1997 European Athletics U23 Championships

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1st European Athletics U23 Championships
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Host city Turku, Finland
Date(s) 10-13 July 1997
Level U23
Type Outdoor
Participation 652 athletes from
37 nations
Events 43

The 1st European Athletics U23 Championships were held in Turku, Finland on 10-13 July 1997.

Complete results and medal winners were published.[1][2][3][4]

Men's Results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Angelos Pavlakakis
 Greece
10.18 Carlos Calado
 Portugal
10.29 Marlon Devonish
 Great Britain
10.32
200 metres
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Julian Golding
 Great Britain
20.46 Alessandro Attene
 Italy
20.68 Ryszard Pilarczyk
 Poland
20.87
400 metres
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Mark Hylton
 Great Britain
45.71 Piotr Haczek
 Poland
45.72 Kjell Provost
 Belgium
45.99
800 metres
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Andrea Longo
 Italy
1:46.49 André Bucher
  Switzerland
1:47.13 Grzegorz Krzosek
 Poland
1:47.45
1500 metres
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Reyes Estévez
 Spain
3:42.37 Carlos García
 Spain
3:43.24 Alexandru Vasile
 Romania
3:43.36
5000 metres
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Simone Zanon
 Italy
13:45.90 Rachid Berradi
 Italy
13:47.08 Sergey Lukin
 Russia
13:48.04
10,000 metres
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Rachid Berradi
 Italy
28:31.12 Serhiy Lebid
 Ukraine
28:39.71 Simone Zanon
 Italy
28:56.33
110 metres hurdles
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Frank Busemann
 Germany
13.54 Sven Pieters
 Belgium
13.56 Andrey Kislykh
 Russia
13.56
400 metres hurdles
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Lukáš Souček
 Czech Republic
49.08 Marcel Schelbert
  Switzerland
49.43 Xavier Ravenet
 France
49.63
3000 metres steeplechase
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Luciano Di Pardo
 Italy
8:34.24 Vincent Le Dauphin
 France
8:36.92 Konstantin Tomskiy
 Russia
8:37.81
20 kilometres walk
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Aigars Fadejevs
 Latvia
1:19:58 Paquillo Fernández
 Spain
1:21:59 Artur Meleshkevich
 Belarus
1:22:26
High jump
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Staffan Strand
 Sweden
2.28 Martin Buß
 Germany
2.24 Marcin Kaczocha
 Poland
2.24
Pole vault
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Yevgeniy Smiryagin
 Russia
5.70 Montxu Miranda
 Spain
5.50 Petr Špaček
 Czech Republic
5.50
Long jump
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Carlos Calado
 Portugal
8.32 Kirill Sosunov
 Russia
8.30 Olexiy Lukashevych
 Ukraine
8.09
Triple jump
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Vyacheslav Taranov
 Russia
16.95 Marat Safiullin
 Russia
16.29 Tayo Erogbobgo
 Great Britain
16.28
Shot put
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Conny Karlsson
 Finland
19.48 Gunnar Pfingsten
 Germany
19.11 Andreas Gustafsson
 Sweden
19.09
Discus throw
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Andrzej Krawczyk
 Poland
59.54 Timo Sinervo
 Finland
57.20 Kiril Chuprinin
 Ukraine
56.78
Hammer throw
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Ivan Tsikhan
 Belarus
77.46 Szymon Ziółkowski
 Poland
73.68 Nikolay Avlasevich
 Belarus
72.40
Javelin throw
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Pietari Skyttä
 Finland
81.58 Matti Närhi
 Finland
80.72 Christian Nicolay
 Germany
78.18
4 × 100 metres relay
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 Great Britain
Daniel Money
Marlon Devonish
Jamie Henthorn
Julian Golding
38.99  Poland
Marcin Krzywański
Dariusz Adamczyk
Piotr Balcerzak
Ryszard Pilarczyk
39.27  Germany
Alexander Kosenkow
Eduard Martin
Patrik Weimer
Uwe Eisenbeis
39.45
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Poland
Ryszard Pilarczyk
Piotr Długosielski
Jacek Bocian
Piotr Haczek
3:03.07  Czech Republic
David Nikodým
Lukáš Souček
Jan Štejfa
Jiří Mužík
3:04.13  Germany
Thomas Goller
Maik Liebe
Lars Figura
Carlos Gachanja
3:04.32
Decathlon
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Klaus Isekenmeier
 Germany
7926 Oleksandr Yurkov
 Ukraine
7888 Pierre-Alexandre Vial
 France
7866

