1979 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1979 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 9th
Date September 29-30
Host city Eschborn, Hessen, Federal Republic of Germany Germany
Nations participating 18
Athletes participating 147
Races 3

The 1979 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany, on September 29-30, 1979. The event was also known as IAAF Race Walking World Cup. The women's 5 km race was now officially introduced into the competition with the women's teams competing for the Eschborn Cup.

Complete results were published.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
20 km walk  Daniel Bautista (MEX) 1:18:49  Boris Yakovlev (URS) 1:19:46  Nikolay Vinnichenko (URS) 1:20:05
50 km walk  Martín Bermúdez (MEX) 3:43:36  Enrique Vera Ibanez (MEX) 3:43:59  Viktor Dorovskikh (URS) 3:45:51
Lugano Cup (Men)
Team (Men)  Mexico 240 pts  Soviet Union 235 pts  East Germany 201 pts
Women
5 km walk  Marion Fawkes (GBR) 22:51  Carol Tyson (GBR) 22:59  Thorill Gylder (NOR) 23:08
Eschborn Cup (Women)
Team (Women)  United Kingdom 85 pts  Sweden 74 pts  Norway 69 pts


Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Daniel Bautista  MEX 1:18:49
2nd Boris Yakovlev  URS 1:19:46
3rd Nikolay Vinnichenko  URS 1:20:05
4 Anatoliy Solomin  URS 1:20:13
5 Pyotr Pochinchuk  URS 1:20:28
6 Ernesto Canto  MEX 1:21:12
7 Hartwig Gauder  GDR 1:21:50
8 Felix Gómez  MEX 1:22:09
9 Roland Wieser  GDR 1:22:32
10 Jozef Pribilinec  TCH 1:22:44
11 Ronald Weigel  GDR 1:22:50
12 Fred Sparmann  GDR 1:22:52
13 Bohdan Bułakowski  POL 1:23:01
14 Alessandro Pezzatini  ITA 1:23:42
15 Juraj Bencík  TCH 1:24:34
16 János Szálas  HUN 1:24:42
17 Antonio Carrera  MEX 1:25:09
18 Pavol Blaûek  TCH 1:25:14
19 Jan Ornoch  POL 1:25:17
20 Giancarlo Gandossi  ITA 1:25:25
21 Dave Smith  AUS 1:25:36
22 Štefan Petrík  TCH 1:26:02
23 Imre Stankovics  HUN 1:26:25
24 Jaroslaw Kazmierski  POL 1:26:46
25 Jorge Llopart  ESP 1:26:55
26 Roger Mills  GBR 1:27:25
27 Olly Flynn  GBR 1:27:49
28 Bo Gustafsson  SWE 1:27:59
29 Chris Harvey  GBR 1:28:26
30 Alf Brandt  SWE 1:28:47
31 Jim Heiring  USA 1:28:51
32 Amos Seddon  GBR 1:28:56
33 Zbigniew Gosławski  POL 1:29:24
34 Per Möller  SWE 1:29:47
35 Chris Hansen  USA 1:29:56
36 Miklós Domján  HUN 1:29:57
37 Owe Hemmingsson  SWE 1:30:02
38 Alfons Schwarz  FRG 1:30:24
39 Karl Degener  FRG 1:31:02
40 Wolfgang Wiedemann  FRG 1:32:23
41 Graham Seatter  NZL 1:33:03
42 Rod Huxley  AUS 1:33:45
43 Peter Fullager  AUS 1:34:13
44 John Smith  AUS 1:36:15
45 Steve Pecinovsky  USA 1:37:22
46 Andrés Marin  ESP 1:39:26
47 Luis Bueno  ESP 1:39:39
48 Gumersindo Carné  ESP 1:50:46
Hans Michalski  FRG DQ
Maurizio Damilano  ITA DQ
Neal Pike  USA DQ
Roberto Buccione  ITA DNF
Neil Blaney  NZL DNF
Allan Callow  NZL DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Martín Bermúdez  MEX 3:43:36
2nd Enrique Vera  MEX 3:43:59
3rd Viktor Dorovskikh  URS 3:45:51
4 Raúl González  MEX 3:46:36
5 Vyacheslav Fursov  URS 3:46:55
6 Pyotr Melnik  URS 3:49:31
7 José Marín  ESP 3:49:46
8 Dietmar Meisch  GDR 3:50:02
9 Paolo Grecucci  ITA 3:50:51
10 Willi Sawall  AUS 3:51:08
11 Sandro Bellucci  ITA 3:51:08
12 Matthias Kroel  GDR 3:52:10
13 Horst Matern  GDR 3:52:10
14 Domenico Carpentieri  ITA 3:52:44
15 Otto Barch  URS 3:53:32
16 Hans Binder  FRG 3:57:31
17 Jaromír Vanous  TCH 3:58:01
18 Feliks Sliwinski  POL 3:59:19
19 László Sátor  HUN 3:59:37
20 Heinrich Schubert  FRG 3:59:58
21 Gerhard Weidner  FRG 4:01:01
22 Bengt Simonsen  SWE 4:01:43
23 Vittorio Visini  ITA 4:02:28
24 Agustin Jorbo  ESP 4:02:52
25 Tim Erickson  AUS 4:03:17
26 Stanisław Rola  POL 4:03:29
27 Jan Dzurnák  TCH 4:04:03
28 János Dalmati  HUN 4:08:52
29 Michael Parker  NZL 4:08:56
30 Stig-Olof Elovsson  SWE 4:09:44
31 Adrian James  GBR 4:09:52
32 Max Sjöholm  SWE 4:10:52
33 Per Rasmussen  SWE 4:11:56
34 Vince OʼSullivan  USA 4:12:15
35 Marco Evoniuk  USA 4:12:37
36 John Sheard  AUS 4:13:55
37 Ian Richards  GBR 4:14:47
38 Dan OʼConnor  USA 4:17:34
39 George Nibre  GBR 4:18:19
40 Rafael Espejo  ESP 4:24:02
41 Vladislav Dostál  TCH 4:24:56
42 Zoltán Rutkai  HUN 4:25:56
43 Chris Maddocks  GBR 4:27:03
44 Carl Schueler  USA 4:27:24
45 Attila Márton  HUN 4:28:52
Greg Sockhill  AUS DQ
Jürgen Meyer  FRG DQ
Steffen Müller  GDR DQ
Pedro Aroche  MEX DQ
Manuel Alcalde  ESP DNF
Allan Callow  NZL DNF
Ross Pilkington  NZL DNF
Graham Seatter  NZL DNF
Bogusław Duda  POL DNF
Stanisław Korneluk  POL DNF

