1954 European Athletics Championships

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The 5th European Athletics Championships were held from 25–29 August 1954 in the Swiss capital Bern.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Heinz Fütterer (FRG) 10.5 CR=  René Bonino (FRA) 10.6  George Ellis (GBR) 10.7
200 metres  Heinz Fütterer (FRG) 20.9 CR  Ardalion Ignatyev (URS) 21.1  George Ellis (GBR) 21.2
400 metres  Ardalion Ignatyev (URS) 46.6 CR  Voitto Hellstén (FIN) 47.0  Zoltán Adamik (HUN) 47.6
800 metres  Lajos Szentgáli (HUN) 1:47.1 CR  Lucien De Muynck (BEL) 1:47.3  Audun Boysen (NOR) 1:47.4
1500 metres  Roger Bannister (GBR) 3:43.8 CR  Gunnar Nielsen (DEN) 3:44.4  Stanislav Jungwirth (TCH) 3:45.4
5000 metres  Vladimir Kuts (URS) 13:56.6 CR  Chris Chataway (GBR) 14:08.8  Emil Zátopek (TCH) 14:10.2
10,000 metres  Emil Zátopek (TCH) 28:58.0 CR  József Kovács (HUN) 29:25.8  Frank Sando (GBR) 29:27.6
110 m hurdles  Yevgeniy Bulanchik (URS) 14.4  Jack Parker (GBR) 14.6  Berthold Steines (FRG) 14.7
400 m hurdles  Anatoliy Yulin (URS) 50.5 CR  Yuriy Lituyev (URS) 50.8  Ossi Mildh (FIN) 51.5
3000 m steeplechase  Sándor Rozsnyói (HUN) 8:49.6 CR  Olavi Rinteenpää (FIN) 8:52.4  Ernst Larsen (NOR) 8:53.2
4×100 m relay  Hungary
László Zarándi
Géza Varasdi
György Csányi
Béla Goldoványi
40.6 CR  Great Britain
Kenneth Box
George Ellis
Kenneth Jones
Brian Shenton
40.8  Soviet Union
Boris Tokarev
Viktor Ryabov
Levan Sanadze
Leonid Bartenev
40.9
4×400 m relay  France
Claude Haarhoff
Jacques Degats
Jean-Paul Martin du Gard
Jean-Pierre Goudeau
3:08.7 CR  West Germany
Hans Geister
Helmut Drehen
Heinz Ulzheimer
Karl-Friedrich Haas
3:08.8  Finland
Raimo Graeffe
Ossi Mildh
Rolf Back
Voitto Hellstén
3:11.5
10,000 m walk  Josef Doležal (TCH) 45:01.8 CR  Anatoliy Yegorov (URS) 45:53.0  Sergey Lobastov (URS) 46:21.8
50 km walk  Vladimir Ukhov (URS) 4:22:11.2 CR  Josef Doležal (TCH) 4:25:07.4  Antal Róka (HUN) 4:31:32.2
Marathon  Veikko Karvonen (FIN) 2:24:51.6 CR  Boris Grishayev (URS) 2:24:55.8  Ivan Filin (URS) 2:25:26.6
High jump  Bengt Nilsson (SWE) 2.02 m CR  Jiří Lanský (TCH) 1.98 m  Jaroslav Kovář (TCH) 1.96 m
Pole vault  Eeles Landström (FIN) 4.40 m CR  Ragnar Lundberg (SWE) 4.40 m CR  Jeff Elliott (GBR) 4.30 m
Long jump  Ödön Földessy (HUN) 7.51 m  Zbigniew Iwański (POL) 7.46 m  Ernest Wanko (FRA) 7.41 m
Triple jump  Leonid Shcherbakov (URS) 15.90 m CR  Roger Norman (SWE) 15.17 m  Martin Řehák (TCH) 15.10 m
Shot put  Jiří Skobla (TCH) 17.20 m CR  Oto Grigalka (URS) 16.69 m  Heino Heinaste (URS) 16.27 m
Discus throw  Adolfo Consolini (ITA) 53.44 m  Giuseppe Tosi (ITA) 53.34 m  József Szécsényi (HUN) 51.58 m
Javelin throw  Janusz Sidło (POL) 76.35 m  Vladimir Kuznetsov (URS) 74.61 m  Soini Nikkinen (FIN) 73.38 m
Hammer throw  Mikhail Krivonosov (URS) 63.34 m CR  Sverre Strandli (NOR) 61.07 m  József Csermák (HUN) 59.72 m
Decathlon  Vasili Kuznetsov (URS) 6752 pts  Torbjörn Lassenius (FIN) 6424 pts  Heinz Oberbeck (FRG) 6263 pts

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Irina Turova (URS) 11.8  Bertha van Duyne (NED) 11.9  Anne Pashley (GBR) 11.9
200 metres  Mariya Itkina (URS) 24.3  Irina Turova (URS) 24.4  Shirley Hampton (GBR) 24.4
800 metres  Nina Otkalenko (URS) 2:08.8 CR  Diane Leather (GBR) 2:09.8  Lyudmila Lysenko (URS) 2:11.2
80 m hurdles  Maria Golubnichaya (URS) 11.0 CR  Anneliese Seonbuchner (FRG) 11.2  Pamela Seaborne (GBR) 11.3
4×100 m relay  Soviet Union
Vera Krepkina
Rimma Uliskina
Maria Itkina
Irina Turova
45.8 CR  West Germany
Irmgard Egert
Charlotte Bohmer
Irene Brutting
Maria Sander
46.3  Italy
Maria Musso
Giuseppina Leone
Letizia Bertoni
Milena Greppi
46.6
High jump  Thelma Hopkins (GBR) 1.67 m CR  Iolanda Balaş (ROU) 1.65 m  Olga Modrachová (TCH) 1.63 m
Long jump  Jean Desforges (GBR) 6.04 m CR  Aleksandra Chudina (URS) 5.93 m  Elżbieta Duńska (POL) 5.83 m
Shot put  Galina Zybina (URS) 15.65 m CR  Maria Kuznetsova (URS) 14.99 m  Tamara Tyshkevich (URS) 14.78 m
Discus throw  Nina Ponomaryeva (URS) 48.02 m  Irina Beglyakova (URS) 45.79 m  Galina Zybina (URS) 44.77 m
Javelin throw  Dana Zátopková (TCH) 52.91 m CR  Virve Roolaid (URS) 49.94 m  Nadezhda Konyayeva (URS) 49.49 m
Pentathlon  Aleksandra Chudina (URS) 4526 pts CR  Maria Sander (FRG) 4485 pts  Maria Sturm (FRG) 4357 pts

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 16 11 8 35
2  Czechoslovakia 4 2 5 11
3  Hungary 4 1 4 9
4  Great Britain 3 4 7 14
5  West Germany 2 4 3 9
6  Finland 2 3 3 8
7  Sweden 1 2 0 3
8=  France 1 1 1 3
8=  Poland 1 1 1 3
8=  Italy 1 1 1 3
11  Norway 0 1 2 3
12=  Netherlands 0 1 0 1
12=  Romania 0 1 0 1
12=  Denmark 0 1 0 1
12=  Belgium 0 1 0 1

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