1971 European Athletics Championships

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10th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1971 European Athletics Championships
Host city Helsinki, Finland
Date(s) 10 – 15 August 1971
Main stadium Helsinki Olympic Stadium
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 857 athletes from
29 nations
Events 38

The 10th (X) European Athletics Championships were held from 10 August to 15 August 1971 in the Olympic Stadium of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Men's results[edit]

Complete results were published.[7]

Track[edit]

1966 |1969 |1971 |1974 |1978

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Valeriy Borzov
 Soviet Union
10.26 Gerhard Wucherer
 West Germany
10.48 Vasilis Papageorgopoulos
 Greece
10.56
200 metres
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Valeriy Borzov
 Soviet Union
20.30 Franz-Peter Hofmeister
 West Germany
20.71 Jörg Pfeifer
 East Germany
20.72
400 metres
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David Jenkins
 Great Britain
45.45 Marcello Fiasconaro
 Italy
45.49 Jan Werner
 Poland
45.56
800 metres
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Yevhen Arzhanov
 Soviet Union
1:45.60 Dieter Fromm
 East Germany
1:46.00 Andy Carter
 Great Britain
1:46.20
1500 metres
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Francesco Arese
 Italy
3:38.40 Henryk Szordykowski
 Poland
3:38.70 Brendan Foster
 Great Britain
3:39.20
5000 metres
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Juha Väätäinen
 Finland
13:32.60 Jean Wadoux
 France
13:33.60 Harald Norpoth
 West Germany
13:33.80
10,000 metres
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Juha Väätäinen
 Finland
27:52.80 Jürgen Haase
 East Germany
27:53.40 Rashid Sharafetdinov
 Soviet Union
27:56.40
Marathon
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Karel Lismont
 Belgium
2:13:09 Trevor Wright
 Great Britain
2:13:59 Ron Hill
 Great Britain
2:14:34
20 kilometres walk
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Nikolay Smaga
 Soviet Union
1:27:20 Gerhard Sperling
 East Germany
1:27:29 Paul Nihill
 Great Britain
1:27:34
50 kilometres walk
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Veniamin Soldatenko
 Soviet Union
4:02:22 Christoph Höhne
 East Germany
4:04:45 Peter Selzer
 East Germany
4:06:11
110 metres hurdles
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Frank Siebeck
 East Germany
14.00 Alan Pascoe
 Great Britain
14.09 Lubomír Nádeníček
 Czechoslovakia
14.30
400 metres hurdles
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Jean-Claude Nallet
 France
49.20 Christian Rudolph
 East Germany
49.30 Dmitriy Stukalov
 Soviet Union
50.00
3000 metres steeplechase
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Jean-Paul Villain
 France
8:25.20 Dušan Moravčík
 Czechoslovakia
8:26.20 Pavel Sysoyev
 Soviet Union
8:26.40
4 × 100 metres relay
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Ladislav Kříž
Juraj Demeč
Jiří Kynos
Luděk Bohman
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
39.30 Gerard Gramse
Tadeusz Cuch
Zenon Nowosz
Marian Dudziak
 Poland (POL)
39.70 Vincenzo Guerini
Pietro Mennea
Pasqualino Abeti
Ennio Preatoni
 Italy (ITA)
39.80
4 × 400 metres relay
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Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske
Thomas Jordan
Martin Jellinghaus
Hermann Köhler
 West Germany (FRG)
3:02.90 Andrzej Badeński
Jan Balachowski
Waldemar Korycki
Jan Werner
 Poland (POL)
3:03.60 Lorenzo Cellerino
Giacomo Puosi
Sergio Bello
Marcello Fiasconaro
 Italy (ITA)
3:04.60

Field[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Kęstutis Šapka
 Soviet Union
2.20 Csaba Dosa
 Romania
2.20 Rustam Akhmetov
 Soviet Union
2.20
Long jump
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Max Klauß
 East Germany
7.92 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan
 Soviet Union
7.91 Stanisław Szudrowicz
 Poland
7.87
Pole vault
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Wolfgang Nordwig
 East Germany
5.35 Kjell Isaksson
 Sweden
5.30 Renato Dionisi
 Italy
5.30
Triple jump
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Jörg Drehmel
 East Germany
17.16 Viktor Saneyev
 Soviet Union
17.10 Carol Corbu
 Romania
16.87
Javelin throw
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Jānis Lūsis
 Soviet Union
90.68 Jānis Doniņš
 Soviet Union
85.30 Wolfgang Hanisch
 East Germany
84.22
Discus throw
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Ludvík Daněk
 Czechoslovakia
63.90 Lothar Milde
 East Germany
61.62 Géza Fejér
 Hungary
61.54
Shot put
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Hartmut Briesenick
 East Germany
21.08 Heinz-Joachim Rothenburg
 East Germany
20.47 Władysław Komar
 Poland
20.04
Hammer throw
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Uwe Beyer
 West Germany
72.36 Reinhard Theimer
 East Germany
71.80 Anatoliy Bondarchuk
 Soviet Union
71.40
Decathlon
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Joachim Kirst
 East Germany
8196 Lennart Hedmark
 Sweden
8038 Hans-Joachim Walde
 West Germany
7951

