1973 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1973 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 6th
Date October 12-13
Host city Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland Switzerland
Nations participating 9
Athletes participating 68
Races 2

The 1973 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Lugano, Switzerland, on October 12-13, 1973. 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) 1:29:31  Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller (GDR) 1:29:36  Ron Laird (USA) 1:30:45
50 km walk  Bernd Kannenberg (FRG) 3:56:51  Otto Barch (URS) 3:57:11  Christoph Höhne (GDR) 3:57:26
Men (Team)
Team  East Germany 139 pts  Soviet Union 134 pts  Italy 104 pts

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Hans-Georg Reimann  GDR 1:29:31
2 Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller  GDR 1:29:36
3 Ron Laird  USA 1:30:45
4 Nikolay Smaga  URS 1:30:57
5 Yevgeniy Ivchenko  URS 1:31:33
6 Armando Zambaldo  ITA 1:31:42
7 Todd Scully  USA 1:32:24
8 Roger Mills  GBR 1:32:45
9 Pasquale Busca  ITA 1:33:04
10 Peter Frenkel  GDR 1:33:23
11 Siegfried Richter  FRG 1:33:33
12 Vladimir Resayev  URS 1:33:47
13 Abdon Pamich  ITA 1:33:56
14 Jerry Brown  USA 1:34:05
15 Siegfried Zschiegner  GDR 1:34:12
16 Roberto Buccione  ITA 1:34:38
17 Feliks Sliwinski  POL 1:34:45
18 John Warhurst  GBR 1:34:58
19 Jan Ornoch  POL 1:35:13
20 Amos Seddon  GBR 1:35:17
21 Stefan Ingvarsson  SWE 1:35:52
22 Mieczysław Górski  POL 1:36:04
23 Hans Tenggren  SWE 1:36:27
24 Roy Thorpe  GBR 1:37:40
25 Jan Raszka  POL 1:38:25
26 Manfred Kolvenbach  FRG 1:38:44
27 Bill Ranney  USA 1:39:11
28 Marcel Jobin  CAN 1:39:25
29 Helmut Stolte  FRG 1:39:36
30 Pat Farrelly  CAN 1:40:52
31 Kåre Moen  SWE 1:41:44
32 Karl-Heinz Merschenz  CAN 1:43:38
Heinz Mayr  FRG DQ
Bo Gustafsson  SWE DNF
Anatoliy Solomin  URS DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Bernd Kannenberg  FRG 3:56:51
2 Otto Barch  URS 3:57:11
3 Christoph Höhne  GDR 3:57:26
4 Veniamin Soldatenko  URS 4:01:34
5 Gerhard Weidner  FRG 4:01:59
6 Peter Selzer  GDR 4:02:11
7 Sergey Bondarenko  URS 4:07:52
8 Winfried Skotnicki  GDR 4:08:30
9 Vittorio Visini  ITA 4:09:25
10 Vladimir Svechnikov  URS 4:11:22
11 Matthias Kroel  GDR 4:12:25
12 Shaun Lightman  GBR 4:15:14
13 Heinrich Schubert  FRG 4:15:52
14 John Knifton  USA 4:17:49
15 Rosario Valore  ITA 4:18:17
16 Domenico Carpentieri  ITA 4:19:59
17 Leo Frey  FRG 4:20:30
18 Örjan Andersson  SWE 4:21:06
19 Raymond Middleton  GBR 4:22:25
20 Floyd Godwin  USA 4:23:49
21 Henryk Wypich  POL 4:25:07
22 Franco Vecchio  ITA 4:25:44
23 Bob Dobson  GBR 4:27:32
24 William Weigle  USA 4:28:41
25 Bob Kitchen  USA 4:29:39
26 Stanisław Korneluk  POL 4:32:28
27 Alex Oakley  CAN 4:34:06
28 Max Sjöholm  SWE 4:34:47
29 Bo Fransson  SWE 4:36:12
30 Mike Holmes  GBR 4:37:54
31 Stanisław Chwiej  POL 4:39:06
32 Pat Farrelly  CAN 4:40:55
33 Karl-Heinz Merschenz  CAN 4:48:03
Marek Kaspryzk  POL DNF
Owe Hemmingsson  SWE DNF

Team[edit]

Place Country Points
1  East Germany 139 pts
2  Soviet Union 134 pts
3  Italy 104 pts
4  West Germany 95 pts
5  United States 95 pts
6  United Kingdom 81 pts
7  Poland 52 pts
8  Sweden 40 pts
9  Canada 18 pts

Participation[edit]

The participation of 68 athletes from 9 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 Soviet Union, the Federal Republic of Germany, the United States, and Canada proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

References[edit]