1981 IAAF World Cup

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The 3rd IAAF World Cup in Athletics was an international track and field sporting event sponsored by the International Association of Athletics Federations, held on September 4–6, 1981, at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.

Overall results[edit]

Men[edit]

Pos. Team Result
1 Europe 147
2  East Germany 130
3  United States 127
4  Soviet Union 118
5 Americas 95
6  Italy 93
7 Africa 66
8 Oceania 61
9 Asia 59
 

Women[edit]

Pos. Team Result
1  East Germany 120,5
2 Europe 110
3  Soviet Union 98
4  United States 89
5 Americas 72
6  Italy 68,5
7 Oceania 58
8 Asia 32
9 Africa 26

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Allan Wells (GBR)
Europe
10.20  Ernest Obeng (GHA)
Africa
10.21  Frank Emmelmann (GDR)
East Germany
10.31
200 metres  Mel Lattany (USA)
United States
20.21  Allan Wells (GBR)
Europe
20.53  Frank Emmelmann (GDR)
East Germany
20.57
400 metres  Cliff Wiley (USA)
United States
44.88  Mauro Zuliani (ITA)
Italy
45.26  Bert Cameron (JAM)
Americas
45.27
800 metres  Sebastian Coe (GBR)
Europe
1:46.16  James Robinson (USA)
United States
1:47.31  Detlef Wagenknecht (GDR)
East Germany
1:47.49
1500 metres  Steve Ovett (GBR)
Europe
3:34.95  John Walker (NZL)
Oceania
3:35.49  Olaf Beyer (GDR)
East Germany
3:35.58
5000 metres  Eamonn Coghlan (IRL)
Europe
14:08.39  Hansjörg Kunze (GDR)
East Germany
14:08.54  Vittorio Fontanella (ITA)
Italy
14:09.06
10,000 metres  Werner Schildhauer (GDR)
East Germany
27:38.43  Mohamed Kedir (ETH)
Africa
27:39.44  Alberto Salazar (USA)
United States
27:40.69
110 metre hurdles  Greg Foster (USA)
United State
13.32  Alejandro Casañas (CUB)
Americas
13.36  Július Ivan (TCH)
Europe
13.66
400 metre hurdles  Edwin Moses (USA)
United States
47.37  Volker Beck (GDR)
East Germany
49.16  Harry Schulting (NED)
Europe
49.69
3000 metre steeplechase  Bogusław Mamiński (POL)
Europe
8:19.89  Mariano Scartezzini (ITA)
Italy
8:19.93  Masanari Shintaku (JPN)
Asia
8:23.64
4×100 metre relay Europe
Krzysztof Zwoliński
Zenon Licznerski
Leszek Dunecki
Marian Woronin
38.73 East Germany
Frank Hollender
Detlef Kübeck
Bernhard Hoff
Frank Emmelmann
38.79 United States
Mel Lattany
Anthony Ketchum
Stanley Floyd
Steve Williams
38.85
4×400 metre relay United States
Walter McCoy
Cliff Wiley
Willie Smith
Tony Darden
2:59.12 Europe
Eric Josjö
Fons Brijdenbach
Koen Gijsbers
Hartmut Weber
3:01.47 Americas
Héctor Daley
Colin Bradford
Mike Paul
Bert Cameron
3:02.01
High jump  Tyke Peacock (USA)
United States
2.28  Gerd Nagel (FRG)
Europe
2.26  Jörg Freimuth (GDR)
East Germany
2.24
Pole vault  Konstantin Volkov (URS)
Soviet Union
5.70  Jean-Michel Bellot (FRA)
Europe
5.55  Billy Olson (USA)
United States
5.50
Long jump  Carl Lewis (USA)
United States
8.15  Gary Honey (AUS)
Oceania
8.11  Shamil Abbyasov (URS)
Soviet Union
7.95
Triple jump  João Carlos de Oliveira (BRA)
Americas
17.37  Zou Zhenxian (CHN)
Asia
17.34  Willie Banks (USA)
United States
17.04
Shot put  Udo Beyer (GDR)
East Germany
21.40  Yevgeniy Mironov (URS)
Soviet Union
20.34  Dave Laut (USA)
United States
19.90
Discus throw  Armin Lemme (GDR)
East Germany
66.38  Luis Delís (CUB)
Americas
66.26  Imrich Bugár (TCH)
Europe
64.38
Hammer throw  Yuriy Sedykh (URS)
Soviet Union
77.42  Karl-Hans Riehm (FRG)
Europe
75.60  Giampaolo Urlando (ITA)
Italy
71.92
Javelin throw  Dainis Kūla (URS)
Soviet Union
89.74  Detlef Michel (GDR)
East Germany
89.38  Pentti Sinersaari (FIN)
Europe
83.26

