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Team USA at IAAF World Championships in Athletics


Medal Counts
 

Year Men Women Total
  Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Silver Bronze Total Gold Silver Bronze Total
1983 6 8 4 18 2 1 3 6 8 9 7 24
1987 7 3 4 14 3 1 2 6 10 4 6 20
1991 9 4 7 20 1 4 1 6 10 8 8 26
1993 8 3 3 14 5 4 2 11 13 7 5 25
1995 7 1 4 12 5 1 1 7 12 2 5 19
1997 4 1 6 11 2 2 2 6 6 3 8 17
1999 6 0 3 9 4 3 1 8 10 3 4 17
2001 3 3 2 8 2 2 1 5 5 5 3 13
2003 6 4 0 10 2 3 1 6 8 7 1 16
2005 9 4 2 15 5 4 1 10 14 8 3 25
2007 10 3 6 19 4 2 1 7 14 5 7 26
2009 6 4 4 14 4 2 2 8 10 6 6 22
2011 6 5 3 14 6 3 5 14 12 8 8 28
2013 4 8 2 14 3 6 3 12 7 14 5 26
2015 4 3 2 9 2 3 4 9 6 6 6 18
2017 3 6 4 13 7 5 5 17 10 11 9 30
TOT 98 60 56 214 57 46 35 138 155 106 91 352


Breakdown by Event

Men

Event Medals Won Last Medal Won Last Gold
100m 23 (9-9-5) 2017 (G, S) 2017
200m 20 (8-5-7) 2015 (S) 2007
400m 24 (10-9-5) 2015 (S) 2013
800m 3 (0-1-2) 2013 (S) ---
1500m 6 (1-2-3) 2013 (S) 2007
5000m 4 (1-2-1) 2017 (B) 2007
10,000m --- --- ---
Marathon 2 (1-0-1) 1993 (G) 1993
20,000m Race Walk --- --- ---
50 km Race Walk 1 (0-0-1) 1999 (B) ---
110m Hurdles 21 (9-5-8) 2015 (B) 2013
400m Hurdles 13 (7-4-3) 2017 (B) 2009
3000m Steeplechase 1 (0-0-1) 2017 (B) ---
4x100m Relay 9 (7-2-0) 2017 (S) 2007
4x400m Relay 11 (9-2-0) 2017 (S) 2015
High Jump 4 (2-1-1) 2011 (G) 2011
Pole Vault 5 (2-1-2) 2017 (G) 2017
Long Jump 18 (8-5-5) 2017 (S) 2011
Triple Jump 13 (6-3-4) 2017 (G,S) 2017
Shot Put 18 (8-6-4) 2017 (S) 2015
Discus Throw 3 (1-1-1) 2017 (B) 1999
Hammer Throw --- --- ---
Javelin Throw 2 (0-1-1) 2007 (B) ---
Decathlon 11 (9-1-1) 2015 (G) 2015

Women

Event Medals Won Last Medal Won Last Gold
100m 17 (8-3-6) 2017 (G) 2017
200m 12 (4-7-1) 2011 (S) 2009
400m 11 (4-3-4) 2017 (G,B) 2017
800m 1 (0-1-3) 2017 (B) ---
1500m 7 (2-4-1) 2017 (S) 2011
3000m 1 (1-0-0) 1983 (G) 1983
5000m --- --- ---
10,000m 1 (0-1-1) 2015 (B) ---
Marathon 1 (0-1-1) 2017 (B) ---
20,000m Race Walk --- --- ---
100m Hurdles 13 (7-4-3) 2017 (S) 2013
400m Hurdles 16 (3-8-5) 2017 (G,S) 2017
3000m Steeplechase 2 (1-1-0) 2017 (G,S) 2017
4x100m Relay 9 (7-4-0) 2017 (G) 2017
4x400m Relay 13 (8-4-1) 2017 (G) 2017
High Jump 3 (0-2-1) 2013 (S) ---
Pole Vault 5 (2-3-0) 2017 (S) 2001
Long Jump 11 (8-0-3) 2017 (G,B) 2017
Triple Jump --- --- ---
Shot Put 3 (0-0-3) 2017 (B) ---
Discus Throw --- --- ---
Hammer Throw --- --- ---
Javelin Throw ---- --- ---
Heptathlon 4 (2-0-2) 2001 (B) 1993


