1973 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
|1973 IAAF World Race Walking Cup|
|Host city||Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland|
Complete results were published.
|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|
|Team||East Germany||139 pts||Soviet Union||134 pts||Italy||104 pts|
Men's 20 km
Men's 50 km
|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|
The participation of 68 athletes from 9 countries is reported.
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.
- IAAF WORLD RACE WALKING CUP - SARANSK 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES, IAAF, retrieved July 29, 2013