Women's Results[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres
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Nora Ivanova
 Bulgaria
11.50 Esther Möller
 Germany
11.53 Marie-Joelle Dogbo
 France
11.54
200 metres
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Hana Benešová
 Czech Republic
22.57 Shanta Ghosh
 Germany
22.80 Katia Benth
 France
23.19
400 metres
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Allison Curbishley
 Great Britain
50.85 Hana Benešová
 Czech Republic
51.82 Claudia Angerhausen
 Germany
53.45
800 metres
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Irina Nedelenko
 Ukraine
2:01.72 Dorota Fiut
 Poland
2:02.44 Lyudmila Goncharova
 Russia
2:02.72
1500 metres
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Andrea Šuldesová
 Czech Republic
4:13.92 Lidia Chojecka
 Poland
4:14.70 Natalya Chernyshova
 Ukraine
4:15.43
5000 metres
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Oksana Zheleznyak
 Russia
15:45.22 Cristina Iloc
 Romania
15:46.59 Marta Domínguez
 Spain
15:49.96
10,000 metres
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Olivera Jevtić
 Yugoslavia
32:44.22 Annemari Sandell
 Finland
32:48.57 Stine Larsen
 Norway
33:11.09
100 metres hurdles
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Irina Korotya
 Russia
12.97 Diane Allahgreen
 Great Britain
13.03 Johanna Halkoaho
 Finland
13.35
400 metres hurdles
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Rikke Rønholt
 Denmark
57.22 Vicki Jamison
 Great Britain
57.43 Małgorzata Pskit
 Poland
57.68
10 kilometres walk
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Olga Panfyorova
 Russia
43:33 María Vasco
 Spain
44:01 Susana Feitor
 Portugal
44:26
High jump
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Yuliya Lyakhova
 Russia
1.97 Kajsa Bergqvist
 Sweden
1.93 Daniela Rath
 Germany
1.91
Pole vault
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Eszter Szemerédi
 Hungary
4.10 Janet Zach
 Germany
4.05 Sabine Schulte
 Germany
Monique de Wilt
 Netherlands
3.80
Long jump
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Tatyana Kotova
 Russia
6.57 Cristina Nicolau
 Romania
6.43 Sofia Schulte
 Germany
6.39
Triple jump
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Cristina Nicolau
 Romania
14.22 Anja Valant
 Slovenia
13.98 Heli Koivula
 Finland
13.88
Shot put
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Nadine Kleinert
 Germany
18.27 Corrie de Bruin
 Netherlands
18.06 Yanina Karolchyk
 Belarus
13.98
Discus throw
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Corrie de Bruin
 Netherlands
57.72 Kathleen Hering
 Germany
56.78 Yanina Karolchyk
 Belarus
56.36
Hammer throw
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Mihaela Melinte
 Romania
70.26 Simone Mathes
 Germany
64.38 Lyn Sprules
 Great Britain
61.70
Javelin throw
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Taina Uppa
 Finland
56.48 Alina Serdyuk
 Belarus
55.56 Merja Pitkänen
 Finland
55.24
4 × 100 metres relay
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 Germany
Esther Möller
Shanta Ghosh
Nancy Kette
Silke Eichmann
43.94  Russia
Yelena Tishkova
Irina Korotya
Olga Maksimova
Yuliya Vertyanova
44.41  Italy
Elena Apollonio
Elena Sordelli
Manuela Grillo
Manuela Levorato
44.73
4 × 400 metres relay
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 Great Britain
Vicki Jamison
Jo Sloane
Jeina Mitchell
Allison Curbishley
3:32.81  Germany
Nicole Marahrens
Shanta Ghosh
Claudia Gesell
Claudia Angerhausen
3:33.77  Czech Republic
Jitka Burianová
Eva Kasalová
Andrea Šuldesová
Hana Benešová
3:33.83
Heptathlon
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Kathleen Gutjahr
 Germany
6130 Yuliya Akulenko
 Ukraine
6117 Diana Koritskaya
 Russia
6014

Medals table[edit]

      Host nation (Finland)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia 7 3 5 15
2  Germany 5 8 7 20
3  Great Britain 5 2 3 10
4  Italy 4 2 2 8
5  Finland 3 3 3 9
6  Czech Republic 3 2 2 7
7  Poland 2 5 4 11
8  Romania 2 2 1 5
9  Spain 1 4 1 6
10  Ukraine 1 3 3 7
11  Belarus 1 1 4 6
12  Netherlands 1 1 1 3
12  Portugal 1 1 1 3
12  Sweden 1 1 1 3
15  Bulgaria 1 0 0 1
15  Denmark 1 0 0 1
15  Greece 1 0 0 1
15  Hungary 1 0 0 1
15  Latvia 1 0 0 1
15  Yugoslavia 1 0 0 1
21   Switzerland 0 2 0 2
22  France 0 1 4 5
23  Belgium 0 1 1 2
24  Slovenia 0 1 0 1
25  Norway 0 0 1 1
25 Total 43 43 44 130

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 652 athletes from 37 countries participated in the event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Athletics U23 Championships Ostrava 2011 - STATISTICS HANDBOOK - 1st European Athletics U23 Championships - Turku, Finland 10.7. - 13.7.1997 (PDF), European Athletics Association, pp. 5–16, retrieved 24 October 2014 
  2. ^ Gordon, Ed (13 July 1997), European Championships for Under 23 (Turku, Finland), athletix.org, retrieved 24 October 2014 
  3. ^ "Championnats d'Europe Espoirs - LES «BLEUETS» SE TROUVENT UNE ÂME", L'Athlétisme (in French) (Fédération française d'athlétisme) 08 (N403), 1997: 17–18, retrieved 24 October 2014 
  4. ^ Athletics Weekly, EUROPEAN UNDER 23 CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved 24 October 2014 

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