Breakdown by Athlete
 

Men

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

100

Carl Lewis – 1983

Carl Lewis – 1987

Carl Lewis – 1991

Maurice Greene – 1997

Maurice Greene – 1999

Maurice Greene – 2001

Justin Gatlin – 2005

Tyson Gay - 2007

Justin Gatlin - 2017

Calvin Smith – 1983

Leroy Burrell – 1991

Andre Cason – 1993

Bernard Williams - 2001

Tyson Gay - 2009

Walter Dix - 2011

Justin Gatlin - 2013

Justin Gatlin - 2015

Christian Coleman - 2017

Emmit King – 1983

Dennis Mitchell – 1991

Dennis Mitchell – 1993

Tim Montgomery – 1997

Trayvon Bromell - 2015

200

Calvin Smith – 1983

Calvin Smith – 1987

Michael Johnson – 1991

Michael Johnson – 1995

Maurice Greene - 1999

John Capel - 2003

Justin Gatlin – 2005

Tyson Gay - 2007

Elliott Quow – 1983

Darvis Patton - 2003

Wallace Spearmon - 2005

Walter Dix - 2011

Justin Gatlin - 2015

Carl Lewis – 1993

Jeff Williams – 1995

Shawn Crawford – 2001

John Capel – 2005

Wallace Spearmon - 2007

Wallace Spearmon - 2009

Curtis Mitchell - 2013

 

400

Antonio Pettigrew – 1991

Michael Johnson – 1993

Michael Johnson – 1995

Michael Johnson – 1997

Michael Johnson - 1999

Tyree Washington - 2003

Jeremy Wariner – 2005

Jeremy Wariner - 2007

LaShawn Merritt - 2009

LaShawn Merritt - 2013

Michael Franks – 1983

Butch Reynolds – 1993

Butch Reynolds – 1995

Andrew Rock – 2005

LaShawn Merritt - 2007

Jeremy Wariner - 2009

LaShawn Merritt - 2011

Tony McQuay - 2013

LaShawn Merritt - 2015

Sunder Nix – 1983

Butch Reynolds – 1987

Danny Everett – 1991

Tyree Washington – 1997

Angelo Taylor - 2007

800

 

Nick Symmonds - 2013

Mark Everett – 1991

Rich Kenah – 1997

1500

Bernard Lagat - 2007

Steve Scott – 1983

Matthew Centrowitz - 2013

Jim Spivey - 1987

Bernard Lagat - 2009

Matthew Centrowitz - 2011

3000SC

 

 

Evan Jager - 2017

5000

Bernard Lagat - 2007

Bernard Lagat - 2009

Bernard Lagat - 2011

Paul Chelimo - 2017

10,000

 

 

 

20K Walk

 

 

 

50K Walk

 

 

Curt Clausen - 1999

Marathon

Mark Plaatjes – 1993

 

Steve Spence – 1991

110H

Greg Foster – 1983

Greg Foster – 1987

Greg Foster – 1991

Allen Johnson – 1995

Allen Johnson – 1997

Allen Johnson – 2001

Allen Johnson - 2003

Jason Richardson - 2011

David Oliver - 2013

Jack Pierce – 1991

Terrence Trammell – 2003

Terrence Trammell - 2007

Terrence Trammell - 2009

Ryan Wilson - 2013

 