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres  Evelyn Ashford (USA)
United States
11.02  Kathy Smallwood (GBR)
Europe
11.10  Marlies Göhr (GDR)
East Germany
11.13
200 metres  Evelyn Ashford (USA)
United States
22.18  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH)
Europe
22.31  Bärbel Wöckel (GDR)
East Germany
22.41
400 metres  Jarmila Kratochvílová (TCH)
Europe
48.61  Marita Koch (GDR)
East Germany
49.27  Jackie Pusey (JAM)
Americas
51.48
800 metres  Lyudmila Veselkova (URS)
Soviet Union
1:57.48  Martina Steuk (GDR)
East Germany
1:58.31  Jolanta Januchta (POL)
Europe
1:58.32
1500 metres  Tamara Sorokina (URS)
Soviet Union
4:03.33  Gabriella Dorio (ITA)
Italy
4:03.75  Ulrike Bruns (GDR)
East Germany
4:04.67
3000 metres  Angelika Zauber (GDR)
East Germany
8:54.89  Maricica Puică (ROU)
Europe
8:55.80  Silvana Cruciata (ITA)
Italy
8:57.10
100 metre hurdles  Tatyana Anisimova (URS)
Soviet Union
12.85  Kerstin Knabe (GDR)
East Germany
12.91  Lucyna Langer (POL)
Europe
12.97
400 metre hurdles  Ellen Neumann (GDR)
East Germany
54.82  Genowefa Błaszak (POL)
Europe
56.20  Anna Kastetskaya (URS)
Soviet Union
56.37
4×100 metre relay East Germany
Kirsten Siemon
Bärbel Wöckel
Gesine Walther
Marlies Göhr
42.22 United States
Alice Brown
Jeanette Bolden
Florence Griffith
Evelyn Ashford
42.82 Soviet Union
Olga Zolotaryova
Olga Nasonova
Lyudmila Kondratyeva
Natalya Bochina
43.01
4×400 metre relay East Germany
Dagmar Rübsam
Martina Steuk
Bärbel Wöckel
Marita Koch
3:20.62 Europe
Michelle Scutt
Verona Elder
Joslyn Hoyte-Smith
Jarmila Kratochvílová
3:23.03 Americas
Charmaine Crooks
Jackie Pusey
Marita Payne
June Griffith
3:26.42
High jump  Ulrike Meyfarth (FRG)
Europe
1.96  Tamara Bykova (URS)
Soviet Union
1.96  Pamela Spencer (USA)
United States
1.92
Long jump  Sigrid Ulbricht (GDR)
East Germany
6.80  Jodi Anderson (USA)
United States
6.61  Anna Włodarczyk (POL)
Europe
6.59
Shot put  Ilona Slupianek (GDR)
East Germany
20.60  Helena Fibingerová (TCH)
Europe
19.92  María Elena Sarría (CUB)
Americas
19.21
Discus throw  Evelin Jahl (GDR)
East Germany
66.70  Mariya Petkova (BUL)
Europe
66.30  Galina Savinkova (URS)
Soviet Union
63.96
Javelin throw  Antoaneta Todorova (BUL)
Europe
70.08  Petra Felke (GDR)
East Germany
66.60  Karin Smith (USA)
United States
63.04

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