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Last Updated: Monday, 1 September, 2003, 10:13 GMT 11:13 UK
World Athletics 2003 results
MEN - Track

100m
Kim Collins squeezed across the line to give the tiny Caribbean nation of St Kitts and Nevis its first world track champion.

200m
American John Capel secured his first major track title in 20.30 seconds, followed by compatriot Darvis Patton one-hundredth of a second behind.

400m
Jerome Young finally fulfilled his potential with a gold medal for the United States, then denied committing a doping offence after reports said he tested positive for the steroid nandrolone in 1999.

800m
Algeria's Djabir Said-Guerni outsprinted Russian Yuriy Borzakovskiy for a narrow victory.

1500m
Hicham El Guerrouj stakes his claim to be the greatest middle-distance runner of modern times with another fine win.

5,000m
Kenyan teenager Eliud Kipchoge denied Hicham El Guerrouj and Kenenisa Bekele by winning a thrilling final.

10,000m
Kenenisa Bekele brought an era to an end when he defeated fellow-Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie.

Marathon
Morocco's Jaouad Gharib, running in only his second marathon, was the surprise winner.

3,000m steeplechase
Kenyan-born Saif Saaeed Shaheen, formerly known as Stephen Cherono, earned a $1m bonus for winning Qatar's first world medal.

110m hurdles
American Allen Johnson became the most successful high hurdler in world championship history with his fourth title.

400m hurdles
Felix Sanchez, unbeaten for two years, retained his title in a year's best time of 47.25 seconds.

20km walk
Ecuador's Jefferson Perez won the first gold medal of the championships with a world best of one hour 17 minutes 21 seconds.

50km walk
Poland's Robert Korzeniowski, 35, won his third world title in a world best of three hours 36.03 seconds.

4x100m relay
J.J. Johnson ran a scorching anchor leg to overhaul Britain's Dwain Chambers near the line and earn the depleted US team victory on the final day.

4x400m relay
Jerome Young collected his second gold medal of the world championships when he anchored the US team to victory.

MEN - Field

High jump
South Africa's Jacques Freitag won with a leap of 2.35 metres.

Pole vault
Italian Giuseppe Gibilisco added eight centimetres to his personal best for a surprise gold medal.

Long jump
American Dwight Phillips, in a patriotic blue and white hooded body suit, brought the world long jump title back to the United States for the first time in 10 years.

Triple jump
Sweden's Christian Olsson won his first major title with a best of 17.72 metres after defending champion Jonathan Edwards quit midway through the competition.

Shot put
Andrei Mikhnevich of Belarus returned from a two-year drugs ban to win.

Discus
Olympic champion Virgilijus Alekna of Lithuania won with his first throw of 69.69 metres.

Hammer
Ivan Tikhon of Belarus won his first major title.

Javelin
Russian Sergey Makarov's opening throw of 85.44 metres was enough to earn him his first major title.

Decathlon
American Tom Pappas, whose Greek grandfather was a professional wrestler, set his sights on Olympic gold in Athens after victory in Paris.


WOMEN - Track

100m
American champion Kelli White clocked the fastest time in the world this year to take victory in 10.85 seconds.

200m
Kelli White became the first American to complete a world sprint double, but was withdrawn from the 4x100m relay final after testing positive for a stimulant not at present on the banned list.

400m
Ana Guevara became the first Mexican to win a world title.

800m
Mozambique's Maria Mutola headed training partner Kelly Holmes of Britain, sparking accusations of team work.

1500m
Russian Tatyana Tomashova stunned European champion and race favourite Sureyya Ayhan to win in a lifetime best of three minutes 58.52 seconds.

5,000m
Ethiopian teenager Tirunesh Dibaba foiled her more illustrious compatriot Berhane Adere's global double bid.

10,000m
Ethiopian Berhane Adere produced an astonishing burst of speed in the final lap to claim victory.

Marathon
Catherine Ndereba restored Kenyan pride by giving them their first gold medal on the final day of the championships.

100m hurdles
Canada's Perdita Felicien smashed her lifetime best with victory in 12.53 seconds to upset gold medal favourite Brigitte Foster.

400m hurdles
Australian Jana Pittman overhauled world record holder Yuliya Pechonkina to win the title.

20m walk
Yelena Nikolayeva strode to a comfortable win at the age of 37, with Gillian O'Sullivan in second for the Republic of Ireland.

4x100m relay
Former European champion Christine Arron anchored France to their second gold medal on the final Saturday.

4x400m relay
The US quartet made amends for the defeat in the sprint relay, beating Russia and Jamaica.

WOMEN - Field

High jump
South African Hestrie Cloete retained her title with a Commonwealth record of 2.06 metres.

Pole vault
Russia's Svetlana Feofanova ended Stacy Dragila's supremacy at major events by winning the gold medal.

Long jump
Eunice Barber snatched the gold medal for France before a ecstatic crowd at the Stade de France.

Triple jump
Russian Tatyana Lebedeva retained her triple jump crown with a leap of 15.18 metres.

Shot put
Russian Svetlana Krivelyova, 34, finally won the world title at her sixth attempt.

Discus
Irina Yatchenko, 37 and four months older than walker Yelena Nikolayeva, became the oldest world champion ever.

Hammer
Cuba's Yipsi Moreno braved a partisan crowd to retain her title.

Javelin
Greece's Mirela Manjani regained the title she won in 1999.

Heptathlon
Swede Carolina Kluft became the third best heptathlon performer ever with 7,001 points, and then invited her rivals to join in a lap of honour.





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