Team (Men)[edit]

Place Country Points
1st  Mexico 240 pts
2nd  Soviet Union 235 pts
3rd  East Germany 201 pts
4  Italy 152 pts
5  Czechoslovakia 142 pts
6  Poland 127 pts
7  Hungary 112 pts
8  West Germany 108 pts
9  Australia 103 pts
10  Sweden 101 pts
11  Spain 94 pts
12  United Kingdom 89 pts
13  United States 67 pts
14  New Zealand 25 pts

Women's 5 km[edit]

Place Athlete Time
1st Marion Fawkes  GBR 22:51
2nd Carol Tyson  GBR 22:59
3rd Thorill Gylder  NOR 23:08
4 Elisabet Olsson  SWE 23:10
5 Susan Orr-Cook  AUS 23:25
6 Irene Bateman  GBR 23:25
7 Britt-Marie Carlsson  SWE 23:30
8 Margareta Simu  SWE 23:48
9 Mia Kjølberg  NOR 23:50
10 Susan Liers-Westerfield  USA 24:02
11 Sally Pierson  AUS 24:08
12 Fröydis Hilsen  NOR 24:14
13 Elaine Cox  GBR 24:18
14 Gerd Gylder  NOR 24:22
15 Lorraine Young-Jachno  AUS 24:35
16 Jeanine Piroux/Vignat  FRA 24:36
17 Ann Jansson  SWE 24:45
18 Giuliana Salce  ITA 24:46
19 Chris Sakelarios  USA 24:50
20 Ingrid Adam  FRG 24:56
21 Regine Broders  FRG 24:57
22 Sue Brodock  USA 25:00
23 Paula Kash  USA 25:08
24 Karen Iselin  AUS 25:21
25 Monika Glöckler  FRG 25:24
26 Kristina Schenk  FRG 25:42
27 Viviane Guilmain  FRA 25:49
28 Suzanne Griesbach  FRA 25:57
29 Margot Vetterli   SUI 26:09
30 Sonia Ripanti  ITA 26:27
31 Claudine Gerald/Richard  FRA 26:31
32 Charlotte Hansen  DEN 26:32
33 Edith Sappl   SUI 26:50
34 Tina Thomsen  DEN 26:52
35 Valeria Carpanese  ITA 27:17
36 Jeanette Hansen  DEN 27:25
37 Paula Gobbi  ITA 27:47
38 Ulla Kristiansen  DEN 28:07
39 Christiane Udriot   SUI 28:58
40 Nicol Caloz   SUI 30:37

Team (Women)[edit]

Place Country Points
1st  United Kingdom 85 pts
2nd  Sweden 74 pts
3rd  Norway 69 pts
4  Australia 64 pts
5  United States 48 pts
6  West Germany 38 pts
7  France 36 pts
8  Italy 26 pts
9   Switzerland 14 pts
10  Denmark 12 pts

Participation[edit]

The participation of 147 athletes (107 men/40 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, México, the German Democratic Republic, Italy, the Soviet Union, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

See also[edit]

References[edit]