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World Track & Field Championships – Final Medal Count

Portugal's Nelson Evora wins a Silver Medal at Berlin World Championships

Portugal's Nelson Evora wins a Silver Medal at Berlin World Championships in the triple jump

The United States came away as the big winners in the final medal count in the IAAF World Championships in Track and Field held in Berlin, but tiny Jamaica stole the show with Usain Bolt’s world records.

Following is the total medal count for each country.   Gold, Silver, Bronze and total number of medals:

UNITED STATES 10 6 6 22
JAMAICA 7 4 2 13
KENYA 4 5 2 11
RUSSIA 4 3 6 13
POLAND 2 4 2 8
GERMANY 2 3 4 9
ETHIOPIA 2 2 4 8
GREAT BRITAIN & N.I. 2 2 2 6
SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 0 3
AUSTRALIA 2 0 2 4
BAHRAIN 2 0 1 3
CUBA 1 4 1 6
PR OF CHINA 1 1 2 4
NORWAY 1 1 0 2
SPAIN 1 0 1 2
BARBADOS 1 0 0 1
CROATIA 1 0 0 1
NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 1
SLOVENIA 1 0 0 1
FRANCE 0 1 2 3
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 1 2 3
BAHAMAS 0 1 1 2
JAPAN 0 1 1 2
CANADA 0 1 0 1
CYPRUS 0 1 0 1
CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 1
ERITREA 0 1 0 1
IRELAND 0 1 0 1
PANAMA 0 1 0 1
PORTUGAL 0 1 0 1
PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 1
ESTONIA 0 0 1 1
MEXICO 0 0 1 1
QATAR 0 0 1 1
ROMANIA 0 0 1 1
SLOVAK REPUBLIC 0 0 1 1
TURKEY 0 0 1 1

August 25, 2009 Posted by | Events | , , , , , | Leave a comment

New World Rankings – Track & Field – Men

Christian Cantwell, USA, win shot put event in Berlin

Christian Cantwell, USA, wins shot put event in Berlin

     Christian Cantwell of the US won the shot put event in Berlin elevating himself as the number one athlete in the  world championship rankings. 

100 m Usain Bolt (JAM)
200m Usain Bolt (JAM)
400m Yannick Fonsat (FRA).)
800m Michael Rimmer (GBR)
1500m Yusuf Saad Kamel (BRN)
5000m Matt Tegenkamp (USA
10000m Kenenisa Bekele (ETH)
110/100m Hurdles Ryan Brathwaite (BAR)
400m Hurdles Kerron Clement (USA)
3000m Steeple Jukka Keskisalo (FIN)
High Jump Silvano Chesani (ITA)
Pole Vault Renaud Lavillenie (FRA)
Long Jump Dwight Phillips (USA
Triple Jump Philips Idown (GBR)
Shot Put Christian Cantwell (USA)
Discus Throw Robert Harting (GER)
Hammer Throw Yury Shayunou (BLR)
Javelin Throw Teemu Wirkkala (FIN
Race Walking Dawid Tomola (POL)
Decathlon/Heptathlon Eelco Sintnicolaas (NED)

 

400 hurdle champion, Kerron Clement, USA

400 hurdle champion, Kerron Clement, USA

August 18, 2009 Posted by | Events | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment