1968 European Junior Games

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The 1968 European Junior Games was the third edition of the biennial athletics competition for European athletes aged under twenty. It was the final edition of the competition under that name and was succeeded by the European Athletics Junior Championships in 1970. The event was held in Leipzig, part of the German Democratic Republic at that time.[1] The competition was mainly between Eastern European countries, with Belgium, Austria, Netherlands and Greece being present from the west.

Men's results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Valeriy Borzov (URS) 10.4  Tamás Szabó (ROM) 10.5  Aleksandr Kornelyuk (URS) 10.6
200 metres  Valeriy Borzov (URS) 21.0  Mikhail Lebedev (URS) 21.5  Michel Mahy (BEL) 21.7
400 metres  Michel Mahy (BEL) 47.5  Aleksandr Kucheryavy (URS) 47.9  Vladimir Nosenko (URS) 48.2
800 metres  Reinhard Dominik (GDR) 1:51.6  Anatoliy Goncharov (URS) 1:52.2  Krzysztof Linkowski (POL) 1:52.4
1500 metres  Uwe Schneider (GDR) 3:53.3  Bernd Exner (GDR) 3:54.0  Milisav Andelov (YUG) 3:54.6
3000 metres  Ion Dima (ROM) 8:13.4  Wilfried Scholz (GDR) 8:15.6  Viktor Kuznetsov (URS) 8:18.0
110 m hurdles  Yevgeniy Mazepa (URS) 14.3  Frank Siebeck (GDR) 14.5  Anatoliy Moshiashvili (URS) 14.7
400 m hurdles  Yevgeniy Gavrilenko (URS) 51.6  Michael Schulze (GDR) 53.1  Dmitriy Stukalov (URS) 53.2
1500 m s'chase  Nikolay Bakhlanov (URS) 4:05.0  Petre Lupan (ROM) 4:05.0  Petko Georgiev (BUL) 4:05.2
10,000 m walk  Joachim Dumke (GDR) 44:48.0  Frank Donner (GDR) 44:50.0  Algis Lebedzhus (URS) 45:31.6
4×100 m relay  Soviet Union (URS)
Aleksandr Kornelyuk
Mikhail Lebedev
Valeriy Borzov
Sergey Korovin
40.4  East Germany (GDR)
Jürgen Rutz
Horst Hauptmann
Gerhard Lühnenschloss
Detlev Beckmann
41.3  Poland (POL)
Witold Fortuniak
Miroslaw Muzolf
Wiktor Godlewski
Bogdan Grzejszczak
41.8
4×400 m relay  Soviet Union (URS)
Vladimir Volchok
Yevgeniy Skakun
Vladimir Nosenko
Aleksandr Kucheryavy
3:12.3  East Germany (GDR)
Jürgen Laser
Lothar Krohn
Andreas Scheibe
Detlef Lindner
3:12.6  Poland (POL)
Jan Pech
Krzysztof Linkowski
Wojciech Brociak
Krzysztof Miros
3:16.0
Pole vault  Yuriy Isakov (URS) 4.70  Vladimir Kishkun (URS) 4.60  Pawel Iwinski (POL) 4.40
High jump  Aleksandr Shigin (URS) 2.10  Ioánnis Kousoulas (GRE) 2.10  Rustam Akhmetov (URS) 2.04
Long jump  Mikhail Bariban (URS) 7.78  Ulrich Lampe (GDR) 7.44  Laimonis Magone (URS) 7.44
Triple jump  Mikhail Bariban (URS) 15.94  Stanislav Kolesnikov (URS) 15.46 w  Andreas Baraktiaris (GRE) 15.36
Shot put  Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 18.71  Peter Hlawatschke (GDR) 17.02  Arûnas Vaitkevicius (URS) 16.90
Discus throw  Hans-Jürgen Jacobi (GDR) 54.22  Viktor Zhurba (URS) 51.64  Hartmut Briesenick (GDR) 49.20
Javelin throw
(old model)
 Andrzej Szajda (POL) 68.52  Jonas Dobrila (URS) 68.36  Edmund Berdzinski (POL) 68.02
Hammer throw  Peter Przesdzing (GDR) 61.76  Vladimir Tretyak (URS) 61.32  Igor Sovpel (URS) 59.08
Decathlon  Leonid Lytvynenko (URS) 7434  Stefan Junge (GDR) 7319  Manfred Apt (GDR) 7012

Women's results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Lyudmila Zharkova (URS) 11.5  Renate Meissner (GDR) 11.6  Mariana Goth (ROM) 11.6
200 metres  Lyudmila Zharkova (URS) 23.9  Renate Meissner (GDR) 23.9  Mariana Goth (ROM) 24.0
400 metres  Waltraud Birnbaum (GDR) 54.0  Raisa Nikanorova (URS) 54.4  Mariana Filip (ROM) 55.4
800 metres  Barbara Wieck (GDR) 2:06.3  Waltraud Pöhland (GDR) 2:07.7  Nijole Sabaite (URS) 2:10.1
80 m hurdles  Anneliese Jahns (GDR) 11.1  Emina Pilav (YUG) 11.2  Ewa Balcerzyk (POL) 11.2
4×100 m relay  Soviet Union (URS)
Raisa Nikanorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
Marina Nikiforova
Lyudmila Zharkova
45.3  East Germany (GDR)
Bärbel Schrickel
Renate Meissner
Marion Wagner
Gabriele Zindler
45.8  Poland (POL)
Krystyna Mandecka
Urszula Soszka
Danuta Kopa
Elzbieta Nowak
46.6
High jump  Elke Kalliwoda (GDR) 1.72  Nina Brintseva (URS) 1.72  Katya Lazova (BUL) 1.72
Long jump  Tatyana Bychkova (URS) 6.18  Natalya Kostugina (URS) 6.15  Kristina Ziegler (GDR) 6.07
Shot put  Elvira Syromyatnikova (URS) 15.02  Leana Matthes (GDR) 13.60  Dora Topuskova (BUL) 13.59
Discus throw  Svetlana Vedeneyeva (URS) 45.94  Svetla Bozhkova (BUL) 45.46  Jutta Knobloch (GDR) 45.08
Javelin throw
(old model)
 Serafina Moritz (ROM) 51.10  Cecylia Bajer (POL) 50.78  Marion Steiner (GDR) 48.72
Pentathlon  Burglinde Pollak (GDR) 4717  Tatyana Bychkova (URS) 4582  Cornelia Popescu (ROM) 4460

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 18 12 11 41
2  East Germany 11 15 5 31
3  Romania 2 2 4 8
4  Poland 1 1 7 9
5  Belgium 1 0 1 2
6  Bulgaria 0 1 3 4
7=  Greece 0 1 1 2
7=  Yugoslavia 0 1 1 2
Total 33 33 33 99

Participation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Junior Championships. GBRAthletics. Retrieved on 2013-05-29.
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