1993 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 800 metres

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These are the official results of the Women's 800 metres event at the 1993 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. There were a total number of 37 participating athletes, with five qualifying heats and the final held on Tuesday 1993-08-17.

Doping disqualification[edit]

Liliya Nurutdinova (Russia) was disqualified after testing positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol.[1][2][3]

Final[edit]

RANK FINAL TIME
Med 1.png  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:55.43
Med 2.png  Lyubov Gurina (RUS) 1:57.10
Med 3.png  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 1:57.92
4.  Diane Modahl (GBR) 1:59.42
5.  Meredith Rainey (USA) 1:59.57
6.  Liu Li (CHN) 2:04.45
7.  Tina Paulino (MOZ) 2:19.89
 Liliya Nurutdinova (RUS) DSQ

Semifinals[edit]

  • Held on Sunday 1993-08-15
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:58.69
2.  Liu Li (CHN) 1:58.96
3.  Diane Modahl (GBR) 1:59.12
4.  Liliya Nurutdinova (RUS) 1:59.17
5.  Christine Wachtel (GER) 1:59.86
6.  Amy Wickus (USA) 2:00.55
7.  Oksana Mernikova (BLR) 2:01.20
8.  Gladys Wamuyu (KEN) 2:02.13


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Tina Paulino (MOZ) 1:57.31
2.  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 1:57.46
3.  Meredith Rainey (USA) 1:57.63
4.  Lyubov Gurina (RUS) 1:57.82
5.  Kelly Holmes (GBR) 1:58.64
6.  Birthe Bruhns (GER) 1:59.66
7.  Sabine Zwiener (GER) 2:00.77
8.  Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA) 2:01.01

Qualifying heats[edit]

  • Held on Saturday 1993-08-14
RANK HEAT 1 TIME
1.  Liu Li (CHN) 1:59.60
2.  Lyubov Gurina (RUS) 1:59.90
3.  Christine Wachtel (GER) 2:01.42
4.  Satu Jaaskelainen (FIN) 2:03.66
5.  Carla Sacramento (POR) 2:03.74
6.  Sheila Seebaluck (MRI) 2:10.54
7.  Ablavi Agbenyeke (TOG) 2:23.19
 Letitia Vriesde (SUR) DNS


RANK HEAT 2 TIME
1.  Tina Paulino (MOZ) 2:01.46
2.  Kelly Holmes (GBR) 2:01.70
3.  Natalya Dukhnova (BLR) 2:01.78
4.  Wang Yuan (CHN) 2:02.98
5.  Luciana Mendes (BRA) 2:03.55
6.  Shiny Wilson (IND) 2:06.64
7.  Alia Al Matari (JOR) 2:15.23
8.  Shermaine Ross (GRN) 2:15.84


RANK HEAT 3 TIME
1.  Diane Modahl (GBR) 2:00.80
2.  Liliya Nurutdinova (RUS) 2:00.85
3.  Amy Wickus (USA) 2:00.91
4.  Sabine Zwiener (GER) 2:01.37
5.  Oksana Mernikova (BLR) 2:01.65
6.  Anna Brzezińska (POL) 2:01.67
7.  Laurence Niyonsaba (RWA) 2:12.52


RANK HEAT 4 TIME
1.  Ella Kovacs (ROM) 2:01.36
2.  Maria Magnolia Figueiredo (BRA) 2:01.91
3.  Joetta Clark (USA) 2:02.15
4.  Fabia Trabaldo (ITA) 2:02.36
5.  Yelena Storchovaya (UKR) 2:03.50
6.  Edith Nakiyingi (UGA) 2:07.81
7.  Karolina Tanona (FIJ) 2:15.12


RANK HEAT 5 TIME
1.  Maria Mutola (MOZ) 1:59.81
2.  Meredith Rainey (USA) 1:59.87
3.  Birthe Bruhns (GER) 2:00.29
4.  Gladys Wamuyu (KEN) 2:01.59
5.  Yelena Afanasyeva (RUS) 2:01.94
6.  Lorie Ann Adams (GUY) 2:09.77
7.  Tamador Ismail (SUD) 2:41.51

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Hersh: Dopers, Ex-dopers And `Hmmm' Take Spotlight, Chicago Tribune, 22 August 1993
  2. ^ Liliya Nurutdinova, Sports-Reference.com
  3. ^ Butler, Mark (2015). "Doping violations at IAAF World Championships". IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 Statistics Handbook. Monaco: IAAF. pp. 75–78.