1975 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1975 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 7th
Date October 11–12
Host city Le Grand-Quevilly, Haute-Normandie, France France
Nations participating 9 + 5 guest
Athletes participating 71 + 38 guest
Races 2 + 1 invited

The 1975 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Le Grand-Quevilly, France, on October 11–12, 1975. The event was also known as Lugano Trophy. For the first time, there was a women's 5 km race held as invitation event.

Complete results were published.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
20 km walk  Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller (GDR) 1:26:12  Bernd Kannenberg (FRG) 1:26:20  Peter Frenkel (GDR) 1:26:54
50 km walk  Yevgeniy Lyungin (URS) 4:03:42  Gerhard Weidner (FRG) 4:09:58  Vladimir Svechnikov (URS) 4:11:31
Lugano Cup (Men)
Team (Men)  Soviet Union 117 pts  East Germany 105 pts  West Germany 102 pts
Women
5 km walk  Margareta Simu (SWE) 23:40  Siw Gustavsson (SWE) 24:33  Britt Holmquist (SWE) 24:45
Team (Women)
Team (Women)  Sweden 70 pts  United Kingdom 46 pts  France 42 pts

: Invitation event.

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller  GDR 1:26:12
2 Bernd Kannenberg  FRG 1:26:20
3 Peter Frenkel  GDR 1:26:54
4 Otto Barch  URS 1:27:35
5 Vittorio Visini  ITA 1:27:38
6 Brian Adams  GBR 1:27:46
7 Aleksey Troitskiy  URS 1:27:59
8 Olly Flynn  GBR 1:28:08
9 Yevgeniy Ivchenko  URS 1:28:39
10 Mikhail Alekseyev  URS 1:28:58
11 Hans-Georg Reimann  GDR 1:29:03
12 Armando Zambaldo  ITA 1:29:29
13 Imre Stankovics  HUN 1:29:55
14 Gérard Lelièvre  FRA 1:30:18
15 Domenico Carpentieri  ITA 1:30:25
16 Hartwig Gauder  GDR 1:30:37
17 Amos Seddon  GBR 1:30:42
18 János Tábori  HUN 1:30:53
19 Bengt Simonsen  SWE 1:31:13
20 Göran Aneheim  SWE 1:31:57
21 Sandro Bellucci  ITA 1:33:03
22 Alain Moulinet  FRA 1:33:17
23 Daniel Björkgren  SWE 1:33:27
24 Heinz Mayr  FRG 1:33:40
25 Owe Hemmingsson  SWE 1:33:49
26 Bob Kitchen  USA 1:34:15
27 László Sátor  HUN 1:34:48
28 Roger Mills  GBR 1:35:23
29 Dominique Guebey  FRA 1:35:42
30 Bernhard Schmidt  FRG 1:37:26
31 Wayne Glusker  USA 1:38:07
32 Helmut Stolte  FRG 1:39:15
33 Michel Leveque  FRA 1:42:41
Sándor Forian  HUN DQ
Jerry Brown  USA DQ
John Knifton  USA DQ

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Yevgeniy Lyungin  URS 4:03:42
2 Gerhard Weidner  FRG 4:09:58
3 Vladimir Svechnikov  URS 4:11:31
4 John Warhurst  GBR 4:14:35
5 Franco Vecchio  ITA 4:15:33
6 Ferenc Danovsky  HUN 4:15:59
7 Heinrich Schubert  FRG 4:16:11
8 Werner Galina  GDR 4:16:30
9 Hans Binder  FRG 4:18:08
10 Jean-Pierre Garcia  FRA 4:19:35
11 Max Sjöholm  SWE 4:21:10
12 János Dalmati  HUN 4:21:48
13 Paolo Grecucci  ITA 4:23:55
14 Olaf Pilarski  GDR 4:24:59
15 Roy Thorpe  GBR 4:26:48
16 Hans Michalski  FRG 4:27:31
17 Stig-Olof Elovsson  SWE 4:29:03
18 Lennart Lundgren  SWE 4:30:05
19 Alec Banyard  GBR 4:30:25
20 Charley Fogg  GBR 4:31:15
21 August Hirt  USA 4:31:19
22 Mirko Scussel  ITA 4:36:11
23 Luc Gauthier  FRA 4:39:48
24 Claude Sauriat  FRA 4:47:05
25 Karoly Orban  HUN 4:55:37
26 Tom Knatt  USA 5:01:10
27 Paul Eddig  USA 5:15:08
Didier David  FRA DQ
Ralf Knütter  GDR DQ
Matthias Kroel  GDR DQ
Kåre Moen  SWE DQ
Veniamin Soldatenko  URS DQ
Lajos Lanyl  HUN DNF
Rosario Valore  ITA DNF
Ray Somers  USA DNF

Team (Men)[edit]

Place Country Points
1  Soviet Union 117 pts
2  East Germany 105 pts
3  West Germany 102 pts
4  United Kingdom 102 pts
5  Italy 100 pts
6  Hungary 76 pts
7  Sweden 69 pts
8  France 59 pts
9  United States 24 pts

Women's 5 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1 Margareta Simu  SWE 23:40
2 Siw Gustavsson  SWE 24:33
3 Britt Holmquist  SWE 24:45
4 Thorill Gylder  NOR 25:05
5 Sue Brodock  USA 25:07
6 Marion Fawkes  GBR 25:12
7 Elisabet Olsson  SWE 28:14
8 Monika Karlsson  SWE 28:14
9 Karin Møller  DEN 26:00
10 Ginney Lovell  GBR 26:05
11 Monika Glöckler  FRG 26:16
12 Nadine Mogis  FRA 26:17
13 Jeanine Piroux  FRA 26:22
14 Dominique Terraz  FRA 26:22
15 Mia Kjølberg  NOR 26:34
16 Margot Vetterli   SUI 26:45
17 Marica Zethof  NED 26:53
18 Sylvia Saunders/Black  GBR 27:05
19 Heike Penner  FRG 27:12
20 Laila Nielsen  DEN 27:22
21 Gerd Gylder  NOR 27:32
22 Becky Villalvaso  USA 27:35
23 Tina Thomsen  DEN 27:38
24 Regine Broders  FRG 27:44
25 Eileen Smith  USA 27:50
26 Ulla Kristiansen  DEN 27:59
27 Sandy Briscoe  USA 28:14
28 Fröydis Hilsen  NOR 28:17
29 Edith Häppt   SUI 28:35
30 Anne Fröberg  FIN 29:12
31 Olivia Lorenz  FRG 29:18
32 Chantal Vallée  FRA 30:09
33 Adri van Dirven  NED 32:50
Jacqueline Delassaux  FRA DQ
Judy Farr  GBR DQ
Cynthia Johnson  USA DQ
Lisa Metheny  USA DQ
Jacoba Kemna  NED DNF

: Invitation event.

Team (Women)[edit]

Place Country Points
1  Sweden 70 pts
2  United Kingdom 46 pts
3  France 42 pts
4  Norway 40 pts
5  Denmark 31 pts
6  West Germany 29 pts
7  United States 26 pts
8  Netherlands 14 pts

: Invitation event.

Participation[edit]

The participation of 109 athletes (71 men/38 women) from 14 countries is reported.[1]

Qualifying Rounds[edit]

From 1961 to 1985 there were qualifying rounds for the men's competition with the first two winners proceeding to the final. This year, the German Democratic Republic, the Soviet Union, Italy, the United States, and France proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

See also[edit]

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