95
(SB)
800 m
details
Maria Mutola
 Mozambique
1:59.89 Kelly Holmes
 Great Britain
2:00.18 Natalya Khrushchelyova
 Russia
2:00.29
1,500 m
details
Tatyana Tomashova
 Russia
3:58.52
(CR)
Süreyya Ayhan
 Turkey
3:59.04 Hayley Tullett
 Great Britain
3:59.95
(PB)
5,000 m
details
Tirunesh Dibaba
 Ethiopia
14:51.72 Marta Dominguez
 Spain
14:52.26 Edith Masai
 Kenya
14:52.30
10,000 m
details
Berhane Adere
 Ethiopia
30:04.18
(CR)
Werknesh Kidane
 Ethiopia
30:07.15
(PB)
Sun Yingjie
 China
30:07.20
(PB)
Marathon
details
Catherine Ndereba
 Kenya
2:23:55
(CR)
Mizuki Noguchi
 Japan
2:24:14 Masako Chiba
 Japan
2:25:09
100 m hurdles
details
Perdita Felicien
 Canada
12.53
(NR)
Brigitte Foster
 Jamaica
12.57 Miesha McKelvy
 United States
12.67
400 m hurdles
details
Jana Pittman
 Australia
53.22
(PB)
Sandra Glover
 United States
53.65
(SB)
Yuliya Pechonkina
 Russia
53.71
20 km walk
details
Yelena Nikolayeva
 Russia
1:26:52
(CR)
Gillian O'Sullivan
 Ireland
1:27:34 Valentina Tsybulskaya
 Belarus
1:28:10
(NR)
4 × 100 m relay
details
 France (FRA)
Patricia Girard-Léno
Muriel Hurtis
Sylviane Félix
Christine Arron
41.78
(WL)
 United States (USA)
Angela Williams
Chryste Gaines
Inger Miller
Torri Edwards
Lauryn Williams*
41.83
(SB)
 Russia (RUS)
Olga Fyodorova
Yuliya Tabakova
Marina Kislova
Larisa Kruglova
42.66
4 × 400 m relay
details
 United States (USA)
Demetria Washington
Jearl Miles Clark
Me'Lisa Barber
Sanya Richards
DeeDee Trotter*
3:22.63
(WL)
 Russia (RUS)
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya
Natalya Nazarova
Olesya Zykina
Yuliya Pechonkina (Nosova)
Svetlana Pospelova*
Svetlana Goncharenko*
3:22.91
(SB)
 Jamaica (JAM)
Allison Beckford
Lorraine Fenton (Graham)
Ronetta Smith
Sandie Richards
Michelle Burgher*
3:22.92
(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 medalists who ran in preliminary rounds.

Field

1999 | 2001 | 2003 | 2005 | 2007

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
details
Hestrie Cloete
 South Africa
2.06
(WL, AR)
Marina Kuptsova
 Russia
2.00 Kajsa Bergqvist
 Sweden
2.00
Pole vault
details
Svetlana Feofanova
 Russia
4.75
(CR)
Annika Becker
 Germany
4.70
(SB)
Yelena Isinbayeva
 Russia
4.65
Long jump
details
Eunice Barber
 France
6.99
(SB)
Tatyana Kotova
 Russia
6.74 Anju Bobby George
 India
6.70
(SB)
Triple jump
details
Tatyana Lebedeva
 Russia
15.18
(SB)
Françoise Mbango Etone
 Cameroon
15.05
(AR)
Magdelin Martinez
 Italy
14.90
(NR)
Shot put
details
Svetlana Krivelyova
 Russia
20.63 Nadzeya Astapchuk
 Belarus
20.12
(PB)
Vita Pavlysh
 Ukraine
20.08
(SB)
Discus throw
details
Irina Yatchenko
 Belarus
67.32
(SB)
Anastasia Kelesidou
 Greece
67.14
(SB)
Ekaterini Voggoli
 Greece
66.73
(PB)
Hammer throw
details
Yipsi Moreno
 Cuba
73.33 Olga Kuzenkova
 Russia
71.71 Manuela Montebrun
 France
70.92
Javelin throw
details
Mirela Manjani
 Greece
66.52
(WL)
Tatyana Shikolenko
 Russia
63.28 Steffi Nerius
 Germany
62.70
Heptathlon
details
Carolina Klüft
 Sweden
7001
(WL)
Eunice Barber
 France
6755
(SB)
Natallia Sazanovich
 Belarus
6524
(SB)
Swedish Carolina Klüft won with big margin following a breaking of her personal best in six of the seven events and the totals. She was the third woman ever to score more than 7000 points.
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)

Medal table

  *   Host nation (France)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)87116
2 Russia (RUS)77519
3 France (FRA)*3328
4 Ethiopia (ETH)3227
5 Belarus (BLR)3137
6 Sweden (SWE)2125
7 Kenya (KEN)2114
 South Africa (RSA)2114
9 Morocco (MAR)2103
10 Greece (GRE)1135
11 Cuba (CUB)1102
12 Italy (ITA)1023
13 Canada (CAN)1012
14 Algeria (ALG)1001
 Australia (AUS)1001
 Dominican Republic (DOM)1001
 Ecuador (ECU)1001
 Lithuania (LTU)1001
 Mexico (MEX)1001
 Mozambique (MOZ)1001
 Poland (POL)1001
 Qatar (QAT)1001
 Saint Kitts and Nevis (SKN)1001
24 Jamaica (JAM)0426
25 Spain (ESP)0325
26 Hungary (HUN)0202
27 Germany (GER)0134
 Japan (JPN)0134
29 Bahamas (BAH)0123
 Great Britain (GBR)0123
31 Brazil (BRA)0101
 Cameroon (CMR)0101
 Czech Republic (CZE)0101
 Estonia (EST)0101
 Ireland (IRL)0101
 Trinidad and Tobago (TRI)0101
 Turkey (TUR)0101
38 Ukraine (UKR)0033
39 China (CHN)0022
40 India (IND)0011
 Kazakhstan (KAZ)0011
 Netherlands (NED)0011
 Senegal (SEN)0011
Totals (43 nations)464646138
Source: [1]

References

For more information about these results including in-depth results of all heats and finals that include photo finish, wind readings and reaction times see the link below.


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