1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 5th
Date October 10
Host city Eschborn, Hessen, Federal Republic of Germany Germany
Nations participating 8
Athletes participating 60
Races 2

The 1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany, on October 10, 1970. The event was also known as Lugano Trophy.

Complete results were published.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
20 km walk  Hans-Georg Reimann (GDR) 1:26:55  Vladimir Golubnichiy (URS) 1:27:22  Peter Frenkel (GDR) 1:27:33
50 km walk  Christoph Höhne (GDR) 4:04:36  Veniamin Soldatenko (URS) 4:09:52  Burkhard Leuschke (GDR) 4:11:10
Men (Team)
Team  East Germany 134 pts  Soviet Union 125 pts  West Germany 88 pts

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Hans-Georg Reimann  GDR 1:26:55
2 Vladimir Golubnichiy  URS 1:27:22
3 Peter Frenkel  GDR 1:27:33
4 Nikolay Smaga  URS 1:28:09
5 Gennadiy Agapov  URS 1:28:25
6 Gerhard Sperling  GDR 1:28:48
7 Wilfried Wesch  FRG 1:30:16
8 Dave Romansky  USA 1:30:47
9 Tom Dooley  USA 1:30:50
10 Ronald Wallwork  GBR 1:31:36
11 Bernhard Nermerich  FRG 1:32:14
12 Pasquale Busca  ITA 1:32:31
13 Edoardo Quirino  ITA 1:32:42
14 Andor Antal  HUN 1:32:50
15 Paul Nihill  GBR 1:33:10
16 Gabriele Nigro  ITA 1:33:53
17 Siegfried Zschiegner  GDR 1:34:01
18 Shaun Lightman  GBR 1:34:38
19 Heinz Mayr  FRG 1:34:55
20 Stefan Ingvarsson  SWE 1:35:06
21 Lennart Back  SWE 1:35:29
22 Hans Tenggren  SWE 1:35:58
23 Ronald Daniel  USA 1:37:02
24 Ronald Kulik  USA 1:37:38
25 Gerd Schuth  FRG 1:38:29
26 Kåre Moen  SWE 1:40:46
27 János Tábori  HUN 1:40:50
28 Robert Hughes  GBR 1:41:41
29 Sándor Forian  HUN 1:44:09
Nicola De Vito  ITA DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Christoph Höhne  GDR 4:04:36
2 Veniamin Soldatenko  URS 4:09:52
3 Burkhard Leuschke  GDR 4:11:10
4 Peter Selzer  GDR 4:11:48
5 Winfried Skotnicki  GDR 4:13:33
6 Yevgeniy Lyungin  URS 4:14:50
7 Herbert Meier  FRG 4:15:52
8 Otto Barch  URS 4:16:47
9 Horst-Rüdiger Magnor  FRG 4:18:41
10 Örjan Andersson  SWE 4:19:02
11 Raymond Middleton  GBR 4:19:58
12 Antal Kiss  HUN 4:20:31
13 Bernd Kannenberg  FRG 4:21:44
14 Walter Sgardello  ITA 4:26:25
15 Bob Dobson  GBR 4:26:59
16 John Knifton  USA 4:28:42
17 Domenico Carpentieri  ITA 4:31:26
18 Gerhard Weidner  FRG 4:32:52
19 Goetz Klopfer  USA 4:33:24
20 Stig Lindberg  SWE 4:34:03
21 John Warhurst  GBR 4:34:31
22 Bob Kitchen  USA 4:37:54
23 Armando Zambaldo  ITA 4:40:17
24 Ken Harding  GBR 4:42:04
25 Tivadar Schiller  HUN 4:48:22
26 Ingvar Pettersson  SWE 4:53:49
István Havasi  HUN DNF
Vittorio Visini  ITA DNF
Daniel Björkgren  SWE DNF
Jim Lopes  USA DNF

Team[edit]

Place Country Points
1  East Germany 134 pts
2  Soviet Union 125 pts
3  West Germany 88 pts
4  United Kingdom 65 pts
5  Italy 59 pts
6  United States 59 pts
7  Sweden 40 pts
8  Hungary 31 pts
9  India DNS

Participation[edit]

The participation of 60 athletes from 8 countries is reported.[1]

Qualifying Rounds[edit]

From 1961 to 1985 there were qualifying rounds with the first two winners proceeding to the final. This year, the German Democratic Republic, the United Kingdom, India, the United States, and the Soviet Union proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

See also[edit]

References[edit]