Willie Gault – 1983

Jack Pierce – 1993

Roger Kingdom – 1995

Duane Ross - 1999

Allen Johnson – 2005

David Payne - 2007

David Payne - 2009

Aries Merritt - 2015

400H

Edwin Moses – 1983

Edwin Moses – 1987

Kevin Young – 1993

Derrick Adkins – 1995

Bershawn Jackson – 2005

Kerron Clement - 2007

Kerron Clement - 2009

Danny Harris – 1987

Joey Woody - 2003

James Carter - 2005

Michael Tinsley - 2013

Bryan Bronson – 1997

Bershawn Jackson - 2009

Kerron Clement - 2017

4x100

1983

1987

1991

1993

1999

2003

2007

2013

2017

 

4x400

1987

1993

1995

2005

2007

2009

2011

2013

2015

1991

2017

 

HJ

Charles Austin – 1991

Jesse Williams - 2011

Tyke Peacock – 1983

Hollis Conway – 1991

PV

Brad Walker - 2007

Sam Kendricks - 2017

Brad Walker - 2005

Dean Starkey – 1997

Nick Hysong – 2001

LJ

Carl Lewis – 1983

Carl Lewis – 1987

Mike Powell – 1991

Mike Powell – 1993

Dwight Phillips - 2003

Dwight Phillips - 2005

Dwight Phillips - 2009

Dwight Phillips - 2011

Jason Grimes – 1983

Carl Lewis – 1991

Erick Walder – 1997

Savante Stringfellow – 2001

Jarrion Lawson - 2017

Mike Conley – 1983

Larry Myricks – 1987

Larry Myricks – 1991

Mike Powell – 1995

Dwight Phillips - 2007

TJ

Kenny Harrison – 1991

Mike Conley – 1993

Walter Davis - 2005

Christian Taylor - 2011

Christian Taylor - 2015

Christian Taylor - 2017

Willie Banks – 1983

Mike Conley – 1987

Will Claye - 2015

Mike Conley – 1991

Walter Davis - 2007

Will Claye - 2011

Will Claye - 2013

SP

John Godina – 1995

John Godina – 1997

C.J. Hunter – 1999

John Godina – 2001

Adam Nelson – 2005

Reese Hoffa - 2007

Christian Cantwell - 2009

Joe Kovacs - 2015

Randy Barnes – 1993

Adam Nelson – 2001

Adam Nelson – 2003

Adam Nelson - 2007

Ryan Whiting - 2013

Joe Kovacs - 2017

John Brenner – 1987

Randy Barnes – 1995

C.J. Hunter – 1997

Christian Cantwell – 2011

 

DT

Anthony Washington – 1999

John Powell – 1987

Mason Finley - 2017

HT

 

 

 

JT

 

Tom Petranoff - 1983

Breaux Greer - 2007

Decathlon

Dan O’Brien – 1991

Dan O’Brien – 1993

Dan O’Brien – 1995

Tom Pappas - 2003

Bryan Clay - 2005

Trey Hardee - 2009

Trey Hardee - 2011

Ashton Eaton - 2013

Ashton Eaton - 2015

Ashton Eaton - 2011

Chris Huffins – 1999

Best placings in events where no medals were won:

3000m Steeplechase: 4th by Brian Diemer in 1987
10,000m: 4th by Galen Rupp in 2013
20,000m Race Walk: 18th by Allen James in 1993 and Kevin Eastler in 2003
Hammer Throw: 5th by Lance Deal in 1995

Women
 

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

100

Gail Devers – 1993

Gwen Torrence – 1995

Marion Jones – 1997

Marion Jones – 1999

Torri Edwards - 2003

Lauryn Williams - 2005

Carmelita Jeter - 2011

Tori Bowie - 2017

Gwen Torrence – 1991

Inger Miller – 1999

Lauryn Williams - 2007

Diane Williams – 1983

Gwen Torrence – 1993

Carmelita Jeter - 2007

Carmelita Jeter - 2009

Carmelita Jeter - 2013

Tori Bowie - 2015

200

Inger Miller – 1999

Allyson Felix – 2005

Allyson Felix - 2007

Allyson Felix - 2009

Florence Griffith – 1987

Gwen Torrence – 1991

Gwen Torrence – 1993

LaTasha Jenkins - 2001

Torri Edwards - 2003

Rachelle Boone-Smith - 2005

Carmelita Jeter - 2011

Allyson Felix - 2011

400

Jearl Miles – 1993

Sanya Richards-Ross - 2009

Allyson Felix - 2015

Phyllis Francis - 2017

Natasha Kaiser-Brown – 1993

Sanya Richards - 2005

Allyson Felix - 2011

Jearl Miles – 1995

Jearl Miles-Clark – 1997

Francena McCorory – 2011

Allyson Felix - 2017

800

 

