1978 European Athletics Indoor Championships

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The 9th European Athletics Indoor Championships were held at Palasport di San Siro in Milan, a city in Italy, in 1978. It was the first time the championships was held in Italy.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres  Nikolay Kolesnikov (URS) 6.64  Petar Petrov (BUL) 6.66  Aleksandr Aksinin (URS) 6.73
400 metres  Pietro Mennea (ITA) 46.51  Ryszard Podlas (POL) 46.55  Nikolay Chernetskiy (URS) 46.72
800 metres  Markku Taskinen (FIN) 1:47.35 NR  Olaf Beyer (GDR) 1:47.68  Roger Milhau (FRA) 1:47.8a
1500 metres  Antti Loikkanen (FIN) 3:38.16 CR  Thomas Wessinghage (FRG) 3:38.23  Jürgen Straub (GDR) 3:40.2a
3000 metres  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 7:49.5a  Emiel Puttemans (BEL) 7:49.9a  Jörg Peter (GDR) 7:50.1a
60 metres hurdles  Thomas Munkelt (GDR) 7.62 =CR  Vyacheslav Kulebyakin (URS) 7.72  Giuseppe Buttari (ITA) 7.86
Pole vault  Tadeusz Ślusarski (POL) 5.45  Vladimir Trofimenko (URS) 5.40  Vladimir Sergiyenko (URS) 5.40
High jump  Vladimir Yashchenko (URS) 2.35 CR  Rolf Beilschmidt (GDR) 2.29  Wolfgang Killing (FRG) 2.27
Long jump  László Szalma (HUN) 7.83  Ronald Desruelles (BEL) 7.75  Vladimir Tsepelyov (URS) 7.73
Triple jump  Anatoliy Piskulin (URS) 16.82  Keith Connor (GBR) 16.53  Aleksandr Yakovlev (URS) 16.47
Shot put  Reijo Ståhlberg (FIN) 20.48  Władysław Komar (POL) 20.16  Geoff Capes (GBR) 20.11

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres  Marlies Oelsner (GDR) 7.12 CR  Linda Haglund (SWE) 7.18 NR  Lyudmila Storozhkova (URS) 7.27
400 metres  Marina Sidorova (URS) 52.42  Rita Bottiglieri (ITA) 53.18  Karoline Käfer (AUT) 53.56
800 metres  Ulrike Bruns (GDR) 2:02.3a  Totka Petrova (BUL) 2:02.5a  Mariana Suman (ROM) 2:03.4a
1500 metres  Ileana Silai (ROM) 4:07.1a CR  Natalia Marasescu (ROM) 4:07.4a  Brigitte Kraus (FRG) 4:07.6a
60 metres hurdles  Johanna Klier (GDR) 7.94 CR  Grażyna Rabsztyn (POL) 8.07  Silvia Kempin (GDR) 8.15
High jump  Sara Simeoni (ITA) 1.94 CR  Brigitte Holzapfel (FRG) 1.91  Urszula Kielan (POL) 1.88
Long jump  Jarmila Nygrýnová (TCH) 6.62  Ildikó Erdélyi (HUN) 6.49  Sue Reeve (GBR) 6.48
Shot put  Helena Fibingerová (TCH) 20.67  Margitta Droese (GDR) 19.77  Eva Wilms (FRG) 19.24

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 4 3 3 10
2  Soviet Union 4 2 6 12
3  Finland 3 0 0 3
4  Italy 2 1 1 4
5  Czechoslovakia 2 0 0 2
6  Poland 1 3 1 5
7  Romania 1 1 1 3
8  Hungary 1 1 0 2
9   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
10  West Germany 0 2 3 5
11  Belgium 0 2 0 2
 Bulgaria 0 2 0 2
13  United Kingdom 0 1 2 3
14  Sweden 0 1 0 1
15  Austria 0 0 1 1
 France 0 0 1 1

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