1962 European Athletics Championships

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The 7th European Athletics Championships were held from 12–16 September 1962 in the Partizan Stadium in Belgrade, Yugoslavia (present-day Serbia).

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Claude Piquemal (FRA) 10.4  Jocelyn Delecour (FRA) 10.4  Peter Gamper (FRG) 10.4
200 metres  Owe Jonsson (SWE) 20.7 CR  Marian Foik (POL) 20.8  Sergio Ottolina (ITA) 20.8
400 metres  Robbie Brightwell (GBR) 45.9 CR  Manfred Kinder (FRG) 46.1  Joachim Reske (FRG) 46.4
800 metres  Manfred Matuschewski (GDR) 1:50.5  Valeriy Bulyshev (URS) 1:51.2  Paul Schmidt (FRG) 1:51.2
1500 metres  Michel Jazy (FRA) 3:40.9 CR  Witold Baran (POL) 3:42.1  Tomáš Salinger (TCH) 3:42.2
5000 metres  Bruce Tulloh (GBR) 14:00.6  Kazimierz Zimny (POL) 14:01.8  Pyotr Bolotnikov (URS) 14:02.6
10,000 metres  Pyotr Bolotnikov (URS) 28:54.0 CR  Friedrich Janke (GDR) 29:01.6  Henry Fowler (GBR) 29:02.0
110 m hurdles  Anatoly Mikhailov (URS) 13.8  Giovanni Cornacchia (ITA) 14.0  Nikolay Berezutskiy (URS) 14.2
400 m hurdles  Salvatore Morale (ITA) 49.2 CR  Jörg Neumann (FRG) 50.3  Helmut Janz (FRG) 50.5
3000 m steeplechase  Gaston Roelants (BEL) 8:32.6 CR  Zoltán Vámos (ROU) 8:37.6  Nikolay Sokolov (URS) 8:40.6
4×100 m relay  West Germany
Klaus Ulonska
Peter Gamper
Hans-Joachim Bender
Manfred Germar
39.5  Poland
Jerzy Juskowiak
Andrzej Zieliński
Zbigniew Syka
Marian Foik
39.5  Great Britain
Alfred Meakin
Ron Jones
Berwyn Jones
David Jones
39.8
4×400 m relay  West Germany
Wilfried Kindermann
Johannes Schmitt
Joachim Reske
Manfred Kinder
3:05.8  Great Britain
Barry Jackson
Kenneth Wilcock
Adrian Metcalfe
Robbie Brightwell
3:05.9   Switzerland
Bruno Galliker
Jean-Louis Descloux
Marius Theiler
Hans-Rüdi Bruder
3:07.0
Marathon  Brian Kilby (GBR) 2:23:18.8  Aurèle Vandendriessche (BEL) 2:24:02.0  Viktor Baykov (URS) 2:24:19.8
20 km walk  Ken Matthews (GBR) 1:35:54.8  Hans-Georg Reimann (GDR) 1:36:14.2  Vladimir Golubnichiy (URS) 1:36:37.6
50 km walk  Abdon Pamich (ITA) 4:18:42.0  Genhady Agapov (URS) 4:20:01.2  Aleksandr Cherbina (URS) 4:20:47.2
High jump  Valeriy Brumel (URS) 2.21 m CR  Stig Pettersson (SWE) 2.13 m  Robert Shavlakadze (URS) 2.09 m
Pole vault  Pentti Nikula (FIN) 4.80 m CR  Rudolf Tomášek (TCH) 4.60 m  Kauko Nyström (FIN) 4.60 m
Long jump[nb]  Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (URS) 8.19 m (w)
(7.82 m CR)
 Rainer Stenius (FIN) 7.85 m  Pentti Eskola (FIN) 7.85 m
Triple jump  Józef Szmidt (POL) 16.55 m CR  Vladimir Goryaev (URS) 16.39 m  Oleg Fyodoseyev (URS) 16.24 m
Shot put  Vilmos Varjú (HUN) 19.02 m CR  Viktor Lipsnis (URS) 18.38 m  Alfred Sosgórnik (POL) 18.26 m
Discus throw  Vladimir Trusenyev (URS) 57.11 m CR  Kees Koch (NED) 55.96 m  Lothar Milde (GDR) 55.47 m
Javelin throw  Jānis Lūsis (URS) 82.04 m CR  Viktor Tsybulenko (URS) 77.92 m  Władysław Nikiciuk (POL) 77.66 m
Hammer throw  Gyula Zsivótzky (HUN) 69.64 m CR  Aleksey Baltovskiy (URS) 66.93 m  Yuriy Bakarinov (URS) 66.57 m
Decathlon  Vasili Kuznetsov (URS) 8026 pts CR  Werner von Moltke (FRG) 8022 pts  Manfred Bock (FRG) 7835 pts
  • nb Igor Ter-Ovanesyan's championship record of 7.81 metres, set at the previous edition in 1958, was bettered by all the medalling athletes in 1962. Ter-Ovanesyan's winning jump of 8.19 metres was wind-assisted – although Finns Rainer Stenius and Pentti Eskola cleared 7.85 m, Ter-Ovanesyan's best non-wind-assisted jump of 7.82 m was ratified as the new championship mark.[1]

