1979 European Athletics Indoor Championships

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The 10th European Athletics Indoor Championships were held in Vienna, the capital city in Austria, in 1979. It was the second time the championships had been held in Vienna.

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres  Marian Woronin (POL) 6.57 CR  Leszek Dunecki (POL) 6.62  Petar Petrov (BUL) 6.63
400 metres  Karel Kolář (TCH) 46.21 CR  Stefano Malinverni (ITA) 46.59  Horia Toboc (ROM) 46.86
800 metres  Antonio Páez (ESP) 1:47.4a  Binko Kolev (BUL) 1:47.8a  András Paróczai (HUN) 1:48.2a
1500 metres  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL) 3:41.8a  Thomas Wessinghage (FRG) 3:42.2a  John Robson (GBR) 3:42.8a
3000 metres  Markus Ryffel (SUI) 7:44.43 CR  Christoph Herle (FRG) 7:45.44  Aleksandr Fedotkin (URS) 7:45.50
60 metres hurdles  Thomas Munkelt (GDR) 7.59 CR  Arto Bryggare (FIN) 7.67  Eduard Pereverzev (URS) 7.70
Pole vault  Władysław Kozakiewicz (POL) 5.58 CR  Konstantin Volkov (URS) 5.45  Vladimir Trofimenko (URS) 5.45
High jump  Vladimir Yashchenko (URS) 2.26  Gennadiy Belkov (URS) 2.26  André Schneider (FRG) 2.24
Long jump  Vladimir Tsepelyov (URS) 7.88  Valeriy Podluzhniy (URS) 7.86  Lutz Franke (GDR) 7.80
Triple jump  Gennadiy Valyukevich (URS) 17.02  Anatoliy Piskulin (URS) 16.97  Jaak Uudmäe (URS) 16.91
Shot put  Reijo Ståhlberg (FIN) 20.47  Geoff Capes (GBR) 20.23  Vladimir Kiselyov (URS) 20.01

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
60 metres  Marlies Göhr (GDR) 7.16  Marita Koch (GDR) 7.19  Lyudmila Storozhkova (URS) 7.22
400 metres  Verona Elder (GBR) 51.80  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH) 51.81  Karoline Käfer (AUT) 51.90
800 metres  Nikolina Shtereva (BUL) 2:02.6a  Anita Weiß (GDR) 2:02.9a  Fiţa Lovin (ROM) 2:03.1a
1500 metres  Natalia Marasescu (ROM) 4:03.5a CR  Zamira Zaytseva (URS) 4:03.9a  Svetlana Guskova (URS) 4:07.4a
60 metres hurdles  Danuta Perka (POL) 7.95  Grażyna Rabsztyn (POL) 8.00  Nina Morgulina (URS) 8.09
High jump  Andrea Mátay (HUN) 1.92  Urszula Kielan (POL) 1.85  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG) 1.80
Long jump  Siegrun Siegl (GDR) 6.70  Jarmila Nygrýnová (TCH) 6.42  Lena Johansson (SWE) 6.27
Shot put  Ilona Slupianek (GDR) 21.01  Marianne Adam (GDR) 20.11  Judy Oakes (GBR) 15.66

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 4 3 1 8
2  Soviet Union 3 5 8 16
3  Poland 3 3 0 6
4  Czechoslovakia 1 2 0 3
5  United Kingdom 1 1 2 4
6  Bulgaria 1 1 1 3
7  Finland 1 1 0 2
8  Romania 1 0 2 3
9  Hungary 1 0 1 2
10  Ireland 1 0 0 1
 Spain 1 0 0 1
  Switzerland 1 0 0 1
13  West Germany 0 2 2 4
14  Italy 0 1 0 1
15  Austria 0 0 1 1
 Sweden 0 0 1 1

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