1950 European Athletics Championships

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The 4th European Athletics Championships were held from 23 August to 27 August 1950 in the Heysel Stadium of the Belgian capital Brussels.

Men's results[edit]

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Étienne Bally (FRA) 10.7  Franco Leccese (ITA) 10.7  Vladimir Sukharev (URS) 10.7
200 metres  Brian Shenton (GBR) 21.5  Étienne Bally (FRA) 21.8  Jan Lammers (NED) 22.1
400 metres  Derek Pugh (GBR) 47.3 CR  Jacques Lunis (FRA) 47.6  Lars Wolfbrandt (SWE) 47.9
800 metres  John Parlett (GBR) 1:50.5 CR  Marcel Hansenne (FRA) 1:50.7  Roger Bannister (GBR) 1:50.7
1500 metres  Wim Slijkhuis (NED) 3:47.2 CR  Patrick El Mabrouk (FRA) 3:47.8  Bill Nankeville (GBR) 3:48.0
5000 metres  Emil Zátopek (TCH) 14:03.0 CR  Alain Mimoun (FRA) 14:26.0  Gaston Reiff (BEL) 14:26.2
10,000 metres  Emil Zátopek (TCH) 29:12.0 CR  Alain Mimoun (FRA) 30:21.0  Väinö Koskela (FIN) 30:30.8
Marathon  Jack Holden (GBR) 2: 32:13  Veikko Karvonen (FIN) 2: 32:45  Fedosiy Vanin (URS) 2: 33:47
110 m hurdles  André-Jacques Marie (FRA) 14.6  Ragnar Lundberg (SWE) 14.7  Peter Hildreth (GBR) 15.0
400 m hurdles  Armando Filiput (ITA) 51.9 CR  Yuriy Lituyev (URS) 52.4  Harry Whittle (GBR) 52.7
3000 m steeplechase  Jindřich Roudný (TCH) 9:05.4  Petar Šegedin (YUG) 9:07.4  Erik Blomster (FIN) 9:08.8
10 km walk  Fritz Schwab (SUI) 46:01.8 CR  Emile Maggi (FRA) 46:16.8  John Mikaelsson (SWE) 46:48.2
50 km walk  Pino Dordoni (ITA) 4:40:43  John Ljunggren (SWE) 4:43:25  Verner Ljunggren (SWE) 4:49:28
4×100 m relay  Soviet Union
Vladimir Sukharev
Levan Kalyayev
Levan Sanadze
Nikolay Karakulov
41.5  France
Étienne Bally
Jacques Perlot
Yves Camus
Jean-Pierre Guillon
41.8  Sweden
Göte Kjellberg
Leif Christersson
Stig Danielsson
Hans Rydén
41.9
4×400 m relay  Great Britain
Martin Pike
Les Lewis
Angus Scott
Derek Pugh
3:10.2 CR  Italy
Baldasare Porto
Armando Filiput
Luigi Paterlini
Antonio Siddi
3:11.0  Sweden
Gösta Brännström
Tage Ekfeldt
Rune Larsson
Lars Wolfbrandt
3:11.6

Field[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump  Alan Paterson (GBR) 1.96  Arne Åhman (SWE) 1.93  Claude Bénard (FRA) 1.93
Long jump  Torfi Bryngeirsson (ISL) 7.32  Gerard Wessels (NED) 7.22  Jaroslav Fikejz (TCH) 7.20
Pole vault  Ragnar Lundberg (SWE) 4.30 CR  Valto Olenius (FIN) 4.25  Juho Piironen (FIN) 4.25
Triple jump  Leonid Shcherbakov (URS) 15.39 CR  Valdemar Rautio (FIN) 14.96  Ruhi Sarıalp (TUR) 14.53
Shot put  Gunnar Huseby (ISL) 16.74 CR  Angiolo Profeti (ITA) 15.16  Oto Grigalka (URS) 15.14
Discus throw  Adolfo Consolini (ITA) 53.75 CR  Giuseppe Tosi (ITA) 52.31  Olli Partanen (FIN) 48.69
Javelin throw  Toivo Hyytiäinen (FIN) 71.26  Per-Arne Berglund (SWE) 70.06  Ragnar Ericzon (SWE) 69.82
Hammer throw  Sverre Strandli (NOR) 55.71  Teseo Taddia (ITA) 54.73  Jirí Dadák (TCH) 53.64
Decathlon  Ignace Heinrich (FRA) 7364  Örn Clausen (ISL) 7297  Kjell Tånnander (SWE) 7175

Women's results[edit]

Track[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Fanny Blankers-Koen (NED) 11.7 CR  Yevgeniya Sechenova (URS) 12.3  June Foulds (GBR) 12.4
200 metres  Fanny Blankers-Koen (NED) 24.0  Yevgeniya Sechenova (URS) 24.8  Dorothy Hall (GBR) 25.0
80 m hurdles  Fanny Blankers-Koen (NED) 11.1 CR  Maureen Gardner (GBR) 11.6  Micheline Ostermeyer (FRA) 11.7
4×100 m relay  Great Britain
Elspeth Hay
Jean Desforges
Dorothy Hall
June Foulds
47.4  Netherlands
Xenia Stad-de Jong
Bertha Brouwer
Gré de Jongh
Fanny Blankers-Koen
47.4  Soviet Union
Yelena Gokieli
Sofia Malschina
Sonya Duchovich
Yevgeniya Sechenova
47.5

Field[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump  Sheila Lerwill (GBR) 1.63  Dorothy Tyler-Odam (GBR) 1.63  Galina Ganeker (URS) 1.63
Long jump  Valentina Bogdanova (URS) 5.82  Wilhelmine Lust (NED) 5.63  Maire Osterdahl (FIN) 5.57
Shot put  Anna Andreyeva (URS) 14.32 CR  Klavdiya Tochenova (URS) 13.92  Micheline Ostermeyer (FRA) 13.37
Discus throw  Nina Dumbadze (URS) 48.03 CR  Rimma Shumskaya (URS) 42.25  Edera Cordiale (ITA) 41.57
Javelin throw  Natalya Smirnitskaya (URS) 47.55 CR  Herma Bauma (AUT) 43.87  Galina Zybina (URS) 42.75
Pentathlon  Arlette Ben Hamo (FRA) 3204  Bertha Crowther (GBR) 3048  Olga Modrachová (TCH) 3026

Medals table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Great Britain 8 3 6 17
2  Soviet Union 6 5 5 16
3  France 4 8 3 15
4  Netherlands 4 3 2 9
5  Italy 3 5 1 9
6  Czechoslovakia 3 0 3 6
7  Iceland 2 1 0 3
8  Sweden 1 4 7 12
9  Finland 1 3 5 9
10=  Norway 1 0 0 1
10=   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
12=  Austria 0 1 0 1
12=  Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
14=  Belgium 0 0 1 1
14=  Turkey 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

Results

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