1974 European Athletics Championships

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11th European Athletics Championships
1974roma.jpg
The logo of the 1974 European Athletics Championships
Host city Roma, Italy
Date(s) 1 – 8 September 1974
Main stadium Stadio Olimpico
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 745 athletes from
29 nations
Events 39

The 11th European Athletics Championships of 1974 were held from 2 September to 8 September in Italy, at Rome's Stadio Olimpico. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4]

Men's results[edit]

Complete results were published.[5]

Track[edit]

1969 |1971 |1974 |1978 |1982

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Valeriy Borzov
 Soviet Union
10.27 Pietro Mennea
 Italy
10.34 Klaus-Dieter Bieler
 West Germany
10.35
200 metres
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Pietro Mennea
 Italy
20.60 Manfred Ommer
 West Germany
20.76 Hans-Jürgen Bombach
 East Germany
20.83
400 metres
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Karl Honz
 West Germany
45.04
(EMR)
David Jenkins
 Great Britain
45.67 Bernd Herrmann
 West Germany
45.78
800 metres
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Luciano Susanj
 Yugoslavia
1:44.07
(EMR)
Steve Ovett
 Great Britain
1:45.77 Markku Taskinen
 Finland
1:45.89
1500 metres
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Klaus-Peter Justus
 East Germany
3:40.55 Thomas Hansen
 Denmark
3:40.75 Thomas Wessinghage
 West Germany
3:41.10
5000 metres
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Brendan Foster
 Great Britain
13:17.21
(EMR)
Manfred Kuschmann
 East Germany
13:23.93 Lasse Virén
 Finland
13:24.57
10,000 metres
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Manfred Kuschmann
 East Germany
28:25.75 Tony Simmons
 Great Britain
28:25.79 Giuseppe Cindolo
 Italy
28:27.05
Marathon
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Ian Thompson
 Great Britain
2:13:19 Eckhard Lesse
 East Germany
2:14:57 Gaston Roelants
 Belgium
2:16:30
20 kilometres walk
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Volodymyr Holubnychy
 Soviet Union
1:29:30 Bernd Kannenberg
 West Germany
1:29:38 Roger Mills
 Great Britain
1:32:34
50 kilometres walk
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Christoph Höhne
 East Germany
3:59:06 Otto Barch
 Soviet Union
4:02:39 Peter Selzer
 East Germany
4:04:28
110 metres hurdles
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Guy Drut
 France
13.40
(EMR)
Mirosław Wodzyński
 Poland
13.67 Leszek Wodzyński
 Poland
13.71
400 metres hurdles
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Alan Pascoe
 Great Britain
48.82
(EMR)
Jean-Claude Nallet
 France
48.94 Yevgeniy Gavrilenko
 Soviet Union
49.32
3000 metres steeplechase
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Bronisław Malinowski
 Poland
8:15.04
(EMR)
Anders Gärderud
 Sweden
8:15.41 Michael Karst
 West Germany
8:17.91
4 × 100 metres relay
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Lucien Sainte-Rose
Joseph Arame
Bruno Cherrier
Dominique Chauvelot
 France (FRA)
38.69
(EMR)
Vincenzo Guerini
Norberto Oliosi
Luigi Benedetti
Pietro Mennea
 Italy (ITA)
38.88 Manfred Kokot
Michael Droese
Hans-Jürgen Bombach
Siegfried Schenke
 East Germany (GDR)
38.99
4 × 400 metres relay
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Glen Cohen
William Hartley
Alan Pascoe
David Jenkins
 Great Britain (GBR)
3:03.33 Hermann Köhler
Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske
Karl Honz
Rolf Ziegler
 West Germany (FRG)
3:03.52 Stig Lönnqvist
Ossi Karttunen
Markku Taskinen
Markku Kukkoaho
 Finland (FIN)
3:03.57

Field[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Jesper Tørring
 Denmark
2.25
(EMR)
Kęstutis Šapka
 Soviet Union
2.25 Vladimír Malý
 Czechoslovakia
2.19
Long jump
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Valeriy Podluzhniy
 Soviet Union
8.12 Nenad Stekić
 Yugoslavia
8.05 Yevgeni Schubin
 Soviet Union
7.98
Pole vault
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Vladimir Kischkun
 Soviet Union
5.35
(EMR)
Władysław Kozakiewicz
 Poland
5.35 Yuri Isakov
 Soviet Union
5.30
Triple jump
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Viktor Saneyev
 Soviet Union
17.23 Carol Corbu
 Romania
16.68 Andrzej Sontag
 Poland
16.61
Javelin throw
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Hannu Siitonen
 Finland
89.58 Wolfgang Hanisch
 East Germany
85.46 Terje Thorslund
 Norway
83.68
Discus throw
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Pentti Kahma
 Finland
63.62 Ludvík Daněk
 Czechoslovakia
62.76 Ricky Bruch
 Sweden
62.00
Shot put
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Hartmut Briesenick
 East Germany
20.50 Ralf Reichenbach
 West Germany
20.38 Geoff Capes
 Great Britain
20.21
Hammer throw
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Aleksey Spiridonov
 Soviet Union
74.20 Jochen Sachse
 East Germany
74.00 Reinhard Theimer
 East Germany
71.62
Decathlon
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Ryszard Skowronek
 Poland
8207
(EMR)
Yves Leroy
 France
8146 Guido Kratschmer
 West Germany
8132

