1968 European Indoor Games

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The 3rd European Indoor Games were held in 1968 at Palacio de Deportes, Madrid, the capital of Spain.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m  Jobst Hirscht (FRG) 5.77u  Bob Frith (GBR) 5.83u  Günter Gollos (GDR) 5.83u
400 metres  Andrzej Badeński (POL) 47.09u CR  Aleksandr Bratchikov (URS) 47.3  Jan Balachowski (POL) 47.3
800 metres  Noel Carroll (IRL) 1:56.66u  Alberto Estebán (ESP) 1:57.7  Sergey Kryuchok (URS) 1:58.1
1500 metres  John Whetton (GBR) 3:50.99u  José María Morera (ESP) 3:51.7  Igor Potapchenko (URS) 3:51.9
3000 metres  Viktor Kudinskiy (URS) 8:10.27u  Bernd Diessner (GDR) 8:11.8  Wolfgang Zur (FRG) 8:11.8
50 m hurdles  Eddy Ottoz (ITA) 6.57u  Günther Nickel (FRG) 6.68u  Milan Kotík (TCH) 6.73u
4×364 m relay  Poland
Waldemar Korycki
Jan Balachowski
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badenski
2:48.9  West Germany
Horst Daverkausen
Peter Bernreuther
Ingo Roper
Martin Jellinghaus
2:49.7  Soviet Union
Boris Savchuk
Vassiliy Anisimov
Sergey Abalichin
Aleksandr Bratchikov
2:51.1
Medley relay
(1820 m)
 Soviet Union
Alexander Lebedyev
Boris Savchuk
Igor Potapchenko
Sergey Kryuchek
3:52.2  Poland
Marian Dudziak
Waldemar Korycki
Andrzej Badeński
Edmund Borowski
3:54.6  Spain
José Luis Sánchez-Paraiso
Ramon Magarinos
Alfonso Gabernet
José María Reina
4:02.8
3×1000 m relay  Soviet Union
Michail Shelobovskiy
Oleg Rayko
Anatoliy Verlan
7:13.6  Spain
Alberto Esteban
Enrique Bondia
Virgilio González
7:23.6  Czechoslovakia
Pavel Hruska
Ján Kasal
Miroslav Juza
7:40.2
Pole vault  Wolfgang Nordwig (GDR) 5.20 CR  Gennadiy Bliznetsov (URS) 5.10  Jörge Milack (GDR) 5.00
High jump  Valeriy Skvortsov (URS) 2.17 =CR  Valentin Gavrilov (URS) 2.17 =CR  Kenneth Lundmark (SWE) 2.14
Long jump  Igor Ter-Ovanesyan (URS) 8.16  Tõnu Lepik (URS) 7.87  Bernhard Stierle (FRG) 7.59
Triple jump  Nikolay Dudkin (URS) 16.71 CR  Viktor Sanyeyev (URS) 16.69  Luis Felipe Areta (ESP) 16.47
Shot put  Heinfried Birlenbach (FRG) 18.65 CR  Władysław Komar (POL) 18.40  Nikolay Karasyov (URS) 18.35

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
50 m  Sylviane Telliez (FRA) 6.29u  Erika Rost (FRG) 6.43u  Hannelore Trabert (FRG) 6.46u
400 metres  Natalya Pechonkina (URS) 55.29u CR  Gisela Köpke (FRG) 56.2  Tatyana Arnautova (URS) 56.3
800 metres  Karin Burneleit (GDR) 2:07.65u CR  Alla Kolesnikova (URS) 2:08.3  Valentina Lukyanova (URS) 2:09.4
50 m hurdles  Karin Balzer (GDR) 7.08u  Bärbel Weidlich (GDR) 7.12u  Lyudmila Iyevleva (URS) 7.14u
4×182 m relay  West Germany
Renate Meyer
Hannelore Trabert
Christa Elsler
Erika Rost
1:28.8 Only one finishing team
Medley relay
(1820 m)
 Soviet Union
Liliya Tkachenko
Vera Popkova
Nadeshda Syeropegina
Anna Zimina
4:28.4  Czechoslovakia
Eva Putnová
Vlasta Seifertová
Libuše Macounová
Emilie Ovadková
4:39.0 Only two teams started
High jump  Rita Schmidt (GDR) 1.84 CR  Virginia Bonci (ROM) 1.76  Antonina Okorokova (URS) 1.76
Long jump  Berit Berthelsen (NOR) 6.43  Bärbel Löhnert (GDR) 6.23  Viorica Viscopoleanu (ROM) 6.23
Shot put  Nadezhda Chizhova (URS) 18.18 CR  Margitta Gummel (GDR) 17.62  Marita Lange (GDR) 17.19

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 9 6 8 23
2  East Germany 4 4 3 11
3  West Germany 3 4 3 10
4  Poland 2 2 1 5
5  France 1 0 0 1
 Ireland 1 0 0 1
 Italy 1 0 0 1
 Norway 1 0 0 1
9  Spain 0 3 2 5
10  Czechoslovakia 0 1 2 3
11  Romania 0 1 1 2
12  United Kingdom 0 1 0 1
13  Sweden 0 0 1 1

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