1986 European Athletics Championships

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14th European Athletics Championships
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The logo of the 1986 European Athletics Championships
Host city Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany
Date(s) 26 – 31 August 1986
Main stadium Neckarstadion
Level Senior
Type Outdoor
Participation 906 athletes from
31 nations
Events 43

The 14th European Athletics Championships were held from 26 to 31 August 1986 at the Neckarstadion in Stuttgart, a city in West Germany. Contemporaneous reports on the event were given in the Glasgow Herald.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15]

Men's results[edit]

Complete results were published.[16]

Track[edit]

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Linford Christie
 Great Britain
10.15 Steffen Bringmann
 East Germany
10.20 Bruno Marie-Rose
 France
10.21
200 metres
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Vladimir Krylov
 Soviet Union
20.52 Jürgen Evers
 West Germany
20.75 Andrey Fedoriv
 Soviet Union
20.84
400 metres
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Roger Black
 Great Britain
44.59 Thomas Schönlebe
 East Germany
44.63 Mathias Schersing
 East Germany
44.85
800 metres
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Sebastian Coe
 Great Britain
1:44.50 Tom McKean
 Great Britain
1:44.61 Steve Cram
 Great Britain
1:44.88
1500 metres
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Steve Cram
 Great Britain
3:41.09 Sebastian Coe
 Great Britain
3:41.67 Han Kulker
 Netherlands
3:42.11
5000 metres
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Jack Buckner
 Great Britain
13:10.15 Stefano Mei
 Italy
13:11.57 Tim Hutchings
 Great Britain
13:12.88
10,000 metres
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Stefano Mei
 Italy
27:56.79 Alberto Cova
 Italy
27:57.93 Salvatore Antibo
 Italy
28:00.25
Marathon
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Gelindo Bordin
 Italy
2: 10:54 Orlando Pizzolato
 Italy
2: 10:57 Herbert Steffny
 West Germany
2: 11:30
110 metres hurdles
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Stéphane Caristan
 France
13.20 Arto Bryggare
 Finland
13.42 Carlos Sala
 Spain
13.50
400 metres hurdles
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Harald Schmid
 West Germany
48:65 Aleksandr Vasilyev
 Soviet Union
48:76 Sven Nylander
 Sweden
49:38
3000 metres steeplechase
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Hagen Melzer
 East Germany
8:16.65 Francesco Panetta
 Italy
8:16.85 Patriz Ilg
 West Germany
8:16.92
20 kilometres walk
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Jozef Pribilinec
 Czechoslovakia
1: 21:15 Maurizio Damilano
 Italy
1: 21:17 Miguel Ángel Prieto
 Spain
1: 21:36
50 kilometres walk
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Hartwig Gauder
 East Germany
3: 40:55 Vyacheslav Ivanenko
 Soviet Union
3: 41:54 Valeriy Suntsov
 Soviet Union
3: 42:38
4x100 metres relay
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Aleksandr Yevgenyev
Nikolay Yuschmanov
Vladimir Muravyov
Viktor Bryzgin
 Soviet Union (URS)
38.29 Thomas Schröder
Steffen Bringmann
Olaf Prenzler
Frank Emmelmann
 East Germany (GDR)
38.64 Elliot Bunney
Daley Thompson
Mike McFarlane
Linford Christie
 Great Britain (GBR)
38.71
4x400 metres relay
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Derek Redmond
Kriss Akabusi
Brian Whittle
Roger Black
 Great Britain (GBR)
2:59.84 Klaus Just
Edgar Itt
Harald Schmid
Ralf Lübke
 West Germany (FRG)
3:00.17 Vladimir Prosin
Vladimir Krylov
Arkadiy Kornilov
Aleksandr Kurotchikin
 Soviet Union (URS)
3:00.47