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres[nb2]
(wind: +2.3 m/s)
 Dorothy Hyman (GBR) 11.3 w  Jutta Heine (FRG) 11.3 w  Teresa Ciepły (POL) 11.4 w
200 metres  Jutta Heine (FRG) 23.5 CR  Dorothy Hyman (GBR) 23.7  Barbara Sobotta (POL) 23.9
400 metres  Maria Itkina (URS) 53.4 CR  Elizabeth Grieveson (GBR) 53.9  Tilly van der Zwaard (NED) 54.4
800 metres  Gerda Kraan (NED) 2:02.8 CR  Waltraud Kaufmann (GDR) 2:05.0  Olga Kazi (HUN) 2:05.0
4×100 m relay  Poland
Teresa Ciepły
Barbara Sobotta
Elżbieta Szyroka
Maria Piątkowska
44.5  West Germany
Erika Fisch
Martha Pensberger
Maren Collin
Jutta Heine
44.6  Great Britain
Ann Packer
Dorothy Hyman
Daphne Arden
Mary Rand
44.9
80 m hurdles  Teresa Ciepły (POL) 10.6 CR  Karin Balzer (GDR) 10.6  Maria Piątkowska (POL)
 Erika Fisch (FRG)
10.6
High jump  Iolanda Balaş (ROU) 1.83 m CR  Olga Gero (YUG) 1.76 m  Linda Knowles (GBR) 1.73 m
Long jump  Tatyana Shchelkanova (URS) 6.36 m CR  Elżbieta Krzesińska (POL) 6.22 m  Mary Rand (GBR) 6.22 m
Shot put  Tamara Press (URS) 18.55 m CR  Renate Garisch (GDR) 17.17 m  Galina Zybina (URS) 16.95 m
Discus throw  Tamara Press (URS) 56.91 m CR  Doris Müller (GDR) 53.60 m  Jolán Kontsek (HUN) 52.82 m
Javelin throw  Elvira Ozolina (URS) 54.93 m  Maria Diaconescu (ROU) 52.10 m  Alevtina Shastiko (URS) 51.80 m
Pentathlon  Galina Bystrova (URS) 4833 pts CR  Denise Guénard (FRA) 4735 pts  Helga Hoffmann (FRG) 4676 pts
  • nb2 The women's 100 metres silver medallist Jutta Heine bettered the championship record twice in qualifying, running 11.5, then 11.4 seconds. Both times were ratified as championship records. In the final Dorothy Hyman and Heine ran 11.3 but this was wind-assisted.[2]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 13 6 11 30
2  Great Britain 5 3 5 13
3  West Germany 3 5 6 14
4  Poland 3 5 5 13
5  Hungary 2 0 2 4
6  France 2 2 0 4
7  Italy 2 1 1 4
8  East Germany 1 6 1 8
9  Romania 1 2 0 3
10  Finland 1 1 2 4
11  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
12  Belgium 1 1 0 2
13  Sweden 1 1 0 2
14  Czechoslovakia 0 1 1 2
15  Yugoslavia 0 1 0 1
16   Switzerland 0 0 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Main > Men, Long Jump > European Championships Records Progression. Track and Field Brinkster. Retrieved on 2014-01-04.
  2. ^ Women, 100 m > European Championships Records Progression. Track and Field Brinkster. Retrieved on 2014-01-04.
Results

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