1990 IAAF Grand Prix Final

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1990 IAAF Grand Prix Final
Events 18
Dates 7 September
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The 1990 IAAF Grand Prix Final was the sixth edition of the season-ending competition for the IAAF Grand Prix track and field circuit, organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations. It was held on 7 September at the Olympic Stadium (Athens) in Athens, Greece. Leroy Burrell (100 metres) and Merlene Ottey (200 metres) were the overall points winners of the tournament. This was Ottey's second series win (having previously won in 1987) and made her the second woman to win the honour twice, after Paula Ivan. The number of athletics events in the programme reached eighteen for the first time, with ten for men and eight for women.

Medal summary


Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Leroy Burrell (USA) 10.04  Mark Witherspoon (USA) 10.11  Carl Lewis (USA) 10.12
800 metres  William Tanui (KEN) 1:44.95  Réda Abdenouz (ALG) 1:45.17  Nixon Kiprotich (KEN) 1:45.17
One mile  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 3:53.28  Jens-Peter Herold (GDR) 3:53.77  Peter Elliott (GBR) 3:53.85
5000 metres  Brahim Boutayeb (MAR) 13:30.54  Khalid Skah (MAR) 13:31.22  Yobes Ondieki (KEN) 13:31.37
3000 metres steeplechase  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 8:24.08  Patrick Sang (KEN) 8:24.77  Julius Korir (KEN) 8:25.19
400 m hurdles  Samuel Matete (ZAM) 47.91  Danny Harris (USA) 47.93  Winthrop Graham (JAM) 48.88
High jump  Sergey Malchenko (URS) 2.34 m  Georgi Dakov (BUL) 2.32 m  Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.32 m
Triple jump  Leonid Voloshin (URS) 17.35 m  Marios Hadjiandreou (CYP) 16.91 m  Mike Conley, Sr. (USA) 16.82 m
Shot put  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 21.00 m  Georg Andersen (NOR) 20.50 m  Ron Backes (USA) 20.30 m
Hammer throw  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 80.26 m  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 77.52 m  Tore Gustafsson (SWE) 74.44 m


Event Gold Silver Bronze
200 metres  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 21.88  Grit Breuer (GDR) 22.58  Galina Malchugina (URS) 22.59
400 metres  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 50.31  Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 50.96  Pauline Davis (BAH) 51.00
1500 metres  Sandra Gasser (SUI) 4:06.11  Yvonne Mai (GDR) 4:07.56  Svetlana Kitova (URS) 4:07.88
5000 metres  PattiSue Plumer (USA) 15:14.36  Nadia Dandolo (ITA) 15:14.93  Viorica Ghican (ROM) 15:15.74
100 m hurdles  Gloria Siebert (GDR) 12.74  Lidiya Yurkova (URS) 12.76  Monique Éwanjé-Épée (FRA) 12.86
Long jump  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 6.98 m  Inessa Kravets (URS) 6.82 m  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 6.78 m
Discus throw  Ilke Wyludda (GDR) 67.08 m  Martina Hellmann (GDR) 63.54 m  Larisa Mikhalchenko (URS) 63.34 m
Javelin throw  Petra Felke (GDR) 66.44 m  Brigitte Graune (FRG) 61.48 m  Dulce García (CUB) 61.24 m

Points leaders


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall  Leroy Burrell (USA) 63  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 61  Danny Harris (USA) 59
100 metres  Leroy Burrell (USA) 63  Mark Witherspoon (USA) 50  Calvin Smith (USA) 46
800 metres  Nixon Kiprotich (KEN) 54  Réda Abdenouz (ALG) 45  William Tanui (KEN) 41
One mile  Noureddine Morceli (ALG) 61  Jens-Peter Herold (GDR) 46  Joe Falcon (USA) 42
5000 metres  Khalid Skah (MAR) 59  Brahim Boutayeb (MAR) 47  Yobes Ondieki (KEN) 46
3000 metres steeplechase  Julius Kariuki (KEN) 56  Patrick Sang (KEN) 49  Julius Korir (KEN) 40
400 m hurdles  Danny Harris (USA) 59  Samuel Matete (ZAM) 56  Winthrop Graham (JAM) 50
High jump  Hollis Conway (USA) 56  Georgi Dakov (BUL) 49  Sergey Malchenko (URS) 48.5
Triple jump  Mike Conley, Sr. (USA) 59  Ján Čado (TCH) 49  Oleg Protsenko (URS) 48
Shot put  Ulf Timmermann (GDR) 54  Georg Andersen (NOR) 50  Ron Backes (USA) 42
Hammer throw  Yuriy Sedykh (URS) 59  Tibor Gécsek (HUN) 49  Heinz Weis (FRG) 48


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Overall  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 63  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 63  Petra Felke (GDR) 63
200 metres  Merlene Ottey (JAM) 63  Grace Jackson (JAM) 53  Galina Malchugina (URS) 49
400 metres  Ana Fidelia Quirot (CUB) 59  Pauline Davis (BAH) 50  Fatima Yusuf (NGR) 46
1500 metres  Doina Melinte (ROM) 51  Svetlana Kitova (URS) 46  Margareta Keszeg (ROM) 40
5000 metres  PattiSue Plumer (USA) 63  Viorica Ghican (ROM) 45  Nadia Dandolo (ITA) 37
100 m hurdles  Monique Éwanjé-Épée (FRA) 57  Gloria Siebert (GDR) 52  Lidiya Yurkova (URS) 47
Long jump  Heike Drechsler (GDR) 63  Inessa Kravets (URS) 55  Marieta Ilcu (ROM) 49
Discus throw  Ilke Wyludda (GDR) 63  Martina Hellmann (GDR) 28  Tsvetanka Khristova (BUL) 26
Javelin throw  Petra Felke (GDR) 63  Dulce García (CUB) 34  Karen Forkel (GDR) 32


  • IAAF Grand Prix Final. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2015-01-17.

External links

  • IAAF Grand Prix Final archive from IAAF
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