Field[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Igor Paklin
 Soviet Union
2.34 Sergey Malchenko
 Soviet Union
2.31 Carlo Thränhardt
 West Germany
2.31
Long jump
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Robert Emmiyan
 Soviet Union
8.41 Sergey Layevskiy
 Soviet Union
8.01 Giovanni Evangelisti
 Italy
7.92
Pole vault
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Sergey Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.85 Vasiliy Bubka
 Soviet Union
5.75 Philippe Collet
 France
5.75
Triple jump
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Khristo Markov
 Bulgaria
17.66 Māris Bružiks
 Soviet Union
17.33 Oleg Protsenko
 Soviet Union
17.28
Shot put
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Werner Günthör
 Switzerland
22.22 Ulf Timmermann
 East Germany
21.84 Udo Beyer
 East Germany
20.74
Discus throw
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Romas Ubartas
 Soviet Union
67.08 Georgiy Kolnootchenko
 Soviet Union
66.32 Vaclavas Kidykas
 Soviet Union
65.60
Javelin throw
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Klaus Tafelmeier
 West Germany
84.76 Detlef Michel
 East Germany
81.90 Viktor Yevsyukov
 Soviet Union
81.80
Hammer throw
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Yuriy Sedykh
 Soviet Union
86.74
WR
Sergey Litvinov
 Soviet Union
85.74 Igor Nikulin
 Soviet Union
82.20
Decathlon
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Daley Thompson
 Great Britain
8811 Jürgen Hingsen
 West Germany
8730 Siegfried Wentz
 West Germany
8676

Women's results[edit]

Track[edit]

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
details
Marlies Oelsner-Gohr
 East Germany
10.91 Aneliya Nuneva
 Bulgaria
11.04 Nelli Cooman
 Netherlands
11.08
200 metres
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Heike Daute-Drechsler
 East Germany
21.71
WR
Marie-Christine Cazier
 France
22.32 Silke Gladisch
 East Germany
22.64
400 metres
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Marita Koch
 East Germany
48.22 Olga Vladykina
 Soviet Union
49.67 Petra Muller
 East Germany
49.88
800 metres
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Nadezhda Mushta-Olizarenko
 Soviet Union
1:57.15 Sigrun Ludvigs-Wodars
 East Germany
1:57.42 Lyubov Gurina
 Soviet Union
1:57.73
1500 metres
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Ravilya Agletdinova
 Soviet Union
4:01.19 Tetyana Khamitova-Samolenko
 Soviet Union
4:02.36 Doina Besliu-Melinte
 Romania
4:02.44
3000 metres
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Olga Krentzer-Bondarenko
 Soviet Union
8:33.99 Maricica Luca-Puică
 Romania
8:35.92 Yvonne Murray
 Great Britain
8:37.15
10,000 metres
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Ingrid Kristiansen
 Norway
30:23.25 Olga Krentzer-Bondarenko
 Soviet Union
30:57.21 Ulrike Klapezynski-Bruns
 East Germany
31:19.76
Marathon
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Rosa Mota
 Portugal
2:28:38 Laura Fogli
 Italy
2:32:52 Yekaterina Khramenkova
 Soviet Union
2:34:18
100 metres hurdles
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Yordanka Donkova-Atanasova
 Bulgaria
12.38 Cornelia Riefstahl-Oschkenat
 East Germany
12.55 Ginka Zagorcheva-Boycheva
 Bulgaria
12.70
400 metres hurdles
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Marina Makeyeva-Stepanova
 Soviet Union
53.32
WR
Sabine Busch
 East Germany
53.60 Cornelia Feuerbach
 East Germany
54.13
10 kilometres walk
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Mari Cruz Díaz
 Spain
46:09 Ann Janson
 Sweden
46:13 Siw Ybañez
 Sweden
46:19
4x100 metres relay
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Silke Gladisch
Sabine Rieger
Ingrid Brestrich-Auerswald
Marlies Oelsner-Göhr
 East Germany (GDR)
41.84 Ginka Zagorcheva-Boycheva
Aneliya Nuneva
Yordanka Donkova-Atanasova
Nadezhda Georgieva-Ivanova
 Bulgaria (BUL)
42.68 Antonia Nastorburko
Natalya Bochina
Marina Zhirova
Olga Zolotaryova
 Soviet Union (URS)
42.74
4x400 metres relay
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Kirsten Emmelmann
Sabine Busch
Petra Müller
Marita Koch
 East Germany (GDR)
3:16.87 Gisela Kinzel
Ute Thimm
Heidi-Elke Gaugel
Gaby Bussmann
 West Germany (FRG)
3:22.80 Ewa Kasprzyk
Marzena Wojdecka
Elżbieta Kapusta
Genowefa Błaszak
 Poland (POL)
3:24.65

