1985 IAAF World Indoor Games

The World Indoor Games were arranged by the IAAF and held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from January 18 to January 19, 1985. In 1987 the championship was renamed to the IAAF World Indoor Championships and gained official status. There were a total number of 319 participating athletes from 69 countries.[1]

IAAF World Indoor Games
Paris1985logo
Host cityParis, France
Date(s)18–19 January
Main stadiumPalais Omnisports Paris-Bercy
Participation319 athletes from
69 nations
Events24

Results

Men

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
Ben Johnson
 Canada
6.62 Sam Graddy
 United States
6.63 Ronald Desruelles
 Belgium
6.68
200 metres
Aleksandr Yevgenyev
 Soviet Union
20.95 Ade Mafe
 Great Britain
20.96 João Batista da Silva
 Brazil
21.19
400 metres
Thomas Schönlebe
 East Germany
45.60 Todd Bennett
 Great Britain
45.97 Mark Rowe
 United States
46.31
800 metres
Colomán Trabado
 Spain
1:47.42 Benjamín González
 Spain
1:47.94 Ikem Billy
 Great Britain
1:48.28
1500 metres
Michael Hillardt
 Australia
3:40.27 José Luis González
 Spain
3:41.36 Joseph Chesire
 Kenya
3:41.38
3000 metres
João Campos
 Portugal
7:57.63 Don Clary
 United States
7:57.78 Ivan Uvizl
 Czechoslovakia
7:57.92
60 metres hurdles
Stéphane Caristan
 France
7.67 Javier Moracho
 Spain
7.69 Jon Ridgeon
 Great Britain
7.70
5000 metres walk
Gérard Lelièvre
 France
19:06.20 Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
19:11.41 Dave Smith
 Australia
19:16.04
High jump
Patrik Sjöberg
 Sweden
2.32 Javier Sotomayor
 Cuba
2.30 Othmane Belfaa
 Algeria
2.27
NR
Pole vault
Sergey Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.75 Thierry Vigneron
 France
5.70 Vasiliy Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.60
Long jump
Jan Leitner
 Czechoslovakia
7.96 Gyula Pálóczi
 Hungary
7.94 Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy
7.88
Triple jump
Khristo Markov
 Bulgaria
17.22 Lázaro Betancourt
 Cuba
17.15 Lázaro Balcindes
 Cuba
16.83
Shot put
Remigius Machura
 Czechoslovakia
21.22 Udo Beyer
 East Germany
21.10 Jānis Bojārs
 Soviet Union
19.94

Women

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres
Silke Gladisch
 East Germany
7.20 Heather Oakes
 Great Britain
7.21 Christelle Bulteau
 France
7.34
200 metres
Marita Koch
 East Germany
23.09 Marie-Christine Cazier
 France
23.33 Kim Robertson
 New Zealand
23.69 (NR)
400 metres
Diane Dixon
 United States
53.35 Regine Berg
 Belgium
53.81 Charmaine Crooks
 Canada
54.08
800 metres
Cristieana Cojocaru
 Romania
2:04.22 Jane Finch
 Great Britain
2:04.71 Mariana Simeanu
 Romania
2:05.51
1500 metres
Elly van Hulst
 Netherlands
4:11.41 Fiţa Lovin
 Romania
4:11.42 Brit McRoberts
 Canada
4:11.83
3000 metres
Debbie Scott
 Canada
9:04.99 Agnese Possamai
 Italy
9:09.66 PattiSue Plumer
 United States
9:12.12
60 metres hurdles
Xénia Siska
 Hungary
8.03 Laurence Elloy
 France
8.08 Anne Piquereau
 France
8.10
3000 metres walk
Giuliana Salce
 Italy
12:53.42 Yan Hong
 China
13:06.66 Ann Peel
 Canada
13:06.97
High jump
Stefka Kostadinova
 Bulgaria
1.97 Susanne Lorentzon
 Sweden
1.94 Debbie Brill
 Canada
1.90
Danuta Bułkowska
 Poland
Silvia Costa
 Cuba
Long jump
Helga Radtke
 East Germany
6.88 Tatyana Rodionova
 Soviet Union
6.72 Nijolė Medvedeva
 Soviet Union
6.44
Shot put
Natalya Lisovskaya
 Soviet Union
20.07 Ines Müller
 East Germany
19.68 Nunu Abashidze
 Soviet Union
18.82

Medals table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany (GDR)4206
2 Soviet Union (URS)3148
3 France (FRA)2327
4 Canada (CAN)2046
5 Czechoslovakia (TCH)2013
6 Bulgaria (BUL)2002
7 Spain (ESP)1304
8 United States (USA)1225
9 Italy (ITA)1214
10 Romania (ROU)1113
11 Hungary (HUN)1102
 Sweden (SWE)1102
13 Australia (AUS)1012
14 Netherlands (NED)1001
 Portugal (POR)1001
16 Great Britain (GBR)0426
17 Cuba (CUB)0224
18 Belgium (BEL)0112
19 China (CHN)0101
20 Algeria (ALG)0011
 Brazil (BRA)0011
 Kenya (KEN)0011
 New Zealand (NZL)0011
 Poland (POL)0011
Totals (24 nations)24242674

Participating nations

See also

References

  1. ^ 1985: World Indoor Games Archived 2010-03-05 at the Wayback Machine. Doha 2010. Retrieved on 2010-03-04.
1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 1500 metres

The men's 1500 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 and 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 3000 metres

The men's 3000 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 and 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 400 metres

The men's 400 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 and 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 60 metres

The men's 60 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 60 metres hurdles

The men's 60 metres hurdles event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's 800 metres

The men's 800 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 and 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's high jump

The men's high jump event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's long jump

The men's long jump event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's pole vault

The men's pole vault event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's shot put

The men's shot put event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Men's triple jump

The men's triple jump event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's 1500 metres

The women's 1500 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's 3000 metres

The women's 3000 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's 400 metres

The women's 400 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's 60 metres hurdles

The women's 60 metres hurdles event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's 800 metres

The women's 800 metres event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's high jump

The women's high jump event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's long jump

The women's long jump event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 19 January.

1985 IAAF World Indoor Games – Women's shot put

The women's shot put event at the 1985 IAAF World Indoor Games was held at the Palais Omnisports Paris-Bercy on 18 January.

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