1987 World Championships in Athletics

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2nd World Championships in Athletics

Host city
Rome, Italy

Nations participating
159

Athletes participating
1451

Events
43

Dates
August 28 – September 6, 1987

Main venue
Stadio Olimpico

<  1983 Helsinki
1991 Tokyo  >

The 2nd World Championships in Athletics under the auspices of the International Association of Athletics Federations were held in the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy between August 28 and September 6, 1987.

Contents

1 Men’s results

1.1 Track
1.2 Field

2 Women’s results

2.1 Track
2.2 Field

3 Exhibition events
4 Medal table
5 See also
6 References

Men’s results[edit]
Track[edit]
1983 | 1987 | 1991 | 1993 | 1995

Games
Gold
Silver
Bronze

100 m
details
Carl Lewis
 United States
9.931WR=
Ray Stewart
 Jamaica
10.08
Linford Christie
 Great Britain
10.14

200 m
details
Calvin Smith
 United States
20.16
Gilles Quénéhervé
 France
20.16
John Regis
 Great Britain
20.18

400 m
details
Thomas Schönlebe
 East Germany
44.33
AR
Innocent Egbunike
 Nigeria
44.56
Butch Reynolds
 United States
44.80

800 m
details
Billy Konchellah
 Kenya
1:43.06
CR
Peter Elliott
 Great Britain
1:43.41
José Luiz Barbosa
 Brazil
1:43.76

1,500 m
details
Abdi Bile
 Somalia
3:36.80
José Luis González
 Spain
3:38.03
Jim Spivey
 United States
3:38.82

5,000 m
details
Saïd Aouita
 Morocco
13:26.44
Domingos Castro
 Portugal
13:27.59
Jack Buckner
 Great Britain
13:27.74

10,000 m
details
Paul Kipkoech
 Kenya
27:38.63
CR
Francesco Panetta
 Italy
27:48.98
Hansjörg Kunze
 East Germany
27:50.37

Marathon
details
Douglas Wakiihuri
 Kenya
2:11:48
Hussein Ahmed Salah
 Djibouti
2:12:30
Gelindo Bordin
 Italy
2:12:40

110 m hurdles
details
Greg Foster
 United States
13.21
Jon Ridgeon
 Great Britain
13.29
Colin Jackson
 Great Britain
13.38

400 m hurdles
details
Edwin Moses
 United States
47.46
CR
Danny Harris
 United States
47.48
Harald Schmid
 West Germany
47.48
AR

3,000 m st.
details
Francesco Panetta
 Italy
8:08.57
CR
Hagen Melzer
 East Germany
8:10.32
William Van Dijck
 Belgium
8:12.18

20 km walk
details
Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
1:20:45
CR
Jozef Pribilinec
 Czechoslovakia
1:21:07
José Marín
 Spain
1:21:24

50 km walk
details
Hartwig Gauder
 East Germany
3:40:53
CR
Ronald Weigel
 East Germany
3:41:30
Vyacheslav Ivan