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IAAF World Championships from Berlin

USA's Michelle Perry, 110 meter hurdle champion

USA's Michelle Perry, 110 meter hurdle champion

The IAAF World Track & Field Championships begin today in Berlin and run through August 23.  The United States is expected to bring home the most medals in this international event.

Based on the latest All-Athletics World Rankings ( https://waynejoseph.wordpress.com/2009/07/23/new-world-rankings-in-track-field/,   the medal distribution by countries at the World Championships is predicted as follows:

Ivory Williams, USA, 100 meters
Ivory Williams, USA, 100 meters
Country Medals
United States (USA) 25
Russia (RUS) 18
Kenya (KEN) 13
Jamaica (JAM) 12
Ethiopia (ETH) 9
Cuba (CUB) 6
Germany (GER) 5
Australia (AUS) 4
Great Britain & NI (GBR) 4
Poland (POL) 4
Bahamas (BAH) 3
Belarus (BLR) 3
Norway (NOR) 3
Czech Republic (CZE) 2
France (FRA) 2
Portugal (POR) 2
Sudan (SUD) 2
Antigua & Barbuda (ANT) 1
Bahrain (BRN) 1
Brazil (BRA) 1
Canada (CAN) 1
Croatia (CRO) 1
Eritrea (ERI) 1
Estonia (EST) 1
Finland (FIN) 1
Hungary (HUN) 1
Maggie Vessey, USA, 800 meters
Maggie Vessey, USA, 800 meters
Italy (ITA) 1
Japan (JPN) 1
Latvia (LAT) 1
Lithuania (LTU) 1
Morocco (MAR) 1
New Zealand (NZL) 1
Panama (PAN) 1
Romania (ROU) 1
Slovak Republic (SVK) 1
Slovenia (SLO) 1
Spain (ESP) 1
South Africa (RSA) 1
Uganda (UGA) 1
Ukraine (UKR) 1
Trinidad & Tobago (TRI) 1

 

For complete results as they happen go to:  http://berlin.iaaf.org/index.html

August 15, 2009 Posted by | Events | , , , , | Leave a comment