1966 European Aquatics Championships

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The 1966 European Aquatics Championships were held in Utrecht, Netherlands from 20 to 27 August 1966. Titles were contested in swimming, diving and water polo (men).

Medal table[edit]

      Host nation

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 12 7 5 24
2  East Germany 4 6 5 15
3  Netherlands 3 1 1 5
4  France 2 0 1 3
5  Great Britain 1 3 3 7
6  Italy 1 0 1 2
7  Sweden 0 2 2 4
8  Hungary 0 1 1 2
9  Austria 0 1 0 1
9  Spain 0 1 0 1
9  West Germany 0 1 0 1
12  Finland 0 0 1 1
12  Poland 0 0 1 1
12  Romania 0 0 1 1
12  Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1
Total 23 23 23 69

Medal summary[edit]

Diving[edit]

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard  Mikhail Safonov (URS) 155.27  Tord Andersson (SWE) 146.30  Franco Cagnotto (ITA) 146.21
10 m platform  Klaus Dibiasi (ITA) 162.92  Brian Phelps (GBR) 152.01  Jerzy Kowalewski (POL) 143.13
Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
3 m springboard  Vera Baklanova (URS) 136.59  Delia Reinhard (GDR) 136.05  Tamara Fyedosova (URS) 133.23
10 m platform  Natalya Kuznetsova (URS) 100.93  Ingeborg Pertmayr (AUT) 94.52  Gabriele Krauss Schöpe (GDR) 91.22

Swimming[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Bobby McGregor (GBR) 53.7  Leonid Ilyichev (URS) 54.3  Udo Poser (GDR) 54.8
400 m freestyle  Frank Wiegand (GDR) 4:11.1  Semyon Belits-Geiman (URS) 4:13.2  Alain Mosconi (FRA) 4:13.6
1500 m freestyle  Semyon Belits-Geiman (URS) 16:58.5  Alan Kimber (GBR) 17:13.2  Aleksandr Pletnyev (URS) 17:17.9
200 m backstroke  Yuriy Gromak (URS) 2:12.9  Jaime Monzó (ESP) 2:15.7  Joachim Rother (GDR) 2:16.7
200 m breaststroke  Georgiy Prokopenko (URS) 2:30.0  Aleksandr Tutakayev (URS) 2:30.3  Egon Henninger (GDR) 2:30.5
200 m butterfly  Valentin Kuzmin (URS) 2:10.2  Horst-Günter Gregor (GDR) 2:10.6  Anatoliy Skavronskiy (URS) 2:11.2
400 m individual medley  Frank Wiegand (GDR) 4:47.9  Andrey Dunayev (URS) 4:48.7  Klaus Katzur (GDR) 4:55.7
4×100 m freestyle relay  East Germany
Frank Wiegand
Udo Poser
Horst-Günter Gregor
Peter Sommer
3:36.8  Soviet Union
Leonid Ilyichev
Viktor Mazanov
Georgiy Kulikov
Vladimir Shuvalov
3:37.5  Sweden
Lester Eriksson
Göran Jansson
Yngvar Eriksson
Jan Lundin
3:39.0
4×200 m freestyle relay  Soviet Union
Leonid Ilyichev
Semyon Belits-Geiman
Aleksandr Pletnev
Yevgeniy Novikov
8:00.2  East Germany
Horst-Günter Gregor
Alfred Müller
Udo Poser
Frank Wiegand
8:01.6  Sweden
Lester Eriksson
Olle Ferm
Ingvar Eriksson
Jan Lundin
8:04.3
4×100 m medley relay  Soviet Union
Viktor Mazanov
Georgiy Prokopenko
Valentin Kuzmin
Leonid Ilyichev
4:02.4  East Germany
Jürgen Dietze
Egon Henninger
Horst-Günter Gregor
Frank Wiegand
4:02.9  HUN
József Csikány
Ferenc Lenkei
Ákos Gulyás
István Szentirmay
4:05.9

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle  Martina Grunert (GDR) 1:01.2  Judit Turóczy (HUN) 1:02.1  Pauline Sillett (GBR) 1:02.5
400 m freestyle  Claude Mandonnaud (FRA) 4:48.2  Ada Kok (NED) 4:48.7  Tamara Sosnova (URS) 4:50.1
100 m backstroke  Christine Caron (FRA) 1:08.1  Linda Ludgrove (GBR) 1:08.9  Cristina Balaban (ROM) 1:09.7
200 m breaststroke  Galina Prozumenshchikova (URS) 2:40.8  Irina Posdnyakova (URS) 2:41.9  Jill Slattery (GBR) 2:47.9
100 m butterfly  Ada Kok (NED) 1:05.6  Heike Hustede (FRG) 1:06.3  Eila Pyrhönen (FIN) 1:07.8
400 m individual medley  Bettie Heukels (NED) 5:25.0  Heidi Pechstein (GDR) 5:26.0  Lyudmila Kasiyeva (URS) 5:28.4
4×100 m freestyle relay  Soviet Union
Natalya Sipchenko
Antonina Rudenko
Natalya Ustinova
Tamara Sosnova
4:11.3  Sweden
Ingrid Gustavsson
Ulla Jafvert
Ann-charlott Lilja
Anne-Christine Hagberg
4:12.2  Netherlands
Toos Beumer
Mirjam van Hemert
Bep Weeteling
Lidia Schaap
4:12.8
4×100 m medley relay  Netherlands
Cobie Sikkens
Gretta Kok
Ada Kok
Toos Beumer
4:36.4  Soviet Union
Natalya Mikhaylova
Galina Prozumenshchikova
Tatyana Devyatova
Antonina Rudenko
4:38.2  Great Britain
Linda Ludgrove
Diana Harris
Mary-Anne Cotterill
Pauline Sillett
4:38.4

Water polo[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's competition  Soviet Union  East Germany  Yugoslavia

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