1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 8th
Date September 24–25
Host city Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Nations participating 12 + 3 guest
Athletes participating 96 + 23 guest
Races 2 + 1 invitation

The 1977 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, on September 24–25, 1977. For the first time, a new competition name IAAF Race Walking World Cup was introduced replacing the former Lugano Trophy. As in 1975, 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  Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1:24:02  Domingo Colín (MEX) 1:24:31  Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller (GDR) 1:24:51
50 km walk  Raúl González (MEX) 4:04:16  Pedro Aroche (MEX) 4:04:55  Paolo Grecucci (ITA) 4:06:27
Lugano Cup (Men)
Team (Men)  Mexico 185 pts  East Germany 180 pts  Italy 160 pts
Women
5 km walk  Siw Gustavsson (SWE) 23:19  Carol Tyson (GBR) 23:46  Margareta Simu (SWE) 24:12

: Invitation event.

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Daniel Bautista  MEX 1:24:02
2nd Domingo Colín  MEX 1:24:31
3rd Karl-Heinz Stadtmüller  GDR 1:24:51
4 Maurizio Damilano  ITA 1:25:33
5 Gérard Lelièvre  FRA 1:26:48
6 Yevgeniy Yevsyukov  URS 1:27:03
7 Roland Wieser  GDR 1:27:09
8 Anatoliy Solomin  URS 1:27:41
9 Armando Zambaldo  ITA 1:27:53
10 Roberto Buccione  ITA 1:28:28
11 Sandro Bellucci  ITA 1:28:36
12 Nikolay Polozov  URS 1:28:58
13 Hartwig Gauder  GDR 1:29:51
14 Vladimir Golubnichiy  URS 1:30:33
15 Juraj Bencík  TCH 1:30:38
16 Jaroslaw Kazmierski  POL 1:30:39
17 Bo Gustafsson  SWE 1:30:43
18 Jan Dzurnák  TCH 1:31:05
19 Jan Ornoch  POL 1:31:09
20 Jean-Claude Decosse  FRA 1:31:25
21 Zbigniew Gosławski  POL 1:31:30
22 Dominique Guebey  FRA 1:31:31
23 Mieczysław Górski  POL 1:31:33
24 Werner Heyer  GDR 1:32:02
25 Marcos Castro  MEX 1:32:09
26 János Szálas  HUN 1:32:18
27 Alfons Schwarz  FRG 1:32:28
28 Štefan Petrík  TCH 1:32:49
29 Lennart Lundgren  SWE 1:32:58
30 Mike Holmes  GBR 1:33:06
31 Bengt Simonsen  SWE 1:33:09
32 Mick Greasley  GBR 1:33:13
33 Roger Mills  GBR 1:33:22
34 Jürgen Meyer  FRG 1:33:26
35 Göran Aneheim  SWE 1:33:38
36 Jim Heiring  USA 1:33:40
37 Imre Stankovics  HUN 1:33:46
38 Hans Michalski  FRG 1:34:11
39 Amos Seddon  GBR 1:34:31
40 Szaba Grandpierre  HUN 1:35:04
41 Neal Pike  USA 1:35:20
42 Jean-Pierre Garnung  FRA 1:35:52
43 Wolfgang Werner  FRG 1:36:11
44 Tivadar Szilagyi  HUN 1:36:38
45 Sam Dibernando  USA 1:39:48
Ángel Flores  MEX DQ
Todd Scully  USA DQ
Evûen Zedník  TCH DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Raúl González  MEX 4:04:16
2nd Pedro Aroche  MEX 4:04:55
3rd Paolo Grecucci  ITA 4:06:27
4 Veniamin Soldatenko  URS 4:08:20
5 Ralf Knütter  GDR 4:10:13
6 Steffen Müller  GDR 4:14:34
7 László Sátor  HUN 4:14:50
8 Heinrich Schubert  FRG 4:15:15
9 Horst Matern  GDR 4:15:50
10 Hans Binder  FRG 4:17:23
11 Bohdan Bułakowski  POL 4:18:05
12 Martín Bermúdez  MEX 4:19:07
13 Larry Young  USA 4:19:56
14 August Hirt  USA 4:20:06
15 Franco Vecchio  ITA 4:21:16
16 Leif Karlsson  SWE 4:21:55
17 Brian Adams  GBR 4:23:54
18 Feliks Sliwinski  POL 4:24:05
19 Karl Degener  FRG 4:24:11
20 Alain Moulinet  FRA 4:24:34
21 Rosario Valore  ITA 4:24:45
22 Owe Hemmingsson  SWE 4:25:07
23 Mario Kerber  GDR 4:25:27
24 Stig-Olof Elovsson  SWE 4:25:38
25 Ladíslav Vitez  TCH 4:25:45
26 Ferenc Danovsky  HUN 4:26:06
27 Bob Dobson  GBR 4:26:09
28 John Warhurst  GBR 4:26:47
29 Luc Gauthier  FRA 4:27:03
30 František Biro  TCH 4:27:48
31 Yuriy Andryushchenko  URS 4:28:37
32 Bogusław Kmiecik  POL 4:29:15
33 Peter Hodkinson  GBR 4:29:27
34 Jean-Pierre Garcia  FRA 4:30:03
35 Franciszek Ustarbowski  POL 4:36:39
36 Karoly Orban  HUN 4:37:47
37 Jean-Louis Hauth  FRA 4:38:00
38 Jaroslav Pták  TCH 4:42:16
39 Vytautas Papas  URS 4:46:46
Enrique Vera Ibanez  MEX DQ
Algis Sakalis  URS DQ
Gerhard Weidner  FRG DNF
Zoltán Rutkai  HUN DNF
Giancarlo Lisi  ITA DNF
Stefan Sjunnesson  SWE DNF
Josef Macek  TCH DNF
Tom Dooley  USA DNF
Dan OʼConnor  USA DNF

Team (Men)[edit]

Place Country Points
1st  Mexico 185 pts
2nd  East Germany 180 pts
3rd  Italy 160 pts
4  Soviet Union 128 pts
5  Poland 112 pts
6  West Germany 99 pts
7  France 99 pts
8  Sweden 94 pts
9  Czechoslovakia 82 pts
10  Hungary 69 pts
11  United Kingdom 69 pts
12  United States 56 pts

Women's 5 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Siw Gustavsson  SWE 23:19
2nd Carol Tyson  GBR 23:46
3rd Margareta Simu  SWE 24:12
4 Judy Farr  GBR 24:23
5 Britt Holmquist  SWE 24:27
6 Elisabet Olsson  SWE 24:51
7 Beverley Francis  GBR 25:41
8 Ginney Lovell  GBR 25:58
9 Christine Coleman  GBR 26:01
10 Elaine Cox  GBR 26:14
11 Irene Bateman  GBR 26:24
12 Siobhan MacAuley  GBR 27:39
13 Sheila Miller  AUS 27:51
14 Pamela Reynolds  IRL 27:58
15 Susan Till  GBR 28:09
16 Carolyn Gee  GBR 28:51
17 Shirley Rook  GBR 29:03
18 Mary Brown  GBR 29:27
19 Karen Bingham  GBR 29:39
20 Julie Robery  GBR 30:29
21 Linda Nicholls  GBR 31:49
22 M. Servais  BEL 35:52
Marion Fawkes  GBR DNF

: Invitation event.

Participation[edit]

The participation of 119 athletes (96 men/23 women) from 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 Soviet Union, the German Democratic Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, and México proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

See also[edit]

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