Brenda Martinez - 2013

Alysia Montaño – 2011

Alysia Montaño - 2013

Ajee' Wilson - 2017

1500

Mary Decker – 1983

Jenny Simpson - 2011

Regina Jacobs – 1997

Regina Jacobs – 1999

Jenny Simpson - 2013

Jenny Simpson - 2017

Shannon Rowbury - 2009

3000

Mary Decker – 1983

 

 

3000SC

Emma Coburn - 2017

Courtney Frerichs - 2017

 

5000

 

 

 

10,000

 

Kara Goucher - 2007

 

Emily Infeld - 2015

20K Walk

 

 

 

Marathon

 

Marianne Dickerson – 1983

Amy Cragg - 2017

100H

Gail Devers – 1993

Gail Devers – 1995

Gail Devers – 1999

Anjanette Kirkland – 2001

Michelle Perry – 2005

Michelle Perry - 2007

Brianna Rollins - 2013

Gail Devers-Roberts – 1991

Gail Devers – 2001

Danielle Carruthers - 2011

Dawn Harper Nelson - 2017

Lynda Tolbert – 1993

Miesha McKelvy-Jones - 2003

Dawn Harper - 2011

400H

Kim Batten – 1995

Lashinda Demus - 2011

Kori Carter - 2017

Sandra Farmer-Patrick – 1993

Tonja Buford – 1995

Sandra Glover - 2003

Lashinda Demus - 2005

Lashinda Demus - 2009

Dalilah Muhammad - 2013

Shamier Little - 2015

Dalilah Muhammad - 2017

Janeene Vickers – 1991

Kim Batten – 1997

Sandra Glover - 2005

Lashinda Demus - 2013

Cassandra Tate - 2015

4x100

1987

1995

1997

2005

2007

2011

2017

1993

2003

2013

2015

 

4x400

1993

1995

2003

2007

2009

2011

2013

2017

1991

1997

1999

2015

1987

HJ

 

Chaunté Howard - 2005

Brigetta Barrett - 2013

Louise Ritter – 1983

PV

Stacy Dragila – 1999

Stacy Dragila – 2001

Chelsea Johnson - 2009

Jenn Suhr - 2013

Sandi Morris - 2017

 

LJ

Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 1987

Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 1991

Tianna Madison - 2005

Brittney Reese - 2009

Brittney Reese - 2011

Brittney Reese - 2013

Tianna Bartoletta - 2015

Brittney Reese - 2017

 

Carol Lewis – 1983

Marion Jones – 1999

Tianna Bartoletta - 2017

TJ

 

 

 

SP

 

 

Jill Camarena-Williams - 2011

Michelle Carter - 2015

Michelle Carter - 2017

DT

 

 

 

HT

 

 

 

JT

 

 

 

Heptathlon

Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 1987

Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 1993

 

Jane Frederick – 1987

Shelia Burrell – 2001

Best placings in events where no medals were won:

800m: 4th by Jearl Miles-Clark in 1999
5000m: 6th by Molly Huddle in 2013
20,000m Race Walk: 15th by Lynn Weik in 1987 and Michelle Rohl in 1995 (10 km distance)
Triple Jump: 11th by Cynthea Rhodes in 1997
Discus Throw: 5th by Stephanie Brown Trafton in 2011 & Gia Lewis-Smallwood in 2013
Hammer Throw: 7th by Anna Mahon in 2003 & Jessica Cosby in 2009
Javelin Throw: 10th by Karin Smith in 1983
 

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