1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup

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1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Organisers IAAF
Edition 5th
Date October 10
Host city Eschborn, Hessen, Federal Republic of Germany Germany
Nations participating 8
Athletes participating 60
Races 2

The 1970 IAAF World Race Walking Cup was held in Eschborn, Federal Republic of Germany, on October 10, 1970. The event was also known as Lugano Trophy.

Complete results were published.[1]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men
20 km walk  Hans-Georg Reimann (GDR) 1:26:55  Vladimir Golubnichiy (URS) 1:27:22  Peter Frenkel (GDR) 1:27:33
50 km walk  Christoph Höhne (GDR) 4:04:36  Veniamin Soldatenko (URS) 4:09:52  Burkhard Leuschke (GDR) 4:11:10
Men (Team)
Team  East Germany 134 pts  Soviet Union 125 pts  West Germany 88 pts

Results[edit]

Men's 20 km[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Hans-Georg Reimann  East Germany (GDR) 1:26:55
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Golubnichiy  Soviet Union (URS) 1:27:22
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Peter Frenkel  East Germany (GDR) 1:27:33
4 Nikolay Smaga  Soviet Union (URS) 1:28:09
5 Gennadiy Agapov  Soviet Union (URS) 1:28:25
6 Gerhard Sperling  East Germany (GDR) 1:28:48
7 Wilfried Wesch  West Germany (FRG) 1:30:16
8 Dave Romansky  United States (USA) 1:30:47
9 Tom Dooley  United States (USA) 1:30:50
10 Ron Wallwork  Great Britain (GBR) 1:31:36
11 Bernhard Nermerich  West Germany (FRG) 1:32:14
12 Pasquale Busca  Italy (ITA) 1:32:31
13 Edoardo Quirino  Italy (ITA) 1:32:42
14 Andor Antal  Hungary (HUN) 1:32:50
15 Paul Nihill  Great Britain (GBR) 1:33:10
16 Gabriele Nigro  Italy (ITA) 1:33:53
17 Siegfried Zschiegner  East Germany (GDR) 1:34:01
18 Shaun Lightman  Great Britain (GBR) 1:34:38
19 Heinz Mayr  West Germany (FRG) 1:34:55
20 Stefan Ingvarsson  Sweden (SWE) 1:35:06
21 Lennart Back  Sweden (SWE) 1:35:29
22 Hans Tenggren  Sweden (SWE) 1:35:58
23 Ronald Daniel  United States (USA) 1:37:02
24 Ronald Kulik  United States (USA) 1:37:38
25 Gerd Schuth  West Germany (FRG) 1:38:29
26 Kåre Moen  Sweden (SWE) 1:40:46
27 János Tábori  Hungary (HUN) 1:40:50
28 Robert Hughes  Great Britain (GBR) 1:41:41
29 Sándor Forian  Hungary (HUN) 1:44:09
Nicola De Vito  Italy (ITA) DNF

Men's 50 km[edit]

Place Athlete Nation Time
1st, gold medalist(s) Christoph Höhne  East Germany (GDR) 4:04:36
2nd, silver medalist(s) Veniamin Soldatenko  Soviet Union (URS) 4:09:52
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Burkhard Leuschke  East Germany (GDR) 4:11:10
4 Peter Selzer  East Germany (GDR) 4:11:48
5 Winfried Skotnicki  East Germany (GDR) 4:13:33
6 Yevgeniy Lyungin  Soviet Union (URS) 4:14:50
7 Herbert Meier  West Germany (FRG) 4:15:52
8 Otto Barch  Soviet Union (URS) 4:16:47
9 Horst-Rüdiger Magnor  West Germany (FRG) 4:18:41
10 Örjan Andersson  Sweden (SWE) 4:19:02
11 Ray Middleton  Great Britain (GBR) 4:19:58
12 Antal Kiss  Hungary (HUN) 4:20:31
13 Bernd Kannenberg  West Germany (FRG) 4:21:44
14 Walter Sgardello  Italy (ITA) 4:26:25
15 Bob Dobson  Great Britain (GBR) 4:26:59
16 John Knifton  United States (USA) 4:28:42
17 Domenico Carpentieri  Italy (ITA) 4:31:26
18 Gerhard Weidner  West Germany (FRG) 4:32:52
19 Goetz Klopfer  United States (USA) 4:33:24
20 Stig Lindberg  Sweden (SWE) 4:34:03
21 John Warhurst  Great Britain (GBR) 4:34:31
22 Bob Kitchen  United States (USA) 4:37:54
23 Armando Zambaldo  Italy (ITA) 4:40:17
24 Ken Harding  Great Britain (GBR) 4:42:04
25 Tivadar Schiller  Hungary (HUN) 4:48:22
26 Ingvar Pettersson  Sweden (SWE) 4:53:49
István Havasi  Hungary (HUN) DNF
Vittorio Visini  Italy (ITA) DNF
Daniel Björkgren  Sweden (SWE) DNF
Jim Lopes  United States (USA) DNF

Team[edit]

The team rankings, named Lugano Trophy, combined the 20km and 50km events team results.[2]

Place Country Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  East Germany 134 pts
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Soviet Union 125 pts
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  West Germany 88 pts
4  United Kingdom 65 pts
5  Italy 59 pts
6  United States 59 pts
7  Sweden 40 pts
8  Hungary 31 pts
9  India DNS

Participation[edit]

The participation of 60 athletes from 8 countries is reported.[1]

Qualifying Rounds[edit]

From 1961 to 1985 there were qualifying rounds with the first two winners proceeding to the final. This year, the German Democratic Republic, the United Kingdom, India, the United States, and the Soviet Union proceeded directly to the final.

  Countries qualifying for the final are highlighted in green

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b IAAF WORLD RACE WALKING CUP - SARANSK 2012 - FACTS & FIGURES (PDF), IAAF, retrieved July 29, 2013 
  2. ^ "IAAF WORLD RACE WALKING CUP - TAICANG 2014 - FACTS & FIGURES" (PDF). iaaf.org. Retrieved 5 August 2017. Men’s Lugano Trophy(Combining results of 20Km & 50Km)