Women's results[edit]

Track[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Renate Stecher
 East Germany
11.40 Ingrid Mickler
 West Germany
11.50 Elfgard Schittenhelm
 West Germany
11.50
200 metres
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Renate Stecher
 East Germany
22.70 Györgyi Balogh
 Hungary
23.20 Irena Szewińska
 Poland
23.30
400 metres
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Helga Seidler
 East Germany
52.10 Inge Bödding
 West Germany
52.90 Ingelore Lohse
 East Germany
52.90
800 metres
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Vera Nikolić
 Yugoslavia
2:00.00 Pat Lowe
 Great Britain
2:01.70 Rosemary Stirling
 Great Britain
2:02.10
1500 metres
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Karin Burneleit
 East Germany
4:09.62 WR Gunhild Hoffmeister
 East Germany
4:10.30 Ellen Tittel
 West Germany
4:10.40
100 metres hurdles
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Karin Balzer
 East Germany
12.94 Annelie Ehrhardt
 East Germany
13.00 Teresa Sukniewicz
 Poland
13.20
4 × 100 metres relay
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Elfgard Schittenhelm
Inge Helten
Annegret Irrgang
Ingrid Mickler
 West Germany (FRG)
43.30 Karin Balzer
Renate Stecher
Petra Vogt
Ellen Stropahl
 East Germany (GDR)
43.60 Lyudmila Zharkova
Galina Bukharina
Marina Sidorova
Nadezhda Besfamilnaya
 Soviet Union (URS)
44.50
4 × 400 metres relay
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Rita Kühne
Ingelore Lohse
Helga Seidler
Monika Zehrt
 East Germany (GDR)
3:29.30 Anette Rückes
Christel Frese
Hildegard Falck
Inge Bödding
 West Germany (FRG)
3:33.00 Raissa Nikaronova
Vera Popkova
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
Natalya Chistyakova
 Soviet Union (URS)
3:34.10

Field[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Ilona Gusenbauer
 Austria
1.87 Cornelia Popescu
 Romania
1.85 Barbara Inkpen
 Great Britain
1.85
Long jump
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Ingrid Mickler
 West Germany
6.76 Meta Antenen
  Switzerland
6.73 Heide Rosendahl
 West Germany
6.66
Javelin throw
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Daniela Jaworska
 Poland
61.00 Ameli Koloska
 West Germany
59.40 Ruth Fuchs
 East Germany
59.16
Discus throw
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Faina Melnyk
 Soviet Union
64.22 Liesel Westermann
 West Germany
61.68 Lyudmila Muravyova
 Soviet Union
59.48
Shot put
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Nadezhda Chizhova
 Soviet Union
20.16 Marita Lange
 East Germany
19.25 Margitta Gummel
 East Germany
19.22
Pentathlon
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Heide Rosendahl
 West Germany
4675 Burglinde Pollak
 East Germany
4638 Margrit Herbst
 East Germany
4570

Medals table[edit]

      Host nation (Finland)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 13 13 7 33
2  Soviet Union 9 3 8 20
3  West Germany 4 7 5 16
4  Czechoslovakia 2 1 1 4
5  France 2 1 0 3
6  Finland 2 0 0 2
7  Great Britain 1 3 6 10
8  Poland 1 3 5 9
9  Italy 1 1 3 5
10  Austria 1 0 0 1
10  Belgium 1 0 0 1
10  Yugoslavia 1 0 0 1
13  Romania 0 2 1 3
14  Sweden 0 2 0 2
15  Hungary 0 1 1 2
16   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
17  Greece 0 0 1 1
17 Total 38 38 38 114

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 871 athletes from 29 countries participated in the event, fourteen athletes more than the official number of 857 as published.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (August 9, 1971), Britain's four gold prospects, Glasgow Herald, p. 5, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  2. ^ Bedford left trailing by flying Finn, Glasgow Herald, August 11, 1971, p. 6, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  3. ^ Davies finishes fourth in long jump, Glasgow Herald, August 12, 1971, p. 8, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  4. ^ Four Games medals for Britons, Glasgow Herald, August 13, 1971, p. 6, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  5. ^ Jenkins wins Britain's first gold medal, Glasgow Herald, August 14, 1971, p. 4, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  6. ^ Britons take minor marathon medals, Glasgow Herald, August 16, 1971, p. 4, retrieved September 8, 2014 
  7. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 412–420, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  8. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014