Field[edit]

1978 | 1982 | 1986 | 1990 | 1994

Event Gold Silver Bronze
High jump
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Stefka Kostadinova
 Bulgaria
2.00 Svetlana Isaeva-Leseva
 Bulgaria
1.93 Olga Turchak
 Soviet Union
1.93
Long jump
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Heike Daute-Drechsler
 East Germany
7.27 Galina Chistyakova
 Soviet Union
7.09 Helga Radtke
 East Germany
6.89
Shot put
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Heidi Krieger
 East Germany
21.10 Ines Müller
 East Germany
20.81 Natalya Akhrimenko
 Soviet Union
20.68
Discus throw
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Diana Sachse
 East Germany
71.36 Tsvetanka Khristova
 Bulgaria
69.52 Martina Opitz
 East Germany
68.26
Javelin throw
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Fatima Whitbread
 Great Britain
77.44 Petra Felke
 East Germany
72.52 Beate Peters
 West Germany
68.04
Heptathlon
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Anke Behmer
 East Germany
6717 Natalya Schubenkova
 Soviet Union
6645 Judy Simpson
 Great Britain
6623

Medals table[edit]

      Host nation (West Germany)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 11 13 12 36
2  East Germany 11 10 8 29
3  Great Britain 8 2 5 15
4  Bulgaria 3 4 1 8
5  Italy 2 6 2 10
6  West Germany 2 4 5 11
7  France 1 1 2 4
8  Spain 1 0 2 3
9  Czechoslovakia 1 0 0 1
9  Norway 1 0 0 1
9  Portugal 1 0 0 1
9   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
13  Sweden 0 1 2 3
14  Romania 0 1 1 2
15  Finland 0 1 0 1
16  Netherlands 0 0 2 2
17  Poland 0 0 1 1
17 Total 43 43 43 129

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 878 athletes from 31 countries participated in the event, 28 athletes less than the official number of 906 as published.[17]

Notes[edit]

Differences to competition format since the 1982 European Championships:

New events added:
  • Women's 20 km walk replaces the 10 km walk .
  • Women's 10 000m.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 25, 1986), Europe sprint place finally ends the Wells nightmare, Glasgow Herald, p. 9, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  2. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 26, 1986), Coe has unfinished business to settle, Glasgow Herald, p. 26, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  3. ^ Cova loses, but Italians still celebrate treble, Glasgow Herald, August 27, 1986, p. 24, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  4. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 27, 1986), Wells canters his way towards European final, Glasgow Herald, p. 24, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  5. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 28, 1986), Disaster for Daley, but he still leads, Glasgow Herald, p. 21, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  6. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 28, 1986), Triumphant Christie's tribute to Wells, Glasgow Herald, p. 22, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  7. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 29, 1986), McKean's moment of glory, Glasgow Herald, p. 1, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  8. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 29, 1986), Silver stunner from McKean - First medal treble for Britain as Scot splits Coe and Cram, Glasgow Herald, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  9. ^ Thompson silences Germans, Glasgow Herald, August 29, 1986, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  10. ^ Record throw by wounded Fatima, Glasgow Herald, August 29, 1986, p. 28, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  11. ^ Gillon, Doug (August 30, 1986), No medal - but Wells regains his self-respect, Glasgow Herald, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  12. ^ Whitbread and Black rewrite record book, Glasgow Herald, August 30, 1986, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  13. ^ Daley turns to coaches in pursuit of perfection, Glasgow Herald, August 30, 1986, p. 20, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  14. ^ Gillon, Doug (September 1, 1986), Whittle unshod hero of Britain's relay triumph - Cram and Buckner add to record-equalling gold haul, Glasgow Herald, p. 7, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  15. ^ Hurdles no barrier for Stepanova, Glasgow Herald, September 1, 1986, p. 7, retrieved September 21, 2014 
  16. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, pp. 443–451, retrieved 13 August 2014 
  17. ^ European Athletics Championships Zürich 2014 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK, European Athletics Association, p. 4, retrieved 13 August 2014