Women's results[edit]

Track[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Irena Szewińska
 Poland
11.13
(EMR)
Renate Stecher
 East Germany
11.23 Andrea Lynch
 Great Britain
11.28
200 metres
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Irena Szewińska
 Poland
22.51
(EMR)
Renate Stecher
 East Germany
22.68 Mona-Lisa Pursiainen
 Finland
23.17
400 metres
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Riitta Salin
 Finland
50.14
(WR)
Ellen Streidt
 East Germany
50.69 Rita Wilden
 West Germany
50.88
800 metres
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Lilyana Tomova
 Bulgaria
1:58.14
(EMR)
Gunhild Hoffmeister
 East Germany
1:58.81 Mariana Suman
 Romania
1:59.84
1500 metres
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Gunhild Hoffmeister
 East Germany
4:02.25
(EMR)
Lilyana Tomova
 Bulgaria
4:04.97 Grete Andersen
 Norway
4:05.21
3000 metres
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Nina Holmén
 Finland
8:55.10 Lyudmila Bragina
 Soviet Union
8:56.09 Joyce Smith
 Great Britain
8:57.39
100 metres hurdles
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Annelie Ehrhardt
 East Germany
12.66
(EMR)
Annerose Fiedler
 East Germany
12.89 Teresa Nowak
 Poland
12.91
4 × 100 metres relay
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Doris Maletzki
Renate Stecher
Christina Heinich
Bärbel Eckert
 East Germany (GDR)
42.51
(WR)
Elfgard Schittenhelm
Annegret Kroniger
Annegret Richter
Inge Helten
 West Germany (FRG)
42.75 Ewa Długołęcka
Danuta Jedrejek
Barbara Bakulin
Irena Szewińska
 Poland (POL)
43.48
4 × 400 metres relay
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Brigitte Rohde
Waltraud Dietsch
Angelika Handt
Ellen Streidt
 East Germany (GDR)
3:25.21
(EMR)
Marika Eklund
Mona-Lisa Pursiainen
Pirjo Wilmi
Riitta Salin
 Finland (FIN)
3:25.70 Inta Kļimoviča
Ingrīda Barkāne
Nadezhda Kolesnikova
Natalya Sokolova
 Soviet Union (URS)
3:26.10

Field[edit]

1969 |1971 |1974 |1978 |1982

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Rosemarie Witschas
 East Germany
1.95
(EMR)
Milada Karbanová
 Czechoslovakia
1.91 Sara Simeoni
 Italy
1.89
Long jump
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Ilona Bruzsenyák
 Hungary
6.65 Eva Šuranová
 Czechoslovakia
6.65 Pirkko Helenius
 Finland
6.59
Javelin throw
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Ruth Fuchs
 East Germany
67.22
(WR)
Jacqueline Todten
 East Germany
62.10 Nataša Urbančič
 Yugoslavia
61.66
Discus throw
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Faina Melnyk
 Soviet Union
69.00
(EMR)
Argentina Menis
 Romania
64.62 Gabriele Hinzmann
 East Germany
62.50
Shot put
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Nadezhda Chizhova
 Soviet Union
20.78
(EMR)
Marianne Adam
 East Germany
20.43 Helena Fibingerová
 Czechoslovakia
20.33
Pentathlon
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Nadezhda Tkachenko
 Soviet Union
4776 Burglinde Pollak
 East Germany
4678 Zoya Spasovkhodskaya
 Soviet Union
4550

Medals table[edit]

      Host nation (Italy)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 10 12 5 27
2  Soviet Union 9 3 5 17
3  Great Britain 4 3 4 11
4  Poland 4 2 4 10
5  Finland 4 1 5 10
6  France 2 2 0 4
7  West Germany 1 5 6 12
8  Italy 1 2 2 5
9  Yugoslavia 1 1 1 3
10  Bulgaria 1 1 0 2
10  Denmark 1 1 0 2
12  Hungary 1 0 0 1
13  Czechoslovakia 0 3 2 5
14  Romania 0 2 1 3
15  Sweden 0 1 1 2
16  Norway 0 0 2 2
17  Belgium 0 0 1 1
17 Total 39 39 39 117

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 747 athletes from 29 countries participated in the event, two athletes more than the official number of 745 as published.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 2, 1974), Rome games off with a bang, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014 
  2. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 3, 1974), Simmons just beaten for gold, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014 
  3. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 7, 1974), Clement fails to qualify, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014 
  4. ^ Marshall, Ron (September 9, 1974), Britain end games with a gold rush, Glasgow Herald, p. 4, retrieved September 10, 2014 
  5. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 420–427, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  6. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014